Privacy

Candy Slice of Life (hereinafter known as CSoL) is a conservative political and religious blog. This privacy statement covers only CSoL.

I will always strive to offer services throughout this blog requiring as little personal information as possible. Where personal information is collected, CSoL agrees to keep that information confidential and will not sell or distribute it to a third party.

::Types of information collected and maintained::

Registration

In order to express comments, a user may or may not choose to first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give contact information such as name and email address. This information may be used to contact the user about services on our site for which s/he has expressed interest.   Currently, registration is optional; however this may change in the future.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time.

By setting a cookie on our site, users do not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If users reject the cookie, they may still use our site. The only drawback to this is that the user have to re-enter information each time s/he wishes to leave a comment.

Log Files

Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

::Sharing::

Legal Disclaimer
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.  This is standard on most websites.

Links

This Web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that CSoL is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Commenting on Blog Posts

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online – for example in blog comments or posts, message boards, through e-mail, or in chat areas – that information can be collected and used by others. In short, by posting personal information online that is publicly accessible, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

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