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Website Visitors

Like most website operators, By the Seat of Our Pants 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. By the Seat of Our Pants’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how By the Seat of Our Pants’ visitors use its website. From time to time, By the Seat of Our Pants may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

By the Seat of Our Pants also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blog. By the Seat of Our Pants only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to By the Seat of Our Pants’ website choose to interact with By the Seat of Our Pants in ways that requireBy the Seat of Our Pants to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that By the Seat of Our Pants gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who enter a contest to provide an email address. Those who engage in transactions with By the Seat of Our Pants – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, By the Seat of Our Pants collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with By the Seat of Our Pants. By the Seat of Our Pants does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

By the Seat of Our Pants may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. By the Seat of Our Pants may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, By the Seat of Our Pants does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

By the Seat of Our Pants 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 By the Seat of Our Pants’ behalf or to provide services available at By the Seat of Our Pants’  website, 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 usingBy the Seat of Our Pants’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. By the Seat of Our Pants 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, By the Seat of Our Pants discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when By the Seat of Our Pants believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of By the Seat of Our Pants, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a By the Seat of Our Pants website and have supplied your email address, By the Seat of Our Pants 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 By the Seat of Our Pants and our products. By the Seat of Our Pants takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. By the Seat of Our Pants may use cookies to help By the Seat of Our Pants identify and track visitors, their usage of By the Seat of Our Pants website, and their website access preferences. By the Seat of Our Pants visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using By the Seat of Our Pants’ websites, with the drawback that certain features of By the Seat of Our Pants’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If By the Seat of Our Pants, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event thatBy the Seat of Our Pants goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of By the Seat of Our Pants may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by By the Seat of Our Pants and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, By the Seat of Our Pants may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in By the Seat of Our Pants’ sole discretion. By the Seat of Our Pants encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.