Copyright and Privacy Policy

Here at AdriansCrazyLife.com, we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you of what information we collect, how we use it and how it may be used. We also include information on how you can opt out of such collection.
All content on this blog AdriansCrazyLife.com is under copyright by the author and website owner Adrian of adrianscrazylife.com. Any re-publication, copying or publishing is NOT permitted unless specific written permission has been obtained. Readers are allowed to pin images on social media site like Pinterest and Facebook as long as my website is properly linked. You may also provide the post title and 1 photo as long as it is properly linked and attributed. My photos may not be edited without prior permission.

Cookie Privacy Policy

My website uses cookies to log information via small data files stored on your computers browser. We may use session cookies which expire when you close your browser or persistent cookies which remain until deleted. These provide you with a personalized experience. We may also collect information about your device, IP address, browser type, referring website, pages you’ve viewed or links clicked. If you do not agree to my cookie privacy policy, you are free to leave my site and delete the files manually or use a blocking program. Please be aware that this site may not work properly without cookies.

How Your Information May be Used

  • To operate the website
  • To send you newsletters – if you sign up for them. Each one will contain an unsubscribe link for your convenience.
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries.
  • To protect my site from any illegal activity.

Comment Privacy Policy

If you leave a comment on one of my posts, your name, photo, website and recent post may be visible to the public. Your email will be visible to me but will not be visible to the public. I may remove any comments at my sole discretion.  My house = my rules.

Newsletter Policy

I use Mailerlite for my newsletter delivery and I have an RSS feed. Each newsletter may contain tracking data to determine the success of the marketing campaign. Every mailing sent to you will contain a clear unsubscribe link to permanently remove your info from my list.

How I Make Money

Not surprisingly, adrianscrazylife.com and HelpforNewBloggers.com are a for-profit entities. I spend as much as 20-30 hours per week working on this site and I pay for a variety of services to operate and maintain my site so I need to cover those costs and my time.
Some of the ways I earn money are:
  1. I have affiliate relationships with a number of companies like Amazon. If you click these links and make a purchase, I receive a commission, even if you buy a different item or buy an item days or weeks later.
  2. There may be sidebar ads where I am compensated by the volume of views or clicks for each ad.
  3. I may be paid or materially compensated by companies for advertising their products. I only review products I personally approve and believe in and I try to clearly disclose when I am being compensated or not.
  4. One of my primary sources of compensation is the sale of my own Ebooks, consulting services, and courses as well as those from other influencers. I clearly indicate what items you’ll receive and who is providing them. No other guarantee or warranty is implied or given.
  5. I also contract with individuals or businesses to do Pinterest work on their behalf. I usually have a waiting list for these services.
  6. This is not a fully inclusive list – there may be additional income sources that I may add later.
Amazon specific disclaimer – this site 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. Some of the products linked in my posts may be affiliate links, earning me a small commission on any products purchased via that link.

Third Party Use of Personal Information

We may share information with other parties in the course of doing business. I use the following services – this may not be a fully inclusive list. Each company will have their own privacy policy listed on their site.
Google Analytics – to track website usage and user actions on my website.
Google documents – I use several documents and spreadsheets to organize and track information for my site. Usually users register their own information for my Pinterest group boards or lists of information I deliver to users.
Mailerlite.com – handles my newsletter delivery and drip campaign automations.
SendOwl/PayPal – if you make a purchase from me, I use SendOwl for digital delivery of my products and PayPal to process payments. Only your email and items purchased are shared with me.

There may also be other types of cookies created after you’ve visited our website. We use Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Third Party Advertising
We may have third-party advertising companies serving ads to you when you visit our website. These companies may store information about your visits to our website and to other websites in order to provide you with relevant advertisements about goods and services.

These companies may employ cookies and other identifiers to gather information which measures advertising effectiveness. The information is generally not personally identifiable unless, for example, you provide personally identifiable information to them through an ad or an e-mail message.

Information Gathered by Third Party Advertisers
Cookies enable advertisers to learn about what ads you see, what ads you click, and other actions you take on our site and other sites. This allows advertisers to provide you with more useful and relevant ads. For example, if they know what ads you are shown while visiting our site, they can be careful not to show you the same ones repeatedly. They do not associate your interaction with unaffiliated sites with your identity in providing you with interest-based ads.

We do not provide any personal information to advertisers or to third party sites. Advertisers and other third-parties (including the ad networks, ad-serving companies, and other service providers they may use) may assume that users who interact with or click on a personalized ad or content are part of the group that the ad or content is directed towards (for example, readers in the Pacific Northwest who read certain types of articles). Also, some third-party cookies may provide them with information about you (such as the sites where you have been shown ads or demographic information) from offline and online sources that they may use to provide you more relevant and useful advertising.

If you would like to learn more about what options you have about limiting the gathering of information by third-party ad networks, you can consult the website of the Network Advertising Initiative.

You can opt out of participating in interest-based advertising networks but opting out does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the companies from which you opted out will no longer customize ads based on your interests and web usage patterns using cookie-based technology.

Type and Purpose of Collection
We collect information at various points in the Website to facilitate its use by our customers. Non-Personal Information: Upon accessing the Website, certain non-personal information will be automatically collected without your knowledge or consent, such as your IP address, location data (which is anonymous) and the referring website (“Non-Personal Information”). We use Non-Personal Information to examine our traffic and to view how our customers use the Website. This type of information will not allow you to be personally identified. For example, we use “cookies”, which contains only certain statistical information. You can instruct your computer to inform you whenever a cookie is being sent, or you can disallow cookies through your web browser. If you do choose to disallow cookies, your experience on the Website may be diminished, or your ability to choose some of the options on the Website may be limited.
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Sharing Information
We will not sell, rent or disclose to outside parties the information we collect, save and except that we may share the collected information with other parties as follows:

(a) Affiliated Service Providers: We have agreements with various affiliated service providers to facilitate the functioning of the Website, with whom we may share the information we have collected. For example, we may share your credit card information with the credit card service provider to process your purchase. All administrative service providers that we use are required to have the same level of privacy protection as we have, and therefore we expect that your information will be handled with the same level of care that we employ. Additionally, for example, we may use analytic or marketing services such as Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Taboola, or RevContent, to which collection you hereby unconditionally consent.

(b) Where required by law: We may share the collected information where required by law, specifically in response to a demand from government authorities where such demand meets the legal requirements.

(c) Statistical Analysis: We may share Non-Personal Information and aggregated information with third parties, including but not limited to for advertising or marketing purposes. No Personal Information will be shared in this manner.

(d) Transactions: In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where Personal Information may be disclosed or transferred as one of our business assets.
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Choices and How To Opt Out Of Interest-Based Advertising

(a) Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising Services This website is a member of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and adheres to the NAI Codes of Conduct as described on the NAI website. This website also adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Self-Regulatory Principles. For a description of the DAA Program, please visit the DAA website. As described above, this website may use or transfer Device Data that it directly collects or that it receives from this website’s Customers, who may use cookies or non-cookie technologies, to enable advertising that is more tailored to Consumers’ inferred interests, preferences, and locations. This practice is known as interest-based advertising.

(b) Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising by Third Parties
This website may permit third parties to collect information on its Site and combine that information with other information collected on non-affiliated websites or applications over time. These third parties may use technologies, including cookies and web beacons, to collect information about Consumers’ or Customers’ use of the Site in order to analyze, report on, or customize content or advertising on the this website or on other sites, or to help us operate and improve the Site. To find out more about interest-based advertising in the web environment, and how to opt-out of information collection for this purpose by companies that participate in the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance, visit NAI’s opt-out page or DAA’s Consumer Choice Page.

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