Privacy/Disclosure Policy

Valid from 26 October 2010 / Updated: 16 May 2018

Content, Activity and Compensation
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by Danice. 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.

*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 and store your activity/information that is on a web site/blog. Your IP address and user-agent are shared with Google, along with performance and security metrics to ensure quality of service, generate usage statistics, and to detect address abuse. You can read about Google's Privacy Policy here: Google's Privacy Policy , and Google's Cookies Policy here: Google's Cookies Policy. 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.

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Random Number Generator (Random.org): Privacy/Cookies Policy

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YOO theme: Privacy/Cookies Policy.

Super Counters Free Online Users: Privacy/Cookies Policy.

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Personal Information Collection and Storage
Personal information is collected on a voluntary consent basis and may include your name, verification that you are at least 18 years of age, email address, location, physical address, and your website/blog url (address). Consent to providing this information and having read this blog's Privacy Policy is also required. This information is collected only by your voluntary consent if you request information from me, use my contact form, sign up to join my email list or request some other service or information from me. Subscribe by email is provided by: FeedBurner. You may un-follow this blog and/or unsubscribe from this blog's email notifications voluntarily at any time via your followers account(s) or your email account(s).

Personal information received from any visitor via the contact form will be used only for improving and/or operating this blog, and/or to comply with the law. This could involve disclosure of your personal information to law enforcement in response to a subpoena, court order or other government request. That information will not be sold to third parties.

Storage of contact form information will be for no longer than thirty days on this blog's private email account and EmailMeForm account, which are protected by a paid subscription to a reputable internet and email security system. You may request that your Contact Form information and/or Comments be removed from storage and deleted at any time via this: Request to Delete Form. To request knowing and/or updating your Contact Form information, the form is here: Request to Know-Update Form.

Comments and online profiles
Information that you choose to make public, such as on your profile or in your comments, is available for all to see. Choose carefully what information you decide to make public online.

Giveaways,Contests and Swaps
Must be at least 18 years of age to enter. You will need to supply voluntarily by consent your name, physical mailing address and email address to me and/or the swap partner (where applicable) 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.

*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 other 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.

Stumble Upon: Privacy/Cookies Policy

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Flickr-SmugMug: Privacy/Cookies Policy

Wordpress (Automattic): Privacy/Cookies Policy

Feedly: Privacy/Cookies Policy

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act regulates information that websites and 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. Upon knowledge of any comment or contact form information submitted to this blog, that information will be immediately deleted and removed.

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.

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