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Privacy Policy

Here’s the important legal low-down: Hodge Podge Craft does not share personal information with third parties nor store any information about your visit to this blog (other than to analyse and optimise your content and reading experience through the use of cookies).  You can turn off the use of cookies at any time by changing your specific browser settings.

Google Universal Analytics & Adsense collect anonymous data to better tailor content to suit you and other visitors.  You can find more information here.  You can opt out of these through Ads Settings & Ad Settings for mobile apps.

Hodge Podge Craft is not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission.
All rights reserved – you do not have permission to re-post any content without prior permission from me.

This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 15th October 2014. If you have any questions feel free to contact me directly here: [email protected]

Competitions

Give-aways are great!  I will always be happy to host one for you on my blog using Rafflecopter, provided that it fits with my content (craft supplies, books, handmade items from other bloggers – anything craft related really).

Competitions are beneficial in generating interest for both your business/product and my blog.  For companies that are interested in hosting a give-away, do contact me here: [email protected]

Disclaimer

This policy is valid from 28th June 2014.

Hodge Podge Craft is a personal blog, written and edited by Gude Hudson-Gool and accepts forms of cash advertising, sposorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation.
The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog.  All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network and are identified as paid advertisements.

In line with the Britmums Blog with Integrity campaign, I will:

  • Make transparent any relationships with products or companies:
  • Clearly label advertising, advertorials and/or sponsored posts; I will use the terms sponsored post, featured post or commissioned post/guest post to denote posts where I have received payment. I will always discuss products honestly and only write in role as a consumer, if I have consumed the product involved.
  • Always write as truthfully as possible about a product or company.   All opinions are honest and entirely my own!
  • Observe intellectual property rights.

Any product claim, statistic or quote about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Hodge Podge Craft does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Work with me

If you are a PR or company who would like to work with me, please take a look at my work with me page.

Guest post guidelines

Guest post submissions should be craft related (ideally craft ideas either with or for kids).  They should:

  • be original content
  • have original (and/or properly attributed and credited) images
  • be between 250-350 words
  • you may link to and credit your own content and blog (3 links per guest post) and other relevant content, but I will not accept affiliate links, promotional or sponsored guest posts
  • keyword rich anchor texts are not allowed
  • images must be good quality and a width of 600 pixels
  • guest posts can be republished, but only after 6 months from posting
  • should be submitted in HTML formatting
  • should include at least 1 H2 tag
  • should use short paragraphs or bullet points
  • should not need spelling or grammar to be corrected
  • should expect some editing (though I will always check the post with you again post-editing before going live)

Contact me

Please contact me if you have any questions, or would like to enquire about a PR, advertising or guest post opportunity:

Email: [email protected]
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hodgepodgecraftpage
Twitter: @hodgepodgecraft

Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: [email protected]
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hodgepodgecraftpage
Twitter: @hodgepodgecraft

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