WordPress collects certain user data when you visit this blog for analytic purposes such as how many people have viewed a post or how many of you click links contained within a post. This is done via Log Files
Log files provide information about a website’s visitors, including page errors, broken links, and bandwidth usage. A log file may look something like
188.8.131.52 – – [06/Oct/2011:18:01:45 -0700] “GET http://violarookswood.wordpress.com/2011/03/07/coutura/″ 200 5774 “http://violarookswood.wordpress.com/” “Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)”
184.108.40.206 — This is visitor’s IP address.
[06/Oct/2011:18:01:45 -0700] — This is the date and time of the entry.
GET — This is the action.
http://violarookswood.wordpress.com/2011/03/07/coutura/ — This is the object of the action. So, retrieve the page violarookswood.wordpress.com/2011/03/07/coutura.
200 — This is the result of the action. 200 means the task was successful.
5774 — This is the size of the object in bytes.
http://violarookswood.wordpress.com/ — This is the referring URL. This particular page was accessed from the home page of violarookswood.wordpress.com.
Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0) — This is the visitor’s browser information.
As you can see, this does not track any information that will personally identify you.
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