Privacy Policy and Disclosures

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: November 23, 2021

Aubree Originals, found at https://www.aubreeoriginals.com/ (the “Site”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. Through this Site, we may collect certain information about you. This information may identify an individual user and/or could be used to contact or locate an individual user.

When you use this Site, you are consenting to the collection, transfer, storage, disclosure, and other use of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Please review this Privacy Policy carefully.

This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect from you, how we use that information, when/if we disclose that information to third parties, how we protect your information, and your rights as a user of this site and owner of your information.

This Privacy Policy only applies to this Site and to the communications, products, and services provided through this Site. It does not apply to any third-party site or service linked to, recommended by, or referred by this Site.

Age of Consent

By using this Site, you confirm you are at least 18 years of age. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18 on this Site. If you believe we have personal data from a child under the age of 18, please contact us at [email protected] to have that child’s information removed from our system.

What is Personally Identifiable Information?

Personally Identifiable Information is data that may identify you. This includes name, address, email address, telephone number, IP address, cookies, usage data, password, or any other identifying information where you can be contacted, online or offline.

We do not rent, sell, share, or otherwise make your personal data available to any person or business, except as required to provide the products and services on this Site.

What Information Do We Collect and How Is It Used?

Information provided by you

If you comment on our Site, sign up for our email newsletter, or contact us through the Contact Us page on our Site, we will collect your name and email address. This information may be made available to a third-party email delivery service. You may unsubscribe any time by clicking the link at the bottom of any email. If you have any issues, please contact us at [email protected]

If you make a purchase from this Site, we may collect name, email address, telephone number, address, and/or credit card number. We use third party vendors to process payments. By making a purchase, you give them access to personal data including your name, email address, and credit card information. We do our best to choose vendors carefully. However, we are not liable for any data breaches and are not responsible for any damages or harm incurred as a result of these third-party vendors. We only have access to your name and email when you make a purchase. We do not have access to your credit card information.

Information provided automatically or by others

Other information may be collected automatically, like Google Analytics. This information may include things like location, where you go on this Site, when you visit, what links you click, your IP address, your browser type/version, and what type of device you’re connecting from. This information is used as statistical data only and does not include personal data. This information may be used by others to personalize ads.

Some third parties may use cookies or other tracking methods to collect similar information.

This information is used to create content, products, and/or services we think would be beneficial to you. We also use this information to track advertising and improve user experiences on our Site.

Cookies

We also use cookies to collect certain information from all users, including web visitors who don’t buy anything. A cookie is a string of data our system sends to your computer and then uses that data to identify your computer when you return to our Site.

Cookies give usage data like how often you visit, where you go on the Site, and what you do on the Site. Cookies also help provide a more customized experience when you visit our Site.

You can refuse to accept cookies by using the setting on your web browser. You can also delete past cookies in the same way. However, if you refuse cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our Site.

We use cookies so our Site can remember you and provide you with the information you mostly likely need. For example, to save your preferences and improve your user experience.

We use cookie information to compile statistical information about the use of our Site, such as the time users spend on the Site and the pages they visit most often. Those statistics do not include personal data like name, email address, etc.

We may have third-party content and/or advertisements on this Site that use cookies. We do not have control over these third-party cookies. If you have any questions or concerns, you should contact the third-party directly.

Types of cookies we use

Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are used to browse the Site and use its features. This includes things like saving your sessions, login details, and other information required to carry out other activities. These are used to save your browsing preferences and optimize your experience on the Site.
Analytics cookies: These cookies are used to track where you go on the Site and when you visit. This information is used to track traffic to the Site and may be used to personalize ads.
Security cookies: These cookies are used to detect malware, viruses, and monitor for breaches to our Terms of Use
Customization cookies: These cookies allow the Site to save your information like logins and usernames to make it easier for you to use the Site.
Social media cookies and pixels: These cookies make it possible to share Site content on social media like Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and other external platforms.
Targeting or advertising cookies: These cookies are used to monitor your browsing activity before and after you use the Site to personalize ads relevant to your interests. This information may be shared with third party ad networks.

Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment on the Site, certain information may be publicly visible, like your name. Your email address will never be available publicly.

Advertising

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising

For information regarding data collection by Mediavine ad partners including how to opt out of data collection, please click here.

Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Site, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Retargeting Ads

From time to time, the Site may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Site. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Site.

Affiliate Program Participation

The Site may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Site. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Aubree Originals 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 links to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Site will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Newsletters

On the Site, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Site to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

Rights Related to Your Personal Information

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at [email protected] to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to [email protected]

Amend – You may contact us at [email protected] to amend or update your personal information.

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to [email protected]

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

Sensitive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Site. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure to 3rd parties

As required by law

We may disclose your personal data to attorneys, collection agencies, or law enforcement authorities if required by law.

Third-party service providers

We may use third-party vendors to provide various services on this Site. These third-party services will be governed by their individual privacy policies. If you have any questions about these third-parties’ privacy practices, you should consult their specific privacy policies or reach out to them directly. We use the following third-party providers:

Email service provider—we use MailerLite as our email service provider. We use MailerLite to collect names and email addresses and to use that information to deliver email newsletters, updates, and/or email marketing.

Other third parties

We may disclose personally identifiable information to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to reasonably support our business. We will only share your personal data with these third-parties to the extent necessary to provide our product and/or services to you.

In the event our business, or a portion thereof, is sold, or otherwise transferred, including bankruptcy, we may share personal data in connection with this transaction.

How we protect your information

We employ data security tools to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.

In addition to general security practices, we use the following to protect your personal data:
Malware scanning
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificate

In the event of a data security breach, we will contact you and/or the relevant authorities as required by law.

Unfortunately, even with these measures, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal data. By using our Site, you acknowledge and agree that we make no such guarantee and you use the Site at your own risk.

California Privacy Rights

As a California resident, you may request certain information regarding our disclosure of your personal data to third parties for their marketing purposes. To request this information, please contact us at [email protected]

European Union Privacy Rights

Data Storage

This Site is a US based site, so any information received will be transferred outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By using this Site and providing your personal data you agree to the transfer, storage, and processing of your data outside the EEA.

Data Retention

We will store and process your personal data for as long as necessary to carry out the purpose it has been collected or until consent is withdrawn. After this period expires, we will delete your personal data. Therefore, some of your rights, such as right to access, right to erasure, right to change, and the right to move. All your rights relevant to your data are listed in a subsequent section of this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

Lawful Basis of Processing Personal data

We may process your personal data if:
You have given consent for one or more specific purposes;
The data is necessary to fulfill our agreement and/or obligations to you;
It is necessary to fulfill our legal obligations;
It is necessary for the purposes of a legitimate interests of us or a third-party.

Rights under GDPR

If you are located in the European Union, you have certain rights under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). You have a right to:
Withdraw your consent at any time;
Object to the processing of your personal data;
Access your data;
Verify and change your data;
Restrict processing of your data;
Have your personal data deleted and/or removed;
Receive and move your personal data;
Lodge a complaint.

You can exercise these rights by contacting us at [email protected] You can exercise these rights free of charge and your request will be processed as soon as possible and always within 30 days.

Rights of users

You can deny, access, delete, change, withdraw, and/or review the personal data provided to us at any time. However, if you decline to provide some personal data, we may not be able to provide certain services to you.

If you want to have your personal data deleted, please contact us at [email protected] We may be required by law to archive your information.

Notification of changes

We may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a new version on this page or a successor page. The new version will become effective on the date it’s posted, which will be listed at the top of the page as the new “Effective Date”.

Contact information

This Site is owned and operated by Aubree Originals. For purposes of GDPR, our Data Controller is Aubree Originals. If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected]

CalOPPA (CALIFORNIA ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT)

We agree to users visiting our Site anonymously.

Do not track signals

Pursuant to the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), we hereby disclose that we do not currently honor “do not track” signals issued by browsers or other third-party sources.

COPPA (CHILDREN ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT)

For the collection of personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13) years old, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

The Site is intended for individuals who are eighteen (18) years of age or older.

By visiting and using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements.

The Site is not intended for children under thirteen (13) years of age.

We do not specifically market to children under thirteen (13) years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under thirteen (13) years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under thirteen (13).

If you are under thirteen (13) years of age, please do not use the Site or provide any information on the Site, including your name, screen name, username, address, telephone number, email address, and payment details.

If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under thirteen (13) years of age without verification of consent from a parent or guardian, the personal information collected or received shall be deleted with no delay.

If you believe we might have any information concerning a child under thirteen (13) years of age, please contact us at [email protected] and we will endeavor to delete such information with no delay.

Disclosure Policy

The purpose of AubreeOriginals.com is to help you become your most creative self and improve your lifestyle with DIY craft projects. I love sharing my creations with you, and I hope they inspire you to make your own!

To offset the costs of this blog, I use affiliate links in posts when they are available.

The Federal Trade Commission {FTC} revised their guidelines regarding endorsements and testimonials in order to protect the public from any intentionally errant or misleading advertising that has been paid for by a group or company. Since the Aubree Originals blog is a source of income and may occasionally incorporate endorsements or testimonials, I feel it important to disclose the following:

  • The content of the Aubree Originals blog is a source of income for me and therefore may be used to promote products, services, or other businesses at my sole discretion.
  • I will only choose to promote products/services/businesses that I have used and/or that I feel will be beneficial to our readers.
  • Products provided by my advertising partners for my review are given to me free of charge with no cost to myself. This does not ensure a positive review of the product in any way.
  • I will always give my genuine opinion about a product or service, whether or not I am partnering with the service provider and/or receiving payment to do so.
  • Mentions of associated products/services/businesses within the content of my blog may or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference.

Copyright

All images and text on this site are property of Aubree Originals. If you’d like to share one of my posts on your site, you must provide a link back to my original post. Please contact me if you’d like to use an image by sending an e-mail to [email protected] Please do not remove any watermarks, crop, or edit any of my images without first obtaining written permission from me. Feel free to pin any images to Pinterest at any time–I appreciate any social sharing!

Comment Policy

I welcome comments and love hearing your feedback! However, I do not tolerate comments that are offensive, inappropriate, or solely promotional in nature. I reserve the right to edit or delete comments without notice. This comment policy is subject to change at any time.

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