Like most website operators, rockfordmakerspace.com 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. rockfordmakerspace.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how rockfordmakerspace.com’s visitors use its website. From time to time, rockfordmakerspace.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
rockfordmakerspace.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. rockfordmakerspace.com does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does 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 rockfordmakerspace.com’s websites choose to interact with rockfordmakerspace.com in ways that require rockfordmakerspace.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that rockfordmakerspace.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who use our forums to provide a username and email address. In each case, rockfordmakerspace.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with rockfordmakerspace.com. rockfordmakerspace.com 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.
rockfordmakerspace.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, rockfordmakerspace.com may reveal how many visits a particular page or feature got. However, rockfordmakerspace.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
rockfordmakerspace.com 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 rockfordmakerspace.com’s behalf or to provide services available at rockfordmakerspace.com’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. rockfordmakerspace.com will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its officers, agents, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, rockfordmakerspace.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when rockfordmakerspace.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of rockfordmakerspace.com, third parties, or the public at large. rockfordmakerspace.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Non-human visitors (“robots,” “crawlers,” etc.) accessing this site should refer to the special terms and conditions located at http://rockfordmakerspace.com/noemailcollection.html.
Effective: 27 May 2017Updated: 27 May 2017