Privacy Policy

Hatch Magazine, producer of HatchMagazine.com and its related content, is committed to maintaining the privacy of personal information that you provide to us when using HatchMagazine.com. This privacy policy describes how we treat personal information received about you when you visit HatchMagazine.com. We may make content or services from other Web sites -- including affiliated or co-branded Web sites -- available to you from links located on HatchMagazine.com. These other Web sites are not subject to this privacy policy. We recommend that you review the privacy policy at each such Web site to determine how that site protects your privacy.

Personal Information We Collect

Hatch Magazine does not require you to provide any personal information in order to access or browse HatchMagazine.com. However, Hatch Magazine may ask you to provide information that personally identifies you -- such as your name or email address -- in certain circumstances, including signing up for the Hatch Magazine newsletter or other services, or becoming a registered user.

Web Site Usage Information

We automatically collect IP addresses and Web site usage information from you when you visit our Web site. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors use and navigate our Web site on an aggregate basis, including the number and frequency of visitors to each Web page, and the length of their visits.

How We Use Information Collected
We use your personal information in the following ways:

  • For the purposes for which you specifically provided the information, including, for example, to enable us to send electronic updates about Hatch Magazine.

  • To provide our advertisers with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns.

  • To give our developers and editors information that is useful for developing new products, features and services.

  • To enable us to respond to your requests for information.

Except as specifically set forth in this Privacy Policy, we will not share your personally identifiable information outside of Hatch Magazine.

Any and all email addresses sent to us as the result of correspondence with Hatch Magazine users will not be used or collected for the purposes of reselling to a third party and will not be added to a bulk emailing list.

We may disclose and use personally identifiable information in special cases where it is necessary to enforce our terms of use (for example, when necessary to protect our intellectual property rights). We may disclose or use your personal information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to do so.

We reserve the right to contact any registered user of Hatch Magazine at any time. If you are a registered user of Hatch Magazine, we may also occasionally send you mail surveys and promotional materials directly related to HatchMagazine.com.

Your Ability to Choose

You can let us know that you wish to receive information about Hatch Magazine products or services by opting in at the time you register with HatchMagazine.com.

You can also let us know that you wish to opt out of receiving this information.

Reviewing Your Personal Information

If you are a registered user of Hatch Magazine, you may review and update the personal information that you have provided to us by contacting us at registered.user@hatchmagazine.com.


The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited access servers. We will maintain safeguards to protect the security of these servers and your personally identifiable information.


The use of advertising cookies sent by third-party servers is standard in the Internet industry. You may occasionally get cookies from our advertisers and affiliate partners. Hatch Magazine cannot and does not control these cookies.

Policy Modifications

We may occasionally change this Privacy Policy. We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back periodically. However, please be assured that if the Privacy Policy changes in the future, we will not use the personal information you have submitted to us under this Privacy Policy in a manner that is materially inconsistent with this Privacy Policy, without your prior consent.

Questions or Comments on Personal Information Collection and Privacy

If you have additional questions about Hatch Magazine's Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@hatchmagazine.com.

This policy was last updated on October 20, 2003.



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