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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The Artisan Life uses and protects any information that you give while using www.natashalh.com. This policy was last updated on 12/07/2019.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Who We Are:

The Artisan Life, https://natashalh.com is owned by The Artisan Life a Llc registered in South Carolina.

The Artisan Life understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. 

Our site only collects and uses information in ways that are consistent with your rights and our obligations under the law. Namely, data is processed:

  • When you give specific and express consent for us to do so
  • When necessary for the performance of a contract, where you are a party to that contract (for example, if you buy something we will need to collect payment and delivery information in order to deliver that product to you)
  • When necessary for compliance with a legal obligation
  • When necessary in order to protect the vital interest of the data subject (you) or of another natural person
  • When necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us, except where such interest is overridden by your interest or fundamental rights and freedoms. 

This Policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us in accordance with your use of our site. 

Please be sure to carefully read this Privacy Policy and ensure that you understand it.

YOU ARE CONSIDERED TO HAVE ACCEPTED OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY WHEN YOU FIRST USE OUR SITE. If you do not agree to and accept our privacy policy, then you must stop using our site. 

By using our site you certify that you are an adult, at least 18 years of age.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal Information Collected on this Website

No personally-identifiable information is collected on this website from persons that browse our website. The only personally-identifiable information collected on this website is gathered in our comment area and on specified sign up forms, where fields are provided so that you can provide your name and email address to leave a comment or receive a download, newsletter or other emails on updates, giveaways, or other offers. We collect this information so that we can respond to the comments or questions that you post. 

For additional detail on how we collect and use personally identifiable information, please see the table below.

Anonymous Information Collected on this Website

We record anonymous data. Most of the information that we collect from this website is anonymous information, such as the pages you visit. Other anonymous data we may collect might include the name of your internet service provider, the website that you used to link to our site, other interests you have, basic demographic information, the websites that you visit from our site, and your IP address. The data is used for statistical purposes only, but you, as the individual user, remain anonymous. We use this anonymous information to help improve the content of this site and to compile aggregate statistics about individuals using our site for internal market research purposes.

For additional detail on how we collect and use anonymous information, please see the table below.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or device by our site when you visit certain parts of our site.

When you visit our website, we may assign your computer one or more cookies to facilitate access to our website, personalize your online experience and record information about your visit. 

Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online activity on our website, such as the web pages you visit, the links or advertisements you click on and other actions you take while on our website. 

The cookies do not store any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) about you. 

Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. 

If you choose to decline cookies, please note that some of the features and services of our website may not function properly.  We also use cookies for purposes such as maintaining continuity during an online session; gathering data about the use of our site; monitoring online promotions; and anti-fraud and information security purposes.

We may allow third-parties, advertising companies and ad networks (“Advertisers”) to display advertisements on our website. Advertisers may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. 

Our website does not provide any PII to these Advertisers, but they may collect information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw and/or clicked on the advertisements they delivered, and possibly associate this information with your subsequent visits to the advertised websites. They also may combine this information with personal information they collect directly from you. The collection and use of that personal information is subject to the particular Advertiser’s privacy policy. 

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).

Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. 

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. 

Links to Other Sites

Our website does contain links to affiliate and other websites. Our site does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The aforementioned Privacy Policy agreement applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.

Through affiliate links, identifying information may be carried over to an outside site to show that you visited that site from our site to ensure proper commissions are issued.

The Artisan Life is a participant in the 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.

Service/Tool/Method to collect data

Data Collected

How it’s Collected

Why it’s Collected

Legal Basis for collection

Convertkit

Name, email address, IP address

Form submission

To deliver downloads, newsletters or other emails on updates, giveaways, or other offers.

