Blue Arca B.V. (“Blue Arca“) operates Bluearca.com and may operate other websites. It is Blue Arca’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites and software applications.
Like most website operators, Blue Arca 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. Blue Arca’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Blue Arca’s visitors use its website and software applications. From time to time, Blue Arca may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Blue Arca also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Bluearca.com blogs/sites. Blue Arca 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 Blue Arca.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Blue Arca’s websites choose to interact with Blue Arca in ways that require Blue Arca to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Blue Arca gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Blue Arca may be asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Blue Arca collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s and user’s interaction with Blue Arca. Blue Arca does not disclose personally-identifying information.
Blue Arca may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Blue Arca may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Blue Arca does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Blue Arca 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 Blue Arca’s behalf or to provide services available at Blue Arca’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 Blue Arca’s websites and software applications, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Blue Arca 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, Blue Arca discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Blue Arca believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Blue Arca, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Blue Arca website and have supplied your email address, Blue Arca 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 Blue Arca 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. Blue Arca takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Blue Arca, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Blue Arca 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 Blue Arca may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.