TERMS & CONDITIONS

 

Copyright

Brigetteramos.com retains full copyright for all materials provided. Any unauthorized republishing, copying or duplicating of any sort is strictly prohibited without written expressed permission. You are allowed and welcomed to provide a link to Brigetteramos.com. To obtain permission to use the content found on this blog, submit your request in the contact form.
 

Content

All material provided on brigetteramos.com, with the exception of guest submissions, comments and promotional material, are written, photographed and edited by me. The information on this site is subject to change without notice. Though I try my best to keep all information accurate, current and up-to-date, no guarantees are made.

Brigetteramos.com is intended for general information purposes only. Information provided on this site should never be substituted for information obtained by a licensed professional.
 

Reviews

All reviews, with the exception of guest reviews, are written and edited by me. The reviews are based off of my personal experiences and opinions of the product(s) being reviewed. All thoughts expressed in a review are my honest opinions and are never influenced by brands, other groups or individuals, PR companies or advertisers.

Although many items being reviewed on brigetteramos.com are purchased, this site accepts press samples of products from brands and PR companies on a consideration basis only. This means the acceptance of press samples does not guarantee a review post or favorable review. It will be clearly noted if products have been provided for consideration by the company or PR company.
 

Guest Reviews/Submissions

Brigetteramos.com gladly accepts guest reviews and submissions under certain circumstances. Guest reviews and submissions are subject to approval and there is no guarantee that it will be published until post meets this sites desired requirements.

Contact me for more information and requirements needed for a guest review and/or guest submission.
 

Giveaways

Giveaways will frequently be held on brigetteramos.com. All prizes for giveaways will be purchased and shipped at my expense unless otherwise stated on the giveaway post. Giveaways will generally last for 2-4 weeks from original post date depending on the quantities of prizes.

All participants are expected to be of the age of their regions requirements or have the consent of a parent or guardian. Winners will be selected at random and will be determined by the use of a giveaway generator also known as Rafflecopter. Participants are allowed to win one giveaway every six months. Giveaways are open internationally unless otherwise noted on the giveaway post. Winner(s) will be contacted via email within 48 hours of the giveaway end date and will be given 72 hours to respond and claim the prize(s). In cases where I don’t hear back from the winner(s) within 72 hours, another winner will chosen at random to take the place of the previous winner.
 

Comment Policy

Comments are welcomed and are highly encouraged! A comment system is put in place to promote personal interactions between me and the readers. All comments are subject to approval in which this site does not tolerate inappropriate language, threatening or abusive comments and spam. Comments containing inappropriate content will be removed without notice.
 

Privacy Policy

At brigetteramos.com, your privacy is of extreme importance. This privacy policy outlines the types of personal information that will be received and collected under certain circumstances and how it is used.

Comments: Although your email address is required when posting a comment on WordPress, your email will never be posted. It is required to provide an email to reduce the amount of spam to maintain the integrity of the site.

Giveaways: Your email address will be used as a form to obtain your prize. At that time, I will collect your shipping information to send your prize(s). It will be clearly noted within the rules and regulations of the giveaway if your information (as a winner) will be shared with a third party prize provider. All giveaways are intended for individuals who are of the age of their regions requirements.

All information collected is protected and will never be distributed, sold or published.
 

Advertising

Brigetteramos.com uses affiliate links, referral links and banner ads as forms of advertising. Advertisements on this site receives a small commission off purchases made through said links and ads. All advertisements, affiliate links or referral links do not reflect the opinions written on this blog. More information is included below for disclaimers and disclosures about the forms of advertising on blog posts.
 

Disclaimers & Disclosures

Purchased
Product(s) featured in a post that is labeled ‘Purchased’ means items were purchased with my own money. This will allow readers and viewers of this site to distinguish amongst all posts which products being featured are bought and not sent to me for review consideration.

Gifted
Product(s) featured in a post that is labeled ‘Gift’ means that items were given to me as a gift by family, friends, etc. at their own will. This should not be mistaken for a press sample for it has it’s own category in my disclosure list.

Press Samples
Product(s) featured in a post that is labeled ‘Press Sample’ means that a brand or their PR representative sent me product(s) for editorial consideration. This site accepts press samples on a consideration basis only. All opinions in a post labeled ‘Press Sample’ are my own and are never influenced by brands, other groups or individuals.

