The Prindle Post cares about your privacy and strives to keep you informed about what information is collected from you and for what purpose when you visit our website.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to the Prindle Post Digest or the Prindle Institute Events newsletter, and respond to a survey or fill out a form.

When registering on the Prindle Post, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To improve the Prindle Post (we continually strive to improve our website content based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • User accounts (registering on our site provides you with an opportunity to comment on posts and engage in discussion with other site users)
  • To moderate comments on posts (The Prindle Post is a space for open discussion, but we have the right to remove inappropriate comments that do not comply with the goals of the site)
  • To improve service to our users
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic Prindle Post Digest and Prindle Institute Events emails

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about the Prindle Post site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging in, clicking their user name in the upper right side of the webpage, and selecting “Edit My Profile.” ¬†For assistance with managing your profile, contact

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Users from Outside the U.S.

Please be aware that because the Prindle Post is based in the United States, users from other countries are subject to U.S. laws regarding privacy and data security.

While the Prindle Post contains many links to outside websites, this policy applies only to the Prindle Post site.


This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through the Prindle Post website and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to the Prindle Post privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

This policy was last modified on August 11, 2014

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics
P.O. Box 37
Greencastle, IN 46135

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