We require Users who register to use our services to give us contact information, such as a username and email address. Occasionally, we will request information that is voluntary. You are free to avoid providing us with this information if you wish.
We do not collect User credit card information. Payments (for the purpose of donations) are handled by the PayPal payment gateway and the only personal information exchanged is the User's contact information for the purpose of verifying accounts. We do not control how PayPal will use the User's information.
In some cases we may ask for additional information, in order to provide technical support. Any such additional information would be of a technical nature.
MCLeiger may also collect certain information from visitors to and Users of the Web site, such as Internet addresses. This information is logged to help diagnose technical problems, and to administer our Web site and Services in order to constantly improve the quality of the Service. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and Users and provide such information to third parties, such as third-party tools that help to analyse this information.
Although MCLeiger's Web site or Services are not geared towards children, MCLeiger nonetheless attempts to protect children. MCLeiger must, however, rely on the information provided to us by visitors to our sites. As a result, it is impossible for us to guarantee with absolute certainty that the information collected and utilized by MCLeiger is not derived from a child. Visit the OnGuardOnline website for more information.
MCLeiger maintains information about Users, including without limitation user account registration information, user account information, billing information, services and support information, and frequency and use of Services. MCLeiger may use this data for internal business purposes, or disclose data in aggregate form (i.e., not individually attributable to specific Users) for marketing or other promotional purposes. MCLeiger will not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose individual User information to any third parties or outside companies for any reasons other than those specified below.
MCLeiger will provide information such as your name and email address to an outside company who performs a certain function on our behalf for billing purposes. We will not permit those companies to use the gathered information for other than the stated purpose.
MCLeiger includes MCLeiger's contractors and service providers. If MCLeiger is purchased or merges with another company, or if MCLeiger becomes insolvent or files for bankruptcy, Users agree that all information and data may be transferred to a purchasing party. "User Data" means that information and data stored by the User with MCLeiger through use of the Services.
MCLeiger may access User Data and other information for technical processing purposes including: (a) the functionality of the Service; (b) the technical requirements of MCLeiger's network; (c) the technical requirements of the Services; or (d) to conform to other, similar technical requirements. MCLeiger may access the User's account and its data as necessary to identify or resolve technical problems or respond to complaints about the Services.
MCLeiger may disclose User Data if MCLeiger believes that such action is reasonably necessary: (a) to comply with the law; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to enforce our Service Agreement; (d) to respond to claims that the User uses the Services to support activities that violate the law or the rights of third parties; or (e) to exculpate MCLeiger from charges of wrongdoing. However, MCLeiger do not have a duty to make any such disclosures.
The use of an individual's e-mail address is necessary to keep our Users well informed of maintenance issues, escalated critical issues and problem resolutions that may arise with your MCLeiger Service. We may also use e-mail addresses to provide our Users with informative newsletters.
We like to keep our Users informed via e-mail and other means. Sometimes MCLeiger uses personal and demographic information to help us determine which MCLeiger products and Services are most likely to be of interest to you or help diagnose problems with our servers or administration of our sites. We also use demographic information to gather general interest in our products, to help in the analysis of product usage, purchasing, and target markets.
If you want to change or modify information you have previously provided to us, please either go to your account page on the Web site or contact us via IRC.
When you interact with the MCLeiger Web site we strive to make that experience easy and meaningful. When you come to our Web site, our Web server sends one or more cookies to your computer. Cookies are files that Web browsers place on a computer's hard drive and are used to tell us whether Users and visitors have visited the Site previously.
Standing alone, cookies do not identify you personally. They merely recognize your browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself to MCLeiger, either by responding to a promotional offer, opening an account, or signing up for our Services, you remain anonymous to MCLeiger. Cookies come in two flavours: session and persistent-based. Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn off your computer. Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you've closed your browser or turned off your computer. They include such information as a unique identifier for your browser.
MCLeiger uses session cookies containing encrypted or encoded information including your username and session ID. This information allows MCLeiger to process your online transactions and requests. Session cookies help us make sure you are who you say you are after you've logged in and are required in order to use the MCLeiger services. MCLeiger uses persistent cookies, that only MCLeiger can read and use, to identify the fact that you are a MCLeiger User or prior MCLeiger Web site visitor (whatever the case may be). We are especially careful about the security and confidentiality of the information stored in persistent cookies. For example, we do not store account numbers or passwords in persistent cookies. Users who disable their Web browsers' ability to accept cookies will be able to browse our Web site but will not be able to successfully use our service.
The MCLeiger Web site contains links to other Web sites. MCLeiger is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other Web sites. Users and visitors will need to check the policy statement of these others Web sites to understand their policies. Users and visitors who access a linked site may be disclosing their private information. It is the responsibility of the user to keep such information private and confidential.
Any questions relating to our Legal Agreements and Policies may be directed to our IRC channel.