- Category: H.A.S.T Information
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This website does not store or capture personal information, but may log the user's IP Address which is automatically recognised by the Web Server.
Summary of terms
Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. The most popular ones are Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
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 personalise their visit by customising web pages for them for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. To accomplish the latter a site using cookies for this purpose will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and interests. Submission, by you, of these details implies consent for their use.
IP (Internet Protocol)
All networks connected to the internet speak IP, the technical standard which 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 184.108.40.206
Web Server / Internet Services Provider (ISP)
Manages the Internet Service and delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.