The STD Project’s Privacy Policy

Privacy PolicyAt The STD Project, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us (see this page to learn more about the privacy of those who interview with us and this page for those who comment on our posts). This privacy policy outlines the types of analytical data received and collected by The STD Project and how it is used.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, The STD Project makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

The STD Project does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user accesses or visits, customizes web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on The STD Project.
  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to The STD Project and other sites on the internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on The STD Project sent directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content you see. The STD Project has no access to or control over these cookies used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. The STD Project’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of other advertisers or web sites.

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.

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