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PRIVACY

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This policy was last updated on May 24, 2018.

About Ale and Tere 

I’m Teresa, the writer behind most of our posts.  I’ve tried quitting coffee twice (with no luck), I’ve given up my dreams of a spotless home, I have way too many aspirations and get absolutely no sleep. I long to be more like Christ each day and though I fail His Grace sustains me.  Also, I’m crazy about my Hottie Mc Hottie husband who I met when we were both 13 yrs old.  We have memories of doodling each other’s names on our school notebooks and holding hands for the first time at an ice-skating rink. Ten years later we got married and have seen the hand of God at work throughout our lives. He has blessed us with a wonderful story, full of redemption from sin and his undeserving grace. We grew up and spent most of our lives in sunny South Florida and have recently relocated to the midwest.  Crazy!

Five years ago, we welcomed our beautiful daughter Grace Olivia, whose name is a reminder that our salvation is a gift from God (Ephesians 2:8). She has filled our life with more joy that we know what to do with and our days with beautiful and wild adventures. She’s the reason why we began blogging. We wanted her to have a space that she could visit and witness love documented. Our hope is that she’d see Christ’s fingerprint through all of the words written, photographs, projects, and adventures.

We welcomed our second babe Haddon Alexis on January 2015. He is full of love and doesn’t quite stop eating.  He is loving and cuddly and I just want to hold him in my Ergo until he’s at least 23. These days he only answers to “Lightning McQueen” and would eat 5 bananas a day if I let him.  Emory is our wild child, baby #3 who has enough personality to keep us on our toes for the next 20-30 years.

Our hope is that we’d point others to Jesus and that all those who visit our site would see that we are all in need of a savior (Romans 3:23) and that only through Him we have forgiveness of sin (Ephesians 1:7).

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important. To better protect it, I provide this notice explaining my online information practices. This privacy policy governs your use of aleandtere.com including any content, functionality and services offered on or through aleandtere.com.

I reserve the right to change this policy at any time. Changes will be posted to this page. You are responsible for periodically visiting this privacy policy to check for changes.

Parental Consent

Please do not visit this site unless you are 16 years or older.  This also pertains to comments or subscribing to either of my newsletters without parental permission.

Your Consent

Please read this privacy policy carefully. By using the website, you accept and agree to be bound by this privacy policy. If you do not wish to agree, you must not access or use this website.

How We Protect Your Information

Ale and Tere uses standard security protocols and works only with reputable third-party vendors.

How Information Is Collected

  • If you subscribe to Ale and Tere’s newsletter
  • If you leave a comment on the blog
  • Through website cookies and log files
  • Through Google Analytics

I use the information you provide to deliver the requested product and/or service, to improve our overall performance, and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information.

Subscriber Newsletters

If you join Ale and Tere’s newsletter, you consent to receive communications from Ale and Tere electronically. You agree that all legal notices provided via electronic means from Ale and Tere satisfy any requirement for written notice.

If you join Ale and Tere’s newsletter, you will be required to give your first name and email address. I require your email address to send you the emails, and I require a first name so that the emails will be more personal.

Your data is collected and then passed on to Mailchimp, my email service provider. You can read their privacy policy here. I sometimes use tags within MailChimp to track your actions and page visits so that future emails can better meet your needs.

I usually send 1-2 emails emails per week. Occasionally I will send additional emails about special offers.

Your email and name are never sold, rented, leased, or given away to a third party.

At the bottom of each newsletter you will find information about how to contact the sender, as well as a link to unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe at any time.

 

Blog Comments

When you leave a blog comment, your comment is public and visible. Your email address is never disclosed unless you include it in the main body of the comment. Your name and comment (as well as your URL, if you provide it), are visible to anyone who visits the comment section. Please avoid leaving any personal information in your comments.

Your details will remain in the database unless I remove it or you request to have it removed.

I reserve the right to remove or edit comments at my discretion. These may include comments containing profanity, harassment, threats, self-promotion, or spam.

 

Shop Purchases

Payments are made through Paypal. Read their privacy policy here. This service is used for payment processing on the purchase of my eBook. At no time is your banking information passed to Ale and Tere. We receive only information used for order fulfillment and reporting.

Information about your purchase is stored indefinitely. This way I can resend the files any time you request them. Only your name and email address is stored on my site.

Cookies and Pixels

This website uses a technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how the site is used. Cookies are little pieces of code that I use to track your use of this site and provide the best possible experience for you.

Cookies may collect information including the date and time of your visit, the pages viewed, time spent on the site, and your IP address. This site also reserves the right to use social media pixels which allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites. This helps tailor the advertising messages you see when visiting those social media sites.

  • Amazon (for advertising)*
  • Google Analytics (for tracking website traffic and user behavior)

If you wish to disable cookies, you can learn how to do that by visiting the websites of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or that of a different browser.

If you would like to find out more about cookies you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

*Ale and Tere is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for earning advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. This doesn’t cost you an extra cent.

As part of this Amazon Associates program, Ale and Tere will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

 

Google Analytics

Ale and Tere uses Google Analytics to track website performance and behavior. It provides information on page views, referral sources (such as another website or a social media site), your device (i.e. mobile or desktop), browsing actions, and other information that helps me adapt the content I write for this site.

Google Analytics collects anonymous information about your location, age, gender, IP address, and interests. I have no way to connect that information to you personally. Read about Google Analytics’ data retention policy here.

Links to Third Party Websites

I include links to third party websites for your use and reference. I am not responsible for the privacy policies on these sites. Be aware that their privacy policies may be different than that of Ale and Tere .

Social Media

Ale and Tere posts information on various social media platforms. Ale and Tere is not responsible for your privacy when you post on its social media channels.

When I May Transfer Your Personal Data

I will not transfer your personal data unless I am under legal obligation to do so.

Contact

If you would like your information to be removed from our systems, or have questions about this privacy policy, please email aleandtere@yahoo..com.

General Disclaimer

Ale and Tere has made every effort to ensure that all information on the site has been tested for accuracy. Ale and Tere makes no guarantees regarding the results that you will see from using the information provided on the site.

Ale and Tere disclaims liability for incidental or consequential damages and assumes no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of use of the information provided on this site. Ale and Tere assumes or undertakes no liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of any information found on the site.

Copyright

  • Please feel free to use any of the ideas found on this blog.
  • You may use ONE picture with a link to the original post if you are sharing this on a blog or site.
  • Please do not repost the entire blog post or distribute printed out content without written permission from the original author.
  • Contact me HERE to obtain permission.

Disclosure

  • Ale and Tere accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, or other forms of compensation.
  • Any links [but not all] may be paid by sponsors or affiliate links.
  • Any and all sponsored posts are written entirely by me and are my own, honest opinion.
  • Please assume that I received the product free of charge [in return for an honest review of the product] for any product review that is written.
  • Integrity is of utmost importance to me.  I will only promote products that I personally use or can recommend without hesitation.