Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

PurpleStars (“PurpleStars“) operates purplestars.com and may operate other websites. It is PurpleStars policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

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

PurpleStars also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for users leaving comments on purplestars.com blogs/sites. PurpleStars only discloses 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 PurpleStars websites choose to interact with PurpleStars in ways that require PurpleStars to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that PurpleStars gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on posts on  purplestars.com to provide an email address.  In each case, PurpleStars collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with PurpleStars. PurpleStars 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

PurpleStars may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. PurpleStars may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, PurpleStars does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

PurpleStars discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of the admin that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on PurpleStars behalf or to provide services available at PurpleStars websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Th admin of the site may be located outside of your home country; by using PurpleStars websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. PurpleStars will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to admin, as described above, PurpleStars discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when PurpleStars believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of PurpleStars, third parties or the public at large. PurpleStars 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. PurpleStars uses cookies to help PurpleStars identify and track visitors, their usage of PurpleStars website, and their website access preferences. PurpleStars visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using PurpleStars websites, with the drawback that certain features of PurpleStars websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If PurpleStars, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that the PurpleStars website was to be bought by someone else, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of PurpleStars 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 PurpleStars and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

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