Privacy, Cookies & Disclosure

Cookies Information

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The content management system this website is built with uses cookies. These are cookies essential for the workings of the site.

Log files and cookies are also used to record anonymous traffic data and non personally identifiable information on the pages visitors access. Where available, some visitor data is collected with Google Analytics to enable demographics and interests reporting to help find out more about this website’s audience in order to determine how best to improve the site.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on your previous visits to this website and/or other websites. If you would rather not be tracked in this way on any website, you can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads via Ad Settings. You can also opt out of Google Analytics tracking.

Newsletter & Contact Form

If you choose to subscribe to the newsletter, your e-mail address is also collected. Your e-mail address will never be published or shared with any third party, with the exception of the email marketing software providers used to send the email newsletters, namely Mailchimp. Your e-mail address is used solely to notify you about new blog posts and patterns. You may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of each e-mail, or by getting in touch via the contact page.

If you choose to submit the contact form, your email & any other info provided is also collected. I will not share this information with others.

I use Google’s invisible reCAPTCHA service on the contact form as an anti spam measure. This determines in the background whether the form has been filled out by a human or a bot. You can find out more about reCAPTCHA and read Google’s privacy policy here.

Affiliate Marketing Disclosure

Some links to other websites are affiliate links. This means that I could be paid a small commission if you purchase from some of the websites which I link to.

This helps me to keep the site content 100% free & without intrusive ads.  I only link to products & services that I have used myself or would recommend to a friend.

I am a participant in the Amazon Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

I’m also a LoveCrafts direct affiliate & an affiliate for various Craft related websites via Awin affiliate network. You can read about the cookies used by Awin in their cookie factsheet.

If you have any queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact me.

This policy was last updated on 28th June 2021.