This website uses various web analytics tools (Google Analytics etc) and other measurement tools to help analyze how users use the site. These tools use ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Yahoo!, ClickTracks, Google and other vendors. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for www.engineeringdaily.net.
Please note the following additional informationa about Google,
- Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
We will never (and will not allow any third party) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. The Web Analytics vendors do not associate your IP address with any other data held by them. Neither we nor the Web Analytics Vendors will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source, unless you explicity submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.
Disabling and enabling cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your browser. This advice currently comprises the following steps (however please check your browser’s help menu for the latest guidance).
If you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer:
- open ‘Windows Explorer’;
- click on the ‘Search’ button on the tool bar;
- type ‘cookie’ into the search box for ‘Folders and files’;
- select ‘My computer’ in the ’Look in’ box;
- click ‘Search now’;
- double click on the folders that are found;
- select any cookie file; and then
- use the ‘Delete’ button on your keyboard to remove any cookies.
If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should select ‘cookies’ in the ‘Help’ function for information on where to find your cookie folder.
You can also typically set your cookie preferences under Tools -> Options -> Privacy. You can choose Exceptions and type in website URL’s whose cookies you want to block, or allow them just for the session etc.
Third-party advertising companies
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.