What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
Black Men Read members that register for www.blackmenreadnow.com and individuals that sign up to receive Black Men Read e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.
Black Men Read uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer www.blackmenreadnow.com, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.
www.blackmenreadnow.com uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of www.blackmenreadnow.com, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.
How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt out at any time, which will cease all communications from us.
We may track visitor data to our site. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
Black Men Read does not provide, sell, or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.
www.blackmenreadnow.com includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the www.blackmenreadnow.com domain, and Black Men Read is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.
Updates to this Policy