This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII).

Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) individual rights for the residents of European Union.

What personal information do we collect from the people visiting amaryroad.com?

When visiting and subscribing in A Mary Road, we collected a few information such as name, email address, your own website, and your IP Address.

These data help us to improve our reader’s experience.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you visit, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form for contacting us or enter information on our site when leaving a comment.

  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as zip code, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To personalise your experience whilst on our website
  • To conduct a survey, giveaways, promotions, and other site feature.
  • To ask reviews, comments, and rates on our blog posts.
  • To send a monthly newsletter regarding the blog posts or any update on the blog.
  • To help us protect our readers from spammers, hackers, and other malicious content on the internet.

How do we protect your information?

We only provide articles and information. We NEVER ask for credit card numbers.

We use regular Malware Scanning and Firewall to protect the integrity of our website.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by the Data Controller (Mary Charie Ylagan). The Data Controller has the rights to access to such systems and is required to keep the data confidential.

We implement a variety of security measures when a reader/subscriber enter A Mary Road. As a reader/subscriber, you have the rights to know which data we collect from you. You also have the rights to ask to remove the data we collected.

Google Analytic’s Data Retention is set to forget all the data that it has collected after 38 months from the time you used our website and it will automatically reset on each new activity on our website. These data are associated with cookies, users identifiers, and advertising identifiers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?


Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

  • Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
  • Keep track of advertisements.
  • You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies.
  • You do this through your browser settings.
  • Since the browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies or contact the customer support of your computer’s manufacturer or brand.
  • If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled.

Third-party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise, transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Third-Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website.

These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies.

We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.

Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Affiliate Links & Sponsored Contents

A Mary Road will have sponsor contents and affiliate links through various companies that are related to this website’s niche.

We do not claim nor accept any responsibility regarding the scope and nature of the other websites and/or other business affiliated with the sponsored content that is provided via our website.

Additionally, affiliate links will also be featured on our website, however, we also do not claim nor accept any responsibility regarding the other company & websites that are associated with our affiliate links.

These companies/brands have their own privacy policies.


We use Mediavine on our website as the Advertisement Management Services.

Mediavine also use cookies to serve personalised ads on our site.

We will also ask our website users to actively consent these marketing cookies to enhance your user experience.

Demographics and Interest Reporting

We, along with the third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies(such as Google Analytic’s Cookies) to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they related to our website.

Opting Out

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using Google Ad Settings page.

Alternatively, you can opt-out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-out page or using Google Analytics Opt-Out and Ad Blocker Browser extensions.

For information about opting out of Mediavine and ad serving partners please visit this link

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old. If known,  AMaryRoad.com will take necessary actions to remove and protect children under the age of 13, without parental consent.

If anytime you wish to unsubscribe from receiving future emails from A Mary Road, you can email us at info@amaryroad.com and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.


Terms of Use

These Terms of Use (the "Terms of Use"), together with our privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy"), apply to any use of the A Mary Road. Visitors of the Website, A Mary Road ("User" or "you") may use the Website only on the condition that they accept the Terms of Use and read and understand the Privacy Policy. Any further use of the Website or any part of it means you have read and understood the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, and agree to be bound by all parts of the Terms of Use.

Intellectual Property Rights

As between you and A Mary Road, the Website is and remains protected by copyright and/or any other intellectual property rights. You acquire no rights in the Website, and in any names, trade names, and distinctive signs of any nature (including trademarks) published on the Website. You may access and view the Website, but not incorporate it into other websites, and not copy, present, license, publish, download, upload, send or make it perceptible in any other way without our prior written consent.

All texts, images, videos, and other contents that are published and displayed on the Website is under our own intellectual copyrights unless stated, credited, or linked. Some images are resourced from free stock images with proper photos credits while we acquire the right to reuse images from other websites/individuals with their own acknowledgement. Other images that can be found throughout the Website are embedded from third-party websites like Agoda whereas we are affiliated with and have the rights to put the images on reuse.

Amendments of Terms and Use

A Mary Road may amend these Terms of Use at any time and with immediate effect. If we make amendments, they apply as of the date of their publication on the Website. A Mary Road expects you to regularly refer to this section to make sure you are familiar with the applicable Terms of Use. Any further use of the Website following such amendments means you consent to the amendment and/changes.

