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