Like most website operators, Planetary Scale LLC 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. Planetary Scale LLC’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Planetary Scale LLC’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Planetary Scale LLC may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Planetary Scale LLC also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Planetary Scale LLC 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 Planetary Scale LLC’s websites choose to interact with Planetary Scale LLC in ways that require Planetary Scale LLC to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Planetary Scale LLC gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account at Amidst to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Planetary Scale LLC are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Planetary Scale LLC collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Planetary Scale LLC. Planetary Scale LLC 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.
Planetary Scale LLC may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Planetary Scale LLC may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Planetary Scale LLC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Planetary Scale LLC 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 Planetary Scale LLC’s behalf or to provide services available at Planetary Scale LLC’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 Planetary Scale LLC’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Planetary Scale LLC 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, Planetary Scale LLC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Planetary Scale LLC believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Planetary Scale LLC, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Planetary Scale LLC website and have supplied your email address, Planetary Scale LLC 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 Planetary Scale LLC 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. Planetary Scale LLC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.