Calamus Poets Society


Privacy Policy for

The terms "we", "us", and "our" refer to the Calamus Poets Society as a company, the web site, any Calamus Poets Society software, any Calamus Poets Society services, and any other companies, web sites, services, or software owned by the Calamus Poets Society.

This web site is concerned about your right to privacy. When you visit the web site, you can be assured that any information you provide to us will be handled carefully. We will never sell or rent your information to any third party.

Information You Enter

Whenever you enter information on our web site, if it appears in a blue box under a heading "Private Information," this information will not be disclosed to any other users or any other third parties.

Whenever you enter information on our web site, if it appears in a red box under a heading "Public Information," this information will be publically displayed to other users or other third parties. You should be careful not to enter any information you want to keep private in these areas.

This should make it very easy for our users to know which information will be kept private and which information will be public.

Payment Information

If you make a payment to us using a credit card, check, debit, etc., we may have to disclose some customary required information to your bank or clearing houses or payment services (such as PayPal) to verify the transaction. Our payment screens will label all fields that will be transmitted. We will only transmit the minimum information required to complete the transaction.

E-mail Addresses

E-mail addresses provided by subscribers of the web site will be used to send occasional e-mails to subscribers. We will not share these with other users or third parties. Every e-mail will have instructions for you to unsubscribe to these e-mailings.


Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your web browser. This enables us to provide you with a login session, remembering important information from web page to web page as you use our web site. Some cookies may outlive the login session to save information for your next login session. You must accept cookies from this web site in order to use certain parts of this web site.

The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.


We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to encrypt any payment data (such as credit card number, bank account number, etc.). This technology makes it safer to transmit this data over the Internet, however it is not completely guaranteed against interception and decryption.

Look for "https" instead of "http" in the Internet address line of your browser. Additionally, most browsers will display a padlock icon (or similar) to indicate that the transaction is secure. Check with your browser's documentation for further information.

Legal Subpoena, Court Orders, Law Enforcement

If we get legal subpoena or court orders requiring us to disclose your private information, we will comply. If we receive a written request from a law enforcement official requesting information as part of a criminal investigation, we will comply. Please see our term and conditions for more information about these requests.

Packet Information, HTTP Headers, Web Logs

In order to serve you better, we may examine low level packet information, including HTTP headers. This allows us to help protect the web site against certain types of illegal intrusion attempts (aka hacking). We also keep web logs of transactions to the web site.

Privacy Policy Changes

This web site reserves the right to modify its Privacy Policy at any time without notice. If we modify this policy, we will post the new policy on the website and it becomes effective immediately.

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