The privacy of our visitors to www.familylearning.org.uk is important to us. Here is information on what types
of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit www.familylearning.org.uk, and how we
safeguard your information.
We never sell your personal information to third parties.
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log
files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable),
the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and
which pages you visited throughout our site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as
forums. We also use third party advertisements on www.familylearning.org.uk to support our site. Some of these
advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also
send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address,
your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is
generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or
showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking
DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer
when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense
advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based
The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history. (For example, if you have been viewing
sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as
on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal
information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security
numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this
advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings,
or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able
to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or
programs, such as logging into forums or accounts. Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of
any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the
advertisements, a new cookie will be added.
Updated: 22 April 2009