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Privacy Policy

I provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of my commitment to protect your personal information. It is important to protect your online privacy.

This page explains the type of personal information that is collected when you use the Sage Urban Homesteading website, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. I hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information on this website.

Sage-Urban-Homesteading.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness, and integrity in all operations. Likewise, I am personally dedicated to protecting the privacy of online visitors to this website.

Personal Information

Sage-Urban-Homesteading.com collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, and email address.

This information is collected if you request information from us, share feedback, write about your homestead, or request some other service or information from us. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.

Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in my files. If I make any material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, I will inform you by placing a notice on this site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties under any circumstances.

Serving Cookies

Online advertisers may use "cookies" to help personalize your online experience. These aren't the kind of cookies you can eat! Computer cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your web browser to enable systems to recognize your browser. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize a sites' pages, or register with a website's services, a cookie enables that website to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser settings; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of many websites.

Sage Urban Homesteading itself does not actively use any cookies or web beacons to collect information at this time, but I am aware that some of the third party ads on our site use such devices.

This website is enabled with Facebook generated pixels for custom audiences. If you wish to opt-out or change your settings, please see the Facebook help page about cookies, pixels, and similar technologies.

Website Search

The search box on this web site is powered by Google Inc. You acknowledge and agree that Google's privacy policy (located at http://www.google.co.uk/privacy.html) shall apply to your use of the Google search box and by using this search box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

This website is directed at adults and mature students; it is not designed for children under the age of 13. I operate my website in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age. I feel it's common sense that anyone under age 13 should use the internet under adult supervision, but I'll mention it anyway.

Non-Personal Information

In some cases, this website may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. I use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about the user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Release of Information

If the Sage Urban Homesteading website is sold, the information obtained from you through your voluntary participation in the site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through the website of the change in control and practices, and I will make all reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.

Updates and Effective Date

Sage-Urban-Homesteading.com reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in privacy practices, this page will indicate that our privacy practices have changed and provide obvious notation about what is different, because I have nothing to hide and want you to see the information. I encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information is collected and how it is used.

Agreeing to Terms

If you do not agree to the Sage Urban Homesteading Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please do not use this site or any services offered by this site. It's common sense: Your use of this website indicates acceptance of this privacy policy.

And while you're here, there's some more legal stuff I need to share...

Disclaimer and Copyright

ALC Unlimited provides this website as a service. While the information contained within the site is periodically updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and/or up-to-date. I make every effort, but I am only human and occasionally make mistakes. If you see one, please contact me and tell me!

The materials contained on this website are provided for general information and editorial purposes only and do not constitute legal, medical, or other professional advice on any subject matter. ALC Unlimited does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.

Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the purpose of viewing on a personal computer. Any .pdf files may be downloaded and permanently stored with no modifications. The contents of this site are protected by copyright under international conventions and, apart from the permission stated, the reproduction, permanent storage, or retransmission of the contents of this site is prohibited without the prior written consent of ALC Unlimited.

Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those operated and maintained by third parties. Sage-Urban-Homesteading.com includes these links solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply a responsibility for the linked site or an endorsement of the linked site, its operator, or its contents (exceptions may apply).

Sage-urban-homesteading.com 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 Amazon.com.

This website and its contents are provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Reproduction, distribution, republication, and/or retransmission of material contained within this website are prohibited unless the prior written permission of Sage-Urban-Homesteading.com has been obtained.

You may cite this website as a reference in academic works following accepted reference formats, but plagiarism will not be tolerated. If you need help with the information and format for a citation, please contact me.

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