Privacy/Disclosure Policy

This policy/disclosure is valid from 26 October 2010

Content, Activity and Compensation
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. This blog does not accept any form of advertising, sponsorship, or paid insertions. I write for my own purposes. I will never promote or endorse any type of illegal, discriminatory, pornographic, or "hate-based" activity. However, I may be influenced by my background, religion, or experience. While some may disagree with some of the content, all content is published within the above guidelines.

As the author of this blog, I will never receive compensation in any way from this blog. I am not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. If I claim or appear to be an expert on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my experience, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. Occasionally I do offer health tips based upon my own experiences. I am not a health care provider; please consult a professional for your specific medical needs.

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*All text and images are copyrighted by their respective owners. That is why this blog contains a no-right-click attribute. My own post text is written by me. My own images/photographs are marked with my copyright symbol, DGS, in black color and sometimes in white color, or a grey opaque bar. Please do not scrape (steal)this blog's content, nor post any of this blog's content, online or offline, to any social media networks, forums, boards, etc...*

Use of Cookies
Although this blog does not contain advertisements or analytical tools added by the author, Google does uses cookies in their research of online websites and blogs. Cookies remember your activity/information on a web site/blog. You can read about cookies and Google's Privacy Policy here: Google's Privacy Policy & Cookies. This blog does link to several social networks, which may also use cookies. You may consult their sites in regard to their policies. By deleting the browser history from your computer or other device regularly, you may choose to delete cookies. You may also choose whether to accept cookies.

Personal Information
Personal information is collected on a voluntary basis and may include your name, verification that you are at least 18 years of age, email address, location and your website/blog url (address). This information is collected if you request information from me, use my contact form, participate in a contest or giveaway, sign up to join my email list or request some other service or information from me. Giveaways, contests and swaps will require your physical mailing address and email address in order for you to receive prize(s).

Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for improving and/or operating this blog, and/or to comply with the law. That information will not otherwise be provided to third parties. The only exception will be that if you enter a swap, your email address and physical mailing address will be provided solely to your swap partner in order for you to receive prize(s).

Giveaways,Contests and Swaps
Must be at least 18 years of age to enter. You will need to supply your physical mailing address and email address in order for you to receive prize(s). This blog assumes no responsibility for errors, nor responsibility for the use/safety of the prizes won. All prizes are created with the best possible assurance that they are safe. Prizes are decorations only; not for use as toys. How the prize(s) are used is 100% the responsibility of the winner(s) once the items have been shipped. Upon entering a giveaway, contest or Swap, you consent that you have read, understand and agree to this Privacy Policy/Disclosure statement.

*Giveaways, Contests, and Swaps hosted by this blog will not be linked to any social networks as of November 2013. The only exceptions are Google+ and Blogger. Please do not post them to any other social networks*

Third-Party Links/Images and Text
This blog contains third-party links to relative sites and blogs, including social networks, some of which may use cookies. I am not responsible for the information or policies contained on those sites and blogs.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act regulates information that websites/blogs collect from minors. Although family-friendly, this blog and its activities (including but not limited to the contact form and email subscription) are intended for use by adults only.

Anyone who uses this blog's comment form simply as a venue to add a link to their unrelated and/or non family-friendly site or blog will not have their comments approved for posting. The comment form is for people who are interested in this blog's theme or related themes. Let's all be fair and treat others the way we want to be treated.