Disclosure/Privacy

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This policy is valid from 09 January 2014 and was last updated 25 May 2018.

11 Magnolia Lane found at https://www.11magnolialane.com/ (“Website”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

11 Magnolia Lane is a collaborative blog written by a group of individuals. For questions about this blog, please contact admin@11magnolialane.com.

Disclosure/Affiliate Program Policy

11 Magnolia Lane sometimes accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, links, paid insertions, buttons, topics, or other advertising in exchange for compensation in the form of link swaps, cash, discounts and/or product samples.

As blog authors,  we are sometimes compensated as mentioned above to provide our opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics, or to show how we utilize certain sponsor products in our projects. Even though we sometimes receive compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. In addition, we carefully screen all advertising or sponsored opportunities to be sure that they will be of interest to our readers, and we select only products or services that we would normally choose to use ourselves.  We will always give you our honest opinion and will not endorse a product or service that we do not believe in.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

Some links are affiliate links, meaning we get paid per click or when a reader directed by our site purchases a sponsor product, but the purchase price is not impacted for you, the reader/purchaser. You never pay a cent more than you would otherwise! Affiliate links work 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.

11 Magnolia Lane 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 links to Amazon.com.  As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

11 Magnolia Lane is a participant in the RewardStyle Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to their individual sites.  As part of this RewardStyle program, the Website will post customized links, provided by RewardStyle, to track the referrals to their respective partner websites. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

11 Magnolia Lane is a participant in other affiliate Programs provided by other websites or brands. Those affiliate programs also utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Hold Harmless Agreement

When you’re trying our tutorials, please know that our tutorials are the methods, steps and personal experiences that have worked for us (and featured bloggers).  We are not professionals, but enthusiastic amateurs.  Proceed with tutorials at your own risk and always test before implementing. Please be responsible by wearing proper safety equipment and techniques when using or operating any products or seeking professional assistance when required and needed.   Not every one will have the same results.

By reading this website and choosing to re-create any content on it, you acknowledge that you alone are responsible for your own actions and decisions and that 11 Magnolia Lane will not be responsible for any injuries or damages caused. This includes undertaking projects within your skill level and hiring a professional when necessary.

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

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. We will never sell your email address or any other information that you provide to us!  We hate spam, too!

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

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

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT 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, entering a giveaway, 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.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

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 notify you if you’ve won a giveaway;
  • 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.

THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

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 – We use Google Universal Analytics to track data about this blog and to obtain basic demographic information about our readers.  We in turn use that information to tailor our editorial content and advertising decisions to closely align with our readers’ interests.  Google uses advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers to obtain this tracking and demographic information, but only aggregate (i.e. not personally identifiable) data is accessed by us at 11 Magnolia Lane.  You can opt out of this data collection (not just for us, but for other websites), by clicking here to enable the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on (phew–that’s a mouthful!).

Convertkit – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.  Please refer to Convertkit’s privacy policy for further information.

At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time at the Website’s sole discretion.

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.

ANONYMOUS DATA

From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

PUBLICLY VISIBLE INFORMATION

If you create a user profile on the Website or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.  To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation.  Your email address will never be available publicly.  At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

You may also choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and Google Account.

Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.

COOKIES

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 above and 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.

ADVERTISING

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. (For detailed information, please see our “Advertising Privacy Policy” below.

Retargeting Ads

From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

Newsletters

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at admin@11magnolialane.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to admin@11magnolialane.com.

Amend – You may contact us at admin@11magnolialane.com to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to admin@11magnolialane.com.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

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.

CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

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 admin@11magnolialane.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

CONTACT INFORMATION

At any time, please contact us at admin@11magnolialane.com for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

Advertising Privacy Statement
This Site is affiliated with AdThrive, LLC (“AdThrive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site.  AdThrive uses standard and widely-available tools for the placement and serving of ads, including those provided by Google, Inc. and its affiliates. We publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests, AdThrive, Google and our other advertising partners will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.  Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

By using this Site, you consent to the use of such cookies and the sharing of data captured by such cookies with AdThrive, Google, and our other third party partners. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: https://adssettings.google.com. You can also opt out of the network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative’s multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: http://optout.networkadvertising.org. However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained.

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 AdThrive at info@adthrive.com. 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 icon. (Available in the EU.)

 

We treasure our readers and our ultimate goal is to make sure that 11 Magnolia Lane is a blog that gives you inspiration and information!

 

Comments

  1. Hi,

    If you are still living at the same place, you can turn the mirror to the landscape position and it would not interfere with the switch and still look gorgeous!

    Linda

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