Saturday, November 21, 2009

Privacy Policy and Disclosure


Fair Use Policy

You are free to share this blog or links to its contents.  However, it is not to be used for monetary gain or on other websites/blogs/institutions etc. that are for profit unless prior written approval has been given.

My blog is copyrighted and can not be copied and reproduced (either in print or electronic form) without prior written consent.  Reproduction of my text and / or photos may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

If you would like to feature an idea from my site, please feel free to do so.  Please use only 1 photo and add a title or short description.  Supply lists and tutorials can not be copied, pasted or reused even if re-written in your own words.

All work used/referenced must be attributed to Simply Designing, http://simplydesigning.net, the direct blog post URL AND through use of proper linking.  Please email me or comment on my post to let me know you've featured me!

All work used/referenced must be attributed to Simply Designing and http://simplydesigning.net both written reference and through use of proper linking.

If you alter, transform or build upon this work, or recreate it yourself, you may distribute the resulting work only under the same attribution rules. With the understanding that any of the above conditions can be waived if prior written permission is given.

As such, any work on this site that is not uniquely my own, I will do my best where possible to reference or site the source and link to other websites/blogs as appropriate.

See the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike policy for more information.

Privacy Policy

Simplydesigning.net and its publisher values the privacy of its clients and blog site viewers. Any personal information that may be made available to this blog and blog publisher shall be kept confidential. Scenarios where this might happen include users emailing, commenting, posting, requesting information, requesting inclusion in an email or other mailing list, submitting an entry for contests or other promotions etc. Personal information that is provided by you in any of the above examples or for any other reason shall be kept confidential.

Any information provided by you will be used only for the intended purposes and will not be transferred or sold to third parties without your consent, except under the limited conditions described under the section entitled “Information Sharing and Disclosure” below.

Domain Information Collection

This blog publisher may collect domain information to enable us to analyze how our visitors use this site. This data enables us to become more familiar with how often this site is visited, and what parts of the site are visited most often. The blog publisher uses this information to improve its Web-based offerings, site statistics and nothing else. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part. Any information collected will be kept confidential.

Use of Cookies and Tracking User Traffic

Some pages on this site may use “cookies” – small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. A cookie file can contain information such as a used ID to track the pages visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. These files are used for site customization.

Some parts of this site may also use cookies to track user traffic patterns. The blog publisher does this in order to determine the usefulness of our blog information to our users and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information.

Please note that cookies cannot read data off of your hard drive. Your web browser may allow you to be notified when you are receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it or not. If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse cookies when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. By not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information from this site.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions listed below:

• Consenting to share your information to a third party service provider working on our behalf to serve you
• Requiring us to provide you with a product or service
• When clicking on any third party links or advertisements on this blog

Internet Security

The blog publisher strives to protect your personal information; however, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet.

Links to Third Party Sites

This site may contain links to other sites. The blog publisher does not share your personal information with those Web sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.

Third parties may serve content and/or advertisements and collect information directly from visitors and may or may not place or recognize cookies on visitors’ browsers. As always, be careful when giving away your personal information on the internet.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The blog publisher reserves the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be posted on this site.


We disclaim all liability for these matters. Further, by using/reading/participating with this blog in any manner, you agree to indemnify and hold simplydesigning.net and its blog publisher harmless from all claims, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) relating to the content of this site.

Disclosure


This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact  Ashley at simplydesigning@gmail.com

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner of this blog is sometimes compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner of this blog receives compensation for some of the posts or advertisements, she always give her honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers' 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.

The owner of this blog does her best to indicate relationships in each post that is sponsored in anyway according to FTC regulations.

This blog does not purposefully contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Advertising

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this 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 see: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy or Disclosure, please email me at simplydesigning@gmail.com