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Disclosure and Privacy Policy

Disclosure Policy:

This policy is valid from 09 May 2014
This blog is a sponsored blog created or supported by a company, organization or group of organizations. For questions about this blog, please contact Jennifer Priest jennifer@hydrangeahippo.com.
This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

The owner(s) of this blog would like to disclose the following existing relationships. These are companies, organizations or individuals that may have a significant impact on the content of this blog. We are employed by or consult with: Clearsnap, Smoothfoam, ICE Resin, Prima Bead, Cousin Corp, iLoveToCreate.com, Elmer’s, Kunin Group, StencilGirl. We serve on the following corporate or non profit boards: Craft and Hobby Association.
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Privacy Policy:

We are committed to protecting your privacy at Hydrangea Hippo Inc. We will not collect any personal information from you that you do not volunteer, and we are the sole owner of all information collected on this site. We do not sell, share, or rent this information to others in any way that we have not mentioned in this statement.

Cookies

Like many other Web sites, Hydrangea Hippo uses cookies to identify members so they don’t have to re-enter a user id and password when they, for example, wish to post to a discussion. Cookies also help us improve your experience and display more prominently goods and services that might interest you. If you do not have cookies enabled, you must enter your password each time you access our site or any of its member features.

Third parties

Hydrangea Hippo may provide third parties with aggregate statistics about our customers, traffic patterns, and related site information. This data reflects site usage patterns gathered during thousands of customer visits to our Web site each month but does not contain behavioral or identifying information about any individual member, unless that member has given us permission to share that information. We may also provide log files and other databases of user information to third parties for analysis, so we can get a better understanding of traffic through our site and thus improve our content offerings. Hydrangea Hippo also may use third party companies to provide delivery of e-mail newsletters and other messages over e-mail. Hydrangea Hippo uses a third-party advertising company to serve ads when you visit our sites. This company may use information about your visits to our and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In addition, we share web site usage information about visitors to our sites with this company for the purpose of managing and targeting advertisements on our sites. Also be aware that we may buy and sell business assets and/or divisions; customer information is generally part of such a sale.

Security

We use reasonable precautions to keep the personal information you disclose both in your browsing and your purchases and to only release this information to third parties we believe share our commitment to privacy. However, we are not responsible for any breach of security or for the actions of these parties.

Obtaining your consent

By using our Web site, you give Hydrangea Hippo permission to collect information about the pages served to you as an anonymous user for the purpose of calculating aggregate site statistics. If you register at Hydrangea Hippo, you authorize Hydrangea Hippo to use information you provide to personalize the information we deliver to you and to use your demographic information when calculating aggregate customer data. Hydrangea Hippo may occasionally amend this policy. We suggest that you bookmark this page and check to see if it has changed from time to time.

Questions?

If you wish to change any information you have given us, or have any questions on our Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@hydrangeahippo.com.