This policy was updated on June 6, 2023
ABOUT RAISING LIFELONG LEARNERS
Founded in 2012 and based in the United States, Raising Lifelong Learners is an independently operated website run by Colleen Kessler. This website shares activities for kids, homeschooling ideas, science and nature fun, parenting resources related to raising and homeschooling gifted and twice-exceptional children, and a variety of other free printable and non-printableresources for parents and educators.
HOW INFORMATION IS COLLECTED
Information is collected on Raising Lifelong Learners in the following ways:
- when you subscribe to the Raising Lifelong Learners newsletter
- when you leave a comment on the blog
- when you purchase a product via the store
- through website cookies and log files through Google Analytics
WEEKLY RAISING LIFELONG LEARNERS NEWSLETTER
If you decide to join the Raising Lifelong Learners newsletter via any of the sign-up forms located throughout this website, then your email address is required. We require your email address in order to send you the emails. At the bottom of every email we send, you will find a link to unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe from the RLL newsletter at any time. If you are having trouble unsubscribing or would like to be removed from the newsletter, then simply send an email asking to be removed.
Currently, we send a minimum of three emails per week. However, we will occasionally email you about products and other promotions that may be relevant to your interests.
Love something you read on the blog? Then leaving a comment is a great way let us know! We personally love hearing your feedback. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, then please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section. Your email address is never shared or disclosed, but your name and comment will be visible to others.
We recommend that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments.
We reserve the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane, or spammy without notice.
Products in the store are sold via WooCommerce. Your name, email address, and country are required during the checkout process. This information is required in order to send you the purchased product and to determine whether or not the EU VAT tax should be applied to your purchase. The details you enter are stored by the third party applications.
All payments are made through PayPal or Stripe, which do not store your financial information once the transaction has been processed.
We also sell products via affiliate programs. Each program collects and retains their own data. We do not have access to the personal information that is collected by these affiliate programs. It is best to read their individual privacy policies for more information on how your data is collected and used.
Cookies store user-specific information in a log. We use the following cookies on Raising Lifelong Learners:
- Amazon (for advertising)
- Facebook Pixel (for Facebook ad targeting): Read how the Pixel works
- Google Analytics (for tracking website traffic and user behavior): Read how their cookies work
- ConvertKit (for email tracking): Read how their site tracking works
- Sumo share buttons (for social sharing): Read how their cookies work
ADVERTISEMENTS ON RAISING LIFELONG LEARNERS
MEDIAVINE PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
SOCIAL MEDIA PRIVACY
Raising Lifelong Learners uses various social media platforms. Raising Lifelong Learners is not responsible for what you post on Raising Lifelong Learner’s social media channels.