Privacy Policy

5 Lost Together feels very strongly about keeping your information safe and confidential.  The following Privacy Policy describes what information we collect, how it is used and shared.

Personal Information

We collect as little information as possible from users looking to post comments and messages on our website.  We will typically collect a name (real or alias), email address and website (if applicable) when leaving comments or subscribing to our newsletter.

Cookies/IP Address Tracking

We may receive information from cookies, which are pieces of data your browser stores and sends back to us when making requests.  We use this information to improve your user experience, understand user activity, and improve the quality of our website.

With Whom is the Information Shared

None of your information will be shared with third parties. 5 Lost Together may use your e-mail address in the future to contact you regarding the site, however, an opt-out will always be provided. Your name and website may be displayed on the site if you post a comment or a message. However, your e-mail address and privacy will always be kept secure.


How Information May Be Used

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the website;
  • To create your account, identify you as a user of the website, and customize the website for your account;
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
  • To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To provide you with user support;
  • To track and measure advertising on the website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third Party Use of Information

Analytics Partners

We use analytics partners (such as Google Analytics) to help analyze and measure site stats and organic visitor numbers.  Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.

Mail Chimp Newsletter

This service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications (name is for “personalization” of communication).  Please refer to Mail Chimp’s Privacy Policy for further information.

Opting Out

You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at to be removed from our mailing list.

Affiliate Partnerships

5 Lost Together has financial relationships with a number of companies mentioned on our site.  Should you, or readers, purchase anything through these links we will receive a small percentage of the sale, at no extra cost to you.  You are no obliged to click on any of the links or purchase anything advertised.

5 Lost Together is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to  As part of this Amazon Associates program, we will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.


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