Copyright Policy

All written articles including photos, graphics, and any other intellectual materials published on this website all have my, Mary Charie of A Mary Road, legal copyrights unless otherwise stated, of course.

As mentioned above apparently, all materials on this site which have my trademark and copyright are not for public use and cannot be utilized, redistributed, nor (partially) modified without my full written consent. If ever you wish to use any materials found on this website, please reach out to me first before you do any action at your will.

My content and materials are not for reproduction, however, if you want to use or share some of my works in favor to yours, please make sure to credit me and my website respectfully.

That said if I mistakenly used some of your works in favour of mine and had forgotten to add a credit directing to your site, please do not hesitate to contact me directly. It is not professional to only take others works and imply it as your own. Therefore, I always credit people’s works which have appeared on this site. If I forgot to do so, it is a human mistake, and I’d be more than happy to give a direct link to you. Please, contact me directly and as soon as possible if ever your work appeared on this site without any credit leading back to you.

Hold Harmless

This website is created for the sole purpose of inspiring other people by sharing general knowledge of the chosen niche and as well for reader’s entertainment. However, all information stated on this website is all my own and the contributing writers – I cannot guarantee you liability for your actions by using the information provided on this site. Therefore, take precaution at your risk.

That said, I am no professional by any chance, all information mentioned here that are my own regarding some products are also tested by me personally. On certain circumstances, i.e., getting a visa and had your application denied, I am not responsible for that. Remember, always do research and double-check for policies, regulations, and rules since these information changes very often.

Added to this, I cannot be held responsible for any offense taken due to translation, interpretation or mistakes in grammar and punctuation of my website’s content. If there’s something you do not understand, contact me first or do deeper research before you take any action.

If ever there are some links, photos or any offensive, threatening and disgusting content-filled pages appears on this site – I am not responsible for that and will not be held accountable. However, this website does contain links that lead to other locations, and these are supposed to be second party information for your benefit. That said, I am by any chance, not in control of anything that might or will happen if problems occur by using other sites links listed on this website. I will not be held accountable for the utilization of these links of whatever they may contain.


If you shared any personal or contact information to this site or to me personally will be securely kept in private. That includes everything from your email, personal messages, and blog comments. I will not send you spams, sell your emails in favor to me nor sell or disclose your information to other companies.

I, however, do not be held responsible for my reader’s comments if they are offensive to you. Though, I have all the rights to edit or delete them at any given chance.


This Website, A Mary Road, accept forms of payments for advertising, partnerships, sponsorship, product & service exchange, and other forms of compensation.

This Website abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship and opinion. The compensation received may affect on the advertising content, topics or posts made on this Website.

Despite this, the writers of the Website strongly believe in sharing our own experiences and honesty regarding the products and services we received with or without any payment and/or compensation.

This Website may contain content which may represent a conflict of interest. 

Some links on this page may contain affiliate links, which will earn me a small commission at no extra to you.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising

The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.

First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The "help" feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.

Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.

The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit https://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and https://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at https://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

Mediavine partners with the following data processors:

  1. Pubmatic. You may find Pubmatic’s privacy policy through this link. The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Pubmatic and its demand partners for interest-based advertising. Statistical information and other non-cookie technologies (such as eTags and web or browser cache) may be used by third parties on this Website. Browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on these technologies, but you may clear your cache to delete such trackers. Data collected from a particular browser or device may be used with another computer or device that is linked to the browser or device on which such data was collected.
  2. Criteo. You may find Criteo’s privacy policy through this link. The data collected on the Website may be transferred to Criteo and its demand partners for interest-based advertising. Criteo may collect, access, and use non-identifying data to improve the Criteo Technology and other Criteo products, programs, and/or services. This non-identifying data may include on-site user behavior and user/page content data, URLs, statistics, or internal search queries. The non-identifying data are collected through the ad call and stored with a Criteo cookie for a maximum period of 13 months.
  3. Pulsepoint. You may find Pulsepoint’s privacy policy through this link.
  4. LiveRamp. You may find LiveRamp’s privacy policy through this link. When you use the Website, we share information that we may collect from you, such as your email (in hashed, de-identified form), IP address or information about your browser or operating system, with LiveRamp Inc, and its group companies (‘LiveRamp’). LiveRamp may use a cookie on your browser and match your shared information to their on- and offline marketing databases and those of its advertising partners to create a link between your browser and information in those other databases. This link may be shared by our partners globally for the purpose of enabling interest-based content or advertising throughout your online experience (e.g. cross device, web, email, in-app, etc.) by third parties unaffiliated with our website. These third parties may in turn link further demographic or interest-based information to your browser. To opt out of LiveRamp’s targeted advertising, please go here: https://liveramp.com/opt_out/
  5. RhythmOne. You may view RhythmOne’s privacy policy through this link. RhythmOne uses cookies and similar tracking technologies (such as mobile device identifiers and digital fingerprinting) to provide its services. RhythmOne may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit the following webpage: https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
  6. District M. You may find District M’s privacy policy through this link.
  7. YieldMo. You may find YieldMo’s privacy policy through this link. If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Yieldmo or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link.
  8. The Rubicon Project. You may find Rubicon’s privacy policy through this link. If you want to opt out of receiving interest based ads from Rubicon or exercise your right under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to opt-out of the sale of your personal information, you may do so through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page.
  9. Amazon Publisher Services. You may find Amazon Publisher Services’ privacy policy through this link.
  10. AppNexus. You may find the AppNexus privacy policy through this link.
  11. OpenX. You may find OpenX’s privacy policy through this link.
  12. Verizon Media formerly known as Oath. You may find Verizon Media’s privacy policy through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  13. TripleLift. You may find TripleLift’s privacy policy through this link. To opt out of receiving interest-based advertising (including retargeting) from TripleLift’s services through the use of cookies in your current browser and for more information on what it means to opt-out, please go to www.triplelift.com/consumer-opt-out.
  14. Index Exchange. You may find Index Exchange’s privacy policy through this link. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising.
  15. Sovrn. You may find Sovrn’s privacy policy through this link.
  16. GumGum. You may find GumGum’s privacy policy through this link. GumGum may (i) use place and use cookies on end users’ browsers or use web beacons to collect information about end users who visit such Publisher Websites and (ii) link such collected end user information to other end user information provided by third parties in order to deliver targeted Advertisements to such end users.
  17. Digital Remedy. You may find Digital Remedy’s privacy policy through this link.
  18. MediaGrid. You may find MediaGrid’s privacy policy through this link. MediaGrid may collect and store information about end-user interactions with this website through cookies, advertising IDS, pixels and server-to-server connections. MediaGrid was receive the following information: the page an End-User has requested and the referring/exit pages; Timestamp information (i.e., the date and time the End-User has visited the page); IP address; mobile device identifier; device model; device operating system; browser type; carrier; gender; age; geolocation (including GPS coordinates); clickstream data; cookie information; first-party identifiers'; and hashed email addresses; demographic and inferred interest information; and post-conversion data (from both online and offline behaviour). Some of this data is gathered from this website and others is gathered from advertisers. MediaGrid uses this data to provide its services. You may also utilize the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt-out page, the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page to opt-out of the use of cookies for interest-based advertising or review their privacy policy for more information.
  19. RevContent - You may find RevContent’s privacy policy through this link. RevContent may collect information about your browser or device, including browser type, IP Address, device type, user agent string, and operating system. RevContent also collects information about the websites you visit through their services, such as date and time of access and specific pages accessed and the content and ads you click on. You may opt-out of any personalization track by opting-out of RevContent’s data collection.
  20. Centro, Inc. - You may find Centro’s privacy policy through this link. You may find opt-out information for Centro’s services through the privacy policy link.
  21. 33Across, Inc. - You may find 33Across’s privacy policy through this link. To opt-out of personalized advertising, please visit https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1.
  22. Conversant. LLC - You may find Conversant’s privacy policy through this link. Conversant uses information that does not directly identify you, such as information about your browser type, time and date of visit, your browsing or transaction activity, the subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over, and a unique identifier (such as a cookie string, or a unique advertising identifier provided by your mobile device) during your visits to this and other websites and apps in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. Conversant may use technologies such as cookies and other tracking technologies to collect this information. To learn more about interest-based advertising, or to opt-out, you can visit www.youronlinechoices.eu or https://www.networkadvertising.org/.

Amazon Associates Program Disclosure

A Mary Road is 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 linking to Amazon.


If you have any questions, queries, or any information that are not clear, please email us at info@amaryroad.com

Last Updated: June 24, 2020

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