"the waves where've they been?"
This policy document explains what information we collect and retain about visitors to the site, and how we treat that
What information is collected
Information automatically supplied by your ISP and your computer, including your Internet address (IP address), your browser software
and version, your operating system and version, the pages and files you have viewed, the dates and times of your visits
and the referring source from which you reached this website.
Information that you voluntarily provide to us when you submit user
content to any interactive part of the site.
This may include your name, email address and website address as well as any other information voluntarily provided by you.
What the information is used for
Information supplied automatically is aggregated and used for statistical purposes (such as generating lists
of the most popular pages). It is not used to identify any individual or their activity on the site.
Information supplied by you is used solely for the purposes for which it was supplied, such as identifying you
as the author of user-contributed content or enabling access to restricted areas of the site.
We protect the privacy of your supplied data and do not make it available to third parties except as part of
user-contributed content which you have chosen to publish. In particular, email
addresses supplied as part of user-contributed content are never published on the site.
Your email address will not be added to any mailing list or used to send you marketing material. However, we reserve the right
to use your supplied contact details (including your email address) if necessary to communicate with you regarding
your user-contributed content or your registration for restricted areas of the site.
We do not store passwords in any form. This site uses third party providers to handle handle authentication, and this information
is held solely by those providers and not passed to us under any circumstances.
For information on how to do this for the most common browsers, see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
interaction with the adverts and advertisers and to manage which adverts are shown to you.
This site uses third-party services to provide certain statistical functions. These services may use
cookies to track your interaction with the site. Information collected by such services may be retained by
the service provider.
In particular, this site uses Google Analytics and Google Adsense.
- You can manage certain aspects of the adverts shown to you by Adsense at https://www.google.com/asettings/ads.