Privacy Policy & Terms Of Use

Dear Reader,

I fully recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the type of personal information I receive and collect when you use, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard that information. I hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with

Please not that this site is secure using the HTTPS protocol and complies with the European Union "General Data Protection Regulation" (GDPR). strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all of its operations. Likewise, I am dedicated to protecting your data and privacy.

With kindest regards,

Rolf Hefti
Founder & Editor

Use Of Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that stores on your computer, which your browser provides to each time you return to the site. uses cookies to help identify and track visitors, their use of the website, and their website access preferences.

Importantly, cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable's systems to recognize YOUR BROWSER (and NOT to identify personal information about you).

Refusing Cookies

You can set your browser to accept or refuse all cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Taking this action should not cause a problem with the continued use of this site. Consult the 'Help' section of your browser for guidance on how to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is requested.

If you choose to refuse's cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

Affiliate Products & Services

Currently, I potentially receive an affiliate commission for one product inconspicuously linked to at

That link earns me commissions if you purchase a product, at no extra cost to you.

Since you can't save any money –and I only affiliate with products or services that I honestly believe are potentially of great value to you, first and foremost– I have no problem adding my affiliate link(s).

The affiliate service platform I use is SiteSell.

By clicking on a product or service link, you consent to that platform's use of cookies, as outlined in the link below:

SiteSell Privacy Policy

Personally Identifiable Information may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate the site,
  • To display content on the site correctly,
  • To improve customer service,
  • To help me respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently,
  • To personalize your user experience,
  • To understand how my users as a group use the services and resources provided on the site,
  • To improve the site,
  • To improve my products and services,
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other site feature,
  • To send information to you that you agreed to receive about topics I think will be of interest to you,
  • To send periodic emails, which may include electronic newsletters and/or autoresponder series of emails, or
  • To respond to your inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit the site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on the site.

Specifically, if you subscribe to my “The Supplements-And-Health” newsletter, it will ask for your first name and will require your email address.

If you complete a form, I will require (your name and) your email address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.

I also collect each visitor's IP address, which helps me combat spam and fraud. I do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.

This site lets you share content with your friends and followers on various social media platforms. Should you wish to prevent those platforms from collecting data, please view their individual privacy policies. Below are links to the privacy policies of social media platforms used by


You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit this site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.

If I make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, I will inform you by placing a notice on my site. I will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties (individuals or organizations) –except in the unusual event should I be required to do so by law.

Since the inception of in 2011, I have never distributed or sold any personal information to anyone.

Note: for information on how you can request to review, edit, or delete any of your information from the servers see the section “How You Can Correct Or Remove Information” further below in this policy document. contains links to other websites (e.g., not affiliated sites) that may be of interest to you. However, once you have used them to leave, I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide while visiting such sites. These sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Always exercise caution by reviewing the privacy statement of the website in question before continuing to use it.

For instance, I sell my eBook on third party platforms. When you click to buy an eBook on, you are taken to one of these third party platforms. You may view their privacy policies by clicking the following links:

Smashwords Privacy Policy
Amazon Privacy Policy
Apple Privacy Policy
Barnes & Noble Privacy Policy
Scribd Privacy Policy
Kobo Privacy Policy

Non-personally Identifiable Information

In some cases, I may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with my site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information. This information does NOT identify individual users. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other people or organizations for commercial purposes.

Children's Privacy Protection

This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. I operate my site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to use this site. I do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.

Release Of Information

If I sell, the information I have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through my website/free newsletter of that change in control and practices, and I will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of

Data Storage

Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by is stored on its host's servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada.

How You Can Review, Correct, Or Remove Information

I provide this privacy policy as a statement to you of my commitment to protect your personally identifiable information. As aforementioned, this policy is in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If you have submitted personally identifiable information through and would like to download and review that information, click on this link.

You can also request to edit or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on this link.

Site Search Module

The “Search This Site” module (the Search Box) used by is powered by because it does not collect, nor does it share, information about you or your searches. You will find their privacy policy here. You acknowledge and agree that DuckDuckGo's privacy policy shall apply to your use of the Search Module at and by using the Search Box you consent to DuckDuckGo using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy.

The search module is preset to search first. Subsequently, you can extend your search for information to the entire World Wide Web.

Updates & Effective Date reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in the privacy practices, I will indicate on my site that those practices have changed and provide a link to the updated privacy policy. I encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information I collect and how we use it.

Your Agreement To Terms

If you do not agree to's Privacy Policy as posted here on this website, please (1) do not consent to the setting of cookies and the collection and storage of your personally identifiable information and (2) do not use (or any potential services offered by this site).

Your explicit consent –by clicking the "I Consent" button in the cookie agreement bar or by continuing to use this site– indicates your acceptance of this "Privacy & Terms Of Use Policy" in its entirety.

Last updated: 1-Jan-2020

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