What Information is Collected
When you access NaturallyHandcrafted.com, including, but not limiting to, viewing our content, subscribing to our newsletter, leaving comments on our website, and contacting us via email, we collect certain information from you. The collected information includes, but is not limited to, your name, email address, and location. We may also collect other information, such as your mailing or physical address, if we need to deliver a physical product to you. In addition, we may collect other information, including, but not limiting to, your internet protocol (IP) address, your operating system and browser, the domain name of your internet service provider, the websites, content and advertisements you have visited, viewed or clicked on, and the date and time of access.
NaturallyHandcrafted.com does not post content directed at minors, nor does it knowingly collect information from minors. If you think that your minor child has accessed our website, or that we have inadvertently collected information from your minor child, please let us know. We will delete the information from our database.
How is Information Collected
We collect information in a number of ways. They include:
- Cookies – Cookies are little data files that store information on your browser when you visit a website. You can think about cookies like online short term memory. They are stored in your browser and enable a website to “remember” a small amount of information about the website and the visit. For example, when you click on our Amazon affiliate links, an Amazon cookie is placed in your browser for 24 hours. This tracking method allows Amazon to know that you visited its site through an affiliate link on NaturallyHandcrafted.com.
- Server Logs – Server logs record activities performed on a website. Our server automatically creates and maintains these server logs. The serve logs contain, but are not limited to, information on when you accessed NaturallyHandcrafted.com, the pages you viewed on our website, how long you spent on our website, and the websites you visited immediately before and after you access our website.
- IP Addresses – An IP address is a numerical label given to a device that is connected to the internet. It allows the device to communicate with other connected devices. We may collect information on IP addresses for demographic purposes, to count the number of visitors, and to learn the topics that interest our visitors the most.
- Public Posting – You may post comments on our website. In most cases, upon posting, your comments will be immediately visible to others who visit NaturallyHandcrafted.com. We advise against sharing any personal information when posting your comments, because once made public, we may not be able to control how the information is shared or used by others.
How Collected Information is Used
NaturallyHandcrafted.com does not sell your information to anyone. Generally, we use your information to:
- process and complete transactions with you;
- improve our website, including its content, services and product offerings;
- enforce legal terms that govern your use of our website;
- protect our website and our stakeholders, including, but not limiting to, employees, business partners, service providers, users, visitors, customers, or others; and