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Privacy Statement

This privacy statement covers the website Chesapeake Bay Lighthosue Project / cblights.com.

This website is an informational electronic publication of Matthew B. Jenkins. Its purpose is to serve as a platform for personal expression and as an informational tool.

We respect each individual’s right to personal privacy, are committed to respecting the privacy of online visitors, and pledge our best efforts to that end. In general, you can visit the Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Project / cblights.com website without telling us who you are or revealing anything about yourself.

Personal information is not collected through this website.

The web servers of the Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Project’s internet service provider (ISP) automatically generate anonymous logs during user visits to the Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Project website. This non-personal information is also used to create aggregate statistics, for example about when the website is accessed, the pages which refer visitors to the website, the type of web browsers visitors use. These logs of information can be used to better understand how people use the site.

The Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Project website does not use cookies. However, in addition to server logs, the site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help analyze how users use the site. Google Analytics uses "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 IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of some other websites. You also may opt out of Google Analytics using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Google Analtyic's Terms of service are available at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/tos.html. (See section 8 for privacy.).

In order to provide a more comprehensive and useful site, the Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Project website may, at our discretion, include links to other websites. These third party sites are separate and independent from Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Project and we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. When you click on links to other websites you are leaving the Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Project. We encourage you to read their privacy policies as their standards may differ from ours. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

When visitors use Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Project’s website, they are using a service provided by Matthew B. Jenkins and agree to be bound by our Privacy Statement as it is modified from time to time and posted on this site.

This statement was last modified on 24 May 2011.
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