Privacy Statement for Tom Collins’ World Wide Web Log
Tom Collins’ World Wide Web Log has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following statement discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site, Tom Collins’ World Wide Web Log.
Information Automatically Logged
This Web site uses your IP address to gather broad, unspecific demographic information of a non-personal nature. This is information, for example, such as the country that your IP address domain is from. This type of information is obtained automatically with the server statistics for this Web site, which are provided by its hosting company, and is analyzed in conjunction with other site statistics. This Web site uses such information primarily to determine the number of visitors per month and to assess the average length and average extent of their visits.
This Web site uses outside advertising companies to display advertisements on the site. These advertisements may contain Internet data objects commonly known as “cookies.” Cookies collect information on Web site users. No one associated with the creation of content, the administration or the maintenance of this Web site has access to information collected by its cookies, nor uses that information for any purpose. The cookies received by your computer in association with advertisements appearing on this Web site may may be collected by our advertising partners, however.
DoubleClick DART Cookies
The DoubleClick DART cookie is used by Google in the ads served on this Web site. When you visit this Web site and either view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped (i.e., stored) on your browser. The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help better serve and manage ads on this Web site.
In summary, with respect to DoubleClick DART cookies:
* Google, as a third party vendor, uses these cookies to serve ads on this Web site.
* Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visits to this Web site and/or other sites on the Internet.
The cookies of other third-party vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads on this Web site. A list of links to Web sites maintained by these third parties is available at https://support.google.com/adsense/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=94149 and you may visit those Web sites to opt out of their cookies, provided that the vendor or ad network which constitutes the third party offers that capability. You can also opt out of some, but not all, of these cookies at one location at the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out website at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
This Web site does not request any personal information or collect any information that personally identifies you or allows you to be personally contacted. Since this Web site does not collect any personal information, no one connected with the production of content, with the administration, or with maintenance of this Web site is capable of sharing or disclosing any personal information about you with any third parties; and, consequently, they do not share or disclose any personal information about anyone who visits this Web site with any third parties, nor can or do they use any personal information about users of this Web site for any purpose whatsoever.
This Web site uses third-party advertising companies to present and display advertisements to you when you visit it. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide you with other advertisements about goods and services they determine may be of interest to you. Under no circumstances does that information contain any data such as your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, financial accounts or personal identifiers, but it may contain data which allows identification of the computers you use, to which those advertisements about goods and services may subsequently be sent. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about how to avoid having information about your visits to this and/or other Web sites being used in this manner, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org where you can find information on how to opt out, or http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/ for further helpful personal privacy protection information provided by Google.
This site contains links to other sites. Tom Collins’ World Wide Web Log is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those Web sites.
This site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under the control of the information technology professionals who maintain it. Tom Collins’ World Wide Web Log is hosted on professionally administered servers in a secure facility. The content creator, system administrators and Webmaster also have adequate physical security on the computers which they use to update and maintain this site to protect the data stored on those machines, and no computer upon which content for this site is created resides on any any public data network.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement, the practices of this Web site, or your dealings with it, you are invited to contact the Webmaster at the following e-mail address: