We take privacy seriously. If you doubt us, look at how much of
our work is dedicated to
We are saddened by the fact that invasions of personal privacy
can be found everywhere. Even on the Internet, now,
irresponsible marketers and totalitarian forces are interested
in tracking your every move, and using it for their own
purposes. Any information collected about our visitors is
the private and personal business of Interhack and its guests.
any such data collected will not be made available to third
parties. As far as we're concerned, you don't even need to
tell us your name. Anything you tell us about yourself in any
of our demonstrations, forms, or through any other means is
We do not have any "business partners" who have access to the
data. We're not playing games with wording. We're not giving
it to anyone.
We do keep the web server access and error logs. These record:
- The name or IP address of the computer making the request.
This is commonly a proxy server or a dynamically-assigned
address. We just use this to see generally where you're
coming from; how many of our visitors are from educational
institutions, how many are from commercial entities in North
America, how many are coming from various countries, etc.
- A timestamp -- when the request was made.
- What page was requested.
- The HTTP code of the request, which tells us if the fetch
was successful, of if there was some kind of error, what the
- How much data got downloaded to satisfy a particular
request. We add all of this together to figure out how much
bandwidth the web site is taking.
- If your client tells us which page (URL) linked to ours,
we'll look at that, too, since we like to see how folks are
finding our pages.
- If your client tells us what version it is, we'll look at
that. (These often include whether you're running a browser
with 128-bit cryptography enabled and a hint about the
operating system.) We do not optimize our site for any
browser, but it's useful nonetheless to see what folks are
using and how usage changes as different versions and
different browsers get released.
Last modified: Wed Jul 19 11:21:12 EDT 2000