Better Home and Kitchen ("Better Home and Kitchen")operates BetterHomeandKitchen.com and may operate other websites. Itis Better Home and Kitchen's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collectwhile operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Better Home and Kitchen collects non-personally-identifying information of thesort 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. Better Home and Kitchen's purpose incollecting non-personally identifying information is to better understandhow Better Home and Kitchen's visitors use its website. From time totime, Better Home and Kitchen may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., bypublishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Better Home and Kitchen also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol(IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on BetterHomeandKitchen.com blogs/sites. Better Home and Kitchen only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the samecircumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except thatcommenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/sitewhere the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Better Home and Kitchen's websites choose to interactwith Better Home and Kitchen in ways that require Better Home and Kitchen to gatherpersonally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Better Home and Kitchen gathersdepends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at
Better Home and Kitchen may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to itswebsites. Better Home and Kitchen may display this information publicly or provide it to others.However, Better Home and Kitchen does not disclose personally-identifying information other than asdescribed below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Better Home and Kitchen discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying informationonly to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that informationin order to process it on Better Home and Kitchen's behalf or to provide services availableat Better Home and Kitchen's websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Someof those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; byusing Better Home and Kitchen's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information tothem. Better Home and Kitchen will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying andpersonally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliatedorganizations, as described above, Better Home and Kitchen discloses potentially personally-identifying andpersonally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, orwhen Better Home and Kitchen believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect theproperty or rights of Better Home and Kitchen, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registereduser of an Better Home and Kitchen website and have supplied your email address, Better Home and Kitchen may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up todate with what's going on with Better Home and Kitchen and our products. If you send us a request (forexample via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help usclarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Better Home and Kitchen takes allmeasures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction ofpotentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Better Home and Kitchen, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely eventthat Better Home and Kitchen goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of theassets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and thatany acquirer of Better Home and Kitchen may continue to use your personal information as set forth in thispolicy.