Privacy Policy

This is the web site of ARAS, the Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism.

Our postal address is: ARAS, 28 East 39th Street, New York City, NY 10016.

Our e-mail address is:

ARAS respects the privacy of our members, donors, and all others who visit our site. Our privacy policy reflects this.  When you visit our web site, we do not track your e-mail address or Internet domain.  We collect the e-mail addresses and names of those who communicate with us via e-mail and volunteer their address to us.  We follow a strict anti-spam policy, sending only e-mail that has been requested.

We do not share e-mail addresses or any other personal information that users give us with any other person, organization, or business, unless a user has previously consented to this explicitly.  If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us e-mail or writing to us at the addresses above. You may opt out at any time.

For members, we do track usage of the overall site and specific images to ensure compliance with user agreements and to help us improve the site.  This includes the use of cookies, IP address tracking, and logging of image access. We may also use services such as Google Analytics to track web statistics. In this case, Google will place a “3rd party cookie” on your computer.

If you choose to become a member of our site, your payment will be processed by Stripe. They are a trusted third-party vendor and their privacy policy may be found here:

We are a banner ad-free site.  We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

From time to time, we may wish to use information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice.  If that happens, we will first contact users to obtain their consent and post the policy changes on our Web site.

We take appropriate security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site.  If you feel that this site is not following its stated privacy policy, please contact us at one of the above addresses.