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Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free
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of the state of New York, shall apply to all uses of this data and
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Information Collected and How It is Used
If you do nothing during your visit to Terror-Alert.com's web site
but browse or download information, we automatically collect and store
the following information about your visit:
1. The Internet Protocol address and domain name used but not
the e-mail address. The Internet Protocol address is a numerical identifier
assigned either to your Internet service provider or directly to your
computer. We use the Internet Protocol Address to direct Internet
traffic to you;
2. The type of browser and operating system you used and your
3. The date and time you visited this site;
4. The web pages or services you accessed at this site; and
5. The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site.
The information we automatically collect or store is used to improve
the content of our web services and to help us understand how people
are using our services. Terror-Alert.com analyzes our web site logs
to continually improve the value of the materials available on our
site. Our web site logs are not personally identifiable, and we make
no attempt to link them with the individuals that browse Terror-Alert.com's
If during your visit to Terror-Alert.com's web site you participate
in a survey, service or send an e-mail, the following additional information
will be collected:
1. E-mail correspondence: The e-mail address and contents of
2. Surveys : Any information you volunteered in response to a
3. Service: The e-mail address and website URL.
The information is retained in accordance with our records
retention and disclosure laws. We use your e-mail to respond appropriately.
This may be to respond to you, to address issues you identify, to
further improve our web site, or to forward the e-mail to another
agency for appropriate action. Survey information is used for the
Personal Information and Choice
"Personal information" is information about an individual that is
readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information
includes personal identifiers such as an individual's name, address,
and phone number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not
considered personal information.
We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily
participate in an activity that asks for information (i.e. sending
an e-mail or participating in a survey, etc.). If you choose not to
participate in these activities, your choice will in no way affect your
ability to use any other feature of Terror-Alert.com's web site.
If personal information is requested on the web site or volunteered
by the user, state law and the federal Privacy Act of 1974 may protect
it. However, this information is a public record once you provide
it, and may be subject to public inspection and copying if not protected
by federal or state law.
Users are cautioned that the collection of personal information
requested from or volunteered by children on-line or by e-mail will
be treated the same as information given by an adult and may be subject
to public access.
If you identify yourself by sending an e-mail message containing
personal information: You may decide to send Terror-Alert.com personally-identifying
information, for example your Social Security Number or mailing address,
in an e-mail message requesting that information or records be mailed
to you. Information collected in this manner is used by Terror-Alert.com
solely for responding to requests for information or records.
If you choose to send e-mail to Terror-Alert.com containing
personally-identifying information, you should be aware that such
communications are not secure and, in theory, could be viewed by anyone
with access to the Internet.
We strive to protect personally identifiable information by
collecting only information necessary to deliver our services. All
information collected at this site remains private, unless an exemption
in law exists.
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A cookie is a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous
unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a web site's
computers and may either be used only during your session (a "session"
cookie) or may be stored on your computer's hard drive (a "persistent"
cookie). Cookies can contain data about user movement during the visit
to the web site. If your browser software is set to allow cookies,
a web site can send its own cookie to you. A web site that has set
a cookie can only access those cookies it has sent to you, it cannot
access cookies sent to you by other sites.
Why are Cookies Used on Web Sites?
Cookies are one mechanism for maintaining continuity during
a user's visit to a web site. They allow data to be maintained for
users' benefit as they navigate a site. This is referred to as "session"
or "state management" cookie. These cookies go away when you terminate
your visit to the web site as they are maintained only in your browser's
active memory during your session. Cookies may be also be stored on
your computer to so that you can be recognized by a web site on subsequent
visits. They can be read by the web site that set them whenever you
enter the web site. They are often used on web sites that require
you to log in to save you entering all of your log-in information.
They may store information on your unique identifier and the areas
of the web site you have visited before. These cookies are stored
on your computer's hard drive after you have left your web site visit
and consequently are often referred to as "persistent" cookies.
Choices about Cookies
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject
all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is
different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to
change your cookie preferences.)
Terror-Alert.com 's Practices Regarding Cookies
Terror-Alert.com uses only session cookies. The information
on these cookies is retained by Terror-Alert.com only while the user's
session is active in a table that lists the unique identifiers of
those currently using the site.
To offer comments about this web site or to comment about
the information presented in this Privacy Notice, please contact us
at: privacy (at) terror-alert.com
Last updated February 28, 2003
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