Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Keep it Beautiful Designs 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 it will be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and if you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact me at  keepitbeautifultoday1@gmail.com

The privacy of our visitors at Keep It Beautiful Designs is important to us. The purpose of this privacy policy is to outline the types of personal information that is received and collected by Keep It Beautiful Designs, and how it is used. 

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. In addition, you are able to create a user profile, which allows you to create a username and password. We will store the username, but your password will not be visible in our records.
Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources.  You may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile.  If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile, we will receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account.  The Website utilizes the Facebook commenting system, so if you choose to comment on a Website post, your profile picture will appear.
Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
·      To operate and maintain the Website;
·      To create your account, identify you as a user of the Website, and customize       the Website for your account;
·      To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email         promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
·      To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails,  confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
·      To respond to your comments or inquiries;
·      To provide you with user support;
·      To track and measure advertising on the Website;
·      To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity. 

This website may use third-party service providers. Each third-party provider use of your information is dictated by their privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
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).
If you leave your name/email address/website URL in a comment, it can be publicly visible.
You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and Google Account.
Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.
The Website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
Display Ads
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above.
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at keepitbeautifultoday1@gmail.com to be removed from our mailing list.
Access, Amend & Update - If you need to access, amend or update any personal information, please submit a request to keepitbeautifultoday1@gmail.com.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to keepitbeautifultoday1@gmail.com.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at keepitbeautifultoday1@gmail.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
At any time, please contact us at keepitbeautifultoday1@gmail.com for questions related to this Privacy Policy. 
Disclaimer of Liability:
The author of this website assume no liability for the up-to-dateness, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided on the website. We assume no liability whatsoever for results obtained or loss or damage incurred as a result of application of any information presented herein. The various home improvement, lifestyle opinions & decorating methods, suggestions, and tutorials on Keep It Beautiful Designs are not free from error. Keep It Beautiful Designs cannot be held responsible for your personal safety or the outcome of your home design or home improvement undertakings.
Any comments that are considered un-friendly or inappropriate will be deleted. Comments are approved at the discretion of the blog author.
Keep It Beautiful Designs hosts giveaways and only works with companies that we feel would be of interest to our readers. We facilitate giveaways but usually do not mail prizes ourselves (this is done by the company providing the giveaway product). All giveaways are subject to provincial and federal sweepstakes laws.
Disclosure Policy:
Keep It Beautiful Designs is a for-profit blog. It contains advertisements throughout the site. The blog accepts cash advertising, sponsored posts, product reviews, or other forms of compensation on occasion. All sponsored posts will be identified within the post, and any opinions/findings/experiences on any free products received will be honest. All sponsored posts are written by Alicia Malcolm-Robinson. No guest paid posts are accepted on the blog.
Notice Regarding Online Behavioral 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.

These policies are subject to change without notice. Updated as of May 23, 2018.

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