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Disclosure Policy

Updated May 11, 2018

This privacy policy sets out how My Perfect Storm uses and protects any information that you give while using www.myperfectstormblog.com

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

My Perfect Storm may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from date.

This blog is in compliance with Blogger FTC regulations to the best of the authors knowledge and capability.
 
This is a blog does accept some forms of cash advertising, or paid topic insertions as well as free products, services, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations when appropriate for our blog audience.
 
The compensation received will never influence the content, topic, or posts made in this blog. All advertising in the form of advertisements are generated through a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.
The owners of this blog are not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. the views and opinions expressed in this blog are purely the blog owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topics or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, 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.
 
The owners of this blog would like to disclose the following existing relationships:
We have an affiliation with Amazon.com as well as several other companies. When you click on the ad links the hits generated goes to help support our blog. Don’t ever feel like you have to buy anything from the sites because of that.
 
More from us:
 
 
Hey peeps! We wanted to just kind of write in our own words some of the guidelines that we have here on the blog, especially pertaining to reviews, giveaways, etc.
 
Our Reviews:
 
Our reviews on this blog will always be 100% honest. Whether a company sent us a product for free, or we bought it ourselves and just want to share with everyone, we will never give a misleading or positive review just because we got it for free. The whole point of this blog is to share all of the exciting things that we love, and love to do with our readers, not to mislead them into getting stuff that isn’t great.
 
Even though we won’t endorse a product that we didn’t like, we don’t derive any pleasure from slamming companies, products, etc. Just because a product didn’t work for us, doesn’t mean it won’t work for someone else. Our word isn’t law or anything. We will always detail why we didn’t like the product in our reviews, and you can make up your own minds from there.
We take our product reviews seriously, especially when companies send things for free. If we like the product we will do our best to drive traffic your way!
 
If you are are company and you send us something for review, it may take some time for us to review your item. We plan a lot of our posts a month in advance so sometimes it’s difficult to squeeze things in at the last moment, or give them a proper “trial run”. However we do try to post our reviews as soon as possible. If you have a specific deadline for whatever reason, please let us know when emailing us so that we will be well aware ahead of time.
 
Guest Posts: 
 
We occasionally like to have guests come in and post about something related to our blog content, or a subject that we are exploring at the time. Guests are most frequently friends of ours and we are not compensated for those posts.
 
Book Reviews:
 
We do review books on this blog as well as other products. The genre’s that we most frequently review are YA, Women’s Fiction, & Children’s. There are always exceptions to these categories. Sometimes we like to break out some Historical fiction, for example.
If you would like to submit a book for review please send your requests through email:
theperfectstormbffs at gmail dot com
 
COOKIE POLICY
We use cookies on our sites (www.myperfectstormblog.com and the subdomains associated with
www.myperfectstormblog.com ) (“our site”) for a number of purposes. They help us to provide you with a
good experience when you browse our website, and also allow us to improve our site. By continuing to
browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your
computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a
shopping cart or make use of the e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and
to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way
our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables
us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example,
your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the
links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed
on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this
purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use
them below.
First-party (IT Governance Ltd) cookies
This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies,
none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:
Visitor ID – this cookie is a numeric value that identifies unique visitors and provides coherence and
consistency to a site visit;
Page Number – this cookie identifies the page you are on;
Session ID – this cookie identifies your website session;
Test – this cookie checks whether or not your browser supports cookies;
Order – this cookie ensures that your shopping basket works correctly.
Third-party cookies
Our websites will set several types of third-party cookie, and we do not control the operation of any of
them. The third-party cookies which may be set include:
Google Analytics – we use Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not
include personally identifiable information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here:
http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
AddThis – the AddThis cookie is used when you use the ShareThis service on our website to share a link
with LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc. You can read the AddThis Privacy Policy here:
http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy.
Facebook Pixels – we use Facebook Pixels to retarget website users for Facebook ads. This means that if
you browse our website, you’re more likely to see our Facebook ads. You can view the Privacy Policy
here: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Leadpages – we use Leadpages to collect names and email addresses when offering upgraded content in
blog posts. This gives us the opportunity to continue to send out content to those people who signed up.
This is always a double opt-in option. You can find Leadpages Privacy Policy here:
https://www.leadpages.net/privacy
Askimet – we use Askimet to block spam comments. It’s a plug-in that blocks suspicious comments
(including suspicious IP addresses) so that we don’t have to spend huge chunks of time deleting spam
comments. You can view their terms of service right here: https://akismet.com/tos/
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of
all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential
cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site
 

What we collect:We may collect the following information:

  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather:

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Advertising

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. We may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website, one of which is http://www.gourmetads.com. These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, Web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Service Provider disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Opt Out

For information about opting out of Gourmet Ads and ad serving partners please visit http://www.gourmetads.com/about/privacy-policy

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.

 Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed
by BB. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you use “Services”, or
when you otherwise interact with us.
We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify
you by revising the “Last Updated” date at the top of this policy and, in some cases, we
may provide you with additional notice (such as by adding a statement to our website or
by sending you a notification). We encourage you to review our Privacy Policy whenever
you access the Services or otherwise interact with us to stay informed about our
information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.
Collection of Information
Information You Provide to Us
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information
when you create an account, participate in any interactive features of the Services,
subscribe to a newsletter or email list, participate in an event, survey, contest or
promotion, make a purchase, communicate with us via third-party social media sites,
request customer support or otherwise communicate with us.
The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, password,
postal address, phone number, gender, date of birth, occupation, employer information,
photo, payment information (such as your credit or debit card and billing address),
preference or interest data, and any other information you choose to provide.
If you provide an email address to invite a friend to participate in the Services, we will
collect that email address and use it to send your friend such an invitation.
Information We Collect Automatically
When you access or use our Services, we may automatically collect information about
you, including:
Log Information: We collect log information about your use of the Services, including your
Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, web request, access times, pages viewed, web browser,
links clicked and the page you visited before navigating to the Services.
Mobile Device Information: We collect information about the mobile device you use to access
our Services, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique
device identifiers, mobile network information and information about your use of our
mobile applications.
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We and our service providers
use various technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons.
Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us
improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services
are popular, and count visits. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in
our Services or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, and understand usage and
campaign effectiveness. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them,
please see “Your Choices” below.
Information We Collect From Other Sources
We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information
we collect through our Services. For example, if you create or log into your account
through a third-party social media site, we will have access to certain information from
that site, such as your name, account information and friends lists, in accordance with
the authorization procedures determined by such social media site; we may also collect
information about you when you post content to our pages/feeds on third-party social
media sites.
Use of Information
We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:
• Provide, maintain, improve and promote our products and services;
• Provide and deliver the information, products and services you request, process
transactions and send you related information, including confirmations and
receipts;
• Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and
administrative messages;
• Respond to your comments, questions and requests, and provide customer
service;
• Communicate with you about products, services, surveys, offers, promotions,
rewards and events offered by Company and others, and provide news and
information we think will be of interest to you;
• Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Services;
• Personalize and improve the Services and provide advertisements, content or
features that match user profiles or interests;
• Facilitate contests, sweepstakes and promotions, and process and deliver entries
and rewards;
• Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your
needs and provide you with better service; and
• Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
We are based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S.
law. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you
consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other
countries.
Sharing of Information
We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy
Policy:
• With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such
information to carry out work or perform services on our behalf;
• When you participate in the interactive areas of our Services, certain information
you provide may be displayed to other users, such as your name, photo,
comments and other information you choose to provide;
• In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance
with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation or legal process;
• If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies,
or to protect the rights, property and safety of Company or others;
• In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company
assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another
company; and
• With your consent or at your direction.
Social Sharing Features
The Services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the
Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on our Services with other
media, and vice versa. Your use of such features enables the sharing of information with
your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that
provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope
of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit
the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.
Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others
We may allow others to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet and to
provide analytics services. These entities may use cookies, web beacons and other
technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other websites,
including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked
and conversion information. This information may be used by Company and others to,
among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content,
deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests on our Services and other
websites and better understand your online activity. For more information about
interest-based ads, or to opt out of having your web browsing information used for
behavioral advertising purposes by companies that participate in the Digital Advertising
Alliance, please visit www.aboutads.info/choices.
Security
Company takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss,
theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Your Choices
Account Information
You may review, correct or modify information maintained in your online account at
any time by logging into your account and updating your profile information or by
emailing us at theperfectstormbffs@gmail.com. If you wish to delete or deactivate your
account, please email us at theperfectstormbffs@gmail.com, but note that some information
you provide through the Services may continue to be accessible (e.g., comments you
submit through the Services) and that we may continue to store information about you
as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may also retain cached or
archived copies of information about you for a certain period of time.
Cookies
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually
choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you
choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability or functionality of
our Services
Promotional Communications
You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by following the
instructions in those communications or by sending an email to
theperfectstormbffs@gmail.com. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional
communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.
Push Notifications/Alerts
With your consent, we may send push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You
can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your
mobile device.
Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at theperfectstormbffs@gmail.com