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By visiting and using WhereTheSmilesHaveBeen.com, you consent to the following policies and terms of use.  If you do not accept these policies and terms, you should cease visiting this site immediately.  If you do, however, want to check out some really cool and crafty stuff, please stick around a little longer.

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Copyright Policy

© 2014-2015 WhereTheSmilesHaveBeen.com.  All rights reserved.

Unless otherwise noted, all photos and descriptions on Where The Smiles Have Been are my own and therefore copyrighted by me.  You are permitted to use a single photo to share if you’d like, however, please do not do any editing or cropping and leave the watermark in tact.  Also, please link it back to the original post here on this site and also provide a text link back giving clear and proper credit (that’s only fair, right?).  I’d also appreciate a comment making me aware of this (and so I can check out your cool post too!).

Under no circumstances should the text or more than one photo of this blog be copied and distributed elsewhere unless you have express written permission from me.  Please contact me if you have any questions.

Also, my images, ideas, and free cut files/printables are not intended for resale or commercial use, so do not use them for any commercial purposes.

Cut Files/Printables

All cut file downloads and printables are free FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY.  No commercial use or redistribution is permitted.  This means that you can use the files to make things for yourself or as gifts but you are NOT permitted to sell any items you create with the files.  You also may not sell or share the files themselves.

Hold Harmless

Where The Smiles Have Been is a personal blog written and edited by me, Christine.  All content provided is for entertainment and informational purposes only and I cannot be held liable for any damages, injuries, or losses (including without limitation indirect or consequential damages, injuries, or losses) from use of this information or information contained in any links. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party in question.

Disclosure

Affiliates

Where The Smiles Have Been is something that I love putting my energy and time into….it’s been so much fun creating things and then sharing them here for others to enjoy!  This blog is also a for-profit blog.  I am 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.  There may also be other affiliate links around my site that I may receive a small commission from when users click through and make a purchase.  This commission comes at no cost to you.  I don’t envision myself becoming rich from this site (Ha! I wish!), but any commissions received go towards operating this site and supplies for new posts. All posts containing affiliate links will have this fully disclosed.  Please note that I only link to products and/or services that I truly recommend.  All reviews and opinions here are my 100% honest and my own.

Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Personal Information

Any personal information you provide on Where The Smiles Have Been will be kept confidential.  I will not sell it and I will not spam you.  You may leave personal information, such as your name, email address, and/or website, when you subscribe to this blog or leave a comment.   You may, however, visit this site anonymously (but that wouldn’t be any fun, would it?).  Where The Smiles Have Been will not use your personal information for any purpose other than that for which it is submitted.  In general, you are responsible for the information you submit in the form of a comment on a post on this blog.  Your comments can be read by anyone and your profile can be viewed by anyone.

Third Party Links & Other Blog Commenters

Occasionally, at my discretion, Where The Smiles Have Been may include or offer third party products or services.  These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Where The Smiles Have Been therefore has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.  I also am not responsible for the privacy practices of any blog commenters on this site.

Reserve Rights

Where The Smiles Have Been reserves the right to change the focus of this blog, to shut it down, to sell it, or to change the terms of use at any time and at my discretion.

I also reserve the right to delete or edit any comments left on WhereTheSmilesHaveBeen.com without notice due to comments containing: spam or questionable spam, profanity, language that could be deemed offensive, or attacks towards a group or individual.  Just be nice.

Letters to the Editor

Any blog comments, emails, or correspondence on social media such as Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, & Google+ may be shared with my blogging audience unless specifically requested otherwise.

Changes to my Policies & Terms of Use

If Where The Smiles Have Been decides to change any or all of these policies and/or terms of use, I will post those changes on this page, and/or update the modification date below.  Site policies and terms of use are subject to change at any time without notice.

Last modified on May 15, 2015.