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This policy agreement encompasses,,  themommybloggernextdoor,, and


General Statement About Privacy:
The websites (,,,, and are committed to maintaining the privacy and protection of your personal information. This policy outlines what information may be collected when you visit the sites, and how that information is used. When you continue to visit the websites, you are consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Information Collected When Leaving Comments:
When you leave comments on,,, and, you have the option of providing your name, blog or website url, or other information. This information becomes a permanent part of the website when you provide it with a comment, and can be seen by other visitors to the site. The comments on the sites are moderated (by a real live person!) to ensure offensive, SPAM, or malicious malware comments are not posted.

Information Collected Through Tracking Software:
All websites which collect traffic data have the ability to monitor visitor information such as IP addresses, browser type, operating system, location, date/time of visit, and information about which areas of the site are visited. At,,,, and, we monitor such information, but do not store it in permanent files or attempt to link it to individual site visitors.

Information Collected by Third Party Advertisers:,,,, and uses third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the websites. These companies may use information (NOT including your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Information Collected by Google AdSense:
Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this website. The DoubleClick DART cookie is used by Google in the ads served on publisher websites displaying AdSense for content ads. When users visit an AdSense publisher’s website and either view or click on an ad, a cookie may be dropped on that end user’s browser. The data gathered from these cookies will be used to help AdSense publishers better serve and manage the ads on their site(s) and across the web. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to you based on your visit to this sites and other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Advertiser Privacy Policies:
If you would like to contact the Advertisers to learn more about their privacy policies and what options (if any) they offer to opt out of their data collection and use, please follow these links to their Web sites:

BlogHer Publishing Network

BlogStand Media

Some of these third party advertising networks are participants in the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”), a cooperative of online marketing and analytics companies committed to building consumer awareness and establishing responsible business and data management practices and standards. You can learn more about NAI and how you may “opt out” of targeted advertising delivered by NAI member ad networks here.

Use of Affiliate Networks:,,, and use affiliate links from, Euro-Pro (for the Ninja Cooking System), and through Share A Sale and Commission Junction.  Some of these links may not be disclosed each time. When you purchase an item through such a link, I receive a small portion of the sale.

I thank you in advance for your support!

FTC Publishing Guidelines:,,,, and adheres to the rules outlined by the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) and will always disclose when a product or item has been given free of charge for review and/or giveaway and when/if the recommendation is a paid endorsement.

Blog with Integrity, and Food Bloggers Alliance:,,,, and are proud members of both the Blog with Integrity and Food Bloggers Alliance organization and follows all guidelines and recommendations as outlined by these two organizations.

Contact Information Regarding This Policy:
If you have any questions about this policy please contact contact (at) stephanieodea (dot) com

Changes to This Policy:
We reserve the right to update or change this privacy policy at any time. Any such change, modification, or addition to the privacy policy on,,,, and will become effective immediately upon posting on the sites.


This policy was last updated on April 16, 2014