Disclaimer & Privacy Policy

Please note that no photos or blog post may be taken from this site without written permission from its owners. All content including photographs (where applicable), written content, graphics, logos and media are the property of Maria Thomas aka My Life as a Puddle. If using quotes, please remember to credit my blog properly. 

Please note that I, Maria Thomas, have some financial relationships with some of the merchants mentioned on this blog. I may be compensated if consumers choose to utilize the links located throughout the content on this site and generate sales for the said merchant. I am compensated for certain paid links and advertisements on this blog. You are not obligated to click on any link or buy any products that are advertised.

Per FTC guidelines, this website may be compensated by companies mentioned through advertising, affiliate programs, or otherwise. Any references to third party products, rates, or websites are subject to change without notice. Please do the appropriate research before participating in any third party offers.

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Privacy Policy

I take your privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes what personal information I collect and how I use it.

Routine Information Collection

All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. None of this information can personally identify specific visitors to this site. The information is tracked for routine administration and maintenance purposes.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Where necessary, I use cookies to store information about a visitor’s preferences and history in order to better serve the visitor and/or present the visitor with customized content. Advertising partners and other third parties may also use cookies, scripts and/or web beacons to track visitors to my site in order to display advertisements and other useful information. Such tracking is done directly by the third parties through their own servers and is subject to their own privacy policies.

Controlling Your Privacy

Note that you can change your browser settings to disable cookies if you have privacy concerns. Disabling cookies for all sites is not recommended as it may interfere with your use of some sites. The best option is to disable or enable cookies on a per-site basis. Consult your browser documentation for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out

All users and/or visitors to my website have the option to discontinue receiving communication from me and/or reserve the right to discontinue receiving communications by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe to my website, please send an email that you wish to do so to the email on my website. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe and/or opt-out.

Links to Other Web Sites

My website does contain links to affiliate and other websites. I do not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, I encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave my website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The aforementioned Privacy Policy agreement applies only and solely to the information collected by my website.

Security

My Life as a Puddle shall endeavor and shall take every precaution to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to my offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under my control.

Acceptance of Terms

Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy agreement. If you are not in agreement with my terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of my site. In addition, your continued use of my website following the posting of any updates or changes to my terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.