PRIVACY POLICY

Hello Yellow Yarn operates the helloyellowyarn.com website, which provides information related to designer MJ Carlos (“Hello Yellow Yarn”).

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to follow helloyellowyarn.com website, participate in giveaways or contests held by Hello Yellow Yarn, post comments or use the contact form on helloyellowyarn.com.

If you choose to follow helloyellowyarn.com website, participate in giveaways or contests held by Hello Yellow Yarn, post comments or use the contact form on helloyellowyarn.com, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing information and giving updates to Hello Yellow Yarn’s website followers and giveaway/contest entrants. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.


Information Collection and Use

To enable the delivery of our services to you, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including your name and email address.

We will only use the information we collect from you when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we use your information to:

– Process and manage your use of our website;
– Respond to your questions, comments and requests;
– Improve our services and website through analysis of information.


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.


Contact Form

The contact form submission data — IP address, user agent, name, email address, website, and message — is submitted to the Akismet service (also owned by Automattic) for the sole purpose of spam checking. The actual submission data is stored in the database of the site on which it was submitted and is emailed directly to the owner of the form (i.e. the site author who published the page on which the contact form resides). This email will include the submitter’s IP address, timestamp, name, email address, website, and message.

We do not use the information submitted for marketing purposes. We will only use the information to respond to your questions, comments or requests.


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.


Links to Other Sites

Our website may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.


Log Data

We want to inform you that whenever you visit helloyellowyarn.com, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.


Ads

Data Used: The following information (made available from the visitor’s browser) is collected and sent to Automattic’s Demand Partners: IP address, geographical data (derived from the IP address), user agent, operating system, device type, unique user ID (randomly generated identifier), current URL, and IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) interest category. Log data (IP address, geographical data, user agent, operating system, device type) is stored for 30 days. The unique user ID is stored in cookies and is retained for 1 year.

Activity Tracked: Ad impressions, video-related events (i.e. pause, mute, 100% plays, etc.) or errors, and ad click events. Various cookies are used for the following purposes: delivering targeted advertisements to specific visitors, storing user identifiers, and collecting anonymous ad platform stats.


Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used as anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses these “cookies” to collect information and to improve our services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

With respect to advertising servers, we do not partner with or have any special relationships with any such companies at this time.


Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

– To facilitate the running of our business;
– To send information out on our behalf;
– To perform business-related services; or
– To assist us in analyzing how our website is used.

We want to inform our visitors that these third parties may be granted access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.


Security

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.


Source: Akismet:
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at helloyellowyarn(at)gmail.com.

Policy updated 28th April 2020.