Privacy

Lettre de Paris (“Lettre de Paris”) operates lettredeparis.com. It is Lettre de Paris’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Lettre de Paris 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. Lettre de Paris’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Lettre de Paris’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Lettre de Paris may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Lettre de Paris also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments our blog. Lettre de Paris 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 our administrators of the blog when a comment is left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Lettre de Paris choose to interact with Lettre de Paris in ways that require Lettre de Paris to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Lettre de Paris gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who wish to have an account with us to provide a username and email address. In each case, Lettre de Paris collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Lettre de Paris. Lettre de Paris 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.

Aggregated Statistics

Lettre de Paris may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Lettre de Paris may display this information publicly or provide it to others such as most popular artcles and so on. However, Lettre de Paris does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Lettre de Paris 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 Lettre de Paris’ behalf or to provide services available at Lettre de Paris’ 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 Lettre de Paris’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Lettre de Paris 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, Lettre de Paris discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Lettre de Paris believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Lettre de Paris, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of Lettre de Paris and have supplied your email address, Lettre de Paris 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 on Lettre de Paris, primarily done by email. 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. Lettre de Paris takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Lettre de Paris uses cookies to help Lettre de Paris identify and track visitors, their usage of Lettre de Paris, and their website access preferences. Lettre de Paris visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Lettre de Paris’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Lettre de Paris’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Lettre de Paris, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Lettre de Paris 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 acquiror of Lettre de Paris may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Lettre de Paris and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments

Lettre de Paris uses the Mollom "anti-spam" service (mollom.com). Comments and any other content susceptible to be protected by Mollom submitted to our website will be saved on our servers and be treated by Mollom's server. One can find Mollom's privacy policy here: http://mollom.com/web-service-privacy-policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Lettre de Paris may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Lettre de Paris’ sole discretion. Lettre de Paris encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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