Your privacy is important to Spaceopedia. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that www.spaceopedia.com collects and the ways in which we use that personal information.
By using the www.spaceopedia.com website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in the manner set out below.
Spaceopedia may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
How We Collect and Use Information
We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools and services, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the website. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving www.spaceopedia.com. We collect and use this analytics information in aggregate form such that it cannot reasonably be manipulated to identify any particular individual user.
When you visit our website, we may send one or more cookies — a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and conveys information to us about how you use the website (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on the site), and allow us to track your usage of the website over time. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
Log file information:
Log file information is automatically reported by your browser or mobile device each time you access the website. When you use www.spaceopedia.com, our servers automatically record certain log file information. These server logs may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, referring / exit pages and URLs, a number of clicks and how you interact with links on the site, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information.
Use of certain service type information we collect about you:
Sharing of Your Information
We will not rent or sell your information into third parties outside Spaceopedia, except as noted below:
Instances where we are required to share your information:
Sharing certain service type information we collect about you:
We may share certain service type information, including information obtained through tools such as cookies, log files, device identifiers, location data and clear gifs (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.): (i) with our third-party business partners for the purposes described in the section above on “How We Collect and Use Information.” We may also aggregate or otherwise strip data of all personally identifying characteristics and may share that aggregated, anonymized data with third parties.
Ads on www.spaceopedia.com:
Please note that an advertiser may ask Spaceopedia to show an ad to a certain audience of Users (e.g., based on demographics or other interests). In that situation, Spaceopedia or our Partners determines the target audience and www.spaceopedia.com serves the advertising to that audience and only provides anonymous data to the advertiser. If you respond to such an ad, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach.
To enhance your user experience or help us improve and measure our effectiveness, Spaceopedia may embed code from third parties on the Service. Examples of such parties may include Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, YouTube, Howcast, VideoJug, AOL, and others. These third parties may collect information about you including IP address, cookies in ways Spaceopedia does not control.
Links to Other Websites and Services
The vast majority of the content on www.spaceopedia.com is in the public domain or has been produced by government agencies such as the National Aeronautical Space Administration (NASA) and the European Space Agency (ESA) so is therefore also in the public domain. Where at all possible, www.spaceopedia.com has endeavoured to credit images and content where necessary.
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