Privacy Policy

 

Updated March 1, 2019

This privacy policy sets out Crochet Patterns For Beginners  uses and protects any information that you give while using crochetpatternsforbeginners.com

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Crochet Patterns For Beginners may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you consent with any changes. This policy is effective from date at the top of this page.


What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postal code/Zip code, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer offers or orders including; address, phone number and email


What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • If you sign up to receive emails from us, we may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided for newsletter subscriptions.
  • Orders requiring shipment require a phone number for the shipping company.  We do not use phone numbers to contact unless there is an issue with your order and you cannot be reached via email.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analytical purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


Advertising on Crochet Patterns For Beginners


Crochet Patterns For Beginners displays sidebar and banner advertising from a number of companies, and in the course of serving these ads, cookies are sometimes used to collect information. To learn more about Google Ads on our site see Adsense program Policies HERE


Affiliate Programs

Currently, we have affiliate partnerships with each of the following companies and you may read each of their privacy policies at the links provided. Etsy.com, and Amazon.com


Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Videos

Video tutorials are provided to support patterns on our website.  We use Vimeo as well as YouTube.  You can read their Privacy Policies at the links below

Vimeo

YouTube


Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • You may unsubscribe at anytime to our newsletter by clicking at the very bottom of the newsletter to unsubscribe.  You may also contact us directly.  
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.
  • If you have placed an order on our site and would like us to remove your account and information contact us at anytime.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.