Internet Privacy Statement


Protecting your privacy is important to us. We hope the following statement will help you understand how collects, uses, and safeguards the personal information you provide on our web site.

Information Collection
When you browse our web site, you do so anonymously.
Personal information -- including your E-mail address -- is not collected. Your IP address (the Internet address of your computer provided to you by your Internet Service Provider) may be logged by our ISP on's behalf for statistical purposes. We do not link your IP address to anything personally identifiable. The only other information automatically provided to us is the type of computer, operating system and browser you are using. Your browser automatically supplies this information to our web server.

There are times that we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information, including your E-mail address and possibly your postal address, for purposes such as correspondence, making a purchase, joining Patch-L, or other form of questionnaire.

Information Use
If you provide us with your E-mail address or other information, or have done so in the past, we do not sell or in any way forward this onto another party.

Information voluntarily provided as part of your patch-l subscription application is not shared with any other party, nor stored on It may, however, under appropriate circumstances be released to appropriate law enforcement agencies on their request in furtherance of a criminal investigation.

Any contacts you have or may have with us through this web site may be verified via phone or in some cases in written consent in order to guarantee your security.

Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using this site, you signify your assent to the Internet Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms means you accept these changes.

revised: March 25, 2001