Board members, volunteers and employees of Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. strive to protect the privacy and security of mesh node owners and infrastructure through secure storage and handling of passwords and respecting the privacy of node owners by not divulging passwords, names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses or other personal data of node owners to anyone not connected with Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
Monitoring tools are used as required for maintenance, diagnosing problems and improving service by employees and volunteers of Newport Wireless Mesh.
Newport Wireless Mesh does not keep a record of addresses on the internet visited by subscribers.
Board members, volunteers or employees of Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. also do not provide any mesh or node owner information to law enforcement, or other government entity, without a valid warrant from a jurisdiction pertinent to the service area.
Your privacy is critically important to us. At Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. we have a few fundamental principles:
- We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law or protect our rights.
- We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
- In our blogging products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.
If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact our support team.
Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. Inc. (“Newport Wireless Mesh Inc.”) operates several websites including NewportMesh.org. It is Newport Wireless Mesh Inc.’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. 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. Newport Wireless Mesh Inc.’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Newport Wireless Mesh Inc.’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. 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 blog commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Newport Wireless Mesh Inc.’s websites choose to interact with Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. in ways that require Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at WordPress.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. – by purchasing access to the Akismet comment spam prevention service, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Newport Wireless Mesh Inc.. Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. 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.
Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. may monitor the most popular blogs on the WordPress.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. 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 Newport Wireless Mesh Inc.’s behalf or to provide services available at Newport Wireless Mesh Inc.’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 Newport Wireless Mesh Inc.’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. 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, Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Newport Wireless Mesh Inc., third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. website and have supplied your email address, Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. 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 Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. and our products. We primarily use our various product blogs 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 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. Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Newport Wireless Mesh Inc., or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. 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 Newport Wireless Mesh Inc. may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Comments and other content submitted to our Akismet anti-spam service are not saved on our servers unless they were marked as false positives, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives.