This website collects minimal user data upon initiation and agreement by the user for the sole purposes of:
- facilitating published comments directly at this website;
- fulfilling requests for notice of or subscription to future content updates at this site or on associated social media pages;
- facilitating shares or discussions at various social media platforms of content published at this website.
If a user initiates a login process at this site to access any of the above features or services, the following data will be collected, depending upon the user’s selected mode of login:
- email address
for registrations directly with this site
the publicly available and routinely harvested profile information associated with the chosen social media login platform (facebook, twitter, or google+) and utilized to authenticate users for login at third party websites. This information is summarized in a popup window after login is initiated but before permissions are granted. For more information, please see the policies and terms of your individual agreements with the chosen social media login platform, including your privacy settings with that platform.