This page outlines aspects that may affect your browsing experience at / It's a Tink Thing. 

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 2nd May 2018. It is advised that you re-read this from time to time to make sure you are happy with the various policies.

The reading of all information on is of your own free will. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you should cease use of this website immediately.

Privacy Policy

It's a Tink Thing allows third parties to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit this website. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (eg: click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visit to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third-party web beacon to collect this information through the use of cookies. You can read more about cookies here.

It's a Tink Thing maintains an email mailing list of those who freely subscribe. These emails are processed by Mailerlite and held on their servers. By giving your details (first name and email only), you are agreeing to receive emails from It's a Tink Thing. These emails will be blog newsletters, occasional updates, and promotional content. You are free to unsubscribe at any time using the link at the bottom of any email you receive from us.

Your email is not passed on to third parties by It's a Tink Thing. The only time details are passed on are if you are the winner of a giveaway on this blog, and the prize is being sent from the company supplying it. Your permission will be asked for before this happens.

If you need to contact It's a Tink Thing about your details and their use, please email

It's a Tink Thing is not responsible for any republished content from this blog on other blogs, websites, blog comments or other media.

The owner of this blog reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to this blog without notice due to, but not limited to:

  1. Comments deemed to be spam or questionable spam
  2. Comments including profanity
  3. Comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive
  4. Comments that attack a person individually
  5. Comments which contain links that are questionable

The owner of this blog reserves the right to change the focus of this blog, shut it down, or sell it at her own discretion.

Review of Anonymous Data from Google Analytics

We are committed to ensuring that our website contains content that is valuable and useful to our readers. To help us with this we have implemented the Google Analytics demographics and interest reporting features on our website. These tools allow us to review anonymous data regarding the gender, age and interests of website visitors and adapt our website content to better reflect their needs. Although this information is collected through your Google ad settings, it is not provided to us in a personally-identifiable format. This means we cannot identify what information is about you, and we will never attempt to do so.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads using the Google Ad settings or through the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

Terms and Conditions

All content provided on this blog is for information purposes only. The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. We are not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other web sites or media without our permission. All opinions are those of the author alone.

Links to Other Websites

It's a Tink Thing may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Any testimonials sent by clients to It's a Tink Thing may be used by me for promotional purposes and may be displayed on my on the website and in my media kit. If you do not wish your testimonial to be used in these ways, please email to request this.

A word about blog linkies

School Runs and Shopping Trolleys is a co-host of the Monday Motivation Linky - a blog link-up which requires entrants to input their email address as part of the process. The link-up is hosted by Inlinkz and the email addresses are never held by us, but on their servers. More information about their privacy policy can be found here: Inlinkz Privacy Policy

Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymous tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a site which allows website owners to see how well the website is performing in terms of audience. It reports on  how many people have visited my site, how many of those people are coming back, and where they are in the world, amongst other things All of this information helps website owners to continue to create content that is relevant to the people reading it (you!)

Generally, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser.

To disable cookies in Chrome, click the 3 dots at the top right of your browser (just under the close screen ‘x’). This will open a menu where you should choose ‘settings’. The settings will open in a new window. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click ‘Advanced’. In the ‘privacy and security’ section, find the option for ‘content settings’. Here you can turn on or off several features. Cookies is usually the first option.

To disable cookies in Internet Explorer, click the 3 dots at the top right of the screen (just under the close screen ‘x’). This will open a sidebar menu where you should choose ‘settings’. Click ‘view advanced settings’ and scroll down to the ‘privacy and services’ section. Within that section you can choose to block all cookies, block only third party cookies, or don’t block cookies.

If you need to contact It's a Tink Thing about your details and their use, please email