Privacy Policy

Who we are

IraRott Inc. is a Canadian company which was registered under Canada Business Corporations Act with a corporation number 8118990 (business no 824267884). The incorporation was performed on 2012-02-28.

Our websites:

https://irarott.com

http://blog.irarott.com

http://quilting.irarott.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Contact forms

When you submit a contact form on this site, your information will be collected by IraRott Inc. We keep the contact form data for as long as it is needed for customer service purposes. We do not use the information submitted for marketing purposes.

The actual submission data is stored in the database of this site and is emailed directly to us. This information includes the submitter’s IP address, timestamp, name, email address, website, and message. The IP address is included as an abuse prevention measure and it is required for providing proper spam defense.

Contact forms and the blog subscription on this site are powered by Jetpack. Jetpack privacy policy is available here: https://jetpack.com/support/privacy/

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

We use affiliate links from Amazon and LoveKnitting to promote products we use in the patterns. Amazon privacy policy available here; LoveKnitting privacy policy available here.

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.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics services. Google privacy policy and information on how to opt out of analytics tracking available here: https://policies.google.com/privacy

General Analytics Tracking on this site is powered by Jetpack. Jetpack privacy policy and information on how to opt out of analytics tracking available here: https://jetpack.com/support/privacy/

We also use Shareholic to help you to share our content on social media sites. Shareholic privacy policy is available here: https://shareaholic.com/privacy/

Who we share your data with

We do not sell or share personal information about you with other people or companies. Information may be provided to the public authorities if it’s required by the law or to protect our rights.

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.

We may keep your emails for as long as it is needed for customer service purposes.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments on this site, 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.

If you sent us an email, you can request to erase any data you have provided to us by email. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

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

Contact information

Your privacy is very important to us, please email us at ira@irarott.com if you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy.