CheckerCruncher Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At CheckerCruncher we have a few fundamental principles:

We don't ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can't stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.) We don't share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights. We don't store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services. Below is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals: If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact us.

The gist:

Basically our privacy policy ammounts to the following but you really should read the whole thing.

Privacy Policy

CheckerCruncher. (“CheckerCruncher”) operates several websites including checkercruncher.com, forum.checkercruncher.com, It is CheckerCruncher’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

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

CheckerCruncher also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. CheckerCruncher only discloses IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to CheckerCruncher’s websites choose to interact with CheckerCruncher in ways that require CheckerCruncher to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that CheckerCruncher gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.

For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account at CheckerCruncher.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with CheckerCruncher – by purchasing Premium Memberships for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions.

In each case, CheckerCruncher collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with CheckerCruncher. CheckerCruncher 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

CheckerCruncher may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, CheckerCruncher may monitor the most popular pages or problems on CheckerCruncher.com. CheckerCruncher may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, CheckerCruncher does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

CheckerCruncher 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 CheckerCruncher’s behalf or to provide services available at CheckerCruncher’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 CheckerCruncher’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. CheckerCruncher 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, CheckerCruncher discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when CheckerCruncher believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of CheckerCruncher, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of an CheckerCruncher website and have supplied your email address, CheckerCruncher 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 CheckerCruncher and our products. You may unsubscribe from such emails at any time.

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. CheckerCruncher 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. CheckerCruncher uses cookies to help CheckerCruncher identify and track visitors, their usage of CheckerCruncher website, and their website access preferences. CheckerCruncher visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using CheckerCruncher’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of CheckerCruncher’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies. For instance you will be unable to log in.

Business Transfers

If CheckerCruncher, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the event that CheckerCruncher 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 CheckerCruncher 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 CheckerCruncher and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments

User posted comments publicly viewable and will show your user name but not your email address.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, CheckerCruncher may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in CheckerCruncher’s sole discretion. CheckerCruncher 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.

License

This Privacy Policy document was based on Automattic's. Automattic has kindly distributed it under a Creative Commons Sharealike license.