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Site Terms and Policies

TERMS and CONDITIONS

Welcome to Zarah's Lane.  

If you continue to browse and use this site, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, as well as its privacy policy. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions*, please refrain from further using Write. Wrote. Written.
   
These terms and conditions use “Site”, “We”, or “Us” to refer to Zarah's Lane. "Them" or "Their" refer to other website(s). Site visitors (also identified as “You” or “Your”) are subject to the following terms and conditions of use:
  • The content of the pages of this site is for general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • The site uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. Any information that its visitors provide may be stored and analyzed to help assess the site’s performance based on the preferences and demographics of each user. 
  • Should you or any other user intends to comment or place an ad on the site, the following information may be requested: name, email address, and link to own site, if applicable.
  • Neither the site nor any third party provides warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials it offers or features for any particular purpose. You, as site user, acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and the Site expressly excludes liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which the site shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any product, service or information available on this site meets your specific requirements.
  • This site contains materials which are owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • The site does not hold any ownership on products and services featured on the site, except for the blog posts and brief introductions to items produced by another individual and/or company. The images featured on each blog post are sourced from different websites that offer license-free photos or illustrations, some of which are attributed to original owners, while others warrant free use for commercial purposes with or without modifications. Should there be any issue related to this matter, kindly send an email to the site’s administrator at leannzarah@gmail.com. Appropriate actions will be performed, particularly deletion of contested images/photos, if original owners demand so.
  • Unauthorized use of this site may result in claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense. In case you would like to use a part of the blog contents for redistribution, adoption for either personal, academic, or commercial reasons, please seek permission first by emailing the site's administrator at leannzarah@gmail.com. 
  • Occasionally, the site may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s). Should you have objections to the content of these other websites, please contact them instead to inform them of your concerns.
  • Your use of this site and any dispute arising out of using it are subject to the laws of the Republic of the Philippines. 
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*The terms and conditions of Zarah's Lane are based on the template provided by Business Link.
DISCLAIMER: This site is not an affiliate of Business Link. The attached link is for acknowledgement purposes only.

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 PRIVACY POLICY

What information does Zarah's Lane collect?
Zarah's Lane collects information from you when you want to place an ad, submit a comment, or create a link to your own site. 

Third party vendors like Google use cookies to serve ads on the site. Such use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to site users based on your site visits here on Zarah's Lane and to other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

What does Zarah's Lane do with the information you provide?
Any of the information the site collects from you may be used in one of the following ways:
  •  To personalize your experience and improve customer service (your information would help the site to better respond to your individual/support needs)
  •  To improve the website (based on sent information and user feedback)
  •  To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails (concerning information, inquiry reply, and/or other requests/questions).

How does Zarah's Lane protect your information?
The site has a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. 

Does Zarah's Lane use cookies?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

Zarah's Lane is powered by Google's Blogger. Its cookies are also integrated with Google Analytics to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. The site may contract with third-party service providers to assist in better understanding site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on behalf of Zarah's Lane except to help the site conduct and improve its contents and services.

Does Zarah's Lane disclose any information to outside parties?
The site will not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist the site's operations, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. 

Zarah's Lane may also release your information when appropriate, particularly in compliance with the law, to enforce site policies, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the site administrator and those of others'. However, non-personal visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third Party Links
Occasionally, Zarah's Lane may include or offer third party products or services. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Zarah's Lane, therefore, has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, the site seeks to protect its integrity and welcomes any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because Zarah's Lane values your privacy, the site has taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. Therefore, it will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent. Please send an email to leannzarah@gmail.com to for this purpose.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
 
Zarah's Lane complies with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). Thus, the site does not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Its contents, products, and services are directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Comments on Blog Posts
Zarah's Lane welcomes comments/reactions to blog posts. However, the site administrator has the right to post or delete them, depending on the nature of these messages. 

Online Privacy Policy Only
This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through
Zarah's Lane and not through information collected offline.
 
Your Consent
By using
Zarah's Lane, you consent to its privacy policy.

Changes to Zarah's Lane's Privacy Policy
If Zarah's Lane decides to changes its privacy policy, these changes will be posted on this page. The site will also notify you of any change via email and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. 

This policy was last modified on October 8, 2011.

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This policy is generated by Free Privacy Policy and Rhino Support web-based support software.

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 DISCLOSURE POLICY

This policy is valid from 09 October 2011 (Manila Time)

Zarah's Lane is a personal blog written and edited by Leann Zarah. For questions about this blog, please contact leannzarah@gmail.com.

This blog accepts cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions and/or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.

The owner(s) of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owner(s). 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.

We have a financial interest in the following that are relevant to our blogging: Google Affiliate Network, Amazon, and Blogvertise. If the ads of any of these companies are posted on the site, any click and/or registration to these sites will provide the site owner(s) either a monetary reward or a minimal percentage of the revenue of referred users for a limited time.


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Disclosure Policy provided the template for Zarah's Lane. 
DISCLAIMER: This site is not an affiliate of Disclosure Policy. The attached link is for acknowledgement purposes only.

Contact Zarah's Lane
If there are any questions regarding these terms and policies, please email the site administrator through this address: leannzarah@gmail.com

Thank you very much for visiting the site.