PlanetQuest's Privacy Policy Effective 7/1/04

PlanetQuest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that performs scientific research and education activities. This Internet site (the "Site") is operated and maintained by PlanetQuest.

PlanetQuest is committed to protecting your privacy and providing a safe and rewarding online experience. This Privacy Policy describes PlanetQuest's policies and procedures for the collection of personal information by this Site, and our use and dissemination of such information. By visiting our Site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

Information Collection and Use

In general, our service automatically gathers certain usage information on our server logs including your IP address; what web page you've last visited; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system and platform; and the frequency of your visits to If you register on our site we may ask for your name, email address, company name, mailing address, and information about your interests and preferences. Once you register you are no longer anonymous to us.

PlanetQuest may use this personal information to help customize the content that you see and to contact you about new technologies or product areas.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

PlanetQuest will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone.

PlanetQuest may send you unsolicited information, including email, unless you advise us during the registration process that you do not want to receive these types of correspondence from us.

PlanetQuest has established and maintains reasonable procedures to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of personal information collected by this Site. PlanetQuest will disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process.

PlanetQuest Privacy Policy Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, our practices, or your dealings with PlanetQuest, you can contact:

1259 El Camino Real
Suite 309
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 859-4861