When you visit this site, certain items of data may be automatically collected as standard by the web server…
1) WHAT kind of information is collected?
If you register to this site, we collect your email address.
Cookies are also used on this site.
Web server logs are created for access to this site.
Google Analytics is used on this site.
Google Adsense is also used on this site.
2) WHEN is this information collected?
Your email address is collected when you register to the site. This is used merely to confirm you are human, and of course to help you keep track of your user login (if you forget your login password you can have our system email you to get a new password).
Cookies, web server logs, and Google Analytics/Adsense data is generated whenever one of our pages is accessed.
3) WHO? (On who do we collect the information?)
Anyone who accesses content on this server generates data about the access. This includes Guests (non-registered readers), Users (Registered readers), potential break-in attempts by “crackers”, and even web spiders like Google for example.
4) WHY are we collecting this data?
Cookies are used only for various site functions (e.g. have you made a vote in one of the site polls, for example).
Web server logs are only kept for the site’s security (to perform audits on potential cracking attacks, for example).
Google analytics and adsense are kept by Google itself. Analytics is used for us to help improve the site, make it more interesting for you, the reader, and give us an idea of how the site is progressing.
We use this data to enhance you, the reader’s, enjoyment of the site, and to make any changes to the site and its content necessary to provide you with a more enjoyable and informative site.
All access data, cookies, email addresses are for internal purposes only. Your email address, IP address, will NOT be disclosed to a third party, sold, or otherwise distributed by us for any purpose. Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us.
5) WHERE do we keep the data?
6) HOW is the data collected?
Email addresses are collected when a user registers with the site.
Cookies are generated on specific functions of the site – site polls, for example. You can use your web browser to keep track of and examine any cookies generated by this site.
Access logs are generated by default by the web server.
Google Analytics and Adsense keep track of their own information – again, you should read Google’s Provacy Policy to be kept fully aware of their policies involving your privacy.
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