Josephn.net respects your privacy. Personal data collected by Josephn.net will never be distributed/sold to any other party, without consent from the user. Below are some privacy statements regarding specific parts and functions of the site:
GuestbookEverything submitted in the Guestbook is publicly viewable. The Guestbook collects your name, website (if applicable) and comment, which is subsequently stored, and shown to other users on that page. The Guestbook also makes use of Session Cookies for the CAPTCHA feature, please see the relevant heading 'Session Cookies' for more information
Contact PageThe contact page collects your Name, E-Mail, IP Address, Subject and a Message. Your E-Mail address is used for the purpose of replying to the E-Mail. Messages sent through the contact form, are not recorded to a database or text file by Josephn.net. However, please be aware that the Web Host of Josephn.net (Fasthosts UK) may log E-Mails, and the data submitted on the web server. The IP Address is sent as part of the E-Mail, for use by the relevant authorities/law enforcement agencies, should the receiver (Joseph Newman), deem the E-Mail to be malicious, illegal, threatening or to be SPAM. Any part, or all of the message sent may be passed onto authorised third parties, or law enforcement agencies (for the reasons listed above). The Contact page also makes use of Session Cookies for the CAPTCHA feature, please see the relevant heading 'Session Cookies' for more information
Google AdSense AdvertsWe use third-party advertising companies (Google AdSense) 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.
E-Mail Page FunctionThe E-Mail Page function allows you to send a link to a page on this website via E-Mail to a chosen receipient. This script will generate an E-Mail based on a template, with your name, E-Mail, a short message, and the link and send it to the receipient via E-Mail. A copy of generated E-Mail will also be sent to your inbox. For SPAM prevention purposes, the use of this form is logged, including the To & From E-Mail addresses, and the message.
Session CookiesSession Cookies are used on this site primarily for the CAPTCHA checks to work. However, in the future, they may be used to enchance user experience on the site. Session Cookies differ from normal Cookies, in the sense that they are (or should be) destroyed by your Web Browser, when you leave the site (close the browser window). Also, Session Cookies only hold a Session Identifier, which allows the Web Server to keep track of different sessions.
CookiesCookies are used by Google Adsense, and the Customise Site feature.
The Web Server & Google AnalyticsThe Web Server on this site keeps track of all visits, including your IP address. Likewise, Google Analytics is used on this site, and collects your IP address, and detailed information on your session, including time spent on a particular page, and pages visited. Your IP address is also used by Google Analytics to determine your Geographical Location. A system called MatrixStats also does this.