The Telos Group, Inc. recognizes the importance of privacy to visitors of this Web site or any other Web site owned and operated by the Telos Group, Inc.
Web Server Log Files
The Telos Group, Inc.’s Web server, like most servers, collects information about visitors and stores them in log files. This information is gathered and stored each time the site is accessed.
Information Not Collected
- Visitor’s name
- Phone number
- Credit card numbers
- Other personal or personally identifying information
- The Internet Protocol Address (IP Address) of the machine that accessed our Web site
- The date of the visit
- The time of the visit
- The path taken through our Web site
- The browser being used
- A list of files downloaded or viewed
- The amount of time spent on each page (including time spent listening to audio files)
- Any errors encountered
Most Internet Service Providers (ISP) use a dynamic form of assigning IP Addresses. This means that a visitor often has a different IP Address each time he or she visits the Telos Group, Inc. site. Many other ISPs (such as AOL) use Proxy Servers that further protect the anonymity of visitors.
How Information Is Used
The Telos Group, Inc. uses the information gathered in our log files to help us understand and evaluate our audience. By analyzing our logs, we can better understand which features work well and which features may not. It also helps us evaluate how well we are reaching our audience. The information gathered is NEVER shared with any other company or organization. It is used exclusively by the Telos Group, Inc.
Sometimes, the Telos Group, Inc.’s sites use a “cookie” to more accurately track your visit. This is a small file stored on your computer that uniquely identifies your machine. No personal information is stored in a “cookie.” If you do not wish to accept a “cookie” from the Telos Group, Inc.’s servers, you can adjust the settings in your browser accordingly. Refusing to accept a “cookie” does not affect how the site works.
In some sections of our site, we may ask for personal information, such as your name, mailing address, and e-mail address. If you are under 18 years of age, you must have a parent’s consent to provide this information. Information gathered in any section will not be shared outside the Telos Group, Inc. Personal information, such as names, is used exclusively for identification purposes only, and mailing and e-mail addresses are used to provide a timely reply or respond to a request (i.e., for a publication). No personal information is required to send us anonymous comments.
The Telos Group, Inc. Web site is managed from the Telos Group, Inc. offices in Washington, D.C., the United States of America. By using this site, you agree to abide by all applicable local, state, and federal laws governing the use of these Web sites. If you do not agree to abide by the following terms or applicable laws, please do not use these sites.
The Telos Group, Inc.’s sites contain content that is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. For more information, please view the license agreement .
The Telos Group, Inc. has nonexclusive rights in perpetuity on all graphics contained within these sites including, but not limited to, photos and logos. The Telos Group, Inc. does not own the copyrights on all photos contained within these sites. The copyright is owned by the respective photographer. All graphics may be downloaded for private and noncommercial use only. Under no circumstance may the graphics—either in part or whole—be modified, altered, sold, or distributed.
THE TELOS GROUP, INC.’S WEB SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THE TELOS GROUP, INC. DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.
USE OF THIS SITE IS AT THE USER’S OWN RISK. THE TELOS GROUP, INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE FOUNDATION’S SITES.
YOU AGREE TO WAIVE ALL CLAIMS OF LIABILITY AGAINST THE TELOS GROUP, INC. ARISING FROM AND IN CONNECTION TO YOUR USE OF THESE WEB SITES.
The Telos Group, Inc.
PO Box 33248
Washington, DC 20033-3248