Privacy Policy:

Dear Kassy ("Dear Kassy") operates DearKassy.com and may operate other websites. It is Dear Kassy's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

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

Dear Kassy also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on DearKassy.com blogs/sites. Dear Kassy 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 Dear Kassy's websites choose to interact with Dear Kassy in ways that require Dear Kassy to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Dear Kassy gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at DearKassy.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Dear Kassy are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Dear Kassy collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Dear Kassy. Dear Kassy 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

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

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Dear Kassy 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 Dear Kassy's behalf or to provide services available at Dear Kassy'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 Dear Kassy's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Dear Kassy 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, Dear Kassy discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Dear Kassy believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Dear Kassy, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Dear Kassy website and have supplied your email address, Dear Kassy 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 Dear Kassy 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. Dear Kassy 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. Dear Kassy uses cookies to help Dear Kassy identify and track visitors, their usage of Dear Kassy website, and their website access preferences. Dear Kassy visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Dear Kassy's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Dear Kassy's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Dear Kassy, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Dear Kassy 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 Dear Kassy 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 Dear Kassy and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Dear Kassy may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Dear Kassy's sole discretion. Dear Kassy encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a DearKassy.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.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important at DearKassy. This information to help you understand how DearKassy will collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. We will not rent, sell, lease, or give away any of your personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you accept the practices described here.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

DearKassy may use cookies and tracking technology which are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Third parties such as our advertisers may also use cookies to collect information in the course of serving ads to you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Google, in particular, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Information collected by third-parties.

We may allow third-party companies that use tracking technologies, such as cookies or pixels, to record IP information about users who visit or interact with our website. Our website does not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness. Some of these third-party advertising companies may be advertising networks that are members of the Network Advertising Initiative which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies.

Distribution of Information

We do not share your personally identifiable information to any third party for marketing purposes. However, we may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place.

Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized staff of this site (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. All emails and/or newsletter(if provided) from this site allow you to opt out of further mailings.

RSS and Email Subscriptions

This website records information about how people access our RSS feeds, but does not collect any personally identifying information from or about our RSS subscribers. This website’s feed services collect the e-mail addresses of individuals that subscribe to our RSS feed via e-mail. Individual information about subscribers to this website’s feed is held in strict confidence; we will not release or disclose any specific subscriber information under any circumstances, unless required by law. Aggregated information stripped of any personally identifiable information may be disclosed.

Comments

Comments submitted to this website are the responsibility of the commenter. We reserve the right to remove or edit comments at our discretion. Site URLs (if provided) are published along with comments. E-mail addresses are required with the submission of comments but are not disclosed, unless the commenter deliberately does so he/she by entering the e-mail address in the main comment box in addition to the box clearly labeled for the e-mail address.

DearKassy reserves the right to delete any comments that it deems not beneficial to the readership. This includes but is not limited to comments containing profanity, self promotion, harassment, threats, or spam of any sort.

External Links

The web site contains links to other websites not owned by the owner of this website. We will not, and cannot, control how your personal information is used on these other websites. Consult the privacy policies of the linked websites to see how they use your information.

Privacy Contact Information

You may contact us if you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy.

We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.