At HappyBerry Crochet, we value our community. You trust us with your information, and we’re serious about that responsibility. We believe in transparency, and we’re committed to being upfront about our privacy practices, including how we treat personal information we collect or receive. We know you care about your privacy, too, so we provide settings that allow you to control how certain information is used on HappyBerry Crochet. This policy explains our privacy practices for HappyBerry Crochet and services provided by HappyBerry Crochet.
Current version published: 10th January 2016
Information Collected or Received
HappyBerry Crochet will not sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy.
As an HappyBerry Crochet member you are required to provide a valid email address and full name at registration.
HappyBerry Crochet automatically receives and records some information from your browser when you visit the site, such as your IP address, cookies and data about which pages you visit on the site through the use of log files provided by our third-party tracking-utility partners. This information helps us analyze and understand how the site works for members and visitors.
HappyBerry Crochet uses the information described in this policy to provide and improve our services and products, for identification and authentication purposes, to contact members or interested parties, and for general research and aggregate reporting.
Choice & Control
We know members of our community value having control over their own information, and therefore HappyBerry Crochet gives you the choice of providing, editing or removing certain information, as well as choice over how we contact you.
You may change or correct your HappyBerry Crochet account information at any time. You may remove certain optional information you no longer wish to be publicly visible, such as your full name.
For various reasons, HappyBerry Crochet may contact you about our services or your activity. Some of these messages are required, service-related messages for members. Other messages are not required, and you can control which optional messages you choose to receive by changing your settings in your account. Learn more in the Messages from HappyBerry Crochet section of this policy.
If you no longer wish to use HappyBerry Crochet's services or receive service-related messages, then you may close your account.
Messages from HappyBerry Crochet
On occasion, HappyBerry Crochet will send you messages. The default, required form of communication is email.
Some messages from HappyBerry Crochet are service-related and required for members. Examples of service-related messages include, but are not limited to: a welcome/confirmation email when you register your account, notification of an order, or correspondence with HappyBerry Crochet's support team. These messages are not promotional in nature. You may not opt-out of receiving service-related messages from HappyBerry Crochet, unless you close your account.
As a member, HappyBerry Crochet may also send you messages related to certain features on the site, your activity, newsletters, news or updates about changes to our site or services. You must opt-in or subscribe to begin receiving newsletters. Members may subscribe or unsubscribe from optional newsletters under your account settings or by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails. These emails are typically sent out once a month or on special seasonal occasions.
Information Sharing & Disclosure
We want to respect your privacy. HappyBerry Crochet will NOT sell or disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your explicit consent, except as specified in this policy.
HappyBerry Crochet limits access to your personal information to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We can only speak for ourselves; this policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that HappyBerry Crochet does not own or control, or individuals that HappyBerry Crochet does not employ or manage. If you provide your information to others on HappyBerry Crochet or throughout the Internet, different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of the information you provide to them. HappyBerry Crochet does not control the privacy policies of third parties, and you are subject to the privacy policies of those third parties where applicable. HappyBerry Crochet is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the HappyBerry Crochet website. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.
Cookies & Tracking Technologies
A cookie is a small data file sent from a web site to your browser that is stored on your computer's hard drive. HappyBerry Crochet uses our own cookies for a number of purposes, including to access your information when you sign in; keep track of preferences you specify; display the most appropriate content based on your interests and activity on HappyBerry Crochet; estimate and report HappyBerry Crochet's total audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve our content and services.
HappyBerry Crochet may partner with third-party services who may set cookies to provide features such as analytics. These cookies allow a partner to recognize your computer each time you visit HappyBerry Crochet, but do not allow access to personally identifiable information from HappyBerry Crochet. HappyBerry Crochet does not have access or control over these third-party cookies, and they are not covered by our privacy statement. You can configure your browser's settings to reflect your preference to accept or reject cookies. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to take full advantage of HappyBerry Crochet's services.
The security of your personal information is important to us. Your HappyBerry Crochet account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access of your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure by signing out after using our services. HappyBerry Crochet does not hold any sensitive information (such as credit card numbers). HappyBerry Crochet follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once HappyBerry Crochet receives it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
HappyBerry Crochet will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you no longer want HappyBerry Crochet to use your information to provide you services, you may close your account. HappyBerry Crochet will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
HappyBerry Crochet reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it periodically. We’ll communicate changes by posting a notice on the site. If we make material changes to this policy you will be notified here, by email, or other places HappyBerry Crochet deems appropriate.
Contact HappyBerry Crochet
If you have questions or suggestions you can contact HappyBerry Crochet's support team via our 'Contact Us' page.