Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

Privacy is committed to protecting your privacy. Therefore, your use and implementation of the information and information request forms included in this website are covered under the following guidelines.

Privacy Act Notice: Disclosure of any information by you is strictly voluntary. For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes only. This site uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing responses to the Weird Coincidence Survey, the story analyses and other information to provide viewers with useful summaries of website activity.

Cookie Disclaimer – For site navigation purposes only, cookies are used in a limited manner. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. Cookies can make the Web more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular site. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many major websites use them to provide useful features for their customers. Cookies in and of themselves do not personally identify users, although they do identify a user’s computer. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you’d prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you do so.

External Links Disclaimer – The appearance of hyperlinks to external sites does not constitute endorsement by of the linked website or the information, products or services contained therein. Such links are provided consistent with the purpose of this website.

Terms of Service

A. You shall be solely responsible for Your Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with Your Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all Your Submissions and have all necessary consents to collect, use and disclose any personally identifiable information contained or displayed in any and all Your Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the Your Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Service.

B. You retain all of your ownership rights in your Your Submissions. However, by submitting Your Submissions to, you hereby grant Dr. Beitman and a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, and display  the Your Submissions in connection with the Website and related publications including but not limited to books and magazine articles. You also hereby grant each user of the Website a non-exclusive license to access Your Submissions through the Website. You understand and agree, however, that may retain, but not display, or distribute server copies of Your Submissions that have been removed or deleted.

C. In connection with Your Submissions, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner and the necessary consents from any individuals whose personally identifiable information is contained in such material to post the material and to grant all of the license rights granted herein.