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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting BuildingYourFamily online. We respect our readers’ right to privacy. To that end, we do not share the names of visitors to our website nor do we sell our purchase or e-mail lists to any individual or organization.

We will not make new use of this or any other personally identifiable information that BuildingYourFamily gathers from individual members or visitors prior to any such significant change in our Privacy Policy without first obtaining the member’s or visitor’s consent for any new uses.

Purchase Information

When customers use our online order form to purchase the BuildingYourFamily Guide we use information submitted only to deliver the printed Guide.

User Information

BuildingYourFamily web servers automatically collect information about which pages users visit and the domain name of visitors. This information is viewed on an aggregated, anonymous basis and used for traffic audits and to better manage the content in our site. We may also provide this traffic/visitor information on an aggregated, anonymous basis to our advertisers and partners.

BuildingYourFamily may place a “cookie” on the browser of a BuildingYourFamily.com user’s computer. Information gathered through the use of cookies is not related to any personally identifiable details. A cookie can be used to tell when your computer has contacted a Web site; we use the information for editorial purposes and for other purposes such as delivery of ads, so we can customize delivery of information without compromising privacy. For example, cookies are used to ensure that you don’t see the same ad too many times in a single session. In some instances, advertisers will set cookies on our site. These cookies are not related to any personally identifiable information that we have collected but are for monitoring and tracking ad impressions.

Many browsers are set to accept cookies. You may prefer to set your browser to refuse cookies. It is possible, however, that some areas of the site will not function properly if you do so. This is especially likely when trying to order a product.


BuildingYourFamily offers a free electronic enewsletter. If you choose to subscribe to this enewsletter, currently the only information you will be required to provide is a valid email address. These newsletters are all opt-in and sent via a third-party email provider that is bound by the BuildingYourFamily privacy policy. BuildingYourFamily.com does not share mailing lists from its electronic newsletters with any additional third parties.

Partner Policies

We do not control the privacy policies of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other sites to which we provide hyperlinks. BuildingYourFamily users should also be aware that, when you voluntarily disclose personal information in comments on articles on the site, that information may be collected by others and may result in unsolicited messages from others.


We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to a court order or law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law. In addition, we may transfer information about you if we are acquired by or merged with another company.

Changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted as soon as they go into effect.

Contacting Us Regarding Privacy

If you have questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy please contact us via e-mail at webmaster@buildingyourfamily.com


Updated: April 1, 2014


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