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Welcome to America Comes Alive!, a site I created to share little-known stories of America's past. These stories are about Americans - people just like you - who have made a difference and changed the course of history. Look around the site and find what inspires you. Kate Kelly

Privacy Policy

Welcome to America Comes Alive, located at www.americacomesalive.com and owned by Kate Kelly.

This privacy statement is being issued at this time because on May 25, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU (2016)/679 GDPR came into force in all EU member states. Because U.S. websites can also be accessed by Europeans, the same guidelines apply.

The GDPR applies to “personal data” gathered by a website, and it requires that all personal information be processed lawfully, fairly, and in a transparent manner, and only for legitimate purposes.

How is your data used?

At America Comes Alive, I use your information to keep track of and to reach out to those of you who have subscribed. You can manage your subscriptions by writing to me to request removal at any time: [email protected]

I also use visitor information to monitor my site to improve performance and to help decide what topics I cover. To that end, I use it to:

  • identify patterns to help develop, administer, support and improve the site and its features.
  • ensure that the content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your devices.
  • as part of my effort to keep the site safe and secure.

Like any business, I like to see how visitors arrive at my site. I use Google Analytics for this purpose. When I log in, I can see which pages readers have visited and the paths they took within my site. I do not see where readers go after they leave the site.

Some of the posts on America Comes Alive link out to other articles in order to provide you with more complete information on any given topic. These websites have their own policies, and if you access them through one of the links I provide, their own privacy statements apply.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the IP address and browser used by the person who is posting in order to identify and block spam. You retain the full right to request being removed from any mailings and to have any comment taken down.

Thank you for reading my site. I am always glad to hear from readers.

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