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