Table of contents
- Usage and Content Policy
- Your Personal Information Privacy, Accessibility and Erasure
- Cookies, Tracking and Advertising
- Change of Ownership
- Changes to these policies
Usage and Content Policy
As one of the only resources in the world specific to long distance parenting, content on distanceparent.org is long distance parent friendly and all comments should remain positive and supportive of long distance parents and long distance parenting.
In order to make distanceparent.org a responsible source of information, users posting comments or blog entries should adhere to the following guidelines :
- Do not dispense legal advise here, even if you are an attorney – and further, nothing posted on distanceparent.org should be construed as legal advice. For legal advice, please consult your attorney.
- Do not post personally identifying information in reference to yourself or anyone else.
- Be respectful. Don’t use the site to attack, badmouth or discuss details regarding other people. Remember that you (the poster) are personally responsible for these remarks, not distanceparent.org.
distanceparent.org may deny publication of or to remove any content from the site at any time for any reason.
distanceparent.org contains links to other sites. Please be aware that distanceparent.org is not responsible for the 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 each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. The policies described on this page apply solely to information collected by distanceparent.org.
Content on distanceparent.org is often provided by end users (like you) and long distance parents that are not the owner of the site. The owner of this site takes no responsibility, legal or otherwise, for the content provided or posted by other parties.
Legal Advice Disclaimer
No author on distanceparent.org is an attorney or acting in their capacity as an attorney while interacting on the website. Nothing on distanceparent.org is or should be construed as legal advice. Please seek the advice of an attorney for legal advice.
Amazon Affiliate Links
Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc, or its affiliates.
Many of the product links to products recommended on this site are amazon affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, distanceparent.org earns from qualifying purchases. If you purchase the advertised products, you won’t pay any more for the product and I will earn a small commission, which helps support the site.
Your Personal Information Privacy, Accessibility and Erasure
The privacy of your personal information, and your right to be forgotten are both important to us. You may voluntarily give distanceparent.org your personal information for several reasons. With the exception of legal requests (below), we do not share this information. We give all users the ability to remove their personal information. Here is what we collect, how we use it and how to access and remove it.
User Account and Profile
In order to enhance their use of distanceparent.org, and to create content, users can choose to create an account that contains basic information about themselves like their email address, user name and password and/or voluntary profile information.
Profile information like name and profile description may display on the site if the user comments or creates forum content. This account and profile can be deleted by the user, at will, by logging in and deleting their account. If you have trouble deleting your account, you can contact us.
Users can choose to leave comments on particular articles of interest. To leave a comment, users must submit information including a valid email address. distanceparent.org uses this information to screen out users who leave comments prohibited by usage and content policy (above).
You can edit and delete your own comments at any time by doing so from the comment in question. To delete all of your comments, go to the bottom of any post and to the left of the comments box, click user settings. Follow the prompts to bulk delete your content. If you have trouble deleting your comments, you can contact us.
A user may opt to create a post to be featured on the site. In order to write a post for distanceparent.org, a user must have a completed profile (above). Posts that are featured on the site are publicly viewable. The post and/or profile may be deleted by the user at any time by logging in. If you have trouble deleting your account and/or post(s), you can contact us.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, as described on this page, distanceparent.org may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the owner of distanceparent.org.
Cookies, Tracking and Advertising
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer that is tied to information about the user in a system. The cookie it’s self does not contain any personally identifiable information. We may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your internet browser help instructions.
You may also be able to reject cookies in your browser settings. If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings. However, not all distanceparent.org services require that you accept cookies.
Amazon Affiliate Advertising
Traffic Analytics and Log Files
Like most web sites we log website activities to help us analyze trends, and administer the site. We use Google Analytics to gather this data. Google Analytics gathers information about website activity use by means of cookies. The information gathered is browser type, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp and similar information. This information is not linked to personally identifiable information.
Google is, for GDPR purposes, a controller of the data that is shared and used in this scenario. Here are their measurement Controller Data Protection Terms.
If you are in the state of California, you can click the pop up link labeled “Do Not Sell My Personal Information”, in which case, you will still see ads but they will not be personalized to you.
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
Change of Ownership
In the event distanceparent.org goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users’ personal information and access to data collected by the third parties listed above will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred, along with the website, it’s posts, comments and other data.
Changes to these policies
If you are left with questions, you can contact us!