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