When you visit my web site to read pages or download information, I automatically collect and store the following non-identifying information:
- The Internet protocol (IP) address from which you access my web site. An IP address is a unique number that is automatically assigned to the computer you are using whenever you are surfing the web.
- The type of browser, such as Netscape or Internet Explorer, and operating system, such as Windows 98 or Linux, used to access my site.
- The date and time my site is accessed, for the purpose of monitoring demand.
- The pages visited, for the purpose of improving the usefulness of my web site by providing helpful links and removing pages that are not read.
I maintain the above information in system logs. I use this information to make my site more useful to visitors by learning the number of visitors to my site, the number of pages served, and the level of demand for specific pages. I do not track or record information about identifiable individuals and their visits.
It is important to understand that I do not collect personally-identifiable information (name, address, e-mail address, or other unique identifiers) on my web site unless I specifically advise you that I am doing so. An example is when you provide me with your email address when purchasing a downloadable ebook.
Use of Information
I do not share any of your information, including your email address, with any outside parties except Law enforcement, government officials, or other third parties when I need to do so to comply with the law. I will not sell or rent any of your personal information to third parties. Neither will I use any information I gather to communicate with you unless you have expressed an interest in communicating with me by emailing me with a request for info, or purchasing one of my products. In those cases I will respond to your request or communicate with you regarding your purchase.
When you purchase products from my site, the transaction is conducted through the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input. I use PayPal to process credit cards online. PayPal does not disclose your credit card information or your bank information to me and I do not have access to that information. PayPal has its own security procedures to protect your private information and you can review that information on the PayPal website