The Equinest collects non-personally identifying information that web browsers & servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, & the date & time of each visitor request. The Equinest’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Equinest’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Equinest may release non-personally identifying information in an aggregate & anonymous format.
The Equinest also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. The Equinest 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 The Equinest’s websites choose to interact with The Equinest in ways that require The Equinest to gather personally-identifying information. The amount & type of information that The Equinest gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, The Equinest collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Equinest. The Equinest does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
The Equinest may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. However, The Equinest does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Equinest 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 The Equinest’s behalf or to provide services available at The Equinest’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 The Equinest’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Equinest 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, The Equinest discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when The Equinest believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Equinest, third parties, or the public at large. If you send us a request 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. The Equinest takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.