Terms and Disclosures

Last revised: October 11, 2018

The website address is: https://www.theafropolitanmom.com – The Afroopolitan Mom is a lifestyle blog with a focus on fashion, technology, travel, parenting, and beauty. This blog does accept forms of cash advertising, paid insertions and sponsorships. The compensation received will never influence the topic of content made in this blog. Paid advertisements or sponsored blogs will be identified as such. The opinions placed in this blog are purely the opinions of that of the owners or contributors.

Advertising, Sponsorship, and Other Third Party Content

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation, including, but not limited to various forms of affiliate marketing. However, this blog does not accept forms of compensation in return for a favorable review/write-up.  This blog conforms to word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in transparency of relationship, opinion, and identity.

Some advertising space on this blog hosts third-party, automated advertising from various sources, including both graphic and text link forms of advertising. While the owners work hard to ensure the automated advertising content is appropriate and follows strong ethical and moral standards, they are not in direct or immediate control over the content provided. This blog and its owner(s) do not specifically endorse and cannot be held responsible or liable for the Terms and Conditions, privacy policies, content, advertising, products and/or services  available at or provided by such third party websites/services, or for any damages and/or losses arising from it. Problems, complaints or questions regarding any advertising on this blog will be handled as quickly as possible.

Privacy Policy

The Afropolitan Mom is committed to protecting your privacy and will not share, sell or trade your personal information to any other companies or individuals without your permission.  In addition,  The Afropolitan Mom is opposed to unauthorized commercial e-mail delivery, otherwise known as spam. Please read the following Privacy and Spam Policy to understand how your personal information is treated. From time to time, The Afropolitan Mom may offer new information or services that may affect this policy. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy and Spam Policy, please send an e-mail to privacy@theafropolitanmom.com. Spam abuses can be notified at abuse@theafropolitanmom.com.

In posting a comment on this blog, the reader/commenter willingly gives The Afropolitan Mom,  its contributors, and owners, permission to contact them in regard to their comment or contest entry with the provided contact information. In order to protect the privacy of your email address, we highly encourage reader/commenter to refrain from including your email address in the body of a comment, as we cannot be responsible for cleaning up every comment. You may choose to opt out of any email correspondence that you receive by following the steps to unsubscribe or send an email stating your request. The owners and contributors reserve the right to remove any comment or portion thereof that they deem inappropriate, unfair, or for any other reason felt necessary.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp

Data we collect and why we collect it

Comments: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL and browser along with name, username, email address, and the comment itself.

Electronic Newsletter: To register online for our electronic newsletters, we request the following required information: (i) name, and (ii) e-mail address. The provision of an e-mail address is mandatory in order to receive our newsletter.

Contact Forms: To contact The Afropolitan Mom for the purposes of engaging or collaborating, we utilize numerous forms throughout our site. Required information varies depending on the form and at most includes (i) name, and (ii) e-mail address. The provision of this information is mandatory in order to receive a response from The Afropolitan Mom. The provision of the remaining information requested on the registration form is often optional.

Cookies: If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Tracking: The Afropolitan Mom uses various marketing tools that help us create a better user experience for people visiting our site. These tools allow us to look at aggregated data such as scrolling patterns, clicks and allow us to run tests to determine which pages result in the best actions. However, your personally identifiable information is not used by any of these tools. We use the following third-party service providers for tracking:

Google Analytics: Privacy Policy

How we use your personal information 

The Afropolitan Mom may use your personal information in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the website;
  • To track and measure website performance;
  • To send promotional materials;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To notify you of a new blog post or changes that may be of interest to you;
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each e-mail newsletter will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings by unsubscribing;
  • To review the effectiveness of our marketing programs and analyze other general demographic trends;
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative e-mails, confirmation e-mails, or updates on policies.

Opt-out: You may opt-out of future e-mail communications by following the unsubscribe links in our e-mails. You may also notify us at privacy@theafropolitanmom.com to be removed from our mailing list.

Request: You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to privacy@theafropolitanmom.com

Update: You may contact us at privacy@theafropolitanmom.com to edit or update your personal information.

Erase: In certain situations, you may request that we erase your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to  privacy@theafropolitanmom.com

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

Copyright Notice

Most content and images on this site, unless specifically stated or attributed, belong to Afropolitan Mom and are protected by U.S. Copyright law.  Please do not copy without prior permission.

If there are any questions regarding this terms and conditions, you may contact us using the information below.