I recognize and appreciate that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information I receive and collect when you use CrochetGuru.com, as well as some of the steps I take to safeguard your information. I hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with CrochetGuru.com.
Crochet Guru strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all its operations. Likewise, I am dedicated to protecting my customers', consumers' and online visitors' privacy on my website.
Crochet Guru collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to its website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name and telephone number.
Your personal information (i.e. email, name, etc.) may be collected if you request information from CrochetGuru.com, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, and sign-up to join my newsletter, email list or request some other service or information from CrochetGuru.com. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of this website, notify my visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.
Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in CrochetGuru.com files. If I make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information I will inform you by placing a notice on this website. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.
Disclosures Regarding Google Display Advertising
I have implemented Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting based on Google Display Advertising. I use this data to understand the interests and demographics of the visitors to my site so that I can write content that I think will appeal to them.
The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have come to the site for the first time, or have returned to a specific page. If you personalize the site's pages, or register with any of my site's services, a cookie enables CrochetGuru.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying settings in your browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this site.
A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs. They are commonly used by sites that use third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a website.
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 our site, should you so choose.
Crochet Guru uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit this Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please see: http:www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt out.asp
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. I operate this site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.
In some cases, I may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. I use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about my user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
Release of Information
If Crochet Guru is sold, the information I have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in this site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through this website of that change in control and practices, and Crochet Guru will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.
How You Can Correct or Remove Information
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