Comment Policy

All comments are subject to approval. Comments may not be approved it they contain personal information (including email addresses), swear words, or any negative.  From time to time I will post links to other designer’s patterns if you have questions about the patterns please contact the designer directly

Selling Items made from my Patterns

If you’d like to sell items you’ve made from my patterns please do! If you sell them online a simple designer credit would be great however, this is not required.
Written patterns may not be sold, shared, traded, reproduced, redistributed or exchanged in any form. If you like what you see and want to share with your friends please give them a link to the pattern/post.

If you would like to share one of my patterns on your blog feel free to link to original pattern and please give credit to “OffTheHookByChrissy”


All content on OffTheHookByChrissy.com is the sole property of the site, unless otherwise specified. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which OffTheHookByChrissy uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.offthehookbychrissy.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by OffTheHookByChrissy.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways in connection with activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.


Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

OffTheHookByChrissy.com may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • – To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
    To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • – To send periodic emails
    We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensers and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.


Ads appearing on our site may be delivered to Users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile non personal identification information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy policy does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Amazon Affiliates

OffTheHookByChrissy is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a way for websites to earn advertising revenues by advertising and linking to [Amazon.com or .ca, .co.uk, etc.] “As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.” 

Google Adsense

Some of the ads may be served by Google. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses “non personally identifiable information” and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Furls Affiliates

OffTheHookByChrissy is a participant in the Furls Affiliate Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a way for websites to earn advertising revenues by advertising and linking to [Furls.com].  Affiliate will receive a percentage of the gross revenue (payable in U.S. dollars) for every purchase of the Promoter’s Service that is directly referred by the Affiliate to the Promoter’s Site through the Affiliate’s unique link or cookie. This ONLY includes sales that are driven from the Affiliate to the Promoter’s sales sites and as tracked through the Affiliate’s unique link provided by the Promoter or the cookie resulting from that link. 

Changes to this privacy policy

OffTheHookByChrissy.com has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at

This document was updated on June 13, 2016


OffTheHookByChrissy participates in Affiliate marketing programs for Offthehookbychrissy is a participant in the Google Adsense, Share a Sale, Furls Crochet and Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.  Any links to those sites may earn advertising fees.


GDPR Privacy Policy

Who we are

Out website address is:  https://www.offthehookbychrissy.com

 Company name: “OffTheHookByChrissy”

E-mail:  oth@offthehookbychrissy.com

Mailing address:  39 Dellwood Ct.  Decatur, IL 62521                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect your e-mail address when you subscribe to the OffTheHookByChrissy newsletter however, we do not share this information.  When you subscribe to the newsletter Mail Chimp has record of said information that you provide.  Should you want to unsubscribe from our newsletter please contact us.

Your personal data is also generated from technical processes such as contact forms, comments, cookies, analytics, and third party embeds.

By default, WordPress does not collect any personal data about visitors, and only collects the data shown on the User Profile screen from registered users. However, some of your plugins may collect personal data. You should add the relevant information below.


 When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and 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.


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

We collect your name, e-mail address and comments when you make a comment on the OffTheHookByChrissy blog.  We retain contact information for a certain period for customer service purposes however, we do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes


The cookies this web site uses, include those set by plugins, social media, and analytics.  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.

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.


OffTheHookByChrissy uses Google Analytics and Adsense https://policies.google.com/privacy

Who we share your data with

When you subscribe to the OffTheHookByChrissy newsletter your information is shared with Mail Chimp http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy?_ga=2.199751598.1670454859.1528344251-1271934595.1519958300  

By default, WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

We retain personal data collected or processed by the web site.  We keep contact form entries for six months, analytics records for a year, and customer purchase records for ten years.

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

 European data protection law requires data about European residents which is transferred outside the European Union to be safeguarded to the same standards as if the data was in Europe. So in addition to listing where data goes, you should describe how you ensure that these standards are met either by yourself or by your third party providers, whether that is through an agreement such as Privacy Shield, model clauses in your contracts, or binding corporate rules.

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

Your contact information

we can be reached at:


OffTheHookByChrissy c/o Chrissy Allison

39 Dellwood Ct.

Decatur, IL 62521

How we protect your data

We take measures to protect your data by technical measures such as encryption; security measures such as two factor authentication.

What third parties we receive data from

When you subscribe to the OffTheHookByChrissy newsletter your information is collected through Mail Chimp http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy?_ga=2.199751598.1670454859.1528344251-1271934595.1519958300 which is plugin used to create and send e-mail campaigns.




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