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