Disclosure Policy & Privacy Policy

DISCLOSURE POLICY;

This blog (MaeGal.com) is a personal blog written and edited by Sarah Mae, with the occasional sponsored or guest post written by another author on behalf of this blog.

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. This blog does contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content will always be identified.

We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. Such content, advertising space or posts will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content. Compensation will never influence my opinion.

The owner of this blog is sometimes compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. In accordance with FTC Disclosure Guidelines, this blog discloses within individual posts if products were received for free, compensation was awarded, or if affiliate links are included. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ 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.

 

PRIVACY POLICY;

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for MaeGal.com.

This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following:
1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used, and with whom it may be shared.
2. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
3. How this website uses ‘cookies’ to provide you with personalized results.
4. How links are presented on this website.
5. What information this website retains and shares pertaining to giveaways, sweepstakes and/or contests.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/ collect information that you voluntarily give us via email, giveaway entry forms or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. ship a prize to a giveaway winner. Unless you ask us not to, we will not contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy. If you would like to be privy to such information, you may sign up for our RSS Feed or Newsletter.

Security
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via this website, your information is protected both online and offline. This website uses SSL Certificates for further protect your information. While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only the first name and email address of giveaway, sweepstakes and/or contest winners is saved offline.

Cookies
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site. Some of our business partners may also use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

Links
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Giveaways, Sweepstakes and/or Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via giveaways, sweepstakes and/or contests. Participation in these giveaways, sweepstakes and/or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name, email address and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. As such, this information may be passed onto a third-party company for fulfillment of prizes.

Updates
Our Privacy Policy and/or Disclosure Policy may change from time to time. All updates will be posted on this page. (Last Updated July 2015.)

 

Questions? Contact Me.
For questions about this blog and/or its Privacy and Disclosure Policies, please contact the owner, Sarah Mae (maegalpr@gmail.com).

 

To get your own disclosure policy like this one, go to http://www.disclosurepolicy.org.
To get an outline for your own privacy policy like this one, go to https://www.bbb.org.

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