Like most website operators, SHP 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. SHP’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how SHP’s visitors use this Site. From time to time, SHP may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
SHP also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments or submitting their information through forms. SHP 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 blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the this Site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to this Site choose to interact with SHP in ways that require SHP to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that SHP gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, SHP collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with SHP. SHP 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.
SHP may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, SHP may monitor the most popular pages on this Site. SHP may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, SHP does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
SHP 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 SHP’s behalf or to provide services available on this Site. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using this Site, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. SHP 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, SHP discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when SHP believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of SHP, third parties or the public at large. If you have supplied your email address, SHP may occasionally send you an email to tell you about news, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with SHP. SHP takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.