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