Crochet Cricket Privacy Policy and Disclosures

Who we are

Here at https://crochetcricket.ca your privacy is important to me. In this privacy policy I will outline the types of personal identifiable information received and collected by Crochet Cricket and how it may be used.   

Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. Cookies are used by most websites to tailor content and marketing messages to better suit your needs.

This site uses cookies to track visitor behavior. We use third-party advertisements on Crochet Cricket to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site. You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Comments

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.

Gravatar

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.

Media

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.

How your information may be used

We may use the information collected in the following ways:

  • To operate and maintain the Website;
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries;
  • To track and measure advertising on the Website;
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.

Third-party use of personal information

We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. 

Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about Website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at https://policies.google.com/privacy. An opt-out can be found at the bottom of the website. 

WordPress 

Blog Publishing Platform – We use WordPress.org to publish this blog and allow comments on our site. WordPress requires visitors who want to post a comment to enter a name and email address. By default WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone. For more information about how WordPress processes data, please see the WordPress.org Privacy Policy.

Akismet

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Advertising and affiliate partners

Some of our advertising partners and/or affiliate programs may use cookies on our site. Crochet Cricket has no access to or control over cookies that are used by third-party advertisers and affiliates. Some of the affiliate or referral programs we use operate by use of a referral link. When the link is clicked, any purchases made by a visitor can be tracked back to Crochet Cricket in order to track any sales for purposes of commissions for the referral. Our advertising partners/affiliate programs include:

  • Commission Junction | Affiliate Partner – Crochet Cricket is a participant in the Commission Junction affiliate program, an affiliate network that provides a means for us to earn commissions by linking to affiliated sites and products. For more information, please see Commission Junction’s Privacy Policy.

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.

Changes to this privacy policy

Crochet Cricket has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Selling Products made from Crochet Cricket Patterns

Can I sell my finished products made from Crochet Cricket Patterns? Yes of course! You are NOT however authorized to sell or reproduce my written patterns. Go ahead and use any of my free or paid Crochet Cricket patterns to make items to sell for charity or for profit. I do ask that you include a link to the pattern with credit for my design either on the online listing for online purchases or on the tag if selling at a craft fair or local shop. It’s a win win for everyone! Thank you!

Copyright

All content on crochetcricket.ca is the sole property of the site, unless otherwise specified. All rights reserved. You are not authorized to borrow any images or written patterns from this site. If you would like to share the content of this site a link back to crochetcricket.ca directly is required.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: crochet.cricket27@gmail.com

This document was last updated on August 1, 2021

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