Cicada Mania

Dedicated to cicadas, the most amazing insects in the world.

Privacy Policy

We, Cicada Mania (, never give away or sell your information. We are a very small website, and only hope that you enjoy the site, and occasionally buy a t-shirt, mug or book.

Cicada Mania ( uses cookies to analyse user behavior, like determining which of our pages are the most popular so we can make more content like that, or to determine where our visits are coming from, so we can make more content for those locations. The analytics service we use is called Google Analytics. Google Analytics anonymizes data, so we have no idea who you actually are.

Cicada Mania ( collects names, email addresses and website URLs that people enter when they leave comments in the comment section of our News & Information pages. Paired with cookies, the website is able to identify you as you leave comments and converse with other visitors. We do not share or sell this information. The blog software we use is Wordpress.

We embed media from other sites like Flickr, Vimeo, Instagram and YouTube on occasion. These embeds usually use their own cookies as well. If you're concerned with their cookies, we encourage you to use your browser's privacy settings to block them.

Terms & Conditions

Cicada Mania ( is for entertainment & comedic purposes only, and its owner or contributors are not liable for any perceived harm or loss to anything or anyone. Always consult a professional (doctor, scientist, priest) and get a professional opinion; never trust a website, especially not this one. is not an educational website; please do not use it for educational purposes. is intended for human beings, 18 years of age or older.


  • The content found on the Cicada Mania site (limited to the domain is the property of the content's author.
  • Do not copy or paraphrase any of the site content (which includes text, descriptions and imagery) without the permission of Cicada Mania, and the content's author.
  • Use one of the free images, if you want to use one of our images for your site, science project, etc.


  • Any content posted to blog becomes the property of Cicada Mania, however, the poster bears the responsibility for any information posted on the board.
  • Spamming and advertising products on the Message Board are forbidden, and such posts will be removed.
  • Offensive language is also forbidden and such posts will be removed, when we get around to it.
  • When posting comments to the blog, refrain from submitting personal information, such as e-mail addresses, phone numbers or street addresses.

Cafepress Store

  • The Cicada Mania Terms & Conditions does not apply to the Cafepress t-shirt store.

Privacy Policy


  • Cicada Mania retains copies of all e-mail correspondences for as long as we feel necessary.
  • E-mail correspondences and e-mail address information are never shared with third parties.


  • Any informaton submitted in the form of a comment is public, and is freely available to anyone who can read the board.

Cafepress Stores

  • The Cicada Mania Privacy Policy does not apply to the Cafepress t-shirt store.


  • Issues with Cafepress orders should be directed to Cafepress Customer Service.
  • Can't see the images on the site: there is a caching proxy server between you and our web server, whether you know it or not. Try refreshing the page.
  • Any questions? Please send us an e-mail.