Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information

At Smarter Home Guide, your privacy is of utmost importance to us. In accordance with the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), residents of California and Virginia have the right to opt out of the sale or sharing of their personal information. Our Privacy Policy provides detailed information on how we handle your data.

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.

Mediavine does not collect, sell or share sensitive information. They do not knowingly collect the personal information of minors under 16 years of age. They may disclose, share or sell the information associated with cross-context behavioral advertising to their partners. Their Ad Partners page provides a link to each partner’s privacy policy, which may include instructions to opt out of their processing of your information.

For more information about the personal information they collect, use, disclose, sell, or share please visit their privacy policy.

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.

Your Rights

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:

You may also visit and to learn more information about interest-based advertising.