Consent

Contact Forms

Name, email address

Form Submission

To allow the data subject to contact our site with any questions, comments, or other information they would like to submit privately

Consent

Comments

Name, email address, website, Ip address, and browser user agent string

Form submission

We collect the data show in the comments form and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection

Consent and necessity

Google Analytics

Posts and pages visited,name of your internet service provider, the website that you used to link to our site, other interests you have, basic demographic information, the websites that you visit from our site, and your IP address

Cookie

For statistical purposes to provide a better user experience

Consent & Necessity

Mediavine

Ad impressions, video-related events (i.e. pause, mute, 100% plays, etc.) or errors, and ad click events. 

Cookie

Various cookies are used for the following purposes: delivering targeted advertisements to specific visitors, storing user identifiers, and collecting anonymous ad platform stats

Consent

AkismetCookie, Usage dataCookieSpam protectionnecessity
Limit Login AttemptsIP addressCookieSite security and prevent brute force login attemptsnecessity
Evergreen Countdown TimersCookieCookieUsed to provide limited time offersconsent and necessity

Share A Sale

 

Cookie

Used by cloudflare to identify trusted web traffic

necessary

Pinterest

Track the usage of services

Cookie

Helps prevent cross site request forgery

necessary

Pinterest Pixel

Information to help track conversions from Pinterest to our site

Cookie

Used by Pinterest to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers

Consent

Who we share your data with

We contract with the third parties listed in the table above to supply products, services, and a good user experience on our behalf. These include payment processing, delivery of goods, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. 

In some cases, these parties may require access to some or all of your data, when that is the case we take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with the law. 

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Information collected using Google analytics is retained for 26 months.

Information submitted through forms, such as email forms or contact forms are retained until such a time as the data subject chooses to unsubscribe or invokes their right under GDPR to be forgotten. 

Unsubscribed email addresses and names are removed every four months.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. 

You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Similarly, if you have subscribed to our email list you can unsubscribe at any time and make a request to the site administrator to have all personal data obtained via our email marketing service erased.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. 

Subscriber information (first name and email address) are sent to ConvertKit. ConvertKit is used for delivery of electronic opt-in downloads and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering these communications.  Please refer to ConvertKit’s privacy policy for more information.

Personal data collected in the last 12 months

Over the last 12 months, The Artisan Life has collected:

  • Names (only first name is requested on opt-in forms)
  • Email addressed
  • IP addresses

How to contact us

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding our site or this privacy policy you may contact us at natashalh(at)stalkingthewildsnark(dot)com.

You may also send written communications to:

The Artisan Life 
2764 Pleasant Road Suite A PMB 971 
Fort Mill, SC 29708

Changes to our privacy policy

We may change this privacy policy as we deem necessary from time to time or as required by law. Any changes will be posted on our site and you will have been deemed to have accepted them on your first use of our site following alterations. You should check this page regularly to ensure you are keeping up to date. 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. All Artisan Life posts and pages use SSL/https for your protection.

Limit Login Attempts. Provider: Cerber Tech. Limit Login Attempts protects The Artisan Life from brute force hacking attempts. It collects IP addresses whenever an admin login is attempted. Please visit the full privacy policy for more information.

Advertising 

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. The Artisan Life uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies. Mediavine may collect IP addresses and location to serve personalized ads.  If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Disclosure, copyright, and affiliates

The Artisan Life participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.   We may earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of our links.

Additional affiliate programs used include, but are not limited to, Blueprint, Magiclinks, Willowing, and Knitpicks. When you make a purchase using one of these links, The Artisan Life receives a small commission at no additional cost to you.

All content and images are the sole property of The Artisan Life, Llc, all rights reserved. You may share one image and a link to the original post on another website.

All printable products and digital products, whether offered free or for purchase, are intended for individual use and may not be shared by emailing or transferring files, posting in a forum or other website, commercial use, or any other means of replication without express permission.

Please contact me at natashalh(at)stalkingthewildsnark(dot)com if you would like to seek permission for sharing.

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

Opt Out 

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us. You may also contact us to request that your information be deleted or amended. Please direct all such requests to natasha(at)natashalh(dot)com.