Your privacy is very important to us.
At Swan Engineering Inc. we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:
◾ We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
◾ We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, or protect our rights.
◾ We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of our site.
Swan Engineering (“Swan Engineering Inc.”) operates http://swanenginc.com. It is Swan Engineering Inc.’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Swan Engineering Inc. 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. Swan Engineering Inc.’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Swan Engineering Inc.’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Swan Engineering Inc. may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Swan Engineering Inc. also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our website. Swan Engineering Inc. 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 website commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the website where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Swan Engineering Inc.’s websites choose to interact with Swan Engineering Inc. in ways that require Swan Engineering Inc. to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Swan Engineering Inc. gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our website to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive Swan Engineering Inc. updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, Swan Engineering Inc. collects such information only in so far as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Swan Engineering Inc.. Swan Engineering Inc. 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.
Swan Engineering Inc. may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Swan Engineering Inc. may monitor the most popular pages on the Swan Engineering site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Swan Engineering Inc. may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Swan Engineering Inc. does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Swan Engineering Inc. 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 Swan Engineering Inc.’s behalf or to provide services available at Swan Engineering Inc.’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 Swan Engineering Inc.’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Swan Engineering Inc. 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, Swan Engineering Inc. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Swan Engineering Inc. believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Swan Engineering Inc., third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of an Swan Engineering Inc. website and have supplied your email address, Swan Engineering Inc. 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 Swan Engineering Inc. 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.
Swan Engineering Inc. takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Swan Engineering Inc., or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Swan Engineering Inc. 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 Swan Engineering Inc. may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Comments and other content submitted to Akismet anti-spam 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.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.