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This page sets out the legal issues, policies, terms and conditions that you need to know about when you use Homeschool-Activities.com.

At Homeschool-Activities.com I am dedicated to protecting your data and privacy.

I recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information I receive and collect when you use Homeschool-Activities.com, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with me.

Homeschool-Activities.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all my operations. Likewise, I am dedicated to protecting my customers' and online visitors' privacy on my website.

Some of the information below is a bit complicated, but the bottom line is that I aim to be fair and honest in my dealings with you, and I expect you to be fair and honest in your dealings with me.

In the case of conflict between the terms and conditions displayed on this page and any found elsewhere on the website, those displayed here will take precedence.

Your use of this site indicates acceptance of my privacy policy and terms and conditions.

Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions last updated : June 16th 2018

Copyright Statement

All original material, except where otherwise identified, copyright © 2010-2018 Homeschool-Activities.com. All rights reserved. All content and graphics on this site are protected by copyright under international conventions and the copying, reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents of this site is prohibited without the express written consent of Homeschool-Activities.com.

Please note that reproduction for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

I welcome and encourage links from other relevant websites and blogs, and you may link to this site without my permission. However, if you wish to use copyrighted material from my site on your own site or blog, you must contact me for permission, which may be given, subject to conditions including, but not limited to, proper attribution, and a live link to the site wherever possible.

Use of Trademarks

All trademarks and registered trademarks, whether or not so identified, are acknowledged to be the property of their respective owners. The use of a trademark does not imply that such use has been authorized, endorsed or sponsored by the trademark owner.

Submission of Contributions, Photographs and Other Original Material

By submitting your contributions, photographs and other original material to me for display on my website, you agree that I have the (non-exclusive) right, but not the obligation, to display the material in whole or in part, as I consider appropriate, together with your name, without further recompense to you.

You warrant to me that you are the originator of the material and agree to indemnify me against any claim of copyright infringement which might arise in connection with my use of your material on Homeschool-Activities.com.

If I display your original material on the website, I will credit you as the originator of that work. If you no longer wish me to display your work, I undertake to remove the image(s) and associated description from the website on receipt of a written request.

Disclaimer

The information and instructions which I give you on this website are provided in good faith, but I cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. In following my instructions you should take care not to do so in a way that could cause injury to yourself or to others, or that is contrary to any applicable law.

In more formal terms:

The author of this website disclaims any liability arising directly or indirectly from your use of the site. Statements made by the author or other contributors represent their views and opinions only and do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement.

While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and/or up-to-date.

The materials contained on this website are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter. Homeschool-Activities.com does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.

Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. Homeschool-Activities.com includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents.

The materials on this site, including any linked site, are provided 'as is' and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, I disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title and implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

I do not warrant that the functions contained at this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Privacy Policy

About Our Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that Homeschool-Activities.com stores on your computer, which your browser provides to Homeschool-Activities.com each time you return to the site. I use cookies to help me identify and track visitors, their use of our website, and their website access preferences.

Google Analytics Cookies

Homeschool-Activities.com uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics collects demographic and interest data, and generates statistical and other information about website use, by means of cookies. These cookies are kept on your computer. I share this information with Google, which will store and use this information on its servers. Google's privacy policy is available at:
https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Homeschool-Activities.com uses information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. I use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to my website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow me to update the site and improve your usage of it.

If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install its opt-out browser extension or add-on... https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Advertising Cookies

I use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on my website. These companies use cookies and web beacons in their ads to ascertain how many times you've seen an advertisement. I share this information with these companies, but do not provide them with any personally identifiable information for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information from our website.

You may opt out of personalized ads for over 125 different ad networks. Click here to do that.

Some third-party advertisements are served by Google. Google's cookie enables it to serve ads to my visitors based on their visits to other sites on the Web. You may opt out of personalized ads by visiting the Google advertising privacy policy.

This link from Google provides more information about how Google manages data in its ad products.

Affiliate Products and Services

I receive an affiliate commission for some of the products and services sold on Homeschool-Activities.com.

The affiliate services platforms I use are:  Amazon, Google AdSense - ads are marked Ads by Google, Solo Built It! (who hosts Homeschool-Activities.com for me), and Commission Junction.

By clicking on a product or service link, you consent to that platform's use of cookies, as outlined in the link below.

Advertising Disclosure Statement

This disclosure statement explains my relationship to my advertisers and how I receive compensation.

