Policies

Disclosure Policy

This policy is valid from 16 December 2009

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact me at marie @ frugalapolis.com

Frugalapolis 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 linking to Amazon.com.

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.

The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers' own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
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Guest Post Guidelines

Yes, I do accept guest posts. Just email me if you are interested in doing a guest post at frugalapolis at gmail dot com.

Anything that is useful for my readers is good content for a guest post here. It can be related to frugal living, simplifying, saving money, tips to success or helpful hints in general, and it can also be derived from your own personal experiences. There is no minimum length for your post, but usually the guest posts have over 500 words.

It is also a good idea to search my archives before submitting a guest post. If I have covered that topic in the past already there are good chances I’ll reject your post (unless you offer new insights).

Guidelines

• Your post must be original and must have never been published before on the Internet

• You agree to not publish the post anywhere else (i.e., in your own blog or as a guest post in other blogs)

• You can include one link in the byline, which will be displayed at the bottom of the post.

• You may include links to other posts on my blog, and/or a link to your own content within the post. No affiliate links are permitted.

• Please understand if minor editing is done, or if small changes are suggested.

• If you provide an image it must be attributed and credited to the original owner. If no image is provided, I may provide one of my own that is relevant to the content of the guest post.

• You can’t use SEOd anchor text for your byline link.

• Send your article in an email to marie at frugalapolis dot com. If you create the article in your Google Docs account or similar, send a link to it there. We’ll get back to you with a yes/no answer or followup questions within 2 business days.
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Privacy Policy

Frugalapolis takes your privacy seriously. This privacy policy describes what personal information we collect and how we use it.

Routine Information Collection

All web servers track basic information about their visitors. This information includes, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser details, timestamps and referring pages. None of this information can personally identify specific visitors to this site. The information is tracked for routine administration and maintenance purposes.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Where necessary, Frugalapolis uses cookies to store information about a visitor’s preferences and history in order to better serve the visitor and/or present the visitor with customized content.
Advertising partners and other third parties may also use cookies, scripts and/or web beacons to track visitors to our site in order to display advertisements and other useful information. Such tracking is done directly by the third parties through their own servers and is subject to their own privacy policies.

Controlling Your Privacy

Note that you can change your browser settings to disable cookies if you have privacy concerns. Disabling cookies for all sites is not recommended as it may interfere with your use of some sites. The best option is to disable or enable cookies on a per-site basis. Consult your browser documentation for instructions on how to block cookies and other tracking mechanisms.

Special Note About Google Advertising

Any advertisements served by Google, Inc., and affiliated companies may be controlled using cookies. These cookies allow Google to display ads based on your visits to this site and other sites that use Google advertising services. Learn how to opt out of Google’s cookie usage. As mentioned above, any tracking done by Google through cookies and other mechanisms is subject to Google’s own privacy policies.

Contact Information

Concerns or questions can be directed to marie@frugalapolis.com for further clarification.