Serving History : Privacy
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Thank you for visiting the Serving History site. We are committed to the privacy of our visitors. We collect no personal information about you when you visit our Web site unless you choose to provide that information to us.
Here is how we handle information about your visit to our Web site.
Information collected and stored automatically:
"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 the user logs on the a Web site ("persistent cookies"). Although Serving History does not use persistent cookies or other persistent tracking technology, we do at times display advertisements from sponsors. It is possible that persistent tracking may be deployed under these circumstances.
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the Web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. Like most every site you visit on the Internet, we automatically collect and store information like the following concerning your visit:
- Your IP address;
- The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site;
- The pages you visit; and If you linked to our Web site from another Web site, the address of that Web site.
We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site, and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not automatically or without notification track or record defining information about individuals and their visits.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this hosting computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. If such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to appropriate law enforcement officials. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this server are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act or other law.
Information that you voluntarily provide:
We do not collect personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide it to us. If you provide us with personally identifiable information, for example, by sending an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it through Serving History, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the information and services that you request. All uses of that information are described on the Web page containing the form.
Submitting voluntary information constitutes your consent to the use of the information for the stated purpose. When you click the "Submit" button on any of the Web forms found on our sites, you are indicating your voluntary consent to use of the information you submit for the purpose stated.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
How information is used:
The information we collect is used for a variety of purposes as described above. We make every effort to disclose clearly how information is used at the point where it is collected so you can determine whether you wish to provide the information.
Retention of Information:
We destroy the information we collect when the purpose for which it was provided has been fulfilled unless we are required to keep it longer by statute or official policy. Electronically submitted information is maintained and destroyed according to the principles of the Federal Records Act and the regulations and records schedules approved by the National Archives and Records Administration, and in some cases information submitted to us may become an agency record and therefore might be subject to a Freedom of Information Act request.
Also, Serving History is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by other sites that may link to the Serving History web site.
Interaction with children:
This Web site offers some educational content to children under 13. No personally identifiable information is collected from these visitors unless voluntarily submitted as a request for information or services. The information supplied is used to respond to the user's inquiries or to provide services requested by the user.
Links to other sites:
Serving History contains links to various other resources, web sites, databases, etc that are outside of our arena of responsibility or control. Once you click a link on Serving History that leads to another site, you are then subject to the privacy policies of the new site. Serving History is not responsible for nor inherits responsibility for the policies of other sites or your experiences with them.