Privacy Policy

Effective July 25, 2018 and Nina Mitchell (“We”, “Us” or “Our”) value Our subscribers and visitors and respect their privacy. This Privacy Policy covers any of your personal information obtained by Us.  If We make any material changes, We will post the new policy here, with a new effective date. 

By using and any subsites (collectively, the “Site”), you consent to use of information that is collected or submitted as described in this Privacy Policy.

The term “personal information” is data about an individual who can be identified from that data, or from that data and other information to which we have access.  Personal information is usually your name in combination with another identifier, such as date of birth, address or credit card number.

We will collect personal information when you subscribe to the Site, visit the Site, contact Us, comment or otherwise participate on the Site, or voluntarily provide personal information to Us.

What Personal Information Do We Collect?

1.         The Personal Information We Collect and Use

 1.1     Information Collected by Us. In the course of operating the Site and the blog hosted thereon We collect the following personal information when you provide it to Us:

·       subscriber names and e-mail addresses; and

·       information you may provide to Us in the “Contact” section of the Site.

1.2       Information Collected from Other Sources. At this time, we do not obtain personal information from other sources.

            1.3       How we use your personal information. We use your personal information to:

·       provide communications and notifications to Site subscribers, including regarding Site updates and blog posts;

·       prevent, deter and investigate violation of the Privacy Policy and any Site Terms and Conditions, or any fraud and other illegal activities;

·       To send you important notices regarding the Site;

·       To keep you apprised regarding products, appearances, events or services offered or held by Us, whether on or off the Site; and

·       To improve the effectiveness of the Site and its content.

Email Subscription

If you subscribe to the blog, your subscription will be managed by the MailChimp service. They have their own cookie/privacy policy that you can read here:

Information That Is Automatically Collected When You Visit the Site

We automatically gather information when you browse or view the Site. This log data may include your browser type (e.g., Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer), your domain, the Internet Protocol (IP) address assigned to your computer (or the unique device ID of your mobile device), the date and time of your visits and the pages on the Site. 

Cookies are small files that websites and other online services use to store information about users on the users’ own computers. This Site uses cookies (such as HTTP and HTML5 cookies and Flash cookies), and may use other types of local storage. For more information about cookies, you may visit

Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. You can set your browser to decline all cookies automatically or to prompt you for a response each time a cookie is offered. You should be able manage how your mobile device and mobile browser share location information with Us, as well as how your mobile browser handles cookies and related technologies, by adjusting your mobile device’s privacy and security settings.

We also use, or may in the future use, Google Analytics on the Site, to provide us with statistics and other information about visitors to the Site.

With Whom Do We Share Your Personal Information?

We will not share your personal information with others, except as described herein or after we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared.

If you subscribe to the Site, We share personal information to MailChimp and Google Feedburner in connection with administering your subscriptions. Personal information may be shared with Google Analytics if used by Us. You hereby consent to the providing of personal information to such third parties.

We may disclose your personal information if We determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce any Site Terms and Conditions, this Privacy Policy or to otherwise protect Our operations or subscribers. We may release your personal information to others (including law enforcement) if We believe such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law or legal process; enforce or apply the terms of applicable terms of use; detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or otherwise protect the rights, property or safety of others.



How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?

We maintain a variety of security measures.  No system can be completely secure, so We do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure.

Access to Personal Information

You can ask us for the personal information We possess, so that you can determine if it is inaccurate or if you want it deleted, provided We not required to retain it by law or for legitimate business purposes.

We may decline to process requests that are frivolous/vexatious, jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required by local law. Access, correction, or deletion requests can be made by contacting Us as follows: or PO Box 380525, Cambridge MA 02238.


Important Note for EU Users


Information submitted by you will be stored, processed, and used by Us and Our third party service providers (MailChimp, Google Feedburner and Google Analytics) who help Us to deliver Our content and operate the Site and Our business.


Please note that information covered by this Privacy Policy will be hosted and stored in the United States. The United States has data protection laws that may not be consistent with those of other countries, including those in the European Union (EU).  We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your privacy rights are protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


By using the Site, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the terms of this Privacy Policy and the use of personal data described.


Third Party Links

The Site may have links or be linked to other sites We do not own, control or maintain. We are not responsible for and make no representations or warranties about the privacy practices of those sites. We recommend that you check the privacy policies of other sites and contact the operator if you have concerns or questions.


We do not intend to collect, use or disclose personal information from anyone under the age of 16 without verifiable parental consent. If you are under 16 years old, you are not allowed to use the Site. If We learn that We have collected personal information from anyone under the age of 16, We will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.



Privacy Rights of California Residents

If you are a California resident, you may have the right to request and receive certain information about a company’s disclosure of your personal information to third parties for their own direct marketing use, and your choices with respect to such disclosures.

Because We do not share your personal information with third parties for their own direct marketing use unless you are first given the opportunity to opt-in or out, We are exempt from this requirement. If you still wish to learn more about Our compliance with this requirement, please contact Us at or PO Box 380525, Cambridge MA 02238.

Hosting of Data in the United States

The Site is hosted in the United States. Please be advised that through your continued use of the Site, you acknowledge and consent to the maintenance and processing of your personal information in the United States and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You are also consenting to the application of United States law in all matters concerning the Site.

Changes to our Privacy Statement

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please check the effective date at the top of this page as the date of last revision. Changes will become immediately effective upon posting on our Site unless otherwise noted.  Your use of the Site following these changes indicates your consent to the practices described in the revised Privacy Policy. 

Opting Out of Communications

You may opt-out of receiving emails by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any email you receive from Us or through your MailChimp account.  If you are having difficulty unsubscribing using the above methods, please contact Us at or PO Box 380525, Cambridge MA 02238.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy you may contact Us at or PO Box 380525, Cambridge MA 02238.