Like most website operators, The Patchsmith 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. The Patchsmith’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Patchsmith’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Patchsmith may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Patchsmith also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.thepatchsmith.com blog posts. The Patchsmith only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Certain visitors to The Patchsmith’s websites choose to interact with The Patchsmith in ways that require The Patchsmith to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Patchsmith gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.thepatchsmith.com to provide a username 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.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
The Patchsmith may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Patchsmith may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Patchsmith does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Patchsmith 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 The Patchsmith – by purchasing The Patchsmith's services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Patchsmith collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Patchsmith. The Patchsmith 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.