Privacy policy

Welcome to the Monolithic Dome Institute, owned by Monolithic Constructors, Inc.,(“Monolithic”, “We”, “Us”) which operates a website at monolithic.org (“Website”, “Site”). This Privacy Policy applies to any information that is collected while you are on the Site. This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms of Service and by using the Site you agree to both.

Information collected

We collect limited information when you browse the site

When you visit the Site we collect log data, for example: the type of browser and operating system you are using, the address of the external or internal page that referred you, your IP address and pages on the site that you visit in association with your IP address. This information is recorded even if you do not have an account, or even when you are logged out of your account. We mostly use this information to diagnose issues with the site.

We collect information when you submit content

When you submit content or any information to the Site we collect information such as your name, email address, username, and the IP address.

Sharing information

We generally do not share or sell your personally identifiable information to any third parties. However, we may share information if you give your consent, it is necessary for a third party to perform a task (as described in this policy), if it is necessary to comply with the law following a valid legal process, or if we were acquired or merged into another company.

External links

It should go without saying, but we’ll say it anyway: this website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites, unless we have specified them in this document.

Data security

We have adopted commercially reasonable technical, physical and administrative procedures to protect the confidentiality of the information that we collect on our site. However, the Internet is not a vault and data can be lost.

International visitors

Monolithic Constructors, Inc. is an Idaho based company — with corporate headquarters in Texas — whose servers are housed in the US. All personal information we collect from our international users is processed according to US law.

Policy changes

This Privacy Policy may be revised at anytime without prior notification. Changes will be posted to this document.

Contact us

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy or your information, please contact us at privacy@monolithic.com.

Cookie policy

We use a lot of cookies on this site. Until there’s a better way, we’re stuck with cookies, all of us. What we can do, however, is inform you about the cookies that we use and how you can opt-out from using them, if you choose.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small data files that websites store in your hard drive. They create a unique id that is associated with your browser. We use first-party cookies for analytics, which tell us about user activity on our site. We use third-party cookies to collect information about your habits across multiple sites and to provide advertising that is targeted to your interests. Our third-party advertising partners also use third-party cookies. More information about each is provided below.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help us understand how you engage with our site so that we can improve it. Google Analytics reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. The Google Analytics Privacy Policy can be read here.

Google Ad Products

We use Google Ads products like remarketing, similar audiences and interest categories on our site. Google uses the DoubleClick cookie to serve ads based upon your visits to this website. They also present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction on our website and other sites. You can adjust Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings. You may permanently opt-out of the Google DoubleClick cookie here.

Google FeedBurner for RSS

Our content is syndicated and distributed through Feedburner, owned by Google. When you subscribe to the RSS feed, your account is controlled by Google Accounts, and we have no access to the personal information you share with them. Read the Google Privacy Policy.

Acknowledgement

This privacy policy is based on the clearly written policy on boingboing.net. These terms are separate from their terms and in no way implies a relationship between BoingBoing.net and Monolithic.org. We are just very grateful for their good work and want to thank them.

Last revision — 5 February 2015