Privacy

Enter Stage Right is aware of the concerns that many have regarding their privacy and the Internet. To answer any concerns, this document represents our privacy statement and guidelines. Note: While this document resembles an TrustE Site Privacy Statement, ESR is not affiliated with that group.

Privacy Policy for Enter Stage Right

This is a privacy statement which covers Enter Stage Right (http://www.enterstageright.com).

Information this Site Gathers/Tracks

This section informs you of what information Enter Stage Right collects from you.

IP address

Every time you access Enter Stage Right this site generates a server log line that looks like this:

127.130.140.62 - - [01/May/2004:18:53:38 -0500] "GET index.html HTTP/1.1" 200 1561 "http://www.quackgrass.com/" "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT)"

This line tells us the following information about you:

  • The IP address of your computer (usually different every time you log onto the web).
  • The page or file you requested from the site. (Each graphic on the page is an additional request.)
  • The date and time your browser made the request.
  • The "referrer URL" - the site that you clicked from to visit Enter Stage Right.
  • The name and version number of your web browser. This includes the operating system (Windows XP, Mac OS, etc.) you are using.

We only use this information to determine where visitors are coming from and what pages they are accessing. This information is used to tell us how we can improve the web site and is not personally identifiable in any way. We will not try and link this information to any individual.

You can browse our site without entering any personal information and therefore remain anonymous during your visit. This information is collected by the server and is captured automatically.

Mail update

Visitors to this web site have the opportunity to share their e-mail address with the operators of this web site in order to receive weekly updates and reminders about the latest issue that has been posted online. This is entirely voluntarily. If at any time after registering for our update service, you change your mind about receiving the updates, simply visit our update service page at http://www.enterstageright.com/static/update.htm

Survey

Visitors to this web site have the opportunity to share their comments about Enter Stage Right via an online survey. This survey is completely voluntary and asks for no personal identifiers from participants.

Referring pages

Visitors to this web site have the opportunity to share links to Enter Stage Right with others via the use of forms located throughout this web site. This is completely voluntary. The scripts which enable this feature do record the address of the person referring pages and the addresses of those the visitor has sent the link to.

Use of the Information this Site Gathers/Tracks

Enter Stage Right logs browser types and referring pages for systems administration purposes and these logs will be analyzed to constantly improve the value of the materials available on the website. At no time do the operators of this web site attempt to ever cross reference the information collected to personally identify users and nor will we ever sell, trade or barter this information to third parties.

In the event that Enter Stage Right ceases operations, all information with the exception of our mail update list will be destroyed immediately. This information will not be sold, traded or bartered with any party. Our mail update list will survive for one year in the event that ESR resumes operation and list members can be notified. After that one year period, the list will be destroyed and during that one year period, this information will not be sold, traded or bartered with any party.

Links

Enter Stage Right contains links to other Web sites. Please be aware that our privacy policy does not apply to these linked sites. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement whenever interacting with any Web site.

Advertising/Advertiser Cookies

You may be served cookies from our advertisers while visiting Enter Stage Right. We do not control, nor do we have access to any of the information they may collect.

Enter Stage Right uses Google Adsense and BURST! Media to sell advertising space on our site. Please read Google Adsense's privacy policy and Burst!'s consumer privacy policy which apply only to the ad banners you see and click on, for more information.

Enter Stage Right do contain links to a demographic survey presented by BURST! Media. Please read more information about that survey at BURST!'s web site. The information collected by the demographic survey is presented to advertisers in aggregate form and does not personally identify a person who has chosen to complete it.

For information on privacy tools, visit EPIC's Online Guide to Practical Privacy Tools at http://www.epic.org/privacy/tools.html

Updated January 27, 2009

 

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