Policies & Disclosures (The Legal Stuff)

DISCLOSURE POLICY

This Custom Life is a personal blog written, and edited by Cameron Normand. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own and you can count on me to never endorse or recommend a product or service that I don’t believe in.

This blog earns income through advertising, affiliate marketing, and occasional sponsored posts. Any compensation I receive will never determine the content and topics of my posts, but it may influence the timing and subject of posts. All paid content and advertising will be identified via the guidelines set forth in FTC disclosure rules.

AFFILIATE LINKS

Some posts on thiscustomlife.com may contain affiliate links for which I receive a commission.

This Custom Life 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, and other affiliate advertising programs.

What does all this mean? Basically, if there’s is a product or a deal that I use and love, I will share it with you and if you purchase through my link, I will receive a small commission fee at no additional cost to you. I do not promote products or services I have not used or do not believe in. You can always rely on me for honest recommendations and opinions.

That being said, please do your own research before you purchase anything! Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service found here should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for thiscustomlife.com. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this site, and any information collected will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. The policy will inform you about the following:

  • What personally identifiable information this website collects from you, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
  • What we collect – This Custom Life may collect the following information to understand your needs and provide better service: contact information including email address, demographic information such as postal code, preferences and interests, other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.
  • What we do with the information – This Custom Life collects user data for the following reasons:
    • To improve our products and services and/or customize the website according to user interests.
    • To send email newsletter or other information you may find interesting using the email address you have provided.
    • To response to you if/when you contact us.
    • What we don’t do with the information – This Custom Life is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We won’t sell or rent this information to anyone else. We won’t share your information with any third party other than as necessary to fulfill a request you might make.
    • What we might do with the information: Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.
    • You may correct any inaccuracies in the information or opt out of any future contacts from us at any time by contacting us via the email address on our website.

SECURITY

This Custom Life is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

COOKIES AND ADVERTISING

We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies help us provide you with a better experience by helping us identify which pages you find useful and which you do not. They do not give us access to your computer or any personally identifiable information about you, other than data you choose to share. Some of our business partners (like advertisers) may use cookies on our site. We have no access to or control over these cookies.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer, but this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Should we use third party advertising companies to present advertisements on This Custom Life, those companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other sites to provide advertisements about goods and services that interest you. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and This Custom Life disclaims all liability in connection therewith. For more information about this practice and your choices about not having this information used by advertising companies, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

CONTROLLING PERSONAL INFORMATION

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties we think you may find interesting. You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • If you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used for direct marketing purposes
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind by contacting us at info@thiscustomlife.com.

LINKS

We love to link with other blogs and sites to feature their work and to have our content featured. However, once you use these links to leave thiscustomlife.com, we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave this site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

SURVEYS AND CONTESTS

From time-to-time our site may request information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

UPDATES

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page. This policy is effective from November 15, 2018.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, please contact us at info@thiscustomlife.com.