At Cost Crochet ( we value our visitors and as such their privacy is extremely important to us.   This Policy will outline the personal information that is collected here and how it is used.   This Privacy Policy will be updated regularly, therefore please check back from time to time to review it.


Any data collected at Cosy Crochet is not shared with any third parties except for the purposes of analytics (from google) which is used to analyse and improve your user experience through the use of cookies.   These cookies are kept active for a limited period of time before they are deleted (26 months).


Cookies are used to store information about visitor preferences and information on page visits and user views which are used to improve the blog experiences.   In addition cookies are used by certain affiliate programs to provide advertising on the website, these include; google ads and affiliate programs with Rakuten & Love Crochet where cookies are active for 30 days before they expire.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

In regard to third party content found on this website (including advertising and emdedded content (e.g. youtube), Cosy Crochet has no access or control over these cookies. You should review the respective privacy policies on any and all third-party ad servers for more information regarding their practices and how to opt-out.   You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.


If you leave a comment on this blog (using the comments form) the data collected is as shown on the comments form, in addition your IP address and browser information are collected to help with spam detection.

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.  If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.


If you chose to subscribe to the blog post update service, we will collect your name and email address supplied.   This data will only be used to update you of new blog posts and will not be passed on to any third parties.   You can, at any time, unsubscribe using the link delivered in each email update.


We do not collect data for children under the age of 13.

If you choose to follow me via social media, place an order on Etsy or subscribe to my blog then your data will be stored via a third party agent.   Although I have access to this data I do not download or store it myself.   In addition the data I have access to will only be used, e.g. on Etsy to fulfill your order.   I will not transfer that data to use for any other purpose.

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you require any more information or have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please feel free to contact me via email.

Last Updated: May 2018

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