Glenn Learning Technologies Project Web Site Privacy
Our goal is to inform,
inspire and involve children in the excitement of science and space
exploration. While we develop and encourage interactivity in learning,
we strive to ensure the online safety and privacy of our users. NASA
Glenn Learning Technologies Project is committed to complying fully
with the Children's Online Privacy Protection
Act of 1998 (COPPA). Notice of our information practices are
explained below as required by the Federal Trade Commission's Children's
Online Privacy Protection Regulations, located at 16 CFR § 312.
General Collection Information
all internet web sites, NASA Glenn Learning Technology Project collects
some information indirectly from all users visiting our web site. What
is collected and how it is used is explained below.
Our web server and e-mail systems keep log files about network transactions.
NASA policy is to destroy these logs after they are 30 days old. We
do analyze our web log files to calculate statistics on which pages
are visited and how long visitors stay on our site. We do not track
individuals with this information. We are required to retain this information
for the security of our website and online service, as well as to provide
you the user with an experience that is usefull and enriching. E-mail
addresses of messages sent from our system are logged as well. These
logs are not viewed unless necessary for security reasons and are deleted
after 30 days (16 CFR § 312.5(c)(5)(i)).
NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project gathers Internet Protocol Address
(IP Addresses) and pages viewed as part of the logging system within
our web server. When calculating statistics on visits and pages viewed
IP addresses are used in broad calculations. IP address are never used
to identify someone personally unless a security breach requires such
an investigation (16 CFR § 312.5(c)(5)(i)).
NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project may use session cookies for
visitors to our site. A session cookie is a temporary file stored in
a web browser that is deleted when it either expires or the browser
is closed. No private or personal information is stored in a cookie
from this web site. We may store a temporary number that helps us understand
traffic patterns or helps us control access to restricted pages. Some
features of NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project may not function
properly without session cookies being enabled. The Office of Management
and Budget currently does not permit government web sites to store any
permanent cookies on your system without explicit permission to do so.
The E-Mail address is collected for us to respond to any questions.
E-mail addresses are deleted after we respond to the message or after
90 days whichever comes first (see our policy on system logging). We
do not disclose this information to third parties.
How information collected is used (16 CFR § 312.4)
the use of the collected information is described in the above section
on explaining what is collection.
Disclosure (16 CFR § 312.4)
NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project does not disclose information
to third parties.
Links to External
NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project tries to provide a safe, fun,
and private environment for kids to learn about space and science. We
may link to other sites for the convenience of your children. We are
not responsible for the content or collection practices of these sites
and recommend you read their privacy policies before providing them