Policies

By visiting and using the website, you accept and agree to be bound by this policy. Your continued use of the website after posting of any changes to our Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes and updates. You must not access or use the website if you do not wish to be bound by this Policy.

Image Use Policy

Permission is granted to use the images from this site for any purpose provided that the end user agrees to the following stipulations:

  • You’re welcome and encouraged to link to Blue Star Crochet blog and use an image with a brief description to link back to any post.
  • Please only use original images, do not use graphics/infographics
  • Please do not remove any watermarks, crop, or edit any of my images without first obtaining written permission from me.
  • Images used must be credited to: Blue Star Crochet | www.bluestarcrochet.com
  • In the case of images used on a website or blog, such credit should constitute an HTML link back to the Blue Star Crochet website without the use of  ‘no-follow’.
  • Blue Star Crochet reserves the right to request images they deem are being misused or abused removed with immediate effect.
  • Don’t post images on your social media accounts where an HTML link back to the Blue Star Crochet website is not possible.

For further requests please email veronika@bluestarcrochet.com

Cookie policy
This website will store some information about your preferences on your own computer inside a tiny file called a cookie. A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device.The cookie allows the website to remember your actions or preferences over time.

You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer, and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. However, if you do this, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site, and some services and functionalities may not work.

Most browsers support cookies, but you can set your browser to decline them and can delete them whenever you like.You can find instructions here for how you can do that on various browsers.

This website uses cookies to:
1) Identify you as a returning user and to count your visits in traffic statistics analysis
2) Remember your custom display preferences (such as whether you prefer comments to display all-collapsed or not)
3) Provide other usability features, including tracking whether you’ve already given your consent to cookies

Enabling cookies is not strictly necessary for the website to work but it will provide you with a better browsing experience.

The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and is not used for any purpose other than those described here.

There may also be other types of cookies created after you’ve visited this website. This site uses Google Analytics, a popular web analytics service that uses cookies to help to analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of other website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google undertakes not to associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

For more information please visit Google Analytics privacy policy.

Third Party Advertising
This site has third-party advertising companies serving ads to you when you visit. These companies may store information about your visits here and to other websites in order to provide you with relevant advertisements about goods and services. For example, if they know what ads you are shown while visiting this site, they can be careful not to show you the same ones repeatedly.

These companies may employ cookies and other identifiers to gather information which measures advertising effectiveness. The information is generally not personally identifiable unless, for example, you provide personally identifiable information to them through an ad or an email message.

They do not associate your interaction with unaffiliated sites with your identity in providing you with interest-based ads.

This site does not provide any personal information to advertisers or to third party sites. Advertisers and other third-parties (including the ad networks, ad-serving companies, and other service providers they may use) may assume that users who interact with or click on a personalized ad or content are part of the group that the ad or content is directed towards (for example, readers in the Pacific Northwest who read certain types of articles). Also, some third-party cookies may provide them with information about you (such as the sites where you have been shown ads or demographic information) from offline and online sources that they may use to provide you more relevant and useful advertising.

To learn more about what options you have about limiting the gathering of information by third-party ad networks, you can consult the website of the Network Advertising Initiative.

You can opt out of participating in interest-based advertising networks, but opting out does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the companies from which you opted out will no longer customize ads based on your interests and web usage patterns using cookie-based technology.

Advertising.

This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a Raptive (“Raptive”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and Raptive will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Raptive’s data usage, click here: https://raptive.com/creator-advertising-privacy-statement/ 

Sharing Information
This site does not disclose to outside parties the information collected here, except as follows:

(a) Affiliated Service Providers: This site has agreements with various affiliated service providers to facilitate the functioning of the site. For example, the site may share your credit card information with the credit card service provider to process your purchase. All administrative service providers that this site uses are required to have the same level of privacy protection as this site does, and therefore your information will be handled with the same level of care. Additionally, for example, this site may use analytic or marketing services such as Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Taboola, or RevContent, to which collection you hereby unconditionally consent.

(b) Where required by law: This site may share the collected information where required by law, specifically in response to a demand from government authorities where such demand meets the legal requirements.

