Cookies and Tracking
Opt-Out of Tracking and Targeted Advertising
Mediavine is the ad network used by Smarter Home Guide. Mediavine employs cookies and similar technologies for delivering targeted advertising and content. In some states, these may fall under the definition of ‘sale’ or ‘share’ of personal information. You can learn more and manage your preferences and opt out here:
Please be aware that this opt-out is specific to Smarter Home Guide and does not apply to other websites. If you clear your cookies or use a different device, you will need to opt out again.
Email and Data Sharing
Responsible Use of Your Email Data
We guarantee that your personal email data, entrusted to us for the purpose of newsletter subscription, will never be sold to any third parties. The information you provide is used solely to send you the curated content that we believe will enhance your smart home experience, including insightful updates, industry news, and tailored offers.
Transparent Advertising Practices
While we do not sell your email data, we occasionally include carefully selected advertising within our newsletter. These advertisements are chosen for their relevance and potential value to you, our readers. Our goal is to ensure that even these commercial messages provide beneficial information in the realm of smart home technology.
Your Control Over Subscription
You have full control over your subscription and the information you receive. You can adjust your email preferences or unsubscribe at any time, ensuring that our communications align with your interests.
Mediavine collects the following categories of personal information in connection with users of Grow:
- Identifiers: IP address, email address, and hashed email-based identifiers. Users of Grow may also choose to provide their first and last name, mailing address, website URL, and birthday, however, they do not need to provide this information to use the Grow service.
For any inquiries or feedback regarding our email practices, please reach out to us. We are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of privacy and transparency.
Information, Access, and Deletion
Under the CPRA and VCDPA, you have the right to:
- Know how your personal information is being used.
- Access the personal information we hold about you.
- Request correction or deletion of your personal information.
To opt out of Mediavine sharing this information with third-parties to provide interest-based advertising, please visit the following third-party tools:
- For Websites
- For mobile applications
- DAA AppChoices Tool: http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices or use the platform controls on your mobile device.