PRIVACY POLICY (first posted 7/12/2013)

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we make use of information collected from visitors to our website. The following outlines our Policy:

Personal Information  For purposes of this policy, “personal information” means information about you (such as your name, etc.) that you disclose to us in an online registration form, subscription form, credit card payment form, or in comments or other communications to us.  It does not include technical information such as cookies, log in/log out times, and other similar data that is electronically stored whenever you access, use or leave our website.

We will collect and use personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling the specified purposes and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned to use the information for another purpose, or as required by law.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

Personal information will be collected only if it is relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used.

We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We will make readily available to customers, upon request, information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

Payment Information  Stripe, the payment service, handles all credit card transactions for the website.  The privacy of users’ credit card information and personal financial information is maintained by Stripe consistent with Stripe’s privacy policies.  Users should visit Stripe.com for more details, or if they have questions or concerns.

Technical Information  Log files may be stored on a web server saving details such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, referring page, and time of visit.

Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website.  Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website.  They may also be used to track your return visits to the website.

Where registration or a subscription is required, the visitor’s email address and a username/password may be stored on a web server.

How the Information is Used  The information may be used to enable us to customize our web site in order to better serve the needs of our visitors.  For example, we may use the information to select and display personalized content and possibly advertising to certain visitors.

Personal information and e-mail addresses will not be sold, rented, or leased to 3rd parties.

We may contact you by e-mail from time to time to inform you of our services.  These e-mails may provide you with copies of our latest blog posts or notify you of recent blog posts.

Visitor Options  You may be able to block cookies via your browser settings, but please note that doing so may prevent you from accessing certain features of the website.  You also have the option to unsubscribe to our email communications at any time.