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