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Not So Formulaic operates the https://notsoformulaic.com website, which provides encouragement and information for Catholic moms, homeschoolers, and parents of gifted and twice- exceptional children.
This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use the Not So Formulaic website.
Information Collection and Use
To keep up with the information and services I provide at Not So Formulaic, I offer the opportunity for you to sign up for my email newsletter. Should you choose to subscribe, this will require you to provide personally identifiable information, specifically, your email address. Your email address will be used to contact you no more than once a week.
Whenever you visit Not So Formulaic, the site collects information that your browser sends to called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of the website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Our website uses these “cookies” to collect information and to improve the site. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse these cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the website.
Not So Formulaic may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
- To facilitate the website
- To provide services on behalf of the website;
- To perform site-related services; or
- To assist me in analyzing how the site is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on the site’s behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
I value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus I strive to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and I cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links to Other Sites
Not So Formulaic does not address anyone under the age of 13. I do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case I discover that a child under 13 has provided me with personal information, I immediately delete this from the server. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided personal information, please contact me so that I will be able to do necessary actions.
Amazon and other Affiliate Programs
[Ginny Kochis is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. She is also a participant in affiliate programs for AWIN (Etsy), Pink Salt Riot, Homeschool Buyers Co-op, and Homeschool Solutions. These programs are also designed as a means for the site to earn advertising fees by advertisitng and linking to the aforemtioned site.]
Mediavine Programmatic 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 https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit https://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and https://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at https://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
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