Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is effective as of 2023-03-19.

I reserve the right to make changes to the policy, and I will inform visitors about changes to the policy through the website https://stitchsamplers.com.

Who we are

The website address is https://stitchsamplers.com.

Access logs

When you visit the website, your IP address, page URL, time of visit, user agent (browser and operating system), and the referring URL is saved to our web hosts access log for security purposes. This access log is deleted once every 24 hours.

Comments

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.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

The website uses a cookie to save your cookie settings so that you do not need to see the cookie information on every visit. This cookie is saved for 30 days.

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Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to track which content is most popular to help me improve the website.
Google Analytics sets two cookies in your browser. The cookies are stored for 26 months. You can opt out of Google Analytics by installing Google’s opt-out browser add-on.

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  • _gid*

Comments

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.

Login

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

  • wordpress_logged_in*: Checks whether or not the current visitor is a logged-in WordPress.com user.
  • wp_lang: Stores your language settings.
  • wordpress_sec_*: Provides protection against hackers.
  • wp-Settings-*: Stores other user preferences.
  • wordpress_test_cookie: Checks if cookies are enabled.

Store

The website uses cookies to personalize the store, for example, to keep items in your cart, to process purchases, and to calculate taxes.

  • __stripe_mid: For processing payment and to aid in fraud detection.
  • __stripe_sid: For processing payment and to aid in fraud detection.
  • woocommerce*: For personalizing your store.
  • tk_ai: Anonymous ID for logged-in users for plugin analytics.

To learn more about WooCommerce cookies, please visit https://woocommerce.com/document/woocommerce-cookies/

To learn more about cookies placed by Automattic products, please visit https://automattic.com/cookies/

JetPack

  • tk_ai: Anonymous ID for logged-in users for plugin analytics.

To learn more about JetPack cookies, please visit https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/

Data that we collect

For users that register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile.

All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

For users that leave comments on our website, we collect and store the comment and the comment metadata.

From customers who purchase a product through our store, we collect the personal information provided by the customer, which is required in order to complete the purchase.

We collect the email address so that we can send login and password information, purchase information, receipt, and the digital file that was purchased.

We also collect and store information about the purchase so that we can offer customers to download their products via their account page.

  • Name
  • Country
  • Address, including Street, postal code, and region.
  • Phone number
  • Email address

Who do we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Customer data required to process purchases are shared with the third-party payment services Paypal or Stripe.

Personal information may also be shared with law enforcement upon request.

How long we retain your data

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.

In accordance with Swedish law, we are obliged to keep information that is required to process purchases, for administrative and legal purposes, for a minimum of seven years.

Where your data is stored

Your data is stored in Sweden, EU.

Data transfers

Our payment service providers may store and transfer data required to process payments to their country of origin, including USA.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or 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 have the right to edit and make changes to your data.

To edit your data, please log in to your account and select the user profile page.

If you are unsure of how to use the profile settings to request an export of your personal data, make changes, or to request deletion, you can use the form below or email carolina@stitchsamplers.com.

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.

Select your request:


Embedded content from other 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Contact

If you have any privacy concerns, please contact

Carolina Nymark
carolina@stitchsamplers.com

You have the right to complain about incorrect processing of your personal data. Please see https://www.imy.se/en/individuals/forms-and-e-services/file-a-gdpr-complaint/