Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is A Brave Star’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, (the “Site”), and other sites we own and operate.

This page informs you of these policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.


By accessing the website at, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws, and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

Information Collection and Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include:

* Your name
* Your email address
* Your website

A Brave Star may collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form, leave a comment, or enter information on the site. We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service.

We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.

The owners of this blog do not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit to this blog other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies.

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.

Comments and Contact Forms

When visitors leave comments or fill out a contact form on the site, we collect the data shown in those respective form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

I use the Disqus Commenting System for all of my comments. Please refer to their Privacy Policy here for more information.

Mailing Lists

As part of the registration process for our monthly e-newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information for a couple of reasons:

*to tell you about stuff you’ve asked us to tell you about
*to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information
*to check our records are right
*to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied.

We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organizations and businesses.

We use MailerLite to manage our email marketing subscriber list and to send emails to our subscribers. MailerLite is a third-party provider, which may process your data using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter.

For more information, please see MailerLite’s Privacy Policy here.

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of each newsletter.


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

A Brave Star has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. Please refer to their Privacy Policies for more info.

  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website or other websites.
  • Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting

For more information about the types of Cookies we use, please check out our Cookie Policy.

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third-party services. Please refer to the individual Privacy Policies for those particular services for further information!


The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


A Brave Star has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by A Brave Star of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Access to Personal Information

You are entitled to view, change or delete the personal information that we hold. To retrieve this information, please email us at

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on May 24, 2018.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of May 8, 2018, and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

A Brave Star may revise the policies for its website at any time without notice and you should check this page periodically. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy or about how we handle user data and personal information, you may contact us using the information below.

You can read my Cookie Policy and my Affiliate Disclaimer for additional information!