Information we collect
We might collect personal information like your name and e-mail address from messages sent to us by you. If you make any purchases through this Website we collect data necessary to process your order and what is required by law to satisfy the tax department.
If you are provided with a user account, we collect username, password, contact details and any other data you might volunteer to provide.
Since all payments to us are made through PayPal, we do not collect or store any credit card or bank details on our server. Payment processing data is only kept as long as it is necessary to finalize the transaction.
How are we using your data
Information given to us by email, such as your name, email address and message content may be kept on our server, if it is necessary for business relations or we are in need of proof. General information or simple requests are usually deleted after being replied to.
You might give us information to images on this Website. Such information might be published with the image only after we have received your consent. However, publishing such content, even having your consent, is at the sole discretion of the Website Administrator.
If you are provided with a user account, username, password, and your name are necessary to grant access to your account. Your e-mail address is needed in case we have to get in contact with you cause of content you uploaded or you didn’t use your account for a long time. We also log IP-addresses for security reasons.
The above data is kept confidential and encrypted on our server and will never be shared with any third party unless required by law.
Profile data which you can volunteer to provide within a user account will be visible to other logged in users.
Your Access and Control over Information
You can access and updated information you provided for a user account any time at your discretion. Should you opt to delete your user account all your personal data will be deleted from our server.
If you have at any point in time subscribed to receive a news letter or any other regular message a link on such messages is provided to unsubscribe from any mailing lists managed by Photo and Crochet.
Further information on your personal data stored on our server can and will be only revealed to you if you have a user account with Photo and Crochet and we are able to confirm your identity. Such request has to be done through the internal messaging system of Photo and Crochet to the site administrator.
Photo and Crochet is taking your privacy serious. All personal data which we keep for above mentioned reasons are stored in encrypted form. All transmissions are made in encrypted form which can be verified by looking at a closed lock icon on your browser, or looking for the “https” at the beginning of the address of the webpage.
To use certain features of this Website, a user must first complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give information such as name and email address. This information is required to contact you for account administration purposes.
At your option you can provide profile data like gender, age, interests etc. about yourself. This information is optional. However, your optional profile information along with your username is visible to other logged in website users.
Since we are currently only using PayPal as payment gateway, Photo and Crochet will not ask for any credit card or bank details. Sensitive transaction data between the payment gateway and our server will be stored only until completion of your purchase.
We use “cookies” on this Website. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a visitor’s hard drive to help us to improve your access to this Website and to identify repeat visitors to our Website. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to login a password more than once during a session. Usage of a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
This Website may contain links from users which Photo and Crochet does not have direct control of. Please be aware that Photo and Crochet is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.