To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves onyour computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
Also, some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.
We also use a site meter to collect and store: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com or yahoo.com); the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software and operating system you use; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful. We also conduct web traffic analyses through which we track statistics such as which pages are visited in what order, where users come from, and how long users spend on our web site, but we never associate such information with specific identities.
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
Do we use other cookies?
Some of our pages or subsites may use additional or different cookies to the ones described above. You can always opt-out of accepting cookies in your browser by adjusting your browser's cookie and privacy settings.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or
delete cookies as you wish - for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are
already on your computer and you can set most browsers to
prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however,
you may have to manually adjust some preferences every
time you visit a site and some services and
functionalities may not work.
We are very interested in the privacy and safety of visitors to our web site.
This is how we handle information we learn about you from your visit to our web site. The information we receive depends on what you do when you visit our site.
If you visit our site to browse, to read or download information:
We may collect and store: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet (for example, aol.com or yahoo.com); the Internet protocol (IP) address you are using; the browser software and operating system you use; the date and time you access our site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site. This information measures the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and helps us make our site more useful. We may also conduct web traffic analyses through which we track statistics such as which pages are visited in what order, where users come from, and how long users spend on our web site, but we never associate such information with specific identities.
We may also have a facebook.com Like botton or link on our site. Go to https://www.facebook.com/policy.php to learn what information facebook collects.
If you choose to identify yourself by sending us an e-mail or when using our secure online forms:
Our web site may contain some forms through which you may request information or supply feedback to us (for example, guest book, guest map). In some cases, telephone numbers or return addresses are required so that we can supply you with the requested information. In other cases, you need to send us additional information so that we can respond to your request appropriately. If you don't provide your name or other information, it may be impossible for us to refer, respond to or investigate your request.
We use secure socket layer (SSL) encryption to protect the transmission of information you submit to us when you use our secure online forms. All the information you provide us through these forms is stored securely offline. If you send us an e-mail, you should know that e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception.
Any information you
provide will not be sold or distributed to any
Following links on our site
This web site links to
other web sites and documents located on web sites
maintained by various private and public institutions.
Once you access an individual document that links you to
of the web site containing that document.