Privacy Policy 2012 03 07

1. Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Hosting #

Website Visitors #

Like most website operators, collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.’s purpose in collecting non- personally identifying information is to better understand how’s visitors use its website. From time to time, may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally- identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information #

Certain visitors to’s websites choose to interact with in ways that require to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, visitors may choose to comment on an article and are asked to provide a name and email address. In each case, collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with does not disclose personally- identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally- identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information # discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on’s behalf or to provide services available at’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of, third parties, or the public at large. If you have subscribed to an article on or subscribed to the latest articles and have supplied your email address, may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with If you send us a request, such as via the contact form on, we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users, unless you explicitly ask for the email to not be disclosed publicly. takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally- identifying information.

Cookies #

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes #

Although most changes are likely to be minor, may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at’s sole discretion. encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Attribution for the above Privacy Policy goes to Auttomatic’s Privacy Policy, and is protected under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Generic license.

Hosting and Content Management # is hosted on a Media Temple (ve) server. The blog uses WordPress and a totally custom theme, which is not for public distribution and may not be copied.

2. Licensing policy for #

The copyright in this website and the material on this website (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs, images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) are owned by Donald Jenkins.

The design and computer code are copyright-protected. The remainder of the material on the website is shared under a Creative Commons license.

Any material appearing on this website to which Donald Jenkins does not own the copyright is either in the public domain, shared with the consent of its owners or used in the form of Fair Use legal, non-licensed citation or incorporation of copyrighted material. Any incidence to the contrary should be reported on the DMCA Page.

The main font, Freight Sans Pro by Joshua Darden, is licensed from Typekit. The photograph on the 404 Page Not Found page is copyright © Karthik on Flickr and is reproduced by permission.

Emmy, a font by Emily Conners the licence for which was purchased from MyFonts, is used for the logo and the front page icons.

The computer code on this website (hereinafter, ‘the Copyright Content’) is owned by Donald Jenkins. You are granted a worldwide non-exclusive royalty-free revocable license to view this website and the material on this website on a computer or mobile device via a web browser; copy and store this website and the material on this website in your web browser cache memory; and print pages from this website for your own personal and non-commercial use.

Donald Jenkins does not grant you any other rights in relation to the Copyright Content. In other words, all other rights relating to the Copyright Content, as defined hereinabove, are reserved.

For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute the Copyright Content on this website without Donald Jenkins’s prior written permission. You may request permission to use the copyright materials on this website by using the Contact Form or by post at the address specified at the DMCA Page.

All other content: may be shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License #

The content of this website, by Donald Jenkins, other than the Copyright Content as defined hereinabove, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be requested by using the Contact Form or by post at the address specified at the DMCA reporting page.

This means you are free to share (to copy, distribute and transmit the work) and/or to remix (to adapt the work) under the following conditions:

Attribution: You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).

Non-commercial: You may not use this work for commercial purposes. Share alike: If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only

under the same or similar license to this one. Waiver: Any of the above conditions can be waived if you get permission from the copyright holder.

Public Domain: Where the work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law, that status is in no way affected by the license.

Other Rights: In no way are any of the following rights affected by the license: (1) Your fair dealing or fair use rights, or other applicable copyright exceptions and limitations; (2) The author’s moral rights; (3) Rights other persons may have either in the work itself or in how the work is used, such as publicity or privacy rights.

Notice: For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of this work. The best way to do this is with a link to this web page.

The same license applies to photographs stored on Donald’s Flickr account.