By the use of Google Analytics, we collect IP and Browser information to help you with your experience (e.g. remember language selection, security, etc.). Please note that your IP address is collected only in an anonymized format. You can read more information about this here.
Your IP and Browser information is automatically collected when you browse the website. Other information is collected only when you explicitly provide it (e.g. when you send us an email through the contact form).
We may use the information we collect from you when you contact us, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
We've set up our Google Analytics account to store data at a user-level and event-level for 26 months. After that period it is deleted automatically on a monthly basis.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, it may reduce your user experience, for example, your language preferences will not be saved. Also, cookies are required for the correct functioning of our contact form.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website. We do link to institutional link resolvers and many of the resources listed on our website, due to copyright restrictions, are linked rather than stored in our sever.
We do not use Google AdSense on our website, but we do track user interactions with Google Analytics. You can find more information about Google Analytics policies here.
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies or other third-party identifiers together. We use them to compile data regarding user interactions to improve our user experience.
It is possible to opt-out from being tracked by Google by using the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. This will only stop our website of tracking information we collect with statistical purposes. All other functionalities of the website will be available for you regardless.
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
However, we understand that privacy is an important issue, so we honour the spirit of Do Not Track by filtering out any non-essential cookie on our website (i.e. Google Analytics) when the user specifies as such on their browser.
It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We only collect your email when you communicate directly with us by using the Contact Us form. We do not store that information in our server and we do not use it for anything else than to respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
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Last Edited on 2018-05-25