Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

Through this Privacy Policy we inform you about the way in which our organization handles personal data. We process your personal data as part of the central administration and are responsible for this. We respect your privacy and we comply with the rules that apply the Personal Data Protection Act (and the General Data Protection Regulation) from 5/25/2018.

Who we are

Our website address is:

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.

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: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


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.

Contact forms

The information that you send to us via a contact form or via e-mail is used to respond to your request via e-mail. Your name, e-mail address, request and payment details are registered in our central administration in order to be able to provide the requested service.


When you download a free pattern, we register the e-mail address to which the link to the free pattern should be sent. This is an automated process that does not involve human action. We use the download data to make (anonymous) analyzes on the popularity of the free patterns.


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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Social media buttons

On our website you will find buttons to promote web pages on Facebook, Pinterest, WhatsApp and YouTube. These buttons work through pieces of code that come from these social networks themselves. Cookies are placed through this code. We have no influence on that.

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.


You can register with the e-mail address for the newsletter. When you sign up for the newsletter, you agree that we use the email address you provided to send newsletters. You can unsubscribe with every newsletter. We use Mailchimp for this service.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (text files placed on your computer) in order to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In the event that the IP address on this website is anonymised, your IP address in the Member States of the European Union or in other treaty states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area will first be shortened by Google. Only in exceptional cases will the entire IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. By order of the administrator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate how the website is used, to compile reports on the activities on the website and to offer other services with regard to the use of the website and the use of the website. internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by choosing an appropriate setting in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in that case you may not be able to use all the features of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the recording and processing of the data generated by the cookies (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the so-called “opt-out browser add-on” via the following link: .com / dlpage / gaoptout? hl = en

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking here. An “opt-out cookie” is then placed on your website, which ensures that your data is no longer collected when you visit this website.

More information about the terms of use and data protection can be found under the conditions of Google Analytics or the privacy overview of Google Analytics. Please note that on this website Google Analytics has been extended with the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” to guarantee an anonymous registration of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).


We use the reCAPTCHA service from Google Inc. (Google) to protect data sent via this website. This function checks whether a message is sent by a person, in order to prevent ‘spam bots’ from automatically sending messages or leaving comments. The IP address of a visitor and possibly also other data are sent to let Google reCAPTCHA work. The content of a message is sent to and processed by Google for this. The IP address is abbreviated and thereby made anonymous in countries that are part of the EU and states that participate in the treaty for the European economic area. In exceptional cases, an IP address is completely passed on to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there. Google uses this information on behalf of the owner of this website to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address provided by reCAPTCHA will not be merged with other data from Google. Google’s data protection rules apply to the collection of this data. More information about Google’s privacy policy can be found on this page: By using reCAPTCHA you agree that Google will process information about you in the manner and for the goal as described above.

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.

Where we send your data

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

Additional information

Security and storage period

Your personal data are protected against misuse and access by unauthorized persons using current customary techniques. We keep your personal data as long as necessary for the purposes indicated above or as long as the law prescribes. We may retain personal data for longer if there are circumstances that give rise to this.

Access, correction and removal

You have the right to view, correct or delete your personal data. You can send us a specified request by sending an e-mail to stating your name and address. In principle, we will respond to a request for inspection or correction within four weeks. In the event of a request for removal, we will remove the relevant personal data as soon as possible, unless and insofar as the law requires that the personal data in question be retained or that there are (other) urgent reasons that oppose removal.


We can change this Privacy Policy. We therefore recommend that you read our Privacy Policy regularly in order to stay informed of any changes. This Privacy Policy was last modified on 3/10/2019.