Your privacy is critically important to us. At Thorsten Ott IT Services we have a few fundamental principles:
We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, 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.
If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact our support team.
Thorsten Ott IT Services Inc. (“Thorsten Ott IT Services”) operates several websites including http://freetextverification.com/. It is Thorsten Ott IT Services’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Thorsten Ott IT Services 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. Thorsten Ott IT Services’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Thorsten Ott IT Services’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Thorsten Ott IT Services may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Thorsten Ott IT Services also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. Thorsten Ott IT Services 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 Thorsten Ott IT Services’s websites choose to interact with Thorsten Ott IT Services in ways that require Thorsten Ott IT Services to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Thorsten Ott IT Services gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Thorsten Ott IT Services collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Thorsten Ott IT Services. Thorsten Ott IT Services 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.
Thorsten Ott IT Services may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Thorsten Ott IT Services may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Thorsten Ott IT Services does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Thorsten Ott IT Services 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 Thorsten Ott IT Services’s behalf or to provide services available at Thorsten Ott IT Services’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 Thorsten Ott IT Services’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Thorsten Ott IT Services 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, Thorsten Ott IT Services discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Thorsten Ott IT Services believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Thorsten Ott IT Services, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Thorsten Ott IT Services website and have supplied your email address, Thorsten Ott IT Services 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 Thorsten Ott IT Services 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. Thorsten Ott IT Services takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Thorsten Ott IT Services, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Thorsten Ott IT Services 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 Thorsten Ott IT Services 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 or missed spam, in which case we store them long enough to use them to improve the service to avoid future false positives and missed spam.