Site Privacy

  • Privacy Policy:

    pier7beirut ("pier7beirut") operates pier7beirut.com and may operate other websites. It is pier7beirut's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

    Website Visitors

    Like most website operators, pier7beirut 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. pier7beirut's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how pier7beirut's visitors use its website. From time to time, pier7beirut may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

    pier7beirut also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on pier7beirut.com blogs/sites. pier7beirut 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 commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.

    Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

    Certain visitors to pier7beirut's websites choose to interact with pier7beirut in ways that require pier7beirut to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that pier7beirut gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at pier7beirut.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with pier7beirut are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, pier7beirut collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with pier7beirut. pier7beirut 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.

    Aggregated Statistics

    pier7beirut may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. pier7beirut may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, pier7beirut does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

    Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

    pier7beirut 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 pier7beirut's behalf or to provide services available at pier7beirut'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 pier7beirut's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. pier7beirut 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, pier7beirut discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when pier7beirut believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of pier7beirut, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an pier7beirut website and have supplied your email address, pier7beirut 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 pier7beirut and our products. If you send us a request (for example via 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. pier7beirut takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

    Cookies

    A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. pier7beirut uses cookies to help pier7beirut identify and track visitors, their usage of pier7beirut website, and their website access preferences. pier7beirut visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using pier7beirut's websites, with the drawback that certain features of pier7beirut's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

    Business Transfers

    If pier7beirut, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that pier7beirut 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 pier7beirut may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

    Ads

    Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by pier7beirut and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

    Privacy Policy Changes

    Although most changes are likely to be minor, pier7beirut may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in pier7beirut's sole discretion. pier7beirut encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a pier7beirut.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.