Like most website operators, Mission Lighting, LLC 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. Mission Lighting, LLC’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Mission Lighting, LLC’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Mission Lighting, LLC may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Mission Lighting, LLC also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Mission Lighting, LLC blogs. Mission Lighting, LLC 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.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Mission Lighting, LLC’s websites choose to interact with Mission Lighting, LLC in ways that require Mission Lighting, LLC to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Mission Lighting, LLC gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at missionlightingusa.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Mission Lighting, LLC – by purchasing a lighting fixture, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Mission Lighting, LLC collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Mission Lighting, LLC. Mission Lighting, LLC does not store or 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.
Mission Lighting, LLC may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Mission Lighting, LLC may monitor the blogs on the missionlightingusa.com site to help identify spam. Mission Lighting, LLC may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Mission Lighting, LLC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Information We Collect from Other Sources
With your authorization, we may also obtain information about you from other sources. For example, if you create or log into your missionlightingusa.com account through a social media service (like Facebook), we will receive information from that service (such as your username, basic profile information, and friends list) via the authorization procedures used by that service. The information we receive depends on which services you authorize and any options that are available.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Mission Lighting, LLC 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 Mission Lighting, LLC’s behalf or to provide services available at Mission Lighting, LLC’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Mission Lighting, LLC 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, Mission Lighting, LLC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Mission Lighting, LLC believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Mission Lighting, LLC, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Mission Lighting, LLC website and have supplied your email address, Mission Lighting, LLC 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 Mission Lighting, LLC 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. Mission Lighting, LLC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Mission Lighting, LLC, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Mission Lighting, LLC goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Mission Lighting, LLC may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.