Privacy Policy

Penistone Pine ("Penistone Pine") operates and may operate other websites. It is Penistone Pine's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

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

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

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

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

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


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. Penistone Pine uses cookies to help Penistone Pine identify and track visitors, their usage of Penistone Pine website, and their website access preferences. Penistone Pine visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Penistone Pine's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Penistone Pine's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

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


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 Penistone Pine and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Penistone Pine may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Penistone Pine's sole discretion. Penistone Pine encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a 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.