Disclaimer & Privacy Policy

Professional Expertise // Limitation of Liability

This blog/website is for entertainment purposes only.  None of our posts should be taken in lieu of expert advice.  If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, it is only based on our own expertise.  We are not licensed contractors and any advice found on Simplee DIY should not be taken as professional advice. Please consult with a professional if you are attempting any projects of which you are unsure.  Take all safety precautions when using power tools or other dangerous objects and read the instruction manuals before using any device of which you are unsure.   We are not responsible for any injury or damage sustained while attempting to duplicate projects or tutorials on this blog/website.  ALL PROJECTS PERFORMED FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS FROM SIMPLEEDIY.COM ARE DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Email Addresses

We may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur, for example, if you sign up to receive an email newsletter, or enter a promotion. We will use your email address for the purposes for which you provided it to us, and also from time to time to send you emails regarding the Site or other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of such email communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button in the email.

Your email address may also be shared with the technology provider we use in connection with the purposes for which you provided it, and that technology provider may also contact you from time to time (such as subscription confirmation communications).

Registration or Account Data

We may collect other information from you when you register with our Site in order to use various features. Such information could include your name, birthday, postal code, screen name, and password (if applicable). As you use the Site, we could collect other data that you provide voluntarily (such as comments that you post).

We may also collect information about you through other methods, including research surveys, social media platforms, verification services, data services, as well as public sources.] [We may combine this data with your registration data in order to maintain a more thorough profile.

We may use third parties to provide the functionality to allow you to register for the Site, in which case the third party will also have access to your information. Otherwise, we will not provide any personally-identifying information about you to third parties, except if required by law.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy will always be posted on the Site, with the “Effective Date” posted at the top of the Policy. We may revise and update this Privacy Policy if our practices change, as technology changes, or as we add new services or change existing ones. If we make any material changes to our Privacy Policy or how we handle your personal information, or we are going to use any personal information in a manner that is materially different from that stated in our Privacy Policy at the time we collected such information, we will give you a reasonable opportunity to consent to the change. If you do not consent, your personal information will be used as agreed to under the terms of the privacy policy in effect at the time we obtained that information. By using our Site or services after the Effective Date, you are deemed to consent to our then-current privacy policy. We will use information previously obtained in accordance with the Privacy Policy in effect when the information was obtained from you.

Images

All images taken by Simplee DIY and are rights protected. Failure to link back and credit our site as their source constitutes a copyright violation and are subject to damages and licensing fees. 

Feel free to use an image or two from Simplee DIY as long as a link back to the original post is clearly indicated near the image. Using Simplee DIY photos in bulk, even with a credit, is prohibited.

Please contact [email protected] for express permission if you’d like to use more than a couple of photos.

Duplicating text from is strictly prohibited. 

Comments

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.

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.

Cookies

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.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Sponsored & Affiliate Disclosure

Sponsored Content

We are sometimes compensated to provide opinions on products, services, websites and various other topics.  Any compensated post on SimpleeDIY.com is identified as a sponsored post at the beginning of the post.  Although I sometimes receive compensation for posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products.  The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own.  Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Affiliate Links

Some of our posts at SimpleeDIY.com contain affiliate links.  If you click on an affiliate link and later make a purchase, we may receive a small commission.  Clicking on an affiliate link which earns a commission does NOT result in additional charges to you or cost you anything extra. Mentions of associated products/services/businesses within the content of the blog may or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference.  Money earned via affiliate links helps pay the fees to keep this site up and running. Thank you so much for shopping through our links to show your support for the brands that we love and the products that we share!

Amazon Associates

Simplee DIY 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.

Simplee DIY is not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or the practices of this Site, please contact us at [email protected]