Disclosures, Cookies & Privacy Statement

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DISCLOSURES

This blog is a collaborative blog written by the Novak Family.  It is our personal views and opinions and not those of our employers, any associations we are members of, or organizations we volunteer with.


This blog may at times accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. 


The Novaks may at times be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though we receive compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers' 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.


Our website may contain affiliate marketing links, which means we may get paid commission on sales of those products or services we write about. Our editorial content is not influenced by advertisers or affiliate partnerships. This disclosure is provided in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR § 255.5: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising

As of August 2015, I became an Independent Consultant for NYR Organic. Products from my store are featured throughout the blog, and you can shop my boutique here. If you choose to purchase from my boutique I will receive a small commission from your order.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.


COOKIE POLICY OF MIDWEST FAMILY FOOD AND FUN

What Are Cookies
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.
For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies
We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We May Set
  • Account related cookies:
    If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.
  • Login related cookies:
    We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
  • Email newsletters related cookies:
    This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
  • Orders processing related cookies:
    At times, this site may offer e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
  • Surveys related cookies:
    From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.
  • Forms related cookies:
    When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
  • Site preferences cookies:
    In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.
Third Party Cookies
In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.
  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • As we may sell products it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
  • The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you. For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.
  • We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.
  • Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; {List the social networks whose features you have integrated with your site?:12}, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
More Information
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. This Cookies Policy was created with the help of the CookiePolicyGenerator.com
However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:
PRIVACY STATEMENT
Your privacy is important to Midwest Family Food and Fun. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that Midwest Family Food and Fun collects, and the ways in which Midwest Family Food and Fun uses that personal information.

Personal Information Collection
Midwest Family Food and Fun may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:
  • Information about your use of this website through such things but not limited to cookies (which you can turn off at any time by modifying your Internet browser's settings)
  • Information that you provide for the purpose of registering with the website;
  • Information about transactions carried out over this website; 
  • Information such as email addresses that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website or services it may provide;
  • Any other information that you send to Midwest Family Food and Fun such as addresses provided for giveaways.
Using Personal Information:
Midwest Family Food and Fun may use your personal information to:
  • Administer this website;
  • Personalize the website for you;
  • Enable your access to and use of the website services;
  • Publish information about you such as your comments and suggestions on the website;
  • Send to you products that you purchase or win through giveaways;
  • Supply to you services that you requested;
  • Send to you statements and invoices;
  • Collect payments from you; and
  • Send you marketing communications.
Where Midwest Family Food and Fun discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, Midwest Family Food and Fun may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing Your Data
Midwest Family Food and Fun will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Other Websites
This website contains links to other websites.  Midwest Family Food and Fun is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

UPDATING THIS STATEMENT
Midwest Family Food and Fun may update our disclosure, cookie, or privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.  This policy was last reviewed/updated on June 27, 2018.

QUESTIONS/CONCERNS
If you have any questions about our disclosure, cookie, or  privacy policy or Midwest Family Food and Fun treatment of your personal information, please write by email to midwestfamilyfoodandfun@gmail.commidwestfamilyfoodandfun@gmail.com.