Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

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Your privacy is important to The Interior Frugalista. The policy below outlines how your personal information is collected and how it is used when you use our website. 

You agree to the terms of this policy when you use this website. This privacy policy may change from time to time. If any changes are made, then you will be notified by revising the date at the bottom of this policy.

About The Interior Frugalista

The Interior Frugalista is an independently operated blog run by Marie Blackburn and based in Canada. This website is about budget-friendly Repurpose, Refinish, DIY, and Home Improvement Ideas.

How Information is Collected

Here is how your information is collected on The Interior Frugalista:
  • if you subscribe to the newsletter
  • if you leave a comment on the blog 
  • if you purchase a product via affiliate links 
  • through website cookies and log files 
  • through Google Analytics 
  • if you email me via the Contact Me button on the blog


If you decide to join the newsletter via any of the many sign up forms located throughout this website, then your first name and email address are required. We require your email address in order to send you the emails and we require your first name so that my emails to you will include a friendly personalized note.

At the bottom of every email I send, you will find a link to unsubscribe. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. If you are having trouble unsubscribing or would like to be removed from the newsletter, then simply send me an email at asking to be removed.

I currently use Mad Mimi as my email service provider (read their privacy policy here). Your data is collected and then passed to them. Tags are used within Mad Mimi to track your actions and page visits so that future emails can be better tailored to meet your needs.

Currently, I send a minimum of two emails per week. However, I will occasionally email you about products and other promotions that may be relevant to your interests.

Free printables, resource lists are sent directly to your email with a download link via Google Documents (read their privacy policy here).

Your email and name are never sold or given away to a third party.

All emails you receive are CAN-SPAM compliant. At the bottom of every email, you will find information on how to contact the sender, as well as information on how to unsubscribe.

Blog Comments

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.

It is highly recommended that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments.

I reserve the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane, or spammy without notice.

Affiliate Programs

The Interior Frugalista may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the website. If you click on a link to an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.

The Interior Frugalista 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 part of the 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.

The Interior Frugalista is a participant in the ShareASale Affiliate Marketing Network, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to As part of the ShareASale Affiliate Marketing Network, the website will post customized links, provided by ShareASale, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.

Each program collects and retains their own data. I do not have access to the personal information that is collected by these affiliate programs. It is best to read their individual privacy policies for more information on how your data is collected and used.


The Interior Frugalista uses cookies to store visitor's preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize website content based on visitors' browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services.

Users may, at any time, prevent the settings of cookies, by the website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

 I may use the following cookies on The Interior Frugalista:

Google Analytics

The Interior Frugalista uses Google Analytics to track website performance and user behavior. It provides information on page views, referral sources, and other valuable information that helps me adapt the content I write for this website. Google Analytics does capture anonymous data about location, age, gender, and interests, but I have no way to connect that information and specifically identify you. Google Analytics may also capture your IP address as you make your way around this website. User and event data is retained for 26 months and then is automatically deleted. You can read more about that here.

Contact Me Tab on The Interior Frugalista

The Interior Frugalista uses the Constant Contact service for the Contact Me form on the Website. We store your name and email address for purposes of replying to your questions and inquiries about content on the website via email communication.

Advertisements on The Interior Frugalista

To support this website, third party advertisements are used. The Interior Frugalista currently runs advertisements via Mediavine. They may use cookies or web beacons when they advertise here on The Interior Frugalista in order to show you tailored ads to you.

Social Media Privacy

The Interior Frugalista uses various social media platforms. The Interior Frugalista is not responsible for what you post on The Interior Frugalista's social media channels.

Parental Consent

If you are under 16 years old, you must first have parental permission before using our website or entering personal information.

Final Notes on this Privacy Policy

You have the right to access your personal data and know how it is being processed. Hopefully, the policy above adequately explains how your data is used.

Personal information will not be transferred unless we are legally obligated to do so. If you would like your information to be removed from our systems, please contact You can request to be removed at any time.

The Interior Frugalista contains links to other websites. As such, The Interior Frugalista is not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites or the third party applications it uses.

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please feel free to contact us at

Last updated on February 2, 2019