Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: Home Maid Simple is a blog dedicated to encouraging mothers to pursue their dreams while still being present in their families life. 

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.

Contact forms

This site uses mailchimp to send out newsletters. You must opt in to receive these newsletters. If you wish to be removed from the newsletter, you can unsubscribe at the bottom of these emails, or send an email to requesting removal. All information regarding your contact will be removed from our database. 


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.

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.


This site uses various analytics to track our users general age, gender, and location. This allows our articles and advertising to fit what you want to see and be relevant to you. This information is not personally identifiable. 

Who we share your data with

We do not share any identifiable data with anyone else. Analytics including average age, gender, and location of users of this site may be shared with third parties. 

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.

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.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We do everything possible to protect your data. If there is ever a breach in our email service we will inform you immediately and take actions along with our email server to protect your data.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Our ad service uses analytics to make sure you see ads that are of interest to you. This site also reviews it’s analytics to write articles geared towards user interests.