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Family is Familia Privacy Policy

Family is Familia Privacy Policy

Family is Familia is a personal blog written and edited by Liz Cerezo.  If you have any question about the blog or this privacy policy, please contact us at iz@familyisfamilia.com.

This blog will continue to accept forms of cash advertising, sponsorships, paid insertions and other forms of compensation that help pay our bills. You will always know when we’ve been paid to feature a post or product because we will let you know in the disclosure statement added to such posts.

Our Opinions Are Solely Our Own

Manufacturers and PR agencies send product samples to us which we test before we write about them. Our reviews and opinions of these product samples are honest statements of our feelings about the product samples we receive. Any product claim, any statistic, any quotation or any other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party in question.

All content in Family is Famila is copyrighted and may not be reprinted either in part or in full without written consent from Family is Familia.

Your Privacy

We respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy informs you about any personally identifiable information we collect as you browse and interact with our website familyisfamilia.com (“The Website”) and how this information will be used. This statement applies to the website familyisfamilia.com only.


Information We Collect


We log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by The Website. The Website sets Session Cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and Persistent Cookies, which stay in your browser until deleted. Cookies are used to provide you with a personalized experience with The Website.

The Website uses cookies to store visitor preferences, to record user-specific information about the pages accessed or visited, to ensure visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, to customize website content based on each visitors’ browser type or other information that each visitor sends to the website. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein.

Users may at any time use the appropriate settings of the internet browser used to access The Website to prevent The Website setting cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of The Website may be properly usable.

Information We Collect from Others

We may receive information about you from other sources. You may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile.  If you choose to link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your user profile we may receive your name, email address and profile picture associated with that account.

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.

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 respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To track and measure advertising on the Website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third-Party Use of Personal Information

Except when required by law, we will not sell or distribute, your email addresses or other personal information without your consent

We will share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. For example, If you are a winner of a giveaway, We will ask for your permission before passing your information to the sponsor/PR agency in order to get your prize to you.

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.

Anonymous Data

From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.

Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible. Your email address will never be available publicly. At your option, you may also add an avatar and a link to your website.



Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above.

Retargeting Ads

From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

Affiliate Program Participation

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link to an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

Family is Familia 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 links to Amazon.com.  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.


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 behavior 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 at liz@familyisfamilia.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to liz@familyisfamilia.com.

Amend – You may contact us at liz@familyisfamilia.com to amend or update your personal information.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.


Sensitive Personal Information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to the Website. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Information

The 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 at  liz@familyisfamilia.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Contact Information

At any time, please contact us at liz@familyisfamilia.com for questions related to this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: May 28, 2018.