Making Days Count (MDC) was created as a creative outlet for me to share my experiences in my travels, DIY and design projects, and also my life. The website is also a way to contribute the knowledge gained back into the online community. Please see below for the full disclosure of MDC.
In order for the blog content to be free for readers, there are many ways in which I am compensated. Please note that 50% of the compensation earned by ads and affiliates after taxes (from January 2020 to March 2020) will be donated to WWF Australia due to the bushfires happening in the country right now.
By using this website (www.makingdayscount.com) and reading its contents, you (readers of this website) are agreeing to the terms and conditions as they appear, whether or not you have read them. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, please do not continue to use the website or its contents.
All posts on Making Days Count (MDC) are written in our own words and contain our own thoughts and opinions. The materials on this website, MDC, are copyrighted unless otherwise stated.
When you use this website or read its content, you agree that you will not steal, copy, or duplicate any part of the content on the website. Any unauthorized use of the website or its content is a violation of these terms.
As a reader of this website, you are welcome to link to the website as long as you give credit to MDC. Do not take photos or content from this site without prior written permission of us at Making Days Count.
Please note that we will never promote anything that we do not believe it and only promote items that we personally used or think is valuable to our readers.
As stated above, all posts are written in our own words, unless otherwise stated. Please note that reviews are 100% our opinion.
We will put a disclaimer at the beginning of each post if we are compensated for the review.
Currently, we are not accepting guest posts at the moment as it is a new blog, but we will only consider posts that will be beneficial to our readers (in the near future).
As mentioned earlier, our website (www.makingdayscount.com) are receiving compensation from affiliate marketing. The reasons are to be able to give 50% of the compensation from ads and affiliate marketing after taxes to charity and to cover the blog’s expenses in addition to other expenses.
Here is the list of affiliate companies we are associated with (more will be added later on):
- Amazon (Making Days Count is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com or Amazon.ca).
Please note that we will have a disclaimer at the beginning of the post that includes affiliate links, which states ‘by clicking the links and making a purchase, I might be earning a small commission at no additional cost to you’.
On Making Days Count (MDC), we allow Google ads to display ads on the site. If you have further questions about Google Ads policies, please visit the Google Ads Policy Site.
What are cookies?
Cookies are “small amounts of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser. Its purpose is to remember information about you…used to store user (your) preferences for a specific site” (Quote from Tech Terms – Read the rest of the definition here: https://techterms.com/definition/cookie)
- to store information about a visitor’s preference and history to serve readers better.
· Advertising purposes
· If you click on affiliate links, cookies help track so that we can get compensated.
How to delete cookies
Please do your own research online on how to clear or delete cookies from your computer.
We use third-party advertising companies such as Google ads when you visit my site. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other sites to provide the ads about goods and services of interest to you.
Controlling your privacy
If you have privacy concerns, you can disable cookies and can choose to do so on a site-by-site basis. Please search online on Google on how to disable cookies for the websites you visit.
Information we collect and How we use them
We collect your name and email addresses for our newsletters, opt-in to freebies, or leaving a comment.
We also receive information (automatically) such as browser type, referring website, pages our readers viewed, and the dates and times our readers access our website.
How we use the information
- Operate and maintain the website (www.makingdayscount.com)
- Send newsletters; Please know that there is an opt-out button on the bottom of each of the emails sent.
- For email purposes or other types of communication
- To send freebies
- Deliver digital products purchased (if any in the future)
- Respond to comments or questions from our readers
- Defend, investigate, and/or prevent against any illegal or unauthorized activity
How third-parties use the information
- Google – use for analytics
- MailerLite (use the information you give such as personal data – name, email) for contacting you (the subscriber)
- Pinterest and Social Widgets (when you share the posts, please check their website for more information about how they use your information)
- Akismet (spam protection) uses the info for spam protection
Please feel free to email me if you have any questions or concerns. We will not sell, distribute, or give your email addresses or any other personal information without your consent, except when required by law.
When you subscribe to our newsletter, it contains tracking pixels – which will allow us to know the percentage of subscribers who open our email and also when you click on a link in the email. This will help us to focus on providing content that is valuable to you.
There is always an opt-out button at the bottom of the email if you wish to do so.
Links to other websites
In our content, we might have links to other websites that we find helpful or beneficial for our readers. However, once you leave our website, we are not responsible for the privacy policies and actions of the other website. Please check their policies and disclaimers as it might be different from the ones stated in this website.
Sensitive Personal Information
We ask that you (please) do not submit any sensitive, personal information such as gender, disability status, ethnicity, date of birth, home address, or any demographic data as we will not be responsible for them.
Please note that this site does not (intentionally) collect information from children under 16. If you are aware of an individual who has given us their information and is under 16 years old, please let us know immediately and we will remove their information from our records.
[Repeat] Disclaimer about Charity Work
There is a reason the blog is called “Making Days Count”.
It is because M (my husband) and I feel so blessed in everything that we do have, and want to find a way to give back to the community. We want to make our days count.
And we want to show our daughter that it is important to give, not just to receive.
50% of what we receive here through affiliates and ads at Making Days Count is currently used to buy supplies and clothing for donation to the local charities in the city of Toronto. Because we are just starting out, I’m not expecting to donate a lot. But, it’s a good start.
Thank you once again for your support and making a difference in other people’s lives.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this or any sections of the privacy policies and disclosures, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.