is very simple: We collect no personal information about you unless you choose
to provide that information to us. Some of our web pages (such as our comment
form, online publication order forms, conference and training registration forms)
let you voluntarily submit personal information.We do not give, share,
sell, or transfer any of this personal information to a third party.
If you want to know more about how we record non-personal
information about your visit, how we use information that you voluntarily
submit using forms or e-mail,
then continue on. Otherwise, enjoy your visit!
Non-personal Information We Record:
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages,
or download information, our website's operating system will automatically record
some general information about your visit.
During your visit, our Web operating system will record:
1. The Internet domain for your Internet service, such as "xcompany.com"
or "xcompany.net" if you use a private Internet access account,
or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a college or university
domain and IP address (a number automatically assigned to your computer
whenever you are surfing the web) from which you access our site.
2. The type and version of browser (such as "Netscape version
X" or "Internet Explorer version X") that you use and
the type of operating system you use (such as Macintosh, Unix, or Windows).
4. The date and time you visit our site, and the Web pages that you
visit on our site.
5. The pages you visit.
6. The address of the previous website you were visiting, if you linked
to us from another website.
We use this information for statistical analysis, to help us make our
site more useful to visitors. This information is only used internally,
does not record information about individuals, and will only be used for
internal management purposes.
On certain Gateways webpages, we use "cookies" to help you use our
web sites interactively. A cookie is a small file that a website transfers to
your computer's hard disk, usually to keep track of you while you are connected
to that site.
The cookies on Gateways Network webpages do not collect information about you,
but only about your browser "session." The cookie makes it easier
for you to use the dynamic features of these webpages, without having to provide
the same information again as you move from one page to another.
To protect your privacy, be sure to close your browser completely after you
concerned about the potential use of information gathered from your computer
by cookies, you can set your browser to prompt you before it accepts a cookie.
Most Internet browsers have settings that let you identify and/or reject cookies.
Information from E-mail You Send to Us:
If you decide to send us an electronic mail message (e-mail), the message
will usually contain your return e-mail address. If you include personally-identifying
information in your e-mail because you want us to address issues specific to
your situation, we may use that information in responding to your request. We
do not distribute lists of e-mail addresses to any parties outside of
the Gateways Network and its partners.
Information Collected from Interactive Forms:
On some of our webpages we offer interactive forms that let you voluntarily
submit personal information (such as your e-mail address, name, or organization).
This occurs when you are providing comments or ordering publications. In those
cases, all submitted information is used only for the expressed purposes for
which it is intended and is not made available to any third party.
Links to Other Sites:
Our website has many links to Gateways Network partner sites. These other sites
may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information.
The privacy policies and procedures described here do not apply to any external
links. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any site you link to
from ours, especially if you share any personal information. Except as required
by law, we do not share our e-mail with any other outside organizations.
If you have any questions or comments about the information presented
here, please send us comments using our online comments
section or contact our Web Administrator.