Privacy

Disclosure Policy

The Federal Trade Commission {FTC} made changes to their guidelines in reference to endorsements and testimonials in order to protect the public from any intentionally errant or misleading advertising that has been paid for by a group or company. Smart Kids’ Apps want you to know that:

Accessing this Website 

  • The content of this blog is a source of income and therefore may be used to promote products or services.
  • From time to time, the content of this blog will include promotional links to products or services, such as affiliate links. I will only promote products or services that I trust and would use myself.
  • From time to time, I may provide reviews of products or services. I will always disclose whether I bought the product or service or received it for free. My reviews will always be honest and reflect my experience with the product or service.
  • Mentions of associated products/services/businesses within the content of this site or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference.

When you access our website or any of its content, you agree that

  • You will not copy, duplicate or steal our website or content. We reserve our right to prosecute copyright violation to the full extent of the law.
  • By downloading, printing, or otherwise using our website content for personal use, you in no way assume any ownership rights of the content – it is still our property.

PRIVACY & COOKIES POLICY

Smart Kids’ Apps Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit this website.

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit the website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the website, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the website, and information about how you interact with the website. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

    – “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

    – “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

    – “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

This website collects the personal information you voluntarily provide to us, in order to subscribe visitors to our newsletter.

The information you provide is used to send periodic emails. We share this information with third parties such as MailChimp, the company that manages our mailing list.  You can read about MailChimp’s privacy policy at https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/. We will never sell, rent, or lease our mailing list to third parties.

Smart Kids’ Apps is a WordPress.org website. You can read about WordPress.org’s privacy policy at https://wordpress.org/about/privacy/.

HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We may collect data about you by you providing the data directly to us (for example by filling in forms on our site or by sending us emails). We may automatically collect certain data from you as you use our website by using cookies and similar technologies.

We may receive data from third parties such as analytics providers, advertising networks, and search engines.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

IDENTIFY YOU WHEN YOU VISIT OUR SITE

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our website (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the website, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.  For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.  You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. We publish Google AdSense advertisements on our website. These are chosen by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior on Smart Kids’ Apps using cookies. You can opt out of AdSense or change your settings at https://adssettings.google.com.

ADVERTISING

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:

  Common Links Include:

    FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

    GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

    BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/. You can obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en 

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

As mentioned above, content on Smart Kids’ Apps may include affiliate marketing links and/or recommendations. If you are concerned about the privacy policies of third-party companies promoted on this website, you should access the website(s) of the third-party company/ies and read their privacy policy/ies.

EUROPEAN RESIDENTS

If you are an EEC resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are an EEC resident please note that we are processing your information in order to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.  Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

PERSONAL DATA OF CHILDREN UNDER 13

Smart Kids’ Apps is not intended for children under 13, and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected, we shall immediately take the necessary steps to delete the information from our database. Anyone under the age of 13 must obtain parent/guardian permission before accessing the website.

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect changes to our practices or for other reasons. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on November 2, 2018.

ACCEPTANCE

Through use of this website, you are agreeing to the aforementioned policies and all terms and conditions stipulated therein. If you do not agree to any of these terms or conditions, you should refrain from further use of this website.

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at admin@smartkidsapps.org