What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When browsing, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience. You are never required to enter this information. We may also collect your IP address via this website or approved third-party service providers.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you browse our site, subscribe to a newsletter, or enter information on our site.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you sign up for our newsletter, comment on a post, enter a contest, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
• To improve our website in order to better serve you.
• To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site features.
• To send periodic newsletters via email
• To follow up with them after correspondence (email or comment inquiries)
We do not sell, trade or rent users’ PII to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any PII regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or running giveaways. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
How do we protect your information?
We only provide articles and information and we will never require the entry of personal information.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);
(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
Please note that blocking cookies may have a negative impact on the functions of many websites, including our Site. Some features of the Site may cease to be available to you.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Embedded Links and 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.
This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here: www.cafemedia.com/publisher-advertising-privacy-policy
We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
This website uses the following third-party service providers:
Children Online Privacy Protection Act
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with any personal information.
Fair Information Practices
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action should a data breach occur. If there is ever a data breach, a website notification will be posted within 7 days.
CAN SPAM Act
If you choose to receive our newsletter or subscribe to a comment thread, we collect your email address in order to:
• Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
• Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
• Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
• Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
• Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
• Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
• Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at [email protected] or follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Left in Knots
4790 35th Ave S
Fargo, ND 58104
Last Edited on 2018-05-24
Left in Knots is a monetized blog. This means that I (Megan Meyer/Left in Knots) may receive compensation from ads placed on my site, sponsored content, and a small commission from affiliate sales. I will only promote products that I personally think are great and often times, I own them myself. I actively participate in Affiliate Programs for Amazon, Michaels, Joann Fabrics, Lion Brand Yarn, Etsy, Craftsy, Knit Picks, WE ARE KNITTERS, and Darn Good Yarn. If you purchase products from links on my site, I may earn a small commission.
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