Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

 

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE.

 

ACCEPTANCE

 

Thank you for visiting Naturedays.ie referred to as “Site” in this Terms of Use policy. The Site is provided to you by Naturedays.ie. By using this Site, you signify that you consent to the Terms of Use Policy. The following legal restrictions and terms of use apply to all pages of the Naturedays.ie website, along with the email newsletters and all other electronic communications.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE Naturedays.ie SITE. USE OF THE SITE AND ITS’ RESOURCES SIGNIFIES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THESE TERMS OF USE.

TERMS OF USE

USE OF MATERIALS

 

We ask that visitors use the materials on the site for their intended purposes, without plagiarism or unlawful distribution of the resources. Please do not upload, post, send email to, or otherwise transmit Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party.  

We give NO permissions to use, copy, host or share any of the content (both textual & visual) on any other website, online group or forum.  Please refer to our Copyright Policy for full details.

 

By using the Site, you signify that you agree and consent to all disclaimers, rules, terms and conditions set forth below or those that appear elsewhere in connection with the site. You agree to use the materials provided on the Site in the manner in which they are intended, and, in addition, when using certain services on this site, you will be subject to any additional posted guidelines, rules and terms that may be posted from time to time. This includes the terms set forth in our Privacy Policy and Copyright Policy. We reserve the right to change, add, modify or remove portions of the Terms of Use at any time. Your continued use of this site, and the content provided through the Site, means that you agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these disclaimers, rules, terms and conditions, please discontinue your use of the Site.

 

USER CONDUCT

 

Our overall rules for conduct are:

  • be nice to other users,

  • follow the rules of the Site

  • don’t do anything that would offend others or damage the Site.

Here are the legal details:

  • As a condition of your use of the Site, you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful under local, state, national or international laws, or prohibited by these Terms of Use.

  • Derogatory, harmful or unlawful conduct is not permitted. Users are not allowed to upload to, distribute through, or publish any content which is libel, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, threatening, abusive, illegal, or invades others’ privacy or rights.

  • Users may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. Nor may Users upload, post or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware.

  • Users are also not allowed to gain unauthorized access to the Site, personal membership accounts or networks connected to the Site through hacking, password mining, or any other means.

  • Users may not impersonate other persons or misrepresent themselves or their affiliations with any entity in any way.

  • We do not allow unauthorized collection or use of email addresses associated with registration or membership of our Site.

If you post, upload or distribute information via our forums, comment areas, blog or submitted forms, this information will be accessible by other users of Naturedays.ie. Please be aware that this information can be viewed publicly, and possibly shared by or responded to by other users. Once submitted, this information also becomes the property of Naturedays.ie. Although we highly encourage our users to submit accurate and reliable information, Naturedays.ie is not responsible for the content or accuracy of information posted by users or members in our forum or comment areas.  Please view our Privacy Policy for details on how submitted information is used and stored.

MODIFICATIONS & CHANGES TO THE SITES

Naturedays.ie may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any portion of Naturedays.ie at any time, without notice. Changes shall be effective immediately. You agree to review this agreement periodically since any use by you of this Site shall constitute your acceptance of any changes.

USER ACCOUNTS

Registration & Communications

By registering for any of our services (such as email newsletters, forum membership, free guides, etc.) or maintaining a member account, you agree that you are at least 18 years of age. The services and resources on Naturedays.ie are not intended for anyone under the age of 18 years old. Naturedays.ie does not knowingly collect information from minors. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information on any and all registration forms for this Site, and you agree to maintain them properly and promptly when asked. If you provide any information, or if we suspect that you are providing information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we may suspend or terminate your account and refuse to offer you any current or future use of our Services and access to our Site. By providing your email as registration for any of our services, you agree to receive email communications from us. If you no longer want to receive email communications, please select the ‘opt out’ option provided on all email communications. However, be aware that opting out of email communications will limit your access to certain areas of our Site; prevent or restrict your participation in our contests, forums and comment areas; and prevent you from receiving special offers from our partners, advertisers and affiliates.

