Internet privacy is an important concern to the Washington Planned Giving Council (WPGC). The WPGC web site supports privacy of Internet data.
The WPGC web site does not store personal information in any area. The WPGC web site merely logs the user's IP address that is automatically recognized by the WPGC Web server.
WPGC does not provide or release names, website addresses or e-mail addresses of users to any third party without the user's explicit permission.
WPGC uses users data to:
Definition of Terms
Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. The most popular ones are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome.
Message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalize their visit by customizing web pages for them for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and interests.
IP (Internet Protocol)
All networks connected to the Internet speak IP, the technical standard that allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.
If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this 117.384.349
Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.
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