Our Privacy Policy

Who we are

My name is Kat Lewis, creator and owner of SmartRemoter.com.  You can read my story, and why i created this blog by visiting the ‘My Story’ page.

Our contact information

You can reach me via our contact form located here or at kat (at) smartremoter dot com.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to information that you voluntarily give us via our contact form, email or other direct contact such as a newsletter opt-in; email list; if you participate in a contest, survey,  or promotion; or communicate with us via third-party social media sites.  We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party unless necessary to complete a request such as a survey, promotion, or affiliate sale.

We do not process orders, therefore we do not collect financial information including credit card and bank account data. All purchases are processed through the individual affiliated merchants who have their own privacy policy.

The types of information we may collect include your:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Any information you choose to provide
  • IP address if clicking an affiliate link or posting a comment.


We take precautions to protect your information. We request that you do not submit sensitive information via this website. Non-sensitive information, such as your name, email, and any additional message information is protected both online and offline.

We do not collect sensitive information (such as credit card data).


When visitors leave comments on this site we collect the data shown in the comments form. The visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string are also shown as a means to help detect spam.

Embedded content from other sources

Articles on this site may include embedded content from other websites (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).

These websites abide by their privacy policy and may collect data about you and use cookies. They may also embed third-party tracking to monitor your interaction with that embedded content.  For example, if you have an account with – and are logged into – the embedded content, they may include tracking to determine your interaction with the embedded content.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.  As of this date, we utilize the services of Akismet.

According to Akismet:

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Social sharing 

This website may provide a social sharing option with each post or page such as the Pinterest “Pin” button.  We currently use Grow Social for social sharing. Your use of the sharing options enables the public sharing of information as determined by the settings you establish with your social networks. Each social network you participate in has their own privacy policies covering the purpose and scope of data collected.

Third Party Advertising

We use third-party advertising companies (Google) to serve ads when you visit our website via Google’s Dart Cookie. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites 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, click here

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy statement, you should contact us immediately.