Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy for the website of Persimmon Tree magazine.

Information We Collect and How We Use It

We collect:

  • The IP Address (a string of characters identifying a computer or device on the internet) of all visitors to the website.
  • Basic personal information, including an email address, required to validate and activate free subscriptions to online site content and features.
  • Aggregate information on what pages website users access or visit, the time of day and duration of their stay.


  • We use this information to:
  • Improve the content and usability of our website;
  • Communicate with our subscribers;
  • Block security risks and site abusers.

  • We do NOT share this information with other organizations for any purpose.

    As you make donations:

    Persimmon Tree has contracted with PayPal (www.paypal.com) for online donations. PayPal protects your financial information with industry-leading security and fraud prevention systems. When you use PayPal, your financial information is not shared with the merchant. Once your payment is complete, you will be emailed a receipt for this transaction.

    Website Cookies

    The Persimmon Tree website uses cookies to ensure that only registered users view online content and features. We do not track which features or content each individual user visits and we do not associate or aggregate that information based on your email address.

    We do not use cookies to store any of your personal information.

    Contacting You

    If you do not want to receive e-mail from Persimmon Tree, please let us know by sending an email to us at info@persimmontree.org and telling us that you do not want to receive email from Persimmon Tree.

    Contacting Us

    Our Editor & Publisher is Nan Fink Gefen. Her contact information is editor@persimmontree.org.

    Our postal address is Persimmon Tree Magazine, 1534 Campus Drive, Berkeley, CA 94708








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