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 Unmasking the Mess exists to help you trust God when life is hard. This is accomplished through blog posts and suggested resources.

All information found on Unmasking the Mess is meant to be used for informational purposes only. Given information is not meant to be used as medical, legal, or other professional advice. All information and opinions found on these pages are strictly my own. By reading this website’s content, you recognize that you are doing so at your own free will and that your use of this website does not constitute or establish a contractual relationship with Unmasking the Mess.

Legal Notice:

Copyright © 2017 Julie Loos | Unmasking the Mess. All rights reserved.

No part of this material may be reproduced or used in any manner whatsoever without the prior written permission of the author, except for brief excerpts with full attribution to Julie Loos and a link back to this site, www.unmaskingthemess.com.

The author and founder shall have no liability or responsibility to any person or entity and hereby disclaim all liability including without limitation liability for consequential damages regarding any claim, loss or damage that may be incurred, or alleged to have been incurred, directly or indirectly, arising out of the information provided on this blog.

Reserved Rights:

We (Unmasking the Mess) reserve the right to change the focus of the blog, discontinue the blog, sell it or to change the terms of use at our own discretion.

Scripture Copyright:

Scripture quotations marked (NLT) are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Message. Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002. Used by permission of NavPress Publishing Group.

The ESV® Bible (The Holy Bible, English Standard Version®). ESV® Permanent Text Edition® (2016). Copyright © 2001 by Crossway, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. The ESV® text has been reproduced in cooperation with and by permission of Good News Publishers. Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is prohibited. All rights reserved.

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version (ESV) is adapted from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Ads & Affiliates:

Operating as a sole proprietorship, unmaskingthemess.com has many costs associated with it. These include – but are not limited to – hosting fees, blog design, social media support and more.

To help offset the cost of running the blog, there are occasionally times when I will promote, endorse, or suggest products to others. In most cases, I will be compensated as an affiliate with a commission based on sales made through the blog.

Unmasking the Mess is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

All resources, products, and services recommended by Julie at unmaskingthemess.com are personal opinion.

Privacy Policy:

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at Contact.

At www.unmaskingthemess.com we consider the privacy of our visitors to be extremely important. This privacy policy document describes in detail the types of personal information is collected and recorded by www.unmaskingthemess.com and how we use it.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, www.unmaskingthemess.com makes use of log files. These files merely logs visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
www.unmaskingthemess.com uses cookies to store information about visitors’ preferences, to record user-specific information on which pages the site visitor accesses or visits, and to personalize or customize our web page content based upon visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

→ Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on www.unmaskingthemess.com.
→ Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site’s visitors based upon their visit to www.unmaskingthemess.com and other sites on the Internet.
→ Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Our Advertising Partners
Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include …….

  • Amazon
    “Unmasking the Mess 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.”

While each of these advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their site, an updated and hyperlinked resource is maintained here: Privacy Policies.
You may consult this listing to find the privacy policy for each of the advertising partners of www.unmaskingthemess.com.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on www.unmaskingthemess.com and which are sent directly to your browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) may also be used by our site’s third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on the site.

www.unmaskingthemess.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. www.unmaskingthemess.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites. You may find a comprehensive listing of these privacy policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children’s Information
We believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
www.unmaskingthemess.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that www.unmaskingthemess.com has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately (using the contact in the first paragraph) and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only
This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website and regarding information shared and/or collected there.
This policy does not apply to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Consent
By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

Update
This Privacy Policy was last updated on: Sunday, August 20th, 2017.
Privacy Policy Online Approved Site
Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.