Last updated July 16th 2016.

Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Thank you for visiting I will refer to this website as “My Site” from here on. I will also refer to the content in My site as “My Content” (this includes all text, images, and newsletters, but not necessarily embedded material). And finally, I will refer to the action of me allowing you to read, use and/or receive My Content as “My Services”.

Please read this Privacy Policy and Terms of Service carefully. You must agree to both documents in order to have permission to My Services. Keep in mind that all My Content is under  Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. Refer to this license in order to use My Content.

The following Privacy Policy informs you about how I collect, protect and use various pieces of information you provide me through My Site.

Privacy Policy

Collection of personal information

When visiting My Site you may choose not to provide any personal information, but when you sign up to any newsletter to receive My Services, it is important that you know that the collection of your email is done through “Mail Chimp” and you must agree with their privacy policy and terms of use before you provide me with your email. For other services such as donations, I may collect certain personal information from you—such as your name, e-mail address, PayPal address or Google Wallet (if different from e-mail address), mailing address, credit card information, telephone number, and any other information that I deem necessary or which you provide to me voluntarily. The information I collect from you through My Site, to the extent that it is private, is disclosed only in accordance with my Terms of Use and/or this Privacy Policy.

I minimize the collection of your information to do my best to ensure your privacy. You may have elected to provide information to receive content from or access content via a third party, including but not limited Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, etc. These third-party services have their own privacy policies and user agreements. If you have issues with these privacy policies or user agreements, you should contact the third party directly. I am not responsible for the privacy practices, security practices or the content of such websites.

Collection of non-personal information

When you visit My Site my servers automatically record information that your browser sends. This data may include information such as your computer's IP address, browser type and version, operating system type and version, language preferences or the webpage you were visiting before you came to My Site, pages of My Site that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on My Site, access times and dates, and other statistics.

Use of collected information

Any of the information I collect from you may be used to send notification emails such as updates about My Site, newsletters, responses to inquiries etc. And any other function that I believe in good faith is necessary to protect the security or proper functioning of My Site and My Services. Non-personal information collected is used only to identify potential cases of abuse and establish statistical information regarding Website traffic and usage. This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated in such a way that would identify any particular user of the system.


I do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information through My Site. I encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet usage and to help enforce this Policy by instructing their children never to provide personal information through My Site without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided me with personal information please contact me.


I offer electronic newsletters to which you may voluntarily subscribe at any time. You may choose to stop receiving my newsletter by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or by contacting me.


My Site uses "cookies" to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. I may use cookies to collect, store, and track information for statistical purposes to operate My Site and provide My Services. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Links to other websites

My Site may contain links to other websites. These third party websites have their own privacy policies and user agreements and I bear no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third party website. I encourage you to be aware when you leave My Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that may collect personal information. If you have issues with these privacy policies or user agreements, you should contact the third party site directly. I’m not responsible for the privacy practices, security practices or the content of such websites.

If you subscribed to My Content through a third party website, you need to do so through the third-party website through which you subscribed.


The security of My Site and your information is of great importance to me. My Site secures the information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. I maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure of personal information in its control and custody. However, no data transmission over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed. Therefore, while I strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that (i) there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond my control; (ii) the security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and My Site cannot be guaranteed; and (iii) any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party, despite best efforts.

International Transfer

Your information may be transferred to—and maintained on—computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to My Site, My Site transfers personal Information to the United States and processes it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Data breach

In the event I become aware that the security of the Website has been compromised or users Personal Information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, including, but not limited to, security attacks or fraud, I reserve the right to take reasonably appropriate measures, including, but not limited to, investigation and reporting, as well as notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities. In the event of a data breach, I will make reasonable efforts to notify affected individuals if I believe that there is a reasonable risk of harm to the user as a result of the breach or if notice is otherwise required by law. When I do I will post a notice on My Site and send you an email about it.

Changes and amendments

I may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. When I amend this Privacy Policy, I will update this page accordingly. You must read this page each time that you use My Services and your continued use of My Services shall constitute your acceptance of this Agreement.