Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy:

North Star Excavating, Inc. ("North Star Excavating, Inc.") operates NorthStarExcavating.com and may operate other websites. It is North Star Excavating, Inc. policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, North Star Excavating, 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. North Star Excavating, Inc. purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how North Star Excavating, Inc. visitors use its website. From time to time, North Star Excavating, Inc. may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

North Star Excavating, Inc. also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on NorthStarExcavating.com blogs/sites. North Star Excavating, 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 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 North Star Excavating, Inc. websites choose to interact with North Star Excavating, Inc. in ways that require North Star Excavating, Inc. to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that North Star Excavating, Inc. gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at NorthStarExcavating.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with North Star Excavating, Inc. are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, North Star Excavating, Inc. collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with North Star Excavating, Inc.. North Star Excavating, 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.

Aggregated Statistics

North Star Excavating, Inc. may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. North Star Excavating, Inc. may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, North Star Excavating, Inc. does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

North Star Excavating, 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 North Star Excavating, Inc. behalf or to provide services available at North Star Excavating, Inc. 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 North Star Excavating, Inc. websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. North Star Excavating, 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, North Star Excavating, Inc. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when North Star Excavating, Inc. believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of North Star Excavating, Inc., third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an North Star Excavating, Inc. website and have supplied your email address, North Star Excavating, 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 North Star Excavating, Inc. and our products. If you send us a request (for example via 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. North Star Excavating, Inc. takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. North Star Excavating, Inc. uses cookies to help North Star Excavating, Inc. identify and track visitors, their usage of North Star Excavating, Inc. website, and their website access preferences. North Star Excavating, Inc. visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using North Star Excavating, Inc. websites, with the drawback that certain features of North Star Excavating, Inc. websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If North Star Excavating, Inc., or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that North Star Excavating, 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 North Star Excavating, Inc. may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by North Star Excavating, Inc. and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, North Star Excavating, Inc. may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in North Star Excavating, Inc. sole discretion. North Star Excavating, Inc. encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a NorthStarExcavating.com account, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.