1.1: Buckeye VPS 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. Buckeye VPS' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Buckeye VPS' visitors use its website. From time to time, Buckeye VPS may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate. e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Gathering of Personal Information
2.1: Certain visitors to Buckeye VPS' website choose to interact with Buckeye VPS in ways that require Buckeye VPS to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information that Buckeye VPS gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Buckeye VPS, usually by purchasing virtual servers, web hosting, or registering a domain name, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Buckeye VPS collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Buckeye VPS. Buckeye VPS 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, including from becoming a customer of Buckeye VPS.
2.2: In some cases, Buckeye VPS will ask website visitors wishing to become customers of Buckeye VPS to provide additional information beyond what was requested in the signup form. This information is requested to verify the customer's identity and to reduce the likelihood of fraud, which is common in the web hosting industry in which Buckeye VPS operates. Customers not wishing to provide such information as requested may not be permitted to become customers of Buckeye VPS.
Protection of Personal Information
3.1: Buckeye VPS 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 Buckeye VPS' behalf or to provide services available to Buckeye VPS' customers, 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 Buckeye VPS' products and services, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Buckeye VPS 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, Buckeye VPS discloses potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request.
3.2: If you are a customer of Buckeye VPS and have supplied your email address, Buckeye VPS may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new products or services, solicit your feedback, inform you of an outage or interruption in service, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Buckeye VPS and our products and services. We primarily use our blog, forums, Twitter account, and similar presences 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 through our billing system), we reserve the right to publish it (with personally identifiable information removed as necessary) in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other customers. Buckeye VPS takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally identifying and personally identifying information.
4.1: Buckeye VPS may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites and its customers. For instance, Buckeye VPS may publish the number of emails sent per month or the total number of installations of a certain software package. Buckeye VPS may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Buckeye VPS does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
6.1: We do not disclose any personal information obtained about you from this website to third parties. This does not apply to third-party plug-ins or addons that you install yourself. Buckeye VPS is not responsible for the privacy of third-party plug-ins or addons.
6.2: We may use personal information to keep in contact with you and inform you of developments associated with our business. We may also disclose aggregate, anonymous data based on information collected from users to potential partners, our affiliates, and reputable third parties. We take all available measures to select affiliates and service providers that are ethical and provide similar privacy protection to their customers and the community. We do not make any representations about the practices and policies about these companies.