Website Visitors and/or Members
Like most website operators, Chaos & Light Community 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 and/or member request. Chaos & Light Community’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Chaos & Light Community’s visitors and/or members use its website. From time to time, Chaos & Light Community may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Chaos & Light Community also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in members in the community and forum and for users leaving comments on https://www.chaosandlight.com/blog posts. Chaos & Light Community only discloses logged in member and commenter 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 Chaos & Light Community’s websites choose to interact with Chaos & Light Community in ways that require Chaos & Light Community to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Chaos & Light Community gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for the newsletter at https://www.chaosandlight.com/ to provide a first and last name and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Chaos & Light Community 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 Chaos & Light Community’s behalf or to provide services available at Chaos & Light Community’s website, 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 Chaos & Light Community’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Chaos & Light Community 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, Chaos & Light Community discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Chaos & Light Community believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Chaos & Light Community, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered member of https://www.chaosandlight.com/ and have supplied your email address, Chaos & Light Community 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 Chaos & Light Community and our products. We primarily use our blog and community to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. 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. Chaos & Light Community takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Chaos & Light Community may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Chaos & Light Community may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Chaos & Light Community does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, Chaos & Light Community uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with Chaos & Light Community – by purchasing Chaos & Light Community’s memberships, services, event tickets or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Chaos & Light Community collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor or member’s interaction with Chaos & Light Community. Chaos & Light Community does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described above. And visitors and members can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.