Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs the use of all of the web sites owned or
operated by The Baffler Foundation, including thebaffler.com.

Through thebaffler.com, The Baffler Foundation collects information from
users through voluntary submissions, traffic data, and cookie technology. We
ask you for contact information for access to certain parts of our site and
to subscribe to our free e-mail newsletter. Each time a user visits our
sites, we count, track, and aggregate the user’s activity into our analysis
of general traffic flows. We maintain a user profile in our databases based
on the passwords of a user and the preferences the user has chosen in
relation to their use of our site.

The use of cookies is standard on the Internet. Cookies are a software
technology that helps to enhance browsing and to customize our sites to your
preferences. Passwords are saved in cookies to avoid users having to
repeatedly log in when they want to enter thebaffler.com. Our system also
automatically gathers information about the areas you visit on our sites and
about the links you select from within our sites to other areas of the World
Wide Web or elsewhere on-line. You may choose to set up your browser to
refuse cookies or alert you when cookies are sent. However, this may limit
some features of our site.

The information you provide helps us to make our sites better and more
responsive to our users. We do not target advertising or sponsorships at the
current time, though we may occasionally wish to send you a promotional
offer via e-mail if you so choose. thebaffler.com also tracks the number of
visitors to our sites in aggregate form to allow us to update and improve
our site, and to tell others something about the people who come to
thebaffler.com. We do not share any detailed individual member information
with other companies. At our discretion, we may make the information about
thebaffler.com users available in aggregate form, with no personal
identifiers, to help describe and identify our users to business partners,
co-branded sites, the industry, the public, as well as our advertisers.

We do not sell, share, rent, or intentionally make publicly available users’
personal information, including e-mail addresses, except as provided herein.
This information is used by thebaffler.com only for internal purposes. The
information will be secured to prevent unauthorized use. We have the
following exceptions to these policies: We will release specific information
about you or your account to comply with any valid legal process, such as a
search warrant, subpoena, statute, or court order. We will also release
specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted
breach of the security of the sites, or a physical threat to you or others.

The Baffler Foundation may, from time to time, send e-mail messages to you
containing advertisements, promotions, etc. thebaffler.com make no representation 
or warranty with respect to the content of any e-mail messages that may be sent from 
third parties, who haveobtained your e-mail address without the permission of 
The Baffler and you agree that neither thebaffler.com shall have any liability with respect
thereto.

Please remember that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information
in public areas of thebaffler.com, your information can be viewed and
possibly used by others. We advise you not to disclose information that can
be used to contact you directly if you don’t want others to obtain that
information, like your full name, home address, or phone number.

By using thebaffler.com, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy.
If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our site. Your
continued use of the sites following the posting of changes to these terms
will mean that you accept those changes.

All questions regarding this privacy statement should be addressed to
bafflerbiz@thebaffler.com.