To measure the usage and impact of the journal, some data are automatically gathered about the visitors using the IPOL web site. Most of these data are collected as part of the normal operation of a web server:
- web page visited and IP address
have to be provided by the browser as part of the HTTP protocol and are required the consultation of any web site; our statistics tool partially anonymizes the IP address by erasing the last part of it;
- previous web page and browser and operating system versions
are usually automatically provided by the browser;
- date and time
are automatically collected and kept with the previous data as logs by any web server software as part of its normal operation, for security and debugging purposes;
- browser settings (screen size, plug-ins)
are also collected by our statistics tool.
A tracking cookie is used to count returning visitors during 6 months. You can set your browser to refuse it. We follow the Do Not Track policy: you can opt out of our statistics with a browser setting or extension.
All this information is aggregated and processed to produce anonymous usage statistics reports. The collected data are kept on the IPOL servers for a maximum period of one year, under our complete control. This information is not and will never be user for purposes other than the evaluation of the activity of the IPOL services.
This data collection has been declared to the CNIL, reference number 1407691. You have a right to access, modify, correct or delete your personal data (French law "Informatique et Libertés", 6 January 1978). For all requests, please contact us by email.
All files uploaded to the on line demonstrations and the files produced by these demonstrations are kept on the IPOL servers, for the evaluation of the algorithms' performance and the investigation of their failure cases.
Some restrictions apply on by email. These uploaded data are kept on IPOL servers.. Users can choose whether they want these images to be publicly accessible or not. The public archives are not moderated. Any image can be removed from the public archives a posteriori upon request
IPOL retains some information to identify the origin of the material uploaded to the demonstration service as required by the French law (decree 2011-219, 24 February 2011), This information includes the IP address used to upload some files, the unique ID assigned to these files, and the upload date and time.