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The Fine Print

These are the policies of I’m Still Standing. By using this website, you agree to these policies.

Comment Policy

We love to hear from all of our readers and friends, but we would hope that you will comment with respect and refrain from personal attacks on our family or any of our guests and please refrain from using profanity when posting a comment.

Site users and followers are fully responsible for anything they post in their comments and understand all posted comments are in the public domain. Users are responsible for the copyright of the comments they post to the website. I’m Still Standing reserves the right to delete or moderate comments at any time without prior notice.

In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, any comments believed to be posted by a person 13 years of age or younger will be removed.

Photo Policy and Copyright Disclaimer

I’m Still Standing does not hold the copyright to photographs used on our site, except where otherwise noted.

Each photo’s copyright belongs to the respective photographer or agency credited.

Photos used on I’m Still Standing’s site are used with the knowledge and permission of the respective photographer or are believed to be readily available in the public domain and used under protection of the US. Copyright Fair Use Act.

If you own the copyright to a photo used on our website and would like it removed, please contact shelley@im-stillstanding.com

Editorial and Advertising Policy
This policy is valid from 23 August 2011

This blog is a blog written by an of individual but does have guest posts from time to time. For questions about this blog, please contact shelley@im-stillstanding.com.

This blog may accept and keep free products as well as forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ 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 blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Giveaways terms

No purchase is necessary to enter any giveaway on I’m Still Standing.  The odds of winning a Giveaway is dependent on the number of entries.  Winners will be selected randomly by I’m Still Standing using http://random.org as the selection tool.  All decisions of I’m Still Standing are final.  Employees/contributors of  I’m Still Standing and the Giveaway sponsor are not eligible to participate.  All entries received after the Giveaway closing date and time will not be considered.  Entries that do not follow all of the entry requirements will not be considered.  Taxes on Giveaways are solely the responsibility of the Winner.  I’m Still Standing and Giveaway Sponsor are not liable for late or misdirected entries, entry errors, or transmission problems.  I’m Still Standing reserve the right to terminate the Giveaway in the event of technical problems, or to correct typographical or technical errors, or to amend these rules.   By entering, participants agree to release and hold harmless I’m Still Standing, Giveaway Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with a Giveaway.  Non-winning entries from one Giveaway are not carried forward to future Giveaways. I’m Still Standing may not be held liable for any prizes promised from a third party for any raffles/advertising/giveaways etc. I’m Still Standing is merely a vehicle in which to promote these donations and cannot be held responsible for any actions associated therewith.

Privacy

I’m Still Standing will not share or sell identifiable personal information obtained on this site, except as required by law. Unidentifiable personal information, such as male/female reader ratios and age demographics may be shared with advertisers at a later date.

When you browse, read or download content from the I’m Still Standing, certain technical information is collected including:

*The IP address from which you access our website
*The browser type and operating system used
*The date and time our site was accessed
*Pages and outbound links visited
*Links from third-party websites used to arrive at our website
*Search engine terms used to find our website

This information is collected by third-party commercial software systems (such as Google Analytics). The information collected is used to help us create a better user experience for our readers.

When you post a comment to our website, the following information is collected:
*Your name as provided by yourself
*Your email address as provided by yourself
*Your third-party website as provided by yourself

Content Reproduction and Linking

Should you find a post helpful and feel it would benefit your readers you may reproduce it however please be courteous and link it back to our site, and we would love to know about it.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The views and opinions expressed by the contributing writers of I’m Still Standing are those of the individual bloggers as well as myself. These ladies are just that “contributing bloggers.” They are not paid by I’m Still Standing or anyone they interview. They each come to us with a passion for the topic they contribute to. And their views do not necessarily reflect those of the creators of the site.

I’m Still Standing was created to give women  a place to share information on raising special needs children and those on wellness journeys. It is intended to be a fun site that is informative but under no terms should be considered contracted advice.

For the convenience and interest of readers, I’m Still Standing sometimes provides hyperlinked text and photos to third party sites.  By selecting these links, you are understand that you are leaving I’m Still Standing’s site and are subject to the policies of the third-party website.

I’m Still Standing does not guarantee that third-party websites comply with FTC regulations or other laws applicable to online content.

I’m Still Standing is not responsible for the private content collected by third-party websites and is not responsible for how that information is used by the third-party website.

I’m Still Standing cannot authorize the use of copyrighted material used by a third-party website and is not responsible for its use.

I’m Still Standing does not control or guarantee the accuracy of content provided on a third-party website.

I’m Still Standing is not responsible for the opinions expressed on a third-party website nor that of the outside website’s sponsors.