Privacy policy

This privacy policy governs the manner in which Textpattern collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users. This privacy policy applies to the Websites and all products and services offered by Textpattern.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Websites, register on our Websites, subscribe to our mailing list, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Websites. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, website address. Users may, however, visit our Websites anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Websites related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Websites. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Websites, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilised and other similar information. However, we do respect the ‘Do not track’ settings in browsers that offer that feature to Users.

Web browser cookies

Our Websites may use ‘cookies’ to enhance User experience. A User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Websites may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Textpattern may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To personalize user experience: We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Websites.
  • To improve our Websites: We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to respond to their enquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If a User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include project news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or the User may contact us via our Websites.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Websites.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others.

Third-party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Websites that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Websites. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Websites, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Advertising

Advertisements appearing on 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 non personal identification 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 does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Changes to this privacy policy

We have the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using these Websites, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Websites. Your continued use of the Websites following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of our Websites, or your dealings with our Websites, please contact us.

Last modified: 05 June 2017.