Who we are

Our website address is: https://benefits-of-things.com, we write well researched and proven benefits of things


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 visit our login page, 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

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 your data is sent

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

Welcome to Benefits of Things (hereinafter referred to as “we,” “us,” or “our”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect, use, and safeguard your information when you visit our website, Benefits-of-Things.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”). By accessing or using our Site, you consent to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

  1. Personal Information: When you visit our Site, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, and any other information you voluntarily provide when you contact us.
  2. Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information, including but not limited to your IP address, browser type, the pages you visit, and other technical data. This information helps us understand how you interact with our Site and improve your user experience.

Use of Personal Information

We use the personal information you provide for the following purposes:

  1. Communication: We may use your email address to respond to your inquiries, feedback, or requests for information.
  2. Newsletter: If you choose to subscribe to our newsletter, we will use your email address to send you updates, articles, and other information related to the benefits of things.

Use of Cookies and Ads

  1. Cookies: We may use cookies to enhance your browsing experience on our Site. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device. You can adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies or notify you when cookies are being used.
  2. Ads: We use third-party advertising networks, such as Google AdSense, to display ads on our Site. These ads may use cookies and similar technologies to provide personalized content and measure their effectiveness. We do not have access to or control over the cookies used by these third-party advertisers.
  3. Affiliate Marketing: We may participate in affiliate marketing programs, which means we may earn commissions from purchases made through links on our Site. These links are provided for your convenience, and any affiliate relationships do not influence our content or recommendations.

Comments Policy

We welcome and encourage user comments on our articles and blog posts. However, please be aware of the following guidelines when posting comments:

  1. Respectful Conduct: We encourage a respectful and constructive dialogue. Avoid personal attacks, hate speech, or offensive language. Comments that violate this guideline may be moderated or removed.
  2. Privacy: Do not share personal information, such as email addresses or phone numbers, in the comments section. Protect your privacy and the privacy of others.
  3. Links: Do not include promotional links or spam in your comments. Comments with excessive links or promotional content may be removed.
  4. Moderation: We reserve the right to moderate and approve comments before they are published. We may also remove or edit comments that do not adhere to our guidelines.

Please note that comments are public, and the information you share in the comments section can be viewed by other users. We are not responsible for the content or opinions expressed in user comments.

Data Security

We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, no data transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and the effective date at the top of the page will be updated accordingly. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect your information.

By using our Site, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to this Privacy Policy.