alt concepts inc. Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 1, 2017 to add information about Take Control Books and clarify several other points.

alt concepts inc. is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy, which applies to the following sites: Take Control Books, Joe On Tech (including the joeMail mailing list), Interesting Thing of the Day,, SenseList, Spectatrix, Truffles for Breakfast, The Geeky Gourmet, and alt concepts.

Note: If you’re wondering whether you should trust privacy policies at all, read FlippedBITS: Do Privacy Policies Mean Anything? by alt concepts publisher Joe Kissell. We also urge you to take additional steps to protect your privacy, as covered in his book Take Control of Your Online Privacy.

What This Privacy Policy Covers

Information Collection and Use

alt concepts collects personal information when you buy a Take Control or Joe On Tech book; when you sign up for a Take Control, Interesting Thing of the Day, or joeMail mailing list; when you contact us by email (including the use of a contact form on one of our sites); when you leave a comment or fill out a survey on one of our sites; and when you make a donation or other payment.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Aggregate information about alt concepts mailing lists (such as the total number of subscribers) and web visitors may be discussed in alt concepts publications, used for promotional purposes, or disclosed to sponsors or advertisers.

However, alt concepts does not rent, sell, or share your personal information with other people or companies, except if:

Cookies and Web Beacons

Some of our websites set and access cookies on your computer or mobile device.

Your Ability to Edit and Delete Your Account Information and Preferences

Confidentiality and Security

Changes to This Privacy Policy

alt concepts may update this policy. We will notify subscribers about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to you by email or by placing a prominent notice on our site.

Questions and Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us using this form or at:

alt concepts inc.
4142 Adams Ave. Ste. 103-619
San Diego, CA 92116-2594
+1 (619) 929-0537