Privacy & Disclosure Policies

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Privacy:
Effective May 7, 2018
This privacy policy governs the web site melindatodd.com and melsdoodledesigns.com.
Your privacy is very important to us.
We are talking about Mel’s Doodle Designs, the company, and the website at melindatodd.com and melsdoodledesigns.com. We may change or add to this privacy policy, so we encourage you to come back and read it periodically.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Information You Provide
We collect personal information when you submit your name, email address, phone # and any other information to us on this web site.
Information Collected Automatically.
Like many websites, we and our service providers, such as Facebook, use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to receive and store certain types of information when you interact with us through your computer or mobile device. Using these technologies helps us recognize you, customize your experience and make relevant marketing messages.
Here are some of the types of information we collect:
Log & Device data. When you visit our site, we may automatically record information (“log data”), including information that your browser sends whenever you visit our site. This log data may include your web address you came from or are going to, your device model, operating system, browser type, unique device identifier, IP address, mobile network carrier, and time zone or location.
Cookie data. We may use “cookies” (a small text file sent by your computer each time you visit our site) or similar technologies to record log data. When we use cookies, we may use “session” cookies (that last until you close your browser) or “persistent” cookies (that last until you or your browser delete them). To help us make e-mails more useful and interesting, we often receive a confirmation when you open e-mail from us if your computer supports such capabilities. You can opt out of receiving emails from us.
Please see the Your Choices section below.
Other Web Site Analytics Services. We use third party service providers such as Google Analytics, and JetPack Site Stats to provide certain analytics and user interactions services to us in connection with our operation of our site, including the collection and tracking of certain data and information regarding the characteristics and activities of our visitors. You may opt-out of third party cookies at Google Analytics. We do not currently recognize or respond to browser-initiated Do Not Track signals as there is no consistent industry standard for compliance.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We may use information that we collect about you to:
Provide our Products and Services. We will use your information to provide our products and services to you.
Understand and improve our products. We will perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, services or content offered by others. We do this to help make our products better and to develop new products.
Communicate with you.
We may send you emails about new product features or other news about us or on topics we think would be relevant to you. You may opt out of these at any time.
Responding to your requests. We will also use your information to respond to your questions or comments.
We may contact you to inform you about changes in our services, our service offering and other important service related notices such as changes to the privacy policy or about security or fraud notices.
We may develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our products and services on our site and on other sites;
We also may use your information to manage our business or perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
We use both personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information, and combinations of both types, as described above.
Sharing and Disclosure
We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated within this policy or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared.
We will share your information in the following ways.
With third party service providers, agents, or contractors. We use other companies, agents or contractors (“Service Providers”) to perform services on our behalf or to assist us with providing services to you. For example, we may engage Service Providers to process credit card transactions or other payment methods. Or, we may engage Service Providers to provide services such as marketing, advertising, communications, infrastructure and IT services, to provide customer service, to collect debts, and to analyze and enhance data (including data about users’ interactions with our service).
These Service Providers may have access to your personal or other information in order to provide these functions. In addition, some of the information we request may be collected by third party providers on our behalf. We do not authorize them to use or disclose your personal information except in connection with providing their services.
To comply with legal process or to protect Mel’s Doodle Designs. If we believe that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, legal or governmental request; to enforce applicable terms of use, including investigation of potential violations thereof; to protect the safety, rights, or property of the public, any person, or Mel’s Doodle Designs advisors as required by law; or to detect, prevent, or otherwise address, security or technical issues or illegal or suspected illegal activities (including fraud).
Business Transfers. We may engage in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, or similar transaction or proceeding that involves the transfer of the information described in this Policy. In such transitions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. In the unlikely event that we or substantially all of our assets are acquired or enter a court proceeding, you acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that your personal information can continue to be used as set forth in this privacy policy.
Your Choices:
E-mail. As described above, if you do not wish to receive promotional e-mails from us, you may opt out at any time.
Your browser’s help function should contain instructions on how to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or to not receive cookies at any time.
You can opt out of online targeted advertising by opting out within the advertisement itself or by visiting Digital Advertising Alliance.
Security
We believe we use reasonable administrative, logical, physical and managerial measures to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized access, use and modification.
Unfortunately, no measures can be guaranteed to provide 100% security. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of your information.
Our policy on children’s information
Our site is not directed to children under 13. If you learn that your minor child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us.
Changes to the Policy
We may change this policy from time to time, and if we do we’ll post any changes on this page. If you continue to visit our site after those changes are in effect, you agree to the revised policy. If the changes are significant, we may provide more prominent notice or get your consent on the new policy.
Contacting Us
If you have any questions or comments about this policy, please contact us at melindatodd@melindaodd.com
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This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on May 7, 2018. If you have any questions feel free to contact me directly here: melindatoddatmelindatodd.com

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Disclosure Policy:

The FTC requires bloggers to have a disclosure policy to keep you and I both safe. As this blog grows, opportunities to monetize it become available. While my goal is to encourage your walk with Christ, I’d like to be able to help out financially at home too, if possible.

  • I never review or promote a product or service that I don’t believe will benefit my readers.
  • Any products that I receive I have gotten free of charge and at no personal cost to myself.
  • Every piece of content has a financial impact.
  • Every piece of content may be used to promote products, services, and affiliate businesses.
  • Every contest and/or giveaway is paid by myself, unless otherwise noted.
  • My reviews may not always be positive in regards to a product or service but they will always be my honest and fair in my own opinion.
  • I promote affiliate partner businesses that are relevant to my readers. I will not necessarily note the use of an affiliate link every time.
  • I retain the right to provide select advertising and sponsorship across this blog property for the right partners and businesses.

Thank you to my wonderful readers who encourage ME everyday with their kindness and support. Each time you visit, you encourage my dream to write! I hope that I encourage you each time you visit as well. And maybe someday we will get the chance to sit down and share a real plate of real yummy cookies.

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