Privacy Policy

Who we are

Sweet & Spicy Essentials is a doTERRA certified website and a personal blog written by Jessica Earner. This blog shares information about essential oils and other topics with our followers. This blog shares a newsletter via Mailerlite after a reader opts-in with their email address.

Our website address is:

For questions, please contact

As a doTerra Certified Website, this sites displays an FDA disclaimer as follows: * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

This website offers affiliate sponsored products from Amazon, Target, Pigment and Share-a-Sale. All purchases made from these affiliates will be made through the purchaser’s online account with said merchant.

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.

We are a participant in the Target Affiliate Program. The Affiliate Program is a service that allows participating websites to earn commission on sales referred to using specially tracked links provided via Impact Radius. When your visitors click through to the Target website via these links, that visitor is tracked within a 7 day cookie window until they place an order.

We are a participant in the Pigment Affiliate Program. Purchases made through the Pigment links will be tracked by Refersion. Sweet & Spicy essentials may earn 10% when customers purchase using our referral link within 30 day(s).

We are a participant in the Share-a-Sale (also known as Awin) Affiliate Program. Purchases made through Share-a-Sale links will be tracked by Awin. More info on this is available at

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: 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.

Contact forms


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.


We use third-party web analytics services on the Sites, including Google Analytics, Google Search Console and Ubersuggests. These service providers use automated technologies to collect data (such as IP addresses) to evaluate use of the Sites. To learn more about Google Analytics and how to opt out, please visit

Who we share your data with

If you purchase doTERRA products through this website, you will required to sign up with either a retail, wholesale or Wellness Advocate account. doTERRA’s privacy policy can be found here. For questions about doTERRA privacy please email

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.

Your contact information

For questions, please contact

Additional information

How we protect your data

We will take all reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss misuse or alteration of your personal information

Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

See above for doTERRA disclosures.

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