Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

BeyondTheNorms (BTN) respects your privacy and is committed to safeguarding your privacy while online on this site. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site.

Log Files

Like most standard Web site servers, BTN uses log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. E-mail Subscription

If a user wishes to subscribe to our articles via e-mail (powered by Feedburner), we ask for contact information such as name and email address. Out of respect for the users’ privacy, a way to opt-out of these communications is provided.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. BTN uses cookies for tracking visitors’ activity. Some of its partners use cookies on this site (for example, advertisers). However, BTN have no access to or control over these cookies once we have given permission for them to set cookies for advertising. You can choose not to accept cookies by modifying your browser settings. At any time, you may remove any cookie stored on your hard drive by deleting them in your browser’s settings section.

Google, one of the third-party advertisers, may add a cookie to determine targeted advertisements based on your preferences and your visit to the site and other sites on the internet. You can choose to opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.


BTN contains links to other sites. Please be aware that BTN is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. BTN encourages each users to be aware when they leave the site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.


BTN uses outside ad companies to display ads on this site. These ads may contain cookies and are collected by the ad companies, and we do not have access to these information. We work with the ad companies: Google Adsense, Adbrite, Chitika and Infolinks. Please check their websites for respective privacy policies.

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding this website’s privacy policy, please contact the administrator at, or use the Contact Form on this site.