Privacy Policy & Terms and Conditions

Last Updated: November 18, 2020

The registered data controller for It's a Hard Biscuit Life ("the Site") is Chelsea LaVere. I can be contacted at

I operate This page informs you of site usage policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information I receive from users of the Site.

I use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection And Usage
While using the Site, I may ask you to provide me with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personal identifiable information will only include your email address (to leave a comment) and your name (optional).

Log Data
Like many site operators, I collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit the Site (“Log Data”).

This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of the Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, I use Google Analytics that collect, monitor, and analyze these.

If you have signed up to receive article updates as they publish on the Site, Google FeedBurner will use your email to contact you. You will not be signed up for this service without your explicit permission, and you can opt out at any time by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of any emails.

The Site uses cookies on this website. By using the website, you consent to the use of cookies. This policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the website, and your choices regarding cookies.

What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the website or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the website more useful to you. Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies.

How I use cookies
When you use and access the website, the Site may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. I use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the website and to provide analytics.

Third-party cookies
In addition to the Site's own cookies, I may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the website for our sponsored partners, deliver advertisements on and through the website, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies
If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features the Site offers, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Affiliate Disclosure
The Site does accept some forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, sponsored giveaways, paid insertions, or other forms of compensation. The Site adheres to FTC Law Guidelines regarding disclosure of compensation. All sponsored material will have a Disclosure Statement image-graphic indicating they have been sponsored.

The security of your Personal Information is important to me, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Any breaches of data will be informed within 48 hours via either email or a notice on this website.

Data Storage
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so I can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. Your personal data may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data the Site holds about you, including any data you have provided. You can also request that I erase any personal data the Site holds about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. I will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Terms and Conditions

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Agreement", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using ("the Site") operated by Chelsea LaVere. This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site at

By accessing or using the Site in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content or other materials to the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Capitalized terms are defined in this Agreement.

Intellectual Property
The Site and its original content, features and functionality are owned by Chelsea LaVere and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this website's material without express and written permission from this website's author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Chelsea LaVere with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Changes To This Privacy Policy
I reserve the right, at sole discretion, to modify or replace this Privacy Policy or Terms and Conditions by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

Contact Me
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or Terms and Conditions, please contact me at: