Your use of constitutes an acceptance of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use as outlined below, including any changes that occur to them by updates to this website.  We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.


Log files

Like many other websites, we use log files for the purpose of analytics.  The information collected in the log files is not linked to any personally identifiable information, and includes:

  • IP addresses
  • ISPs
  • Pages visited, referring and exit pages
  • Date, time and session length
  • Number of clicks

Google Analytics

We also use Google Analytics to gather statistics, and to track and report website traffic.  Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of this website, and may share the data with other Google services and use it to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You may opt out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on from Google.  This add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about your activity on websites you visit.  For more information, you may view Google’s privacy policy.

Social sharing

We use plugins for social sharing that send requests to third party APIs via your web browser to fetch information such as comment count or social shares. This request made by web browser may contain the user’s IP address, which can then be seen by the third-party API. The API request is not linked to any personally identifiable information and does not include any personal data of the website user other than the IP address.


We use cookies to store information about visitor preferences and page views in order to provide a customized experience.  We do use third-party vendors to serve advertisements, but have no access or control over third-party cookies.  If you wish to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising, you may do so by visiting

Google AdSense

  • Google uses cookies to serve ads based on a visitor’s prior visit to this website or other websites.  Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to visitors based on their visit to this website and other websites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of Google’s personalized advertising by visiting Google’s ads settings.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through changing your web browser options.  Instructions on how to do this can be found from your browser manufacturer.  Here are links to cookie management tools for some common browsers:

You can learn more about cookies at, which provides more information about blocking new cookies and deleting existing cookies.

Fair use disclaimer

Fair use is a doctrine in United States copyright law that allows limited use of copyrighted material without requiring permission from the rights holders, such as for commentary, criticism, news reporting, research, teaching or scholarship.  It provides for the legal, non-licensed citation or incorporation of copyrighted material in another author’s work under a four-factor balancing test.

This website contains copyrighted material, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.  We are making such material available for the purposes of commentary, criticism, discourse and education, and only to illustrate points made in the original content on this website.  We believe this constitutes a “fair use” of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of US Copyright Law.  In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.  See for more information.  If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Links to other sites and embedded content

This website contains links to other websites not operated by us, and embedded content such as videos or social media created by others not affiliated with us.  Clicking a third party link or consuming embedded third party content is bound to privacy policies of their respective websites, which you may review on those websites.  We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of third-party content linked from, embedded on or mentioned in the content of this website.

Terms of use

We are not responsible if information on this website is not accurate, current or complete, and assume no liability for any errors or omissions in the website’s content, which is provided on an “as is” basis.  The opinions expressed are those of the author(s) at the time of publication, do not reflect the views of any associated entity, and are intended for the purposes of commentary, criticism, discourse, education and information.

You may only view, print and use this website for personal, lawful and non-commercial use, without the alteration of content that may infringe our rights or those of a third party.  You may not modify, redistribute or exploit the website or its content in any way, or place it in association with any other entity, including for any commercial purpose.

If you have questions about our policy or require more information, contact us here.

Last updated: 1 May 2020

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