VegGuide.org Privacy Policy

About Us

This is a privacy policy for Compassionate Action for Animals. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.exploreveg.org. The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at http://www.vegguide.org/site/privacy.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

P.O. Box 13149
Minneapolis, MN 55414 
USA

You may contact us by e-mail at info@exploreveg.org.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals and/or dispute resolution mechanisms. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, they can help you resolve your concern.

  • Site Administration: Contact the site administrators for dispute resolution.

Additional Information

This policy is valid until 1 Jan, 2015 at 12:00:00 CST.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 3 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained seperately.


Group "Logging"

We collect the following information:

  • Click-stream data
  • HTTP protocol elements

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • Web site and system administration.
  • Research and development.
  • Anonymous user analysis.
  • Anonymous user profiling and decision-making.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.


Group "Cookies"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:

  • HTTP cookies

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • Web site and system administration.
  • Research and development.
  • One-time tailoring.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.


Group "Account Info"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:

  • User's Name
  • Home e-mail address
  • Home Page Address

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • Web site and system administration.
  • Research and development.
  • One-time tailoring.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.


Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • Site administration
  • User targeting
  • Research and development

Compact Policy Summary

The compact policy which corresponds to this policy is:

    CP="ALL DSP COR CURa ADMa DEVa TAIa PSAa PSDa OUR IND PHY ONL COM NAV DEM STA"

The following table explains the meaning of each field in the compact policy.

FieldMeaning
CP= This is the compact policy header; it indicates that what follows is a P3P compact policy.
ALL Access to all collected information is available.
DSP The policy contains at least one dispute-resolution mechanism.
COR Violations of this policy will be corrected.
CURa The data is used for completion of the current activity.
ADMa The data is used for site administration.
DEVa The data is used for research and development.
TAIa The data is used for tailoring the site.
PSAa The data is used for pseudononymous analysis.
PSDa The data is used for pseudononymous decision-making.
OUR The data is given to ourselves and our agents.
IND The data will be kept indefinitely.
PHY Physical contact information is collected.
ONL Online contact information is collected.
COM Computer information is collected.
NAV Navigation and clickstream data is collected.
DEM Demographic and socioeconomic data is collected.
STA State-management data is collected

The compact policy is sent by the Web server along with the cookies it describes. For more information, see the P3P deployment guide at http://www.w3.org/TR/p3pdeployment.


Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. IE6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.