Site Policies and Procedures
A Note to Teen/Children and Parents: The A Place Along the Way Web site is intended to be used by teens and thier parent or gaurdian.
Children (under 14)-Be sure to ask your parents for permission before sending any information about yourself over the Internet to us, or to anyone else.
Parents- - We recommend that parents take an active role in their teens/children's use of the Internet. We encourage you to talk to your teens/children about safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet.
We value and respect your privacy.
As you use the A Place Along the Way Web site, you may be asked for such personal information as your name, postal and/or e-mail address, telephone number, professional affiliation. This information is gathered for the purpose of e-newsletter subscription fulfillment. Any personally identifiable information that you share with us is kept in strict confidence. We will not sell any of your personally identifiable information, and this information will only be used internally by the A Place Along the Way journal staff for the purposes stated here.
Technical Limits: Although we employ industry standard practices to protect your privacy, the technological limitations of Internet data transmission make it impossible to guarantee that personal data will never be disclosed in ways not described in this Privacy Statement. For example, hackers may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or abuse or misuse information collected from the Web site. We do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information is completely inviolable.
IP Addresses and "Cookies": Like most Web sites, our server software gathers in log files general demographic information from all users of the Web site. This includes browser types, IP addresses and referring domains. We use this information to help us understand our visitors' needs and to improve our Web site. We also use small bits of data called "cookies" stored on users' computers to simulate a continuous connection. Cookies let us "remember" information about your preferences and passwords and allow you to move within the Web site without reintroducing yourself. You can see and control cookies through settings in your browser. However, refusing to accept cookies may limit your ability to access certain portions of the Web site.
Additional information about how cookies work is available in the article "Cookies: what they are and how they work", on the Netscape Web site at http://help.netscape.com/kb/consumer/19970226-2.html.
Sharing of Information: We may store and disclose personal information as allowed or required by applicable law, including making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (a) protect the rights, safety or property of users of our Web site, the public, or our Web site suppliers; and (b) conform to legal or regulatory requirements.
Correcting and Updating Personal Information: If your personally identifiable information changes, or you wish to discontinue your subscription, you may correct, update or remove the personal data on record by the following means:
E-mail Newsletter Subscriptions: Any changes or requests for cancellation may be made by sending an email to the journal staff via the CONTACT US
Your Consent: By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of the information as stated above. If you do not consent, please do not use this site. Your continued use of the A Place Along the Way site following the posting of changes to this privacy statement constitutes your acceptance of those changes.
Visitors from outside the United States: For those of you visiting us from outside the United States of America, please note that the information you enter may be transferred outside of your country. By using the Web site and providing us with your personal data, you consent to this transfer of your personal data and to the information usage described above. If you choose to access the Web site from outside the United States of America, you take responsibility for compliance with applicable privacy laws of your country.