Effective Date: 24-11-2019
Like most website operators, The Sentient Being 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 Sentient Being's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Sentient Being's visitors use its website. From time to time, The Sentient Being may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Sentient Being also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.thesentientbeing.com blog posts. The Sentient Being only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Certain visitors to The Sentient Being's websites choose to interact with The Sentient Being in ways that require The Sentient Being to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Sentient Being gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who leave a comment at https://www.thesentientbeing.com to provide a username and email address.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
The Sentient Being 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 Sentient Being's behalf or to provide services available at The Sentient Being's website, 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 Sentient Being's website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Sentient Being 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 Sentient Being discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Sentient Being believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Sentient Being, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://www.thesentientbeing.com and have supplied your email address, The Sentient Being 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 Sentient Being and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support 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 Sentient Being takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
The Sentient Being may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Sentient Being may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Sentient Being does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Sentient Being uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with The Sentient Being – by purchasing The Sentient Being's services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Sentient Being collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with The Sentient Being. The Sentient Being 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.