We want your visit to Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar System to be as
enjoyable and safe as possible. We take your privacy very seriously, so to
outline what we do to help you to stay safe online, we present this extremely
Like most Internet sites, Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar System
automatically receives certain information about your visit. The information we
receive isn't particularly interesting, but includes your internet protocol (IP)
address, the internet browser you
are using (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.), the operating
system of the device on which you access the site (e.g. Windows, Mac OS, iOS,
Android, etc.), date, time and length of visit, referring
and exit pages, any applicable search engine queries and information about your movement
around the site. None of this information reveals any personally identifiable
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site and to analyse visitor trends which is used to influence development and
improvements to the site. We keep this information to ourselves and don't pass
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Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar System is completely
free to use and does not require you to register, log in or provide any personal
details such as your name, address or any financial information. However, there
are ways for you to provide information voluntarily via the site to enhance your
enjoyment of it even more. The information may be accessible by us or by certain
third parties. Ways for you to provide this information and what happens to it
is as follows:
Email and Ask an Alien!
If you wish to make contact with extra-terrestrial
life, you can send Bob the Alien an email. You can email Bob the Alien's Tour of
the Solar System using this email form. You are asked to provide a name, email
address and a message. A name and email address are only required so that we can
send a response if required. These details will not be used for any other
purposes, and are not passed onto unscrupulous third parties, or even scrupulous
ones. Your email will remain private to Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar
Alternatively, you can send a question for possible publication in the
Alien! section using the Ask an Alien! form. Ask an Alien! is a section where
Bob the Alien answers your space-related questions - usually from people who
want him to do their homework! Again, you are asked to provide a name and email
address in addition to your question. If your question and Bob's answer is
published, your first name may also be published on the site with it. Your email
address will not be displayed.
Facebook and Twitter
Being a truly 21st Century alien, Bob the Alien has
Facebook page and a
Twitter page. If you wish to, you are able to follow Bob on either
(or both!) of these services. Facebook and Twitter are third party services and
require you to register an account using your personal details. Depending on
your privacy settings, your details (including name and profile picture) may be
visible to Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar System and other visitors to our
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either of these services, you are advised to refer to their respective terms of
use and privacy policies.
Bobdog's Space Quiz
Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar System features a number of interactive quizzes
in the Bobsdog's Space Quiz section. These quizzes are supplied by
The quiz requires cookies in order to be played to keep a track of the score
(see "Cookies" below). After taking the quiz, you will be given your score. You
can choose to register an account with QuizRevolution to view how your score
compares with other users of QuizRevolution who have also taken the quiz.
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the site. While using QuizRevolution's services, you may be provided with links to other third party sites and quizzes which Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar System will also have no control over.
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