For areas of the www.avianwaves.com website where you are required to fill in personal information, such as in the blog, forums, or contact forms, the information collected may be stored on www.avianwaves.com servers for an indefinite amount of time. This information is never sold or given to any third party for any reason, except as required by law.
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Browser Level Information
www.avianwaves.com web servers automatically collect information about a site user's IP address, browser type and referrer by reading this information from the user's browser (information provided by every user's browser). This information is collected in a database and used -- in an aggregated, anonymous manner -- in our internal analysis of traffic patterns within our web site. This information is automatically logged by most web sites.
IP address: Every computer connected to the Internet has a numeric address called an "IP address." This may or may not correspond uniquely to a particular computer. In some cases, IP addresses can be resolved to domain names, which may indicate a site visitor's Internet service provider, employer, university, etc. As part of its database analysis www.avianwaves.com resolves IP addresses to domain names.
Browser type: A user's browser is a software program running on a computer that allows users to access documents on the World Wide Web. Browsers can be either text or graphic. They read HTML coded pages that reside on a server and interpret the coding into what the user sees as Web pages. Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer are examples of Web browsers. Browser type typically discloses hardware platform, operating system, and browser software and version.
Referrer: The referrer is the URL of the Internet resource or page that causes a browser to request a page or image from www.avianwaves.com servers.
The preceding terms are subject to change without notice.