Like most websites and businesses, Refined Bud may collect 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. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Refined Buds visitors use its website or its services.
Refined Bud may also collect potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. We will never use such information to identify our visitors, however, and will not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Refined Bud’s website choose to interact with us in ways that require Refind Bud to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Refined Bud gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who use our forums or are interested in our services to provide a username and email address. In each case, we collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Refined Bud. We 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.
Refined Bud may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, we may reveal how many downloads a particular version got, or say which areas of service are most popular based on checks from the back end of our company. However, Refined Bud does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Refined Bud discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated businesses that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Refined Bud’s behalf or to provide services available at Refined Bud, 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 Refined Bud, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Refined Bud 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, Refined Bud discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Refined Bud believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Refined Bud, third parties, or the public at large. If you have supplied your email address, Refined Bud 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 Refined Bud and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate tips and better marketing types of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum.