Our Privacy Policy

Thanks for visiting auntcalamity.com. Your privacy is very important to us and, in order to protect that privacy, we are providing this notice explaining our online information practices.

The Information We Collect

At this time, auntcalamity.com does not collect any personally identifiable information other than email address, first and last names and city and state of residence, of those individuals voluntarily submitting questions to "Ask Aunt Calamity."

We do not share or sell personally identifiable information.

We may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit this site, such as the type of browser you are using, operating system of the computer you are using to access the site and the domain name and/or IP address of your Internet service provider.

How We Use the Information

If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a question for "Ask Aunt Calamity"), we may publish your first name, last name initial and city and state of residence, as provided to us by you (e.g. "Jim B., Atlanta, GA"). No other personally identifiable information provided to us by you will be revealed on this site and it will not be sold or shared for any purpose.

We may use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site. We also may use this non-personally identifiable information to analyze overall site usage.

Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.

Finally, this site will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.

Cookies & Web Beacons

This site uses cookies, which are text files placed in your computer's browser to track your movement through the site. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example, submitting content via email.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites, Ad Servers, and Sponsors

This site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

We may use a reputable third party to present or serve the advertisements that you may see on our web pages. These third party ad servers may use cookies, web beacons, clear .gifs or similar technologies to help present such advertisements, and to help measure and research their effectiveness. The use of these technologies by these third party ad servers is subject to their own privacy policies and is not covered by our privacy policy

Our Commitment to Security

We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.

Note for Parents

Although this site is a general audience site, parents may find some material inappropriate for children under the age of 13. We strongly recommend that parents monitor sites accessed by their children, including this one. We do not do business with sites which contain adult or gambling related content of any kind.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the online policy for this site or its implementation you may contact us via email at info@auntcalamity.com.

Updates & Effective Date

From time to time, we may update this privacy notice and will notify you as such by placing a notice on our site. We encourage you to periodically review our privacy policy so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and to whom we disclose it.

The Privacy Notice posted on this site was updated on or about
May 30, 2009.