Like many other Web sites, www.shakespeare-1.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks made by you or any visitor to this site. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track userís movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
Cookies and Web Beacons
shakespeare-1.com also displays ads from various third party advertising networks and companies including but not limited to Google Adsense, Commission Junction, Linkshare, Amazon, Kontera, and Chitika. Ads from these advertising networks may or may not be displayed from time to time when you visit our site.
These third party advertising networks use their own proprietery technology and programming to display their ads on our site. Some or all of the third party advertisers whose advertisements appear on our site make use of technology which targets their ads to the content of our site (in this case Shakespeare) as well as in some cases your browsing and internet search history on other sites and using various other search engines. When you visit shakespeare-1.com the third party advertisers automatically receive your IP address.
In addition some or all of these third party 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 ads for books on Shakespeare available in London to someone in London, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).
You can chose 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.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to this site and other sites on the Internet.