Like most website operators, www.dot.kids collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. www.dot.kids’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how the www.dot.kids’s visitors use its website. www.dot.kids also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users filling forms on form pages. www.dot.kids only discloses users’ IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that submitter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the website where the data was submitted.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to the www.dot.kids’s websites choose to interact with www.dot.kids in ways that require www.dot.kids to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that www.dot.kids gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, www.dot.kids collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with www.dot.kids. www.dot.kids does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
To monitor and analyse web traffic and usage behaviour (via cookies transmitted to the Google Analytics network): Google Analytics