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Disclosure Policy

In plain English: This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. As a lover of all things fashionable and healthy, I often review products and events, not only for my own research, but to share my opinions with others. They are just that — opinions.

From time to time, companies may send me products to try, free of cost. Whenever I review or refer to a product that was provided to me, I will make it clear in the post. Typically, I will do so by thanking the company for sending me the product to review with my readers. I provide not only details of how I received the product, but I often link to the company itself. My reviews are honest, and if done at the request of a company, rest assured that the compensation of cash or product does not have any bearing on the content. If I do not like a product, I will either not review it on the blog, or I will state the reasons why I don’t like it. If I purchased the product, I will not necessarily state that in the post.

From time to time, I may accept sponsored posts, for which I may be paid in cash or other compensation. When I do that, I will make it clear in the post and include a link to this policy.

In legal speak: This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. These terms and conditions of use are subject to change at anytime and without notice.

Questions? Please e-mail me (shoemavenblog at gmail dot com) or refer to the FTC’s ruling on blogger disclosure: FTC Rules on Sponsored Conversations.

This Disclosure Policy is valid from May 1, 2014.

Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or leave a comment.
When ordering, registering, commenting or submitting a guest post on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address and/or website. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: to personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs); to improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you); to improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs); to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature; and/or to send periodic emails. The email address you provide may be used to send you information, to notify you of knew content or to respond to inquiries and/or other requests or questions.

How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?
Yes. (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links:
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance:
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Online Privacy Policy Only:
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent:
By using our site, you consent to this Privacy Policy.

Questions:
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at comfortcoutureblog at gmail.com

Changes to our Terms of Use:
If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Last Modification Date:
This Privacy Policy was last modified on May 1, 2014.

Affiliate Links

I provide links to clothing and products that I review, and I also link to some of my favorite clothes, accessories, sites and other products and services. Some of these links may be part of an affiliate program. Any affiliate links on this blog do not increase the price of products offered on the linked sites. This blog will earn a small commission based on any purchase made through an affiliate link, which will help cover the cost of operating this site. As always, I appreciate your support.