This website uses the free standard version of Google Analytics to collect basic information about the use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how many users visit this site each day, what pages they visit, duration of visit, country of origin, etc. For more information about how Google Analytics works, visit the web pages: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites and https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.
Information Collected and Stored Automatically
When you visit this website, some or all of the following may be stored, among other information: web pages visited, date and time, the Internet address of the website from which you linked to this site (for example, the name of the search engine used), the name of the file or words you searched for when using said search engine, country of origin, duration of visit, and the browser and operating system used. This is normal website visitor information collected by most websites.
Google Analytics does not collect or store personally identifiable information. This website's analytical information obtained through the free version of Google Analytics and stored by Google (not this website) is deleted after 14 months, which is the minimum retention time available (if a shorter period were available, this website would use it).
The information collected by Google Analytics is used to measure the number of visitors to the various pages of this site and identify system performance or problem areas. This information may also be used to help develop the site, analyze patterns of usage, and to make the site more useful.
When you visit some websites, their web servers generate pieces of information known as cookies. Cookies are commonly used to recognize your computer in the future.
This website uses per-session cookies to serve technical purposes, like providing seamless navigation through the site. This site also uses persistent cookies to be able to track the number of unique visitors to the site. Users can choose to disable cookies using their web browsers. It will not affect the ability to search for, review and retrieve data on the site. Visitors are welcome to visit this website using the private browsing mode of a browser or any other means to limit cookies, information transfer, or appear anonymous.
Users are not required to provide any information to search, retrieve, download, and otherwise use the data available on this website. There are some optional uses of this website that may ask for information. If you choose to provide this site with personal information, such as filling out a Contact form with an email address and submitting it through the website, this site will use that information to respond to your message. This website will only share the information you provide with another party if your question relates to that party and is required to provide you with a response or as otherwise required by law.
It is not necessary to provide a name, email address, or reason for contacting to use the Contact form on this website. However, a reply, if needed, can only be sent if an email address is voluntarily provided. This website does not offer an email newsletter or email marketing program or sell consumer merchandise directly through this website. Email addresses obtained from visitors voluntarily through the Contact form are not being saved for a future in-house or third party newsletter or marketing mailing list of any kind. Visitors may contact this website to inquire about or request deletion of their personally identifiable information, if it was included, that was sent using the Contact form on this website.
This website may contain links to other websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. This website provides these links as a service to our users and does not imply an endorsement of these other websites. When users click on a link to an outside website, they are leaving this site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website(s). You are encouraged to familiarize yourself with those policies.
Changes to this Policy
June 29, 2016. Last updated May 28, 2018.