Protecting Your Privacy

The author, Oscar Seurat, is committed to protecting your privacy when you visit this website.  No personally identifiable information about you is collected here unless you voluntarily provide it.

This document explains what kind information is collected when you browse these pages. Please keep in mind that depending on the Internet traffic and the interest this website receives, its content may change leading to changes in this privacy policy. You are, therefore, encouraged to refer to this policy regularly
  1. Two cases when the information is collected.
1.1.    You browse these pages without entering any personally identifiable information.
 In this case, the author does not collect any personally identifiable information about you.  Certain information pertaining to your session is collected automatically to better understand the traffic loads and security of this website. The collected non-personally identifiable items are the following:
i) the IP address of the visitor
ii) the date and time of the visit
iii) the domain name associated with the IP address (e.g. if you access this website from your  school’s computer, we will collect the domain name “”; if you do so from your company’s computer ,  the collected domain name will be “”)
iv) the browser you accessed this website with together with its software version
v) the operating system of your computer and its version
vi) the urls you accessed while browsing  this site
vii) If you access from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device ("UDID"), geolocation data, or other transactional information for that device.

Collecting this type of information is very common; for example, The New York Times. The Wall Street Journal, and many other major websites log some or all of the above items at the present time.

1.2.    You voluntarily provide personally identifiable information.
This situation occurs only if you choose to send the author feedback via the "Comment" link. The e-mail address and any other information provided by the visitor will be retained in order to better serve them in the future.
  1. How the information is used.
The information collected on this website is used to provide better service by understanding its Internet traffic patterns and by responding to visitors' feedback if they provide it.
  1. Illegal/Disruptive Behavior.
Interfering with the operation of this website by illegal uploading of new content, denial of service attacks, gaining an unauthorized entry, and other disruptive and /or illegal techniques will be pursued to the fullest extent of the law.  Additional data collection may occur, therefore, in connection with stopping or tracing illegal or disruptive behavior.
  1. Retention of Information.
Given that the only personally identifiable data collected by this website is a voluntarily sent feedback (effectively an e-mail to the author), no special action is taken with respect to that information.
  1. Links to Other Websites.
This website provides links to other publicly available websites.  While the author (please see the “Terms of Use” document)  has made his best efforts in researching the quality of those links, he cannot make any representations or warranties regarding their safety for the visitors’ devices, accuracy or completeness of the contained information. In particular, once the visitor leaves this website by following one of the provided links, he or she will be subject to the privacy policy of the followed link. Similarly, the author does not endorse any of the websites those links point to or the information and services provided by those websites.
  1. Cookies.
"Cookies" are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session (session cookies) or saved on a user's hard drive in order to identify that user or information about that user the next time she/he logs onto a website (persistent cookies). This website does not use persistent cookies or any other persistent tracking technology. The session cookies are deleted from this server after your session ends, and information from them is not collected or saved.
  1. Google AnalyticsTM may use Google Analytics, a third-party web measurement and customization technology. Google Analytics places a small file on your computer, commonly called a “cookie,” so that it can recognize your computer if you visit our website in the future. This cookie does not collect personal identifying information.

Google Analytics does not collect personally identifiable information through its cookie and does not combine, match, or cross-reference information with any other information. Please review the Google Analytics privacy policy for additional information.

Visitors who choose to disable this web measurement tool will still have full access to While the details vary from browser to browser, most modern browsers can be set up to accept, reject or request user intervention when a site asks to set a cookie. Google Analytics uses a cookie that begins with: _utm.
  1. Sharing of the Information.
This website and the information contained in it is not shared with any other third parties.
  1. Interaction with Children.
No personally identifiable information is collected from children unless that information is voluntarily provided as a question to the author or a request for this site’s benefits.

If you believe that any of the above statements are inaccurate, please alert the author by leaving a message under the "Comment" tab.

Document last updated: 12/17/2013