Sponsored
Content and/or product(s) featured in a post that is labeled ‘Sponsored’ means that I received monetary compensation to feature a post on my blog. All opinions in a post labeled ‘Sponsored’ are my own and are never influenced by brands, other groups or individuals.

Referral Links
Link(s) featured in a post that is labeled ‘Referral’ are linked to a third-party retail site in which I am associated with (I shop there or pay to receive their products or services like all other consumers of the retailer. Ex: Subscription Boxes). By clicking on my referral link(s), I will not get monetary commission. Should you sign up for products or services under my referral link, I will only receive credits and/or points that help with a future purchase through the third-party retail site.

Affiliate Links
Link(s) featured in a post that is labeled ‘Affiliate’ means that I partake in a third-party retail affiliate program. I only receive commission if a purchase was made through my affiliate link(s). This does not affect you and does not add any extra cost to you as customer. I receive as little as 1-10% of each sale depending on the retailer. All opinions in a post labeled ‘Affiliate’ are my own and are never influenced by brands, other groups or individuals.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security and have explained in detail the steps we take to do so. We control this site from offices in the United States of America. We do not represent that materials on the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Outside Sites (Their Privacy Policies May Be Different)

The Site contains links to other websites, like our sponsor’s websites or links to booksellers, that may offer products or services that our customers might find useful. These sites may request information from you. In such instances, the collection and use of your personal information will be governed by the privacy policy applicable to that site. We do not control the privacy policies, contents or links that appear on these sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.

How and Why We Collect Information

We collect your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. If you register for a course, a membership site, or a free training series, for example, the information is used to enroll you in the program, to enroll you in our newsletters, to track your preferences, and to keep you informed about the product and related products. As a visitor to our Sites, you can engage in many activities without providing any personal information.

If you opt in to receive any free training series, download a free product, register for a webinar, seminar, or live event, or purchase any product sold by us or promoted by us, you will automatically be subscribed to our free newsletter. If you do not wish to receive this free newsletter, you may opt out at any time. We include an unsubscribe link at the bottom of every e-mail we send. If you have any trouble opting out, please send an e-mail to us. We will manually remove you from our e-mail list(s).

In connection with other activities, such as those described above, we may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, we may ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including ZIP code), e-mail address, telephone, credit card, and other personal information. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.

In all cases, we will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. We will also tell you how we use your information or if we share it with another party. Except as otherwise provided in this policy, we will never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you as an individual user to any third party without having received your permission.

If you supply us with your contact information you may receive periodic e-mails, mailings or calls from us with information on new products and services, important issues, or upcoming events. If you wish to be removed from any postal, e-mail, phone, or other lists, please let us know by e-mailing us. You can also write us or call us at the contact information above. Please provide us with your exact name, e-mail address, mailing address, and phone. We will be sure your name is removed from the appropriate lists immediately.

When you use our Sites, we or our authorized technology services provider may also collect certain technical and routing information from you to facilitate your use of the Site and its services. We use this information to administer the Site and to understand and measure traffic patterns on the Site so that we know which areas of our sites are favorites of our users, which areas need improvement, and what technologies are being used so that we may continually improve our sites. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying you or any user individually. We may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data for statistical analysis, marketing, or similar promotional purposes.

This data is often tracked by us our our technology services provider by using “cookies” during your visit. A cookie is small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It functions as your identification card and enables us to record your passwords, purchases, and preferences. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. (For some web pages that require an authorization, cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will probably not be able to access those pages.)

Exceptions to Privacy Policy

While we are committed to keeping your information secure and private, we have the following exceptions to our privacy policy: We will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal inquiry or process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of the Sites, or a physical or property threat to you or others. We may also transfer user information, including personally identifiable information, in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of related assets or corporate division or other fundamental corporate change.

Further, the information you enter when making a purchase or an online donation will be shared with payment processors, financial gateways, and your credit card company to authorize credit card payments. Such information may also be shared with necessary third parties solely for the purpose or carrying out the transactions. Please note that if you give out personal information online through a discussion board or posting site, that information can be collected and used by third parties. Although we strive to protect our users’ privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of information you post in these forums. You disclose such information at your own risk.

Miscellaneous

These terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to these terms will be subject to mediation in the State of Texas. If any of these terms of use are found unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be considered severable from the remaining terms of use, and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. These terms may be modified only by our posting of changes to these terms of use on our Sites.