What information does The Bona Fide Life collect?
The only information collected is when you sign up for our email newsletters. Every once in a while, we do ask our readers to answer a survey to help better our site or to receive feedback on our content and/or site.
What does The Bona Fide Life do with this information?
We may use this information to deliver the type of content you are most interested in, to improve our site, and to send periodic email newsletters that you signed up for.
How do we protect this information?
We only provide articles and information, we do not ask for credit card numbers. We use regular malware scanning to protect you on our site.
Your personal information (i.e. name and email) are contained on a secured network only accessible by the person who owns this site.
Do we use “cookies”?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties using your information unless we give you advanced notice. This does not include website hosts and other parties who assist The Bona Fide Life with conducting our business, or serving our users. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our policies, or to protect others.
We may include or offer third-party products or services on The Bona Fide Life. These third-parties have their own independent privacy policies. Which means we have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. We do welcome any feedback of these sites. We also do use links as affiliate links. This means that I may receive compensation in some form for your click or buy on that site. See my Disclosure Policy for more information on this.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
We have implemented the following:
• Demographics and Interests Reporting
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
Can change your personal information:
• By emailing us
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via in-site notification
• Within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us or
Follow the instructions at the bottom of each email. We will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Little River, SC 29566
Last Edited on 2017-01-25