Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.thefinerefine.com, The Fine Refine, and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to The Fine Refine include www.thefinerefine.com. The Fine Refine website is a Blog site. By using The Fine Refine website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Terms and Conditions

The information on this page governs your access and use of thefinerefine.com also named "TFR" and "website" within this agreement. TheFineRefine.com urges you to read this disclaimer carefully and in its entirety before using this website.  If you disagree with any of the terms on this disclaimer please do not use this website. Visiting this website confirms your acceptance of everything noted on our disclaimer page...

Disclaimer

The purpose of this website is to share our opinions and recommendations when it comes to style/beauty/organizing and products we have tried/tested.  The content on this website is based on the opinions and interpretation of the authors unless it is otherwise noted.  We reserve the right to edit our content at any time.  TheFineRefine.com also urges you to check with your Dermatologist, Primary Care Physician, Dentist, or Therapist before trying any of the services and products reviewed on this site.  

Advertising

Ads displayed throughout this website help pay for operating costs and enable us to bring new content. You are entitled to use an NAI-approved Opt-Out mechanism for Interest-Based Advertising to review your settings.  Data may be collected for the purpose of Interest-Based Advertising on this website. 

Affiliate Links

Affiliate links help pay for costs of operation and allow us to bring more content.  Affiliate links are clickable words/images that lead you to a source where you can buy a service/product or join a service.  The FTC requires bloggers and influencers to inform whenever there will be financial gain or bias related to a recommendation/referral.  Although we only recommend the products and services we like if a product has been gifted to us it will always be established within the blog post.  In order to comply with FTC regulations, we will always establish at the beginning of our blog post if affiliate links are contained within it.  

 

In simple terms; please note that when you click on one of our links and you make a purchase through that website it may result in a commission to us at no extra cost to you.  Please assume that all of the links within our site and social media posts are affiliate links. Also, be on the lookout for #affiliate, #sponsored, or #ad on any of our social media posts and pins on Instagram and Pinterest that denote an affiliate link.   

Specific affiliate links; TheFineRefine.com is a part of the Amazon Associates Affiliate program.

Images

While a lot of the images on this website are a part of Wix.com's available media and Canva.com's royalty-free stock images there are many personal images from our authors and as such the images and text of this website should not be reprinted without the express written permission of TheFineRefine.com authors.  

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, The Fine Refine may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

 

 -          First and Last Name

 -          E-mail Address

 -          Phone Number

 

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The Fine Refine's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

 

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

 

Use of your Personal Information

The Fine Refine collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

 

The Fine Refine may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Fine Refine and its affiliates.

 

Sharing Information with Third Parties

The Fine Refine does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

The Fine Refine may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. The Fine Refine may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Fine Refine, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

 

The Fine Refine may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Fine Refine or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Fine Refine; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Fine Refine, or the public.

 

Tracking User Behavior

The Fine Refine may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Fine Refine, in order to determine what The Fine Refine services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Fine Refine to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

 

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Fine Refine. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of The Fine Refine website.

 

Use of Cookies

Cookies allow us to give you a smooth experience when using our site.  Cookies also give us and* third party websites information that is collected on how you use our website and which pages are viewed/links are clicked for statistical purposes.  The Fine Refine uses this data to know which of our topics are popular and bring you more of the topics you like. 

A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize The Fine Refine pages, or register with The Fine Refine site or services, a cookie helps The Fine Refine to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same The Fine Refine website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use The Fine Refine features that you customized.

 

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of The Fine Refine services or websites you visit.

If you do not wish for your information to be collected by third party extensions please change your browser setting to disable cookies.  If you have privacy concerns please disable cookies.

 

Learn how to disable cookies here.  f you can't disable cookies using that link try www.internetcookies.org.

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.  If you visit a website through one of our links and are not satisfied with the product/service provided please contact said website for clarification.   

Security of your Personal Information

The Fine Refine secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Fine Refine uses the following methods for this purpose:

 -          SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

 

Children Under 18

The Fine Refine does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen nor is the content intended for them. If you are under the age of eighteen you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

 

E-mail Communications

From time to time, The Fine Refine may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from The Fine Refine or click on a link therein.

 

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from The Fine Refine, you may opt-out of such communications by Contacting Admin@thefinerefine.com..

 

Changes to this Statement

The Fine Refine reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Collaborations

For reprints and/or collaborations please contact us.

Services

The Fine Refine is gearing towards launching ONLINE Professional Organizer consultations with product recommendations. 

Stay tuned for updates!

Contact Information

The Fine Refine welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Fine Refine has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Fine Refine at:

admin@thefinerefine.com

Effective as of December 01, 2019.

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