Privacy Policy

Underground Crafter, found at https://undergroundcrafter.com/ (“the site”), uses the following Privacy Policy to govern this site. Underground Crafter respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. This Privacy Policy explains how Underground Crafter collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users of the site. This Privacy Policy applies to this site only.

How Your Information Is Collected

Underground Crafter may collect personally identifiable and non-personally identifiable information when you visit the site, leave a comment, enter a giveaway, fill out a form, and/or in connection with other activities, services, or features. This information may include, but is not limited to name, email address, IP address, location and device information. The site may also use cookies or similar technologies to collect and store information.

  • Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Site: Underground Crafter may collect information from you, such as your name and email address, when you voluntarily share it. For example, you may choose to subscribe to a newsletter or leave a comment on a blog post.
  • Information Underground Crafter Collects From Others: Underground Crafter may receive information about you from other sources. For example, you may use a third-party system through the site, such as when entering a giveaway. This information may then be available to Underground Crafter.
  • Automatically-Collected Information: Some information about you may be automatically collected when you visit the site. For example, your operating system type, browser type, referring website, and the dates/times when you visited the site may be collected. Additionally, actions taken while on the site, such as links clicked, may be automatically collected.
  • Cookies: Underground Crafter may use cookies (small data files stored on your browser) to provide a more personalized experience on the site. Your web browser places cookies on your hard-drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about you. Underground Crafter may log information using cookies when you visit the site. We may use session cookies (which expire when you close your browser) as well as persistent cookies (which stay on your browser until you delete them) to provide a more personalized experience on the site. You may choose to set your web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you use settings to refuse cookies, some parts of the site may not function properly.

How Your Collected Information Is Stored

Underground Crafter uses a third party web hosting provider. This means that user information collected by Underground Crafter may be stored and processed on third party servers within the United States and/or in other countries. Other third party advertisers and service providers may also store and process some of the information for specific purposes outlined below.

How Your Collected Information Is Used

Underground Crafter, in connection with third-party services, may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To personalize your experience through the use of cookies and similar technologies;
  • To review user information in aggregate to understand how Underground Crafter site visitors as group use the services and resources provided on our site and to improve the Underground Crafter site, products, and services;
  • To respond to customer service requests and support needs, such as when using the provided email address to respond to your questions or comments;
  • To administer promotions, surveys, contests, and other features;
  • To provide targeted advertisements and to track and measure advertising on the site;
  • To send you administrative communications, such as updates on policies or security alerts;
  • To protect the site from unauthorized or illegal activity, and to investigate and deter such activity; and
  • For email communication through opt-in mailing lists.

Sharing Your Personal Information

Underground Crafter does not sell, distribute, or share your personal identification information to others (unless required by law) without your consent. We may share aggregated information regarding user activity with our business partners, advertisers, and affiliates for the purposes listed above. We also use third party service providers to help administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or running giveaways. When you provide information for those activities, you are giving us permission to share that information with those third parties.

Comments

When leaving a comment on Underground Crafter, you will be asked to enter your name and email address. This is to help prevent spam comments. Your name will be displayed with the comment, but your email address will not. If you prefer not to display your real name, use a nickname or pseudonym instead. You will also see an option to save your information for future comments. This function uses a cookie to store the information on your browser.

Third Party Services

Underground Crafter uses several third party services. You can learn more about how these services access your information below.

  • Google Analytics: Underground Crafter uses Google Analytics to analyze the performance of the site and help us understand how users engage with us.  The site uses cookies to track certain non-personal and aggregate usage data, which is sent to Google for this purpose. You can find more information on how Google collects and processes data (and how you can control this information) in the Google Privacy Policy.
  • Mediavine: Most ads appearing on the site are delivered by Mediavine. Mediavine and its partners use information collected by cookies to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements. You can find more information on how Mediavine collects and processes data (and your choices about this information) in the Mediavine Privacy Policy.
  • Affiliate Advertisements: Affiliate advertisements on Underground Crafter use cookies and tracking links to track the source of clicks and purchases for the purposes of commissions. Please see Underground Crafter’s Affiliate Disclosure for more information.
  • MadMimi: Underground Crafter uses MadMimi to maintain several email mailing lists on a strictly opt-in basis. If you subscribe, you will receive periodic emails. Instructions for unsubscribing from future emails will be included at the bottom of each email. You can find more information on how MadMimi collects and processes data in the Privacy Policy of MadMimi’s parent company, GoDaddy.
  • Rafflecopter: Underground Crafter uses Rafflecopter to administer giveaways. When you enter a giveaway, you will be required to log in and your email address, name, IP address, and other personally identifiable information will be collected and stored by Rafflecopter. This data is used to validate entries and contact prize winners. Additionally, cookies are used to remember you, so that you don’t have to log in again every time you use the service. More details can be found in the Rafflecopter Privacy Policy.
  • InLinkz: Underground Crafter uses Inlinkz to administer link parties, and occasionally for giveaways. When you add an entry to an Inlinkz link up, your email address, IP address, and other personally identifiable information will be collected and stored by Inlinkz with your entry. Additionally, when you click on an entry to view it or to vote for it, cookies are used to record your activity.  This data is used to prevent abuse of the link up tool, and to contact giveaway winners. You can find more information on how InLinkz collects and processes data in the InLinkz Privacy Policy.
  • Social Warfare: Underground Crafter uses the Social Warfare plugins to make sharing content easier. When you use these buttons to share Underground Crafter content to Facebook, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, or Twitter, you will be required to log in to those services. You can find more information on how Social Warfare plugins collect and process data in the Warfare Plugins Privacy Policy.
  • Pipdig Themes: Underground Crafter uses a Pipdig theme to customize the appearance of the site. Pipdig themes escape and sanitize data to ensure security and protect data that passes through the theme’s code. You can find the Pipdig Privacy Policy here.
  • Retargeting Ads: From time to time, Underground Crafter may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the site. These companies use cookies to personalize ads based on your past visits to the site.
  • Sponsored Content Tracking Pixels: Underground Crafter periodically engages in sponsored campaigns with influencer networks, brands, and agencies. Sponsored content is always disclosed in accordance with Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requirements. Some of these sponsored campaigns may use tracking pixels which contain cookies to collect information about users and audience. This information is collected by the sponsoring company to track the results of the campaign. No personally identifiable information is collected by Underground Crafter in conjunction with these tracking pixels.

Third Party Content

There is advertising and other content on Underground Crafter that links to our partners, advertisers, sponsors, and other third parties. We do not control the content or links on these sites and are not responsible for the practices of those sites. Interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Children

The Underground Crafter website and related products are not directed towards individuals under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information through this site or related services. Underground Crafter encourages parents or guardians to monitor their children’s internet usage and to instruct children never to provide personal data on sites or services without parent or guardian permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal data to Underground Crafter, please contact us immediately at marie AT undergroundcrafter DOT com. If Underground Crafter becomes aware of personal information provided by a child under 13, we will make our best effort to remove it as quickly as possible.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Underground Crafter has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. The date of the most recent update will be indicated at the bottom of this page.  It is the user’s responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using the site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the site. Your continued use of the site after any changes to this Privacy Policy are posted will signify your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting Underground Crafter

You may have the right to request copies of personal information we have about you, and to update or delete that information. Please note that we may need to retain certain information (including logs of these requests) for recordkeeping purposes, to compete transactions, or to comply with applicable laws.

For requests pertaining to these rights, or if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy please contact us at:

Underground Crafter

https://undergroundcrafter.com

marie AT undergroundcrafter DOT com

This document was last updated on May 27, 2018