Privacy Policy

Through this Privacy Policy statement Sakhalia Net Project makes the visitor/user aware of the conditions of utilization of this website (Ship Pictures by Sakhalia Net Project). The utilization of this website implies full and unreserved acceptance of every provision present in this legal notice, so if the user does not agree with any of the conditions set forth herein, he/she should not access or use this website. In addition, Sakhalia Net Project reserves its right to modify this statement at any time. The continued utilization of any portion of this website following notification of any modifications shall constitute acceptance of such changes.

Policy on Personal Data Protection

To use certain services or access certain content, the user could be asked to provide certain data of personal nature; in any case this data shall be used only for the purpose of operating this website. The information requested might include, among others, items such as e-mail address, real name, date of birth, gender, occupation, city, country of origin and personal interests. Not all of the information requested is mandatory, as the website will make clear when appropriate.

As a general principle, the administration of this website will not share or disclose information except when authorized by the user, when requested by a competent authority and after fulfilling the corresponding legal proceedings, or when necessary to protect the integrity of other users or the very website. The user should be aware that if he/she voluntarily discloses personal information in a public area the information might be collected and used by others. Sakhalia Net Project does not control the actions of its visitors/users.

About Cookies

Certain functions of this website require the utilization of cookies, which are small data files that are sent to the client machines operated by visitors. These files allow to read information from the client machines without providing references that could allow to deduce personal data from them. The user can configure the browser to notify and reject the installation of cookies sent by any website, often without detriment to the ability to access the content. However, website owners are not responsible if the deactivation impedes the smooth operation of the website for the user.

To disable the cookies that the Google Adsense advertising platform uses to create a profile of the user's browsing activity, the user may visit this link to select his/her desired disabling options. Google Adsense studies the preferences of its customers, their demographics, traffic patterns and other information together to better understand who its audience is and what it demands. Tracking the preferences of the audience helps to deliver the most relevant ads.

This website also operates Google Analytics, a tracking software that allows to analyze the traffic that access the website. The statistics generated by this system display information regarding aspects such as geographic location, devices, operating systems and browsers used, traffic sources, keywords searched, page views and estimated time spent during a session on the website. No personal data is collected.

To read the Privacy Policy of Google Corporation the user may visit this link.

About PHP Application

Some websites operated by Sakhalia Net Project make use of a proprietary PHP Application (Kashtan Core). This system was designed with security in mind. It offers fundamental protection against SQL injection and cross-site scripting. Passwords are stored encrypted and are not knowable by the administrator. Actions are protected against automated software by a CAPTCHA system that also protects login forms against brute force attacks. The application may store the IP addresses or device agents of users when they register an account on the system, and also when they perform some other actions; this is done to monitor the activity of potential offenders that may use multiple "strings" to connect to the website. Unlike passwords, private messages or settings are not encrypted and can be read by the administrator. The private information stored in the database is not disclosed nor shared with third parties, it is just used for administrative purposes.

Terms of Use

Any information provided by the user to complete the forms necessary for accessing the services provided in the website shall be truthful. Only the user (not Sakhalia Net Project) guarantees the authenticity of any data communicated, and he/she will be solely responsible for any false or inaccurate information and the potential damage caused by it to the website or its users. The user agrees to act responsibly on the website and to treat other users with due respect.

Policy on Content Usage

The texts provided by Sakhalia Net Project to any website operated by this mark are intellectual property of Sakhalia Net Content Network, and under no circumstance should they be published (unchanged) in other websites or media without express permission from the author. The texts that are published in third party sources should include proper credit to Sakhalia Net Project/Content Network.

The illustrations (which are not photographs) provided by Sakhalia Net Project to any website operated by this mark are, at first, intended for personal and non-commercial usage only. To make use of this material for non-commercial purposes, credit should be given to the web pages where the material can be found or alternatively to the website's index page. Under no circumstance should this material be used in any commercial or lucrative project without express permission from Sakhalia Net Project or other authors. Websites that make use of any advertising platform are included in this definition. Illustrations created by Sakhalia Net Project should be credited to Sakhalia Net Project/Content Network/Graphics Division, or a link to the website included as appropriate.

Please note that, in general, Sakhalia Net Project discourages its users from republishing its material in other websites. This includes the practice of "hotlinking", which drains bandwith from the host server. The user should understand that the misuse of the information provided (both graphics and texts), when resulting in a direct prejudice against the website itself (as for instance outranking it in the search engines because of a great amount of duplicated content), shall be likely detected and proper actions could be taken against the offenders.

Contact

Whoever wants to consult something should use the following e-mail address (it is written in reverse): se.liamtoh@tessarnamat.

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