Privacy Policy

The privacy of you and every other reader of Utterly Engaged (UE) is very important to us. As such, we want to make sure you understand what information may be collected when you visit UE, how we use it and what options you have when it comes to your information. Our lawyers make some of the concepts sound more difficult than they really are, so we’ll try to simplify the main points whenever possible.

Simply Stated: We will at times use personally identifiable information to improve your experience on, but we NEVER sell or rent your information to any third parties without your consent. By using the Utterly Engaged website, you consent to the terms laid out in both our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Utterly Engaged collects, uses, maintains and dis- closes information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Utterly Engaged.

Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will col- lect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities

Non-personal identification information.
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

How Information Is Collected

Information can be collected UE, or almost any website for that matter, in two ways.

1. You willingly provide information
You can access UE without revealing any personal information. However, when you register for a UE profile, enter a contest, submit a comment or perform a similar action on the UE website, you willing providing us with personal information. The information shared may include your name, email ad- dress, location, comments and photos.

If you connect your Facebook account to create a UE profile, we are allowed to obtain information from your Facebook account. Please note that any information we are allowed to obtain is directly dependent on your Facebook Privacy Settings. You can update your Facebook Privacy Settings at any time.

By accessing our services and voluntarily providing us with the requested personal information, you consent to the collection and use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

2. We collect technical information as you use UE
We collect general, not personally identifiable, technical information when you visit UtterlyEngaged. com from a computer, phone or other Internet connected device or app capable of accessing UE.

The technical information collected by UE is the same data that is collected by almost any website you access and it can be broken into three categories:

1. Log Data – When you access UE, our servers automatically record information about your use of UE that is not able to be used to personally identify you. Data collected includes basic information sent by your web browser, including: IP address, date and time of your request to access UE, browser type and settings and the page you were viewing before visiting UE.

2. Cookies – Depending on how you access UE and your browser settings, we may use cookies to record additional data to enable additional site features and present you with a better user experi- ence. Some cookies will expire when your session is complete, while other cookies may persist until you delete them.

3. Device Information – We may also collect information about the device from which you’re access- ing UE. The type of information we collect will vary from device type, but a sample of the information we may collect includes: Operating System, Operating System Version and Device Type (desktop, mobile phone, tablet, etc).

How We Use Collected Information

Utterly Engaged may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

To improve customer service. Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

To process payments. We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties ex- cept to the extent necessary to provide the service.

To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature. To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature. To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.

Provided Personal Information allows us to better understand the UE audience and plan editorial con- tent to better satisfy their expecations of UE

Log Data allow us to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement and gather broad demographic information for internal use

Cookies allow us to personalize your experience on UE

Device Information allows us to optimize UE content for consumption on the devices most popular with our readers

Third Party Ad Servers Or Ad Networks

We feature advertisements, promotions and offers from third party advertisers and work with third ad- vertising services that may serve ads on UE on our behalf. These companies may use third Party ad servers or ad networks that may also use cookies to track users activities on this website to measure advertisement effectiveness and for reasons that will be provided in their own privacy policies. Utterly Engaged has no access or control over these cookies that may be used by third party advertisers. Third party advertisers have no access to any of your personal information shared with UE unless you choose to share it with them directly.

Some of the advertisements that appear on Utterly Engaged are delivered to you by the third party ad networks. These third parties may utilize technologies to collect anonymous information about your visit to our site, including information about the banner ads displayed, cookies placed on your com- puter and/or your IP address.

Your Options For Sharing/Not Sharing Information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to pro- tect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, as this Privacy Policy outlines, please do not provide us any personal information. Providing personal information to us means that you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

If you wish to opt out of information collection by third parties ad networks, please visit:

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. When an automatic payment is completed on a subscription, an order is generated to keep a record of the payment, se- curely.

Information Sharing And Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share gener- ic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes out- lined above.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

We may otherwise disclose your personal information when:

You give us your express consent for a specified purpose
We need to respond to subpoenas, court orders or such other legal process
We need to protect the personal safety of the users of our website or defend our rights or property
We find that your actions on our websites violate our Terms of Use document or any of our usage guidelines for specific products or services

Links To Third Party Websites

UE has links on this site for your use and reference. We are not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own. Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our part- ners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Data Security

UE follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. We use industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information, such as firewalls and Secure Socket Layers (SSL) where appropriate. We also protect the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized ac- cess, use or disclosure.

Editorial Policy

All Photography on this blog is always credited to the best of my knowledge and is used under the Fair Use Doctrine of U.S. Copyright Law. If you own the rights to an image and would like it removed from the blog or would like to request a change to a credit, please contact us privately. UE reserves the right to request proof of copyright ownership in either case to ensure changes are accurate.

Comment Policy

Your thoughts, opinions, and suggestions are always welcome and appreciated. Please be respect- ful of every couple and company that is featured on UE; any comment that I consider inappropriate, offensive, disrespectful, or spam will be rejected or deleted. If you have a complaint with a company that is featured, please remember that it is a private matter and UE is not a venue to air your griev- ances. Any comments that are clearly designed only to promote a company or website will be marked as spam. Comments are the property of their authors and are not necessarily representative of the views of UE or its sponsors.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may at any time, without notice to you, amend this policy. If privacy is a concern of yours, we suggest that you review this policy periodically. Your continued use of after any such amendments signifies your acceptance of our current privacy policy. Utterly Engaged has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your Acceptance Of These Terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Questions Or Suggestions

If you have questions or suggestions about this privacy policy, or your own personal information, please contact us.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
Utterly Engaged
16560 Harbor Blvd. Suite H
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

This document was last updated on November 15, 2013

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