Privacy Policy for the Web Site:

Index of Topics

YoungMinds Customers

Site-CD (YoungMinds CD-ROM)—Customer's Name, Address, and Email

PayPal will request your name and address for the purpose of fulfilling a YoungMinds CD-ROM order.

  • Donna Young will receive a copy of the YoungMinds CD-ROM customer's name, address, and email address.
  • Donna Young will keep a copy of a YoungMinds CD-ROM customer's name, address, and email address for the purpose of customer support.
  • Donna Young does not sell or share your name, address, and email address.

Customer's Payment Information

Donna Young uses PayPal. When you make a purchase at, PayPal will request payment information. Donna Young does not see, does not have access to, and does not store any payment information provided by you to purchase a site-cd, a subscription, or a download. For more information about PayPal's privacy policy go to: PayPal's Privacy Document.

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How uses Cookies

If you do not know what a cookie is, you can go here to read about cookies --

Cookie: Thank You, Captain Obvious

The Cookie Notification that you might have clicked on sets a cookie for the purpose of remembering that you clicked on it. This cookie prevents the notification from appearing again for as long as the cookie remains on your computer.

Cookies: YoungMinds Members

YoungMinds Members: offers a subscription to YoungMinds and when a member logs on to access member areas and content for members, a cookie is set. This cookie is required. The subscription software will record the occurrence of logging on, the ip address used, and if an error occurred. Once a member is logged on, the cookie does not track the pages viewed by the member.

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Cookies set by 3rd Parties while Visiting

  1. Please realize that opting out of these cookies does not remove the advertisements.
  2. Please understand that opting out sets a cookie on the computer used when you take this action. If you use other devices to browse the internet, you will have to opt out on each device.
  3. Donna Young cannot opt out of 3rd party cookies for you; you must do this yourself. The links are provided below.

Google Adsense uses Google Adsense. Below is basic information about the cookies set by Google Adsense.

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.
  • Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Amazon's affiliate advertising program: is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to or You can read Amazon's privacy policy here.


Broadly Opting Out

You can also generally opt-out of receiving personalized ads from third party advertisers and ad networks who are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) or who follow the Digital Advertising Alliance's Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting the opt-out pages on the NAI website and DAA website. Uses as Few Cookies as Possible

As stated above, cookies that might or might not be set when you are at my website are from these four things and please realize that each of these four items might set more than one cookie.

  • Member's log in
  • Cookie Notification click through
  • Google adsense
  • Amazon

As Few Cookies as Possible does NOT implement social sharing scripts, many of which track and offer benefit to neither you nor me. does NOT implement any type of FaceBook, Twitter, or Pinterest widget. I do link to my social connections; HOWEVER, they are all plain links requiring no scripts.

Despite its usefulness in the past in helping me improve this website, is not currently using website analytics scripts. However, this might change in the future and, if it does, my use of such scripts will be reflected in this privacy policy. Requires that Advertisements are not Blocked or Disabled by Any Means

Blank Pages, Missing File Links: Donna Young is not obligated to display or make available any content at if advertising is removed or blocked by the user. The only exception to this is made to those with an active paid subscription.

Disabled File Links: Some links require javascript, meaning the link will not work if javascript is disabled.


The "at" Links

The links at that have a header worded something like "at" or "Related at" are links to somewhere on this website ( Not all of the links will have the "at" header. is a big web site and Donna Young hopes that the "at" links are useful.

These links are simple links, meaning they do not track nor do they set cookies. They are laboriously provided for your benefit.


Links to Other Web sites, Off Site Links contains links to other web sites of interest. Links are live and true on the day that they are linked, however; links can become broken and they can point to content that is different from the original content. Donna Young is not informed when others change their websites.

Once you use an off-site link and leave, you should note that Donna Young does not have any control over that other web site. Therefore, Donna Young cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites that are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the web site in question.


Unusual or Unexpected Advertising

Donna Young runs a clean website. If you see adult-only ads or experience pop-up or pop-under ads on this website please check your computer for malware or adware. does not use pop-ups, or pop-unders, or adult-only advertising.

IF the ads are merely unpleasant, such as scantily dressed person (drawn or otherwise), please take a screenshot and contact Donna Young for instructions on how to send the screenshot to Donna. If Donna has a screenshot, she can search for the ad and disable it.
(I will do my best to keep these sorts of ads from appearing on my website but your help is essential.)


Disclosure on Book Reviews

  • If Donna Young reviews a book, that means she has bought the book, used the book, and has an opinion.
  • Donna Young has not reviewed every home school book that she has used.
  • Donna Young will link the reviewed book with an "affiliated link" if such a link is available; otherwise, a plain link will be used or no link.
  • Donna Young does not review books by request.

Book Links: While Donna Young has used some of the books that are linked to Amazon and CBD, she has not used all of them.


Thanks for reading!

This file was updated Updated August 5, 2015 by Donna Young.

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