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The Information We Collect From You

If you submit a comment to or (Biology in Science Fiction Blog) or http// (Biology in Science Fiction Web Site), personal information you provide to us may include:

The Way Your Information Is Used

If you are a commenter: The personal information you submit to Biology in Science Fiction or the Biology in Science Fiction Blog will be used to identify you as the author of a comment and, if you have selected the option, e-mail you notification of additional comments. As the host of Blogger blogs, Google also has access to this information when submitted to the Biology in Science Fiction Blog.

If you have an email subscription to Biology in Science Fiction or the Biology in Science Fiction Blog: The email address you have submitted to receive the subscription is maintained as a list in our account at FeedBurner, which manages the mailing list subscriptions. As the owner of the Feedburner service, Google also has access to this information.

We will never sell or share your email address or personal information with an outside party.

Visitor Data Tracking

We use Google Analytics for the purpose of gathering aggregate visitor information data. Google Analytics places a "cookie" on your web browser to collect anonymous traffic data including your IP address, link you followed to our site, the type of web browser you use and your computer operating system. You may choose to disable cookies in your web browser to prevent tracking of your visit.

The Biology in Science Fiction Blog is also enabled for MyBlogLog, which may collect anonymous aggregate data about visitors to our site.

Other third party tools that track anonymous visitor information, such as a visitors' IP address, may also be used.

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We have placed advertisements from third-party advertisers, ad servers or ad networks. These advertisers may place or read cookies on your web browser or use a web beacon to collect information about your visits (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) to help provide ads that might be of interest to you. We do not provide personally identifiable visitor information to third party advertisers, ad servers or ad networks. You may choose to disable cookies in your web browser when you visit our site or opt out of receiving specific cookies as indicated below. Currently we are provided advertising by the third party ad servers or ad networks listed below. You can follow the links for more information on their data collection practices and options for opting out of their information collection.

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If you have any questions or concerns about these policies, contact us.

Last update: February 2012