Privacy Policy

Effective May 15, 2008
Updated March 2, 2012

The Civil War Traveler is a free service for people seeking information about visiting American Civil War battlefields and sites.

This Privacy Policy applies exclusively to information practices related to our website, Although this website contains links to many other websites, please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those, or any other sites. If you follow a link to another website and are concerned about Internet privacy, you should read carefully the privacy policy at that destination.

Personal Information Collected on This Website
No personally identifiable information is collected on this website from consumers who browse the website for information.

Personally identifiable information is collected on this website in three places:

  1. Our Free Info form, where fields are provided so that you can provide your name, email address, postal mailing address, and specific information requests. We collect this information so that our partners can send you information that you request and so that we can respond to comments you send to us via that form.
  2. Our Book Store. If you order books from us, we collect your information so that we can ship your order.
  3. Our e-newsletter subscription form.

We do not merge any of the personally identifiable information collected via these user-optional areas with other anonymous data collected on our website.

Anonymous Information Collected on This Website
Our statistical reporting service records anonymous data such as traffic logs, number of visits or clicks on a given page, pages viewed or links to our site. The service uses IP addresses and cookies for gathering website statistics.

This anonymous data is aggregated as part of managing, maintaining and reporting on use of our website. We may share this anonymous data with third parties for the limited purpose of reporting on use of our website, or to comply with applicable law.

None of this anonymous data is linked to personally identifiable information and we make no attempt to link IP addresses to the individuals who visit this site.

We do not use cookies on this website.

However, our advertising affiliate, Google Adsense, may use cookies.

Google Adsense is a third-party advertising company that serves ads when you visit our website. Companies such as Google may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Cookies are small chunks of data created by a web server, delivered through a web browser, and stored on your computer. They provide a means for websites that you visit to keep track of your online patterns and preferences, as well as identify you as a return visitor.

Our statistical reporting service(s) serve a cookie to note the anonymous web traffic described in the previous section of this Privacy Policy.

No personally identifiable information is collected by or linked to any of the cookies delivered on our site.

You have the ability to manage the use of cookies on your computer using controls in your web-browser. To learn more about how to manage cookies, visit

Changes to Our Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason. Notice of such amendments will be posted as an updated Privacy Policy on this website, and an effective date will be indicated. Users are encouraged to check our site frequently to review the current Privacy Policy in effect.

Please contact us with any questions about this website Privacy Policy.