Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. At How20 we have a few fundamental principles that we follow:

  • 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 our site.


Website Visitors

Like most website operators, How20 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. How20 purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how How20’s visitors use its website. From time to time, How20 may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

How20 also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs. How20 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 are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to How20 website choose to interact with How20 in ways that require How20 to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that How20 gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who comment on our blog to provide a username and email address. Those who wish to receive How20 updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, How20 collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with How20. How20 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

How20 may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, How20 may use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. How20 may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, How20 does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

How20 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 to provide services available 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 How20 website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. How20 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, How20 discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when How20 believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of How20, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an How20 website and have supplied your email address, How20 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 How20 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. How20 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. How20 uses cookies to help How20 identify and track visitors, their usage of How20 website, and their website access preferences. How20 visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using How20 website, with the drawback that certain features of How20’s website may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

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Ads

Ads appearing on How20 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 How20 and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Comments

Comments and other content submitted to 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, How20 may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in How20’s sole discretion. How20 encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.