(Effective: Aug 06, 2009 -- Last updated: April 14, 2012)
While we think privacy is only one topic for ethics talk, many organizations and people talk about privacy nonstop. We are glad these groups and people exist. Check them out below.
What information do we collect?
How do we treat your information?
How do we protect your information?
What about children and A2Ethics.org?
What about our links?
Do we have resources on Internet privacy?
Any other questions?
A2Ethics.org respects your concerns about maintaining strict privacy, so we aim to be as transparent as possible.
It is also an ethical issue we talk and care about.
By visiting, signing up for our mailing list or commenting on the A2Ethics.org website, you agree to the collection and use of the personal information described in this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted on this page and identified by the "last updated" date shown above.
A2Ethics.org does not collect any personal information on visitors to our website.
If you sign up for our mailing list to receive updates about our programs and events, A2Ethics.org considers you a member or user of our website. Likewise, if you wish to comment using Disqus, you become a member or a user. The only member or user personal information we collect is name and email address.
A2Ethics.org never rents or sells visitor or member/user information of any sort from any source. Never.
A2Ethics.org gives you full control over your information, including the ability to erase it from our system. If you wish to erase this information, please send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will erase and delete your information. You are still welcome, however, to visit the A2Ethics.org website.
A2Ethics.org does look at our Web statistics. They include no personal information. These statistics are reviewed to see how many people use our site, for how long and what they are interested in, such as our podcasts, programs and events. Our use of these statistics is to get a clear idea of what our visitors and members/users like and don’t like about what we are doing.
A2Ethics.org does use “cookies” to retain your sign up/commenting information without your having to enter it again and to allow you to leave one area of our website to visit other pages that interest you.
A2Ethics.org attempts to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of any collected information. Our servers are protected by reasonable physical and electronic security.
A2Ethics.org’s mission is not directed toward children under 13 years old. We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not submit any personally identifiable information to A2Ethics.org.
Our website offers links, both permanent and temporary, to other social media and other websites. A2Ethics.org cannot vouch for the privacy policies used by these social media and other websites, nor can or should we be responsible for the privacy practices of these social media and other websites.
For more information about Internet privacy and the ethics of privacy in general, the following links may be useful:
1. A2Ethics.org podcasts on privacy:
2. An hour-long videocast of Professor Daniel Solove – an expert on privacy and the George Washington University Law School faculty member – discussing his book, The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor and Privacy on the Internet. The question-and-answer session, as well as the examples offered, are informative.