Your privacy is critically important. At TW.com we have a few fundamental principles:
- We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
- It is TW.com’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. Please Contact us with any questions you have about this policy.
Website VisitorsLike most website operators, TW.com collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, TW.com as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. TW.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how TW.com’s visitors use its website. From time to time, TW.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
TW.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. TW.com 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.
Aggregated StatisticsTW.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. TW.com may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, TW.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying InformationCertain visitors to TW.com's websites choose to interact with TW.com in ways that require TW.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that TW.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with TW.com are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, TW.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with TW.com. TW.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.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying InformationTW.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 TW.com’s behalf or to provide services available at TW.com’s 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 TW.com. TW.com 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, TW.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when TW.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of TW.com, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of an TW.com website and have supplied your email address, TW.com 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 TW.com and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support 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. TW.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Business TransfersIf TW.com, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that TW.com 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 TW.com may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Comments viewed by othersNote that whenever you voluntarily make your Confidential Information or Other Information available for viewing by others online through this Website or its Content, it may be seen, collected and used by others, and therefore, we cannot be responsible for any unauthorized or improper use of the Confidential Information or Other Information that you voluntarily share.
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