P3P Privacy Seal
Online Privacy Protection Program
The P3P Privacy Seal program is the first and only certification program to address the new automated 'machine readable' aspects of online privacy.
Automated 'machine readable' data is data that is automatically transfered backward and forward between your Internet Browser and the web sites that you visit. The privacy settings you select within your Internet Browser define what sort of information you are willing to automatically share with a web site.
The extensive interconnection of computers and users today means that there are more ways than ever to intrude on people (as with spam) or to monitor behavior and obtain sensitive information (as with identity theft).
The P3P Privacy Seal program ensures that participating web sites have compliant 'machine readable' files available to your Internet Browser.
respect your privacy and value your trust.
The P3P Privacy Seal program is consistent with government and industry standards concerning the use of your personal information. These standards include: