I want to know what a specific service/activity is called

My dilemma is that I know what I want to do but I do not know what the right terminology is for describing it.

I am looking for either software or a service that can do the following:

1. Identify all websites that fall under a certain niche (for example: photography information with an Alexa rank in the top 1,000,000)
2. Locate within each website, the e-mail address used for support or information
3. If #2 is unavailable, to locate a support form, in which the owner/webmaster can be contacted

If an e-mail address is found, I want to send a specific e-mail to the web owner/webmaster. If a form is used, then the same information provided in the e-mail should be used to populate the form.

I don't know if this falls under the category of data mining, data scraping, or what. My intent is to Google and find software or services that provide this capability in an automated fashion. However, since I don't know what the right terminology is, I can't even Google it.

Please suggest what appropriate search terms would be for what I want to do; and, if you are familiar with a program or service that provides this, please let me know.
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steveoskhConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You are looking for a good old fashioned mailing list, or at least the modern Email list equivalent.  Search "Purchase mailing list" and you will find many.  Narrowing down the targets with SIC codes, size, etc.  I do not know if any use Alexa rank.  You may want to contact Alexa to see if they offer that type of service.  Alexa is an Amazon company so you may want to look into Amazon options such as Mechanical Turk www.mturk.com.
Jackie ManConnect With a Mentor Commented:
maybe the keywords for what you look for are:-

Web scraping, contact grabber
alexa site ranking
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aburrConnect With a Mentor Commented:
e-mail extraction
or e-mail address extraction
_Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Also try searching "web crawler" or "web crawler software" (without the quotes)
photoman11Author Commented:
Thanks to everybody for your help. I have been searching using a variety of your terms and as of yet have been unsuccessful but have not completed my search yet. Thank you for identifying what it is called, that I am looking for.
Thank you and good luck on your search.   : )
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