Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
We do not intentionally gather Personal Information from visitors who are under the age of 13.
- You may not sell my patterns/tutorials or claim them as your own.
- You may not use my pictures as your own.
- You MAY sell items made from my patterns and tutorials, but please link back to the blog post you used to give credit to the pattern or tutorial.
- You MAY share my patterns on social media, as long as you link back to the post. Copying and pasting the pattern or tutorial is prohibited.
- You MAY share your creations on social media, but please link back to the blog post to give credit.
ThisPixieCreates uses Google Analytics to analyze trends, traffic, and bounce rate (does a reader leave a site after viewing one page?). When you enter ThisPixieCreates, Google Analytics will place a cookie on your browser. This cookie allows the program to track where you are coming from (general region, no specific addresses), how long you stay on my website, and which pages you view. Once you exit ThisPixieCreates, Google Analytics will no longer track you, until your next visit to ThisPixieCreates.
ThisPixieCreates uses some affiliate links in blog posts. An affiliate link is a link that is unique to ThisPixieCreates, which leads back to a company’s website (ex. Amazon.ca). When a reader clicks on our unique link, a cookie is placed on their browser to track their behaviour. If the reader makes a purchase, ThisPixieCreates may make a small commission.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller in respect of any personal data that you submit to me is This Pixie Creates.
What Information Do I Collect?
I will collect information that you provide to me when you register to use my services/site (such information shall include, but may not be limited to, your name and email address).
Any e-mails, blog comments, responses on Social Media platforms such as Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Youtube, or questions written directly to me may be used as blog material for my audience unless specifically requested otherwise. (Part of) these emails, questions or any other feedback may be used in newsletters, or blog posts.
It is possible to view the This Pixie Creates’ website without providing any personal details. However, without giving consent you shall not continue to view my website.
Cookies and Third-Party Advertisements
I publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests, Google and my other advertising partners will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
For European Economic Area Residents
If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or Google related to advertising on the Site, you can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For California Residents
California law gives residents the right to opt out of the “sale” of their personal information to third parties, including for advertising purposes. Under California law, the sharing of your information with a service provider for advertising purposes could be considered a “sale.” To opt out of the sharing of your information for advertising information, click the opt out link provided in the footer of this page. You also have the right to request from us the categories of personal information that I have shared and the categories of third parties to whom the information was provided. To make such a request, please contact me at email@example.com. To be clear I do not share your name, contact information, or any other sensitive information with third parties, and the categories of third parties that I share information with for advertising purposes are supply side platforms, programmatic advertising exchanges, and demand side platforms.
How Do I Use the Information You Provide to Me?
I may use your information in the following ways:
- to ensure that my Service is delivered in the most effective manner for you and your computer;
- to provide you with information, products or services that you request from me or which I feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
- to provide customer service to you in relation to your use of the Service, to deal with enquiries and complaints relating to the use of the Service and to notify you about any changes to my service;
- to administer, support, improve, optimise and develop our Service;
- to produce reports which may be used, sold or published by me at my sole discretion provided that any data or reports will be anonymised and not refer to any individual user of the Services;
- for internal marketing and demographic studies to improve the products and services that I provide; and for security purposes.
I may also use your information to provide you with my email notifications, newsletters and other marketing communications that either you request from me or which you consent to by opting in when completing a registration form on the Service.
You may opt out from receiving such marketing communications from me at any time by notifying me in writing, contacting me at firstname.lastname@example.org or, alternatively, by following the procedure to ‘unsubscribe’ that is specified in the email that you receive.
Disclosure of Your Information
You should note that information posted on the public elements of the Service may be visible by users of the Service throughout the world. You should therefore be careful when submitting information about yourself to the Service.
I may disclose your personal information to Facebook Inc in order to fulfill the Services. You can review Facebook’s Terms of Service here.
Third Party Sites
Thispixiecreates.com is also 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.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
Appropriate security measures will be adopted to protect your information from access by unauthorized persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. However, you acknowledge that data transmission over the internet is inherently unsecure and that I cannot guarantee the security of data you send over the internet.
Your information will only be held for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires or permits.
Accessing Your Information
I reserve the right to ask you for proof of your identity and to charge you a fee of twenty US dollars ($20) to meet my costs in granting any data access request you make.
Advertisers and Sponsors Information
Thispixiecreates.com is open to forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, and other forms of compensation and/or projects. Despite this, This Pixie Creates will never recommend and write about products or brands that I don’t personally use or believe in. I will always disclose whether I am receiving any commissions or products for free, or if a project was sponsored or not.
I am not responsible for the actions of our advertisers or sponsors. If you purchase a product or service based upon a link from my website, you must take action with that company to resolve any issues and NOT with my website. Any product, claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
Certain links on the website are affiliate or referral links. At no additional cost to you, we will earn a small percentage of the sale if you make a purchase through our affiliate link.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The "help" feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
Your Acceptance of these Terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy.
If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use my Site.
Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
This Pixie Creates is a participant in the following affiliate programs:
- Amazon Services LLC Associates Program
- Lion Brand Yarn Company
- Knit Picks and We Crochet
Affiliate programs are designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to an online store (ex. amazon.ca).
How does it work?
In each blog post, I provide links to all the materials used in a project. Some of these materials can be found on Amazon, Blick, etc., so I will post an affiliate link to take you directly to the product on these sites.
If you click on one of the affiliate links, I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase within 24 hours of clicking the link (at no additional or extra cost to you).
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