At the Freedom Forum we are aware of the privacy concerns of our online visitors. We share your concerns and are committed to protecting your privacy.

Personal information collected on this Web site

We are a nonprofit organization that does not sell advertising, and we do not collect personal information about you unless you provide us that information voluntarily online. Examples of when we collect personal information include when a visitor elects to add his or her name to one of our mailing lists. In no case will we sell, rent, license or provide that information to any third party unless required to do so by judicial, legal or other government proceedings.

Use of cookies and scripts

The Freedom Forum Web site collects aggregated and anonymous site-visitation statistics using cookies and scripts. We do this to improve content and services offered to our site visitors and to ensure that our users have the best possible Internet experience on our site. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. When someone visits our site, a cookie is placed on the visitor’s computer (if the visitor accepts cookies). If the user has visited the site previously, the cookie is read. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent that.

What our Web sites collect through cookies and scripts

The total number of visitors to our Web site

  • The pages visited
  • How long visitors remained the site
  • The domain name and IP address from which visitors are connecting
  • Type and version of Web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Firefox.

We use server- and browser-side scripting to collect information that helps us to optimize and tailor our Web site to the capabilities of individuals’ browsers. In addition to types of browsers, the information collected through these scripts includes available plug-ins, platforms (Windows, Macintosh, etc.), connection speeds and monitor resolutions. We store this information in an aggregate format only, so that we can better tailor our site for our visitors.

Hyperlinks to other sites

We may provide links to other Web sites not owned, controlled or affiliated with our Web site, but we are not responsible for the privacy practices or material provided by other sites.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may occasionally update this privacy statement. We recommend that visitors revisit this page periodically to learn of any changes to our policy and practices.