Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. At Secret Aardvark we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

+  We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)

+  We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.

+  We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.

Website Visitors

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

Secret Aardvark Trading Co. also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. Secret Aardvark Trading Co. 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 Secret Aardvark Trading Co.’s websites choose to interact with Secret Aardvark Trading Co. in ways that require Secret Aardvark Trading Co. to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Secret Aardvark Trading Co. gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Secret Aardvark Trading Co. updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, Secret Aardvark Trading Co. collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Secret Aardvark Trading Co.. Secret Aardvark Trading Co. 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

Secret Aardvark Trading Co. may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Secret Aardvark Trading Co. may monitor the most popular pages on secretaardvark.com or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Secret Aardvark Trading Co. may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Secret Aardvark Trading Co. does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

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

Business Transfers

If Secret Aardvark Trading Co., or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Secret Aardvark Trading Co. 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 Secret Aardvark Trading Co. may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Secret Aardvark Trading Co. may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Secret Aardvark Trading Co.’s sole discretion. Secret Aardvark Trading Co. encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.