We also describe how we protect any personal information you provide, and how you can opt out from different types of data collection.
Who we are
Our website address is: https://weavingandsewing.com.
We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights. It is WeavingAndSewing.com’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Please read this policy carefully. Your continued use of the blog means you agree to its terms.
What information do we collect
We collect non-personally-identifying information about your use of the blog. This may include which pages, features, or screens you access, how you interact with online content, how you use our search features, browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. and what links you choose to click on.
This blog may collect personal information (like name and email address) related to your use of, or participation in this blog, newsletters, memberships, communication by email, and any other information you voluntarily submit to us.
WeavingAndSewing.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on our blogs.
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.
We will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone.
In each case, WeavingAndSewing.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with WeavingAndSewing.com. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
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.
If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. WeavingAndSewing.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Here are some of the ways that we collect data about your use of the Services:
Cookies are used to store things such as your user preferences, account information, preferred pages, and information about how you use the blog.
Opt-in while posting comments
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 have an account and you log in to this site, 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.
WordPress cookies – these are essential to the operation of the WordPress content management system which powers this site.
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Cookies used for behavioral tracking
Please be aware that third-party vendors may place or recognize one or more cookies on your computer when you use the blog, and may record information to these cookies based upon your activities on the blog and on third-party websites and other third-party services. These third-party vendors may use information about those activities to inform, optimize, and serve advertisements. In particular, we may use third-party vendors to engage in behavioral ad tracking or “remarketing,” in which advertisements you see on third-party websites and services may be based on your prior use of the blog.
You can opt out of some vendors’ use of information but please note that opting out will not prevent advertisements from being served to you on the Internet; it will only result in certain advertisements no longer being targeted. We are not responsible for the activities of third parties that may not comply with your opt-out requests.
Web beacons / clear GIFs / Tracking pixels
Web beacons, also known as clear GIFs and tracking pixels, are markers on web pages, email messages, or other content that are linked to third-party tracking tools and technologies we use or license to provide features of the blog. They may be used with cookies, and may be either visible or invisible. Collected information includes, but is not limited to, data about which pages you access, how you interact with online content, how you use our search features, and what links you choose to click on. We use third-party data collection, tracking, analytics, and ad serving tools to gather and analyze this data.
Like most Internet websites, our servers receive and record certain information about visitors to our website. This information includes your page requests, your Internet protocol (“IP”) address, the web browser and operating system you are using to connect to our website, and other information necessary to display the Internet pages and information you request from our servers. Because IP addresses are generally assigned in country-specific blocks, we may also be able to identify the country from which your computer is connecting to the Internet.
Browser and server based scripts
We also use browser- and server-based software programs called scripts to provide certain functionality and to collect data about how you use the blog.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users.
We have implemented the following:
• Demographics and Interests Reporting
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website. You can opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Google Ads Settings.
This site uses the Facebook pixel to collect data on visitor behaviour, such as:
- which pages are visited
- which device was used to view the website
- what actions were taken
This information may be used to serve Facebook ads in future.
If WeavingAndSewing.com, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that WeavingAndSewing.com goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of WeavingAndSewing.com may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
Information about children under the age of 13
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 without obtaining parental consent. If you are under 13 years of age, please do not give us any personal information.
How do we use the information we collect
We may use your information as may be described in a notice to you at the time the information is collected, or in any other manner to which you give consent.
We may use aggregate information (collected data which contains no personal information, or from which all personal information has been removed) for any purpose.
How do we share information?
Except as disclosed in this policy or with your consent, we will not intentionally disclose any personal information about you (such as your name or e-mail address) to any third party, or sell, trade, or give out e-mail addresses to companies or other organizations.
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.
We may disclose information to third parties under the following circumstances:
- Any information that you voluntarily choose to include in a publicly accessible area of the blog, such as an comments, will be available to anyone who has access to that content, including other users.
- We use third party service providers to perform website hosting, development, maintenance, and other services. These third parties may have access to or process your information as part of providing those services for us. Generally, we limit the information provided to these service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and we require them to agree to not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than performing their functions.
- We may disclose your information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to comply with any law or regulation, court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies.
We also reserve the right to disclose your information as we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to
- take precautions against liability,
- protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity,
- investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations,
- protect our property or other legal rights (including, but not limited to, enforcement of our agreements) or the rights, property, or safety of others.
We also may disclose your information as may be described in a notice to you at the time the information is collected, or in any other manner to which you give consent.
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
Any personal information you enter into forms on our website is secured by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) page encryption during transmission. This ensures that the information is encrypted during transmission of the data between your computer or mobile device and our servers.
You can verify that any page on which you enter information is secured with encryption by using your browser to ensure it has the secure protocol (the URL begins with https://) and that our website’s SSL security certificate is valid. Typically, clicking on the lock icon displayed in the web browser will display the status of the security certificate.
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
- We will notify you via email within 1 business day
- We will notify the users via in-site notification within 1 business day
What rights and controls do you have?
Although we provide mechanisms by which you may be able to exercise certain controls with respect to the collection, security, and use of your information, we cannot guarantee that these mechanisms will be effective or free from circumvention by third parties.
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.
Opting out of e-mail newsletters
If you do not want to receive a particular e-mail newsletter subscription from us, please click on the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of the e-mail newsletter. This will remove your e-mail address from that newsletter subscription. Please allow up to 10 business days for any opt-out to be processed.
Opting out of analytics
You can also use third-party web browser extensions to restrict or block web beacons and trackers. Please note that if you use blocking software, some of the features of the blog may no longer work correctly.
Browser, mobile phone, and operating system settings
Your web browser, mobile phone, operating system, and other available software such as browser extensions may provide you with additional privacy settings and controls, including the ability to restrict or prevent cookies, trackers, and the use of your location information. Please be aware, however, that we do not use or support the “Do Not Track” setting available in many Internet browsers.
You may also choose not to provide information to us, but in that case you may be unable to use some or all of the features of the Services.
You can opt out of collection of information and third party adverts by using the following services:
Changes and updates to this policy
How to contact us about privacy concerns