 

Member Accounts

Members are required to supply a current and active email address in order register to receive member information and offers, and to access certain areas of the Site. You are responsible for keeping your email address and other information up-to-date. If you suspect any unauthorized use of your account, please notify us immediately. You acknowledge and agree that we may preserve user information and may disclose user information by law if required to do so, or if we believe in good faith that there has been any illegal activity, violation of these Terms of Use or the rights of any third parties, or infringement on the rights, property or personal safety of our visitors, members, the Site or the public.

TERMINATION OF ACCESS

 

This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time by discontinuing use of this Site, and destroying all materials and copies obtained from Naturedays.ie. This agreement will terminate immediately, as will access to our Site, and without notice from Naturedays.ie, you are in violation of any term or provision of this agreement, privacy policy, or copyright policy that applies to our Site; if you engage in illegal conduct pertaining to our Site; or if you interfere with the technological operation of our Site. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from our Site, including copies and cease use of your account. You agree that any modification or termination of your access to the Site or your account may be done without prior notice, and you agree and acknowledge that Naturedays.ie may deactivate or delete your account and all related information, and bar any future access to such information or to our Sites. You also agree that Naturedays.ie shall not be held liable to you or any third party for any modifications or termination of your access to the Site or our services, or for you inability to recover any user content.

You may terminate your membership at any time by sending an email request or contacting us by postal mail.

PRIVACY POLICY

In order to learn more about what information we collect, how we collect it and how it’s used, please view our Privacy Policy. We respect our visitors and members privacy and personal information, and work diligently to protect this information. Use of our Site signifies that you agree with the terms of our Privacy Policy, and you also acknowledge and agree that our Site may use your personal information in the manner described in our Privacy Policy.

 

LINKS

Naturedays.ie provides technology producing search results that link and/or reference other websites. Since we have no control over other sites and the information provided by other sites, Naturedays.ie makes no guarantee as to such sites and information, including the accuracy, currency, content or quality of any such sites and information.

Links to other websites do not imply an endorsement of the materials disseminated by those websites, nor does the existence of a link to another site imply that the entity or person publishing that site endorses any of the materials on our Site. Since we cannot control other sites and their resources, you acknowledge and agree that Naturedays.ie is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, broken or misdirected links or other materials from such sites and resources.

Links to other websites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors and members. Naturedays.ie is not responsible for the materials contained at any websites that are linked to our Site. In addition, Naturedays.ie shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by or alleged to be caused by reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

 

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

The materials and services provided on Naturedays.ie including without limitation the site code, products and other content (including Third Party information, products and content included in or accessible from the Site or services), are provided “as is” and “when and where available” basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, and are subject to change at any time without notice to you. The content published on this Site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically made to the information herein, and every effort will be made to correct inaccurate material when reported or found. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Naturedays.is disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, implied warranties or merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose or with respect to the Site, any content, or any goods or services available, offered or sold throughout the Site.

Naturedays.ie does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials, including without limitation the site code, will be uninterrupted, timely, error free. We also do not warrant nor do we guarantee that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the servers that make it available are free of viruses or other harmful components or free from security breaches. While every effort will be made to prevent errors, viruses and other harmful components, the User shall not hold Naturedays.ie liable for losses that could occur as a result of visiting the Site. Naturedays.ie does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the results of the use of the materials, including without limitation the site code, on this Site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You, and not Naturedays.ie assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction.

Your use and browsing of the Site is at your own risk. You understand that your use of the Site, its materials and services (including any downloads, loss of data or other damage to your computer system or any electronic device you use to access the Site) is at your sole risk. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy and completeness of all information, opinions and other material on our site or any sites with which it is linked. If you are dissatisfied with any of the materials or services offered through Naturedays.is, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue accessing and using the Site, its materials and services.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, AND TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WILL NATURE DAYS OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE TO YOU, OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY, FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, DIRECT OR INDIRECT DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FROM THE USE, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON WWW.NATUREDAYS.IE. IN ADDITION, NATURE DAYS SHALL NOT BE HELD LIABLE FOR LOSS OF USE, PROFITS, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLES, OR THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO AND TAMPERING WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR TRANSMISSIONS, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, UNAUTHORIZED USE, PERFORMANCE, OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, EVEN IF NATURE DAYS HAS BEEN ADVISED PREVIOUSLY OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, UNDER STATUE, IN EQUITY, AT LAW OR OTHERWISE.

