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TinyHouseTalk.com’s Privacy Policy & DMCA Policy

TinyHouseTalk.com Privacy Policy – DMCA

Effective as of January 2, 2020, As the owner of this tinyhousetalk.com (the “Site”), Tiny House Media, LLC (“we” or “us”) understand that your privacy is of critical importance.  This Privacy Policy describes what information we collect from you via the Site and how we use and disclose such information.

Our Use of Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.  Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. We use cookies for the following purposes: (a) [authentication – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website]; (b) [status – we use cookies [to help us to determine if you are logged into our website]; (c) [personalization – we use cookies [to store information about your preferences and to personalize the website for you]; (d) [security – we use cookies [as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally]; (e) [advertising – we use cookies [to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you]; and (f) [analysis – we use cookies [to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services]; We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links: (a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome); (b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox); (c) http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera); (d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer); (e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and (f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge). Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites, including our Site. Some features of the Site may cease to be available to you.

Advertising. 

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

Comments Policy

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

This is a community and your comments are encouraged but we reserve the right to moderate/delete your comment(s) and even ban you from commenting if you attack, insult others, or are being harmful in any way to our community. We also reserve the right to moderate and remove your comment(s) if we feel you are distracting from the topic, talking politics, being overly critical, or anything of that nature. We constantly monitor and moderate the comments to keep this a happy and helpful place where we stay on topic. If you see any comments that do not add value to the community, please report it to us at [email protected]. Please include a link where you see the comment. Thank you. Finally, we reserved the right to edit your comments for any misspellings, URL removals, removing out-of-date information, and things of that nature. If you would ever like us to remove your comment, we would be happy to do that for you. Just send us an email with a link to your comment so we can easily identify it and we will gladly do that for you.

Media If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Personal Information TinyHouseTalk.com collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include your name, postal address, email address, company name, telephone number, and any other information you provide us. This information is collected if you request information from us, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, participate in the comments, share your own content, and sign up to join our email list or request some other service or information from us. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries. Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files which are hosted on secure third-party servers. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties. We use your information, mainly your email, to keep in touch with you and let you know what’s new.

How long we retain your data If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Email Addresses We may collect your email address, and other personal information, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur, for example, if you sign up to receive an email newsletter, enter a promotion, or inquire more information about a product or service. We will use your email address for the purposes for which you provided it to us, and also from time to time to send you emails regarding the Site or other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.  You may opt out of such email communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button in the email. Your email address may also be shared with the technology provider we use in connection with the purposes for which you provided it, and that technology provider may also contact you from time to time. If you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), please refer to the section below entitled “Additional Rights of EEA Residents.”

Your Content TinyHouseTalk.com allows you to post content (including photos, comments, links, and other materials). You retain all rights in, and are solely responsible for, the content you post to TinyHouseTalk.com. This is referred to as User Content. You can submit your content with a user account or you can email us anything you’d like to share: [email protected] If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

How User Content Is Used You grant TinyHouseTalk.com and our users a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to use, store, display, reproduce, save, modify, create derivative works, perform, and distribute User Content on TinyHouseTalk.com solely for the purpose of operating, developing, providing, using, and promoting TinyHouseTalk.com. We reserve the right to remove or modify User Content for any reason, including User Content that we believe violates these terms (or any of our other policies).

Embedded content from other websites Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Registration or Account Data We may collect other information from you when you register with our Site in order to use various features.  Such information could include your name, birthday, postal code, screen name, and password (if applicable). As you use the Site, we could collect other data that you provide voluntarily (such as comments that you post). We may also collect information about you through other methods, including research surveys, social media platforms, verification services, data services, as well as public sources. We may combine this data with your registration data in order to maintain a more thorough profile. We may use third parties to provide the functionality to allow you to register for the Site, in which case the third party will also have access to your information. Otherwise, we will not provide any personally-identifying information about you to third parties, except if required by law. We may use your personally-identifying information for a variety of our internal business purposes, such as creating a better user experience for the Site, diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions on the Site, better understanding how the Site is used, and making personalized recommendations to you. If you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), please refer to the section below entitled “Additional Rights of EEA Residents.”

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 18. We operate our site in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 18 years of age.

Additional Rights of EEA (European Economic Area) Residents If you are a resident of a country in the EEA, you have the rights, among others, to: (i)  access your personal data (ii)  ensure the accuracy of your personal data (iii) the right to have us delete your personal data (iv)  the right to restrict further processing of your personal data, and (v)  the right to complain to a supervisory authority in your country of residence in the event that data is misused If you believe that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us addressed to the following: 300 5th ave s #332 Naples, FL 34102 [email protected]l.com or 1-239-449-8137.

