Policies & Disclaimers

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Using this site legally binds you to these terms regardless of whether or not you have read them.***


Hello, there!

Here’s the boring stuff. I wrote it entirely myself, so you (and I) can be sure I fully understand everything typed on this page. I do encourage you to read through for hidden jokes and of course for the sake of making informed decisions regarding the use of this site and its features. Bonus points for finding any spelling or grammatical errors and bringing them to my attention.


All written material and original artwork appearing on THIS SIDE OF IF are protected by copyright law. Users may link to but not copy full articles without express written consent by me, Jalina King, Owner at THIS SIDE OF IF. You may use excerpts of no more than 200 words from articles written by myself, Jalina King, without written consent as long as the use is relevant to the information in the article and not used with malicious intent as defined by me. These excerpts must be given credit to Jalina King and linked back to the original post at

For usage of posts written by authors other than myself, Jalina King, please visit the author’s site as linked in the guest post.

Guest Post Policy

By submitting a guest post to THIS SIDE OF IF, you are granting Jalina King permission to use the submission(s) in part or in its/their entirety (including pictures submitted) for the purpose of promoting your post(s) across all social media platforms and search engines to the benefit of both parties. You also agree to minor spelling and grammatical corrections prior to publication, not to interfere with your writing style. Once published, you may share an excerpt of your post onto your own site, but please do not copy the entire post as it may negatively impact Google search rankings. Neither of us wants that!

If you are interested in guest posting for THIS SIDE OF IF, please fill out this form so we contact you with more information. We give full credit to guest post authors by listing their name, website(s), and Instagram account when applicable and tagging them as “guest post.” All other collaboration requests, please email

Due to data collection settings on THIS SIDE OF IF and/or on your own site, and because your professional email address is inherently linked to your website, you may receive email notifications about your guest post on this site including comments from readers from THIS SIDE OF IF. By having your website linked to THIS SIDE OF IF, you agree to this use of your email address. Your email address will never be displayed publicly on THIS SIDE OF IF and will only be used by me, Jalina King, for business correspondence regarding your submitted post or any possible or real future collaborations.

Linking your website to THIS SIDE OF IF gives credit to your work, enhances reader experience, and improves SEO for both this site and yours. If, for any reason, you do not wish to have your name or website linked to THIS SIDE OF IF, I will gladly remove information about your site from your guest post upon request, without question.

These uses of name and email address apply to all guest posters, including non-bloggers. If you wish for any of your name and/or social media account information to remain anonymous, I will gladly omit that information from your post immediately upon your request.

Data Collection

This site uses cookies to enhance your overall web browsing experience through personalization. You may learn more about cookies and how to change your browser’s cookie settings here.

Personal and device data are collected when you use this site, leave a comment on a blog post, submit a completed contact form, interact with THIS SIDE OF IF through a social media platform, enter data into a subscription form, or purchase a product. These data include but are not limited to your name, email address, website, payment information, IP address, geographical information, and details about your usage of this site.

Unless otherwise requested, any interaction or correspondence written directly to me or on THIS SIDE OF IF via blog post comments, mail, email, social media, etc. may be used or shared in part or in its entirety with my audience for the purpose of serving them. These shared interactions or feedback will remain anonymous unless you specifically request credit for your words.

Social Sharing:
THIS SIDE OF IF uses a Pinterest Save function to allow you to pin images to Pinterest from our web pages. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data Privacy Policy.

We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our web pages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data Privacy Policy.


Your name, words, or website as entered by you into any comment, review, contact, or testimonial forms may be displayed publicly on THIS SIDE OF IF. Nonspecific location information such as city, state, and/or country may be displayed as entered by you into these forms. Any other information such as your email address, physical address, mailing address, phone number, or payment information is not displayed publicly by THIS SIDE OF IF unless voluntarily entered by you into the main body of a comment, review, or testimonial form.

These types of information are never given directly to other readers at and will remain private except to necessary third-party processors, which you automatically agree to by using this site and certain features of this site.  Your personal or device information is never sold to third parties and is only ever used as necessary to improve your experience at THIS SIDE OF IF.

Please also see the “Your Rights” section of this policy.

Third-Party Processors:

This site uses third party data processing and analytic companies such as Google Analytics and MailerLite. Metrics from these companies help us better understand your usage of this site and its services so that we may better serve you.

