Policies & Disclosures

Last Updated: May 31st 2019

Terms of Use

This website (Dreaming Big Living Small) and its content are owned by Alex & Ashley Johnson. The term “you” refers to users, visitors or viewers of this website.

Please read these Terms of Use (“terms”) carefully. We reserve the right to change these terms at any time without notice. By using this website, you are agreeing to the Terms, even if you have not read them. If you do not agree to these terms, please stop using this website.

Intellectual Property

All content on this website, including the words, information, documents, design, graphics, photographs, graphics, images and all other information and intellectual property, registered and unregistered is our property and is protected by the United States intellectual property laws. Some images are sourced from third party stock sites. These images remain under the terms of their respective sites as required.

When you access this website, you agree that you will not copy, duplicate or steal the content. Any unauthorized use of this content is a violation of these terms and we reserve the right to prosecute as allowed by law.

You may link back to any blog posts or articles on this website that are publicly available. However, you should give credit by providing a hyperlink back to this website. Requests to use this content should be submitted through the contact form. Due to the nature of the internet, links on this website may have changed. We make no representations to the accuracy of links or sites shared.

User-Generated Content

Any user-generated content on this website will be publicly available to other users. This may be through blog comments or social media posts. By posting or submitting any material to this site, you are warranting that you are the owner of such materials and you are at least 18 years old.

By submitting any content or materials to us and/or this website, you agree to give me an unlimited license so that this content can be shared on this website. This includes your permission that the content you submit may be a part of the current or future existence of my website. You are granting the right to be identified as the author of any of your contributions.

I reserve the right to remove any content that I determine to be unlawful, inappropriate, offensive or otherwise objectionable or in violation of any party’s intellectual property or these terms.

Links to Other Sites

This website may contain links to third-party websites that we do not own or control. Once you leave this site or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by these terms or privacy policy.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for any third-party web sites or services. We shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or relating to the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

Limited Liability

By using and accessing this website, you agree to always indemnify and hold harmless Dreaming Big Living Small, as well as any related parties, from and against all claims related to this website or its content. We will not be responsible or liable in any way for your use of the information or materials provided on this website. We assume no liability for any injuries, damages or other losses allegedly related to your use or access to this website. If you use this website, we assume no responsibility. We will not be liable to any party for any type of direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable and/or consequential damages for your use, reliance, actions or failures to act related to the information on this website.

Governing Law

These terms are governed in accordance with the laws of Washington and the United States.

Your Conduct

By using and accessing this website, you agree that you are solely responsible for your electronic communications. You agree to provide honest and accurate information and that you are authorized to make any purchases you may make. You agree to only use this website for lawful purposes and you agree to not act fraudulently, unlawfully or otherwise inappropriately.

If you engage in any purchases from this website, you agree and acknowledge that personal payment information is being transmitted. We use outside vendors such as Paypal to sell products and services and process payments. You acknowledge that these outside vendors may have access to your name, address and payment information. We do not personally have access to nor do we store any information such as credit cards. We have chosen vendors carefully and attempt to only use secure transmissions. However, we will not be liable or responsible for any data breaches that result in any loss, damage or other injuries when dealing with one of these vendors. These vendors may have their own privacy and data collection practices that differ from ours. For more information, visit that vendor’s website to learn more.

Termination

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to refuse or terminate your access to this website, in full or in part, at any time without notice. We also reserve the right to remove undesirable comments or shares on our blog and social media channels.

Disclaimer

Please read this disclaimer carefully. We reserve the right to change this disclaimer on the website at any time without notice, and by using the website, you are agreeing to the disclaimer as it appears, even if you have not read it. If you do not agree with this disclaimer, stop using this website.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we expressly exclude any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you or others relating to this website, including but not limited to liability for any delays, injuries, harm, losses, damages, loss of business, loss of profits or any other loss or damage of any kind, caused by negligence, breach of contract, or otherwise, even if foreseeable. By accessing and using this website, you agree that we are not liable or responsible for your business or personal results or any other result of any kind that you may have because of information presented to you through our website. You are solely responsible for your results.

From time to time some of the links that we post will be considered ‘Affiliate Links’. If you make a purchase or begin service with a site after following these links, we may make some profit. This will be stated on the page or post that contains these links. The affiliate links on this site will add no extra cost to you or the product should you choose to make a purchase. Use of affiliate links may leave cookies from those providers on your computer.

Dreaming Big Living Small is 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 products or services on Amazon.com.

We make no warranties, either express or implied, regarding this website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim all warranties.

Privacy Policy

Dreaming Big Living Small has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We use strong SSL encryption to ensure your privacy and data security.

Personal Data Collected

While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Cookies and Usage Data

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

When visitors leave comments on this site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. Review the Gravatar service privacy policy for more information. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you fill out and submit a contact form, we will collect your name, email, and pertinent data to process your contact request such as the message.

We may also collect information how the website is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. We use a third party, Google Analytics to store and help us analyze this data.

Cookies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our website and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our website.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies – We use Session Cookies to operate our website.
  • Preference Cookies – We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies – We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

We use cookies to track your orders, and track reviews and comments.

If you leave a comment or review on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Use of Data

Dreaming Big Living Small uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain the website
  • To notify you about changes to our website
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the website
  • To monitor the usage of the website
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Dreaming Big Living Small will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Your Rights

If you 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.

Analytics

We use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our website.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the website available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page.

Newsletter & Mailing Lists

We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may collect and process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.

Children's Privacy

Our website does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to our policies

We may update our policies from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this policy page.

You are advised to review these policies periodically for any changes. Changes to these policies are effective when they are posted on this page.

Questions

For any questions or concerns, please reach out to us through our contact page.