This site is owned and operated by Electric Sun. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Electric Sun, we want to make
your experience online satisfying and safe.
Electric Sun gathers two types of information about users: 1) Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are
voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to e-mail a friend, and from participation in polls and surveys. 2) Information,
Electric Sun gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows
us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience.
Because Electric Sun derives its revenue mainly form sponsorships and advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to
keeping our service free to users. Under no circumstances does Electric Sun divulge any information about an individual user to a third
We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
We will offer a free electronic newsletter to users. Electric Sun gathers the email addresses of users who voluntary subscribe. Users may remove
themselves from this mailing list by sending an e-mail to Salon Cast with unsubscribe in the subject line.
We may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important
issues. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user.
Electric Sun may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We sometimes share the aggregated demographic
information in these surveys with our sponsors, advertisers and partners. We never share any of this information about specific individuals with
any third party.
Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable
information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.
Electric Sun tracks traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users.
Electric Sun does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type of reading this information
from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).
Electric Sun uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide
interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to
protect the personal safety of our users or the public.
Electric Sun operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy
policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our
We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include: Opting not to register to receive our electronic newsletters.
post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we