I am required by law to compile a disclaimer on My Passion Projects (the website you’re on) to inform you about how My Passion Projects handles your personal data, what cookies are placed on your computer while using this website and to fully disclose all the ways that I make money of this website.
First, I’d like to tell you that your privacy is incredibly important to me and I will do everything necessary to the best of my knowledge and capability to protect your personal data.
I strongly believe in transparency and I hope this disclaimer will give you all the insights you need into these important matters.
I may change this disclaimer over time, so make sure to visit it again sometime to see if anything has changed.
Your personal data is collected when you enter your name, email address or other personal details somewhere on this website. When you subscribe to this website’s newsletter, fill out a form or enter your information anywhere else.
I may use your data to personalize your experience on this website and to send you periodic emails.
I use the service Mailerlite to send out mails to the people who subscribed to my mailing list. If you’d like to know more about how this party handles your date, visit here: https://www.mailerlite.com/privacy-policy/
You can unsubscribe from these mailing lists at any time.
My Passion Projects will never knowingly collect data of minors (people aged <18). When you are under the age of 13 you should not provide me with any personal information. When you are a minor or a parent/legal guardian of a minor and you wish for your/their data to be removed from our database, please contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your information is protected by regular Malware Scanning. My Passion Projects only provides articles and information and I will never ask you for credit card numbers. Your personal data is contained behind secure networks and is only accessible by a limited number of people who have special access rights to these systems. Those people are required to keep your information confidential.
I do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to outside parties.
Cookies are small pieces of data in text files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive (if you allow it) that enables the site’s system to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
They are used to ‘remember’ you and your preferences. They ensure a better experience for visitors, for example: allowing users to register and remain logged in. Cookies may be placed by the website you are visiting (first party cookies) or by other parties whose content is shown on this website (third party cookies).
These three different types of cookies are being used on My Passion Projects:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function, without them the site would simply not work (well). I’m not legally obliged to request your permission for these cookies, but I thought I’d inform you nonetheless. #transparency
I simply love to know how many people are visiting this blog to read my hard work. That’s why I use tools and programs that place analytical cookies on your computer. I am working with Jetpack to keep track of how many people are visiting, where they came from (social media? Google?) and what they are reading most.
To see what cookies Jetpack uses to provide this service, look here: https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/
Social Media Cookies
Embedded content coming from social media sites like Facebook, Youtube, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram often contains cookies. What these platforms do with these cookies is not made insightful, therefore I cannot tell you what exactly this cookie is for. To place these cookies, I need your permission.
By using My Passion Projects, you are accepting all cookies. However, you can choose to turn off all cookies in your browser settings. Consult your browsers Help page and/or settings to learn how to do that.
Caution: disabling cookies may affect your experience on and the functionality of My Passion Projects.
You can delete all the third party cookies through Your Online Choices (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/). This way you can ensure that no party can track your online behavior on any website. This won’t mean you won’t see any more ads on this site, the ads just won’t be personalized anymore.
Also, I am really paranoid about getting sued after reading a lot of articles on disclaimers. 😉 So:
The information presented on www.mypassionprojects.com is for entertainment and/or for informational purposes only. I am not a professional and the content of this blog should not be seen as professional advice, nor should it be used as a substitute for that.
What I write on this blog is not to be taken as fact nor as absolute. I am not to be held responsible for any injury or damage that resulted from usage of the information provided on this blog. Relying on the information shared on this blog, is at your own risk.
This website is a blog with changing content. This means that the content validity may be influenced over the course of time. There may also be mistakes made in external links linking to or from this blog.
My Passion Projects is not responsible for any damage links, files, programs and Downloadables from this website may do to you or your computer.
Any information on this blog is accurate and true to the best of my knowledge and is composed with great care. However, I might still have made some mistakes (please notify me if you think this might be the case). I can not be held responsible, nor liable, for any consequences due to false or faulty information or due to bad grammar or punctuation on this blog.
The content on this blog is opinionated. It contains my opinions and those do not reflect the opinions of any organizations I am working or affiliated with.
I am not responsible, nor will I be held liable, for anything anyone says on my blog in the comments or for any laws the readers of this blog may break in any country.
My intention is to do no harm. It is not, nor will it ever be, my intention to injure, defame or libel others.
I reserve the right to change how I run this blog. I may change the focus and content of this blog at any time.
Copyright and Fair Use Guide
The content of www.mypassionprojects.com is generated by me (Maud van der Veen) unless otherwise specified. The (ab)use of my content without my permission is legally not allowed.
The pictures I use are either my own or (purchased) stock photos.
Copyright © 2017 My Passion Projects. All Rights Reserved.
I would love it if you wanted to share any of my content. I just ask that you take a minute to check out these guidelines/rules for using my content.
You are allowed to share (parts of) the content on this blog on the following terms:
- You have my previous permission
- Attribution: credit www.mypassionprojects.com. You need to clearly mention where on the website the content was taken from.
- Link back: provide a hyperlink to link back to the source
- Noncommercial use: you cannot use my content for commercial purposes (you can’t sell it)
- Limitation: you cannot use a full page or full post unless you get my permission for that specifically
- No derivative works: you are not allowed to alter, transform or build upon the contents of this blog
www.mypassionprojects.com contains affiliate links, ads, paid and/or sponsored reviews and other forms of advertisement. I sometimes get paid or otherwise compensated for this.
When you choose to click on a (paid) link on this website and/or choose to buy a product or service through an affiliate link on this website, I may make a small fee. This is at no (extra) cost to you. You are in no way obligated to click any links provided on this website.
The compensation received will never influence the content of this blog. I will never recommend or endorse anything I don’t genuinely like or deem worthy of your time and money.
When I use any form of advertisement, paid content or sponsorship, I will mention it in the blogpost itself.
I choose to monetize this blog because I put a lot of time, effort and also money in this blog. It’s my passion and dream to be able to help a lot of people find their passions and purpose so they can live a happier life. And I would love to do it full time. The only way I can dedicate all my (working) time into creating quality content for my readers, is if I make (some) money of it. I try to choose monetizing options that are NOT obnoxious, annoying or aggressive. I would like to keep My Passion Projects ad free. I will recommend products/services that I love and I believe will truly be helpful/fun through affiliate links that – as I mentioned – are at no extra cost to you.
I am part of the Blinkist and the Bookdepository Affiliate Program.
Questions And Contact
If you have any questions regarding this disclaimer, I will gladly answer them for you. Feel free to contact me:
Last Edited on November 11, 2017.