Last updated May 30, 2006
Ex Machina Press knows that you care how information about you is
used and shared and we appreciate your trust in us to do that
The following details apply to any personal information provided
or gathered by Ex Machina Press. Your use of our web site indicates
to us that you have read and accept our privacy practices, as
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
When you visit our web site, you may provide us with two types
of information: 1) personally identifiable information that you
knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual
basis; and 2) general user information that does not contain
personally identifiable information, which is collected by our
hosting service as you browse our web site.
Information may be shared for administrative purposes and for
purposes to detect and prevent fraud. Ex Machina Press restricts
access to nonpublic personal information to those individuals who
provide services to you and who have been trained to handle
nonpublic personal information. We do not sell your information to
others so that they may solicit you. Other than as discussed in this
law, we will not share your personally identifiable information.
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO PROVIDE
We may ask for certain personal information from you for the
purpose of providing to you the content and/or services that you
request. For example, if you indicate an interest in one of our Ex
Machina Press newsletters, you are asked to submit your name and
e-mail address, which we retain on file, so that we may send you the
information that you requested. We may retain a record of users who
have contacted us in order to respond properly to questions or
concerns and for purposes of future communications and marketing
Ex Machina Press will not use any information submitted to us for
external marketing purposes, nor share it with any third party for
WHAT IS OUR INFORMATION SECURITY POLICY?
Ex Machina Press considers your information to be confidential.
Only individuals who need your information to perform their jobs are
authorized to have access to that information. We also maintain
physical, electronic and procedural safeguards with respect to your
information, which comply with federal and state standards. We
expect our business associates and any third party that serves you
associates and third parties are legally bound to use your
information only for the purposes for which it was provided, and to
not disclose it or use it in any way. These business associates and
third parties are also subject to and governed by federal and state
privacy laws and regulations.
NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
As with other commercial web sites, our site utilizes standard
technology called "cookies" and web server logs to collect
information about how our web site is used. Cookies are a feature of
web browser software that allows web servers to recognize the
computer used to access a web site. Cookies are small pieces of data
that are stored by a user's web browser on the user's hard drive.
Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include
the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our web
site, and the web sites visited just before and just after our web
You can, of course, disable cookies on your computer by
indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser.
However, it is possible that some parts of our web site will not
operate correctly if you disable cookies. You should consult with
your browser's provider/manufacturer if you have any questions
regarding disabling cookies.
WHAT ARE OUR SECURITY MEASURES?
Ex Machina Press takes every precaution to protect visitor
information both online and off-line. Your information is stored on
servers in a locked, secure environment. These servers are protected
from hackers with firewalls and a variety of other security
mechanisms and procedures. Only designated Ex Machina Press
administrators have access to this information. One of these
precautions is the use of encryption software for electronic
messages that are transmitted to us. Encryption is designed to make
the information unreadable by anyone but us. Data and information is
transferred over a secure channel, then “unencrypted” in a secure
This security measure greatly minimizes the chance that messages
will be intercepted by third parties not affiliated with us.
collection and use practices in connection with this website; it
does not apply to any practices conducted offline or in connection
with other websites owned or operated by Ex Machina Press.
This web site may contain links to third party sites that may
collect information about you through cookies and other
technologies. Please be aware that Ex Machina Press is not
responsible for the privacy practices of any third party site.
Please also be aware that the privacy policies of other sites may
acknowledge that the information collection or privacy policies of
any other party are not monitored or controlled by this web site.
Links on this web site to other web sites are provided as a
convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply
endorsement of the linked site. Therefore, we encourage our users to
understand how your information is collected and used. This Privacy
Policy applies solely to information collected by Ex Machina Press.
Notwithstanding the information policies stated above, the right
to store and disclose to third parties any information under the
following circumstances is reserved: when the law permits it (such
as, for example, to comply with laws or to respond to governmental
authorities); to legal advisors; and to protect the rights,
property, safety or security of Ex Machina Press, website visitors
or the public.
Ex Machina Press reserves the right to make changes to this