Disclosure and Privacy Policy

Disclosure Policy

Many of my posts contain affiliate links in which I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you.  Mentions of associated products/services/businesses within the content of my blog may or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference.  The affiliate money I earn every month helps to pay the expenses to keep this website up and running.

Thank you for supporting Desert Hippie Arts!

  • I am a participant in the BLICK Art Materials Affiliate Program, an affiliate program managed through CJ Placements Marketplace.
  • I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

All advertising in the form of advertisements on my blog is generated by a third party ad network.  Those advertisements are paid advertisements. This Site is affiliated with Google AdSense for the purposes of placing advertising on this Site, and Google AdSense will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Google AdSense data usage, CLICK HERE.

I am sometimes compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics.  Even though I sometimes receive compensation for posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products.  The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own.  Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should always be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party in question.

Privacy Policy

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact me by email at erika{at}deserthippiearts{dot}com.  The privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by DesertHippieArts.com and how it is used.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, DesertHippieArts.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
DesertHippieArts.com does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on DesertHippieArts.com.  Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to DesertHippieArts.com and other sites on the Internet.  Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.  Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include: Google Adsense, Commission Junction, Linkshare, BlogHer, Amazon, and SocialSpark.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on DesertHippieArts.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

DesertHippieArts.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. DesertHippieArts.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

I am not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without my permission.

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on July 13, 2020. If you have any questions feel free to contact me directly at erika{at}DesertHippieArts{dot}com.

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