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Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com's
Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to me.

This document outlines the types of personal information I receive and collect when you use Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard information. I hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with me.

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

Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.

For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie enables Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.

Google Analytics Cookies

Balloon-Decoration-Guide.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. This information is shared with Google, which will store and use this information on its servers. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Balloon-Decoration-Guide.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 here: 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 my 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 and their ad technology providers. You can view a list of their certified providers here. 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 ad opt-out page

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

Some third-party advertisements are served by Ezoic and their ad technology providers. You can find out all about Ezoic's privacy policy here.

Affiliate Products and Services

I receive an affiliate commission for some of the products or services sold on Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com.

The affiliate services platforms I use are Amazon, Clickbank, Commission Junction, eBay,  Rakuten Marketing and SiteSell.

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

You can read more about our use of affiliate links on our Disclaimer and Affiliate Disclosure page

Retargeting Ads and Tracking Pixels

Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com uses retargeting ads, which require the setting of cookies in your browser.

Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com uses Facebook pixels to determine the effectiveness of some Facebook ad campaigns. You can change your Facebook ad settings here

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 my 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 Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com's cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

Personally Identifiable Information

Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate our 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.

Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit my site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my site.

Specifically, if you subscribe to my newsletter, I may 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 my eCourse, your payment is safely handled by PayPal.  You can learn more about PayPal and which data they collect from you on their privacy policy page.

This site also uses Facebook commenting. Facebook stores all of your comments and may show them on your timeline, depending on your Facebook settings.

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

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit our 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 my 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.

Balloon-Decoration-Guide.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

We 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 our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information.

I may use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about my user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Search Box

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/privacy.html) 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.

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 Balloon-Decoration-Guide.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

Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by this site  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 my commitment to protect your personal information.

If you have submitted personally identifiable information through my website and would like to download and review that information, click on this link.

You can also request to edit or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on this link.

Updates and Effective Date

Balloon-Decoration-Guide.com reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in my privacy practices, I will indicate on my site that my privacy practices have changed and provide a link to the new 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 Balloon-Decoration-Guide.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: July 29th, 2018

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