THIS DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY CAUSED BY ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, COMMUNICATION LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF RECORD, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORTIOUS BEHAVIOR, NEGLIGENCE, OR UNDER ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION. ALL VISITORS AND MEMBERS SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT KC EDVENTURES LLC IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER VISITORS, MEMBERS OR THIRD PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH THE VISITOR AND/OR MEMBER.

YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY ACCESSING WWW.NATUREDAYS.IE AND AGREEING TO THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU MAY BE WAIVING RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CLAIMS THAT ARE AT THIS TIME UNKNOWN OR UNSUSPECTED. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THESE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITIES IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ALL CLAIMS UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LIABILITIES SHALL NOT EXCEED TEN EURO (€10) OR THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU FOR ACCESSING WWW.NATUREDAYS.IE (WHICHEVER IS LESS) FOR ACCESSING OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY ACTIVITY RELATED TO WWW.NATUREDAYS.IE.

INDEMNIFICATION

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to negligence, shall Nature Days, its’ owners, representatives, affiliates, related parties, officers, employees, independent contractors, advertisers, and partners be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, www.naturedays.ie, or any of the services or materials related to the Site. You also acknowledge and agree that Nature Days is not liable for the conduct of any Member or user of the Site.

All users agree to indemnify and hold harmless Nature Days its’ owners, representatives, affiliates, related parties, officers, employees, independent contractors, advertisers, and partners from and against any loss, damage, liability, cost, or expense of any kind (including attorney’s fees) that we may incur in connection with a third party claim or otherwise, in relation to your use of the services, materials or access to the Site, or your violation of either these Terms of Use, applicable law or the rights of any third party. If you are dissatisfied with any of the materials found on Nature Days, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue use of the Site, and/or the materials and services in question.

JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES

Nature Days is a personal blog, located in the Republic of Ireland, Europe. You agree that any dispute arising from your use of this Site or its’ services will be governed by and construed in accordance with local laws applicable to the registered location of the business, including any differences between the said applicable legislation and legislation in force at your location. 

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy updated Effective 27/6/2021

Nothing is more important than protecting the personal information of our visitors and members.  KCEdventures.com follows strict privacy policies to ensure the privacy of your personal information.

Please review the following to learn how we collect, use and protect your personal information:

• What Information Will Be Collected?
• How Will Your Information Be Used?
• How Do We Protect Kids’ Privacy?
• What Security Measures Are Used to Protect Your Information?
• Will Your Information Be Shared with Others?
• How Can You Update Your Information?
• Changes to Our Privacy Policy
• A Notice to Users Outside of the United States
• A Notice About Our Advertisers
• A Notice About External Links
• Your Privacy and Our Public Forums
• How Can You Contact our Company?

 

About: Nature Days website and personal blog owned and operated by Stef Greene are online resources for adults who wish to experience Nature and the outdoors with their family. The sites were founded in 2021 by Stef Greene to assist busy parents and educators who are raising creative & curious kids.  We offer parents, educators, home school instructors, caregivers and grandparents content including book lists, parenting tips, educational activities, printable resources and, perhaps in future, detailed reviews of family travel resources & attractions.

What Information Will Be Collected?

User Provided Information -- this refers to any information that you voluntarily enter into our website:

  • NEWSLETTER: When registering for the newsletter or any of our free printable items, you must provide your first name and email address. Most of our printable resources are stored in the cloud due to file size and are only sent to you via email if you specifically request the item so this is why we collect these details. This information is collected via ConvertKit, our email service provider.  Please refer to the ConvertKit Privacy Policy if you have questions about their data storage. You may choose to unsubscribe from our newsletter or emails at any time using the 'unsubscribe' link provided at the bottom of every newsletter & email sent to you.

  • COMMENTS: When leaving a comment on our site, you may choose to use an alias (for anonimity) or to leave a name, email address or website url.  We strongly encourage you NOT to leave any personal information in comments such as an address or names/ages of your children.  Only your name will be visible to others with your comment; your other information remains in our database and is NOT passed on to any third parties.  You may request that we delete your comment and remove you from our database by emailing us at info@naturedays.ie Please allow 4 weeks for your information to be removed from our sites.
     

