Check Out This Month's Issue:
This “Bold and Beautiful” issue is full of gorgeous, cozy accessories that are sure to add some color and pizazz to your winter wardrobe. Inside, you’ll find hats, cowls, shawls, wrist warmers, and more! Now that the holiday season is over, I do hope you will make time to crochet something beautiful and warm for yourself!
CHANGES TO THE POLICY
TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
In order to better provide you with our services, we collect two types of information about our users: Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information. Our primary goal in collecting information from you is to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience while using our Website and purchasing our offers.
Personally Identifiable Information: This refers to information by which you may be personally identified and information that lets us know the specifics of who you are. When you engage in certain activities on this site, such as, ordering a product or service, submitting content and/or posting content in discussion forums or other public areas, or sending us feedback, comments or questions, we may ask you to provide certain information about you yourself by filling out and submitting an online form. It is completely optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, we may ask that you provide us personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including zip code), email address, phone number, and other personal identifying information. When ordering products or services on the Website, you may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.
•Purpose of Processing
•Legal Basis for Processing
We process your data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, or where you have given consent to the processing of your Personally Identifiable Information for one or more specific purposes, and where it is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. We have a legitimate interest in processing your information for fraud detection and prevention (crime prevention), general corporate operations and due diligence product development and enhancement, and communications, marketing and intelligence.
•Retaining and Deleting Personally Identifiable Information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall be retained for as long as necessary to perform the services and /or the purposes of processing specified above and as required under local data protection laws.
We also may retain your Personally Identifiable Information where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information: This refers to information that does not by itself identify a specific individual. We gather certain information about you based upon where you visit on our Website in several ways. This information is compiled and analyzed on both a personal and an aggregated basis. This information may include the Web site's Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) that you just came from, which URL you next go to, what browser you are using, and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. A URL is the global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web. An IP address is an identifier for a computer or device on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (“TCP/IP”) network, such as the World Wide Web. Networks like the Web use the TCP/IP protocol to route information based on the IP address of the destination. In other words, an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the web, allowing web servers to locate and identify your computer. Computers require IP addresses in order for users to communicate on the Internet.
We do not collect any Personally Identifiable Information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. You provide certain Personally Identifiable Information to us when you: register for our services and register your email address with us; sign up for special offers from selected third parties; send email messages; submit forms or transmit other information by telephone or letter; or submit your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Website. We may also collect information from you at other points on our Website that state that such information is being collected.
In addition, we may also collect, or our third party ad server and/or content server may collect, certain Non-Personally Identifiable Information. This information is ultimately stored in the form of store categories, and, in some cases, specific URLs. We use your IP address to diagnose problems with our servers, software, to administer our site and to gather demographic information. Our third party ad servers will also provide us with summary, but not individual, reports that will tell us how many ads were presented and clicked upon at our Website.
Disclosure of Information to Service Providers and Third Party Vendors. Crochet Media Group LLC may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to third party service providers and vendors in order to effect or carry out any transaction that you have requested from Crochet Media Group LLC or as necessary to complete its contractual obligations with you. This includes e-mail service providers, providers of direct marketing services and applications, including lookup and reference, and data enhancement, suppression and validation services.
Crochet Media Group LLC contractually prohibits the sale or transfer of Personally Identifiable Information by such service providers and vendors. Crochet Media Group LLC may share Personally Identifiable Information with affiliated companies that are directly or indirectly controlled by, or under common control of Crochet Media Group LLC.
We do provide some of our services through contractual arrangements with affiliates, services providers, partners and other third parties. We and our service partners use your Personally Identifiable Information to operate our sites and to deliver their services. For example, we must release your credit card information to the card-issuing bank to confirm payment for products and services purchased on this Website; release your address information to the delivery service to deliver products that you ordered; and provide order information to third parties that help us provide customer service. We also share your Personally Identifiable Information with services providers who provide Website hosting.
