Please read the following policy to learn how visitor information is obtained and handled when accessing this site.

Non-Personally-Identifying Information

When accessing this website (oddoccurrences.com), the owner of Odd Occurrences, David Douglas, collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date, time, and duration of each visitor request. The purpose in collecting non-personally-identifying information is to better understand how visitors use this website. For example, this information is used to analyze the number of visitors to the different sections of the site, determine what information is of most and least interest, classify what area of the world visitors are located, identify ways to improve website performance and functionality, etc.

Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to this website choose to interact with David Douglas in ways that require him to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that David Douglas gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.

  • If you identify yourself by using the contact form or by sending an email containing personal information, then the information collected will solely be used to respond to your message.
  • If you subscribe via name and email to the Odd Occurrences Newsletter, then the name and email address you provided will only be stored and used to send you content written and shared by David Douglas, as such content is made available. You may unsubscribe at any time, and your name and email address will no longer be stored.
  • If you place an order in the Odd Occurrences Shop, then the shipping and billing address(es) you provided will solely be used to fulfill your order. The name and email address you provided will be used to fulfill your order AND will be added to the list of subscribers of the Odd Occurrences Newsletter, of which you may unsubscribe at any time. In the event a problem occurs with your order, the name, email address, and PayPal email address you provided may be used to notify you of the problem and/or may be used to issue a refund, if applicable.
    When placing an order in the Odd Occurrences Shop, the third party web host, Squarespace, and third party payment service, PayPal, may store the information that you provide. Therefore, whatever information you choose to provide when placing an order, you agree that David Douglas will not be held liable for a third party's use and storage of your information. To read the above mentioned third parties' policies and terms of service, please visit their respective websites.

In each case, David Douglas collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction.

Protection of Personally-Identifying Information

David Douglas will not obtain personally-identifying information about visitors of this site, unless the visitor chooses to provide such information to him, nor will such information be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without the approval of the visitor at the time of collection.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, David Douglas may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Visitors are encouraged to check this page for any changes to the Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.