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The Artful Crafter Privacy Policy

The Artful Crafter website does not collect any personally identifiable information about its visitors, except as outlined below.

When you visit this site, a small piece of computer code, called a "cookie" is added to a cookie file that is part of your web browser. This cookie contains no personally identifiable information about you. The cookie allows us to collect statistical data, such as pages visited, that allow us to enhance the site for our visitors. Other than that, this data is not shared, sold or made public in any way.

Additionally some advertisers to this site are able to place cookies on your browser in order to track your use of this site.

Cookies are identifiers that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser.

The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page.

For example, if you personalize the sites pages, or register with any of our site's services, a cookie enables (website/company name) to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your Web browser; however, if you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the site.

A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic.

They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.

We may serve third party advertisements that use cookies and web beacons in the course of ads being served on our web site to ascertain how many times you've seen an advertisement.

No personally identifiable information you give us is provided to them for cookie or web beacon use, so they cannot personally identify you with that information on our web site.

Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, should you so choose.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Additionally some advertisers, most notably Google, use interest-based advertising. This means that your past search habits will be studied in order to bring more relevant results to you. For example, if you do a lot of searches for the term "sports" you will be catergorized as a "sports enthusiast" and will be presented ads related to your interest. If you need further information about this program, contact Google directly. There are several ways you can avoid such catergorizations including using other search engines.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

If an order is placed for patterns sold directly by The Artful Crafter, the information you supply is used solely for the purpose of fulfilling your order. Your name is not kept and is not sold, shared or used for any other purpose.

If you click on a product link, a merchant link or a partner link you will be taken to third party websites. These websites will also add a cookie to your browser for statistical purposes and, for merchants' sites, to aid you in making purchases. Each such third party site has its own privacy policy which can be obtained on that site.

If you subscribe to The Artful Crafter Digest, your name is only used to send that publication to you. Subscribers' names and email addresses are not sold, shared or otherwise made public.

If you send a question to us through e-mail or the contact form contained on the site, your personal information will be used to send a reply to you. If the reply is posted on the site, all personal information other than your first name will be removed. The names of people contacting us are kept confidential and are not shared with anyone else.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please click the "contact" button on the bottom of the page.

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