Disclaimers & Disclosures
The information provided on this site is based on my own personal experience and is not to be taken as professional advice. I am not a doctor, a nutritionist, or a dietitian. Consult a medical professional for personal medical advice. The contents on this site and the resources provided are for informational and entertainment purposes only.
Scratch to Basics 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 affiliated sites.
Though we do link to items on Amazon, we do also participate in other affiliate programs that also pay us a commission for any purchases you might make. This is done out of convenience to you, and also provides a commission to us at no additional cost to you.
This policy may occasionally change, and any changes will be reflected in updates to this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are up to date with any changes. This policy is effective from November 3, 2018.
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. If you have any questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT Data WE COLLECT
Scratch to Basics does not collect any personally identifiable information from persons that browse the website. We collect personally identifiable information in the comment area, or on specified sign up forms (with fields for name and email address). These forms are provided so that you can receive the newsletter, updates in emails, and get access to resources only available to subscribers.
We record anonymous data. Most of the information that we collect from this website is anonymous information, such as the pages you visit. Other anonymous data we may collect might include the name of your internet service provider, the website that you used to link to our site, other interests you have, basic demographic information, the websites that you visit from our site, and your IP address. The data is used for statistical purposes only, but you, as the individual user, remain anonymous. We use this anonymous information to help improve the content of this site and to compile aggregate statistics about individuals using our site to improve site content and usability.
Scratch to Basics uses Google Analytics to analyze web page traffic patterns. This information is used to determine the most helpful information for the readers of the website. For more information about Google Analytics and how it works, follow this link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or device by a site when you visit certain parts of the site.
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.
Cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to identify which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
We use traffic log cookies to analyze web page traffic and improve our website. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Links to Other Sites
Through affiliate links, identifying information may be carried over to an outside site to show that you visited that site from our site to ensure proper commissions are issued.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Information collected using Google analytics is retained for 26 months
Information submitted through forms, such as email forms or contact forms are retained until such a time as the data subject chooses to unsubscribe or invokes their right under GDPR to be forgotten.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
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