Affiliate Disclosure and Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy


The privacy of our visitors to is important to us.


When we collect your personal information:

You can sign up for the Turning For Profit Newsletter, which will send you updates of Turning For Profit blog articles.  From time to time, I also send out information that I think will help you become more self-reliant and skilled in your journey toward profitable woodturning.  Sign up using the box at the top-right.

I collect your personal information in order to send you the newsletter, or to complete your purchases through my secure shopping cart.  I will never share your personal information with other businesses, nor do I sell your personal information.

You can feel confident when signing up for the weekly Turning For Profit newsletter, or making a purchase from Turning For Profit through our online shopping service.

When you call with your credit card on our toll free line, (1-866-965-9665), we do not store your credit card information electronically, nor do we save your credit card information on file.  It is used only for the single transaction.  Once the transaction is completed, no record is kept of your credit card information.

When you give us your mailing address, when making a purchase from, your mailing address is used only to complete your purchase.  No record is kept of your personal information beyond your purchase, except as required by Canadian Federal and Provincial laws, as pertaining to taxation records. For instance, we have to keep records when collecting HST and GST for other provinces to show where parcels from were mailed to.

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Privacy of Information:

At, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Log Files As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, like our upcoming membership site.

We also use third party advertisements on to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geo-targeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

DoubleClick DART cookies We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (“interest based targeting”). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non-personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.


Top is finished and ready for a test spin.

Top is finished and ready for a test spin.

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Affiliate Disclosure:

I do accept forms of cash advertising or sponsorship. I do accept and keep free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations. This compensation will not influence the content, topics or posts I write.

I believe in integrity therefore I will always give my personal opinion, whether or not it shows a product or company in a favorable light.  Compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts I write. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The views and opinions expressed in this blog are my own. I only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experience, are worthy of endorsement.  All product or service claims should be verified with the manufacturer.

Many of the links to products on this website are affiliate links to products or businesses that I recommend.  Affiliate links provide a means for us to earn fees.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.


Information Disclaimer:

The information published on this site is for educational information only.  It is not intended to take the place of personalized medical counselling, diagnosis, and treatment from a trained health professional.  It is not meant to take the place of personalized financial counselling. The owner of this site makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. These terms and conditions of use are subject to change at anytime and without notice.


Small bowls and pens turned from local woods

Small bowls and pens turned from local woods

Terms of Use and Copyright

This is the Turning For Profit personal blog.  The information I provide is on an as-is basis.  I make no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this blog and will not be held liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its use.

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The pictures, words, and copy on this website, unless otherwise noted, are copyrighted to Turning For Profit.  You may link back to this site.  You may pin a single picture from a post that links back to this site.  You may not take the words and pictures and publish them on your own blog, without my written permission.  If you want to use my posts or a picture, please ask and we can work something out. ( Thanks for respecting my copyright and my hard work.

Thank you for the privilege and honour of helping you learn more business and turning skills. This website will inspire your creativity and increase your joy in both turning and managing your business. If you’ve always wanted to work from home playing with wood, let me help you realize your dream of Turning for Profit.

Robin Dalziel

Turning For Profit

Eholt, BC, Canada