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PRIVACY POLICY

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Original Homesteading is a collection of posts, recipes, product ideas and information that I deem worthy of sharing. This website celebrates decades of learning to live a vibrant and healthy life while providing an enriching, warm and creative environment for our family. Over the past three decades, our family has learned many things that I would like to share to help others.

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. This disclaimer is an acknowledgment that this blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation to help compensate me for the time I spend writing, researching and creating posts for this blog. Our website address is: https://originalhomesteading.com.

Additional Disclaimer: this website is for information only. The reader must take the responsibility of educating themselves on the toxic nature of all plants for home and garden and all foods and project listed herein. Original Homesteading cannot dictate nor be responsible for what private individuals do with regard to the choice of plants in their gardens or on their property or what they have or do in their homes.

DECLARATION 

Our intended audience are those that reside is the U.S.A., although some people in Canada might possibly find our website information useful. The information that we provide is intended to share with those that are interested in the topics that we cover.

I do offer a Double Opt-in mailing list that sends out NEW POST notices by email and may in the future send email notices from time to time. Our Opt-in form requests a subscriber’s first name only and an email address. This is strictly voluntary and is only available to those that actually request the NEW POST notices.

I have added a BOX that must be CHECKED by the subscriber prior to their being able to join our mailing list.

I do offer an OPTIONAL Companion Vegetable Growing Guide if any of our subscribers are interested. This is only mentioned after someone has chosen to join our mailing to receive New Post notices and future emails for time to time. It is NOT represented as an incitement to “join” our list. It is strictly offered as an Educational Tool should someone be interested in receiving it and again, only if they DECIDE they would like to receive it by clicking link for the Guide in their Final Welcome Email .

I do NOT do any telephone marketing or direct mail marketing. I do NOT sell lists of email addresses, telephone numbers, mailing addresses, website addresses, or any personal information on anyone. I do NOT store your information on my phone. All of this is done out of an abundance of caution, and for the purpose of protecting other people’s information with great care. Original Homesteading is by no means or fashion intending to mislead, coerce, or misguide any of our viewers.

This declaration is made in good faith in order to share the intended purpose of Original Homesteading.

AFFILIATES AND ADS

This disclosure makes known that there may be affiliate links and ads places on this site. These affiliate links and ads help compensate my efforts of sharing products and information that are recommended by Original Homesteading.

The owner of this blog may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner of this blog receives compensation for these 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 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.

I promote and recommend products and services that we have personally used or that are deemed to be highly beneficial. Please note that these recommendations and opinions are mine so you should do your own research and due diligence prior to trying any suggestions or making any purchases.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We 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.

PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy sets out how Original Homesteading uses and protects any information that you give while using https://www.originalhomesteading.com

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

Original Homesteading 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 as of May 23, 2018.

WHAT WE COLLECT

We may collect the following information:

  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as zip code, 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 customize the website according to your interests.

SECURITY

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized 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 analyze 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 analyze 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.

We have added a Cookie Notice on the bottom of our website pages and posts. This is to inform the viewers and make them aware that we have cookies on our website.

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. If a viewer is not comfortable with our use of cookies, they may simply close out our posts and pages. Original Homesteading is by no means or fashion intending to mislead, coerce, or misguide any of our viewers.

In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications, like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser, or taking a look at the About Cookies website at  https://www.aboutcookies.org  which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

You can always use your browser’s “private” or “incognito” mode to browse websites anonymously.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Original Homesteading uses Google Analytics on our website. For more information on this, click the link to go to: “How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services:”  https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites  For information on how to Opt-Out of Google Analytics, go to:   https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

ADVERTISING

The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising 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.  The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.   

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  www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-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.

The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine.   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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.  

Mediavine partners with the following data processors:

  1.  Pubmatic.   You may find Pubmatic’s privacy policy through this link.  The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Pubmatic and its demand partners for interest-based advertising.  Statistical information and other non-cookie technologies (such as eTags and web or browser cache) may be used by third parties on this Website.  Browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on these technologies, but you may clear your cache to delete such trackers.  Data collected from a particular browser or device may be used with another computer or device that is linked to the browser or device on which such data was collected.  
  2. Criteo.  You may find Criteo’s privacy policy through this link.  The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Criteo and its demand partners for interest-based advertising.   Criteo may collect, access, and use non-identifying data to improve the Criteo Technology and other Criteo products, programs, and/or services. This non-identifying data may include on-site user behavior and user/page content data, URLs, statistics, or internal search queries. The non-identifying data are collected through the ad call and stored with a Criteo cookie for a maximum period of 13 months.
  3. Pulsepoint.  You may find Pulsepoint’s privacy policy through this link.
  4. LiveRamp.  You may find LiveRamp’s privacy policy through this link.  When you use the Website, we share information that we may collect from you, such as your email (in hashed, de-identified form), IP address or information about your browser or operating system, with LiveRamp Inc, and its group companies (‘LiveRamp’). LiveRamp may use a cookie on your browser and match your shared information to their on- and offline marketing databases and those of its advertising partners to create a link between your browser and information in those other databases. This link may be shared by our partners globally for the purpose of enabling interest-based content or advertising throughout your online experience (e.g. cross device, web, email, in-app, etc.) by third parties unaffiliated with our website. These third parties may in turn link further demographic or interest-based information to your browser. To opt out of LiveRamp’s targeted advertising, please go here: https://liveramp.com/opt_out/
  5. RhythmOne.   You may view RhythmOne’s privacy policy through this link.  RhythmOne uses cookies and similar tracking technologies (such as mobile device identifiers and digital fingerprinting) to provide its services.  RhythmOne may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit the following webpage: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
  6. District M.  You may find District M’s privacy policy through this link.
  7. YieldMo.  You may find YieldMo’s privacy policy through this link.  If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Yieldmo or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link
  8. The Rubicon Project.  You may find Rubicon’s privacy policy through this link.  If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Rubicon or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link.   You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page.
  9. Amazon Publisher Services.   You may find Amazon Publisher Services’ privacy policy through this link.
  10. AppNexus.   You may find the AppNexus privacy policy through this link.
  11. OpenX.  You may find OpenX’s privacy policy through this link.
  12. Verizon Media formerly known as Oath.  You may find Verizon Media’s privacy policy through this link.  You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  13. TripleLift.  You may find TripleLift’s privacy policy through this link.  To opt out of receiving interest-based advertising (including retargeting) from TripleLift’s services through the use of cookies in your current browser and for more information on what it means to opt-out, please go to www.triplelift.com/consumer-opt-out
  14. Index Exchange.  You may find Index Exchange’s privacy policy through this link.  You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  15. Sovrn.  You may find Sovrn’s privacy policy through this link.
  16. GumGum.  You may find GumGum’s privacy policy through this link.   GumGum may (i) use place and use cookies on end users’ browsers or use web beacons to collect information about end users who visit such Publisher Websites and (ii) link such collected end user information to other end user information provided by third parties in order to deliver targeted Advertisements to such end users.
  17. Digital Remedy.   You may find Digital Remedy’s privacy policy through this link.

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 DATA

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.

CHILDREN’S 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.  Original Homesteading does not knowingly collect any personally-identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that Original Homesteading has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately, and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

OPT OUT

For information on how to Opt-Out of Google Analytics, go to:   https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.  

For information about opting out, please contact us. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us. You have the right to require us to rectify any incomplete or incorrect information held about you. You have the right to require us to erase the data held about you (the ‘right to be forgotten’).

Other third-party advertising companies may serve ads on this site as well. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites to provide advertisements about goods and services which interest you.

For more information about this practice and your choices about not having this information used by advertising companies, you can visit  http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

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