Privacy & TOU Policies

These policies were updated on October 19, 2019.


THE ESL NEXUS ("Website") is governed by the following privacy policy.

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what information we may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Website. This Website may contain third-party links to other websites which are not governed by this policy.

What Information Do We Collect and How Is This Information Used?
1.    We may receive and store information that you voluntarily submit through the Website for the purpose of subscribing to the Website to receive newsletters, for the purpose of leaving comments on blog posts, or administering raffles, contests or promotions. Examples of information collected for this purpose are your name, email address and website URL. This information is only captured when you voluntarily enter or opt-in and enter this information for collection.
2.    We may receive and store certain types of usage-related information when you interact with the Website, including but not limited to, your computer's IP address and browser information. The information we collect is used to customize the content and/or layout of our page for each individual visitor.
3.    We use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies. No personal information is shared with the Website's ad providers.
4.    The Website uses Google Analytics to track statistics regarding our audience and Website traffic. No personally identifiable information is transferred from the Website to Google Analytics. For more information on Google's Analytics privacy policies, please visit this site.
5.    THE ESL NEXUS 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 links to  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.  For more information on Amazon's privacy policies, please visit this site.
6.    The Website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, customize Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics And Amazon, as described above. 

More about Blog Comments
1.    Love something you read on my blog? Then leaving a comment is a great way to do that! I personally love hearing your feedback. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, then please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone who reads the comment section. Your email address is never shared or disclosed, but your name and comment will be visible to others.
2.    It is highly recommended that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments.
3.    I reserve the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane, or spammy without notice.

Third-Party Use of Personal Information
1.    The Website may provide personal information to an applicable third party in order to provide services.
2.    Your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications.
3.    Information that does not identify you personally may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Will We Share the Personal Information It Collects?
We will not sell, distribute, or reveal users’ email addresses or other personal information without their consent. This does not include third-party partners, such as those listed above.

Modification or Deletion of Personal Information

You can decline to submit personal information at any time. If you decline, we may not be able to continue to provide service to you. You may request deletion of your personal information by sending an email to, but in some cases, we may be required to keep your information by law. In such a case, it would no longer be active and would be kept separately in an archive.


This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me, Susan, at THE ESL NEXUS.  I write for my own purposes. However, I may be influenced by my background, occupation, religion, political affiliation or experience.  For questions about this blog, please contact me at

Use of Images

Permission is granted to pin the photographs or images that are sourced by The ESL Nexus (that is, the credit for the photo says the source is The ESL Nexus) on Pinterest or on other non-commercial blogs as long as credit is given to The ESL Nexus and a link back to this blog, preferably to the particular blog post, is provided.  Permission is NOT granted to use any photograph for any commercial purposes whatsoever.  For use of other photographs or images found on this blog, please contact the sources using the links provided.  For questions about using any of the images in this blog, please contact me at

Disclosure Policy

1. This blog does include affiliate links for which some compensation might be received.  We are 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 and affiliated sites.  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
2. The owner of this blog may in some cases be compensated to provide her opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics and it will always be clearly stated if that is the case. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely those of the blog owner. If I claim or appear to be an expert on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.
3. This blog does not knowingly contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

(Privacy Policy based on policies from Businessese and Dyan Robson of
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