Advertising Policy

I wish to be honest and upfront with my readers about my advertising policy. I want you to know that I will discuss a variety of products and services on my website, and when possible, I will use affiliate links. If you click on an affiliate link and proceed to purchase that product or service, I will be paid a small commission; however your cost will be the same.

So naturally you may be wondering if I am selling a product or service just to make money or am I recommending it because I feel it is in the best interest of my readers. My goal for this website is to help people get the best crochet education and products related to crochet, so therefore I promise not to recommend a product unless:

  1. I have thoroughly researched it.
  2. I have personally used it.
  3. I feel it adds value to your crochet experience. 

I love teaching crochet and because of this I give a lot of valuable information away for free on my website. However, please understand that this is also a job for me, and affiliate links are one of the ways I get paid for my work. The commissions I receive from your purchases through advertisements on my website helps keep Crochet Guru going.  So if you find the information on Crochet Guru to be useful, I would appreciate your support by using the affiliate links on this site rather than going directly to the source. Thanks in advance!


Amazon.com Disclosure


Crochet Guru is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, and Amazon.ca.


Google Ads Disclosure


I use third-party advertising companies from Google to serve ads when you visit my website. "Ads by Google" are not selected by me. This company may use information (not including your name, address, email, address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Some third-party advertisements may be provided by Google, which uses the DART cookie to serve ads. This cookie enables Google to serve ads to users based on their visits to sites on the Web. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies automatically, or notify you when a cookie is being requested. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions should not cause a problem with my site, should you so choose.


Other Advertising Providers


I only accept non-Google advertisements from providers of high-quality goods and services. These advertisers include but are not limited to:

  • Amazon
  • Leisure Arts
  • Craftsy
  • Annie's Attic
  • Etsy

Some of my advertising providers will occasionally use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited. I do not have control over cookies placed by these advertisers. Each of these advertising providers will have their own privacy policy and terms of use.


Links to Websites


My website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over the other websites. Therefore, I 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.


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