Brilliant Forge 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. Brilliant Forge’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Brilliant Forge’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Brilliant Forge may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. Brilliant Forge also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users.
Gathering of Personally Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Brilliant Forge choose to interact with Brilliant Forge in ways that require Brilliant Forge to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Brilliant Forge gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, Brilliant Forge collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Brilliant Forge. Brilliant Forge 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.
If you create your Brilliant Forge account using Facebook authentication, we pull in your birthday, email address, and profile picture if they are available to us from your Facebook profile.
When you connect your Brilliant Forge account to Facebook we store some information (access token, your ID, and the names and IDs of your friends) so that we can find which of your friends are using Brilliant Forge; or let you know if they join in the future. If you choose to disconnect your Facebook account from Brilliant Forge, which you can do at any time, we delete this information from our servers.
Correcting updating or removing information
Brilliant Forge users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time.
Brilliant Forge may collect statistics about the behavior and attributes of visitors to its websites. For instance, Brilliant Forge may monitor and identify the most popular types of user interactions on the Brilliant Forge site. Brilliant Forge may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Brilliant Forge does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of certain Personally Identifying Information
Brilliant Forge 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 Brilliant Forge’s behalf or to provide services available at Brilliant Forge’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 Brilliant Forge’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Brilliant Forge 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, Brilliant Forge discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Brilliant Forge believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Brilliant Forge, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Brilliant Forge website and have supplied your email address, Brilliant Forge 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 Brilliant Forge and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs 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. Brilliant Forge takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Brilliant Forge, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Brilliant Forge 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 acquiror of Brilliant Forge may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
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