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Interaction with other sites:

Embedding: makes use of other services to embed resources in our news stories, such as pictures, videos, and maps. We do not control the policies of these services.

Currently, these services are:

  • Maps embedded from Open Street Map.
  • Images and posts embedded from Twitter. These posts are always embedded using Twitter’s “Do Not Track” tag.
  • Videos embedded from YouTube. The rare videos that appear on are embedded from, which embeds the videos without tracking information.

We encourage you to explore the policies of the above providers for more information.

Social Media: shows buttons which allow you to promote or share articles on social networking sites such as FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. These sites have their own privacy policies, which you should be aware of should you choose to share articles from

Analytics: uses Google Anayltics to get an idea of how many people are using the site and which articles and features interest them the most. This service is used to learn about the overall interests of the audience, not individuals. The policies and procedures of Google Analytics are different from those of To learn more about these policies, you can go here.

Ads: depends on advertising revenue to keep going. carries advertisements for users who are not subscribed and logged in. The policies and procedures of the services which place these advertisements (Google Ads) are distinct from those of To learn more about these policies, you can go here.


Your privacy and security are important to us and we will make every effort to safeguard your data. Your information will never be used for purposes other than transacting business with

Age Restrictions: is aimed at young readers, but by law we are unable to allow children under 13 to have an account. Adults such as parents and educators, however, may create accounts for children under their care.

Data Collected to Manage Subscriptions

At checkout, we will collect your name, email address, username, and password. This information is used to set up your account for our site. Users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (exception: usernames cannot be changed). Your email address may be used to inform you of important updates or changes to uses to process credit card payments on our site. Information about Stripe’s policies and procedures can be found here.

At checkout, we may also collect your billing address and phone number. This information is used to confirm your credit card. The billing address and phone number are saved by our site to prepopulate the checkout form for future purchases and so we can get in touch with you if needed to discuss your order.

At checkout, we may also collect your credit card number, expiration date, and security code. The full credit card number and security code are NOT saved on our site. This information is passed to our payment gateway to process your purchase. The last 4 digits of your credit card number and the expiration date are saved by our site to use for reference and to send you an email if your credit card will expire before the next recurring payment.

Website administrators can also see and edit the information detailed above (exception: your password can’t be seen, but can be changed).

When logged in, we use cookies to track some of your activity on our site including logins, visits, and page views.

Your Rights Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


Please visit our contact page if you have concerns or would like to get in touch with us regarding this policy.

This policy is subject to change. The most recent version can always be found at


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