(c) Statistical Analysis: This site may share Non-Personal Information and aggregated information with third parties, including but not limited to for advertising or marketing purposes. No Personal Information will be shared in this manner.

(d) Transactions: In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where Personal Information may be disclosed or transferred as a business asset.

How To Opt Out Of Interest-Based Advertising
Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising Services: This website is a member of the Network Advertising Initiative(NAI) and adheres to the NAI Codes of Conduct as described on the NAI website. This website also adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Self-Regulatory Principles. For a description of the DAA Program, please visit the DAA website.

Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising by Third Parties: To find out more about interest-based advertising on the internet and how to opt out of information collection for this purpose by companies that participate in the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance, visit NAI’s opt-out page or DAA’s Consumer Choice Page.

DISCLAIMER

Any and all information provided by Blue Star Crochet (“we,” “us,” “our,” “my,” “me,” or “I”) on bluestarcrochet.com (“Site” or “Website”) is for general informational and educational purposes only.

This Disclaimer, along with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, governs and controls your access to and use of bluestarcrochet.com, including any and all services, content, and functionality offered on or through our Website at bluestarcrochet.com

We provided all the information and content on our Website in good faith. However, we do not make any warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability, or completeness of any information on our Site.

We are not liable to you at any time for any loss or damage you may have experienced or incurred as a result of the use of our Site or reliance on any information provided on our Site. Your access and use of our Site and reliance on any information on the Site is completely at your own risk.

PROFESSIONAL DISCLAIMER

Our Site cannot and does not contain any legal, medical, tax, financial, health, or any other professional advice. All of the information provided on our Site is for general informational and educational purposes ONLY. You should NOT take any information on our Site as a substitute for professional advice. Before taking action based on any such information, we encourage you to consult with the appropriate professionals.

Your access to, use of, and reliance on any information provided on our Site is solely at your own risk.

DISCLAIMER FOR EXTERNAL LINKS

From time to time, our Site may contain links to other external websites and third parties. Moreover, we may have ads and banners on our Website that contain external links in them to third-party websites, products, and companies. We do not check, control, validate, monitor, or investigate such links for accuracy, adequacy, validity, reliability, availability, or completeness. We do not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any information or product offered by third-party websites. If you choose to click on links and be taken to an external website belonging to a third party, then you and only you are responsible and liable for your actions should you suffer or incur any harm or loss.

WE MAKE NO GUARANTEES

You acknowledge and agree that our Company and Website have not made any guarantees about the results of taking any action. Regardless of whether a product or service is recommended, we absolutely do not make any guarantees as to the results. You understand and agree that what works for one person might not work for another person. Moreover, results are dependent on many different factors, and we cannot make any guarantees. Whether you will succeed or fail is ultimately dependent on your own efforts, your particular situation, and numerous other circumstances that are beyond our control.

AFFILIATES DISCLAIMER

Our Website may contain links to affiliate websites. When and if you click on an affiliate link and make a purchase through that link, we will receive commission for any purchases made by you on the affiliate website using such links. Purchases you make through our affiliate links are at no additional cost to you. This means you will pay the same price for the purchase as everyone else.

Whenever we include an affiliate link on a page or post, we will let you know in advance so that you are aware that if you choose to click on the link and make a purchase, then we will receive a commission from that purchase.

TESTIMONIAL DISCLAIMER

Our Site may contain testimonials by actual users of our products and/or services. These testimonials reflect the actual user’s true and own opinions and experiences. We do not pay or manipulate these testimonials. They appear on our Website verbatim as given to us by the users, except for the correction of grammar or typing errors.

However, you agree and understand that the experiences are personal to those particular users, and these experiences may not be representative of everyone’s experience with that product and/or service. Your individual results may vary.

CONTACT US

We welcome you to contact us if you have any questions, concerns, or comments regarding the terms in this agreement.

Please send an email to the site owner Veronika Cromwell by emailing veronika@bluestarcrochet.com

POLICY UPDATES 

This policy is effective as of March 19, 2024 and will be updated and modified as needed. You are responsible for visiting this page periodically to check for future updates to this policy. Any modifications to this privacy policy will be effective upon our publishing of the new terms, and your continued use of our website after the posting of any updates constitutes your acceptance of our modified privacy policy.

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