Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Bunker Hill Trading Co., 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 ongoing 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.
Below is our privacy policy, which incorporates these goals. (Note: we’ve decided to make this privacy policy available under a Creative Commons ShareAlike license, which means you’re more than welcome to steal it and repurpose it for your own use.
Bunker Hill Trading Co. Inc. (“Bunker Hill Trading Co.”) operates several websites including BunkerHillTrading.com. It is Bunker Hill Trading Co.’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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. Bunker Hill Trading Co.’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Bunker Hill Trading Co.’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Bunker Hill Trading Co. may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Bunker Hill Trading Co. also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on WordPress.com blogs. Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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 Bunker Hill Trading Co.’s websites choose to interact with Bunker Hill Trading Co. in ways that require Bunker Hill Trading Co. to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Bunker Hill Trading Co. gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Bunker Hill Trading Co. are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Bunker Hill Trading Co. collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Bunker Hill Trading Co.. Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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

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

Information We Collect from Other Sources

With your authorization, we may also obtain information about you from other sources. For example, if you create or log into your BunkerHillTrading.com account through a social media service (like Google) or if you connect your website or account to a social media service we will receive information from that service (such as your username, basic profile information, and friends list) via the authorization procedures used by that service. The information we receive depends on which services you authorize and any options that are available.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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 Bunker Hill Trading Co.’s behalf or to provide services available at Bunker Hill Trading Co.’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 Bunker Hill Trading Co.’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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, Bunker Hill Trading Co. discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Bunker Hill Trading Co. believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Bunker Hill Trading Co., third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Bunker Hill Trading Co. website and have supplied your email address, Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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 Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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. Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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. Bunker Hill Trading Co. uses cookies to help Bunker Hill Trading Co. identify and track visitors, their usage of Bunker Hill Trading Co. website, and their website access preferences. Bunker Hill Trading Co. visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Bunker Hill Trading Co.’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Bunker Hill Trading Co.’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Bunker Hill Trading Co., or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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 Bunker Hill Trading Co. 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 Bunker Hill Trading Co. and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Bunker Hill Trading Co. may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Bunker Hill Trading Co.’s sole discretion. Bunker Hill Trading Co. encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a WordPress.com account, you should also check your blog’s dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.