Privacy Policy

Introduction

We are committed to security and protecting your privacy. Whenever you provide us with personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy and Internet best practices. The following policy applies to the www.rethinkingevolution.com website.

Information That We Collect

You can use most of the features of this website without disclosing any personal information. A few optional features of this site, such as the contact form, ask you to provide some personal information (e.g. name, email address, subject, and message). The contact form is hosted by this website and all information transmitted by the form is encrypted.

In addition to the contact form, www.rethinkingevolution.com uses Feedburner in order to provide website visitors with an article subscription service, alerting them when new articles are published on this website. Use of Feedburner is optional, at your discretion, and solely for your convenience. The Feedburner account is owned by us and the only data collected is your email address. Feedburner is owned by Google. Please use the following links to access their Terms of Service and Privacy Policy:

In addition, www.rethinkingevolution.com provides a link to the www.amazon.com book store. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Use of the Amazon book store is optional, at your discretion, and for your convenience.

Finally, www.rethinkingevolution.com uses the Google Analytics service to gather visitor usage information about our website. The Google Analytics service account is owned by us and we do not share any of the information collected. Google Analytics uses cookies in order to identify visitor numbers. It is possible for you to disable cookies to prevent your identification. Please see our Cookie Policy for further information about cookies and tracking. Please see the following links for further information about Google Analytics Terms of Service and Google Analytics commitment to your data privacy and security.

By providing us with your personal data you consent to our holding and processing of it by us as described in this Privacy Policy.

How We Use Your Personal Information

We primarily use the information we collect on  www.rethinkingevolution.com to communicate with you. We use the contact form on this website to communicate directly with anyone that fills in and submits the form. We also use the Feedburner service in order to provide an article subscription service to anyone who signs up for it. By entering your information into either of these, you consent for us to contact you and use the details you provide for the purposes we have outlined in this document. You can request that your information be removed from either of these services at any time. Please see the section on ‘Managing Your Information That We Hold’ for details about how to withdraw your consent for us to hold and use your information.
In addition to using your information to communicate with you directly, we also use the information collected on this website (via the Google Analytics service) for internal research about our website visitors numbers and the effectiveness of our marketing and reach.
Finally, your information may also be used in accordance with our legal obligations, for example, in the prevention of fraud or other crimes.

Disclosure And Retention Of Your Data

We will not sell or give your data to any third party not referred to in this Privacy Policy. We will retain your personal data for as long as deemed necessary to provide legitimate services to you. Personal information sent to us by may be withdrawn at any time. Please see section on ‘Managing Your Information That We Hold’ for further information and how to withdraw consent.

How We Secure Your Personal Data

We take security seriously and have taken appropriate measures to protect your personal information. Where we hold information ourselves, it is held on systems that are protected with electronic security systems and backed up regularly. Where we use third party systems (Feedburner and Google Analytics), we rely on their security provisions in order to protect your data.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc) from other third-party websites. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you had visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, and utilize additional third-party tracking systems to monitor your interaction with that embedded content.

We are not responsible for the data that these websites collect, nor how they use your data. If you have any concerns about the collection and treatment of your data by these websites, please consult their Terms Of Service and Privacy Policies for further information.

Managing Your Information That We Hold

You are entitled to see copies of all personal data held by us and to amend, correct, or
delete such data. You can withdraw your consent for us to hold and use your information at any time. If you have any queries or concerns or wish to withdraw consent to your data please contact us via our contact form (https://www.rethinkingevolution.com/contact/). Please write ‘Information Consent’ in the subject field of the contact form.

We will respond to all ‘Information Consent’ requests as soon as possible, usually, by the next working day. We will do our best to deal with your enquiry, however, there may be exceptions where we are required by law to retain some data or information.

Complaints

If you wish to complain about our use of your personal data please contact us via our contact form (https://www.rethinkingevolution.com/contact/). Please write ‘Complaint’ in the subject field of the contact form. It is also possible to contact us by mail. If you would like to write to us, our postal address is:

Gene Levinson
PMB #337,
UPS Store 6272,
4441 George Mason Blvd,
Fairfax VA 22030.

Policy Amendments

We may occasionally update this privacy policy by posting a new version on our website. It is in your interest to check this page regularly to ensure that you are comfortable with any changes made. This Privacy policy, together with our Terms of use and Cookie Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website. These policies supersede all previous agreements in respect to your use of this website.

How We Secure Your Personal Data

We take security seriously and have taken appropriate measures to protect your personal information. Where we hold information ourselves, it is held on systems that are protected with electronic security systems and backed up regularly. Where we use third party systems (Feedburner and Google Analytics), we rely on their security provisions in order to protect your data.