Site Policies

SITE POLICIES

These are the policies of Searching for the Happiness.  By using this website, you agree to these policies.
Articles
Articles are individually owned by the author whose name is at the top of each article.  You may mention an article with a link back to this sites original post.  You are not, however allowed to use any portion of the article without written consent from the author whose post you wish to use. Unauthorized use of an article or portion of an article can result in a lawsuit.

Comment Policy

Conversation is welcomed at Searching for the Happiness and we expect that you will respect common courtesies and refrain from personal attacks or using profanity when posting comments. Site users are fully responsible for anything they post in their comments and all posted comments are in the public domain. Users are responsible for the copyright of the comments they post to the website. Searching for the Happiness reserves the right to delete or moderate comments at any time without prior notice.In compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, any comments believed to be posted by a person 13 years of age or younger will be removed.Photo Policy and Copyright Disclaimer
Searching for the Happiness does not hold the copyright to photographs used on our website, except where otherwise noted.Each photo’s copyright belongs to the respective photographer credited.Photos used on Searching for the Happiness are used with the knowledge and permission of the respective photographer or are believed to be readily available in the public domain and used under protection of the US. Copyright Fair Use Act.If you own the copyright to a photo used on our website and would like it removed, please contact us by using the contact form at the bottom of this page, and we will remove it immediately.
Editorial and Advertising Policy

Searching for the Happiness accepts paid advertisements from third-party organizations. These ads are denoted under sponsors in the sidebar of this website.

Searching for the Happiness accepts paid editorial coverage. These posts will be clearly denoted as such with the words “Sponsored Post” appearing at the beginning of the post title.

Editorial content is regularly featured by advertisers and non-advertisers alike.

Any products or services provided to us to sample in order to aid in editorial research will be disclosed according to FTC regulations.

Privacy
Searching for the Happiness will not share or sell identifiable personal information obtained on this website, except as required by law. Unidentifiable personal information, such as male/female reader ratios and age demographics may be shared with advertisers.

When you browse, read or download content from Searching for the Happiness, certain technical information might be collected including:

*The IP address from which you access our website
*The browser type and operating system used
*The date and time our site was accessed
*Pages and outbound links visited
*Links from third-party websites used to arrive at our website
*Search engine terms used to find our website

This information is collected by third-party commercial software systems (such as Google Analytics). The information collected is used to help us create a better user experience for our readers.

When you post a comment to our website, the following information might be collected:
*Your name if provided by yourself
*Your email address if provided by yourself
*Your third-party website if provided by yourself
*Your IP address

Linking Policy and Disclaimer of Endorsement
The views and opinions expressed by guest bloggers of Searching for the Happiness are those of the individual bloggers. The views do not necessarily reflect those of Searching for the Happiness.

Information presented on Searching for the Happiness is for inspirational, informational and educational purposes only and should not be considered contracted advice.

Searching for the Happiness is committed to providing accurate information, however because of the evolutionary nature of some of the topics discussed, the accuracy of archived content cannot be guaranteed.

For the convenience and interest of readers, Searching for the Happiness will sometimes provide hyperlinked text and photos to third party sites. By selecting these links, you are leaving the Searching for the Happiness site and are subject to the policies of the third-party website.

Searching for the Happiness does not guarantee that third-party websites comply with FTC regulations or other laws applicable to online content.

Searching for the Happiness is not responsible for the private content collected by third-party websites and is not responsible for how that information is used by the third-party website.

Searching for the Happiness cannot authorize the use of copyrighted material used by a third-party website and is not responsible for its use.

Searching for the Happiness does not control or guarantee the accuracy of content provided on a third-party website.

Searching for the Happiness is not responsible for the opinions expressed on a third-party website nor that of the outside website’s sponsors.

Contact Information
While we do try to answer every email we receive, due to the volume, we regret that it is not always possible to send an individual reply.

You may contact us by using the contact form below.

Policies updated January 2016.

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