Privacy Policy

At Knitting Knowledge, accessible from https://knittingknowledge.com, we are committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy describes the types of information that is collected and recorded when you visit Knitting Knowledge, how we use it, and how you can contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies to our online activities only. It is valid for visitors to our website, and is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms. You may contact us at any time to:

  • See what information we have about you, if any.
  • Ask us to remove any data we have about you.
  • Share your concerns about our use of your data.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights to, please do not hesitate to contact us at hello@knittingknowledge.com.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

This site may use embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, information etc.) from other sites. This content acts the same way as if you had visited the other website(s). Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these other sites.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

The legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the type of information collected and the specific context in which it is collected. These contexts include:

  • Knitting Knowledge needs to perform a contract with you.
  • You have given Knitting Knowledge permission to collect your data.
  • Processing your personal data is in the legitimate interests of Knitting Knowledge.
  • Knitting Knowledge needs to comply with the law.

Knitting Knowledge will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us by emailing hello@knittingknowledge.com.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

Log Files

Like most websites, Knitting Knowledge follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this, and it is a standard part of hosting services’ analytics.

The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Our Advertising Partners

Some advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of these advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy that details how they handle user data.

Knitting Knowledge’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we advise you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

For easier access, you may consult the list below to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Knitting Knowledge.

Third-Party Advertisers

Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons in third-party advertisements and links that may appear on Knitting Knowledge. When these are sent directly to your browsers, they may receive your IP address. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Knitting Knowledge has no access to or control over the cookies or technologies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Children’s Information

Knitting Knowledge does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you believe this kind of information exists on our website, we encourage you to contact us immediately and we will promptly remove such information from our records.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that are stored in your web browser that allow websites or third parties to recognize you. Cookies can be used to collect, store and share bits of information about your activities across websites, including on Knitting Knowledge.

Like any other website, Knitting Knowledge uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Cookies may be used for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions
  • To provide analytics
  • To store your preferences
  • To enable ad delivery and behavioral advertising

Knitting Knowledge may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie is used to identify a single visit to Knitting Knowledge. These cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser after using our Website. A persistent cookie will remain on your device for a set period of time specified in the cookie. We use these cookies if we need to identify you over a longer period of time.

Third Party Cookies

Third party companies like analytics companies and ad networks generally use cookies to collect user information on an anonymous basis. They may use that information to build a profile of your activities and the websites that you’ve visited.

Knitting Knowledge uses Google Analytics and Google Search Console. We use these tools to learn about site traffic, and improve the products and services we offer to you.

Knitting Knowledge is also a participant in Google AdSense. When visiting this website, Google and third party networks may use advertising cookies to serve personalized ads.

Google DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google is one of the third-party vendors present on this website. It also uses cookies, known as DART cookies, to serve ads to visitors based upon their visit to Knitting Knowledge and other sites on the internet. Visitors may choose to decline the use of DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network Privacy Policy at the following URL: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads.

Affiliate Links

When you visit some of the links on Knitting Knowledge, it’s possible that you’ll do so via an affiliate link. When you click on these links a cookie is set and, if you choose to purchase a product, the website is able to identify that you have come from Knitting Knowledge and we may earn a commission as a result. These commissions allow us to continue providing a free service to you. You can read more about how we make money in our financial disclosure.

Opting Out

If you don’t like the idea of cookies, you can choose to disable cookies through your browser. For more detailed information about cookie management on specific web browsers, consult your browsers’ website.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

You can choose to opt out of third party advertising by visiting Google’s Ads Settings or at AboutAds. You can also learn more about cookies by visiting the following third party websites: