TOKU-E provides this Web site as a public service. We do not collect any personally identifiable information (PII) about you when you visit our Web sites unless you choose to provide that information to us. We do collect some data about your visit to our Web site to help us better understand how the public uses the site and how to make it more helpful.
Type of Information Collected
When you visit any Web site, certain information about your visit can be collected. We automatically collects and temporarily stores the following type of information about your visit:
- Internet address and domain from which you visited the Knowledgebase Web site
- Information about the operating system and browser used
- Date and time of the visit
- Pages visited
- Internet address of the Web site that connected you to the Knowledgebase Web site
- Words searched
This information is used to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site and improve organization, coverage, system performance or problem areas. This information is not used for associating search terms or patterns of site navigation with individual users. When search features offer suggested terms, these suggestions are based on aggregated data only. We periodically deletes its Web logs. On occasion, we may provide aggregated information to third party entities it contracts with for the purposes of research analysis. Aggregated data cannot be linked back to an individual user.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
If you choose to send us personal information by email, or by filling out a form on our Web site, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information or material that you request. If provided, personally identifiable information is maintained in a database that is regularly purged. Third party contractors may have access to this information in order to provide a response to your question or comment. These contractors are held to strict policies to safeguard the information and provide the same level of privacy protection as guaranteed by TOKU-E. On occasion, we may conduct a study concerning the types of questions sent to us. These studies help us to improve our Web sites in order to make them more responsive to the needs of our users. We do not give, share, sell, or transfer any personal information to a third party unless required by law.
Links to Other Sites
TOKU-E maintains this site. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, we use software programs to monitor traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Causing damage to our computer systems is a violation of U.S. law and is subject to criminal prosecution in court. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations, and pursuant to any required legal process, information from TOKU-E Web logs may be used to help identify an individual.