Your privacy is critically important to us.
The Thrifty Issue is located online, based in Australia. The owner, Kylie Travers (hereinafter “The Owner”), works completely remotely, without an office or base for The Thrifty Issue.
Like most website operators, The Thrifty Issue collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Thrifty Issue’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how The Thrifty Issue’s visitors use its website. From time to time, The Thrifty Issue may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Thrifty Issue also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://thethriftyissue.com.au blog posts. The Thrifty Issue only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to The Thrifty Issue’s websites choose to interact with The Thrifty Issue in ways that require The Thrifty Issue to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that The Thrifty Issue gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://thethriftyissue.com.au to provide a username and email address.
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.
Links To External Sites
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
Https://thethriftyissue.com.au uses Google AdWords for remarketing
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
The Thrifty Issue discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on The Thrifty Issue’s behalf or to provide services available at The Thrifty Issue’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using The Thrifty Issue’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Thrifty Issue will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, The Thrifty Issue discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when The Thrifty Issue believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of The Thrifty Issue, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of https://thethriftyissue.com.au and have supplied your email address, The Thrifty Issue may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with The Thrifty Issue and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Thrifty Issue takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
The Thrifty Issue may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. The Thrifty Issue may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, The Thrifty Issue does not disclose your personally-identifying information.
This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, The Thrifty Issue uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
Those who engage in transactions with The Thrifty Issue – by purchasing The Thrifty Issue’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, The Thrifty Issue collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with The Thrifty Issue. The Thrifty Issue does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A 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 and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit https://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and https://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at https://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
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