Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

Website Privacy Policy (last updated December 2 2018)


Handcrafted Honey Bee LLC (“We” or “us”), doing business as SmartyPits, respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it.

This policy describes the kinds of information we may collect from you or that you may provide to us when you visit the website (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  1. on our Website
  2. in e-mail or other electronic messages between you and our Website
  3. from social media accounts directly associated and managed by Handcrafted Honey Bee LLC, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest

It does not apply to information collected by:

  1. us offline or through any other means
  2. any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may be linked to or be accessible from our Website.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after we make changes indicates your consent to the updated policy. 

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to our Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information to our Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any user name you may use.

If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information that:

  1. identifies you personally, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number or any comments, reviews, or email click-throughs that you provide to us (“personal information”)
  2. is about you but cannot be used to identify you, such as the pages you visited, your geographic location, your referral source
  3. is about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and how you use our Website

We collect this information:

  1. when you provide it to us
  2. automatically as you navigate through our Website. This many include how you use our site, your IP address, and information collected by cookies or other tracking technologies
  3. from third parties, for example, Google Analytics, MailChimp, etc.

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website may include the information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website or any messages you send us. This includes information you provide when you: 

  1. registering for an account 
  2. subscribing to our newsletter 
  3. making a purchase 
  4. posting a review or comment 
  5. sending you an email via our contact form

Information We Collect Automatically

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about you including:

  1. how you interact with our Website, including what pages you visited, what you added to your cart, and your geographic location.
  2. information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type

We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). If you do not want to be tracked, you should set the DNT signal on your browser to opt out of behavioral tracking and we will respect this setting. The information we collect automatically may include personal information. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  1. estimate our audience size
  2. understand how our audience uses our Website
  3. store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests
  4. speed up your searches
  5. recognize you when you return to our Website.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  1. cookies (or browser cookies). Our official cookie policy can be found here. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
  2. web beacons. Pages of our the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us to count users who have visited pages, opened an email, and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Third-party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on our Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers and application providers. These third parties may use cookies, web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services . They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. If you do not want to be tracked, you should set the DNT signal on your browser to opt out of behavioral tracking and most providers will respect this setting.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information to:

  1. provide our Website and its contents
  2. provide you with information, products or services that you request from us
  3. fulfill any other purpose for which you give the information to us for
  4. carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection
  5. notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it
  6. fulfill the purpose we described to you when you gave us the information
  7. do anything else with your consent

We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties' goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please send an email to specifying exactly which uses you prefer to opt out of and we will not use your information as part of the fulfillment of those services (including but not limited to the fulfillment of orders).

We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers' target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information to our advertisers, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our website visitors without restriction. We may disclose information that can be directly tied to you to:

  1. contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business
  2. third parties to market their products or services to you, if you have not opted out of these disclosures
  3. fulfill the purpose for which you provide it
  4. fulfill any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information
  5. do anything else with your consent

We may also disclose your personal information:

  1. to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request
  2. to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements,including for billing and collection purposes
  3. if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our customers or others. For example, exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Promotional Offers from Us. If you do not wish to have your email address used by us to promote our own or third parties' products or services, you can opt-out by unsubscribing through the "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom of your email. If we have sent you a promotional e-mail, you may also send us a return e-mail asking to be omitted from future e-mail distributions. This opt out does not apply to information provided to us as a result of a product purchase or transaction.

Targeted Advertising. We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI's website.

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal information, we will notify you by e-mail or through a notice on the Website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:


All information provided on this website is intended is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not to be construed as medical advice or instruction. No action should be taken solely based on the contents of this website or the information contained therein. Consult your physician or a qualified health professional if you have any concerns regarding your health, including skin health. The information provided on this website is believed to be accurate based on the best judgment of the author; however, you as the reader are responsible for consulting your physician regarding whether the opinions expressed on this website are appropriate for your personal health circumstances. We, the authors of the SmartyPits website and blog, will not accept responsibility for the actions or consequential results of any action taken by any reader as a result of reading the contents of this website.

Any statements or claims about the possible health benefits conferred by the materials on this website have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.