Privacy Policy Agreement and Disclosure

Ugh. Legal stuff. But this is necessary. Please take a look. I always recommend you read the privacy policies of websites you visit, apps you download, people you date (this should really be a thing.)


My quick intro…

The Meandering Mole (The Meandering Mole) is committed to keeping any and all personal information collected of those individuals that visit the website and make use of the online facilities and services accurate, confidential, secure and private. My privacy policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with The Meandering Mole of my commitment to ensuring your privacy.

This Privacy Policy Agreement shall apply to The Meandering Mole, and thus it shall govern any and all data collection and usage thereof. Through the use of  you are herein consenting to the following data procedures expressed within this agreement.


What information does The Meandering Mole collect from you?

The Meandering Mole may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of the website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. At times, I may find it necessary to use Personally Identifiable Information as a means to keep you informed of other possible products and/or services that may be available to you, for instance if you choose to subscribe to my mailing list, I will collect your name and email address so I can stay in touch and update you on all the cool stuff I’m up to.

Sometimes, I will also send out surveys to get feedback allowing me to have a better idea of the needs of my readers, to promote a product and conduct research.  Pretty simple!  I do not sell, trade or transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to anyone else. It’s mine and mine alone. The information I collect and receive is used to provide the Services of this blog and to improve the Services.

You can also review your personal information by clicking on the “update your preferences” in the footer of each newsletter.


California Online Privacy Protection Act

Your privacy is important to me, therefore I have taken the proper precautions to be in accordance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act.  I do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

The Meandering Mole does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of our customer lists and/or names to any third parties.

The Meandering Mole may disclose your personal information, without prior notice to you, only if required to do so in accordance with applicable laws and/or in a good faith belief that such action is deemed necessary or is required in an effort to:

  • Remain in conformance with any decrees, laws and/or statutes or in an effort to comply with any process which may be served upon The Meandering Mole and/or my website;
  • Maintain, safeguard and/or preserve all the rights and/or property of The Meandering Mole; and
  • Perform under demanding conditions in an effort to safeguard the personal safety of users of and/or the general public.


Opt-Out Option

If after submitting your info to receive my newsletter you decide you no longer want to receive my newsletter, you can click the “unsubscribe” link found at the bottom of each newsletter. I won’t hold it against you personally. Promise!  I also appreciate any feedback.


Do I use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are delicious and better when baked with love.  Except in this case. In the online world Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow it) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information, like which posts you visited. I also use cookies to help compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so I can better understand the needs of my readers, like you!

You can choose to turn off all cookies. Do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu/Preferences to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.


Third-party and Affiliate Links

I participate in affiliate marketing programs and I may receive a small commission from these sites if you click on or purchase the linked items.  These clicks and purchases support me and allow me to continue writing for The Meandering Mole.  I only recommend items I truly and honestly believe will be helpful to you. You can count on me to always do my best when it comes to my readers.

Third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. I therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, I seek to protect the integrity of my site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.


COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

In accordance with COPPA Children Online Privacy Protection Act, I do not specifically market to children under the age of thirteen (13) years old nor do I knowingly collect information from children under the age of fifteen (15) years old.
Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline or to sites linked from this site.


Changes to my Privacy Policy

If I decide to change the privacy policy, I’ll post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. This policy was last modified on August 1, 2017. If at any point in time The Meandering Mole decides to make use of any Personally Identifiable Information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users at that time shall have the option as to whether or not to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.


Disclaimer: This blog does not provide medical advice

I may be an expert on my own anxiety and what works for me, but I’m not an expert on your anxiety symptoms and what works for you. Therefore, the information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, guest posts and other material contained on this blog are for informational purposes only. The purpose of this blog is to provide understanding and knowledge regarding anxiety, from the perspective of personal experiences and observations and others who I may ask to write on behalf of The Meandering Mole.

Any and all information on The Meandering Mole is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it due what you may have read on this blog.


Acceptance of Terms

Through the use of this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the aforementioned Privacy Policy Agreement. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.


Contact Me

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy and disclaimer you may contact me at

Thanks for reading!

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