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