privacy policy

Privacy Policy for Muddy Boots and Diamonds

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at muddybootsndiamonds {at} gmail {dot} com.

At Muddy Boots and Diamonds, we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by Muddy Boots and Diamonds and how we use it.

COOKIES

Muddy Boots and Diamonds uses cookies to provide a customized user experience on the site. A cookie is a small file that a website transfers to your computer to allow your browser to remember information about your last session on that website. Your computer only shares information in the cookie with the specific website that provided it, and no other website can request that information. Muddy Boots and Diamonds also uses third-party analytics services (like Google Analytics) to gather this information for analysis.

Muddy Boots and Diamonds collects and temporarily stores certain information about your visit to help us to better align our content and the website design with your needs. The information these cookies collect includes:

  1. The domain you access our website from
  2. Your computer’s IP address
  3. The date and time you accessed the site
  4. The operating system of your computer
  5. The browser you’re using to access our site
  6. The Universal Resource Locators (URLs) of the pages you visit on our site
  7. Your username, if you’ve logged into the site
  8. The URL of the site you came from if you clicked a link there that brought you to this site

This information is only used to improve the website and enhance our visitors’ experience. Raw data logs are only retained temporarily for site management purposes.

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit this site and some services and functionalities may not work.

THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS’ USE OF INFORMATION

Muddy Boots and Diamonds may share your information with third-party service providers when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. Additionally, we may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of Muddy Boots and Diamonds. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. Muddy Boots and Diamonds currently uses the following third-party service providers:

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. It stores your anonymous data, relevant to measuring the Website’s performance and usage, in a cookie. Please refer to the “Cookie” section above for more information on what is collected.

Google’s Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

GOOGLE ADSENSE

Google Adsense is a program run by Google that allows publishers in the Google Network of content sites to serve automatic text, image, video, or interactive media advertisements, that are targeted to site content and audience. Some advertisement types are set up such that they target advertising based on what’s relevant to you, improve reporting on campaign performance, and avoid showing ads you have already seen. Google Adsense uses cookies to improve advertising. Please refer to the “Cookie” section above for more information.

Google’s Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

BLOGHER PUBLISHING NETWORK (Part of the SheKnows Media Family of Sites)

The BlogHer Publishing Network serves automatic text, image, video, or interactive media advertisements, that are targeted to site content and audience. Some advertisement types are set up such that they target advertising based on what’s relevant to you, improve reporting on campaign performance, and avoid showing ads you have already seen. BlogHer Publishing Network uses cookies to improve advertising. Please refer to the “Cookie” section above for more information.

BlogHer Publishing Network Privacy Policy http://www.sheknows.com/privacy-policy

SKIMLINKS

Skimlinks will not knowingly collect or store any information which enables us to determine the actual identity of Users visiting a Skimlinks Enabled Site.

Skimlinks uses cookies and web beacons to collect Usage Data relating to Users. This Usage Data is used by Skimlinks to optimize the performance and yield of the Service, to provide comprehensive reporting to Publishers, and to provide reporting and targeting services to Merchants, Advertisers, and other third parties. Usage Data cannot generally be used to identify a specific person.

Skimlinks provides an opt-out service for Users who do not wish for their Usage Data to be used for advertising targeting purposes. This opt-out is accessible here.

Skimlinks’ Privacy Policy https://skimlinks.com/privacy-policy

MAILERLITE

MailerLite is an email marketing software, automation and service. Muddy Boots and Diamonds uses custom forms through MailerLite for its Newsletter subscribers. This service provider pass information directly from our website to their database and nothing is stored in our database as a result. We do have access to all the personal information collected through Muddy Boots and Diamonds by logging in to our account in their website. Personal information collected through MailerLite is used solely for the purpose of promotional marketing, such as newsletters.

MailerLite’s Privacy Policy https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy/

PLUGINS AND/OR WIDGETS

Muddy Boots and Diamonds uses plugins and/or widgets to maintain and operate the Website, and give you a great user experience. These plugins include, but are not limited to, Jetpack, Akismet Anti-Spam, Social Warfare, and WPForms. The plugins on this website may pass data, including personal information, to external servers to process, such as Akismet Anti-Spam or Jetpack.

This list may be amended from time to time at Muddy Boots and Diamonds’ sole discretion.

Except when required by law, Muddy Boots and Diamonds will not sell, distribute, or reveal any of your personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third party service providers who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.

THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS’ PRIVACY POLICIES

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party service providers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. This Website’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.

LINKS

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

COMMENTS

When visitors leave comments on this 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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

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.

SURVEYS & CONTESTS 

From time-to-time, our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Muddy Boots and Diamonds does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately at muddybootsndiamonds@gmail.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

PERSONAL INFORMATION RETENTION

We retain your personal information for as long as it is necessary to provide the services to you and to comply with our legal obligations. If you no longer want us to use your personal information, you can request that we erase your personal information.

Please note that if you request the erasure of your personal information we will retain information from deleted accounts as necessary for our legitimate business interests, to comply with the law, enforce the terms of service and take other actions permitted by law. The information we retain will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY ONLY

This privacy policy applies only to your online activities and is valid for visitors to Muddy Boots and Diamonds and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You can do the following at any time by contacting us via email at muddybootsndiamonds@gmail.com:

OPT-OUT

You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us to be removed from our mailing list.

ACCESS

You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to the email listed above.

AMEND

You may contact us at the email address listed above to amend or update your personal information.

FORGET

In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to the email listed above.

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

CONSENT

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at muddybootsndiamonds@gmail.com.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Emma Rinker
muddybootsndiamonds@gmail.com

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