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Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

Please do not republish any content from my blog without permission. Excerpts may be used as long as due credit is given back to the Mandala Blog and the original URL is used.  You can contact me for questions using the contact form in the footer. 

 

Privacy

All users entering personal information into the website are asked to agree with the privacy policy. The Mandala Blog does not and will never sell your personal information to third parties. 

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and operate the Services;

  • To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  • To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

If you subscribe to The Mandala Blog, I will request only your first name and your email. This helps me organize my subscribers and provide personalized emails. 

If you choose to enter a business agreement concerning any writing or editing work, I will request more information such as your first and last name, an email linked to your PayPal account, and your billing address for payment and invoice purposes. 

I am not liable for the accuracy or validity of any information you provide to me, and I am not liable for errors, omissions, or delays in this information which causes loss, injury, or damage from its display or use.

Cookies

My website does use cookies for the following purposes, as laid out by Wix.com: 

  • To provide a great experience for visitors and customers.

  • To identify registered members.

  • To monitor and analyze the performance, operation, and effectiveness of Wix's platform.

  • To ensure the platform is secure and safe to use. 

Using cookies allows my site to provide you with the best experience and save any preferred settings and actions you have selected. 

My website operates under "implied consent," which means that until you make changes, we assume that you are compliant with the usage of cookies. You have the option to allow or deny cookies on your personal web browser in your web settings. However, turning off your cookies may limit your experience on the website. You may also delete your cookies after visiting this website if you wish to delete your information. 

This website currently uses a variety of first and third-party cookies to provide you with a secure and convenient experience. For more information on cookies, you can visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Google Analytics

My website using the Google Analytics extension to track traffic on my pages, including which pages you visit, how long you stay, and what you click on. This does not give me access to any personal information including but not limited to name, address, phone number, or any other personal data. This information is strictly used to help me determine which pages are the most popular and working well for my website. You can opt out from Google Analytics on all sites at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. 

Advertising

I use Google Ads to provide relevant advertisements within the website. Google Ads may use cookies to provide you with advertisements that are relevant to your interests based on your previous browsing habits. I have no control over any of these cookies used by advertisers. However, I have set limitations to prevent any obscene or offensive material from appearing on the website. These other advertisers and vendors may collect non-personal data such as which web pages you visit, which ads you view or click on, and what content you view on my site. The use of cookies, web beacons, or other technology by these vendors and advertisers is subject to their privacy policies, and the Mandala Blog has no liability in connection with their use of cookies. 

Communication

I may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to send updates changes to the Mandala Blogs services, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes, I may contact you via email, telephone, and postal mail.

Withdrawing Consent

If at any time you wish to be removed from the Mandala Blog's update and email system, please contact me at carri33ch@gmail.com, or click unsubscribe in an email you have received. 

Privacy Policy Updates

I reserve the right to update and modify this privacy policy at any time. Changes will take place immediately upon posting on the website. 

FTC Disclosure

I will occasionally use affiliate links in my blog posts for certain products or locations. If you click on a product I have recommend and buy it, I will make a small commission. However, this comes at no additional cost to you, and allows me to continue traveling and providing you with fun content. This does not apply to the Google ads located on my pages. 

I will not recommend any products to you unless I have personally tried them or believe that they will be of value to you. 

The website may contain advertisements, sponsored content,  and affiliate links that provide me with some minor monetary compensation.

If I sponsor or promote content for which I am paid, I will clearly identify it within the blog. 

I am never paid directly for simply promoting or reviewing a product, website, or location. The views and opinions expressed on my pages are mine alone, and I will only support products and locations that I deem worthy of your time and money. 

Cochran Writing & Editing is not responsible for any actions taken on websites linked to or from this site. All actions after leaving this website are at your own risk. I will not be liable for any loss or damage, including or without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage or loss of data or profits resulting from or in connection with the use of this website. 

Affiliates

As a member of the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, I benefit from purchases made from this website. Post containing affiliate links to products allow me to receive a small commission when you purchase.