Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

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

Website Visitors

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

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

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

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

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

Business Transfers

If Peppermintretreat, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Peppermintretreat 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 Peppermintretreat 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 Peppermintretreat and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Peppermintretreat may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Peppermintretreat's sole discretion. Peppermintretreat encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a Peppermintretreat.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.