Thank you for visiting Satori Design for Living. We greatly appreciate your support and strive to provide you with daily inspiration.
This is a home and garden blog/website focused mainly on design, decorating, organizing and DIY projects. Satori Design for Living is written and edited by Shauna Oberg.
What Information do we Collect and How is it Used?
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
How Your Information May be Used
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- To track and measure advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third-Party Use of Personal Information
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
Askimet – this service is used for anti-spam. The information collected typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
This third-party applications list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
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- In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymized tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. Cookies are stored for 30 days.
- As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better.
- However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others.
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- We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.
- To opt out of Google Analytics cookies, visit this page.
- This page describes how Google uses cookie data from this site.
Display ads that may appear on this site are managed by Mediavine (see below).
Disclosure & Advertising
This Website accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links or other forms of compensation. These are chosen under careful consideration as they relate to our readers. (Note: we have very little control over what shows up in our Google/private network display ads found in the sidebar and/or within posts. If you see anything inappropriate, please let us know and we’ll try our best to block it.)
Satori Design for Living 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 (and/or amazon.ca). As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
Satori Design for Living is also part of the affiliate marketing network RewardStyle. By clicking and/or purchasing items via certain links on this site and across related social media platforms (including Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest), a small commission may be received with no additional cost to you. All links connected to these affiliate goods and/or services are things Shauna genuinely likes and would promote whether she was earning a commission on them or not.
Occasionally, Satori Design for Living is compensated to provide an opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. However, rest assured that honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products will always be given, and the views and opinions expressed on this blog are our own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This Website is not responsible for the actions of advertisers, sponsors or blog commenters. If you purchase a product through a link on this website, you must take action with that company to resolve any issues.
This Website does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
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 http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at http://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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It is prohibited to copy our content. All the text, images, logos or other content that are part of this website are the property of Satori Design for Living, unless noted otherwise.
You are welcome to link to this blog and discuss its content in a respectful manner.
All photographs that are not taken by Satori Design for Living are always credited to their sources. Every attempt has been made to identify the original creator of the photo. If you see a photo you have photographed, styled, designed, or produced and proper credit has not been given, please contact us. If you would like your work removed from this site, please contact us with a written request for removal.
Any photos not credited to an outside source have been taken by us and are the property of thereof.
If a photo is not the property of Satori Design for Living, please credit the original source under all circumstances.
If you would like to pin or share an image to Pinterest that is not our property, please click on the source link and do so from the original source.
Use of Our Images:
We enjoy sharing our projects and ideas. If you would like to use any of our photos or content, please contact us for permission first.
***If you’re an independent home, garden or food blogger (not representing a company or brand), one photo with a clear “do follow” link that mentions Satori Design for Living is acceptable.
The following are not permitted:
- Altering a photo in any way, including cropping out a watermark, adding text overlays or creating collages using our photos.
- Pinning our photo from your site (unless it’s a guest post and has been discussed previously).
- Using your own affiliate links in combination with one of our images.
- Using our image in a sponsored post.
- Using our photo to advertise your business.
- Sharing personal photos of Shauna or any of her family members/friends.
Any content that is copied and not credited to Satori Design for Living is plagiarism. The appropriate steps will be taken in the case of copyright infringement.
Satori Design for Living reserves the right to replace, remove, or modify any images or content at any time, without any notice.
- When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
- If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
- When comment ratings are enabled we store the rating a user has given to a recipe along with the personal data WordPress core stores.
We look forward to your kind comments and constructive suggestions. However, we ask that you refrain from any inappropriate, negative or offensive wording. Satori Design for Living reserves the right to edit, delete, or not publish any comment. Comments intending to advertise or spam will be deleted. The author also reserves the right to block commenter(s) who have previously published offensive comments or spam.
Create at Own Risk
This Website is provided for informational and inspirational purposes only; we shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy or availability of any information appearing or available on the blog.
Please note that Satori Design for Living is not responsible for the safety of any of our readers or clients. Take precautions before doing any project we suggest and do further research if anything is unclear. Creating with our suggested methods, products used, and tools is under your own risk. We advise and encourage you to be well prepared and safe before beginning any project. Some materials and techniques are not appropriate for all ages and stages. Some materials may be toxic (glue, spray paint, etc.). Please use common sense and follow all manufacturers’ directions on the products you use.
Giveaways are open to Canadian and US residents 18 years or older (void where prohibited by law, including Quebec) unless otherwise specified. All entries are managed and verified through Rafflecopter, as is winner selection.
Winner will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to respond, otherwise another winner will be selected at random. Once the winner claims the prize, his/her name will be posted on the giveaway page. Full name, mailing address and email address will be sent to the prize sponsor so they can make contact to award your prize. Satori Design for Living is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged giveaway items.
Giveaways are in no way affiliated with Pinterest, Facebook or Instagram.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behaviour will not be passed on to third parties.
Rights Related to Your Personal Information
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request.
Amend – You may contact us to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Contact us for any change or removal requests.
Sensitive Personal Information
Information Regarding Children
This Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
If you have any questions or concerns about our policies, please contact us.
We reserve the right to modify these policies at any time. Last updated: June 2, 2020.