TransAtlantic Futures, Inc. ("TAF") respects your privacy and pledges to earn
and keep your trust. All personal information you give us is kept confidential
and protected with the utmost care, subject to the provisions set forth below.
Registration and technical information
TAF will not collect any personal information about you except when you
specifically and knowingly provide such information via our registration page.
When you register for access to certain areas of this web site, we ask for your
name, email address, a password of your choice and other details. However, we
will not disclose any information that reveals your identity to a third party
without your specific consent, except as set forth herein.
If you need to update your registration information, click on your user name at
the top right of each page to go to the "Update Your Profile" page. (Or
you may paste this URL in your browser:
http://www.theglobalist.com/register.aspx.) If you experience any
difficulties updating your registration information, please contact our
technical team by email at: [email protected].
When you visit this web site, we collect various technical information during
your visit: about your computer and internet connection (including your
computer or network IP address), your browser type and operating system, your
internet domain and the URL of the page that referred you to us, the pages you
visited and the amount of time you spent on our site. (Many sites collect
similar data.) We use this information in the aggregate to enhance your reading
and browsing experience at this web site. We may also use this information in
the future (again, in the aggregate only) to aid us in the development of
marketing campaigns, to help us manage relationships with potential
advertisers, or to help us in various fundraising activities. Please note that
we cannot retrieve personal information from your web browser.
During your visit, we may also place a cookie on your computer hard drive to
enhance your experience at this web site. The cookie is primarily used by our
system to remember you from visit to visit, enabling you to sign in just once.
(If you delete the cookie between visits, our system will not be able to
identify you when you next visit this web site, and you will have to complete
the sign-in process again.)
Use of information
We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests
for our products, programs, and services, to respond to your inquiries about
our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we
believe may be of interest to you.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you
when you have won one of our contests or when we make changes to our subscriber
or other agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or
to contact you about your account with us.
We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal
process, for example, in response to a court order or a subpoena. We also may
disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency's request.
Agents and contractors of TAF who have access to personally identifiable
information are required to protect this information in a manner that is
consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information
for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for
Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized
disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable
information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is
inconsistent with this Privacy Notice.
We may on occasion combine information we receive online with outside records to
enhance our ability to market to you those products or services that may be of
interest to you. If you prefer not to receive marketing information from this
site, please notify us.
Finally, TAF will not use or transfer personally identifiable information
provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also
providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.
Collection of information by third-party sites and sponsors
This web site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may
be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy
notices, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or
collected by, these third parties.
We may sometimes offer content (e.g., contests, sweepstakes, or promotions) that
is sponsored by or cobranded with identified third parties. By virtue of these
relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information
that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. TAF has
no control over these third parties' use of this information. TAF will notify
you at the time of requesting personally identifiable information if these
third parties will obtain such information.
We may use a reputable third party to present or serve the advertisements that
information that a third-party ad server may have collected from you.
Reader comments and forums
Our site may eventually have several publicly accessible areas, including
reader-comment forums, which allow you to post information anonymously. Please
remember that any information you share in these areas becomes public, so you
should exercise caution and not disclose information that would allow others to
identify you. Other reader-comment areas, especially those for sending
letter-to-the-editor comments, may require you to submit your name and
city/state/country of residence. We reserve the right to publish your comments
for editorial purposes or in promotional/marketing materials. We also reserve
the right to moderate comments posted to our site and to edit comments for
length and style.Your use of such publicly accessible areas is subject to our Terms
Email story to a friend service
TAF allows you to use our web site to electronically forward a story to a third
party by entering his or her email address. We do not use the email address for
any purpose other than to send your email. We do not rent, sell or disclose
these email addresses to any third parties, nor do we add these email addresses
to our mailing lists.
Children under the age of 13
TAF does not intentionally collect personal information from individuals under
the age of 13. Whenever possible, we will discourage underage visitors from
submitting personal details. We will immediately comply with requests from
parents or guardians to delete personal information unintentionally collected
from their underage children.
Please review this page from time to time.
Questions or comments?
questions, please send an email to: [email protected].
Our mailing address is 1100 17th Street, NW, Suite 605, Washington, D.C. 20036.