Privacy & Cookies Policy
For the purposes of this policy, Amy Boyington/The Work at Home Mom will be referred to as “We”, “Our”, “Us”, or “Site/Sites”, and you, the user, will be referred to as “You/Your”.
What information do we collect?
We only collect information from you when you willingly give your information via a contact form, email, blog comment, giveaway entry, or on a public forum (like social media). When completing any of these tasks, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, social media handles, website URL, or phone number.
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 you clicked while you browsed.
We may log information using cookies (more information below) 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.
What do we use your information for?
We store and may use your information in one or more of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience. Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs, respond to your customer service requests, and contact you for other reasons related to your original request, giveaway entry, blog comment, etc.
- To improve our website and services. Using analytical platforms, we may use your information to understand more about our visitors (this data is anonymous), how they use the site, and what type of contact they’re interested in seeing.
- To notify you upon winning a giveaway and, with your consent, to transfer your information to the sponsor for prize fulfillment.
Note: We do not use an active email list for marketing or promotional purposes. However, if we respond to your original contact or about a giveaway and you’d no longer like to hear from us, simply reply to our email with the word STOP and we will promptly remove you from all future communication. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from any email communication.
We do currently use affiliate networks like Amazon Associates and ShareASale to monetize our sites. Cookies are used to track your clicks on those links and follow you through a purchase to properly credit us with the affiliate sale.
If you do not want cookies to track you, you can change your cookie settings via your browser. Please contact your browser’s customer service department for assistance.
How do you handle my personal information?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may release your information when asked to do so by law and we feel it’s necessary to comply.
Third Party Privacy
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective 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.
Affiliate Program Participation
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
How do I consent to this policy?
How do we protect your information?
We understand and respect the privacy and security of your information. We’ve gone the extra step to obtain and use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology even though we don’t collect any financial information.
www.theworkathome-mom.com / www.amyboyington.com
This policy has been updated on 1/26/19