Privacy Policy

This policy was last updated May 24, 2018

Your privacy is important to Sugarplum Patchwork. The policy below outlines how your personal information is collected and how it is used when you use this website.

You agree to the terms of this policy when you use this website. This policy may change from time to time. If any changes are made you will be notified by me revising the date at the top of this policy.

About Sugarplum Patchwork Studio
Founded in 2008 and based in the United States, Sugarplum Patchwork Studio is an independently operated blog run by Laney McDonald. This website publishes art and craft projects that I make, inspiration, tips and tutorials. and occasional book or product reviews. All information is written by me, is my own opinion and is provided for entertainment purposes only.

How Information is Collected
Here is how your information is collected by Sugarplum Patchwork.

  • If you leave a comment on the blog
  • through website cookies and log files
  • through Google Analytics

Blog Comments
Love something you read on my blog? Want to tell me or ask a question? Then leaving a comment is a great way to do that! I personally love hearing your feedback. If you choose to leave a comment on a blog post, please be aware that the comment is then public and visible to anyone that reads the comment section. Your email address is never shared or disclosed by me, but your name and comment will be visible to others. The comment section gives you the option to leave a comment anonymously if you prefer. You can read about Google's privacy Policy here and here.

It is highly recommended that you avoid leaving detailed personal information in your comments.

I retain the right to remove comments deemed as inappropriate, threatening, profane or spammy without notice. I may close comments on a post at any time at my discretion.

Cookies
Cookies store user information into a log. I use the following cookies on Sugarplum Patchwork:


Google Analytics
Sugarplum Patchwork uses Google Analytics to track website performance and user behavior.
It provides information on page views, referral sources and other valuable information that helps me adapt the content I write for this website. Google Analytics does capture anonymous data about  location, age, gender, and interests, but I have no way to connect that information and specifically identify you. Google Analytics may also capture your IP address as you make your way around this website. User and event data is retained for 26 months and then is automatically deleted. You can read more about that from Google here. And here is information on how Google Analytics uses data.

Social Media Privacy
Sugarplum Patchwork use various social media platforms. Sugarplum Patchwork is not responsible for what you post on my social media channels.

Parental Consent
If you are under 16 years old, you must first have parental permission before using our website or entering personal information.

Final Notes on This Privacy Policy
You have the right to access your personal data and know how it is being processed. Hopefully the policy above adequately explains how your data is used.

Personal data will not be transferred unless I am legally obligated to do so. If you would like your information to be removed from our systems please contact me at sugarplumpatchwork@gmail.com
You can request to be removed at any time.

Sugarplum Patchwork contains links to other websites. As such, Sugarplum Patchwork is not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites or the third party applications it uses.

If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please feel free to contact me at sugarplumpatchwork@gmail.com