Hello,

I’m Jamie, the blogger behind A Lilac Life at www.alilaclife.com. On this Site, I blog about various topics and the information on my site is meant for general purposes only. All information on this Blog is provided in good faith, however, I make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability, or completeness of any information on the Site. The content and opinions on this site are my own and do not reflect the opinions of any other organization, business, or institution.

PRIVACY NOTICE

In building a community here at www.alilaclife.com, I collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to me such as name and email address. I take your privacy very seriously and will guard this information the best that I can and I will not spam you or sell your information. If you have any questions or concerns, email me at jamie@alilaclife.com.

EXTERNAL LINKS DISCLAIMER

The Site may contain (or you may be sent through the Site) links to other websites or content belonging to or originating from third parties or links to websites and features in a banner or other advertising. Such external links are not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability, or completeness by me. I DO NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OFFERED BY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES LINKED THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY WEBSITE OR FEATURE LINKED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING. I WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.

AFFILIATES DISCLAIMER

This Site may contain links to an affiliate website, and I receive a small affiliate commission for any qualifying purchases made by you on the affiliate website using such links.

TERMS OF USE

Please read this page carefully before using before using this Site. By accessing or using this Site in any way, you agree to and are bound by the terms, conditions, policies and notices on this page (these “Terms”).

These Terms are effective as of February 8, 2024.

COPYRIGHTS

This Site contains copyrighted materials, trademarks, service marks, logos, and other proprietary content, including but not limited to text, photographs, buttons, images, audio, video, and graphics (collectively, the “Content”) and trademarks, service marks, logos contained therein (the “Marks”) are owned or controlled by me, or licensed to me, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws of the United States, foreign jurisdictions, and international conventions.

Except as provided in these Terms or noted otherwise on this Site, you may not use, modify, republish, frame, license, transfer, post, transmit, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit any Content from this Site without express permission from A Lilac Life.

Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Site and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you and to the Site, the Content

DATA PROTECTION

This section of the Policy describes the things which are done with your data which relate directly with your use of the Site and my services. Your information will be used to provide the products available on this Site to you and to contact you for your views on the services provided through the Site as well as notify you about important changes to the Terms of Use of this Policy or developments to this Site or services offered; and

Technical Uses

  • to identify patterns that can be used in my marketing strategy and to help me develop, administer, support, and improve services, features and advertisements;
  • to conduct reviews that assist in the improvement and optimization of this Site;
  • to ensure that content from this Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer;
  • to administer this Site and for internal operations including, but not limited to, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; and
  • as part of my efforts to keep our Site safe and secure; and

Marketing and Communications Uses

  • to provide direct marketing advertisements and communications to you via email, text, post, or telephone or via selected third parties
  • make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our Site about goods or services that may interest you or them;
  • communicate with you on third-party social media platforms and share your information with that social media platform;
  • monitoring the effectiveness of direct marketing communications and your responses to it.

Who has access to your personal data?

I retain access to all personal information that I’ve collected from you or about you. My product fulfillment company and email marketing companies also retain some of the data. For example, your name and email are passed to my email marketing partner, Mailerlite, so I may send product confirmation or marketing emails.

If my business is sold or merged, or if I sell or buy any business or assets, I may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets. I will make sure that any such transfer is done in a secure way.

If I offer or supply a service to you that is provided on my behalf by a third party, I may have to pass your information to them in order to deliver the service. By using this Site, you consent to me providing your information to the third parties authorized by me to provide such services. I may also use third parties to provide services on my behalf which may include processing (but not using themselves) your information e.g. to complete partial addresses or to augment the information I hold about you. In either case, I will not pass your information to anyone who is not also subject to adequate privacy commitments in my contract with them and will not allow the third party to use your information for marketing purposes without your consent.

I will not otherwise disclose, sell, or distribute your information to any third party without your permission unless I am required to do so by law or to obtain professional advice. I will retain your information for as long as is reasonable and necessary and longer than permitted by law.

Where is your personal data stored?

I maintain your data at the server of my internet service provider, my email marketing company, my offices, and my product fulfillment centers.

