Privacy of journalists’ email addresses
8.5M considers your contact information to be private and confidential. We will NOT disclose it to any other entity unless you specifically authorize us.
When you sign up for the website
When you, as a journalist, sign up for the website, you will receive occasional emails from 8.5M following national breaking news stories that impact Muslim, Arab, and South Asian American communities. You may receive emails updating you on the website, but those will be rare. You can remove yourself from our e-mail list at any time, and simple instructions on how to remove yourself will be included in any e-mail you receive.
When you are featured on the website as an expert
When you, as an expert, are included in the database, your email address and phone number will be hidden from public view. Access to your contact information will only be available after a journalist signs up for alerts and their request is approved by 8.5M staff.
Resale or disclosure of information to third parties
We do not share or otherwise disclose any personal information, including your name, address or email addresses with other organizations. Only 8.5M staff and our authorized agents have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to our site.
Browser information collected on our website
As with any website operator, 8.5M analyzes our website logs to constantly improve the value of our website. We use an external service to provide real-time reporting to us and our authorized agents of browser accesses to our site. This reporting includes page views, unique views, unique visitors, repeat visitors, frequency of visits, and peak-volume traffic periods. We do not use this service to gather, request, record, require, collect or track any Internet users' personally identifiable information.
Personalization of Content
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We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving financial data from our site. In addition, we have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss or misuse of information at our site that we have collected from you.