COOKIES

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 8:46PM EST

This website (http://www.valceart.com) utilizes cookies for purely analytical purposes. This information is not personally identifying in nature, nor is the data that is collected shared with or accessed by anyone except me (Matthew Day). As none of these cookies are required for site function or access, you may choose to block or disable acceptance of these cookies at your discretion.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small packet of data, usu. in the form of a text file or equivalent, stored on a computer by a web server for varying purposes. Popular uses for cookies include remembering usernames and passwords, shopping cart items, tracking visits, and targeted advertising.

What information is collected?

This website is monitored by StatCounter (https://www.statcounter.com), a free service for recording website traffic.

Information that is collected includes:

  1. Web browser used. 1
  2. Operating system used. 2
  3. City, state (U.S. only), and country of access.
  4. Internet Service Provider (ISP) and public IP address of access. 3
  5. Date and time of access.
  6. Duration of access.
  7. Amount of visits made to website.
  8. Downloads made from website.
  9. Referring links. 4
  10. Screen resolution of device.

None of the aforementioned communications contain a person's name, home address, telephone numbers, email address, or place of work.

What kind of cookies are used?

This website uses a combination of the following cookies:

1A web browser (or simply browser), is any program that facilitates access to the World Wide Web. Popular browsers include Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Opera.

2An operating system (OS) is the primary software of personal computers that users interact with. Popular operating systems include Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, ChromeOS, Linux and Android.

3An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a unique series of numbers and sometimes letters that identify devices connected to a network. Private addresses identify devices on home and business networks, while public addresses identify devices on the Internet. Public IP addresses are readily searchable and viewable online (WHOIS, https://www.who.is) and do not personally identify a person's name, home address, telephone numbers, email address, or place of work. This is the strictly confidential information of your Internet Service Provider (ISP).

4A referring link (sometimes called a referral link) is a link on a website that links to another website. If you accessed this website by clicking a link on my Facebook profile, for example, Facebook would be the referring link.