If you leave a comment on this Site, that information is stored at my hosting company, SiteGround. That information includes your name, your avatar, your comment, the time you left the comment, and your IP address.

For any Europeans using the site, the data that I collect from you may be transferred to and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside of the EEA who work for me or for one of my suppliers or contractors. Territories outside of the EEA may not have equivalent legal protections to those that apply within the EEA but I am under a duty to make sure that my suppliers and contractors located outside of the EEA continue to take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy. By submitting your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing, or processing.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although I will do my best to protect your personal data, I cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to this Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once I have received your information, I will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

I follow strict security procedures to ensure that your personal information is not damaged, destroyed, or disclosed to a third-party without your permission and to prevent unauthorized access to it. The computers that store the information are kept in a secure facility with restricted physical access and I use firewalls and other measures to restrict electronic access. If I am working with third parties, I will require them to have in place similar measures to protect your information.

Your Rights

You have the right to use this Site without consenting to marketing and communication services that I provide. I will inform you (before collecting your data) if I intend to use your data for such purposes or if I intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. I will always use the most recently submitted form to be your current consent status. If you are a registered user, but not signed in when you submit a form, I will not be able to use your saved settings so will deem your consent choice to be as per the form submit at the time. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by ticking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting me at jamie@alilaclife.com.

  • You have the right to ask me to not process your personal data at any time. Asking me to not process your data does require me to delete your data, which is legally considered processing your data.
  • You have the right to ask me, at any time, to show your what data I’ve collected
  • You have the right to fix any data I have have this incomplete or wrong,

Cookies

Like most websites, this Site uses “cookies” to enable personalization of your visits to this Site, simplify the signing-in procedure, keep track of your preferences, for marketing purposes, and to track the usage of this Site. Like any business, I like to see if my visitors come from Google, Facebook, or another site in order to better manage the business. I use Google Analytics as my analytics package.

If you have signed up to be paid affiliate, I will give you a tracking link that will tell me when traffic from your link has taken a desired action on this Site.

TERM AND TERMINATION

These Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect while you use this Site. Without limiting any other provision of these terms of use, I reserve the right to, in my sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny access to and use of the site (including blocking certain IP addresses), to any person for any reason or for no reason, including without limitation for breach of any representation, warranty, or covenant contained in these terms of use or any applicable law or regulation. I may terminate your use or participation in the Site or delete any content or information that you posted at any time, without warning, in my sole discretion.

MODIFICATIONS AND INTERRUPTIONS

I reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Site at any time or for any reason at my sole discretion without notice. However, I have no obligation to update any information on my Site. I also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Site without notice at any time. I will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of this Site.

I cannot guarantee the Site will be available at all times. I may experience hardware, software, or other problems or need to perform maintenance related to the Site, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. I reserve the right to change, revise, update, suspend, discontinue, or otherwise modify the Site at any time or for any reason without notice to you. You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site. Nothing in these Terms of Use will be construed to obligate me to maintain and support the Site or to supply corrections, updates, or releases therewith.

GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed within the State of Colorado without regard to its conflict of law principles.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold me harmless, including my subsidiaries, affiliates and all of my respective offices, agents, partners, and employees, from and against any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses, made by any third party due to or arising out of: (1) use of the Site; (2) breach of these Terms of Use; (3) any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use; (4) your violation of the rights of a third party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights; or (5) any overt harmful act toward any other user of the Site with whom you connected via the Site.

MISCELLANEOUS

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHALL I HAVE ANY LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE SITE OR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITE. YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. We assume no liability for (1) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content and materials (2) personal injury or property damage of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the Site (3) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information stored therein, (4) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Site, and (5) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Site by any third party.

These Terms of Use and any policies or operating rules posted by me on the Site or in respect to the Site constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and me. My failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision. These Terms of Use operate to the fullest extent permissible by law. I may assign any or all of my rights and obligations to others at any time. If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms of Use is determined to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from these Terms of Use and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. There is no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship created between you and me as a result of these Terms of Use or use of this Site.