Privacy

Privacy Policy For Our Site

 

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Ted X You Tha Mman we have a few fundamental principles:

 

We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)

We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.

We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.

In our blogging products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.

 

Below is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals: (Note, we’ve decided to make this privacy policy available under a Creative Commons Sharealike license, which means you’re more than welcome to steal it and repurpose it for your own use, just make sure to replace references to us with ones to you, and if you want we’d appreciate a link to Ted X You Tha Mman.com somewhere on your site. We spent a lot of money and time on the below, and other people shouldn’t need to do the same.)

 

If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact our support team.

 

Ted X You Tha Mman Inc. (“Ted X You Tha Mman”) operates several websites including Ted X You Tha Mman.com, wordpress.com, gravatar.com, intensedebate.com, and akismet.com. It is Ted X You Tha Mman’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

 

Like most website operators, Ted X You Tha Mman 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. Ted X You Tha Mman’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Ted X You Tha Mman’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Ted X You Tha Mman may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

 

Ted X You Tha Mman also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. Ted X You Tha Mman 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 and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

 

Certain visitors to Ted X You Tha Mman’s websites choose to interact with Ted X You Tha Mman in ways that require Ted X You Tha Mman to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Ted X You Tha Mman gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at WordPress.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Ted X You Tha Mman – by purchasing access to the Akismet comment spam prevention service, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Ted X You Tha Mman collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Ted X You Tha Mman. Ted X You Tha Mman 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.

Aggregated Statistics

 

Ted X You Tha Mman may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Ted X You Tha Mman may monitor the most popular blogs on the WordPress.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Ted X You Tha Mman may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Ted X You Tha Mman does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

 

Ted X You Tha Mman 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 Ted X You Tha Mman’s behalf or to provide services available at Ted X You Tha Mman’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 Ted X You Tha Mman’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Ted X You Tha Mman 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, Ted X You Tha Mman discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Ted X You Tha Mman believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Ted X You Tha Mman, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Ted X You Tha Mman website and have supplied your email address, Ted X You Tha Mman 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 Ted X You Tha Mman 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. Ted X You Tha Mman takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

 

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. Ted X You Tha Mman uses cookies to help Ted X You Tha Mman identify and track visitors, their usage of Ted X You Tha Mman website, and their website access preferences. Ted X You Tha Mman visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Ted X You Tha Mman’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Ted X You Tha Mman’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

 

If Ted X You Tha Mman, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Ted X You Tha Mman 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 Ted X You Tha Mman may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

 

Ads appearing on any of our websites 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. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Ted X You Tha Mman and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments

 

Comments and other content submitted to our 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.

Privacy Policy Changes

 

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Ted X You Tha Mman may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Ted X You Tha Mman’s sole discretion. Ted X You Tha Mman encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a WordPress.com account, you should also check your blog’s dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.