Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

Don't Look So Surprised ("Don't Look So Surprised") operates dontlooksosurprised.com and may operate other websites. It is Don't Look So Surprised's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Don't Look So Surprised 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. Don't Look So Surprised's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Don't Look So Surprised's visitors use its website. From time to time, Don't Look So Surprised may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Don't Look So Surprised also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on dontlooksosurprised.com blogs/sites. Don't Look So Surprised 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 the blog/site where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Don't Look So Surprised's websites choose to interact with Don't Look So Surprised in ways that require Don't Look So Surprised to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Don't Look So Surprised gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at dontlooksosurprised.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Don't Look So Surprised are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Don't Look So Surprised collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Don't Look So Surprised. Don't Look So Surprised 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

Don't Look So Surprised may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Don't Look So Surprised may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Don't Look So Surprised does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Don't Look So Surprised 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 Don't Look So Surprised's behalf or to provide services available at Don't Look So Surprised'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 Don't Look So Surprised's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Don't Look So Surprised 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, Don't Look So Surprised discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Don't Look So Surprised believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Don't Look So Surprised, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Don't Look So Surprised website and have supplied your email address, Don't Look So Surprised 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 Don't Look So Surprised 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. Don't Look So Surprised 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. Don't Look So Surprised uses cookies to help Don't Look So Surprised identify and track visitors, their usage of Don't Look So Surprised website, and their website access preferences. Don't Look So Surprised visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Don't Look So Surprised's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Don't Look So Surprised's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Don't Look So Surprised, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Don't Look So Surprised 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 Don't Look So Surprised 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 Don't Look So Surprised and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Don't Look So Surprised may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Don't Look So Surprised's sole discretion. Don't Look So Surprised encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a dontlooksosurprised.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Sharing personal data with third parties

In order for Don’tLookSoSurprised.com to provide you with our Services, we work with third parties with whom we may share personal data to support these Services. Your personal data may be shared with third parties who provide hosting and server co-location services, communications and content delivery networks, data and cyber security services, billing and payment processing services, fraud detection and prevention services, web analytics, email distribution and monitoring services, session recording services, marketing services, our legal and financial advisors, among others (together – “Third Party Service Providers”). The Third Party Service Providers may only receive the minimum amount of personal data necessary, depending on their particular roles and purposes in facilitating and enhancing our Services and business, and may only use it for such purposes. We will only share personal data to Third Party Service Providers that have undertaken to comply with obligations set out in applicable data protection laws.

Note that while our Service may contain links to other websites or services, we are not responsible for each respective website’s or service’s privacy practices, and encourage you to be aware when you leave our Services and read the privacy statements of each and every website and service you visit. This Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites and services.

If you are a customer of dontlooksosurprised.com, by using our Services you are providing us with irrevocable consent to use any Third Party Service Provider at our discretion for the purposes of providing the Service.

dontlooksosurprised.com remains responsible for the processing of personal data carried out by Third Party Service Providers thatdontlooksosurprised.com has engaged with for respective data processing in accordance with applicable laws.

In certain circumstances, we may also be required to share information with third parties to conform to legal requirements or to respond to lawful requests by public authorities as well as to protect our, or a third party’s, lawful interests.