Privacy Policy


1. Privacy Philosophy and General Terms.

FEEL THE YARN understands the importance of your privacy rights. We are committed to transparency and disclosure of the ways in which we use personal and non-personal information. Our goal is to be as minimally intrusive as possible, but also to be transparent about the way we do use your information and to educate the users of our Site about the ways in which websites actually utilize personal and non-personal information and to locate our practices within that broader context.

The data used by FEEL THE YARN are connected with or instrumental to the functionality of the Site and will be kept by FEEL THE YARN for the purposes stated in the privacy notice and in compliance with statutory obligations under civil law.

FEEL THE YARN collects and stores the personal data voluntarily disclosed by Site users for the sole purpose of the Site’s operation. More specifically, FEEL THE YARN gathers information when you, as a Site user, log-on to the web platform; for example, we know when you upload your photographs, create events and sign up to a group.

The material you submit to the Site may be made public. If you are the administrator or editor of a Group you may adjust settings to restrict the availability of that material to outside search engines. In addition, there may be links to independent web sites outside of FEEL THE YARN and we are not responsible for the privacy policies of other web sites.

2. Information We Gather, IP Address and Cookies.

In general, visitors to the site may remain anonymous by not logging in. FEELTHE YARN uses cookies to obtain non-personal information from visitors, to provide customization options at login, or to keep track of where you are in the Site in order to provide the correct customization options when you use the Site.

We do not retain or make available any personal data, except that which you actually post for public view (for example, information posted on your profile page). Please do not post any personal identification numbers, or other private information not required for registering or using the Site.

You may revise the personal information you provide to FEEL THE YARN and make the changes you wish to the information it renders public or to your account settings, including your e-mail address and preferred methods of contact, at any time, by logging-in to your FEEL THE YARN website account.

Should you wish to close your FEEL THE YARN account, your profile and all the information relating to it will be deleted. In any event, any contributions you make to Groups shall continue to be visible even after your account is closed. Other information that you share with others or that users have copied may likewise continue to be visible.

FEEL THE YARN uses your IP address to help diagnose technology-related problems with the Site, administer the Site, and monitor Site usage. FEEL THE YARN also may combine your IP address with other information to create anonymous Site statistics. FEEL THE YARN does not use your IP address or cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

3. Security.

We have security measures in place for this Site to protect it against loss, corruption and alteration of the information under our control. We will take all reasonable measures to protect the integrity of private communication on the Site. However even protected sites can be subject to illegal hacking, technological glitches, user misconduct, and administrative errors, and we assume no liability for any of these actions or occurrences or their results.

4. Contact Us.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this Site, security, or your dealings with this Site, you can contact us by email at to