Privacy Policy

The DIY Playbook Privacy Policy & Disclosure

The DIY Playbook is a collaborative blog written by Casey Finn and Bridget Matkovich. This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
The owners of this blog are not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely ours. 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, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.
The DIY Playbook reserves the right to remove, replace, or move any images content without prior announcement.  All photos that are not taken by The DIY Playbook are credited and linked to their outside sources and are believed to be public domain and readily available on the Internet (published according to the U.S. Copyright Fair Use Act, title 17, U.S. Code.) Any photos not credited to an outside source have been taken by DIY Playbook and rights protected. Failure to link back and credit our site constitutes a copyright violation.

Comment Policy

The DIY Playbook will edit or remove any comment that we deem malicious, spam, inappropriate, or offensive. Comments are manually approved, so they may not be visible right away.

The privacy of visitors to www.thediyplaybook.com is important to us.

At www.thediyplaybook.com 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 www.thediyplaybook.com 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), the browser you used to visit our site (such as 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 www.thediyplaybook.com 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 New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in your browser. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

You can contact us at any time at [email protected] if you want your data to be permanently deleted or exported and provided back to you.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to track website traffic. Collected data is processed in such a way that visitors cannot be identified.

Affiliate Links

Many of our posts contain affiliate links. If you click on an affiliate link and buy something, we may receive a very small commission. It does NOT result in additional charges to you or cost you anything extra. Mentions of associated products/services/businesses within the content of our blog may or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference. The affiliate money we earn per month helps pay the fees to keep this site up and running. Thanks for your support.

Plugin: Hummingbird — Third parties

Hummingbird uses the Stackpath Content Delivery Network (CDN). Stackpath may store web log information of site visitors, including IPs, UA, referrer, Location and ISP info of site visitors for 7 days. Files and images served by the CDN may be stored and served from countries other than your own. Stackpath’s privacy policy can be found here.