Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

Island House and Yard ("Island House and Yard") operates islandhouseandyard.com and may operate other websites. It is Island House and Yard's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Island House and Yard 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. Island House and Yard's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Island House and Yard's visitors use its website. From time to time, Island House and Yard may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Island House and Yard also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on islandhouseandyard.com blogs/sites. Island House and Yard 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 Island House and Yard's websites choose to interact with Island House and Yard in ways that require Island House and Yard to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Island House and Yard gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at islandhouseandyard.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Island House and Yard are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Island House and Yard collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Island House and Yard. Island House and Yard 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.

Aggregated Statistics

Island House and Yard may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Island House and Yard may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Island House and Yard does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Island House and Yard 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 Island House and Yard's behalf or to provide services available at Island House and Yard'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 Island House and Yard's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Island House and Yard 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, Island House and Yard discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Island House and Yard believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Island House and Yard, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Island House and Yard website and have supplied your email address, Island House and Yard 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 Island House and Yard 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. Island House and Yard takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Island House and Yard uses cookies to help Island House and Yard identify and track visitors, their usage of Island House and Yard website, and their website access preferences. Island House and Yard visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Island House and Yard's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Island House and Yard's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Island House and Yard, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Island House and Yard 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 Island House and Yard may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Island House and Yard and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Island House and Yard may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Island House and Yard's sole discretion. Island House and Yard encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a islandhouseandyard.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.