  • GIVEAWAYS: Occasionally, we will may offer a giveaway to our readers.  Anyone who wishes to enter will need to use the comment section on the giveaway post and provide their first name and email address. Winners of any giveaway item will need to voluntarily provide their postal mailing address ONLY via a personal email request to Nature Days.  This information may need to be passed on to the business who is mailing out the giveaway prizes.  Www.naturedays.ie does NOT store this information once your prize is mailed.  We will fully inform any winner of who is receiving their information and provide direct contact to the brand or business so you can ask how your mailing address is used, stored or deleted from their system.

  • SURVEYS: From time to time, we may ask you to respond to optional surveys or other requests for information and we collect the information you provide. We may also collect information from you when you participate in special offers or promotions that are offered on our website or through our email communications. All personally identifiable information that you provide us may become part of your Nature Days profile, and may be used by Nature Days as provided in this Privacy Policy, as disclosed to you at the time you provide the information or as otherwise agreed to by you.

Information Collected via Third Party Providers

Server Logs and Aggregated Data: Like most website servers, we collect information from all visitors to our Site via third-party providers such as Google Analytics. This information may include the browser you are using, the internet address from which you linked to our Site, the operating system of your computer, the IP (internet protocol) address of the computer you used to access our Site, and usage and browsing habits on the site. Naturedays.ie uses this information to help diagnose and troubleshoot server malfunctions, to analyze trends, track aggregate user details, and gather broad demographic information. Aggregate data refers to data that does not contain any personally identifiable information.

Cookies: To make sure you receive the information that’s most important to you, our site uses Google Analytics to track statistics regarding our audience and Website traffic. These cookies do not contain any personal information but instead help us to identify you as a previous visitor to our site, and customize your experience when you arrive at our sites based on the information you have provided to us. Please refer to the Google Anaytics Privacy Policy for more information.

Our website also serves online advertisements via MediaVine, an online advertising company, who may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site.  These cookies and technologies are used analyze overall demographic and usage patterns, provide you with targeted advertisements and authenticate you to the server.

You may instruct your web browser to not accept cookies; however, in doing so, you may not be able to properly use or view some of the features on our Site.

 

How Will Your Information Be Used?

Any information provided by you for a specific purpose (eg. to access a free printable) will be used only for the requested purpose.  For example, if you request to be put on our newsletter list, we will send you the newsletter but will NOT automatically send you each of the free printable items - you will need to request those individually.  If you choose to register with Naturedays.ie as a member or user of the site, you will create your own profile.

As shown during registration, specific information that you CHOOSE to provide (such as your user name, email, or geographic location) will be displayed to other visitors and members of the Site. Your real name will ONLY displayed on the Site if choose to use it as your user name.

Please keep in mind that certain personal information that you voluntarily provide are displayed on our Site, especially in the Blog comment areas, and are therefore visible to our visitors and members. Because this information is publicly viewable, you can choose to use only your first name or an alias when leaving a comment.  We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the public and private forums, and other publicly accessible areas, of our Site.

Naturedays.ie may send you email newsletters, email communications and special offers from future advertisers and sponsors, if you specifically and voluntarily choose to register for these opportunities.

How Do We Protect the Privacy of Children?

Although much of the information shown on our Site is intended for use with children, we do not encourage children (defined as anyone aged 17 or under) to visit or use our site without supervision from an adult age 18 or older. We do not allow minors to join as members of our Site, and we encourage any posting of comments on our blog or forums to be done by adults. If children have comments or feedback, we welcome them; however, we recommend that their parent or guardian post on their behalf.  If we believe a comment has been left by a minor, we will choose to not publish that comment.

The only personal information we may collect on your child would be provided by you as a member of our site. Information would be limited to your child’s first name (or nickname or alias) and age. This information is stored in your profile, and allows us to provide you with future guides and information based on your child’s age. This information is never shared with third parties and is completely voluntary.

What Security Measures Are Used to Protect Your Information?

