Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Budget Earth may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
– First and Last Name
– E-mail Address
– Personal information only to send prizes for winners of giveaways in the US or Canada. This information is given to companies to send prizes and for no other purpose. Budget Earth & writers do not collect or keep personal information once a prize has been received by winner.
Budget Earth may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:
– Household Income
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Budget Earth’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
Budget Earth collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Budget Earth may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Budget Earth and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Budget Earth does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Budget Earth may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. Budget Earth may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Budget Earth, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Budget Earth may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Budget Earth or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Budget Earth; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Budget Earth, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Budget Earth. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Budget Earth website.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
This website may contain affiliate links – links that will take you to a third party page to buy said products or services. By clicking on these links and purchasing, Budget Earth may receive a payment or commission for said purchase. These sites may also collect information from said purchase, which Budget Earth has no access to in any form. Affiliate are in the form of Amazon.com, Kuranda Beds, Awin, Etsy, Night Owl Paper Goods, Commission Junction, Share-A-Sale, and possible other sites. Every page that has affiliate links will disclosure this information clearly per FTC regulations. Disclosure can always be found at the top of posts.
Security of your Personal Information
Budget Earth secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Budget Earth uses the following methods for this purpose:
– SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
Budget Earth does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. Barring legal requirements, comments may be removed by email request to a site administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile (writers at Budget Earth only). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Where We Send Your Data
The Budget Earth website and any owned or offered services are all hosted within the United States, and therefore any data retained is kept in the United States.
From time to time, Budget Earth may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Budget Earth or click on a link therein.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Budget Earth, you may opt out of such communications by By clicking the unsubscribe button included on each email..
Changes to this Statement
Budget Earth welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Budget Earth has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Budget Earth at:
Owned by Susan Bewley
Effective as of May 17, 2018