Vintage Pachinko, LLC (“Vintage Pachinko”) operates several websites including, but not limited to, vintagepachinko.com, vintagepachinko.wordpress.com and other Internet sites owned and/or operated by Vintage Pachinko, (taken together, the Website).
It is Vintage Pachinko’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our Website.
Like most website operators, Vintage Pachinko 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. Vintage Pachinko’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Vintage Pachinko’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Vintage Pachinko may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Vintage Pachinko also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Vintage Pachinko does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Vintage Pachinko’s websites choose to interact with Vintage Pachinko in ways that require Vintage Pachinko to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Vintage Pachinko gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who send questions, upload photos or post comments to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Vintage Pachinko – by purchasing pachinko balls or restoration services, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Vintage Pachinko collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Vintage Pachinko. Vintage Pachinko 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.
Vintage Pachinko may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Vintage Pachinko may monitor the most popular blogs on the VintagePachinko.WordPress.com site or use spam screened by the Akismet service to help identify spam. Vintage Pachinko may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Vintage Pachinko does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Vintage Pachinko 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 Vintage Pachinko’s behalf or to provide services available at Vintage Pachinko’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 Vintage Pachinko’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Vintage Pachinko 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, Vintage Pachinko discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Vintage Pachinko believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Vintage Pachinko, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Vintage Pachinko website and have supplied your email address, Vintage Pachinko 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 Vintage Pachinko 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. Vintage Pachinko takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
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.
Last updated: April 2, 2010