privacy policy. privacy policy

what you say may be used by michael in books and blog posts.

by using this site, and/or contacting michael you hereby understand and give michael license to use without limitation any of your submitted messages, emails or comments in future works created by michael including (but not limited to) future books and blog posts.

i understand that your privacy is important.
your use of this site constitutes that you understand and accept this privacy policy.

information collected.
information collected about the use of this site such as visits, clicks and IP addresses may be used for statistical, informational and comment quality control purposes.

settings and preference cookies.
this site may store and retrieve non-personal information on your computer in the form of cookies.  this information is used to customize your experience while visiting this site.

information submitted.
any personally identifying information you submit to this site including (but not limited to) :: feedback; comments; or email messages may be used to contact you.

comment ownership (and information submitted with comments)
any comment submitted is owned by the person who submitted the comment.  any liability for a comment is the responsibility of the person who submitted the comment.  by submitting a comment to this site you allow any rights needed to display and edit your comment. i may remove any comment from this site for any reason at my own discretion and without notice.  any information submitted with comments may be sent to the third party commenting platform Disqus for the purpose of identifying and displaying comments on this site in accordance with the Disqus terms of service and privacy policy.  Disqus is a third party service provider that is neither owned nor operated by me.  Disqus gives comment creators and website creators control over comments created and displayed.

third party advertising.
i may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit this website or read my RSS feeds.  these companies may use information (this does not include your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.  if you would like more information about this practice and to understand your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

• Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.
• Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to your banners based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the internet.
• Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

change to this policy
this privacy policy may be updated from time to time.  the updates and changes will be posted to the privacy policy page on this website, and are effective immediately.