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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy outlines how Scratch to Basics uses and protects any information that you disclose while using this site. Any identifying information you provide when using this website will only be used in accordance with the ways outlined in this policy. We will strive to be completely transparent in any data collection efforts.

This policy may occasionally change, and any changes will be reflected in updates to this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are up to date with any changes. This policy is effective from November 3, 2018.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

If you have any questions, please email us at


Scratch to Basics may collect the following information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service: contact information including email address, demographic information such as postal code, preferences and interests, other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.


Scratch to Basics collects user data to improve our products and services and/or customize the website according to user interests, as well as to send a newsletter via email or other information we think you may find interesting to the email address you provide.

About Affiliate Programs

Scratch to Basics is a participant in the 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 and affiliated sites.

Though we do link to items on Amazon, we do also participate in other affiliate programs that also pay us a commission for any purchases you might make. This is done out of convenience to you, and also provides a commission to us at no additional cost to you.


Scratch to Basics uses Google Analytics to analyze web page traffic patterns. This information is used to determine the most helpful information for the readers of the website. For more information about Google Analytics and how it works, follow this link:


Cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to identify which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

We use traffic log cookies to analyze web page traffic and improve our website. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


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.

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.

Where we send your data

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

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.