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