TheHopefulRealist.com is the personal website of Robert MacNeil Christie, PhD, author of At the Edge of illusion: Facing the New Great Transformation and other publications. This site is maintained for the sole purpose of providing information, updates, analysis, and general communication related to the changing conditions and human responses as we move deeper into the Anthropocene, and for exchanging ideas, information, and perspective with persons who visit the site.
Your privacy is critically important to us.
Like most website operators, Thehopefulrealist.com 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 and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our site’s visitors use the website. From time to time, Thehopefulrealist.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Thehopefulrealist.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on blog posts. Thehopefulrealist.com only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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We do not store your name and email on our site. If you sign up to receive newsletters using a form on the site, the information is securely stored at our mail service, whose compliance is certified in accordance with the EU-U.S./Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks.
Thehopefulrealist.com may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Thehopefulrealist.com may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Thehopefulrealist.com does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
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