When you browse, read pages, complete forms or download information on our website, we automatically gather and store certain technical information about your visit. This information never identifies who you are. The information we collect and store about your visit is listed below:
This information is only used to help us make the site more useful for you. With this data we learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We never track or record information about individuals and their visits.
The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university’s domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
- The type of browser (e.g., Firefox, Internet Explorer) and operating system (Windows, Unix) used to access our site;
- The date and time you access our site; and
- The pages you visit.
Users are identified by their chosen username. Users select a password, which is confidential and used to verify the integrity of their account.
User contributions are publicly available. Data on user contributions, such as the times at which users edited and the number of edits they have made, is publicly available.
Edits to pages are identified with the username of the editor, and editing history is retained by the wiki.