Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy & Giveaway Policy for

Privacy Policy:

The privacy of our visitors to is important to us.

At, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Log Files
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons
We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements on to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

DoubleClick DART cookies
We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.

AdSense Privacy Policy

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see:


Giveaway Policy Eligibility: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN GIVEWAWAYS. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE AND INDIVIDUAL’S CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Giveaway is open to all U.S. residences in the continental states and are 18 years of age or older. The winner will be notified via valid email (provided during entry). Winners must respond within the time frame on the applicable Giveaway post or 48 hours of being contacted (whichever is lesser). Prizes cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes. If potential winner forfeits or does not claim the prize (within the given timeframe), prize will be re-awarded, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Sponsor: The prizes are generously donated by the company or individual mentioned in each Giveaways post.

Tool: If third party tools are used to gather entries, statistics, and managing entries. Please review their privacy policy.

Agreement: Participation in the Giveaway constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

Entry Period: the start and end dates/times of each Giveaway (the “Entry Period”) will be posted on the applicable Giveaway post. All entries must be received on or before the given “Entry Period” to be eligible to win a prize.

Entry: To enter a Giveaway, follow the instructions on the Giveaway post. Each submission type (i.e. performing an action such as following on Social Media) will result in (1) additional entry.

Odds of Winning: The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.

Winner Selection: Winner(s) will be chosen through  and may be featured by a third party tool. Winner(s) name will appear when winner is chosen.

Release and Limitations of Liabilities: by participating in the Giveaway, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Giveaway Entities from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Giveaway or receipt or use of any prize, including but not limited to: (1) unauthorized human intervention in the Giveaway (although submission verification is reviewed); (2) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (3) errors in the administration of the Giveaway or the processing of entries; or (5) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Giveaway or receipt of any prize . Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Giveaway Entities’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Giveaway, and in no event shall the Giveaway Entities be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages.

Disputes: In the event of a dispute as to the ownership of any entry, the person whose name appears on the entry form associated with the prize number for the winning entry will be deemed the winner. Decisions made by those running this giveaway are final. Entries will be disqualified if attempt is made to circumvent these official rules.

Social Media and Third Party Giveaway tools are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, any Giveaways.

The blogger(s) sponsoring these giveaways assumes no responsibility for any typographical errors in any materials associated with the giveaway or prizes lost in shipment; or receipt of prizes.

Prize: The prize is mentioned in the blog post.


FOR SPONSORS:  DIO Home Improvements follows all Federal Regulations that pertain to giveaways, contests & sweepstakes.  Per federal guidelines, no “consideration” entry for a giveaway will be made mandatory.

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