Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Wearside Online - our promises to you - the Sunderland community for Mackems, Wearsiders and SAFC supporters

Indeed, this is the Privacy Policy for Wearside Online

Wearside Online – Our Full Privacy Policy:

Wearside Online Community Website (“Wearside Online“) operates wearsideonline.com and may operate other websites. It is Wearside Online’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites. Also, this privacy policy is our way of explaining certain points.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Wearside Online collects non-personally-identifying information. Indeed, the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available. This includes things such as the browser type, language preference, referring site. This also includes the date and time of each visitor request. Wearside Online’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Wearside Online’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Wearside Online may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate. For example, by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Wearside Online also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. This also applies to users leaving comments on wearsideonline.com blogs/sites. Wearside Online 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

Obviously, certain visitors to Wearside Online’s websites choose to interact with Wearside Online. Indeed, this is in ways that require Wearside Online to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Wearside Online gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at wearsideonline.com to provide a username and email address. Indeed, we may ask those who engage in transactions with Wearside Online to provide additional information. This obviously including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions.

In each case, Wearside Online collects such information only insofar as is necessary. Obviously, this is appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Wearside Online. Wearside Online does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Also, visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information. Obviously, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Wearside Online may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. Wearside Online may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Wearside Online does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Wearside Online 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 Wearside Online’s behalf or to provide services available at Wearside Online’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 your home country; by using Wearside Online’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Wearside Online 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, Wearside Online discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Wearside Online believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Wearside Online, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of an Wearside Online website and have supplied your email address, Wearside Online 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 Wearside Online 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. Wearside Online takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against unauthorized access. This also includes unauthorized use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

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

Business Transfers

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

Adverts

Ads appearing on any of our websites coming from our advertising partners, may also use their own cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. This is to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements. Obviously, adverts are what they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy indeed covers the use of cookies by Wearside Online. But it does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Wearside Online may change its Privacy Policy from time to time. Obviously at Wearside Online’s sole discretion. Wearside Online encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a wearsideonline.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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