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The primary means of communication from the site is via the blog and informative articles. When a user wishes to subscribe to these via email we ask for contact information such as email address. A third party service, MailChimp, will send a verification message and activate your subscription once you respond to this verification message. Users who no longer wish to receive notifications may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each notification. The subscriber may also contact us via postal mail at 9220 Cordoba Lane, St. Louis MO 63126.

Your individual information is used by MailChimp to deliver informative articles, administrative notices, and occasional product promotions. We do not sell, rent, or otherwise share personal information for advertising purposes and will never sell or give away personal information to third parties for purposes of building contact lists.

You may read MailChimp’s privacy policy at

Log Files

Like most standard Websites 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. Third party sites you may visit as a result of following links on are governed by their own privacy policies.

Cookies itself does not use cookies. Ad servers or third party sites providing analytics, display ads, or affiliate tracking, however, may use cookies. This is typically for fulfilling a request or for tracking purposes.

Third party sites are governed by their own privacy policies. You are not required to accept cookies when viewing If you are concerned about cookies, you have the option of setting your browser to block or prompt for cookies. You may also control your browser cookie settings through


We use three services to collect analytics data: Google Analytics, Quantcast Measure, and Pinterest Ad Service. Learn more about data collection methods in their privacy policies.

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.

Affiliate Links contains affiliate links to merchant websites. When clicked, these merchants use cookies to track any sales that may occur as a result of your visit to this website. We receive commissions from these sales at no additional cost to you.

Outbound Links

This Website also contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we,, are 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 Website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website.

Business Transitions

In the event goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Users will be notified via email prior to a change of ownership or control of their personal information. If as a result of the business transition, the users’ personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection they will be given choice consistent with our notification of changes section.

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 Website.

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at:

Postal Mail:
9220 Cordoba Lane
St. Louis, MO 63126
Telephone: 314-842-1446