Animegrapevine.com, (“Anime Grapevine”) takes the private nature of your personal information very seriously, Website Visitors Like most website operators, Anime Grapevine 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. Anime Grapevine’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Anime Grapevine’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Anime Grapevine may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.q. by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Anime Grapevine also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, Anime Grapevine does not use such information to identify its visitors, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below,
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Anime Grapevine’s websites choose to interact with Anime Grapevine in ways that require Anime Grapevine to gather personally-identifying information, The amount and type of information that Anime Grapevine gathers depends on the nature of the interaction, For example, we ask visitors who sign up for Anime Grapevine, com to provide a username and email address, In each case, Anime Grapevine collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Anime Grapevine. Anime Grapevine 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,
Anime Grapevine may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, Anime Grapevine may monitor the most popular collections on Anime Grapevine.com. Anime Grapevine may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Anime Grapevine does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Anime Grapevine 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 to process it on Anime Grapevine’s behalf or to provide services available at Anime Grapevine’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 Anime Grapevine’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Besides, in some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if Anime Grapevine or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Anime Grapevine goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquire or of Anime Grapevine may continue to use your personal and non-personal information only as outlined in this policy. Otherwise, Anime Grapevine 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, Anime Grapevine discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Anime Grapevine believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Anime Grapevine, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Anime Grapevine website and have supplied your email address, Anime Grapevine 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 Anime Grapevine and its products. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Anime Grapevine takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
You should also be aware that if you submit information to “chat rooms,” “forums” or “message boards” such information becomes public information, meaning that you lose any privacy rights you might have with regards to that information. Such disclosures may also increase your chances of receiving unwanted communications.
Links to Third Party Sites
All non-personally-identifying information, potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information described above is stored on restricted database servers.
If we ever send you information by email concerning new products, services or information that you did not expressly request, we will provide you with an email address by which you may request no further notices.
Address Book Data
Any external address book data (email contacts, etc.) that a user voluntarily gives Anime Grapevine access to will only be used for the described feature (looking up, friends, etc.), and will not be stored or repurposed.