K.R.’s Metal Art Forms (K.R.’s) provides this Web site as a public service. We do not collect any personally identifiable information (PII) about you when you visit our Web sites unless you choose to provide that information to us. We do collect some data about your visit to our Web site to help us better understand how the public uses the site and how to make it more helpful. K.R.’s never collects information for commercial marketing or any purpose unrelated to K.R.’s business activities.
Type of Information Collected
When you visit any Web site, certain information about your visit can be collected. K.R.’s automatically collects and temporarily stores the following type of information about your visit:
- Internet address and domain from which you visited K.R.’s Web site
- Information about the operating system and browser used
- Date and time of the visit
- Pages visited
- Internet address of the Web site that connected you to K.R.’s Web site
- Words searched
This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and improve organization, coverage, system performance or problem areas. This information is not used for associating search terms or patterns of site navigation with individual users. When search features offer suggested terms, these suggestions are based on aggregated data only. K.R.’s periodically deletes its Web logs. On occasion, K.R.’s may provide aggregated information to third party entities it contracts with for the purposes of research analysis. Aggregated data cannot be linked back to an individual user.
When you visit any Web site, it may place a small text file, known as a “cookie” on your computer. The cookie allows the Web site to “remember” specific information about your visit while you are connected or when you return to that site.
The cookie makes it easier for you to use the dynamic features of Web pages. Cookies from K.R.’s Web pages only collect information about your browser’s visit to the site; they do not collect personal information about you. While visiting certain K.R.’s sites, you may occasionally encounter a Web page that automatically employs cookies to make it easier to use the dynamic features of these Web pages.
K.R.’s Web sites may use either single session (temporary) or multi-session (persistent) cookies. Session cookies last only as long as your Web browser is open. Once you close your browser, the cookie disappears. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer for longer periods.
Session Cookies: We use session cookies for technical purposes such as to enable better navigation through our site.
Persistent Cookies: K.R.’s uses persistent cookies to enhance the Web experience for our users. Persistent cookies remain on your computer between visits to K.R.’s until they expire.
How to Opt Out or Disable Cookies
If you do not wish to have session or persistent cookies placed on your computer, you can disable them at any time from your Web browser. If you opt out of cookies, you will still have access to all information but may be unable to use cookie-dependent features. Please note that by disabling cookies from your Web browser, you will disable cookies from all sources, not just those from K.R.’s.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
If you choose to send us personal information by email, or by filling out a form on our Web site, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information or material that you request. If provided, personally identifiable information is maintained in a database that is regularly purged. Third party contractors may have access to this information in order to provide a response to your question or comment. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party unless required by law.
Links to Other Sites
Third-Party Web Sites and Applications
We use these technologies to communicate and interact with you. Examples include social media Web sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Your activity on these non-K.R.’s sites is governed by the security and privacy policies of those sites. When you use them, you are often sharing information with the general public, other users, and/or the group operating that site or application. We recommend you review the privacy policies of these sites before using them to ensure you understand how these third-party sites and applications might use your information. You may be able to adjust the privacy settings on your account.
The list below includes the applications we use and their purposes. For any sites or applications that collect PII, this list also includes details on the information they collect and how K.R.’s protects your private information.
AddThis allows you to bookmark and share K.R.’s web content in a variety of ways, including through social media sites and your Web-based email service. You do not need to register or provide any personal information to use AddThis.
The AddThis service collects non-personal data, including aggregate and summary statistics on Web browsers and usage patterns. AddThis also uses non-personal data to manage their service efficiently and diagnose server problems. Although AddThis offers some analytics and usage data to K.R.’s, these reports do not include any personally identifiable information. The AddThis Privacy & Data Practices are available at: http://www.addthis.com/privacy.
K.R.’s may have multiple Facebook pages where we share information about K.R.’s news, program activities, and other items that may be of interest to you. You do not need to register or provide personal information to view our Facebook pages.
If you have a Facebook account and “Like” K.R.’s Facebook pages, you may post comments or click the “Like” link for individual entries. If you comment on or “Like” K.R.’s Facebook content, personally identifying information will be visible to other Facebook visitors, including K.R.’s and it’s supporters. The amount of visible personal information about you will depend on your own Facebook privacy settings. To avoid displaying your personally identifiable information, you should not create a Facebook account, post comments or click on the “Like” options in Facebook.
K.R.’s uses Twitter to send short messages (up to 140 characters), which are also known as “Tweets,” to share information about K.R.’s news, program activities, and other items that may be of interest to you. We also respond to comments and questions sent via Twitter to K.R.’s. You do not need to register or provide personal information to view our Twitter feeds.
If you want to subscribe to (also known as “Follow”) the K.R.’s Twitter feeds, you may create a Twitter account at http://www.twitter.com. To create an account, you must provide your name and email address and create a user name and password. You may provide additional information including a short biography, location or a picture. Most of your personal information in your Twitter account is available to the public unless you update your privacy settings.
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