Privacy Policy

The privacy of visitors to thesimplyluxuriouslife.com is important to us.

At thesimplyluxuriouslife.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit thesimplyluxuriouslife.com, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

The Simply Luxurious Life found at https://thesimplyluxuriouslife.com/ (“Website”, “us,” “we,” or “Company”) is governed by the following privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”).

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website.

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me, Shannon Ables.

This blog will at times accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. However, all opinions, thoughts and ideas remain my own.

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Advertising

This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here: www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy

Cookies and Web Beacons

We use third party advertisements on thesimplyluxuriouslife.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

What information do we collect and how is it used? 

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, becoming a paying member of the Website or submitting a contact form. In addition, you are able to create a user profile, which allows you to create a username and password. We will store the username, but your password will not be visible in our records. If you choose to become a paying Member of TSLL community, your payment information is collected through Stripe. You may view Stripe’s Privacy Policy here https://stripe.com/privacy-center/legal. 

Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources.  You may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile.  If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile, we will receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account. 

Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.

Rights related to your personal information

Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in TSLL emails.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to info@thesimplyluxuriouslife.com.

Erase – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to info@thesimplyluxuriouslife.com.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.

Notice concerning children 

We are a general audience site, and do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a Site user is under age 13, we will promptly delete any personal information in that user’s account.

Third Party Websites

The Site may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.

Publicly visible information

If you create a user profile on The Simply Luxurious Life or leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.  To create a user profile, you must choose a username and password and input your email address for profile confirmation.  Your username cannot be changed. Your email address will never be available publicly. At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

Users may see your username, display name, avatar, profile description and website information. You may change your display name.

Affiliate Program Participation

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

The Simply Luxurious Life is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, Blackwells UK, Bookshop.org, My Stylish French Box, RewardStyle and other affiliate marketing companies. These are affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com and other retailers. The Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, Blackwells, Bookshop, My Stylish French Box, RewardStyle and other affiliate companies, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Policy Updates and Changes

We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.

Thank you for your interest and for stopping by TSLL.