Privacy and Disclosure Policy
Hi there! Thanks so much for stopping by. Let’s go over a few of our Privacy and Disclosure Policy terms while you are here.
This site uses “cookies”.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
Enabling these cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
How to control cookies
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
Your personally identifiable information will never be sold, traded or transferred to third parties. This is not limited to our web host, Google Analytics or our email marketing service or any other company that helps us to conduct business or serve our users, as long as those parties agree to confidentiality. Should it be required in order to comply with the law, enforce our site policies or protect users’ rights, this information may be released.
Non-personally identifiable user information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies and, therefore, we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Feedback regarding these sites is welcome, as we take the integrity of our site seriously.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact me here.
This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
I may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though I may receive compensation for my posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
This website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links on the website. If you click on any affiliate link on this website, a cookie may be placed on your browser to track any sales for the purposes of commission.
As part of these affiliations, this website will post customized links, provided by affiliates, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
This website makes use of affiliate relationships with merchants for monetization. This means when you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in a commission that is credited to this site. The affiliate programs include Amazon.com, Sharesale.com, Target.com, Modcloth.com, and NightInBoxes.com.
I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon and affiliated sites.
TYPE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
This includes information you voluntarily submit to this website. Information such as your name, email address, etc. This information may be submitted via comments, newsletter/opt-in subscriptions, or contact form messaging.
THIRD PARTY INFORMATION
If you are utilizing third-party software through this website, this information may transfer to us for fulfillment of action.
AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION
This website automatically collects certain information about you and the device with which you access. For example, when you use this website, it will log anonymous data like, but not limited to, IP address, operating system, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, dates/times you accessed the website, and usage duration. This website may also collect information about actions you take when using the website, such as links clicked.
HOW PERSONAL INFORMATION IS COLLECTED
Personally information can be collected in a number of ways including but not limited to: direct entry (when subscribing, commenting, entering giveaways, or sending communication), automatic entry while navigating site, or through third party sources when utilize services associate with the website.
HOW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE USED BY THIS WEBSITE
The personal information obtained may be used in the following ways: website operations and improvements, providing subscription services/freebies as requested, promotional information like newsletters (every newsletter has unsubscribe option if desired), administrative communications (confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, security alerts, etc.), communication responses, website usage tracking, to protect/investigate/deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information may be disclosed to the following recipients: third party service providers (as noted under “third party information”, to maintain, operate, and improve website; as well as other recipients that we are authorized or required by law to do so.
STORAGE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Data will be processed in the USA (this website is based in the USA). This is done on a basis of your consent to this policy. In order to protect your information, care is taken where possible to work with service providers who we believe maintain an acceptable standard of data security compliance.
Like many other websites, this website makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site, which is usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. Please note: IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
When you subscribe to our newsletter through this website, tracking pixels may be sent with all the newsletters to track the success of each newsletter sent. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows analysis of the success of each newsletter campaign. Because of these tracking pixels, it may be seen when you open an email and what links you clicked on. This is done in an effort to better customize newsletters to you in the future. This information will not be re-routed to third parties.
SPONSORED CONTENT TRACKING PIXELS
This website may engage in sponsored campaigns with a paid or unpaid advertiser. Anonymous data may be collected on behalf of the advertiser we are working with. On various occasions, these sponsored contents utilize tracking pixels, which may contain cookies to collect data regarding usage and audience. This information is collected by the sponsoring company to track the results of the campaign. As stated above, these pixels may capture your IP address on behalf of the content sponsor. No personally identifiable information collected by this website is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.
INFORMATION USE OF THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
This website may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. Additionally, this website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of this website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
We also use third party advertisements on jasperandwillow.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, if you have Flash installed. This is generally used for generating purposes, or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited. These are called cookies.
Please note that this website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
MailerLite is an email marketing software, automation and service that is used by this website for all newsletters. This service provider passes information directly from this website to the MailerLite database and nothing is stored in our database as a result. We do have access to all the personal information collected through this website by logging in to our account in the MailerLite website. Personal information collected through MailerLite are used solely for the purpose of promotional marketing, such as newsletters.
PLUGINS AND/OR WIDGETS
This website uses plugins and/or widgets to maintain and operate this website; and give you the best user experience. These plugins on this website may pass data, including personal information, to external servers to process, such as Jetpack by WordPress.com. This plugin list may change from time to time but all information may be obtained by user request here.
Except when required by law, Jasper and Willow will not sell, distribute, or reveal any of your personal information without your consent; however, Jasper and Willow may disclose or transfer personal information collected through this website to third party service providers who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
PRIVACY POLICIES OF THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
Jasper and Willow does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that this website has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately here and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
PERSONAL INFORMATION RETENTION
Jasper and Willow retains your personal information for as long as is necessary to provide the services to you, and to comply with our legal obligations. If you no longer want us to use your personal information, you can request that we erase your personal information at any time.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us here to be removed from our mailing list at any time.
You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request here.
You may contact us here to amend or update your personal information.
In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request here.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
The opinions expressed here are those of myself as an individual and are not necessarily the opinions of nor reflect the views of any merchants I am affiliated with. I have chosen to only recommend products and services on Jasper and Willow that I use or have thoroughly researched.
The FTC Federal Trade Commission requires this policy.