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Privacy, Disclosure, and Sources

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at doseofdissonance@yahoo.com. At www.doseofdissonance.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.doseofdissonance.com and how we use it.

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Log Files
Like many other Web sites, www.doseofdissonance.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.doseofdissonance.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.doseofdissonance.com.
 Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our site's visitors based upon their visit to www.doseofdissonance.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 ....... 
·       Google (www.google.com/adsense/)
·       Amazon (www.affiliate-program.amazon.com)
Each of these advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their site.
These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology in their respective advertisements and links that appear on www.doseofdissonance.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.doseofdissonance.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Third party vendors (including Google) use cookies in order to show ads to users based on their visit to this website or other websites.
Google's utilization of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to show ads to users based on their visit to this website and/ or other websites on the Internet.
Users are free to opt out of personalized Google advertisements at the following webpage: https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/
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.doseofdissonance.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.
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.
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.doseofdissonance.com does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that www.doseofdissonance.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.
By using our website, you hereby consent to our privacy policy and agree to its terms.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on: Saturday, August 6th, 2016.
Should we update, amend or make any changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here.

Sources of the images used by Dose of Dissonance

Red and blue pill: 
By Paligui (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Mind games brain:

Red, white, and blue elephant:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/donkeyhotey/6262125642/in/photostream/ (Change made: image cropped, Creative Commons license: 

Red, white, and blue donkey:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/donkeyhotey/6262125702/in/photostream/ (Change made: image cropped, Creative Commons license: 

Red, white, and blue L:

By Ganjha (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons

Neon R:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/parisonponce/7410463872 (Creative Commons license: 

Hand pointing to the right:


Hand pointing to the left:


Baby donkey:


Baby elephant: https://www.flickr.com/photos/21604043@N05/2447517445 (Creative Commons license: 


Democratic Party logo:

By United States Democratic Party [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Republican Party logo:

By Republican Party (Republican National Committee) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Red, white, and blue kicking donkey:

By FrigeEnterprises (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

American flag elephant: