This policy was last updated on November 17, 2022.
About Alive and Growing at Home
Founded in 2022 and based in America, Alive and Growing at Home is an independently operated blog run by me, Becky Spence. This website shares education resources for parents, teachers, tutors, daycare providers, librarians, homesteaders, and more.
If you are under 16 years old, you should not be using this website, leaving blog comments, or subscribing to either of my newsletters without parental permission.
How We Protect Your Information
Alive and Growing at Home uses standard security protocols and works only with reputable third-party vendors.
How Information Is Collected
- If you subscribe to Alive and Growing at Home’s newsletter
- If you leave a comment on the blog
- If you purchase a product through my shop
- Through website cookies and log files
- Through Google Analytics
I use the information you provide to deliver the requested product and/or service, to improve our overall performance, and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information.
Subscribers to my Newsletter
When you leave a blog comment, your comment may be public and visible. Your email address is never disclosed unless you include it in the main body of the comment. Your name and comment (as well as your URL, if you provide it), are visible to anyone who visits the comment section. Please avoid leaving any personal information in your comments. Your details will remain in the database unless I remove it or you request to have it removed. I reserve the right to remove or edit comments at my discretion. These may include comments containing profanity, harassment, threats, self-promotion, or spam.
Cookies and Pixels
This website uses a technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how the site is used. Cookies are little pieces of code that I use to track your use of this site and provide the best possible experience for you. Cookies may collect information including the date and time of your visit, the pages viewed, time spent on the site, and your IP address. This site also reserves the right to use social media pixels which allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites. This helps tailor the advertising messages you see when visiting those social media sites.
- Amazon (for advertising)*
- Facebook Pixel (for Facebook ad targeting)
- Google Analytics (for tracking website traffic and user behavior)
- Active Campaign (for email tracking)
- WP Affiliate (for tracking purchases made through affiliates)
If you wish to disable cookies, you can learn how to do that by visiting the websites of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or that of a different browser.
*This Reading Mama/Alive and Growing at Home is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for earning advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. This doesn’t cost you an extra cent.
My website uses Google Analytics to track website performance and behavior. It provides information on page views, referral sources (such as another website or a social media site), your device (i.e. mobile or desktop), browsing actions, and other information that helps me adapt the content I write for this site. Google Analytics collects anonymous information about your location, age, gender, IP address, and interests. I have no way to connect that information to you personally. Read about Google Analytics’ data retention policy here.
Links to Third Party Websites
I include links to third party websites for your use and reference. I am not responsible for the privacy policies on these sites. Be aware that their privacy policies may be different than that of Alive and Growing at Home.
Alive and Growing at Home posts information on various social media platforms. Alive and Growing at Home is not responsible for your privacy when you post on its social media channels.
When I May Transfer Your Personal Data
I will not transfer your personal data unless I am under legal obligation to do so.