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Disclosure/Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

For My Think Big Life

Disclosure & Disclaimer

My Think Big Life is a personal website and blog written and edited by me, Sara Garska.  All opinions are my own and this material is for entertainment or information purposes.

For questions about this website, please contact sara@mythinkbiglife.com.

Feel free to use the sharing buttons located on this page to share posts on your social networks. Clear and proper credit must be given and any shared posts must link back to the original page. Do not copy and present material from this site as your own. Do not copy photos of my family for use outside of the posts and/or pages on which they originated.

My Think Big Life is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

All content provided on this website is for informational purposes only. I cannot guarantee accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. I am not liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. I am not liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. Remember, my website simply represents my personal experiences and opinions.

 

Privacy Policy

Effective date: August 27, 2019

Who we are

My Think Big Life ("us", "we", "I", "my", or "our") operates the https://mythinkbiglife.com/ website (hereinafter referred to as the "Service", "website",  or "site").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from https://mythinkbiglife.com/

We consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This Privacy Policy describes in detail the types of personal information collected and recorded by https://mythinkbiglife and how we use it.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

I collect your name, email address and other information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, complete my contact form, or comment on my blog.

EU users must provide affirmative consent when opting in to my newsletter. Either an unchecked checkbox on each opt-in form, or a page after the form is submitted, is present for subscribers to verify that they are consenting to receive marketing emails. If it remains unchecked, you will still receive the opt-in incentive but will not be subscribed to any lists.

I also collect information about visitors who comment via Akismet anti-spam service. This information includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Comments

I LOVE and welcome your comments on my blog posts, even if you don’t completely agree with me. However, please be respectful– remember– I’m a real person! I reserve the right to remove any comments at my discretion and without notice that do not contribute to the discussion or are rude, spam, discuss illegal subject matter, etc.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Do we use 'Cookies'?

Yes this site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser. In general, cookies are used to retain visitor preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics and to keep track of advertisements (such Google Adsense).

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Members of the EU are shown the Cookie Consent bar to inform them of my use of cookies.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, https://mythinkbiglife.com makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting service’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

  • Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

How long we retain your data

User data is collected for the purposes of the Site owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. We may be obliged to retain personal data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires (if any), personal data shall be deleted.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, have left comments, or used our contact form, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Third-Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties other than services mentioned in this policy to enhance or provide service of this website.

Contact Information

If you have questions about these policies, please contact us"

 

 

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