11923 NE Sumner ST
Portland, Oregon, 97220
About Simple Fun for Kids
Founded in 2013, Simple Fun for Kids is an independently operated blog and membership site run by me, Tina Lentz, on two URLs: simplefunforkids.com and simplefunforkidsvip.com. My website shares educational and play resources for parents, teachers, tutors, daycare providers, librarians, and other interested parties.
If you are under 16 years old, you should not be using this website, leaving blog comments, or subscribing to either of my newsletters without parental permission.
How We Protect Your Information
Simple Fun for Kids only collects necessary data, uses standard security protocols, and works only with reputable third-party vendors that are bound by their own privacy policies. None of your data is ever sold, rented, leased, or given away to a third party.
When Information Is Collected
- When you visit the website or member area;
- when you subscribe to the newsletter or RSS feed;
- when you leave a comment;
- when you download a free printable;
- when you purchase a product in my shop;
- when you become a VIP member.
We use the information you provide to deliver the requested product and/or service, to improve our overall performance, and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information.
Free Downloads and Subscriber Newsletters
To download freebies, you’re required to sign up to my newsletter by entering your first name and email address. You can unsubscribe at any time by using the link at the bottom of each email or by contacting me at email@example.com.
Your data is collected through WP eStore or Thrive Leads and then passed on to my email service providers MailerLite, Madmimi, and Mailgun. I use tags within MailerLite to make sure that you get emails that are relevant to you and communicate more easily with you.
I send several emails every week. Occasionally I will send additional emails about special offers.
When you leave a blog comment, your comment is public and visible. Your email address is never disclosed unless you include it in the main body of the comment. Your name and comment (as well as your URL, if you provide it), are visible to anyone who visits the comment section. Please avoid leaving any personal information in your comments.
Your details will remain in the database unless I remove it or you request to have it removed.
I reserve the right to remove or edit comments at my discretion. These may include comments containing profanity, harassment, threats, self-promotion, or spam.
Products in Simple Fun for Kids Shop are sold through Woocommerce. Your name, email address, and country are required during the checkout process. I will use your email address for customer service issues and special promotions.
Information about your purchase is stored indefinitely. This ensures that I can find your data in order reply to your customer service inquiries and resend the files any time you request them. Only your name, email address, and physical address (if required) is stored on my site.
You may also purchase my products on Teachers Pay Teachers. I don’t have access to any of your personal information when you do this.
When you become a VIP member or buy products in the membership area, Membermouse and PayPal or Stripe take care of your purchases and any recurring payments. Your email address, name, purchases, and activity in the membership area are saved in the Membermouse plugin in order to ensure that you have access to all of the content your membership level entitles you to.
I sell other bloggers’ products via affiliate programs. In these cases, I’m only an intermediary and don’t have access to any of the personal information that is collected by these affiliate programs. Please refer to their individual privacy policies for more info.
Cookies and Pixels
This website uses a technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how the site is used. Cookies are little pieces of code that I use to track your use of this site and provide the best possible experience for you.
Cookies may collect information including the date and time of your visit, the pages viewed, time spent on the site, and your IP address. This site also reserves the right to use social media pixels which allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites. This helps tailor the advertising messages you see when visiting those social media sites.
- Amazon (for advertising)*
- Facebook Pixel (for Facebook ad targeting)
- Google Analytics (for tracking website traffic and user behavior)
- MailerLite and Mailgun (for email tracking)
If you wish to disable cookies, you can learn how to do that by visiting the websites of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or that of a different browser.
*Simple Fun for Kids is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for earning advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. This doesn’t cost you an extra cent.
Simple Fun for Kids uses Google Analytics to track website performance and behavior. It provides information on pageviews, referral sources (such as another website or a social media site), your device (i.e. mobile or desktop), browsing actions, and other information that helps me adapt the content I write for this site.
Google Analytics collects anonymous information about your location, age, gender, IP address, and interests. I have no way to connect that information to you personally. Read about Google Analytics’ data retention policy here.
Links to Third Party Websites
I include links to third party websites for your use and reference. I am not responsible for the privacy policies on these sites. Be aware that their privacy policies may be different than that of Simple Fun for Kids.
Simple Fun for Kids posts information on various social media platforms. My social media channels are governed by the various social media platforms’ privacy policies.
When I May Transfer Your Personal Data
I will not transfer your personal data unless I am under legal obligation to do so.
Advertising Privacy Statement
This Site is affiliated with AdThrive, LLC (“AdThrive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site. AdThrive uses standard and widely-available tools for the placement and serving of ads, including those provided by Google, Inc. and its affiliates. We publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests, AdThrive, Google and our other advertising partners will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
For European Economic Area Residents
If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and contact AdThrive at email@example.com. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences link at the bottom of the site. (Available in the EU.)
For California Residents
California law gives residents the right to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a “sale.” To opt out of the sharing of your information for advertising information, click the opt out link provided in the footer of this page. You also have the right to request from us the categories of personal information that we have shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided. To make such a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To be clear we do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties, and the categories of third parties that we share information with for advertising purposes are supply side platforms, programmatic advertising exchanges, and demand side platforms.