Non-Personal Information In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Release of Information In the event that the Site or substantially all of its assets is sold or disposed of as a going concern, whether by merger, sale of assets or otherwise, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership, the information we have collected about you may be one of the assets sold or merged in connection with that transaction.

How You Can Correct or Remove Information We provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of our commitment to protect your personal information. If you have submitted personal information through our website and would like that information deleted from our records or would like to update or correct that information, please email us about it at [email protected] Please provide a link and any associated identifiable information and supporting documentation.

Entertainment The information and other content within this website are provided for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered professional advice. While all information shared here is believed to be accurate and our goal is to be helpful, the owner(s) and operator(s) of this website disclaim all warranties expressed, implied or statutory, regarding the accuracy, timeliness, and/or completeness of the information contained within these pages.

Third Party Affiliate Links TinyHouseTalk.com is an affiliate with some of the companies whose products are occasionally mentioned, linked to and recommended on this site. This allows TinyHouseTalk.com to earn commissions for sales generated through this website without any extra cost on your part. This, along with advertising, helps support our free services.

DMCA Policy TinyHouseTalk.com and Tiny House Media LLC are in compliance with 17 U.S.C. * 512 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Our policy is to respond to any infringement notices and take appropriate actions under the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. If you believe that copyrighted material has been posted on TinyHouseTalk.com and you want this material removed, you must provide a written communication that details the information listed in the following section. Please be aware that you will be liable for damages (including potential court costs and attorneys’ fees) if you misrepresent information listed on our site that is infringing on your copyrights. The following elements must be included in your copyright infringement claim: – You must provide evidence of the authorized person to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. – You must provide sufficient contact information so that we may contact you. Please include a valid email address, phone number and mailing address. – You must identify in sufficient detail the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed. – You must provide a statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. – You must provide a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. – The letter must be signed by the authorized person to act on behalf of the owner, or the owner itself, of the exclusive right that is allegedly being infringed. You can send the infringement notice to the address below: DMCA Registered Agent Tiny House Media LLC 300 5th Ave S #332 Naples, FL 34102 United States Or send an electronic copy to: [email protected] Once the proper bona fide infringement notification is received by the Designated Agent it is company policy to do the following: – Remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material – To notify the content provider, user, member, or other contributor that the material has been removed or disabled – Repeat offenders (content providers, users, members, or other contributors) will have the infringing material removed from the system and the company will terminate the content provider’s access to contributing.

Updates and Effective Date TinyHouseTalk.com reserves the right to make changes in this policy. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.

Agreeing to Terms (Usage Policy) If you do not agree to TinyHouseTalk.com’s Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site. Your use of this site indicates acceptance of this privacy policy. The content and information here is for entertainment purposes only and should not be taken as professional advice of any kind. While we strive to give you accurate, valuable and helpful information, we are not professionals. The owner(s) of this website disclaim(s) all warranties expressed or implied regarding the accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of the information provided. Please consult a qualified, certified professional for advice. When considering buying/selling from this website or any 3rd party websites we link to please always be sure to only deal with people locally to avoid scams or at least use secure escrow services to avoid getting scammed. Do not wire money in any way without first seeing the home (or other product), checking title, and doing your proper due diligence and/or protecting yourself and your money.

Changes to the Privacy Policy We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most recent version of the Privacy Policy will always be posted on the Site, with the “Effective Date” posted at the top of the Policy. We may revise and update this Privacy Policy if our practices change, as technology changes, or as we add new services or change existing ones. If we make any material changes to our Privacy Policy or how we handle your personal information, or we are going to use any personal information in a manner that is materially different from that stated in our Privacy Policy at the time we collected such information, we will give you a reasonable opportunity to consent to the change. If you do not consent, your personal information will be used as agreed to under the terms of the privacy policy in effect at the time we obtained that information. By using our Site or services after the Effective Date, you are deemed to consent to our then-current privacy policy. We will use information previously obtained in accordance with the Privacy Policy in effect when the information was obtained from you.

Contacting Us If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or the practices of this Site, please contact us at [email protected] Or write to us at: 300 5th Ave S, #332 Naples, FL 34102

Opting Out  You can also opt out of the network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative’s multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: http://optout.networkadvertising.org. However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained.