Privacy Policy

Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and Ask Uncle Neil and governs data collection and usage. For the

purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Ask Uncle Neil include, Why Is My Hair Curly and The Ask Uncle

Neil website is a Children’s Book site. By using the Ask Uncle Neil website, you consent to the

data practices described in this statement.

Collection Of Personal Information 

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Ask Uncle Neil may

collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

– First and Last Name

– Mailing Address

– E-mail Address

– Phone Number

If you purchase Ask Uncle Neil’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card

information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.

However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use

certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account

on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c)

signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e)

submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products

and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to,

communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We

also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use Of Personal Information 

Ask Uncle Neil collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver

the services you have requested.

Ask Uncle Neil may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other

products or services available from Ask Uncle Neil and its affiliates.

Sharing With Third Parties 

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Ask Uncle Neil does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Ask Uncle Neil may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you

email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are

prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Ask Uncle

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Neil, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Ask Uncle Neil may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law

or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or

comply with legal process served on Ask Uncle Neil or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights

or property of Ask Uncle Neil; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal

safety of users of Ask Uncle Neil, or the public.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Tracking User Behavior 

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

Ask Uncle Neil may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Ask Uncle Neil, in

order to determine what Ask Uncle Neil services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver

customized content and advertising within Ask Uncle Neil to customers whose behavior indicates

that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Facebook Tracking Pixel, Google

Automatically Collected Information 

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Ask

Uncle Neil. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access

times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to

maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Ask Uncle Neil


Use of Cookies

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

The Ask Uncle Neil website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A

cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be

used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you,

and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The

purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For

example, if you personalize Ask Uncle Neil pages, or register with Ask Uncle Neil site or services,

a cookie helps Ask Uncle Neil to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This

simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping

addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Ask Uncle Neil website, the information you

previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Ask Uncle Neil features that you


You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept

cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you

choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the

Ask Uncle Neil services or websites you visit.

Security Of Your Personal Information 

Security of your Personal Information

Ask Uncle Neil secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

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Ask Uncle Neil uses the following methods for this purpose:

– SSL Protocol

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is

protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or

alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any

wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect

your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations

inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any

and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be


Children Under 13

Ask Uncle Neil collects personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen.

Ask Uncle Neil collects this information for the following reason(s): Name, age, school, gender.

If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this

website. If you are a parent and you have questions regarding our data collection practices, please

contact us using the information provided at the end of this Statement of Privacy.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, Ask Uncle Neil may contact you via email for the purpose of providing

announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general

communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an

email from Ask Uncle Neil or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Ask

Uncle Neil, you may opt out of such communications by unsubscribe button.

Changes to this Statement

Ask Uncle Neil reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify

you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the

primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or

by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services

available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the

modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

Ask Uncle Neil welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you

believe that Ask Uncle Neil has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Ask Uncle Neil at:

Ask Uncle Neil

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1683 Pentecost Way

San Diego, California 92105

Email Address:

Telephone number:


Effective as of December 21, 2018