Lynn Ward operates www.vanostinstitute.org and may operate other www.vanostinstitute.org. It is Lynn Ward policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our www.vanostinstitute.org.
Like most www.vanostinstitute.org operators, Lynn Ward 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. Lynn Ward’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Lynn Ward visitors use its www.vanostinstitute.org. From time to time,Lynn Ward may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its www.vanostinstitute.org.
Lynn Ward also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on www.vanostinstitute.org blogs/sites. Lynn Ward 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 Lynn Ward’s www.vanostinstitute.org choose to interact with Lynn Ward in ways that require Lynn Ward to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Lynn Ward gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at www.vanostinstitute.org to provide a userLynn Ward and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Lynn Ward are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Lynn Ward collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Lynn Ward. Lynn Ward 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 www.vanostinstitute.org-related activities.
Lynn Ward may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its www.vanostinstitute.org. Lynn Ward may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Lynn Ward does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Lynn Ward 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 Lynn Ward behalf or to provide services available at Lynn Ward www.vanostinstitute.org, 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 Lynn Ward www.vanostinstitute.org, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Lynn Ward 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, Lynn Ward discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Lynn Ward believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Lynn Ward, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Lynn Ward www.vanostinstitute.org and have supplied your email address Lynn Ward 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 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. Lynn Ward takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.