This privacy policy sets out how Casey Cromwell ("we") uses and protects any information that you give while using ("Website").

When any changes are made to this privacy policy, they will be indicated on this page. To make sure you understand what privacy policy is applicable to this Website, check this page regularly.

What Information Do We Collect

We may collect information like:
  • Contact information including email address (when voluntarily submitted through the subscribe button, inserted into the comment box on bottoms of posts or submitted into a giveaway). Users may visit and comment on the website anonymously, if they so choose.
  • Demographic information such as general geographic location, age, gender, etc. through Google Analytics
  • Other automatically gathered log data related to your actions on the Website, including browser type (e.g., Chrome or Firefox), IP address, etc. 

What the Heck are Cookies?

We may log information using cookies, which are small files that are placed on a user's hardrive by the user's browser that can help personalize their web experience. Cookies are used on this Website to help identify which pages are receiving the most traffic, which can then help us create an even more effective website tailored to its visitors' preferences. Cookies may also be used by third-party services like Google Analytics and Google AdSense. Google AdSense in particular uses DoubleClick cookies to personalize ads based on your visit to this blog or other blogs. To opt out of the DoubleClick cookie, you can visit Ad Settings page from Google located here.

You can also opt out of cookies overall by changing the settings on your web browser so that it alerts you when cookies are requested or automatically denies cookies. Declining cookies may interfere with the full functioning of this Website.

How Your Information Can Be Used

  • To operate and maintain the Website
  • To track and measure users' engagement and activity on the Website
  • To better understand and improve users' experience with the Website
  • To send users who have chosen to subscribe to the newsletter links to recently published posts
  • To respond to comments or emails sent through the "Contact me" form
  • To run a contest, giveaway or promotion 

Your Information Rights

If at any time a user wants to unsubscribe from the newsletter, there is an easy "unsubscribe" button on the bottom of every email sent. You may also access the personal information we have about you or, in certain situations, ask that we "forget" (AKA erase) or amend the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to

Links to Other Sites

Our Website may link to external websites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these websites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

Safety of Information

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

As a website hosted on Blogger, this Website is a Google sub-product. All data and information used is kept and protected by Google. You can look here to learn more about how Google protects information or data collected by any of their services.

Third Party Use of Information

We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law. However, third-party services are used to aid the functioning of this blog, and each third-party service is guided by their own privacy policy. Third-party services used with this Website that collect information on users include:

Google Analytics: this service provides information on Website visitor behavior. Although Google Analytics might log your IP address, it does not store any other personal information. All user-level and event-level data associated with cookies, user-identifiers and advertising identifiers are set to be deleted after 14 months of being stored by Google Analytics.

Blog comments with data stored by Disqus, Facebook, Google+, Blogger: Website users may also choose to comment anonymously. All personally identifying information can be removed upon request.

Feedburner: Feedburner is owned by Google and used by this Website to deliver email updates for the blog to those who have subscribed (by voluntarily entering their email into the Website's subscription box). This Website has no control over Feedburner's operations. If you have any questions about how Google may use your personal data after using a tool like Feedburner, you can read Google's privacy policy here and here

Anonymous Data

At times, we may share anonymous data, which cannot identify individual users or may be combined with data from other users, with outside parties for marketing, advertising or similar purposes. Anonymous data could include blog traffic, other analytics or cookies-related information.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact Casey Cromwell at

This policy is effective as of May, 24 2018.


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