privacy policy

My blog makes use of third party advertising companies to provide advertisements when at this blog.  Such third parties may collect and make use of information (but not including names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers) relating to such visits to this particular as well as other sites to offer ads relating to goods and services which may be of interest to visitors.  For more information on this practice and to know more about choices relating to not having such information made use of by such third party companies, you can go to the Google Advertising & Privacy web page.

For those who would like to opt out of ad companies tracking and tailorings ads to visitor surfing patterns, this may be done via the Network Advertising Initiative.

The company Google makes use of the Doubleclick Dart cookie in order to offer advertisements throughout its Google Adsense network and more information relating to this Dart cookie can be found at Doubleclick, in addition to options for opting out at the Google Privacy Center.

Regarding privacy considerations

This site respects the privacy of its readers and is committed to securing the privacy of visitors while online at this blog.  The paragraphs that follow disclose how information is gathered and disseminated on this site.

Regarding RSS feeds

Where a reader would like to subscribe to the RSS feed, contact information is requested such as name and email address.  A reader may opt out of these communications anytime.  A reader's personal info will never be given or sold to third parties, and readers will never be spammed.

Regarding statistics and log files

As is the case with many blog platforms, this site uses log files, specifically Google Analytics.  Such a service stores info such as IP addresses, ISP, browser type, visited, exit and referring pages, date and time stamps, platforms used, the visitors movement through the site, and collects demographic info of a broad nature for aggregate use.  Information such as internet protocol addresses and the like, are not linked to information which is identifiable personally.

Regarding cookie considerations

Cookiers are pieces of data which are stored on the computer of a user and which tie info about the user.  This website does not make use of cookies.  However, business partners of this site, such as ad companies, use cookies on this blog.  These cannot be accessed or controlled once the ad companies have set them up.

Regarding link considerations

This website has links to other websites.  Please note that this site cannot be held responsible for the practices relating to privacy of these other websites.  It is recommended that readers become aware of such a situation when they exit this site, and consider going through the privacy statements of all websites which collect personally identifiable info.  This particular statement on privacy only applies to info collected by this website.

Regarding ad considerations

This site makes use of advertising companies to offer advertisements on this site.  These advertisements may have cookies and are collected by ad companies, and this info cannot be accessed by me or this blog.  This site works with the ad company, Google Adsense.  Kindly go through the website of the ad company to check for its particular policy on privacy.

Regarding contact info

For concerns or inquiries, please leave a comment at this site.  This particular privacy policy was updated in January of 2010.


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