Who we are
We are designers and artists who provide information and inspiration about arts, crafts, and related technology through our personal blog. Our website address is: mapletreemakery.com.
Our visitors’ privacy is important to us. You can review the information below to learn more about any data we may collect when you visit our site, make a comment, or subscribe to our mailing list.
We never sell our user’s information.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
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.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you provide information through our forms, we only collect information as described on our form. We share information with our subscription and analytics services only to the extent that it is needed to help us improve content and stay in contact with you. In sending email, we try to respect our subscribers’ time and attention. You always have the ability to unsubscribe to our emails.
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.
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.
In a similar fashion, if you click an advertisement or an affiliate link on our website, you are subject to the ad sponsor or affiliate site’s policies.
Who we share your data with
In addition to using WordPress for our blog, we use third-party plugins to assist us in analyzing our site’s performance, managing our subscriptions, and dealing with spam.
We use JetPack to help with analytics, spam, and site security.
Akismet is our anti-spam filter service.
Our web host is StableHost.
If you would like more information about these services and their policies, please visit their websites.
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.
What rights you have over your data
If you have posted comments to this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you. 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 have questions about this policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org