At Bible Stuph, two types of information are gathered from you: statistical information, and requested information.
Statistical information is collected as a routine course of your visit to Bible Stuph. This information is stored in our server access logs, and includes your IP address, the date and time of your access, and the pages you viewed. This information helps me to determine what areas of the site are important to you, and allows me to make better decisions concerning the ongoing development of the site. The IP address is a numerical representation of the server you use to access the site; for example, AOL surfers will have an IP address indicating one of the many AOL servers. The IP address, in and of itself, does not identify you personally; and in no event will I use the IP address in an attempt to identify individuals based on their servers. In fact, in the vast majority of cases, such identification is impossible; since the IP address you report will either be the same generic address used for everyone who uses the same server you dial into, or the address is randomly assigned to you each time you dial in. If you are unsure of what IP address you provide to Bible Stuph (and practically every other site on the Internet, for that matter) check with your Service Provider.
Requested information is exactly that: information that the site requests from you specifically. For example, if you signed up for the Daily Riddle, you provided your E-Mail address. Whenever information is requested from you specifically, it will be used only for the intended reason, and that reason will be stated clearly when the information is requested. The reason for collecting your E-Mail as a part of the Bible Riddle, for example, is so I can actually send you the new Bible Riddle each day. I will not sell or give away any information that I request from you; and I will not use that information for any reason other than its intended purpose.
About cookies: Cookies are small pieces of data that a Web site can write to your computer in order to remember certain things about your visit to the site; for example, whenever you go to a site and it says "Welcome, Daniel!" chances are the reason it knew you were "Daniel" was because at some point you told it you were Daniel, and it stored a cookie on your machine so that it could remember who you were the next time you visited.