Privacy Policy

Island Media, Ltd., the operator of the website and associated Facebook application operating under maptera.com (maptera), is committed to practices and technologies that respect the privacy of our visitors and users. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices for maptera.

General Practices
Aside from typical server logging, maptera makes no further attempt to gather or store any information on visitors or users who do not submit such information voluntarily. maptera does not share any information obtained through user input in any way to any third party for any purpose.

Information Collected Automatically
maptera servers log all requests. These logs capture computer information, navigation and clickstream data. Some of the information collected does not identify who you are. Other information, such as your domain name or IP address, may identify you depending on the naming standards followed by your Internet service provider. While we make no attempt to link the information captured to the identity of individuals, the information captured does identify the following:

1. The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our website or application;
2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site or application;
3. Screen resolution of your monitor;
4. The date and time you access our site or application;
5. The pages you visit; and
6. If you linked to the maptera website or application from another website, the address of that website.

This information is used to help us make our site more useful to our audiences by learning about the number of visitors to our site, and by monitoring traffic patterns and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about specific individuals and their visits.

Sessions
The maptera system uses sessions to manage the flow of information provided by Facebook. Sessions store information only available to the current user and are destroyed when the session ends, either by logging out, timing out, or by closing the browser. Sessions are required as part of the Facebook application programming interface (Facebook API).

Cookies
The maptera system employs cookies only to the extent required by the Facebook API.

Data Management
Data required to operate the service is stored for users, including Facebook userid and user_location; other information stored by maptera is gathered through user input. On user or maptera removal, all user data is permanently deleted.

Data Security
Data supplied by users is stored in databases secured by our managed hosting provider. For further information, please contact us.

Privacy and Links to Other Sites
maptera may contain links to other websites via online advertising. We cannot be held responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other websites and therefore encourage you to examine each site's privacy policy and disclaimers and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability, and correctness of material and information therein.

Information Collected in Emails and Web Forms
If you choose to provide maptera with personal information by sending an email or by filling out an online form, we will use that information solely to respond to inquiries and/or to manage the functionality of the overall system. Island Media does not collect or store such personal information for commercial marketing or distribution to any private organizations.

maptera is operated by:
Island Media, Ltd.
3294 Welsh Road
Qualicum Beach BC
Canada V9K-1Z4.