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This site accepts forms of payment for advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions, or other forms of compensation. All information shared will always be meaningful to me and shared because I believe they also will be meaningful and helpful to you. You will always be notified when I share something that I will receive compensation for. And I often share products I love with you that I receive no compensation for and have paid for myself – just because I think you’ll love them too. Any monetary income from this website is used to continue to provide the website and better serve you.

Affiliate Links:

In full disclosure, some posts here may include affiliate links that will take you to a product or service. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I will always let you know when a link is an affiliate link. If you purchase the product through my affiliate link, I will receive a percentage of that purchase. I will never share an affiliate link that I do not personally find to be of value. I value my readers and will only share affiliate links to products or services that I believe will be of worth to you.


In full disclosure, some posts here may include reviews for products I have received at no cost — most of the time this will come in the form of a book I’m sharing with you as part of a book launch team or blogger review program (I will let you know this in the post as well). I always review these products honestly and share opinions so that I can best serve you.

Privacy Policy:

At your privacy and trust is extremely important.

Kristin Vanderlip .com will only ever collect your name and email address when you provide it on a sign up or subscription form. Your information will only be used to send you periodic emails that include blog posts, newsletters, and other information that I think you will find meaningful and encouraging.

I do not share personal information with third-parties that are collected nor do I store information about your visit for use other than to analyze content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at anytime by modifying your Internet browser’s settings.

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to me: Contact.

(Here’s more of’s privacy policy in legal jargon)

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.


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Data Collection

Contact form entries and analytics records are kept indefinitely.

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.

If you have become an email subscriber 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.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

This website has taken data protection measures including encryption; security measures such as two factor authentication; and a Privacy Impact Assessment.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

→ Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on
→ Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their visit to 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 –

Our Advertising Partners

Currently we do not have any ads on Should ads become a part of the website it is possible that some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. They will be listed here in the future.

Each of these advertising partners will have their own Privacy Policy for their site.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site’s third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

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.’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. What Are Cookies?

Children’s Information
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity. does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there. This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

Privacy Policy Online Approved Site

This Privacy Policy was last updated on: July 29, 2019.
Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice.