“Pat’s Old Wood, LLC.” refers to the sole proprietor who owns this website (Patrick T. Lynch), our Site, or our Service, depending on the context of the usage;
“Service” refers to the services that we provide through our Site, including but not limited to our blog, advertising, and general information services;
“Site” refers to our website, firstname.lastname@example.org;
“User” refers to you and any other person who uses our Service, or visits our Site;
3. Information Collected
Identifying Information Collected by Us
Under no circumstances may you submit information to us, whether through e-mail, contact form, or otherwise, if you are under the age of thirteen years of age. This is to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, over which we have no control. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.
Whenever you visit our Site, we may collect non-identifying information from you, such as your IP address, referring URL, browser, operating system, cookie information, and Internet Service Provider. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, this information alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
4. Use of Your Information
We may use your information:
To enhance or improve Users’ experiences, our Site, or Service.
To transfer with your consent.You hereby consent to all such transfers, though we may, but are not obligated to, still give you notice when we transfer your information on certain occasions.
To send e-mails about our Site or respond to inquiries.
To send e-mails about the Site and other products, news, or updates for Pat’s Old Woold, LLC, or other businesses, websites, or services owned or operated by us.
To send e-mails about third party offers.
You agree that we may disclose your information to another User where we believe in good faith that there is a dispute with that other User for which they might be entitled to send your information to a collections agency or claim damages from you in a court of competent jurisdiction. This may include, but is not limited to, instances where a User has a dispute with you over a product or service you advertised through our Site using our free advertising service.
5. Accessing, Editing, and Removing Your Information
When submitting advertisements, you may decide to post personal information such as your name, phone number, and so on, for the benefit of readers. We may, at our sole discretion, comply with requests by you to remove or edit such information at a later date. Although most changes may occur immediately, information may still be stored in a web browser’s cache. Additionally, such information may be copied by any person who accesses it and stored or distributed elsewhere—we have no control over this. We take no responsibility for stored information in your cache, or in other devices that may store information, and disclaim all liability of such. In addition, we may, from time to time, retain residual information about you in our backup and/or database.
7. Third Parties
7.1 Third Party Websites
Pat’s Old Wood, LLC or its Users may post links to third party websites on its Site or through its Service, which may include information that we have no control over. Whether you access third party websites through a link on our Site, or as a consequence of using our Service, you acknowledge that you are aware that these third party websites are not screened for privacy or security issues by us, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.
Should you make a purchase of a third party product or service, whether it is from a free advertiser or one of the companies for whom we are an affiliate, you will be required to provide your financial information to them or a third party designed by them when paying for your purchases. It is your responsibility to ensure the security of your payment details when making purchases through these third parties, and we recommend that you conduct routine credit bureau checks to protect your identity.
8. Third Party Access to Your Information
Although you are entering into an Agreement with Pat’s Old Wood, LLC to disclose your information to us, we do use third party individuals and organizations to assist us, including contractors, web hosts, and others.
Throughout the course of our provision of our services to you, we may delegate our authority to collect, access, use, and disseminate your information. For example, our web host stores the information that you provide us, and we may hire third parties to assist us in maintaining, repairing, improving, or otherwise assisting us with our Site and Service.
9. Law Enforcement
You agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you and release your information without receiving any request to third parties where we believe that it is proper to do so for legal reasons, such as instances where we believe your actions violate any law of the United States or any other country having jurisdiction over us, our Site, Services, or our Terms of Service. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants. We may release your information under the conditions listed in this paragraph whether it is to individuals or entities in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the rest of the United States, or elsewhere.
10. Commercial and Non-Commercial Communications
11. Security Measures
We take certain measures to enhance the security of our Site and Service, including using SSL Certificates, Vulnerability Scanning, and PCI DSS-compliant hosting. However, we make no representations as to the security or privacy of your information. It is in our interest to keep our website secure, but we recommend that you use anti-virus software, routine credit checks, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security and privacy threats.
12. Your California Privacy Rights
13. International Transfer
Last Updated: May 27, 2020