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