Second story Books ("Second story Books") operates http://secondstorybooks.ca and may operate other websites. It is Second story Books policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Second story Books 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. Second story Books purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Second story Books visitors use its website. From time to time, Second story Books may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Second story Books also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://secondstorybooks.ca blogs/sites. Second story Books 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 commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Second story Books websites choose to interact with Second story Books in ways that require Second story Books to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Second story Books gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at http://secondstorybooks.ca to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Second story Books are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Second story Books collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Second story Books. Second story Books 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.
Second story Books may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Second story Books may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Second story Books does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Second story Books 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 Second story Books behalf or to provide services available at Second story Books 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 Second story Books websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Second story Books 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, Second story Books discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Second story Books believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Second story Books, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Second story Books website and have supplied your email address, Second story Books 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 Second story Books and our products. If you send us a request (for example via 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. Second story Books takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Second story Books, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Second story Books 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 Second story Books may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.