Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

  • Information you voluntarily submit: from commenting on this site, subscribing to newsletters or submitting a contact form
  • Automatically collected information: when you access this website: IP address, operating system, browser, date/time, referring websites, pages you viewed and actions like links you may have clicked while visiting this site.
  • Information collected from others: any third party software may transfer information to us
  • Cookies: log information using cookies stored on your browser. Session cookies expire when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain until deleted by you.

Ways This Information May Be Used:

  • Operate/Maintain this website
  • Sending promotional information (which will include opt-out instructions)
  • Sending administrative communications
  • Responding to your comments/inquiries
  • Provide user support
  • Track/measure advertising
  • Protect, investigate and deter against unauthorized/illegal activity

Third-Party Information:

This website may use third-party service providers. Each third-party provider use of your information is dictated by their privacy policies.

Currently this website uses the following third-parties:

  • Google Analytics: tracks website usage and provides information regarding referring websites and user action on this site capturing your IP address
  • Google Adsense: email updates and newsletters. We only store your name and email

This list may be amended by the discretion of this website, ‘Calgary Playground Review’.

Anonymous Data:

We may use data (which does not identify you alone) for the purposes of marketing, advertising or other uses (example analytics/information collected from cookies).

Public Information:

If you leave your name/email address/website URL in a comment, it can be publicly visible. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


We use cookies on this site. These cookies:

  • Store visitors’ preferences
  • Record user specific information on pages they visit/access (to ensure they are not sent the same banner ads)
  • Customize content for this site
  • Used by third parties (like in Google Analytics described herein)

**Please Note** Users may prevent the setting of cookies by setting your internet browser and deny cookies for this website. Any cookies that may be set can be cleared from the cache of your internet browser. If you deactivate cookies in your browser, this may result in all functions not working properly on this website.


Display Ads

We use third-party advertising companies to serve content/ads when you visit ‘Calgary Playground Review’. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this site, and other web sites 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 here.

This blog, ‘Calgary Playground Review’, does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit to this blog other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies.  You can turn off the use of cookies at any time by changing your specific browser settings.

Retargeting Ads

This website may engage in targeting efforts with third-party companies (eg. Google, Facebook, Instagram) to market this website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on your past visits to the website.

Sponsored Content

‘Calgary Playground Review’ engages in sponsored campaigns with various influencer brands, networks and agencies. This content is disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. These sponsored campaigns may utilize tracking pixels (beacons) which may contain cookies to collect data to track usage and audience. This information is collected by the companies, and no personal information is collected by this website in conjunction with these tracking pixels.

Affiliate Participation

At times, ‘Calgary Playground Reivew’ engages in select affiliate marketing/advertising programs.  This means that if you click and/or make a purchase through affiliate links on this site, I may make a commission from that click and/or purchase.  Always, all opinions are my own, and all brands I feature represent what I personally like and support.

Tracking links are embedded in this website. If you click on an embedded link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser. This allows the company to track sales for the purposes of commissions on the sales.


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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What rights you have over your data

If you 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.

Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)

The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing 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.

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 All About 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. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.

The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:

  • IP Address
  • Operating System type
  • Operating System version
  • Device Type
  • Language of the website
  • Web browser type
  • Email (in hashed form)

Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.

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 National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.

For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please Mediavine Partners.

Please Note: 

We do our best to ensure the information on Calgary Playground Review is accurate, however information and events are subject to change. Please contact the organizations directly to avoid disappointment.

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