Imagination Soup is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy explains when and why we collect information about you, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

Imagination Soup will not share personal information with third-parties nor do we store information we collect about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyze content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at any time by modifying your Internet browser’s settings.

What Information Do We Collect About You

We collect information on your name, email address, website (if you leave this in a comment), IP address and the pages that you visited and when you visited them on the site.

All financial details are collected via PayPal which does not retain any financial information once the transaction has been processed.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, Imagination Soup 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 and Google 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.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Google Ad settings or through the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Imagination Soup uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser. 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.

Leaving a Comment

To leave a comment you may leave it anonymously or leave a name, email address, website, and comment. We only use this information to identify you as the comment maker and do not pass this on to any third party. Your email address will never be shown in the comment section of the site. Your details will remain in the database unless we remove it or the article is removed from the site. You may request that we delete the comment and remove your details at any time. Please email us at melissa@imaginationsoup.net to request that your comment be deleted.

Subscriber Newsletter

If you choose to join our regular newsletter, your email address is required so that you can be sent the emails. Your data is collected and then passed to our Email Service Provider, ConvertKit. You may unsubscribe at any time from our newsletters using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email or you can email melissa@imaginationsoup.net and ask that you be removed. Within the Email Service Provider, we use tags to track the pages that you visit and actions that you take within the emails so that we can provide a more personalized email service to you. Details that we hold including your name, email address and where you have visited will never be passed onto a Third Party.

Purchases

If you enrolled in a writing class, your details are stored in a database that will never be shared with third-parties. All payments are made via PayPal which does not retain any financial information once the transaction has been processed. Products sold via affiliates each collect and retain their own data we do not have access to your name or email address as part of this. Please see their privacy and data protection policies for more information on how they collect and process your personal data.

Consent

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

Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.

Disclosure

ImaginationSoup.net is owned, operated and written by Imagination Soup L.L.C. For questions about Imagination Soup, please contact Melissa Taylor.

Imagination Soup accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

Imagination Soup believes in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. No compensation received influences the content, topics or posts made in this blog. If Imagination Soup, LLC is compensated, it will not influence our honest opinion on products, services, websites and/or various other topics.

The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the opinions of Imagination Soup. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe are worthy of endorsement, based on experience and expertise. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.

No offensive or vulgar language, pornography, copyrighted or illegal material can be posted to Imagination Soup, LLC by anyone ever.

Imagination Soup does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Copyright

All written materials and written content on or from Imagination Soup is owned and copyrighted to Imagination Soup, LLC and Melissa Taylor.

Advertising

This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here: www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy.

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