INTRO: CivAv.com is a not-for-profit privately run Internet organization for the public advancement of civil aviation around the world in enjoyable, informative, entertaining, constructive and sometimes critical ways. Rebuttals to criticism are welcome provided the tone of expression remains polite. CivAv.com reserves the right to decide whether rebuttals and comments are polite, and consequently the right not to post them if they are expressed in offensive language.
VISITOR TRACKING: CivAv.com uses one (1) Internet traffic tracking tool run by Google and known as “Google Analytics” or simply ‘GA’.
GA is used by CivAv.com for the sole purpose of finding out which areas of interest visitors to CivAv pay the most attention (or no attention) to.
GA can also trace CivAv visitors to countries, regions, major cities and areas within major cities, as well as hubs covering a broad geographic area. To the best of our knowledge, GA is not intended to and/or does not allow, by any known technical means, the identification of individual visitors to its site. Furthermore, the use of GA by CivAv.com is for the purpose of monitoring visitors’ preferences about CivAv.com contents, and not to identify individuals visitors.
CivAv.com does not share statistics obtained through GA about traffic trends on its site with any outside entity. We are a not-for-profit organization and our goal is simply to share news, stories, thoughts on and observations on civil aviation matters, as well as to spur the public’s interest in civil aviation.
NO LIABILITY FOR OFFERINGS BY THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING: CivAv.com allows the use on its website of one (1) advertising tool called “AdSense” from Google – often indicated as “Google Ads” or “Ads by Google” - for the benefit of third parties wishing to draw attention to their products or services from CivAv.com visitors who actually click on the their Google Ad. Where material displayed on CivAv.com is actual advertising, it is by and large clearly indicated as such through AdSense. Whatever revenue CivAv.com makes through AdSense is negligible and does not alter its status as a not-for-profit Internet-based organization. Please note that CivAv.com is not liable for the contents of ads posted on its website.
SUGGESTED READING ON PERSONAL PRIVACY: Speaking of Internet privacy, the June 2011 article linked below came in by e-mail from TechNewsWorld.com. It describes eloquently that we, Internet users, never know enough about the loss of personal privacy when surfing the Net, least of all your humble blogger. If interested, feel free to read ”A Worrisome Truth: Internet Privacy Is Impossible“. How worrisome really, is another topic for debate.
All material created or substantially modified and improved by CivAv.com is copyrighted. Permission to use our copyrighted material for non-commercial purposes and the public advancement of civil aviation is by default granted. For all other cases, please contact us at the above e-mail address.
NO LIABILITY FOR LINKS: CivAv.com is linked both knowingly and unknowingly to or from other websites and is not liable for the contents of linked websites.