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