It is Punk or Metal's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website, http://www.punkormetal.com.
Like most website operators, Punk or Metal 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. Punk or Metal's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Punk or Metal's visitors use its website. From time to time, Punk or Metal may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Punk or Metal also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Punk or Metal posts. Punk or Metal 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 blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Punk or Metal's websites choose to interact with Punk or Metal in ways that require Punk or Metal to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Punk or Metal gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors to sign up for an account on http://punkormetal.com to provide their Facebook email address and password. In each case, Punk or Metal collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Punk or Metal. Punk or Metal 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.
Punk or Metal may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Punk or Metal may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Punk or Metal does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Punk or Metal 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 Punk or Metal's behalf or to provide services available at Punk or Metal's website, 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 Punk or Metal's website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Punk or Metal 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, Punk or Metal discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Punk or Metal believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Punk or Metal, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Punk or Metal website and have supplied your email address, Punk or Metal 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 Punk or Metal and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support 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. Punk or Metal takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.