Protection of Personal Information at The da Vinci Project
Questions regarding use of personal information should be directed
Brian Feeney, Team Leader
The Golden Palace.Com Space Program
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60 Carl Hall Road, Unit 1,
Canada, M3K 2C1
Privacy on the Internet
The da Vinci Project respects the privacy of its Internet users
and will attempt to protect that privacy with it's best efforts.
The da Vinci Project does not collect personal information that
identifies individuals except when individuals provide such specific
information on a voluntary basis. There may parts of the site where
specific personal information is required before an individual
can enter. For example, registration may be needed to enter a members
only area, or to request a The da Vinci Project brochure or participate
in an online forum. This kind of registration helps us to ensure
that content standards on these sections of the site are appropriate.
Information that may be requested in order to personalize the www.davinciproject.com homepage
or any other The da Vinci Project site section would be a similar
In all such cases, The da Vinci Project will collect only information
that is voluntarily provided by the user and undertakes that such
information will be kept strictly confidential. Individual
information provided to The da Vinci Project to gain access to
any part of the The da Vinci Project site will not be sold or made
available to a third party.
The da Vinci Project does reserve the right, however, to perform
statistical analyses of user behaviour and characteristics, in
order to measure interest in and use of the various sections of
its sites so as to improve design and navigation and to gather
marketing information. Only aggregated data from these analyses,
not individual data, will be used for this purpose.
As well, users should be aware that certain non-personal information
and data may be automatically collected by The da Vinci Project
through the operation of what are called "cookies". "Cookies" are
small text files that identify an individual computer's browser
entering a web site. They allow the site to track that browser's
movement through the site over several sessions. Through cookies,
a web site can recognize repeat users, facilitate the user's access
to and use of the site and allow a site to track usage behaviour
that will allow content improvements. The da Vinci Project uses
cookies only for the above-mentioned purposes and will not use
them to identify users or to track non-The da Vinci Project usage.
If you do not want a cookie placed on your computer by The da
Vinci Project, you may disable cookies altogether by modifying
the Preferences section of your Netscape or Internet Explorer browser
(under Edit/Preferences/Advanced). Note that it is possible
that some aspects of The da Vinci Project sites may be unavailable
to you if you choose this option.
If you have no problem accepting cookies, but wish to be informed
of their appearance, you may turn on a warning prompt by modifying
the cookie warning section in Edit/Preferences/Advanced.