Our policy and information on how FluxCollective.com collects and treats information gathered from its users.
FluxCollective.com collects statistics and information in the same way the browsers and servers widely make available (browser type, language, referring site, date, time and IP address). The purpose in collecting this information is to better understand the behaviour and needs of the individuals that use FluxCollective.com. From time to time, FluxCollective.com may release data relating to this collected information in a non-personally-identifying manner as a published report or our personal favourite an “infographic.”
In the event that FluxCollective.com stores potentially personally-identifying information like the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. FluxCollective.com does not use such information to identify the visitor nor is it sold or disclosed to any third party. However this information may be used by the site only to aggregate statistics, as explained below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to FluxCollective.com’s websites choose to interact with it in ways that require FluxCollective.com to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that FluxCollective.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on site content to provide a username and email address. In each case, FluxCollective.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with FluxCollective.com. FluxCollective.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the limitation that it may prevent them from engaging in the sites internal discussions.
FluxCollective.com may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, FluxCollective.com may reveal how many downloads a particular magazine issue got, or say which typeface is most popular based on checks from the web service. However, FluxCollective.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
FluxCollective.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to the authors of FluxCollective.com. FluxCollective.com will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. FluxCollective.com only discloses potentially personally-identifying information when required to do so by law, or when FluxCollective.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of FluxCollective.com, third parties, or the public at large. If you have supplied your email address to FluxCollective.com, of which you are the sole owner, FluxCollective.com 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 FluxCollective.com. We primarily use our site and magazine to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum if at all. If you send us a request (for example a support email or a competition entry, including copyright content at your discretion, see our copyright page), 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. The following except is featured on the copyright page on FluxCollective.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.