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Fatquarterly was established in 2016 as an independent voice in politics, culture, and the pursuit of good government. Our online blogs reflect the opinions of the individuals who post to them. The opinions expressed in our blogs, reader comments and user-supplied content reflect the views of their respective authors, not necessarily the official views, policies, or positions of Fatquarterly.
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Fatquarterly is committed to respecting your online privacy. We have established this policy so that you can understand the care with which we intend to treat your personal information. We allow you to “opt out” of providing us with certain information. However, choosing to share information with us will help make your experience at Fatquarterly more pleasant and beneficial for you, and will help us continue to provide outstanding content and service.
Most of the information we collect on our website is aggregated to track general patterns, such as browser and platform usage and overall traffic patterns. We use name, address, and e-mail information primarily to deliver items you request, such as magazines or e-mail newsletters. We may also use your e-mail address to remind you to renew your subscription, notify you about new products or upcoming events, or send you donation appeals and sponsored messages with offers from select other organizations. You may always opt out of receiving these communications.
Fatquarterly online and our e-mail communications may contain links to other sites, including those produced by other organizations. Fatquarterlyis not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of any outside sites not under the control of Fatquarterly.
You can access and post comments on Fatquarterly without having an account and without submitting personally identifiable information. However, some features of the site may be available only if you register with Fatquarterly or subscribe to our e-mail communications.
Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information
Fatquarterly collects certain personally identifiable information if you register with Fatquarterly, subscribe to our magazine and/or e-mail newsletters or other communications from us. Specifically, we may collect the following personal information: your name, e-mail address, street address, organization, telephone number, and additional demographic data.
Except as noted, Fatquarterly does not rent, sell, or share your personally identifiable information with third parties without your express permission. We use the personally identifiable information to send you information or material for which you have subscribed or which we think you will enjoy or benefit. We also use the personally identifiable information to assess and improve our services. We may allow entities assisting Fatquarterly on technical and internal issues to access certain personally identifiable information data on a need-to-know basis, subject to confidentiality protections. We reserve the right to provide any successor in interest with our subscriber and user database, and to comply with court orders or other legal obligations.
Information use by advertisers and others
Some advertisers may use behavior- or interest-based advertising: Online Behavioral Advertising (OBA) is any process used whereby data are collected across multiple web domains owned or operated by different entities to categorize likely consumer interest segments for use in advertising online. In different terms, OBA uses information collected across multiple websites that you visit in order to predict your preferences and to show you ads that are most likely to be of interest to you. You may opt-out of this form of advertising by networks that are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) by visiting this site:
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Information regarding subscribers and donors
When you subscribe to Fatquarterly (either in print or online), subscribe to our online newsletters, or make a donation, you may provide us with your name, physical address, e-mail address, and other personal information. You may also provide credit card account information. Fatquarterly does not retain or use any credit card or other financial account information. That information is conveyed to third-party payment services, and is used only to clear the payment for your subscription or donation. When sending or receiving credit card information, we automatically direct users to a secure transaction server. You should review the privacy policies of the companies who operate those websites.
When you subscribe, we use the information you provide to deliver the magazine or newsletter, and to send you periodic reminders to renew your subscription. We may also use it to contact you about new products or upcoming events, to send you donation appeals, or to send you sponsored messages with offers from other organizations. In rare instances, we may share your information with reputable organizations who may contact you via e-mail with invitations or offers we think will be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such communications, our electronic messages to you will provide you with the opportunity to opt out of receiving similar messages in the future. You also can contact us at the postal address below with your request, along with your full name, address, and e-mail address.
When you donate, we use the information you provide to process your donation. Online donations made to Fatquarterly are processed by a trusted third party. We do not share your name, address, e-mail address, or any other personally identifiable information about your donation with anyone else. If you provide us with your postal address or e-mail, we will use that information for the purpose of delivering any benefit or information you have requested, such as your magazine subscription, newsletter, or other premium. We may also use that information to send you occasional messages about our projects or ways that you can support Fatquarterly. If you do not wish to receive such communications, these electronic messages to you will provide you with the opportunity to opt out of receiving similar messages in the future.
Promotions and surveys
From time to time, we may sponsor promotions, contests, surveys, or other events which require the collection, processing, and storage of individual contact information (e.g., name and mailing or e-mail address) and demographic information (e.g., your age and state of residence) to be used for the event. We may cosponsor these events with other organizations. In that case, your individual contact and demographic information may be shared with other sponsors. Demographic information may be compiled and reported or shared in the aggregate with others, but no personal details that can be linked to specific individuals will be provided. We will not release personally identifiable contact or demographic information to any third party other than named sponsors without your consent (except as provided in Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information).
Fatquarterly takes precautions to protect the security of your personal information and to ensure that your choices for its intended use are honored. These precautions help but cannot insure the protection of your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please see “DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY” above.
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Notice to Parents
Fatquarterly does not knowingly collect or seek personal information from persons under the age of 13. We encourage parents to teach their children about the Internet and the safe and responsible use of their Personal Information while using the Internet.