Like most website operators, SCC Partners 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.
SCC Partners purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how SCC Partners visitors use its website. From time to time, SCC Partners may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
SCC Parners also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. SCC Partners does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to SCC Partners websites choose to interact with SCC Partners in ways that require SCC Partners to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that SCC Partners gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who join as members to provide a username and email address. In each case, SCC Partners collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with SCC Partners. SCC Partners 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.
SCC Partners may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, SCC Partners may reveal how many downloads a particular video received. However, SCC Partners does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
SCC Partners 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 SCC Partners behalf or to provide services available at SCC Partners 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 SCC Partners websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. SCC Partners 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, SCC Partners discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when SCC Partners believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of SCC Partners, third parties, or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a SCC Partners website and have supplied your email address, SCC Partners 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 SCC Partners 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. SCC Partners takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.