Marketing Cloud Blog (“Marketing Cloud Blog”) operates marketingcloudblog.com and may operate other websites. It is Marketing Cloud Blog’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Marketing Cloud Blog 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. Marketing Cloud Blog’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to understand better how Marketing Cloud Blog’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Marketing Cloud Blog may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Marketing Cloud Blog also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on marketingcloudblog.com blogs/sites. Marketing Cloud Blog 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 Marketing Cloud Blog’s websites choose to interact with Marketing Cloud Blog in ways that require Marketing Cloud Blog to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Marketing Cloud Blog gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at marketingcloudblog.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Marketing Cloud Blog are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Marketing Cloud Blog collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Marketing Cloud Blog. Marketing Cloud Blog does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Moreover, visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Marketing Cloud Blog may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Marketing Cloud Blog may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Marketing Cloud Blog does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Marketing Cloud Blog 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 Marketing Cloud Blog’s behalf or to provide services available at Marketing Cloud Blog’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 Marketing Cloud Blog’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Marketing Cloud Blog 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, Marketing Cloud Blog discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Marketing Cloud Blog believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Marketing Cloud Blog, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Marketing Cloud Blog website and have supplied your email address, Marketing Cloud Blog 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 Marketing Cloud Blog and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Marketing Cloud Blog takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Marketing Cloud Blog, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Marketing Cloud Blog goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of Marketing Cloud Blog may continue to use your personal information as outlined in this policy.