Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://free-crochet-patterns.com.

Wat personal data is processed?

Free-Crochet-Patterns can process personal data about you, because you use the services of Free-Crochet-Patterns. When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the response form and also the browser user agent string to help detect spam. Free-Crochet-Patterns is also active on various social media. Free-Crochet-Patterns can process the following personal data:
– Your first and last name
– Your email address
– Your website address
– Your location data
– Information about your activities on this website
– Internet browser and device type
– Data about your surfing behavior across various websites (eg because this company is part of an advertising network)

Why Free-Crochet-Patterns needs data?

Free-Crochet-Patterns processes your personal data in order to contact you if you request it, and / or to be able to approach you in writing (by e-mail and / or by post). Free-Crochet-Patterns also uses your data for sending the weekly Free-Crochet-Patterns newsletter with Mailpoet.
Free-Crochet-Patterns analyzes your behavior on the website in order to improve the website and tailor the range of services to your preferences.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Automated decision making

Free-crochet-patterns.com makes decisions based on automated processing on matters that can have (significant) consequences for people. This concerns decisions that are taken by computer programs or systems, without involving a person (for example an employee of free-crochet-patterns.com). Free-Crochet-Patterns.com uses the following computer programs or systems: Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Mailpoet, WordPress, Cloudflare.

How long does Free-Crochet-Patterns store data?

Free-Crochet-Patterns does not store your personal data longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the goals for which your data is collected.

Does Free-Crochet-Patterns share data with others?

Free-Crochet-Patterns will only provide your personal data to third parties if this is necessary for the execution of an agreement with you, or to comply with a legal obligation. Responses from visitors can be guided through an automated spam detection service.

Data analyzing website visits

General visitor data is kept on the Free-Crochet-Patterns website.
including the time of retrieval and data that your browser sends. This data is used for analyzes of visitor and click behavior on the website. Free-Crochet-Patterns uses this information to improve the functioning of the website. This data is anonymised as much as possible and is not provided to third parties.

Social Media

We would like to make it as easy as possible to share the content of our website via social media. This can be done through a number of social media buttons.
We have placed the buttons of the following social media channels. Read the privacy statements of the respective social media channels to know how they deal with privacy.

Gmail

We use the services of Gmail for our regular e-mail traffic. This party has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to prevent misuse, loss and corruption of your and our data as much as possible. Gmail does not have access to our mailbox and we keep all our email traffic confidential.

Google Analytics

Free-Crochet-Patterns.com uses Google Analytics to track how users use the use the website and how effective the Adwords Free-Crochet-Patterns ads on Google search result pages are.
The information thus obtained, including the address, is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Read Google’s privacy policy for more information. If you want to know more about how Google uses your data, read more here.
Google uses this information to track how this website is used, to provide reports on the Website to Free-Crochet-Patterns.com and to provide its advertisers with information about the effectiveness of their campaigns. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or insofar as these third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Free-Crochet-Patterns does not affect this.

Free-Crochet-Patterns has not given Google permission to use Analytics information obtained through Free-Crochet-Patterns for other Google services.

Personalized Ads

Free-Crochet-Patterns.com displays personalized ads from Adsense Google. More information about the use of personalized advertisements can be found here. Please note that we have no influence on which adds are shown on this blog. The adds you see are based on your browsing history, cookies and browser settings.

Cookie Policy

Free-Crochet-Patterns.com uses three types of cookies
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your device by the website you visit. The next time you visit that same website, these cookies ensure that your device is recognised. By using cookies and similar technologies such as pixel tags / beacons, and scripts (‘cookies’), the website can store information about visits and visitors. We place some of the cookies on the websites ourselves, whereas others are placed by third parties. Third-party cookies may also collect data outside of our websites. Cookies can be used to personalise the visit to a website. There are different types of cookies, which are used for the following purposes:

  • Functional cookies – These are cookies that allow users to view free-crochet-patterns.com, use the features on the websites, and access secure areas of the sites. The information collected through these cookies is not used for marketing purposes
  • Analytical cookies – These cookies help free-crochet-patterns.com improve its website. These cookies collect information about how visitors use free-crochet-patterns.com, including information about the most visited pages or the number of error messages displayed. WebAnalytics cookies are an example of this type of cookie.
  • Marketing and other cookies – Marketing cookies on free-crochet-patterns.com are usually placed by advertising networks. These networks are companies that act as intermediaries between free-crochet-patterns.com and advertisers. These cookies are used to:
  • show relevant, personalised advertisements or offers via all types of media (such as email, social media, and banners) based on your visit to and click behaviour on free-crochet-patterns.com;
  • limit the number of times each ad is shown;
  • measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign;
  • create a link with social media, so that you will be recognised if you want to use social media via free-crochet-patterns.com.

Browser setting
If you do not want websites to place cookies on your computer at all, you can adjust your browser settings so that you receive a warning before cookies are placed. You can also adjust your settings in such a way that your browser will refuse third party or all cookies. In addition, you can also delete cookies that have already been placed. Please note that you have to adjust the settings individually for each browser and computer you use.
Always remember that refusing cookies does not mean that you will no longer see advertisements. Advertisements will simply no longer be tailored to your interests, and you will see the same ads more frequently.
How to adjust your settings differs per browser. If necessary, consult the help function of your browser, or click on one of the icons below to go directly to your browser’s manual.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Linked Websites

Automatic links to other websites may be provided at various places throughout the website. These other websites may relate to a specific aspects of this website. However, this does not necessarily mean that our company is affiliated with these other websites or their owners. While we endeavour to refer you to websites of interest to you, neither our company, nor our affiliated companies, nor any of their offices, employees or representatives are in any way responsible or liable for those other websites or information contained therein that is not controlled or endorsed by our company or affiliated companies.

If you find yourself accessing another website at any time, you can return to this website by clicking the ‘backwards’ arrow or by entering our company’s domain address.

Changes

The way we process personal data, and the composition or quantity of data that we process, may change. That is why we reserve the right to amend this Privacy Statement. The most recent version can always be found at https://free-crochet-patterns.com/privacy-policy/ It is advisable to visit this website regularly to keep abreast of changes.

See, Customize, or Removal data

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. You can send a request for access, correction or deletion to [email protected]
Free-Crochet-Patterns.com will respond to your request as quickly as possible, but within four weeks.

Security

Free-Crochet-Patterns.com takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. The Free-Crochet-Patterns.com website uses a reliable SSL Certificate to ensure that your personal data does not fall into the wrong hands.
If you have the impression that your data is not secure or that there are indications of misuse, or if you would like more information about the security of personal data collected by Free-Crochet-Patterns.com, please contact Free-Crochet-Patterns.com via [email protected]

www.free-crochet-patterns.com is a website of Free-Crochet-Patterns and can be reached as follows:
E-mail address: [email protected]