At HomeFixated, we’re paranoid. We don’t like people companies slipping our personal info into their pocket and then casually wandering off to spam us unrelentingly. We’re guessing you feel the same way, which is why we take your info and how we might or might not use it very seriously. Our lawyers said that wasn’t good enough, so our full privacy is copied below.
1. Your Privacy: Overview
2. Collection of Your Information
You can access some areas of the Website and/or Services without submitting any personally identifiable information. HomeFixated collects personally identifiable information only if you choose to complete any online forms to contact us, complete a profile, post content, provide design/product feedback or to request information or assistance through the Website and/or Services. The personally identifiable information that HomeFixated collects through these portions of the Website and/or Services may include your name, username, password, email address, address and telephone number and any other personally identifiable information that you choose to include in your profile or in your submissions to us. You represent and warrant that you have the right and authority to provide any information provided by you. HomeFixated may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information in connection with the operation of the Website and/or Services, including IP addresses, browser or operating system information, data on advertisements or links on which you click, and the websites that you visit before or after you visit the Website and/or Services. Such information is maintained by HomeFixated or service providers acting on behalf of HomeFixated. Other users of the Website and/or Services may be able to view your information.
3. Protection of Your Information
To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, maintain data accuracy and facilitate the appropriate use of information, HomeFixated uses physical, technological and administrative procedures to attempt to protect the personally identifiable information we collect through the Website and/or Services. Nevertheless, Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any messages or information you send to the Website and/or Services may be read or intercepted by others. If you have any questions about the security of personally identifiable information collected by HomeFixated, please Contact Us.
4. Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information
Upon our collection of your personally identifiable information, HomeFixated may use such personally identifiable information internally, separately or in combination with pre-existing information, for the following purposes:
• To provide any requested information, products or Services;
• To troubleshoot problems with the Website and/or Services;
• To customize your experience on the Website and/or Services;
• To contact you with more information about HomeFixated and its products.
Personally identifiable information collected on the Website and/or Services may be stored and processed in the United States, Canada or abroad.
5. Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose your personally identifiable information to our subsidiaries or affiliates and to third party partners whom we occasionally hire to provide services on our behalf, including support services, website services, delivering promotional materials, answering customer questions about our services and new services. HomeFixated will only provide those third party partners with the personally identifiable information they need to deliver the services to us and/or on our behalf, and they will be contractually prohibited from using that information for any other purpose. In the event that HomeFixated is involved in a transaction such as a merger, stock purchase or sale, or sale of substantially all of HomeFixated assets, your personal information may be transferred to the other party in such transaction.
HomeFixated reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information if required to do so by law or legal process or otherwise requested by any law enforcement officer or agency acting under color of law. In addition, HomeFixated reserves the right to disclose your personally identifiable information based on the good faith belief that such action is necessary or appropriate to: (a) protect and defend the rights or property of HomeFixated, or (b) act in urgent circumstances to protect the safety or security of the public or of users of the HomeFixated’s products and/or the Website and/or Services.
6. Retention of Your Personally Identifiable Information
The personally identifiable information that you provide will be stored and maintained by HomeFixated until you instruct us otherwise, or, in HomeFixated’s sole discretion, for the longer of: (a) for so long as is necessary or appropriate to carry out the purpose(s) for which such information was collected and (b) for so long as we are required to maintain such information by law or other applicable rules or regulations.
7. Children’s Privacy
HomeFixated recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. The Website and Services are not intended for children under the age of 13. HomeFixated does not target its Website and/or Services to children under 13. HomeFixated does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13.
8. Choice and Opt-Out Preferences
HomeFixated does not collect your personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide it. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further e mail communications from HomeFixated (except in connection with information, products or services that you specifically request), you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every broadcast e-mail that is sent to you by HomeFixated. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive any other form of communication from HomeFixated, you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by contacting us.
9. Access and Accuracy
11. Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
Please see below.
12. Questions or Comments
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing 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.
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 All About 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. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
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 National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.