Disclosure, Privacy & Cookie Information

Cookies & Data Collection Information

By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies for various reasons as detailed below.

Log files and cookies are used to record anonymous traffic data and non personally identifiable information on the pages visitors access. Where available, some visitor data (such as age, gender, and interests) 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.

The content management system which this website is built with also uses cookies. These are cookies essential for the workings of the site and there are also cookies which track when you last visited the site and the last few pages you visited.

If you choose to join the website mailing list, 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 occasionally of new website features, content or special offers. 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.

Blog comments use the third party service Disqus. So if you choose to comment on a blog post, your data is stored and managed by them. If you have queries in relation to these, you can contact Disqus support.

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

I am also 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.

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

This policy was last updated on 26th October 2020.