Privacy Policy & Disclosures

Here is all our legal mumbo jumbo. The gist of it is this:

  1. Terms of Service: We provide the best content we can in order to help you, but we don’t claim to be infallible and we ask that you use your judgement regarding the resources and content we provide.
  2. Privacy Policy: This site displays ads, and in order to serve high-quality and relevant advertisements some of our advertisers collect info from your visit. Also, if you sign up for our email list, your email is 100% private and never shared with anyone else.
  3. Disclosures: We also have affiliate relationships with many online retailers and service providers. This means we may get a commission (at no cost to you) if you were to purchase something after seeing it on our website.

Below is the fuller legalese that includes our privacy policy, affiliate disclosures, and terms of service.

Terms of Service

All of the content provided on this website,, is for informational purposes only. The owner of this website makes no representations as to the completeness or accuracy of any information on this site or by following any links found on this site. We will not be and/or held liable for any errors or omissions in this information, nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. Any and all of these terms and conditions of use are subject to change at anytime and without notice.

Privacy Policy

The privacy of all visitors on is very important to us.

At, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AT&T or Charter), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We use third party advertisements on to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.

This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing Tampa real estate ads to someone in Tampa, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (for instance, displaying cooking ads to someone who frequents recipe sites).

You can chose to disable our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to view and interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, for instance logging into forums or accounts.

Disclosures is affiliated with Northwest Gifts and Urns Northwest, and we frequently recommend these (our own) products. We are compensated whenever you purchase a product through either of those two retail websites.

Additionally, we participate in several programs where we get a commission when you purchase a product on our recommendation.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. We also have affiliate relationships with a wide variety of other websites and online vendors. We recommend these products because we believe they make great gift ideas!

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.