Privacy Policy

Chants of Carmel (“Chants of Carmel“) operates chantsofcarmels.com and may operate other websites. It is Chants of Carmel’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

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

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

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

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

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

Cookies

Chants of Carmel may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.
Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.
Business Transfers
If Chants of Carmel, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Chants of Carmel 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 Chants of Carmel 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 Chants of Carmel and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Chants of Carmel may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Chants of Carmel’s sole discretion. Chants of Carmel encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a chantsofcarmels.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.