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