Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Privacy Policy


I respect your privacy and I am committed to safeguarding your privacy while online at this site The following discloses how I gather and disseminate information for this blog.


Like most blogging platforms I use log files, in my case, Statcounter. This stores information such as internet protocol (ip) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (isp), referring,exit and visited pages, platform used, date/time stamp, track user's movement, and gather broad demographics. IP addresses etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. Some of the advertisers on this site use cookies. I can't access or control these cookies once the advertisers have set them.


This blog contains links to other sites. Please be aware that I am not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. I suggest my users be aware of this when they leave this blog and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this blog.


I use outside advertisers to display ads on this blog. These ads may contain cookies and are collected by the advertisers. I do not have access to this information. I work with the following advertiser...Google Adsense. Please check the advertisers websites for their respective privacy policies.


If you have any concerns please contact Rick at This privacy policy updated June 2008.

March 26, 2009

Update to Privacy Policy:

* Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.
* Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
* Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

You can find additional information in Appendix A of the NAI Self-Regulatory principles for publishers (PDF)