Privacy Policy:

The Coffee Chronicler ("The Coffee Chronicler") operates coffeechronicler.com and may operate other websites. It is The Coffee Chronicler's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

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

The Coffee Chronicler also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on coffeechronicler.com blogs/sites. The Coffee Chronicler 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 The Coffee Chronicler's websites choose to interact with The Coffee Chronicler in ways that require The Coffee Chronicler to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Coffee Chronicler gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at coffeechronicler.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with The Coffee Chronicler are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Coffee Chronicler collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with The Coffee Chronicler. The Coffee Chronicler 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

The Coffee Chronicler may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. The Coffee Chronicler may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Coffee Chronicler does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

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

Business Transfers

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

Ads

Ads appearing on any of 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 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 covers the use of cookies by The Coffee Chronicler and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, The Coffee Chronicler may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in The Coffee Chronicler's sole discretion. The Coffee Chronicler encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a coffeechronicler.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.