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 February 1, 2020. If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact me by e-mail at: [email protected]

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 [email protected] to be removed.

Access

If you need to access, amend or update any personal information, please submit a request to: [email protected]

Forget

If you would like us to erase your personal data, submit a request to: [email protected]

**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 Privacy Statement

Advertising.

This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here: www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy

For European Economic Area Residents

If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing.  If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact us at **insert contact email address here** and contact AdThrive at [email protected]. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences link at the bottom of the site. (Available in the EU.)

For California Residents

California law gives residents the right to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a “sale.” To opt out of the sharing of your information for advertising information, [(if your site does not use infinite scroll, include this wording) click the opt out link provided in the footer of this page] [(if your site uses infinite scroll, include this wording) click the opt out link provided at the end of the post]. You also have the right to request from us the categories of personal information that we have shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided. To make such a request, please contact us at [email protected]. To be clear we do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties, and the categories of third parties that we share information with for advertising purposes are supply side platforms, programmatic advertising exchanges, and demand side platforms.

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.

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 [email protected] 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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