For the purposes of this policy document the phrases "Virtual Grub Street family of blogs" and "Virtual Grub Street" refer to the following individual blogs: Virtual Grub Street; Gilbert Wesley Purdy Online Bibliography; Reviews! Resenas! Recensioni!; Virtual Grub Street (2); Eye Online; Indexes and Specialty Pages; and Palm Beaches Review.
Routine Information Collection
The Virtual Grub Street family of blogs is hosted by the Blogger/BlogSpot server. Blogger/BlogSpot is wholly owned by Google, Inc. All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information may include, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. Consult the Blogger/BlogSpot, Google and Google Adsense privacy policies, as applicable, for further information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Virtual Grub Street does have access to information provided by cookies downloaded from the traffic monitoring company StatCounter.Com. Virtual Grub Streeet uses the information these cookies provide to evaluated a visitor's preferences and history in order to better serve the visitor and/or present the visitor with customized content.
Controlling Your Privacy
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The Virtual Grub Street family of blogs contains links to other sites. Please be aware that Virtual Grub Street is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.