Updated January 24, 2024.

PRIVACY POLICY

Smart Dun DIY believes very strongly in keeping your personal information confidential. The following policy describes what information we collect and how it is used and shared.

Information Collected

Smart Fun DIY collects as little information as possible from users looking to post comments and messages in the forum. We will typically collect a name (either real or alias), personal website, and an e-mail address. In addition, Smart Fun DIY collects names (real or alias) and email addresses when signing up for email notices.

Cookies / IP Address tracking

Smart Fun DIY uses cookies to uniquely identify users for the purpose of log files, posting comments, and voting on the site. No personal information is stored in these cookies, it is simply a way to identify your computer.

Shared Information

None of your shared information will be shared with third parties. Smart Fun DIY may use your e-mail address in the future to contact you regarding the site, however, an opt-out will always be provided.  Your name and website may be displayed on the site if you post a comment or a message in the forum.  However, your e-mail address and privacy will always be kept secure.

Opting Out

If Smart Fun DIY chooses to send out newsletter updates in the future and we have your email address on file, you may receive a copy of our newsletter. However, at the bottom of every newsletter will be an easy way to opt-out. The editors of our site hate SPAM as much as you and have no intention of filling up e-mail boxes with unwanted messages.

To have your personal information removed or to review the information collected and to whom we have disclosed this information to, if any, by going to our contact page and filling out the form with your request.

Third-Party Advertising

We may allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, the subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third-party web beacon to collect this information.

Advertising Privacy Statement

This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here: www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy

For European Economic Area Residents

If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the right, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing.  If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact Jennifer at Handmade@smartfundiy.com and AdThrive at info@adthrive.com. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences link at the bottom of the site. (Available in the EU.)

For California Residents

California law gives residents the right to opt-out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a “sale.” To opt-out of the sharing of your information for advertising information, [if not infinite scroll: click the opt-out link provided in the footer of this page] [if infinite scroll: click the opt-out link provided at the end of the post]. You also have the right to request from us the categories of personal information that we have shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided. To make such a request, please contact us at info@adthrive.com. To be clear we do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties and the categories of third parties that we share information with for advertising purposes are supply-side platforms, programmatic advertising exchanges, and demand-side platforms.

DISCLAIMERS

Links to other websites:

This website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Liability:

We are not experts in all matters and our craft directions, recipes, tips, and tricks are not error-proof. They are based on our experiences. If you need more information, do your own research, and take appropriate precautions. This website nor any author shall be held responsible for any loss, injury, your personal safety, or the outcome of any recipes, cooking methods, projects or information learned from this website.