Updated: January 18, 2014
WTF Magazine puts your privacy at the top of our list of priorities.
Website Visitors and Registered Users
WTF Magazine collects non-personally-identifying information in a manner similar to many website operators. Information that is typically collected include but are not limited to ones such as the referring site, date and time of visit, browser, operating system, and count of returning versus new visitors. WTF Magazine uses this information to get a better understanding of their audience and therefore better the website as a whole. WTF Magazine may publish information to the general public regarding the usage of its website and or affiliate websites but will not release personally-identifying information. Information such as IP addresses or other personally-identifying information may be collected but will not be used to acquire private information on its visitors, nor will it disclose any such information other than described below.
Aggregation of Personally-Identifying Information
A number of visitors to WTF Magazine decide to interact with the website in a manner where personally-identifiable information is necessary. The amount or type of information that is required will depend upon the form of interaction. In every case, WTF Magazine will collect such information only as is required or deemed appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with WTF Magazine. WTF Magazine does not disclose personally-identifying information other then as described below. Visitors have the ability to refuse to provide personally-identifiable information at the risk that they may be prevented from engaging in certain website-related activities.
WTF Magazine may analyze and collect statistics about the activities of visitors to its websites. For example, WTF Magazine may keep account of the most popular pages, collections, or referring sites. WTF Magazine may display this information publicly or share it with others. WTF Magazine does not release personally-identifiable information related to its statistics other then as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifiable Information
WTF Magazine shares potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know such information to process it on WTF Magazine’s behalf or to provide services to WTF Magazine, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose any such information to any other party except for those directly involved. Some of this potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information may be given to parties outside of your country; by using WTF Magazine websites, you acknowledge and consent to the transfer of such information to them. Also, in some cases we may decide to buy or sell assets. In this type of transaction, information is one of the business assets that is transferred. Additionally, if WTF Magazine or considerably all of its assets were acquired, or in the unfortunate event that WTF Magazine goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, use information would be one of the assets that are transferred and or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that this type of transfer may occur, and that any acquirer of WTF Magazine may continue to use any personal and non-personal information only as set forth in this policy. Otherwise, WTF Magazine will not lease out, rent, or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Aside from its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as explained in the previous paragraph, WTF Magazine discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required by law to do so. WTF Magazine will also disclose such information when it believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights or property of WTF Magazine, third parties or the general public. Should you be a registered user of a WTF Magazine website and have supplied your email address, WTF Magazine may send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit feedback, and or keep you informed of what’s happening with WTF Magazine and its services. If you send a request to WTF Magazine either privately or through one of the websites contact tools, WTF Magazine reserves the right to publish it in order to assist us in clarifying, respond to your request, or to help other users with the same issue. WTF Magazine ensures that all measures are taken that are reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information. Please be aware that if you are submitting information to “chat rooms,” “forums,” “comments” or “message boards” such information is then considered public information. In other words, you lose any and all privacy rights you may have with regards to that information. Doing so also increases the amount of unwanted communications or SPAM.
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