Like most website operators, Office Works 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. Office Works purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Office Works visitors use its website. From time to time, Office Works may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Office Works also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. Office Works 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 blog commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Office Works websites choose to interact with Office Works in ways that require Office Works to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Office Works gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog’s to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Office Works – by submitting information such as address or phone number for newsletter’s or for subscriptions. In each case, Office Works collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Office Works. Office Works does not disclose personally-identifying information 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.
Office Works does not disclose personally-identifying information
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Office Works 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 Office Works behalf or to provide services available at Office Works websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Office Works will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Office Works discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Office Works believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Office Works, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of Office Works website and have supplied your email address, Office Works 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 Office Works and our products. 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. Office Works takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Comments and other content submitted to our service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.