Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
We are 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.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
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. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Advertising Privacy Statement
This Site is affiliated with AdThrive, LLC (“AdThrive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site. AdThrive uses standard and widely-available tools for the placement and serving of ads, including those provided by Google, Inc. and its affiliates. We publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests, AdThrive, Google and our other advertising partners will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
For European Economic Area Residents
If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact us at [email protected] and contact AdThrive at [email protected]. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences link at the bottom of the site. (Available in the EU.)
For California Residents
California law gives residents the right to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a “sale.” To opt out of the sharing of your information for advertising information, click the opt out link provided in the footer of this page. You also have the right to request from us the categories of personal information that we have shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided. To make such a request, please contact us at [email protected]. To be clear we do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties, and the categories of third parties that we share information with for advertising purposes are supply side platforms, programmatic advertising exchanges, and demand side platforms.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever 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 by anybody for direct marketing purposes
if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.
- 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 which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.
All posts will be made by me and all opinions contained in any page or post are mine unless explicitly stated otherwise.
I may receive payment or products from time to time to supplement my posts, but this will never influence what I write and I will disclose if I have received any such compensation to you, my dear readers. I do this because I care about my readership and I want to be completely open and honest with you (oh, and also I’m required by federal law to make those disclosures.)
I am more than happy to answer any questions about this if you e-mail me at [email protected]
The Turquoise Home 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.
This website and its contents are the copyright of The Turquoise Home – © 2016-2017. All rights reserved (unless otherwise noted).
The Turquoise Home does not allow for its original blog posts and pictures to be reproduced anywhere other than at this site unless you are sharing one (1) photo only with a link back. Anything more than one (1) photo is not permitted unless authorization is given at the time of sharing and on social media platforms (like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – please tag The Turquoise Home).
Do not alter or remove watermarks from any images.
Please feel free to pin images to Pinterest, but please make sure to give me credit. If you want to pin an image from my blog that does not belong to me, then PLEASE go to the original source to pin.
If you have an interest in posting more than one of my photos or text from my posts on another site, you must first contact me and obtain permission.
If my blog post inspired you to make your own version, please reference my tutorial or post and provide a link to it in your post. I would love for you to share if one of my projects has inspired you, but if you do that I expect proper credit be sent back to me. 🙂
I can be contacted via email: Laura (at) TheTurquoiseHome.com.
GIVEAWAY AND SWEEPSTAKES POLICY
This statement sets forth the terms and conditions under which a giveaway where a winner is chosen at random (“Sweepstakes”) are executed by The Turquoise Home.
No purchase is necessary to enter any Sweepstakes on TheTurquoiseHome.com. All entrants must be U.S. residents, ages 18 years or older, and must provide a valid email address.
The odds of winning a Sweepstakes is dependent on the number of entries. Winners will be selected randomly by The Turquoise Home using http://random.org as the selection tool and have 48 hours to claim their prize. If a potential Prize winner forfeits or does not claim a prize, the prize will be re-awarded, in The Turquoise Home’s sole discretion. All prizes will be awarded.
Employees of The Turquoise Home and the Sweepstakes Sponsor are not eligible to participate. All entries received after the Sweepstakes closing date and time will not be considered. Entries that do not follow all of the entry requirements will not be considered. The Turquoise Home and Sweepstakes Sponsor are not liable for late or misdirected entries, entry errors, or transmission problems.
All decisions of The Turquoise Home are final.
The Turquoise Home reserves the right to terminate the Sweepstakes in the event of technical problems, or to correct typographical or technical errors, or to amend these rules.
By entering, participants agree to release and hold harmless The Turquoise Home, Sweepstakes Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with a Sweepstakes.
All Sweepstakes winners must be willing to furnish a valid shipping address in order to receive a prize. Winners also agree to release and not to sue The Turquoise Home for use of their name, logo, domain, and/or likeness including, without limitation, claims for invasion of privacy, infringement of the right of publicity, liable, unfair competition, false advertising, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, and/or copyright or trademark infringement.
Taxes on Sweepstakes are solely the responsibility of the Winner.
Non-winning entries from one Sweepstakes may not be carried forward to future Sweepstakes.
All Sweepstakes are subject to and must be construed under the laws of the State of Alabama, except where prohibited by law.
If you need to reach me feel free to reach me for business purposes please use the following e-mail: [email protected]
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