~ Like most website operators, Hibou Blanc Limited 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. Hibou Blanc Limited’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Hibou Blanc Limited’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Hibou Blanc Limited may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. ~
~ Hibou Blanc Limited also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Hibou Blanc Limited does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information, as described below. ~
~Gathering of Personally Identifying Information~
Certain visitors to Hibou Blanc Limited choose to interact with Hibou Blanc Limited in ways that require Hibou Blanc Limited to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that Hibou Blanc Limited gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who contact us via our website to provide their name, telephone number and email address. In each case, Hibou Blanc Limited collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Hibou Blanc Limited. Hibou Blanc Limited 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.
Hibou Blanc Limited may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, Hibou Blanc Limited may reveal how many views specific pages receive. However, Hibou Blanc Limited does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below.
~Protection of Certain Personally Identifying Information~
Hibou Blanc Limited 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 Hibou Blanc Limited’s behalf or to provide services available at Hibou Blanc Limited, 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 Hibou Blanc Limited, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Hibou Blanc Limited 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, Hibou Blanc Limited discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Hibou Blanc Limited believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Hibou Blanc Limited, third parties, or the public at large. If you send us an enquiry (for example via an email contact form), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other visitors.