Privacy & Copyright Policy 

Privacy

  • Your privacy is important to us. We’ll protect the information you share with us. To protect your privacy, The Singular Fortean Society follows different principles in accordance with world-wide practices for customer privacy and data protection.

  • We won’t sell or give away your name, mail address, phone number, email address, or any other information to anyone.

  • At this time, all merchandise sales are transacted, printed, and fulfilled by Amazon. We do not personally handle credit card information. Please review their policy.

  • Society memberships and donations are handled through Ko-fi and Patreon. We do not personally handle credit card information for these transactions as well. Please review their individual policies linked in the first sentence of this clause.

  • We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally this information is requested when you initiate contact with us for a sighting report or any other reason, enter a contest, sign up for our newsletter, or join the Society via Patreon. We use your Personal Information for these primary purposes: follow-ups on sighting reports, newsletters and promotions, prize redemption from a contest, follow up on inquiries involving any questions or concerns you might have, and Society member tier reward fulfillment.

  • Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in the USA or any other country where The Singular Fortean Society, its subsidiaries, affiliates or agents are located.

  • You also have a significant role in protecting your information. Do not share usernames and passwords of Patreon or other associate platforms.

  • If for some reason you believe The Singular Fortean Society has not adhered to these principles, please notify us by e-mail at info@singularfortean.com, and we will do our best to determine and correct the problem promptly. Be certain the words Privacy Policy are in the Subject line.

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Copyright

  • This disclaimer is for The Singular Fortean Society (www.singularfortean.com) / © The Singular Fortean Society (Tobias & Emily Wayland) 2016-present

  • The following numbered bullet points make it known that you (the reader/user) are allowed to share the stories and articles on this website by any of the following means:

    1.  Social media (Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, etc). You must however provide a link back to the original source/host site.

    2.  Your personal website/blog. You must however provide a link back to the original source/host site.

  • All articles and original artwork that appear on this website are written/created exclusively by the webmaster of The Singular Fortean Society unless specifically stated otherwise. If the information in a featured article is taken directly from an outside source and written exactly as it appears in that source, the appropriate acknowledgement and links will be listed.

  • All images that appear at the top of articles posted on the pinebarrensinstitute.com are found via Google image search and fall under the Fair Use Copyright Law of the United States of America. If/When possible, a direct link back to the original image source location will be provided at the bottom of the corresponding article.

  • The publication of any and all content e.g., articles, reports, editorials, commentary, opinions, as well as graphics, videos, recordings and or images on this web-site does not constitute sanction or acquiescence of said content unless specified; it is solely for informational purposes.

  • Fair Use Notice:
    This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which may not be specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democratic, scientific, social justice, and religious issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.

  • By using this website you agree that all access and use is taken at the risk of the user and that you agree not to hold The Pine Barrens Institute or its authors responsible for any damages. 

    For questions, comments, or concerns; as well as questions regarding commercial or for-profit use, please contact: info@singularfortean.com

    Updated 3/31/19