In today’s world of shared information, we (NatGeoWeb) take great care in protecting your personal information when you are using our website (www.natgeoweb.com) and any services provided on the website.
We respect your privacy
NatGeoWeb will not collect, monitor, use and disclose any personal information about you without your consent. We recognizes that your privacy is very important to you and that you have a right to control your personal information. We know that providing personal information is an act of trust and we take that seriously.
NatGeoWeb is committed to protecting your privacy.
What information do we collect and how do we use it
Credit card information
If you use a credit card to purchase PayPal donation via the Website, information required by transaction such as your name as it appears on the credit card, the credit card number, expiration date and billing address will be encrypted as it passes over the Internet. We does not record or keep your credit card information for online credit-card transactions; rather such information is simply passed through to our contracted payment processing vendor.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a piece of data that is placed on an internet user’s computer memory. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. The information the cookie contains is set by a website’s server and it can be used when the user visits the website.
Cookies are not dangerous. They are not computer programs and cannot be used to circulate viruses. Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies as the default.
NatGeoWeb uses “cookies” to help enhance your experience on the site. Cookies themselves do not contain personal information about you. NatGeoWeb does not store any personal information inside cookies, although the cookie may identify the user’s browser.
By continuing to browse our site, you consent to our placing cookies on your computer (unless you have chosen to disable cookies via your browser – you can opt out of cookies via your browser’s privacy setting options – it will depend on the browser you’re using).
In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.
We and/or our contracted web analytics provider(s) do keep track of the domains from which you access our Site and Services on the World Wide Web, and may log IP addresses or other identifiers for statistical purposes. We do this to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use to identify and analyze trends and the results of our marketing efforts, to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer the Site and Services, and analyze users’ movements. We may periodically share aggregate demographic information with our business partners. IP addresses and other identifiers are not linked to personally identifiable information.
How do we store and protect your information
NatGeoWeb will endeavor to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. However, NatGeoWeb will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorized access to your personal information. We encourage you to play an important role in keeping your personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords and account details used on the Website.