Effective Date: 2022-10-4
What personal information is collected?
When ordering or registering on MakeItCrochet.com, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When is your information collected?
Information is collected when you subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on MakeItCrochet.com.
When leaving a comment on MakeItCrochet, you will be asked to enter your name and email address. This is to help prevent spam comments. Your name will be displayed with the comment, but your email address will not. If you prefer not to display your real name, using a nickname or pseudonyms is perfectly OK. You will also see an option to save your information for future comments – this function uses a cookie to store the information on your browser.
How is your information used?
Your information may be used when you register, make a purchase, sign up for an email newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf MakeItCrochet.com, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To personalize your experience and to allow MakeItCrochet.com to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
• To send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
How is your information protected?
Only articles and information are collected at MakeItCrochet.com. Your credit card information is never requested.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
A variety of security measures are implemented when someone enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Are cookies used at MakeItCrochet.com?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
For instance, cookies are used at MakeItCrochet.com to
- help measure how you use MakeItCrochet.com so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- remember the notification you’ve seen so that attempts can be made so they’re not shown to you again
- help compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that better site experiences and tools can be created for the future (third party services may be used to assist in tracking this information for MakeItCrochet.com)
- remember you when you making any changes to your email subscription
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
MakeItCrochet.com does not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your PII to outside parties.
MakeItCrochet.com offers links to other third party websites that may be of interest to its website visitors. The links provided at MakeItCrochet.com are provided solely for your convenience and may assist you in locating other useful information on the internet. When you click on these links, you will leave the MakeItCrochet.com website and will be redirected to another website. These websites are not under the control of MakeItCrochet.com.
MakeItCrochet.com is not responsible for the content of linked third party websites. MakeItCrochet.com is not an agent for these third parties nor are the websites endorsed or products guaranteed. No representation is made or warranty regarding the accuracy of the information contained in the linked websites. Always verify the information obtained from linked websites before acting upon this information.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);
(c) https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);
(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).
Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites, including this Site. Some features of the Site may cease to be available to you.
Read more about how Google uses information from sites or apps that use its services.
YouTube is used at MakeItCrochet.com to provide videos on some pages. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.
California Consumer Privacy Act
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California residents have the right to:
- Opt-out of the “sale” of personal information to third parties. Under California law, sharing of your information with a third party for advertising purposes (such as personalized ads) could be considered a “sale.” To opt-out of the sharing of this information for advertising purposes,click the “do not share my information” button on the left side of the screen.
- Request deletion of your personal information, except where retaining the information is necessary for specific business purposes (e.g. for legal reasons or functionality-related issues, among others). To make such a request, please contact us [email protected].
- Non-Discrimination. MakeItCrochet.com will not discriminate against you in any way for exercising your rights under the CCPA.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Visitors can visit our site anonymously.
You can change your personal information by emailing MakeItCrochet.com or by logging in to your account.
How does MakeItCrochet.com handle Do Not Track signals?
MakeItCrochet.com honors Do Not Track signals and Does Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does MakeItCrochet.com allow third-party behavioral tracking?
Third-party behavioral tracking is allowed.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
MakeItCrochet.com does not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices MakeItCrochet.com will notify you by email within one business day should a breach occur.
MakeItCrochet.com also agrees to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
Your email address is collected to send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, MakeItCrochet.com agrees to:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email to [email protected] or follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and you will be promptly removed from all correspondence.
Sale of Business or Assets
In the event that the Site or substantially all of its assets is sold or disposed of as a going concern, whether by merger, sale of assets or otherwise, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership, the information we have collected about you may be one of the assets sold or merged in connection with that transaction.
Additional Rights of EEA (European Economic Area) Residents
If you are a resident of a country in the EEA, you have the rights, among others, to:
- access your personal data
- ensure the accuracy of your personal data
- the right to have us delete your personal data
- the right to restrict further processing of your personal data, and
- the right to complain to a supervisory authority in your country of residence in the event that data is misused.
If you believe that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us at the address below.
Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using the site, you indicate your acceptance of this policy in full. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the site. Your continued use of the site after any changes to this policy are posted will indicate your acceptance of those changes.
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