Disclosure & Privacy Policies

Privacy Policy:

This privacy policy sets out how ‘A Pretty Life in the Suburbs’ uses and protects any information that you give while using this site.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on May 1, 2018. If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact me by e-mail at: jo-anna@aprettylifeinthesuburbs.com

The privacy of our visitors at ‘A Pretty Life in the Suburbs’ is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by ‘A Pretty Life in the Suburbs’, and how it is used. WE NEVER SELL YOUR INFORMATION.

Regarding Your Personal Information

Opt-Out

You can opt-out of future communications by following the “unsubscribe link” in our email. You can also e-mail jo-anna@aprettylifeinthesuburbs.com to be removed.

Access

If you need to access, amend or update any personal information, please submit a request to: jo-anna@aprettylifeinthesuburbs.com

Forget

If you would like us to erase your personal data, submit a request to: jo-anna@aprettylifeinthesuburbs.com

**Please Note** We may need to retain certain information when required by law.

What Information Is Collected: 

  • Information you voluntarily submit: from commenting on this site, subscribing to newsletters or submitting a contact form
  • Automatically collected information: when you access this website: IP address, operating system, browser, date/time, referring websites, pages you viewed and actions like links you may have clicked while visiting this site.
  • Information collected from others: any third party software my transfer information to us
  • Cookies: log information using cookies stored on your browser. Session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain until deleted by you.

Ways This Information May Be Used:

  • Operate/Maintain this website
  • Sending promotional information (which will include opt-out instructions)
  • Sending administrative communications
  • Responding to your comments/inquiries
  • Provide user support
  • Track/measure advertising
  • Protect, investigate and deter against unauthorized/illegal activity

Third-Party Information:

This website may use third-party service providers. Each third-party provider use of your information is dictated by their privacy policies.

Currently this website uses the following third-parties:

  • Google Analytics: tracks website usage and provides information regarding referring websites and user action on this site capturing your IP address
  • MadMimi: email updates and newsletters. We only store your name and email.

This list may be amended by the discretion of this website, ‘A Pretty Life in the Suburbs’.

Anonymous Data:

We may use data (which does not identify you alone) for the purposes of marketing, advertising or other uses (example analytics/information collected from cookies).

Public Information:

If you leave your name/email address/website URL in a comment, it can be publicly visible.

Cookies:

We use cookies on this site. These cookies:

  • Store visitors’ preferences
  • Record user specific information on pages they visit/access (to ensure they are not sent the same banner ads)
  • Customize content for this site
  • Used by third parties (like in Google Analytics described herein)

**Please Note** Users may prevent the setting of cookies by setting your internet browser and deny cookies for this website. Any cookies that may be set can be cleared from the cache of your internet browser. If you deactivate cookies in your browser, this may result in all functions not working properly on this website.

Advertising:

Display Ads

We use third-party advertising companies to serve content/ads when you visit ‘A Pretty Life in the Suburbs’. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this site, and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit here.

This blog, ‘A Pretty Life in the Suburbs’, does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit to this blog other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies.  You can turn off the use of cookies at any time by changing your specific browser settings.

Retargeting Ads

This website may engage in targeting efforts with third-party companies (eg. Google, Facebook, Instagram) to market this website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on your past visits to the website.

Sponsored Content

‘A Pretty Life in the Suburbs’ engages in sponsored campaigns with various influencer brands, networks and agencies. This content is disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. These sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels (beacons) which may contain cookies to collect data to track usage and audience. This information is collected by the companies, and no personal information is collected by this website in conjunction with these tracking pixels.

Affiliate Participation

At times, ‘A Pretty Life in the Suburbs’ engages in select affiliate marketing/advertising programs.  This means that if you click and/or make a purchase through affiliate links on this site, I may make a commission from that click and/or purchase.  Always, all opinions are my own, and all brands I feature represent what I personally like and support.

Tracking links are embedded in this website. If you click on an embedded link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser. This allows the company to track sales for the purposes of commissions on the sales.

Newsletters:

This website has a voluntary newsletter subscription (with opt-out instructions), through MadMimi. Sent newsletters may contain tracking pixels. These pixels allow us to see if/when you open an email, and any links in the email you may click. This information helps us to create more engaging newsletters by looking at the behaviour of our audience. This information is not passed to third parties.

Sensitive Information:

NEVER submit sensitive information on this website. This would include information like social security number, social insurance number, race/ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, or ANYTHING that you do not want people to have access too. If you choose to submit this type of information, it will be subject to the Privacy Policy on this website.

Regarding Children:

This site does not KNOWINGLY collect personal, identifiable information from anyone under the age of 16. Please contact jo-anna@aprettylifeinthesuburbs if you feel we need to remove any information from our records.

‘A Pretty Life in the Suburbs’ is not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.

 

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