This site does not manually transfer your data to these third party analytic companies. By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third party analytic companies. For more information, please visit Google Analytic’s own Privacy Policy here and MailerLite’s Privacy Policy here.

When you subscribe to THIS SIDE OF IF, you consent to receive regular emails about new blog content, products, offers, discounts, promotions, and updates related to THIS SIDE OF IF and its intentions as described on the About page. Each email newsletter is compliant with CAN-SPAM laws to protect you from spammy emails and provide you with quality products, services, and content.

Data Retention:

Depending on the means of data collection, your data may be stored for varying lengths of time within legal parameters as long as it is needed to provide services to you or until it is deleted. We do not have control over the retention policies or practices of third parties to whom your data has been transferred. To request your information be deleted, contact us.


THIS SIDE OF IF does not knowingly market to or collect data from children under 18 years of age. If you suspect we may have mistakenly collected data from a child under the age of 18 years old, please contact us so we can delete it immediately.

Your Rights:

You have the right to update your account information, change or withdraw consent to use of your information, request deletion of your data, obtain information about what data is collected about you and how it is used, or complain to about perceived misuse of your data. We may ask you to confirm or provide proof of your identity before proceeding with any of these actions.

Refusal to complete requested fields of information is your right and may result in the denial of access to certain features of this site such as access to the Library or the ability to leave a comment. If you would like to use these features but would like your name to remain private, please enter “Anonymous” into the name field. Bonus points if you capitalize the word, “anonymous.”

THIS SIDE OF IF does not accept responsibility for protecting the rights of any information transferred to third parties. You have the right to request a list of third parties to whom your data has been transferred so that you may contact them with any concerns or requests regarding your personal data.

Please note that as realizing some of these requests may require a considerable amount of time, we may charge a reasonable fee for their completion.


California has its own laws regarding data collection and privacy. If you are a California resident, you have the right to obtain, once annually and free of charge, the names and addresses of each third party to which we disclose your data as well as information about the data disclosed. If you are a California resident and would like to request this information, please contact us.



I, Jalina King, am not a licensed Nutritionist, Life Coach, Doctor, or any other sort of primary care provider. I’m just a mom with Google who loves continual learning and has a passion for sharing it with others. It is a standard recommendation to discuss any medical or lifestyle changes or concerns with your primary care provider prior to implementation. So, yeah. Do that. Any information or advice provided anywhere on this website is not to be taken as official medical advice. I cannot be held liable for any harm caused by the reader’s utilization of the information provided on this website.


All posts written by me, Jalina King, are based on my own personal experiences and beliefs with the intention of being helpful and relatable. Not every user of this site will relate to or agree with all opinions expressed here. If you have a differing opinion you’d like to share via a comment or direct message, please do so respectfully. I am always open to the opinions of others and love learning different points of view.


Some articles on this site contain affiliate links. Unless otherwise stated within the post, I only recommend and receive compensation for products I use, love, and believe may provide value to your life as well. By purchasing a product through an affiliate link on this site, I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. This helps financially support this little blog so it can continue to teach, connect, and inspire others in need of encouragement.

You may also find affiliate banners throughout the site such as within headers, footers, and sidebars. By clicking an affiliate banner and purchasing a product from the company advertised by the banner, I, Jalina King, earn a small commission at no extra cost to you.

  • Amazon Associates Disclosure
    THIS SIDE OF IF is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. This is at no extra cost to you. All thoughts and opinions on products are solely my own.

Other Affiliate programs with which THIS SIDE OF IF is associated include:

  • Pura Vida Bracelets
  • Force of Nature Cleaner
  • Shareasale
  • 100 Percent Pure makeup


All decisions to act on information presented on the site are your own. I cannot accept responsibility for any ill effects as a result of these decisions. Regarding the collection and use of personal data, THIS SIDE OF IF takes preventative measures in protecting your sensitive personal data, including daily malware scans and the implementation of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. However, there is an inherent risk any time you share your personal data. It is ultimately your responsibility to protect your personal information. I, Jalina King, cannot be held responsible for data being stolen and/or used maliciously beyond

Policy Updates

This policy is regularly reviewed and updated for completeness in disclosing all aspects of the collection and use of your personal data. If you notice any discrepancies or omissions, please contact us immediately.

Updates to these Policies and Disclaimers will appear on this page with the date of the most recent update. Subscribers to THIS SIDE OF IF will receive email notification of updates of these Policies and Disclaimers within two weeks of the change.

Last Updated: May 10th, 2019