At the current time, this site does not collect or store any of your personal data through email sign up or other sources. However, we have collected email in the past, both in the comment form, or for the purposes of email sign up. This information is optional and only collected when you have willingly provided it. We store that data through password-protected databases, which collect information only from the designated sign-up forms via WordPress and MailChimp.
CCPA Statement. At this time, this website does not directly collect or store any personally identifiable data through this website, as we have disabled comments and email sign up, so CCPA does not apply. For more information on information that may be collected through third parties, see the statement above for GDPR as well as the information below about Mediavine Advertising and their adherence to CCPA.
Terms for Submissions
Dress for the Wedding accepts submissions of wedding dress collections and other wedding related attire information for consideration for publication. Submissions may be sent through info (at) dressfor thewedding (dot) com. PR representatives, Designers, Photographers, and all other Brand Representatives: By submitting photography, press releases, or other content for consideration to this site or any representative of this site, you confirm that you have the legal right to distribute and contribute such content. You also assert that your submission does not violate any third party’s privacy rights, publicity rights, contract rights, copyrights, or other proprietary rights. By submitting content for consideration, you accept legal responsibility for our use of your content on this site. Your submission also asserts that the information has been verified by you for the truth and accuracy of the information you are providing.
By submitting content, imagery, or other information about your company or client, you grant Dress for the Wedding unrestricted and perpetual license to use any and all content that you submit or otherwise provide to this site, for any purposes, and in any and all forms of media that we, in our discretion, deem appropriate. You give us unlimited permission to copy, publicly display, transmit, broadcast, publicly perform, distribute, or create derivative works from these contributions.
What We Collect
We may collect the following information from you if you voluntarily provide it via a form on our site or email signup. No information of this kind is collected unless you voluntarily provide this information. (Note, we are not currently gathering email sign ups, so this information is no longer collected)
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postal code, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to reader surveys
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may use the information to customize advertising and the website content according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Links to other websites
Our website 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.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be retained.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to anyone. For questions about this policy, please email editors (at) dressforthewedding (dot) com.
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All original content and this blog is under copyright protection from its inception in June 2012 through the current date. ©Dressforthewedding.com, 2020.
Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts of some content and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to dressforthewedding.com with appropriate and specific links to the exact page and URL link where this original content was found. Content cannot be used without proper credit by a specific link back to this blog, and imagery found within this site should never be reused without first requesting permission. If you would like to share an image from this site, please request permission (email info at dressforthewedding.com) Template style and content topics, and brand name are also protected under this copyright and should not be imitated.
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 visit Mediavine Partners.
Affiliate Program Policies and Disclosures
An affiliate link indicates that we may receive a small percentage or commission if an item we feature as a part of a post results in a qualified lead or sale to the retailer. We choose the items based on receiving image permissions, our personal recommendations based on aesthetic appeal or use of an item as well as my own as well as their use to my readers for the purposes of finding wedding attire.
When this site participates on Pinterest, Facebook, or Twitter, we may pin or post images that may occasionally have affiliate links associated with them. If you have any questions about the nature of any link, please contact me at info (at) dressforthewedding.com.
In the case of most blog posts that feature brands, I have contacted representatives of the brands or products I feature, simply to obtain permission to use their images in a licensed and royalty-free manner as mentioned above in the Terms of Submission, and to understand more about the product, but direct compensation of any kind has not been requested unless noted.
All of the products we recommend are handpicked by us and featured solely because we genuinely enjoy or appreciate the aesthetic or brand and the item(s). Featured products are selected because they fit the recommendations and style of the Dress for the Wedding editorial content and the product would be of use and of interest to our readership. The integrity of this blog is very important; therefore we only recommend items that we feel correctly reflect the Dress for the Wedding aesthetic and style.
Please read more details and the most current version of Affiliate Policies here.
Note: Comment forms are no longer active on this site.
This website/blog is intended as an informative, inspirational, and collaborative place where positive people come together to talk about wedding fashion, guest etiquette and will share creativity, stories, and wedding inspiration. The site is meant as an encouraging forum for fashion assistance and as a vehicle to inspire.
All constructive, respectful, and kind comments are welcomed.
Comments that are deemed offensive to the site, editors, other readers or commenters, or are found to be are entirely self-promotional, or a form of any kind of spam, will be held and deleted and, as a result, your comment account may be removed. The editor of this blog reserves the right to edit, delete, or not publish any comment and to block commenter(s) who have previously published offensive comments or spam.
Sources and Sharing Policies
Style-inspiration collages and layouts are created by Dress for the Wedding's editor, and therefore are considered original works and the property of this site. We ask that you only share an excerpt of the post or up to 2 images. Please also make sure the exact post via URL on dressforthewedding.com is cited as the source along with credit to original sources and proper context are intact.
With the exception of our custom collages, when we feature wedding attire collections, Dress for the Wedding does not own any the copyright of the images featured on this site, therefore, other products, photographs, artwork or any other intellectual property not created by Dress for the Wedding should be credited to the original source or site where the content originated from. Please also note Terms of Submissions above.
We also rely on publicly available retail stock images, which we are licensed to use based on the policies of the affiliate programs we participate in. These found through our affiliate blogging resources, and other online sources where royalty-free use of these images is permitted because of the terms of service we have entered into. We adhere to the sharing and re-posting terms and conditions of those sites, and assume that if an image is found at these sites, it has been approved for use and distribution in this manner with proper credit given.
In some cases, Dress for the Wedding has obtained permission directly from the image owner to display the image here, or on those sharing sites.
Infringement or DMCA
We take proper copyright protocol seriously, and every image or product we feature makes every effort to be properly credited and linked to the original resource where the image or product was found, and where it can be purchased. If you believe an image that belongs to you is improperly credited, please contact us at editors [at] dressforthewedding [dot]com so that we may update the source correct the issue or remove the link. If you are the copyright holder of an image and would like it removed, please write to editors [at] dressforthewedding [dot]com with the following information:
(i) identification of the copyrighted work;
(ii) identification of the alleged infringing material;
(iii) contact information of the person making the claim.
(iv) a statement that the claim is made in good faith.
(v) a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the claim is accurate and that the person is authorized to make it; and
(vi) a signature of the person making the claim.
We appreciate our readers who share our content through social media, but when a layout, vignette, collection, or set that Dress for the Wedding has created is shared, we ask that you attribute the image back to the exact URL of the original post on Dress for the Wedding so that it will be viewed in correct context with the intended credits.
This Agreement includes your rights, obligations and restrictions regarding your use of the Dress for the Wedding Services. If you do not agree with the Terms of this Agreement, you should leave the Dress For The Wedding Website. If you wish to submit comments to posts or communicate with other users you must read this Agreement and indicate your acceptance during the content submission process.
Dress for the Wedding may modify this Agreement from time to time and each modification will be effective when it is posted on the Dress For The Wedding Website. You agree to be bound to any changes to this Agreement through your continued use of the Dress for the Wedding Services. You will not be notified of any modifications to this Agreement so it is important that you review this Agreement regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.
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