Information We Collect
General: When you register, and at other times, we may collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, age, address, e-mail address, credit-card number and facts about your computers, profession, and similar information. We do not, however, knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen.
Surveys: We may conduct occasional online surveys. For example, when you're within our Web site, you may see a pop-up window offering you the optional opportunity of participating in a survey. These surveys are entirely voluntary and you may easily decline to participate.
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 and subscribers use and navigate our Web sites on an aggregate basis, including the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to each Web page, and the length of their visits.
How We Use the Information Collected
We may use information in the following ways:
For the purposes for which you specifically provided the information including, for example, to enable us to process, validate and verify subscriptions. To send you e-mail notifications about our new or existing products and services, special offers, or to otherwise contact you. To send you e-mail notifications, through companies who work on behalf of Stratfor, about certain approved third-party products and services (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us). To enhance existing features or develop new features, products and services. To provide advertisers and other third parties with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns. To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you and others see based on personal characteristics or preferences. We may combine the information that we collect from you on this Web site with information that you provide to us in connection with your use of our other products, services and Web sites.
Security: 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.
Pixels: Stratfor.com uses pixels, cookies or transparent GIF files, to help manage online advertising. These files are provided by one or more of our ad management partners. These files enable those partners to recognize a unique cookie on your Web browser, which in turn enables us to learn which advertisements bring users to our website. The information that we collect and share through pixels, cookies and GIF files is anonymous and not personally identifiable. It does not contain your name, address, telephone number or email address.
Stratfor provides its users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from Stratfor and its partners at the point where we request information about the visitor. To remove your information from our database, to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service, please contact us by email.
Stratfor gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided.
You can contact us by email.
Comments and Questions
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:
Attn: Marketing Department
221 W. 6th Street
Austin, Texas 78701
Email Contact Form
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Statement, please contact us at 877-9STRAT4.
We are often asked about our use of cookie technology, which we employ at Stratfor to allow you to move quickly through our site. Below you'll find information describing our most common uses of cookies, which are an inherent part of our production process and have enabled us to better serve you.
What's a cookie? A cookie is a small file that is sent to your computer by a site's server. A cookie can be a record of your visit to a site, including information such as your User Name, registration information, time of last visit, pages viewed, etc. Cookies created by the servers of one site can be retrieved only by that site’s servers. Thus, information in Stratfor cookies is not accessible to other sites.
So, what's in it for me? Here's a quick rundown of what we see as the biggest advantages of cookies: