Privacy policy

Privacy Policy Statement

This is the blog of Mark Durband. My email adddress is mark@durband.com

For each visitor to my blog (‘consumer’), the Web server automatically recognizes only the visitor’s domain name, but not the e-mail address (where possible).

I collect only the domain name, but not the e-mail address of visitors to my blog, the e-mail addresses of those who post comments, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with me via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations, name and address, telephone number, fax number.

The information I collect is used to improve the content of my blog, used to customize the content and/or layout of pages for each individual visitor, and is disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing my blog and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of my blog.

With respect to cookies: I use cookies to store visitors preferences, record session information, such as items that consumers add to their shopping cart, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize Web page content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends and to track affiliate referrals.

If you do not want to receive e-mail from me in the future, please let me know by sending me e-mail at the above address.

If you supply me with your postal address on-line you may receive periodic mailings from me with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let me know by sending me e-mail at the above address.

Persons who supply me with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from me with information regarding orders they have placed on-line.

With respect to Ad Servers: To try and bring you offers that are of interest to you, I have relationships with other companies that I allow to place ads on my Web pages. As a result of your visit to my site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address and clickstream information. For further information, consult the privacy policies of:
www.amazon.com

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this blog. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to my users based on their visit to this website 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.

From time to time, I may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in my privacy notice. If my information practices change at some time in the future I will post the policy changes to my Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at my Web site periodically.

Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by e-mailing me at the above address.

Upon request I provide site visitors with access to all information [including proprietary information] that I maintain about them.

Consumers can access this information by writing to me at the above address. Consumers can have this information corrected by writing to me at the above address.

With respect to security: When I transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial or health information, I redirect visitors to a secure server. I have appropriate security measures in place in my physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that I have collected from you at this site.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, you may contact me at the above email address.

updated 28 March 2009

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