Effective date: May 21, 2018
My blog is hosted on the WordPress.com platform. WordPress.com provides me with the online platform that allows me to blog about my crochet adventures. Your data may be stored through WordPress.com’s data storage, databases and the general WordPress.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
Information Collection And Use
While using this blog, you may choose to provide certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Cookies and Usage Data
Please note that I will not share your personal information with third-parties nor will I store information collected about your visit to this blog for use other than for WordPress.com to send my blog posts via email to subscribers and for them to analyse content performance.
WordPress may collect information how the blog is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
They will also collect personal data, such as a username and email address, for users wishing to subscribe to this blog via email and for content commenting on blog posts.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse my blog.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this blog.
If you sign up for my newsletter, which is administered through Mailchimp, some of your information, including your email address, IP address and certain information about the links you click within the emails we send you will be saved on a Mailchimp server. Neither I nor Mailchimp will ever sell your email address or share it with any other party, unless we are legally compelled to do so.
If you contact Mailchimp directly regarding your subscription to our newsletter, Mailchimp may contact you directly; otherwise, Mailchimp will never contact you. Only authorized Mailchimp employees have access to our subscriber list. You are always free to unsubscribe from our newsletter, but as long as you are listed as a subscriber with me I may use Mailchimp to send you information.