Our Policy on Sharing
Are you interested in featuring one of our posts or photos? We would love you to, however, we only allow the use of one photo with a direct link back to the babbling blondes. You may not use more than one photo or more than 100 words of a post without our express written permission. You may not edit, crop, remove or add watermarks to our photos. All posts are copyright protected and as such, you may not repost an entire post, the steps to a tutorial or any part of a recipe. Please share on our social media platforms anything that links to our photos or posts, once published. If you have questions in regards to this policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
- To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular SSL. Any information collected through this backup is subject to their own privacy policies. Therefore we are not liable for any actions they take.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order, enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
- Keep track of advertisements.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since the browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
Can change your personal information:
- By emailing us
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
- Within 7 business days
We will notify the users via in-site notification
- Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
- Send you additional information related to your product and/or service.
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
- Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at email@example.com:
- Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email.
and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
The Babbling Blondes maintains an email list through Mailchimp. This is available for those who freely subscribe to the list via our third party server. Never will we add you to a list. The blog owner maintains these email addresses to send newsletters, blog posts, updates, and reminders. You may unsubscribe at any time using the unsubscribe button on the bottom of the email. We NEVER sell your email addresses to 3rd parties.
Occasionally you will see advertisers on our site. They might have cookies as well. We cannot control the cookies placed by third party links.
Occasionally, we have giveaways on our site. In this case, your information will be released to a third party for mail purposes only. Prior to us releasing your information we will contact you via email and gain permission. After, one month I will delete all emails, addresses, phone etc. from you from my site and email.
Links to Other Sites
Occasionally we will link to other sites. If you leave our site we do not have control over their site. Therefore, we are not responsible for any information you disclose once leaving our site.
We love comments on our site. By posting a comment, you are acknowledging that we will know your name, email address, and website. Never will we take this information and add you to our mail list. The owner of the blog reserves the right to delete or edit any comments made on the website which include spam comments, inappropriate language, offensive material, language, the attacking of others, or certain questionable links.
I want to make sure the information we publish is useful to our readers, I have implemented Google analytics demographics and interest reports on my website. I review anonymous data regarding gender, age, and interests to make content suitable for my audience. Although I receive this information, your identity is not provided to me and I will never attempt to figure out who you are.
You can learn how to opt-out of Google Analytics here or you can opt-out here
Please also visit our Disclosure section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at Disclosure.
We use BackUp WD and UpdraftPlus – Backup/Restore to back up our site. Any information collected through this backup is subject to their own privacy policies. Therefore we are not liable for any actions they take.
You may choose at any time to stop the collection or use information by opting out. To do so contact us through email firstname.lastname@example.org and include “opt out” in the subject line. If you would like to stop receiving emails contact us at the above email address and write unsubscribe in the subject line. Or click the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any email we send out.
Last Edited on 2018-06-21