Privacy Policy / Disclosure Policy

 
PRIVACY POLICY http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com

At http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com, the privacy of my visitors is of extreme importance to me. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information received and collected by http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com and how it is used.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com does not use cookies.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com.

Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com and other sites on the Internet.

Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.   Some of my advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on my site. My advertising partners include:

Commission Junction
Amazon
Share-a-Sale
ImpactRadius.com
LinkShare
PepperJam
Escalate Network

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links which appear on http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and/or to personalize the advertising content you see.

http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com has no access to or control over these cookies which are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. http://www.budgetcouponcooking.wordpress.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
 
 
 
DISCLOSURE POLICY
 
As you might have suspected, yes, I do try to make money from this blog. I am not raking in the dough by any means or even making minimum wage, given the enormous amount of time and effort I pour into this blog every day. Although I do love this – it’s my passion.

So how exactly do I make money from this site?

I have a number of third-party affiliates including Amazon, Commission Junction, Share-a-Sale, ImpactRadius.com, LinkShare, Escalate Network and PepperJam. Phew! I think I got’em all.

What I want you to know about my advertising methods.

While I enjoy working on this site, I want to make something very clear. I am not out for a “quick buck”. My goal is to build a site which is successful for the long haul. There have been times I’ve refused to post ads because I felt they were inappropriate for my site and which you would view me as less favorably. Making a few bucks is not worth risking the reputation I’m working so hard to build.

What I want you to know about doing the deals I share.

Please understand I work hard to make sure if I post a deal they are true and accurate. If I unknowingly make a mistake in a deal I post, I will retract and/or clarify as soon as it is brought to my attention.

I urge you all to make sure you double-check any deal you find on this blog or any other site. Also please note I cannot be responsible if a store decides not to honor their offer, change their offer, cancel their offer, or if sale items are unavailable or out of stock at your particular store. Unfortunately, this has and does happen. Finally, you might be interested to know I’m posting out of the Southern California area, so prices and deals on my blog may be reflective of my geographical area.

Comment Policy

I whole-heartedly welcome the sharing of opinions on this blog! Even if you don’t agree with everything I say, you are welcome and encouraged to voice your opinion.

I do ask you follow these common sense guidelines when leaving a comment:

:: Please avoid profanity and vulgar language.
:: Please avoid making discriminatory or racist remarks.
:: Please do not make personal attacks (such as name calling).
:: Please keep things on topic.
:: Please NO SPAM!

A final word to fellow bloggers and deal sharers: leaving your referral/affiliate links in the comment of my post or promoting your business without direct permission from me is strictly prohibited (plus, it’s incredibly tacky). If you continue to do this, expect a very firm email from yours truly.

You should know I very, very rarely delete comments. Why? Because most of my readers (that’d be you!) are completely awesome, know how to exercise good judgment and fair play and keep things clean.

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