Nature Days has multiple layers of security to ensure that any personally identifiable information we receive is secure against unauthorized access. The Site uses software and hardware security, including firewalls and a dedicated server account that are intended to protect your information. We use firewalls and intrusion-detection devices that are designed to defend against hackers and notify us if any attempts are made to compromise our network.

We work with ?? to provide our email communications. When choosing third-party providers for our email communications, we review their security measures and procedures, and choose to work only with those companies that provide multiple levels of protection for your personal information.

We regularly review and upgrade our software to enhance our security measures. However, despite our best efforts, no system can be completely protected from unauthorized access, and your use of the Site indicates that you are willing to assume this risk.

 

Will Your Information Be Shared With Others?

WE DO NOT SHARE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES WITHOUT FIRST COLLECTING YOUR PERMISSION, UNLESS WE ARE REQUIRED TO DO SO BY LAW.  WE DO NOT SELL OUR EMAIL LISTS, USER INFORMATION OR WEB LOGS.

We may, from time to time, offer a contest, giveaway or sweepstakes. If you enter, you may be asked for your permission to share your personal information with the sponsor. We may also offer special offers or promotions to our members through our Site or email communications. Some of these offers or promotions may require you to share personal information (such as email or postal address) with a third party. This information is provided by you directly to a third party in response to a special offer or promotion.

If we are requested, by such instance as a court order or subpoena, we may, without your consent, provide your personal information, any communications sent by you, and any other information that we may have about you to proper authorities. This will be done for purposes such as preventing or investigating suspected fraud, violations to our Terms of Service, or other activity that appears to us to be illegal or may expose us to legal liability.

How Can You Update Your Information?

Your personal information can be updated at any time. To update or delete any registered information for the comment areas, please use the contact information provided at the bottom of this privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may make modifications to this privacy policy without prior notification. The most recent version of this Privacy Policy will always be posted on the Sites with an “Effective Date” displayed at the top and bottom of the page. We will inform any visitors and registered members of any significant changes in our privacy policy or use of your personal information in this manner. Please check back frequently since your continued use of this site and its’ contents are conditioned upon your acceptance of any modifications in this policy.

A Notice to Users Outside of Republic of Ireland

Nature Days.ie is located and hosted in the Republic of Ireland. If you are accessing our Site from outside of the Republic of Ireland, and providing personal information, you are consenting to have that information transferred to the Republic of Ireland for processing and maintenance in accordance with our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You are also consenting to the application of Irish law with regard to that information, use of the Site and all matters concerning Naturedays.ie.

 

A Notice About Our Advertisers

Some of the advertisements you will view on our Site are provided through partnerships with companies and organizations who offer products and services that are appealing to our visitors and members. Once you click through on an advertisement, you will be directed to another company’s website. If you choose to click on an advertisement, please be aware that when you are redirected to another website, you should be aware of that company’s privacy and security policies when providing any personal information or surfing on their website.

A Notice About External Links

Nature Days.ie offers links to other sponsors, advertisers, companies and products. By clicking on a link, you may be sent directly to their Websites. If you provide any information once you are on these other sites, it is beyond our reach and will be the responsibility of those entities. We are not responsible for the use of data that you provide once you leave our Site. In addition, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites, or any other sites linked to or referenced by our Site; but we highly encourage you to refer to any websites privacy policy and terms of use prior to submitting any personal information to them.

We are also not responsible for broken links and external links that are changed by entities outside of Naturedays.ie We do our best to monitor and update external links in order to provide our visitors and members with the best possible service. 

Your Privacy, Security and Our Comment Areas

As stated above, all information posted in our comment areas are visible to our visitors and members. Please keep this in mind when sending us comments and posting your feedback and comments to the forums.

All comment posts are reviewed by our site administer in accordance with our Terms of Use policy prior to being posted on the site. Because this information is publically viewable, we have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the public and private forums, and other publicly accessible areas, of our Site.  Any inappropriate content will either: (1) be removed from a post prior to the post being made available on our comment areas or forums, or (2) place the post in violation of our Terms of Use policy, requiring us to delete the information and not allow the comment to be displayed in our comment area. We also reserve the right to delete any user or visitor from our records if we find multiple violations of these policies.

