On this page, you can find the following information about the Underground Crafter website:
- Affiliate Disclosure
- Comments Policy
- Copyright Statement
- Review Disclosure
Thank you for reading!
Underground Crafter is a participant in the following affiliate programs. When you make a purchase using these affiliate links, I may earn a small commission with no extra cost to you. This allows me to continue to offer free patterns and other resources on the blog, so I appreciate every purchase. (Please note that I used affiliate links to each program listed below.)
- Adorama, more than a camera store,
- Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com,
- Bonita Patterns and Yarns,
- Buttons Galore and More,
- Craftsy (If you’re curious about Craftsy’s online classes, you can find my recommendations and the top-purchased crochet, knitting, and sewing classes by Underground Crafter readers in this post),
- Creativebug LLC,
- Create and Craft,
- Darn Good Yarn,
- Denise Interchangeable Knitting and Crochet,
- Dover Publications,
- Expressions Vinyl,
- Furls Crochet,
- I Like Crochet digital magazine,
- I Like Knitting digital magazine,
- InMotion Hosting,
- Interweave Store,
- Jelly Belly,
- Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores,
- Leisure Arts Inc.,
- Michaels Stores,
- M&J Trimmings,
- My Mind’s Eye,
- Purely Alpaca,
- Red Heart,
- Stonewall Kitchen LLC,
- Tailwind, for Pinterest scheduling,
- Therm O Web,
- Wool and the Gang,
- Wool Warehouse (UK),
- Yes Asia, a great source for Japanese crochet and knitting books,
- Zaycon Fresh, and
All blog posts with affiliate links are marked. Thank you for your support!
I love to read and respond to your comments! This site is rated PG. I reserve the right to edit or delete comments which include profanity, and/or offensive or inappropriate language. Comments from first time commenters, and those which include two or more links are held for moderation. Spam is deleted.
All content on this site, including posts, photographs, and patterns, is copyright Marie Segares/Underground Crafter unless otherwise noted. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission is strictly prohibited. Brief excerpts and links may be used with appropriate and specific direction to the original content, provided that full and clear credit is given to Marie Segares and Underground Crafter.
All Underground Crafter patterns are for personal use only. You may use the patterns to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from the patterns. You may not copy, distribute, or sell the patterns. If you would like to teach a class based on any of these patterns, please contact Underground Crafter to purchase a commercial use pattern.
Personal identification information We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name and/or email address. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Non-personal identification information We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
How we use collected information Underground Crafter may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes: – To personalize user experience We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site. – To improve our Site We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services. – To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them. – To send periodic emails We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How we protect your information We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sharing your personal information We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
Third party websites Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Compliance with children’s online privacy protection act Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Your acceptance of these terms By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Underground Crafter frequently publishes reviews of books and products. While I accept free items for review from companies, I do not accept additional compensation for positive reviews. Additionally, when accepting a review sample, I do not guarantee a positive review to the company. My reviews are entirely based on my honest opinions. I always indicate whether I’m reviewing something I received for free.