Homeschool-Activities.com is a personal site written and edited by me. This site accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

I do not write reviews for the purpose of receiving payment.

Occasionally, I may receive free products to test. If I like the product, I may choose to write a review for the benefit of my readers. If this is the case, I disclose that I received the product for free. I may also join the manufacturer's affiliate program and offer the product for sale along with the review, in which case the affiliate links are marked as advertising.

I only advertise merchants, products, or services that I use, have used in the past, or are recommended to me by other homeschoolers whose opinion I trust.

The views and opinions expressed on this site are those of the author and other contributors only. Any claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the seller, manufacturer or provider.

Refusing Cookies

You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of our site. Consult the Help section of your browser for guidance on how to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.

If you choose to refuse Homeschool-Activities.com's cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

Personally Identifiable Information

Homeschool-Activities.com may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate my site.
  • To display content on the site correctly.
  • To improve customer service.
  • To help me respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize your user experience.
  • To understand how my users as a group use the services and resources provided on my site.
  • To improve my site.
  • To improve my products and services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature.
  • To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics I think will be of interest to you.
  • To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails.
  • To respond to your enquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

Specifically, if you subscribe to my newsletter, I will ask for your first name and will require your email address.

If you complete a form, I will require your name and your email address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.

If you submit content to me, I will ask for your name and email address. Photos you include with your submission, or details in your submission, may personally identify you.

If you request to be notified about comments on any content you submit to me, or request to be notified when others submit content, I will require your first name and your email address.

If you purchase a product or service from me, I will collect your name, email address, billing address and credit card number.

This site lets you share content with your friends and followers on various social media platforms. Below are links to the privacy policies of:

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit my site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.

If I make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, I will inform you by placing a notice on our site. I will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties.

I also collect each visitor's IP address, which helps me combat spam and fraud. I do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.

Homeschool-Activities.com contains links to other websites that may be of interest to you. However, once you have used them to leave my site, I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting such sites. These sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Always exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the website in question before continuing to use it.

Non-personally Identifiable Information

I may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with my site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to my site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information.

Children's Privacy Protection

This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. I operate my site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to use this site. I do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.

Release of Information

If I sell Homeschool-Activities.com, the information I have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in my site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through my website of that change in control and practices, and I will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.

Data Storage

All personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information is stored on my host's servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702 Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada.

How You Can Correct or Remove Information

I provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of our commitment to protect your personally identifiable information. If you have submitted personally identifiable information through my website and would like to update that information or have it deleted from my records, [link]click on this link[/link]. [Add a link to the GDPR data review page for your site -- currently not available]

Updates and Effective Date

Homeschool-Activities.com reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in my cookie and privacy practices, I will indicate on my site that those practices have changed and provide a link to the updated privacy policy. I encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information I collect and how I use it.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to Homeschool-Activities.com's privacy policy as posted here on this website, please do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information.

Your explicit consent indicates acceptance of this privacy policy in its entirety.

Last updated: June 18th 2018

Special statement about Amazon products

I am 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 amazon.co.uk, or its other programs, such as endless.com or smallparts.com.

Google Adsense

I use Google AdSense to show you advertisements for goods and services that may be of interest to you. These advertisements are clearly identified. I do not have complete control over what products and services are advertised, and the fact that a particular product or service is advertised in this way is not an indication that I recommend or endorse that product or service. Any claim, statistic, quote or other representation should be verified with the seller, manufacturer or provider. I may receive a payment if you respond to any of these advertisements.

Google For Search

The search box on this web site ("Search Box") is powered by Google Inc. ("Google"). You acknowledge and agree that Google's privacy policy (located at http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/) shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.

SoloBuildIt!

I am happy to recommend SBI! from SiteSell to any of my visitors who would like to have their own website. I use SBI! myself, and I could never have understood the process of how to build a successful website without it. SBI! is almost an online business degree in itself and, although there are many other hosts available, I am convinced SBI! is unique in the quality of service it provides. It will take time, but if you follow the SBI! process I am sure you will be able to set up a successful website yourself rather than one which slowly fades into cosmic dust. I receive no payment for recommending SBI!, but should you decide to purchase this product for yourself I may receive a commission. You are free to order from a number of sources, including SiteSell, but I would appreciate it if you would consider doing so through me. You will pay exactly the same price but I will receive a commission. Let me know if you are interested in knowing more about SBI! through my Contact page.

Written Communications

You may send written communications to me by using my Contact Form.


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