Privacy Policy

Who we are

Multiplicity Literary Magazine and Multiplicity Blog are creative writing publications of the MFA in Creative Nonfiction Program at Bay Path University. Our website address is:

We are committed to protecting your privacy

Any information you voluntarily provide to us through our website, such as an email address, name, or phone number, will never be sold or traded to other colleges, universities, non-profit organizations, or businesses.

Information you provide to us

To communicate effectively with visitors to our website and to receive and process submissions to our blog and our literary magazine, we may ask you for personally-identifiable information such as your name, email address, or phone number. Multiplicity Literary Magazine and Multiplicity Blog will never sell or trade personally-identifiable information you voluntarily provide to us such as your name, email address, or phone number, to other colleges, universities, nonprofit organizations, or businesses unless one or more of the following conditions apply:

  • We have your consent to share the information.
  • We are sharing such information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal processes.

Information gathered automatically

Unless you take steps to browse the Internet anonymously, or opt-out, Multiplicity Literary Magazine, like most institutions and organizations on the Internet, tracks web browsing patterns to inform understanding of how our sites are being used.

The generic information we collect is based on IP address, which is the location of a computer or network, and is not linked to your specific email address in any of the reports or other material compiled by Multiplicity Literary Magazine, Multiplicity Blog, or Bay Path University. We will not associate your IP address and web usage data with any other information held by Multiplicity Literary Magazine or Multiplicity Blog that can specifically identify you unless required to do so by law.

Our website may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website includes your IP address. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Please visit the following pages for more information on Google Analytics terms of use and Google’s privacy practices. To opt out of the Google Analytics Advertising feature please visit Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


Generic information is collected through the use of “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to evaluate usage patterns so that we can improve both content and distribution. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, doing so may prevent you from using the full functionality of all of our website.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

Those other websites may use cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from your website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads. Facebook users can opt-out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting using the following links and

External links

Our website may also contain links to external websites not owned by, or officially affiliated with, Multiplicity Literary Magazine, Multiplicity Blog, or Bay Path University in any way. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Social media guidelines

Multiplicity Literary Magazine and  Multiplicity Blog moderate all comments on the social media channels affiliated with this website and blog. We reserve the right to remove comments that include profanity or inappropriate language. We will also remove comments that attack or disparage anyone associated with Multiplicity Literary Magazine and Multiplicity Blog, including staff members, contributing writers or artists, volunteers, students, alumnae, or any member of the our community or the Bay Path University community. Repetitive comments and comments that are not relevant to the original post or article may also be deleted.

Anyone whose comments are consistently unacceptable will be blocked from official Multiplicity Literary Magazine and Multiplicity Blog social media accounts.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Privacy Caution

As you browse the Web, remember that no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. No website, including ours, can guarantee the absolute security of information that you transmit online services. As you use our site or any other, practice safe browsing. We recommend that you use the security features available on your computer, devices, and software to maximize the safety of your Personal Data.

Acceptance of this Privacy Policy

By using the Multiplicity website based at, you acknowledge that you have read this Privacy Policy and you agree to the terms stated in it. You authorize use and storage of your Personal Data as specified in this policy. You also agree to the automatic collection and use of non-personally identifying data via cookies and other technology as specified in this Privacy Policy

If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use this website.

Multiplicity Literary Magazine and Multiplicity Blog reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes.

This policy and all of our legal obligations are subject to the laws of Massachusetts and the USA, regardless of the location of any user. Any claims or complaints must be filed in the USA in the State of Massachusetts.

Changes to this Privacy Policy



Multiplicity Literary Magazine, Multiplicity Blog, their Web hosting providers, their advertisers, and their ad serving and tracking companies sometimes utilize “cookie” technology. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognize and remember you. Our site sends cookies to your Web browser and they are stored on your computer or device. When you visit the Multiplicity website at, we may automatically collect information from you through cookies or a similar technology.

We use cookies in many ways to improve your experience on our site. We may use them to keep you signed into your account, to understand how you use our site, to show you content that may be of interest to you. Cookies can trigger essential services, improve performance, enhance functionality, or deliver advertising relevant to your interests.

We may allow our third-party partners or advertisers to use cookies.

You can stop your browser from accepting cookies by changing the browser’s cookie settings. Please consult the Settings and Help information for your browser for instructions on how to adjust your cookie settings.

Cookies are optional for our website; you may still use the site if you disable the cookie settings of your browser.

If you would like to contact us about our cookie policy, please email