Privacy Policy

Yarn Culture Privacy PolicyLast Update: September 17, 2013

Yarn Culture, LLC (“Yarn Culture,” “We,” “Our,” or “Us”) has created this Privacy Policy in order to inform you (“You” or “Your”) as a visitor to websites on the World Wide Web that are owned and operated by Yarn Culture (collectively, the “Website”). This Privacy Policy also serves to inform You about the circumstances under which Yarn Culture will release information about You to third parties. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time, so We strongly encourage You to check back periodically to review it. By using or accessing the Website, products or services offered by Yarn Culture, or by registering as a member of the Yarn Culture Website, You acknowledge that You understand, agree to, and accept all of the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy without limitation, modification, or qualification.

Yarn Culture knows that You value Your privacy and Yarn Culture is committed to protecting it. As you use the Yarn Culture Website, products and services, Yarn Culture wants You to be clear on the ways that We use and collect information related to Your personal privacy.

This Privacy Policy outlines the policies and procedures that Yarn Culture has implemented which are designed to protect Your personal information when visiting the Yarn Culture Website. This includes detailing what information We collect and why We collect it, how We use that information, and how We protect Your information. “Personal information,” as used in this Privacy Policy, means information about you that is personally identifiable and that is not otherwise publicly available, such as Your name, address, email address, or phone number. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of separate companies whose products We sell or with whom We are affiliated.

Information We Collect

Yarn Culture collects personal information when you purchase products from Yarn Culture or when you register as a member of Our site.

Traffic Data

Through Your use of Our Website, services, products, or registration as a member, We may receive technical statistical information about visitors to the Website that is automatically sent by Your web browser. This may include: (1) Your internet protocol address; (2) Your domain servers; (3) Your type of computer; (4) Your type of browser (both name and version); (5) the pages on the Website that You viewed; (6) the names of Your operating systems; and (7) the date and time of Your visits (collectively, “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data collected by Yarn Culture is not intended to include Personal information.

Cookies or Similar Technologies

Through Your use of Our Website, services, products, or Your registration as a member, We may use “cookies” or similar technologies which are stored by Your browser on Your computer’s hard drives. In addition to Traffic Data information, through these technologies We automatically may receive other information and records on Our server log, which may include location information. The information collected from Yarn Culture cookie or similar technologies is not intended to transmit or collect any Personal information.

Registration as a Member on the Website

We may offer You the ability to register as a member on Our Website. Your Registration as a member on Our Website is voluntary, although registration may be necessary to take advantage of all of the features and functionality of Our Website. When You register as a member through Your use of the Website, We collect the Personal information you provide to Us, which may include Your name, address, e-mail address, and/or mailing address.

Purchases of Goods or Services Through the Website

When you make a purchase or return of Yarn Culture goods and services through the Website, We collect Personal information for purposes of receiving Your payment and shipment to Your location, which may include Your name, address, mailing address, e-mail address, billing address, telephone number, and/or credit or other payment card information.

Third Party Websites

We may promote goods and services of third party suppliers, affiliates, and vendors through Our Websites and may link to third party websites or services through Our Website. We cannot control and are not responsible for information collection practices of third parties outside of Our Website. We strongly encourage You to understand their privacy and information collection practices before visiting or providing any information to a third party website.

How We Use Information We Collect

We use the information that We collect to provide prompt and helpful customer service, to improve Our products and services, to improve the user experience on Our Website, to maintain the efficiency and accuracy of Our services, and to provide ongoing protection to Our users. Additionally, We may use this information to offer You content that We think you’ll want to see and to suggest products which We think may be of interest to You. We limit the internal access to your personal information to the employees, who We believe, within reason, rely on the information as needed to perform the tasks assigned to them on Our behalf. The information You give us when You make a purchase is used for Our purchase records, customer service and customer communications, and to analyze trends and patterns to further improve Our services.

Additionally, if You provide your e-mail information to Us, You are also eligible to receive promotional messages and newsletters from Yarn Culture. If you receive e-mail such newsletters or messages from Us but do not wish to receive them, follow the opt-out/unsubscribe information on the newsletter or message; please note that if You have registered as a member, unsubscribing or opting out of these communications will not affect Your member registration with Us without further action by You.

Any explicitly-provided information from You is used only byYarn Culture and is not sold, shared, or rented to any advertisers, merchants,or third parties without Your prior consent, unless We believe in good faiththat such disclosure is reasonably necessary or appropriate: (1) to comply witha court order or other legal process; (2) in connection with any legalproceeding or prospective legal proceeding; (3) in order to establish, exerciseprotect or enforce the rights of Yarn Culture or others (including, withoutlimitation, for purposes of fraud prevention); (4) to protect against imminentharm to the property or safety of Yarn Culture, Our customers, or the public.

California Civil Code Section 1789.3 permits users who are California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure of Personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not provide Personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes without Your prior consent except as stated in the preceding paragraph. If you have a request based on California Civil Code Section 1789.3 or other relevant law, rule, or regulation applicable to your State or nation of residence, please contact us at the information found at the “Contact Us” heading in this Privacy Policy prior to commencing Your use of the Website, Our products, Our services, or registering as a member.

How We Protect Your Privacy

We employ reasonable and current technical and organizational security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information We collect. Information we collect is stored in accordance with Our policies designed to keep a secure environment. The information You give Us when you make a purchase or return are encrypted by industry-standard SSL encryption to protect the transmission of Your information during the purchase process, including the account management and check out process. Despite Our commitment to protecting the privacy of information collected, no data transmission over the World Wide Web can be guaranteed to be entirely secure. As a result, We cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to Us and You do so at Your own risk. We reserve the right to delete or otherwise dispose of any information We collect in accordance with Our policies and practices at Our sole discretion.

We do not knowingly collect any information from children. If You are under 13 years of age (or, if greater, the minimum age as provided by applicable law where you reside), You may not use this Website, Our services, Our products, or register as a member.

Amendments

We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to change, modify, add to, or delete portions of this Privacy Policy by posting such change to the Privacy Policy to the Website. Any such change will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. It is Your responsibility to regularly check the Website to determine if there have been changes made to this Privacy Policy and to review such changes. If We make any changes to this Privacy Policy, We will indicate at the top of this Privacy Policy the date it was last revised. Your continued use of the Website, Our products, or Our services after any such changes constitutes Your acceptance of the Privacy Policy, as amended. If You do not agree to and accept, without any limitation, modification, or qualification, all of the terms of conditions of the Privacy Policy version then in effect (current or future), You must not continue to use or access the Website, or Our services, or Our products.

Canceling Your Registration as a Member

If You register as a member and wish to cancel Your registration, you may do so by contacting us at  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Unsubscribing or opting-out of our e-mails or newsletters does not cancel Your membership registration without this further action.

Contact Us

If You have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact Us at  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).