Like most website operators, Puck Theory 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. Puck Theory’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Puck Theory’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Puck Theory may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Puck Theory also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on breakaway.net. Puck Theory 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.
Puck Theory may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Puck Theory may use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Puck Theory may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Puck Theory does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.