Like most website operators, TheRayJourney.com 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. The Ray Journey’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Ray Journey’s visitors use its website.
TheRayJourney.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on the Blog. TheRayJourney.com 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 TheRayJourney.com’s websites choose to interact with TheRayJourney.com in ways that requires it to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that TheRayJourney.com gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our Blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive updates via email, we collect their emails.
In each case, TheRayJourney.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with TheRayJourney.com.
TheRayJourney.com 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.
TheRayJourney.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. For instance, we may monitor the most popular pages on the Site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. TheRayJourney.com may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, TheRayJourney.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
TheRayJourney.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Ray Journey’s behalf or to provide services available at TheRayJourney.com, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others.
Some of those affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using TheRayJourney.com, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. TheRayJourney.com will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.
Other than to its affiliated organizations, as described above, TheRayJourney.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when TheRayJourney.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of TheRayJourney.com, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a subscribed user of an TheRayJourney.com website and have supplied your email address, TheRayJourney.com will occasionally send you emails to tell you about new articles, tips, ask for your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with the Blog and any updates on TheRayJourney.com.
TheRayJourney.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.
Ads appearing on our website 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.
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.