Privacy Statement 2017-09-18T16:20:26+00:00

Privacy Statement

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 Advanced Watertek operates the advancedwatertek.com website. It is Advanced Watertek’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information it may collect while operating its website.

Website Visitors

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

Advanced Watertek also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on its blog. Advanced Watertek 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 blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Advanced Watertek’s websites choose to interact with Advanced Watertek in ways that require Advanced Watertek to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Advanced Watertek gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, Advanced Watertek collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Advanced Watertek. Advanced Watertek does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. 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

Advanced Watertek may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, Advanced Watertek may monitor the most popular blogs on the WordPress.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Advanced Watertek may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Advanced Watertek does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Advanced Watertek discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations that:-

  1. need to know that information in order to process it on Advanced Watertek’s behalf or to provide services available at Advanced Watertek’s websites, and
  2. that have agreed not to disclose it to others.

Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organisations may be located outside of your home country; by using Advanced Watertek’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.

Advanced Watertek will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations, as described above, Advanced Watertek discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Advanced Watertek believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Advanced Watertek, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of the Advanced Watertek website and have supplied your email address, Advanced Watertek 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 Advanced Watertek and its services. Advanced Watertek primarily uses its blog to communicate this type of information, so Advanced Watertek expects to keep this type of email to a minimum.

If you send Advanced Watertek a request (for example via a support email or via one of the feedback mechanisms), Advanced Watertek reserves the right to publish it in order to help Advanced Watertek to clarify or respond to your request or to help Advanced Watertek support other users. Advanced Watertek takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised 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. Advanced Watertek uses cookies to help Advanced Watertek identify and track visitors, their usage of the Advanced Watertek website, and their website access preferences. Advanced Watertek visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Advanced Watertek’s website, with the drawback that certain features of Advanced Watertek’ website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Advanced Watertek, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Advanced Watertek 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 Advanced Watertek may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on the website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognise 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 Advanced Watertek and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to our Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

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

Privacy policy based on Automattic’s Privacy Policy – released under the Creative Commons Sharealike licence.