This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of Charles Esten Web/www.charles-esten.com (the “Website”). We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Website. By using the Website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Website.
Charles Esten Web (charles-esten.com) is an unofficial, non-profit fan site dedicated to Charles Esten. We are in no way affiliated with Chip, or any of his family, friends representatives. The site is run by fans, for fellow fans. All media, photos, trademarks, and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. We do not claim ownership of the images used on this site, unless stated otherwise. No copyright infringement is ever intended. All content posted here is used under the Fair Use Copyright Law 107. If you need anything taken down, please contact us. You can find more information here.
We may collect Personal Information from site visitors (the “Users”) in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Website. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users may, however, visit and browse our Website anonymously. We will collect Personal Information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply Personal Information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website related activities.
This Website is powered by WordPress, and by default, WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors, except for the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users only. In addition, we make use of third party services such as plugins to monitor traffic that comes into the Website. The data collected may include the browser type and version, the type of computer or device (including but not limited to the operating system) used to visit the Website, your computer or device’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the pages of the Website you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, the website or search terms that led you to the Website (if any), and other related statistics.
This Website’s photo gallery (the “Gallery”) is powered by Coppermine, and by default, Coppermine may collect some personal data about visitors. However, similar to WordPress, the data collected may include your computer or device’s IP address, the pages of the Gallery you visit, the photos from the Gallery you view, the time and date of your visit and/or view, and other related statistics.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Collection of Data
The data collected explained in the above sections are not personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. These collected data are used solely for Website traffic statistics to monitor how the Website is doing and how it can be improved further in the future, including, but not limited to, which types of content do our visitors are more interested in and which types they are less interested in.
Security of Collected Data
While no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, the security of your Personal Information is important to us. Thus, we adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information and data stored on our Website.
Sharing of Collected Data
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
Control over Collected Data
If you have left comments on this Website, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we may hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we may hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Users may find advertising or other content on our Website that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites, and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Website. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
This document was last updated on July 30th, 2018.