DiasporaX is committed to protecting individual privacy and securing the personal information made available to it when you visit DiasporaX.org
What Information Do You Collect?
We collect non-personally identifiable information about your activities when you visit our website, including:
Internet Protocol (IP) Address. A computer’s IP address establishes its location on the internet and allows other computers, such as those hosting DiasporaX.org to send it content and other information;
The internet domain name when a computer accesses the internet through a domain, such as from a corporation (“xcompany.com”) or university (“yourschool.edu”);
The date, time, and duration of a website visit;
If a computer accesses a page on DiasporaX.org via a link on another page, the URL of that referring page.
Information about the computer set-up, such as the type and version of web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer 8.0, Mozilla Firefox 5.0), operating system (e.g., Unix, Mac OS, MS Windows), Java support (yes or no), Flash version (e.g., 10.1 r85), screen resolution (e.g., 1280×800), and connection speed (e.g., DSL, T1);
The specific pages a computer accesses when it requests information from DiasporaX.org; and
The amount of data (measured in number of bytes) transmitted from DiasporaX.org to a computer. DiasporaX.org does not use this information to identify or track the browsing of individual users. We do use it to generate aggregate statistics about how DiasporaX.org is used.
How do you collect the information?
We use third-party analytics providers including but not limited to Google Analytics to analyze the data collected through the session and persistent metrics cookies to enhance the website, our services, and our advertising. The third-party analytics provider does not receive personally identifiable information through these cookies.
How do you use the information?
When you access our site from a computer, mobile phone or other device, we collect information from that device about your browser type, location, and IP address, as well as the pages you visit.
We maintain several lists of subscribers who have asked to receive periodic email updates. Any recipient of an email may unsubscribe from future messages via a link at the bottom of each email message. We do not sell, rent, exchange, or otherwise disclose list of subscribers to persons or organizations outside DiasporaX.org. Messages sent from us to email subscribers may include a tracking pixel to provide basic aggregate analytics such as the percentage of recipients who opened an email or clicked on a link in an email, the percentage of subscribers using various email clients, and the number of times an email was forwarded or printed. Our email analytics providers, also offer the capability to view some data, such as whether a mass email was opened, at an individual level for 30 days after an email was sent; as a matter of policy and practice this data is only viewed on an aggregate basis.
Third parties may place anonymous cookies on the browsers of visitors to this website and may send their own cookies to the visitors’ cookie file. These cookies will allow the AdRoll Technology and Google Adwords to serve Banners. Each Banner will include a link that will include information for users on how to opt-out of being cookie retargeted.”
What control does the customer have over their personal information?
You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases that may impact your ability to use this site. Before blocking cookies – we highly recommend reading why cookies are good here: http://blog.hubspot.com/in-defense-of-tracking-cookies. http://lifehacker.com/5461114/fact-and-fiction-the-truth-about-browser-cookies.
How do you protect the information?
We take reasonable precautions to protect our site and information automatically collected by DiasporaX.org or voluntarily submitted to DiasporaX.org. For example, we restrict access to information collected by or submitted to DiasporaX.org to employees who access it to perform their duties. Access to DiasporaX.org accounts on third-party sites is limited to the staff who administer those accounts.
We also utilize commonly used practices and technical controls to protect this information. These practices and controls include, but are not limited to, encrypting the transfer of personal information over the Internet via Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), using high-strength firewalls and intrusion detection systems (IDS) to safeguard personal information and maintaining strict technical controls and procedures to ensure the integrity of all data on DiasporaX.org. We periodically review our processes and systems to verify compliance with industry best practices and ensure the highest level of security for our website.
We believe in the importance of protecting the privacy of children online and do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. This site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13. To notify us of my receipt of information by children under 13, please contact us at ogonza[at]artic.edu