WEBSITE POLICIES

  1. COPYRIGHT POLICY
  2. This policy enlists whether the content on the website is copyrighted or not – basically it is freely published in the public domain and can be republished without permission or not?

  3. PRIVACY POLICY
  4. Privacy policy outlines the information that is received when you visit the site and how we use this information.

    We receive two types of information when you visit the site:

    • Information automatically collected.
    • Information you choose to provide.

    An example from an existing website:

    We collect and store no other information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide it. For example:

    • If you send us an email or submit an online form, we do not automatically receive your email address. However, you will need to provide it to us if you would like an email response. We will receive no other personally identifying information from your email unless you provide it.
    • If you submit a form on our website, we will receive only the personal information you include in the form.
    • Children's Privacy: We collect no information from children under 13. If a child sends us an email inquiry or comment, we will answer it, and then delete the email from our files.

  5. COOKIES POLICY
  6. Cookies on the website can be of two types: session cookies and persistent cookies.

    1. Some services on the website use session cookies. These are:
      • Small bits of text temporarily stored in your computer.
      • Used to aid searching and navigating the site.
      • Deleted when you close your browse

      Data collected through our session cookies will be retained only for as long as needed to use for the measurement purposes.

    2. Some services on our website use multi-session cookies, also known as persistent cookies. Persistent cookies are:
      • Small bits of text temporarily stored in your computer.
      • Placed on your computer for more than a single session.
      • Used to differentiate between new and returning site visitors, to customize our website for frequent visitors, and to assess site design and content.

      Persistent cookies placed on the computer will expire two years after your last visit to our website. Data collected through persistent cookies will be retained by the specific FDA office associated with the website using the cookie.

  7. HYPERLINKING POLICY
  8. A sample from mygov.in:

    At many places on MyGov, you shall find links to other websites/portals. These links have been placed for your convenience. MyGov is not responsible for the contents of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. Mere presence of the link or its listing on this website should not be assumed as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of linked destinations.

  9. DISCLAIMER POLICY
  10. Indicates a site owner is not responsible for advice or information and limits liability. If your site includes content of a technical or legal nature, this is a must-have policy. Interestingly enough, this is one of the policies you’ll often find embedded into individual page alongside the respective content in addition to a general policy page or section.