Voluntarily Submitted Information
You may voluntarily submit personal information on the Website, such as your name and email address and payment information. For example, by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, opting in for a free download, submitting a form or making a purchase.
Automatically Collected Information
Like many other websites, this Website makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement around the site and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any personally identifiable information.
The Website uses both session cookies and persistent cookies to store information on your browser. This information is stored to provide you with a more personalized experience when visiting the Website. Session cookies will expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain on your browser until deleted.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found on your browser’s website.
Automatically Collected Information may be used in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website.
- To create an account, complete a transaction, identify you as a user of the Website and customize the Website for you.
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email will provide a link at the bottom so you can opt-out of future mailings.
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts.
- To respond to your comments or inquiries.
- To provide you with user support.
- To track and measure advertising on the Website.
- To protect, investigate and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third-Party Use of Personal Information
Your information may be shared with third parties when you explicitly authorize it. The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Third-party ad servers or ad networks
The Website currently uses the following third-party ad servers or ad networks: Amazon, Facebook, Google, Pinterest, MediaVine. Please refer to their respective Privacy Policies for detailed information about how your data is used.
Except when required by law, I will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent. I may disclose or transfer your personal information in the event a third party acquires all or a portion of this business.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
Anonymous data, which does not identify you, may be used alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.
Publicly Visible Information
If you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. Your email address will not be publicly visible.
You may also choose to log in through a third party account such as Facebook or Google. When you do this, other users may see your username, avatar, profile description and information you’ve included on your public profile for the respective linked account.
Your Personal Information Rights
You may request to access or amend your personal information by submitting a request via email to [email protected] In certain situations, you may request that your personal data be erased or forgotten. Please note that I may need to retain certain information for record-keeping, to complete transactions or to abide by the law.
Affiliate Program Participation
Posts on this Website may contain affiliate links. As an affiliate, I earn from qualifying purchases. I am a participant in several affiliate advertising programs, including but not limited to Amazon Associates, Etsy and ShareASale.
These affiliate relationships provide a means for website owners to earn a money for linking to their products or services. If you click on an affiliate link and purchase something within the allotted time period determined by each individual associate, I will receive a small commission. Purchasing a product through an affiliate link(s) does NOT result in additional charges to you.
Mentions of affiliate links may or may not be noted in every reference, but there is a disclaimer at the bottom of each post that affiliate links may be used.
There are times where I may be compensated to provide my opinion on a product, service, website. These types of posts or advertisements will always be clearly labeled at the top of the page to inform readers that I am receiving compensation in exchange for my review. Even though I may receive compensation, I will always give an honest review the topics or products on this Website.
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This Website does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest. The compensation I receive through affiliates and advertisements will never influence the content, topics or posts on this Website. The views and opinions expressed on this Website are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
Please note: I am not a professional. The information contained in this website is for entertainment and general information purposes only. By using this website and the information contained in this website you agree and understand you are doing so at your own risk. I make every effort to keep the information up-to-date and correct. If you find an error or omission please write to [email protected].
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This page is subject to change without notice and was last updated on October 18, 2019. Contact the site owner (Amy Fedele) directly with any questions at [email protected].