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