Like most website operators, andyrapkins.co.uk 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.
andyrapkins.co.uk’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how andyrapkins.co.uk’s visitors use its website. From time to time, andyrapkins.co.uk may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
andyrapkins.co.uk also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. andyrapkins.co.uk does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to andyrapkins.co.uk’s websites choose to interact with andyrapkins.co.uk in ways that require andyrapkins.co.uk to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that andyrapkins.co.uk gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.
For example, we ask visitors who use our forums to provide a username and email address. In each case, andyrapkins.co.uk collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with andyrapkins.co.uk.
andyrapkins.co.uk 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.
andyrapkins.co.uk may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, andyrapkins.co.uk may reveal how many unique visitors were recorded visiting andyrapkins.co.uk within a given period of time. However, andyrapkins.co.uk does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
andyrapkins.co.uk discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its contributors and contractors that:
- need to know that information in order to process it on andyrapkins.co.uk's behalf or to provide services available at andyrapkins.co.uk’s websites, and
- that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those contributors and contractors may be located outside of your home country; by using andyrapkins.co.uk’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
andyrapkins.co.uk does not and will not rent or sell any potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its contributors and contractors, as described above, andyrapkins.co.uk discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law.
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.
andyrapkins.co.uk takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.