Like most website operators, Robert Starsi collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Robert Starsi’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Robert Starsi’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Robert Starsi may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of his website.
Robert Starsi also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Robert Starsi does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Robert Starsi’s websites choose to interact with Robert Starsi in ways that require Robert Starsi to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Robert Starsi gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, Robert Starsi collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Robert Starsi’s website. Robert Starsi does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Robert Starsi may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to his websites. For instance, Robert Starsi may reveal how many downloads a particular file got. However, Robert Starsi does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Robert Starsi discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Robert Starsi’s behalf or to provide services available at Robert Starsi’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Robert Starsi’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Robert Starsi will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Robert Starsi discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Robert Starsi believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Robert Starsi, third parties, or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Robert Starsi website and have supplied your email address, Robert Starsi may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Robert Starsi. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Robert Starsi takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
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