 

PRIVACY POLICY & DISCLOSURES

TERMS OF USE

Nature Days is a personal blog and all opinions expressed here are my own. The posts that I share are for informational and entertainment purposes only and anything you do based on the information provided is done at your own risk. Even though I do my best to stay up to date on the latest research I do not guarantee the accuracy of the content of this site and I will not be held responsible for any damages or losses related to activities that were inspired by my writing. I’m a writer, not a doctor or a lawyer. That means I do not provide medical, legal or any other professional advice. If in doubt, seek out the appropriate professional for advice.

COPYRIGHT

I am the legal copyright holder of all the written, multimedia and graphic materials published on www.rainorshinemamma.com, unless otherwise noted. Please don’t use, reprint, alter or publish my work without my written permission. It’s not nice and it’s also illegal. Guest bloggers are responsible for making sure that all submitted material is complying with copyright laws.

COMMENTS

I don’t expect everybody to agree with me and you are free to challenge my opinions. However, I do reserve the right to delete comments that are rude, profane or abusive. Any comments made on the blog, on my various social media accounts and in emails sent directly to me may be used in my future writing, unless you specifically request otherwise. This includes, but is not limited to, blog posts, newsletters, columns and books.

ADS AND SPONSORS

I started this blog out of passion for connecting children with nature through outdoor play and adventure, not to make money. However, I may raise sponsorship or income from other sources in the future in order to offset some of the costs that are associated with running a blog. Thank you for supporting my work to get kids back outside!

Occasionally, I may review, give away and/or mention/promote products on the blog. Please trust that I always share my honest opinion and, unless stated otherwise, only highlight products and companies that I personally have tried and love. By sharing information about things that I believe in I hope that you will benefit as well.

PRIVACY AND INTEGRITY POLICY

Who collects your information?

Nature Days, a personal blog about connecting children with nature, is run by me, Stef Greene. I’m most likely to be reached at info@naturedays.ie

What kind of information do I collect?

I only collect and process personal information about visitors of this blog when it is absolutely necessary, typically in the following ways:

  • When you comment on a post, I receive your name, email address and IP address, and your message is stored on my server. By commenting on my posts, you consent to me processing this information.

  • When you sign up for my newsletter/RSS feed, I receive your email address and – if you choose to submit it – your name. This information is necessary in order for me to deliver the newsletter as you have requested and by submitting it, you are consenting to me processing it.

  • When you contact me through my contact form, I receive your name and email address. By submitting this information, you are consenting to me processing it.

  • When you participate in a giveaway or contest, I collect information such as your name and email address. In some instances, for example if you win a giveaway or contest, I may request your address as well. By submitting this information, you are consenting to me processing it.

  • When you browse this blog, it collects cookies in order to collect data for Google Analytics and customize the ads that you see. You can turn off cookies at any time by changing the settings in your browser. Collecting this information is in the legitimate interest of this blog, as it helps me determine which content is of the most interest to my readers.

Is your information shared with others?

Rest assured that I’ll never sell your information to marketers, sales people or any other third parties. Your information is only shared with third parties when it is necessary in order for me to provide you with a service or for me to fulfill my end of a bargain. I only share your data with third parties when:

• You have agreed that I may do so.
• I use other companies to provide services on my behalf, e.g.  sending mail or emails, hosting and maintaining my website.
• I run an event, contest or giveaway in partnership with other named organizations and your details need to be shared. When this is the case, what will happen to your data is clearly stated when you register.
• We may disclose aggregate statistics about our site visitors, supporters, customers and sales to describe our services and operations to prospective partners, advertisers and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics won’t include any personally identifying information.

If you’re a resident of the EU, I technically share your personal information with a third country, since this blog is based in the U.S.

This disclosure statement can be changed anytime without notice.

How long is your data stored?

I have no interest in hanging on to your personal information any longer than necessary. When you sign

You have the right to ask me to remove your personal information from our records at any time. I’ll fulfill your request as soon as possible, unless I’m legally unable to do so, and will notify you promptly.

 

Cookies

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. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.

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 www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-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.

The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads. You can opt out if you wish.

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