Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") covers the information practices of Questions regarding this statement should be e-mailed to Front Matter has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our commitment to user and visitor privacy at our web site (the "Site") and within the services (the "Services") delivered by Front Matter. This Privacy Policy describes the ways we collect, use and share information. Our Privacy Policy applies whenever you visit the Site or use the Services.

Information Gathered

  • Registration Information: No registration is needed to visit the content of Front matter sites. When a visitor to the Site decides to register to become a member of or contributor to the Services, we require that the visitor provide their email address as contact information plus additional optional information such as their name and location. Members and contributors can choose not to provide this additional information by not entering it when asked.
  • Log Data and Activity Tracking: Plausible Analytics collects certain information automatically from visitors to the Site and users of the Services, such as Internet addresses, browser types, referring domains, timestamps (time page accessed as well as time spent per web page), as well as the specific pages the visitor has requested. This information is anonymized upon collection and no personalized information is stored from users. This information is logged to help deliver a better user experience, to diagnose technical problems, to support marketing activities and so that we may better administer the Site and the Services in order to constantly improve the quality of the Site and Services. A summary of the anonymized information collected is publicly available at
  • Cookies: Front Matter uses necessary cookies to enable your use of our website and its features as a member or contributor. Without these cookies, services we would provide (such as permitting log-in into the service and sending emails) cannot be provided. No additional cookies are used, and no cookies are used for visitors of the site who have not registered as a member or contributor.

When you provide us with personal information to register as member or contributor, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at This action will also cancel your member and/or contributor account.


We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.