Disclosures & Policies

Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.nyctechmommy.com.

Copyright Policy

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of any material including photographs and other multimedia without express and written permission from NYC Tech Mommy is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used only if full and clear credit is given to NYC Tech Mommy, it’s author and/or owner and proper links directed to the original content are provided.  Refer any inquiries to [email protected]

Disclosure Policy

NYC Tech Mommy is a collaborative blog written by a group of individuals. For questions about this blog, please contact Monica via email at [email protected].

This blog accepts forms of monetary compensation, sponsorship, ambassadorships and/ or other forms of compensation. NYC Tech Mommy will always let its readers know if the post was sponsored by including a disclosure at the beginning and end of the post. NYC Tech Mommy also contains advertising space on its sidebar whereby the owner of this blog may receive a small commission based on sales.

This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion, and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

The owner(s) of this blog would like to disclose the following existing relationships. These are companies, organizations or individuals that may have a significant impact on the content of this blog. I am employed by or consult with: NYCDOE and Common Sense Media but the content on this site does not represent these organizations. Monica also serves on the Board of Directors for the International Bloggers’ Association. All opinions are Monica’s or additional authors of this website. Sometimes we blog about people to whom we are related. The most interesting such people are: our families, fellow educators, educational institutions and/or organizations within the edtech community.

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NYC Tech Mommy often hosts giveaways that may or may not be sponsored. Full Disclosures and contest rules will always accompany giveaways, when applicable. You can read our official contest rules here.



Our website may contain affiliate marketing links, which means we may get paid commission on sales of those products or services we write about. This commission will not affect the price of any purchases you may make. Our editorial content is not influenced by advertisers or affiliate partnerships. This disclosure is provided in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR § 255.5: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”


NYC Tech Mommy participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provides sites like this one a means to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Comment Policy

As owner of this blog, I reserve the right to remove any comment I find to be inappropriate. Spam comments as well as harmful comments, or comments linking to an inappropriate site are automatically removed. This is a family-friendly blog, and comments must be in compliance with that.

Privacy Policy

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.



If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


If you have any questions regarding the disclosures or policies stated above, please contact me directly at [email protected]

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