Privacy Policy

Effective April 22nd 2002 to May 25th 2005

About Us

This is a privacy policy for namesuppressed. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.namesuppressed.com/. The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at http://www.namesuppressed.com/privacy/ Users may go to http://www.namesuppressed.com/privacy/ for information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of their information.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

namesuppressed
PO Box 164
Greenwood, WA 6924
Australia

You may contact us by e-mail at privacy@namesuppressed.com, and you may call us at +61 8 9243 0983.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Assurances

You can enquire about our privacy practices and resolve any disputes you may have with us by the following means:

Additional Information

Our P3P (Platform for Privacy Preferences) policy is set to remain valid for 1 week from the time that it is loaded by a client. We review our privacy policy monthly, and if changes are required we update our P3P files and this policy. Archives of older policies shall be kept at this URL.

Data Collection

Basic User-Agent Statistics

All pages on the namesuppressed website collect a very basic level of information about the user. Almost all websites collect this information, and this is stored in website access logs. We collect the following information:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. The information is used for purposes such as monitoring site bandwidth and traffic levels, determining the kinds of web browser that people use, the types of sites people find out about our website from, and identifying broken links on our website. This information is supplied automatically by your web browser. Your browser may let you disable some of these features - check the help guides for your browser for details.


Demographics

Some pages on this website (such as surveys or our beta testing sign-up pages) solicit demographic information. On these pages we collect the following information:

At the user's option, we may also collect the following data:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. This information helps us identify the kinds of people who are interested in our products and services (eg their age, gender, and the type of computer they run). Collecting this information helps us to provide better products and support to our customers. It is optional to provide this information, so if you feel uncomfortable about supplying this information to us, please do not submit it. We do not give our demographic information to other companies or third parties.


Purchase Information

namesuppressed does not collect privacy sensitive purchase information through our server (namesuppressed.com). However we do receive information you submit to Kagi (kagi.com) from links on our website. This section details the information we receive in this manner and how we use it.

Kagi collects the following information:

At the user's option, Kagi may also collect the following data:

This data will be used by namesuppressed for the following purposes:

When you purchase one of our products from Kagi, we receive your name, email and physical address, the payment method you used (eg Visa, Mastercard, Check) and the date & time of the order. At no stage does namesuppressed see your credit card number. We use this information to contact you, whether to ship goods that you have purchased (eg by emailing or posting it to you) or to let you know of important product updates. We do not use this information for marketing purposes without your consent. We do not give this information to third parties.

Because we do not collect purchasing information via our server (namesuppressed.com), it is not necessary for us to use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protection. Kagi does collect purchasing information (eg credit card details) and they use 128-bit encryption to protect your private details. For more information and details on how Kagi will use your information, please consult their privacy policy at their website, http://www.kagi.com/


Content

This section covers content that you may publish via the namesuppressed site, content that we supply to you when you subscribe to our newsletters, and content in the form of emails you may send to us through our website.

We collect the following information:

At the user's option, we may also collect the following data:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. In addition, the following types of entities may receive this information:

Some pages on the namesuppressed website give you the opportunity to publish content on our site (eg the "Post A Comment" feature of the namesuppressed Studio Diary). Information you provide on these pages may (and usually will) be made public. While we strive not to impose censorship, we reserve the right to edit or delete content on our site that contains offensive language, is defamatory, or may cause us to break local laws or the terms of service with our website provider, FutureQuest (http://www.futurequest.net/).

Some pages on the namesuppressed website give you the opportunity to email us. In these cases, we do not generally publish these details on our website. We may, however, choose to publish short quotes for product testimonial purposes or to highlight an issue in topical essays we write. You may choose to opt-out of this data sharing. If you wish for us to keep your communications completely private, please email us directly (ie do not use our email web forms.

Information about your computer may be collected during either process and kept for legal purposes (for example, if you post illegal content to our website and we are required by law to reveal what we know of your identity).

Please note that we do not publish your contact details when you subscribe to our newsletters, only when you publish content on our website (and even then, only if you provide that information).

If you wish to have any content you have submitted removed from the namesuppressed website, contact us at privacy@namesuppressed.com or by one of the methods listed at the start of this document, and we will remove it as soon as possible.


Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

We do not make use of HTTP cookies.