Web Site Usage Information
We may collect IP addresses and Web site usage information from you when you visit our Web site. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors and subscribers use and navigate our Web site on an aggregate basis, including the number and frequency of visitors to each Web page, and the length of their visits.
We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address may also be used to gather broad demographic information.
Forms on our site may require users to give us contact information (like name and email address) or demographic information (like post code, age, or income level). We will only use this information for our own monitoring purposes or to deliver the services you have told us you wish to take part in.
We may conduct occasional online surveys. For example, when you're on our Web site, you may see a pop-up window offering you the optional opportunity of participating in a survey. These surveys are entirely voluntary and you may easily decline to participate.
This site contains links to other sites. Heros.org.uk is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
We employ cookie technology to help visitors move faster through our site. When you sign on to our Web site or take advantage of several key features, we may pass cookies to your computer. A cookie is a string of information that is sent by a Web site and stored on your hard drive or temporarily in your computer's memory.
Children's Privacy Statement
We will NOT knowingly collect online contact information without prior parental consent or parental notification, which will include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity. Without prior parental consent, online information will only be used to respond directly to the child's request and will not be used for other purposes.
We will NOT collect personally identifiable offline contact information without prior parental consent.
We will NOT distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information without prior parental consent.
We will NOT give the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information without prior parental consent.
We will NOT entice children by the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.
Contacting the Web Site
SUMMARY OF TERMS
Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. The most popular ones are Netscape Navigator (now Mozilla) and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them for example, by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and interests.
IP (Internet Protocol)
All networks connected to the Internet speak IP, the technical standard which allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.
If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this 194.267.24.1
Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.
Last Updated (Wednesday, 09 December 2009 00:43)