Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Silverwheel Creativity Unleashed is a private craft related blog that I write using my internet nickname Silverweel. My aim is to connect with like minded people and share my passion for crafting with you. Connecting with others however also means that we share some data so that we can actually get in contact in this digital world. The protection of this data is paramount for me. This privacy policy explains what data is collected when you engage with me and my blog and for what – and what not – this data is used. Any private data stored on this blog is treated as strictly confidential. All information is stored securely and is accessed by authorized people only. This blog is fully hosted by WordPress, so the data is stored solely on WordPress servers. To make certain that your data is also secure there, WordPress itself has set up processes to ensure data protection too. You might to want to check out the WordPress Privacy Policy for detailed information.

2. Collection and use

2.1 .General

The following sections cover the specifics of each of the four groups from which data is collected: Followers, Commentator, Contacts and Readers.

2.2 Follower

You can either follow me using the registration via email or via your own WordPress account. By following my blog you consent to the collection and use of your personal data as described herein. If you do not agree with the terms set out herein, please unsubscribe. As required by applicable law, I seek your explicit consent to process any personal data collected or volunteered by you. Kindly note that any consent will be entirely voluntary. However even if you do not consent to the processing of your personal data and unsubscribe, you can still read my blog but you will not receive any information of new released blog entries.For registration as a follower only the minimum of information is collected and used on this blog:

  • for email followers:  The only data collected is the email address you registered with and the date of registration. This data is solely used for email notification of new blog entries. The email will never be used for any other contact or forwarded to any third party.
  • for WordPress followers: The data collected is your WordPress account and the date of registration. If you provide me with your WordPress user, I may retrieve publicly available information of your WordPress account and any public visible blog linked to this account. Registering with your WordPress account will only allow my blog to be shown in your WordPress Reader – thus giving you easy access to new blog posts. This information will never be forwarded to any third party.

2.3 Commentators

If you want to comment on my blog it is necessary to also leave personal data. By commenting on a blog post, you consent to the collection and use of your personal data as described herein.

For registration as a commentator it is necessary to provide a name and a valid email address. This information will be used only for comment quality reasons so that I can ensure that you are a serious commentator and not a spam robot. Silverwheel Creativity Unleashed will never use this email to contact you in any way and will not forward it to any third party.

2.4 Contacts

In order to contact me other than via blog post comment, you can use the contact form to send me a private message. In the contact form is necessary to provide a name and a valid email address. This email address is only used to get back to you on your request. It will be never used to sent you other emails and will never be forwarded to any third party.

2.5 Readers

Silverwheel Creativity Unleashed gathers data about visits to the blog, including numbers of visitors and visits, Geo-location data, pages clicked on or from where visitors have come.  It may also record your IP address for WordPress analytic reasons though this information is never accessible to me personally.

This blog also uses cookies which are small pieces of information stored on your device to store your preferences for the current and future access. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. As a reader you agree to the placement of cookies on your device. You have the option to not allow cookies to be stored on your device. However if you choose not to accept cookies, some blog functionality might not work properly. For further information see the full WordPress Cookie Policy.

Please be aware that while visiting my blog, you can follow links to other sites that are beyond my sphere of influence. Though these links are hand selected by me based on the crafts I am writing about, Silverwheel Creativity Unleashed is not responsible for the content or privacy policy of these other sites.

3. Retention and deletion

Silverwheel Creativity Unleashed will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected. Followers can unsubscribe any time from the blog – though I would highly regret it if you do – which will result in the deletion of all data collected. In case of the unlike event that the automated unsubscribing does not work properly, please contact me in order to have your subscription and all related data removed manually.

4. Acceptance of these Conditions

I assume that all followers, contacts, commentators and readers of my blog have carefully read this document and agree to its contents. If someone does not agree with this privacy policy, please refrain from using my blog. I reserve the right to change this privacy policy as necessity dictates. Continued use of Silverwheel Creativity Unleashed after having been informed of any such changes to these conditions implies acceptance of the revised privacy policy.

If you have any further questions regarding the data Silverwheel Creativity Unleashed collects, or how I use it, then please feel free to contact me.

last updated: 22/05/2018