Privacy Policy

Who we are

Living The American Dream’s website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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.

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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


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.

If you visit our login page, 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.

Embedded content from other websites

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.

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


Living The American Dream may allow 3rd party services to offer internet advertisements for us  and to provide analytical services. These 3rd parties may use cookies and other technologies to collect information about your use of the these services and/or other websites. This information may include IP addresses, web browser information, web pages viewed, time spent on those pages, which links were clicked and other information.  We use some or all of this information in order to track and analyze data, offer and design ads styled to your interests, gage popularity of content, and better serve the needs and interests of our visitors.

Who we share your data with


We will not sell, rent, lease or distribute your personal information to third parties without your permission unless required to do so by state or federal law . Your personal information may be used to market promotional information to you regarding third party products or services we think you may find interesting if you have given us permission to do so.

We may share you information as follows:

  • With vendors, consultants or other 3rd party providers needing access to said information in order to provide services on our behalf;
  • If you upload or post your personal information in any of the interactive areas of our website, the information provide by you may be publicly visible to others, such as your name, photo, comments and other information you elect to provide;
  • If we believe disclosure of your information is required by any applicable law, regulation or legal process, in accordance with or in response to a lawful request for information;
  • If we find or believe your actions are not consistent with our terms of service, user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Living The American Dream or others;
  • In accordance with any sale or merger or the negotiations thereof of  Living The American Dream or
  • With your consent or at your direction.

How long we retain your data

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.

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.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

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