Here at KnittingandCrochet.net, we value your privacy, and we take it seriously. We’re sharing the following information so that you will have a better understanding of how information is collected and used on our website.
Collection of Information
Visitors may choose to visit our website anonymously at any time. However, certain portions of our website and content are only available to registered members of our site.
We collect email addresses from visitors who sign up to receive our email newsletter. We use this information only for the purpose of sending the newsletter to our opt-in subscribers. You are not required to provide us with your email address to use and enjoy the knittingandcrochet.net website.
Our WordPress blogging software prompts you to enter an email address when you post a comment on our blog, or comment on any of our web pages that have commenting enabled. If you enter your email address in the appropriate place where prompted to do so, your email address is not displayed publicly with your comment, and is only visible to the blog administrators of our website. If you post your email address in the main body of your comment — which we do not recommend doing — it will be displayed along with your comment. Additionally, your IP address is logged whenever you post a comment. You may also choose to enter other personally identifying information when commenting, including your name, website URL and other details.
We also collect personally identifying information from users who sign up to become members of our website. We take precautions to safeguard this personal information, including the use of secure SSL encryption technology.
As part of the membership signup process, you are required to enter your birthday, which enables us to comply with internet safety laws that prevent children from signing up for forums without a parent’s permission. This also helps to prevent us from inadvertently entering into contractual relationships or any business transactions with minors.
You are also required to provide us with your name and a valid, working email address. While you are an active member at KnittingandCrochet.net, you must keep a valid, working email address on file with your account so that we may communicate with you about your website membership.
You may also choose at your own discretion to enter other personal information that allows us to better understand you and your preferences, and to better customize the newsletters we send to the interests of our user base.
Unsubscribing From Our Newsletter
Newsletter subscribers may unsubscribe from our email list by simply clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email, or by responding to a prior newsletter with the subject line “unsubscribe.” When you unsubscribe, our email software retains your email address for the purpose of adding it to our “do not send” list; we want to be sure not to email you again once you have asked not to receive our emails. Because of this feature, you will not be able to subscribe to our newsletter again at the same email address after having unsubscribed.
Subscribers wishing to make any changes to their email address can do so at any time by responding to a prior newsletter with the subject line “updated email address.” The email must clearly state both the old email address and the new email address where the user wishes to begin receiving their newsletters.
Cancelling Website Membership
You may cancel your website membership by visiting the members area of our website and following the instructions posted there for canceling your membership.
Sale of Information
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer our visitors’ email addresses or any other personally identifiable information to outside parties.
In the future, in order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell this website or our company. If we decide to sell this website to another person or business, our website’s e-mail subscriber list will be included with the sale of the website, along with all the other assets they acquire.
Collection of Non-Personally-Identifying Data
At times, we use analytics software that automatically gathers anonymous “traffic data.” The data collected cannot be used to personally identify you. When we review this data, we use it for determining what products and what topics are of interest to our website visitors, and for improving the services we offer.
Promotions or advertisements displayed on our site may contain cookies. We do not have access to or control over information collected by outside advertisers on our site.
From time to time, we may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Site. Cookies help us learn which areas of our Site are useful and which areas need improvement.
- Keeping track of advertisements and / or affiliate offers
- Compiling aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
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 via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, our services will not function properly.
Sponsors and Advertisers
We may decide to accept sponsorship and / or advertisements on the Site. Should this occur, our sponsors and / or advertisers may be given access to the impressions and click data on the pages where their ads appear. We will never reveal your email address or any other personally identifiable information to our sponsors or advertisers.
Links From Our Website to Other Websites
Our website includes links to products and services that are available for sale on other websites. Please be aware that these third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We take no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.
This Website Is for Use by Adults.
Our website is not intended for use by children under the age of 18. We require anyone under the age of 18 use our site only with the permission and direct supervision of a parent and / or legal guardian. Accounts for any unauthorized minors shall be terminated upon discovery.
We participate in affiliate programs. What this means: there are certain product links posted on our website that will earn us a small commission if a visitor clicks through the link and makes a purchase.
In cases where we review products and write about our experiences with those products, the reviews express our honest opinion. We strive for balanced reviews covering both the pros and cons of any product we review. Other than possible affiliate commissions which we might earn through our links, we do not receive payment for reviewing products on our website.
Website Terms and Conditions
We have no control over, and no liability for any third party websites or materials. We work with a number of partners and affiliates whose Internet websites may be linked with our website. Because we do not have control over the content and performance of these partner and affiliate sites, we make no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, and we assume no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that you may find on those sites. You acknowledge and agree that Company makes no guarantees about, and assumes no responsibility for, the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of third party content, and that these terms and conditions shall govern your use of any and all third party content.
All contents of our site are copyrighted. PERMISSION IS NOT GRANTED for you to copy any of the content on our website to post on other websites or anywhere else, including but not limited to blogs, social networks, forums, groups, or email groups. This includes photos, text or any other content that you may find posted on our website.
If we decide to change our policies, we will update the modification date below.
This page was last modified on 2/15/2015.