Personally Non-Identifiable Information: We may collect personally non-identifiable information from You at the time of registration, or when You choose to use certain of our services. This information is not, by itself, sufficient to identify or contact you. Examples include demographic data, age, education level, profession or gender. Winding Staircase may store such information, or it may be included in databases owned and maintained by Winding Staircase’s affiliates, agents or service providers. This Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet service providers.
Passively Collected Information: When You interact with us through the Site, we receive and store certain additional personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. Examples include IP addresses, browser types, domain names, and other anonymous statistical data involving your use of the Site and/or our services.
Aggregated Personal Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand our users, we might analyze the personal data that is provided to the Site in aggregate form. This aggregate information does not identify You personally.
We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Cookies: In operating this Site, we may use a technology called “cookies.” A cookie is a piece of information that the computer that hosts our Site gives to your computer when You access a website. Our cookies help provide additional functionality to the Site and help us analyze Site usage more accurately.
Sharing Information: Winding Staircase may share your personal data with certain third parties without notice to You under certain circumstances, including those set forth below:
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: Winding Staircase, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we employ another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
Business Partners: Winding Staircase may aggregate your personal data with personal data of other users, and disclose such information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third parties for marketing and promotional purposes. In these situations, Winding Staircase will not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to identify You personally.
Legal Requirements: Winding Staircase may disclose your personal data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with a legal obligation, (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Winding Staircase, (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (d) protect against legal liability.
Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, personal data may be part of the transferred assets.
Minor: Winding Staircase does not knowingly collect personal data from minors under the age of 18 through this Site. If You are under 18, please do not give us any Personal data.
Security: We take commercially reasonable steps to protect Personal data provided to this Site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure, and You should therefore take special care in deciding what information You send to us via e-mail.
Access to Information: To keep your personal data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will exercise commercially reasonable efforts to update or correct Personal data in our possession that You have previously submitted via this Site.
Opt-Out Policy: If, at any time after registering, You change your mind about receiving information from us or about the use of information volunteered by You, please send us a request specifying your new choice. Please contact us as specified below.
Update Your Information: If, at any time after registering, You want to modify the personally identifiable information previously provided, please contact us as specified below. Users can expect to receive a response to any such update request within thirty (30) days of Winding Staircase’s receipt of the same.
Last updated: April 6, 2014