Privacy Policy


At your online privacy is important to us. We value your trust in our relationship and know how important trust is. The information that you have provided about yourself is used solely to provide information and resources to you with regard to organizing, productivity and living a simple lifestyle. Please review these details of our Privacy Policy. Please review it periodically as it may change as required by law or by what we value in offerings to you.


What Information Is Collected?

Information throughout the site is available without providing personal information of your own.  Here’s where your information is collected: subscribing to the email newsletter, subscribing to or posting a comment to Ellen’s Blog, or sending information via the Contact page.


Use of Information

The information you provide is solely used for distributing the email newsletter or contacting you at your request.  We do not sell or share the information obtained from you (except for subcontractors acting on our behalf in compliance with this Privacy Policy). If this policy should ever change in this regard, we will modify the policy and highlight the fact that there has been a change on the website.


Use of Personal Information

In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, we may use your information to:

  • improve your browsing experience;
  • send information to you which we think may be of interest to you by email, or other means and send you marketing communications relating to our business;
  • promote use of our services to you and share promotional and information content with you in accordance with your communication preferences;
  • provide other companies with statistical information about our users — but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
  • send information to you regarding changes to our Customer Terms of Service, Privacy Policy (including the Cookie Policy), or other legal agreements;
  • meet legal requirements.

Analytics uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics is the most popular tool for website owners to gain insight into how their site is being used, frequency of visits and what is valuable to this Website’s users. Google analytics is preparing a privacy statement which can be viewed at to learn more about Google’s data privacy policies and approach, as well as their data processing terms and data controller terms. The data collected via this website is currently only accessed and used by


Information About Children

Information provided by is not intended for or targeted at children under 16, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children under 16. If by error or accident this information has been collected, please contact us at so that we can delete the information.


About Cookies

A cookie is a very small file that is downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Most websites use some form of cookies now. These files usually contain data like the site’s name and a unique user ID. Most commercial websites use them, whether they are banks, online publishers, blogs or e-commerce. They are used a wide variety of purposes such as website analytics – counting visitors and their behavior, targeted advertising, recording user preferences or for authentication. Cookies are used to remember information so that it does not need to be reentered each time you visit the site.


Please be aware that when you click on links on that take you to third-party Websites, you will be subject to the third parties’ privacy policies, not this site. cannot be responsible for the actions of third parties. Please read the posted privacy statement and user terms and conditions whenever you are on any other Websites.


Security uses IContact for email newsletter services.  IContact uses Privacy Shield and is in the final steps of the annual Privacy Shield review and re-certification through the US Dept. of Commerce. blog is hosted by WordPress which is protected by Wordfence and Askimet plugins.


Reviewing, Correcting, and Removing Your Personal Information

In addition, you have the following data protection rights:

  • Requesting access, correction, updates, or deletion of your personal information.
  • Restricting or deleting your personal information
  • Withdrawing your information at any time.  Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal.
  • Complaining to a data protection authority about collection and use of your personal information.
  • To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at  We will respond to your request to change, correct, or delete your information within a reasonable time frame and notify you of the action we have taken.


Updating your Communications Preferences

Email subscribers can control what types of communications you receive from us. You can delete and reply with a Do Not Contact at any time.


Your Consent and Changes to this Policy

By remaining on the email newsletter lists, you are consenting to the collection and use of this information by and the terms of this Privacy Policy by using our Web site. Subject to the above provisions, we reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy at any time and will post the changes we make to such policy on this page.


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