Larry Sanger collects non-personally identifying information that web browsers & servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, the date & time of each visitor request. Larry Sanger’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Larry Sanger’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Larry Sanger may release non-personally identifying information in an aggregate & anonymous format.
Larry Sanger also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Larry Sanger does not use such information to identify its visitors & does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses & discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Larry Sanger’s websites choose to interact with Larry Sanger in ways that require Larry Sanger to gather personally-identifying information. The amount & type of information that Larry Sanger gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, Larry Sanger collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Larry Sanger. Larry Sanger 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.
Larry Sanger may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. However, Larry Sanger does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Larry Sanger discloses potentially personally-identifying & personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors & affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Larry Sanger’s behalf or to provide services available at Larry Sanger’s websites & (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors & affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Larry Sanger’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Larry Sanger will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying & personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors & affiliated organizations, as described above, Larry Sanger discloses potentially personally-identifying & personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Larry Sanger believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Larry Sanger, third parties, or the public at large. If you send us a request 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. Larry Sanger takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying & personally-identifying information.