Your privacy is very important to us. At frntln we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
- We do not ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can not stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
- We do not share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
- We do not store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
Like most website operators, frntln 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. frntln is purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how frntln is visitors use its website. From time to time, frntln may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
frntln also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. frntln 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 frntln is websites choose to interact with frntln in ways that require frntln to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that frntln 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 frntln updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, frntln collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor is interaction with frntln. frntln 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.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
frntln will not rent or sell potentially personally identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, as described above, frntln discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental requests, or when frntln believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of frntln, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an frntln website and have supplied your email address, frntln may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what is going on with frntln 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. frntln takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
You should be aware that other Internet sites that are linked from the frntln websites or from frntln e-mail messages may contain privacy provisions that differ from the provisions of this Policy. To ensure your privacy is protected, we recommend that you review the privacy statements of these other linked sites, applications, or other digital platforms.
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.
We recognize the particular importance of protecting privacy where children are involved. We do not intend to collect, knowingly collect, sell, or solicit Personal Information from anyone under the age of 16. We do not target children with our services. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on the Website or through any of its features. If you believe that a child under the age of 16 may have provided us Personal Data online, we ask that a parent or guardian contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.