My pages use so called "Cookies" which won't harm your computer nor install any malicious software. Cookies are used to provide you with an improved user experience. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer when you open this web page with your web browser. Most cookies are so called "Session cookies" which are automatically removed from your computer once you close your browser. Some other cookies will stay on your computer until you delete them.
You can adjust your browser in a way that it warns you about Cookies and you can configure your browser to reject all cookies, reject them under certain conditions and you can configure that cookies automatically expire after you have closed your browser. If you choose to deactivate cookies completely the functionality on this web page might be limited.
The internet service provider of these web pages logs automatically every access from your browser. The following data is registered and stored:
It is not possible to identify individual people using this data and it won't be combined with any other data. We reserve the right to analyse the data to identify unlawful use, to report these to authorities and to maintain the highest possible level of website security.
My website uses the functionality of Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google analytics uses so called Cookies as described above in the section "Cookies". You can control them in the same way as described above.
Google transmits information from your browser to their servers and your data is stored there. This data is used to analyse the use of this website and the cookies stored by google on your computer help them to perform this analysis. To protect your privacy your IP address is anonymised before it is being sent over to the google servers so that google is not able to identify your identity.
The information gathered by google is then used to generate reports about the activity of this website. This information is used to improve the website content, to identify the referrers to the website and identify technical problems, for example broken links.
This page encrypts all its content and is set up in case I give people login credentials to the WIKIs used here. Make sure that you see "https" and a lock symbol in the navigation bar. I have configured the server in a way that it switches automatically to the encrypted connection.
My web pages do not store any personal data at the moment. As mentioned above YouTube or Vimeo might be able to track you and they might store data on their servers about you. Please check their privacy policies how to request your personal data from them and how to disable this functionality on their end.
Dr Bernd Porr
1/1 28 Harley Street
G51 1AJ Glasgow