Terms of Use

I am not a professional electrician, plumber, contractor, house renovator, painter, tiler, handyman, designer, decorator, cook, or gardener. I make no representations or claims of accuracy, reliability, or suitability of any products, services, actions or projects mentioned on www.eclectic-spark.com (aka the blog) or any social media accounts affiliated with the blog.

All information and/or advice provided on and taken from the blog or its social media accounts are for entertainment/general informational purposes only and should not be considered professional advice. Always consult a professional when in doubt.

I cannot be held responsible or liable for any comment made by a third party on or via any social media account linked to the blog or the blog itself. All content consumed on the blog is at the visitor’s own risk.

Copyright Policy

Unless otherwise stated, I (Jackie Tan), am the legal copyright holder of all images and written content appearing on the blog and its social media accounts, which may not be used, reproduced or published in any way, in part or in full, without my written consent. All reproductions or publications must be credited with a link to www.eclectic-spark.com

Data Collection & Privacy Statement

When visitors leave comments on the blog, the data shown in the comments form is collected, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help with spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. 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. If you have an account and you log in to the blog, a temporary cookie will be set 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, several cookies will be set up 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 a comment, 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.

Articles on the blog 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. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

I use Google Analytics to track who visits the blog, in order to improve the blog’s content and the readers’ experience. As such, information including but not limited by the following, is collected via Google, and will be stored for a period of 26 months:

  • Time of visit, pages visited, time spent on each page of the webpages
  • Referring site details
  • Type of web browser
  • Type of operating system
  • Flash version, JavaScript support, screen resolution, screen color processing ability
  • Network location and IP address

All personal and/or contact information provided to me on the blog will be kept private. You will not be spammed and I will not sell or disclose any of your private information to third parties, unless required by law enforcement. I am not responsible for the privacy policies of any third party advertisers or commenters on the blog.

Reserve Rights

I reserve the right to update and/or change any or all of the terms and conditions at any time. I also reserve the right to alter, shut down or sell the blog at any time. Comments and third party content appearing on the blog or its social media accounts that I deem offensive, spam or otherwise questionable, will be deleted.

Advertisers and Sponsors

All sponsorships, affiliate links, commissions or products sent to me for free will be disclosed. All opinions expressed on the blog are my own. I am not responsible for the actions of any advertisers or sponsors of the blog.