Mapping Main Street Privacy Policy

Mapping Main Street is a collaborative documentary media project. Its goal is to work with individuals in order to document the more than 10,000 Main Streets that exist in the United States, through photos, videos, and audio recorded stories. Mapping Main Street maintains the website, (the "Website"). All individuals who view or otherwise use the Website shall be referred to herein as "Users" (or "you"). Those Users who upload content regarding Main Streets (including but not limited to photographic and/or video content) to various third-party websites, for presentation via the Website, shall be referred to herein as "Uploaders." Viewing of the Website constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy [ and]. If you do not agree to and accept the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy [ and], please do not view the Website.

Mapping Main Street cares about and respects the privacy of its Users. If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or about the privacy of Website Users, please contact Mapping Main Street using the "Contact" link on the main page of the Website, or send an e-mail to info[at]

In order to make the site function as well as possible, the Website may at some point utilize "cookies" on your computer. Cookies enable web servers and web browers to remember information from your browsing of the Website and are recorded on your hard driver. They are meant to facilitate the ease of your viewing of the Website. If the Website utilizes cookies, you may disable cookies in your browser, but this may impair your ability to view the Website in its intended form.

Mapping Main Street may use Google Analytics to collect data from your computer in order to better understand the site's use and viewing. The information collected through Google Analytics is subject to Google's Privacy Policy, which is available at: . We will collect data related to your browsing of the Website, such as your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, but we will not collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address, social security number, or e-mail address.

Mapping Main Street will not, without your express consent, sell any of your information to third parties for direct marketing or any other purpose. However, in the event that Mapping Main Street is required by law or a court order to provide the information collected in the course of your browsing the Website, it reserves the right to do so. Furthermore, Mapping Main Street reserves the right to use the information it collects in order to establish, exercise, or defend its legal rights.

Mapping Main Street will not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. Viewing of the Website constitutes a representation that the viewer is over the age of 13. Please see the Mapping Main Street Terms of Use [] for further details.

The Website may provide links to external websites, which are not affiliated with Mapping Main Street and which have Privacy Policies that may be different from this one. Please be sure to read the Privacy Policy of any external website that you visit. In particular, Mapping Main Street provides links to content hosted on Vimeo and Flickr. The Vimeo and Flickr Privacy Policies are available at and, respectively.

This Privacy Policy is subject to change with or without notice; please check back to ensure that you are apprised of any relevant updates.

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