Lifeboat servers may record the numerical Internet protocol (IP) address
of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your
operating system; the date and time you access our site; and the
Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our
We use this information to measure the number of visitors to different sections of the site, to diagnose and correct system errors, and to improve the site. We delete this information after one month.
We do not connect this information to your name or identity.
When you subscribe to Lifeboat News, we collect your email address and the date that you subscribed. We will not share this email address with any other company, especially advertisers.
When you join or donate to Lifeboat, we collect your name and postal
address, and record the date that you joined. The amount and date of
donation for your initial membership donation, and any subsequent
donation, is recorded for our records. We respect anonymous donations.
You may submit voluntarily any other personal information we request,
including phone number and email address, which we store with your
We do not retain credit card information but only use it to process your present donation. Credit card numbers for monthly donors are kept in a secure location and processed in a secure online batch once per month.
If we are required by law to disclose the information that you have submitted, we will attempt to provide you with notice (unless we are prohibited) that a request for your information has been made in order to give you an opportunity to object to the disclosure. We will attempt to provide this notice by email, if you have given us an email address, or by postal mail if you have entered a postal address. We will independently object to overly broad requests for access to information about users of our site. If you do not challenge the disclosure request, we may be legally required to turn over your information.