Occasionally we may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide Personally Identifiable Information to the appropriate governmental authorities. We will disclose Personally Identifiable Information upon receipt of a court order, subpoena, or to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation. We fully cooperate with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our services for illegal activities. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we in good faith believe to be unlawful. We may also disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person or where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. We will also disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to the prospective buyer in the event that we sell any business or assets or to a third party in the event we or a substantial portion of our assets are acquired by such party.We may also provide Non-Personally Identifiable Information about our customers' sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to third party advertisers, but these statistics do not include any Personally Identifiable Information.
Crochet Media Group LLC has safeguards in place to keep your personal information accurate, complete, and up to date for the purposes for which it is used. You always have the right to access and correct the personal information you have provided and can help us ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by checking this website. In addition, you can request a copy of your personal information, your product registration history, and your interactions with our sales and support agents by contacting us at the email address below
Crochet Media Group LLC has safeguards in place to keep your Personally Identifiable Information accurate, complete, and up to date for the purposes for which it is used. You always have the right to access and correct the Personally Identifiable Information you have provided and can help us ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by checking this Website or contacting us at the email address below. To the extent you reside in the European Union or European Economic Area (“EEA”), you also have the rights granted to you by the General Data Protection Regulation (also known as the GDPR), including the right to complain to a supervisory authority and the right to withdraw consent, unless an exception applies. In addition, you can request a copy of your Personally Identifiable Information, your product registration history, and your interactions with our sales and support agents by contacting us at the email address below.
At our Website you can be assured that your Personally Identifiable Information is secure, consistent with current industry standards. The importance of security for all Personally Identifiable Information associated with our user is of utmost concern to us. Your Personally Identifiable Information is protected in several ways. Access by you to your Personally Identifiable Information is available through a password and unique customer ID selected by you. This password is encrypted. We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. In addition, your Personally Identifiable Information resides on a secure server that only selected Crochet Media Group LLC personnel and contractors have access to via password. We encrypt your Personally Identifiable Information and thereby prevent unauthorized parties from viewing such information when it is transmitted to us.
In order to most efficiently serve you, credit card transactions and order fulfillment are handled by established third party banking, processing agents and distribution institutions. They receive the information needed to verify and authorize your credit card or other payment information and to process and ship your order.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, you acknowledge that: there are security and privacy limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this site cannot be guaranteed; and any such information and data may be viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.
When you use our Website we will store cookies on your computer in order to facilitate and customize your use of our Website. A cookie is a small data text file, which a Web site stores on your computer's hard drive (if your Web browser permits) that can later be retrieved to identify you to us. Our cookies store randomly assigned user identification numbers, the country where you are located, and your first name to welcome you back to our Website. The cookies make your use of the Website easier, make the Website run more smoothly and help us to maintain a secure Website. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but some parts of our Website may not work properly in that case.
We may use an outside ad serving Crochet Media Group LLC to display banner advertisements on our site. As part of their service, they will place a separate cookie on your computer. We will not provide any third-party ad server with any of your Personally Identifiable Information or information about your purchases. We and our third party ad server will collect and use Non-Personally Identifiable Information about you, such as your IP address, browser type, the server your computer is logged onto, the area code and zip code associated with your server and whether you responded to a particular ad. Other advertisers may also place banner ads on our site in the same manner as above, but we will not disclose any Personally Identifiable Information to them.
Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any Personally Identifiable Information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at the email address below.
You have the right to object to the data we processes about you to send you promotional information and marketing and we will stop processing the data for that purpose.
The following applies to California residents only:
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to us at the address below.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Notice
1) We do track our Website users over time and across third party websites, and therefore respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. You can set the DNT signal on your browser to alert third parties you do not wish to be tracked, usually by accessing your browser’s DNT option located in your browser’s preferences or tools tab. 2) We do not use a third party to collect your Personally Identifiable Information from our Website or from our users without separate user consent over time and across different websites when you use our Website or service.
The data controller for your information is Crochet Media Group LLC.