Who we are

Our website address is: https://clevercreations.org.

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: 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

If you contact us using the contact form we store the data shown in the comment box, your name, your email address and also your IP address in order to help spam detection. The name and email address will also be used to reply to your message. We will store your contact form submission as long as deemed necessary. We will not use your information for marketing purposes.


If you subscribe to our newsletter we will add your email address to our mailing list at Mailchimp. We will not use your email address for marketing purposes. At all times you are able to unsubscribe from the mailing list.


The Website uses cookies. Cookies are tiny text files which identify your computer to our server as a unique user when you visit certain pages on the Website and they are stored by your Internet browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can be used to recognise your Internet Protocol address, saving you time while you are on the Website.

We only use cookies for your convenience in using the Website and not for obtaining or using any other information about you (for example targeted advertising). Your browser can be set to not accept cookies, but this would restrict your use of the Website.

If you want to find out more information about cookies, go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org or to find out about removing them from your browser, go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html.

Please note that we collect data from the Website about use of the Website using a web analysis tool which uses cookies that are (able to be) used to generate pseudonyms for a user’s profile. This means that use cookies (which may be stored on your computer after you leave the Website) can store information about your visit.

The Website uses the following cookies:


Necessary cookies make a site usable by enabling basic functions such as page navigation and access to secure areas of the site. The website cannot operate properly without these cookies.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
viewed_cookie_policy clevercreations.org Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP
ga-disable-UA-*-* clevercreations.org Blocks data collection by Google Analytics HTTP

These cookies allow the website to remember information that alters the way the site behaves or looks, such as the preferred language or the region you are located in.

We do not use this type of cookies at the moment.


Statistics cookies help site owners to understand how visitors interact with the website by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_ga clevercreations.org Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics.
Google Opt-out tool: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
2 years from set/update HTTP
_gat clevercreations.org Used to throttle request rate by Google Analytics.
Google Opt-out tool: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
1 minute HTTP
_gid clevercreations.org Used to distinguish users by Google Analytics.
Google Opt-out tool: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
24 hours HTTP

Google Analytics tracking can also be disabled by clicking this link, which creates a cookie on your device that disables Google Analytics tracking for this site.


Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across different websites. The goal is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the visitor and therefore provide more value to publishers and third party advertisers.

We do not use this type of cookies at the moment.

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.

Sharing our pages

If you take the opportunity to share content with friends through social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Instagram, you may have cookies from these websites stored on your computer. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. You can find more information on social network policies on privacy and cookies by clicking the links above.

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window).


Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google.

The data sent to Google Analytics has been anonymised. In addition to that a Data Processing Amendment has been agreed with Google, and the Google Analytics cookies are not used for any other Google services, such as advertising.

Who we share your data with

We will not transfer any of your data to any third parties without your permission or unless indicated in this privacy policy or agreed by you as part of a specific consent or event registration process.

We will never sell your data to third parties for the purposes of marketing.

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.

Contact form entries are stored for 12 months. Analytics records are stored for 38 months after the most recent activity from the user.

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.

How we protect your data

This website uses an SSL certificate which enables an encrypted connection. SSL is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral. SSL is an industry standard and is used by millions of websites in the protection of their online transactions with their customers.

Our website is hosted with Siteground on a server in the EU. Just like our website Siteground is fully compliant with GDPR regulations. Our website is kept up to date and reviewed manually on a weekly basis and protected by security tools to defend it against hacking or unauthorized entry.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event of a breach we will notify affected users within 72 hours after having become aware of the breach.

What third parties we receive data from

We receive no data from third parties other than analytics information discuss above.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We have no automated decision making or profiling.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

We have no industry regulatory disclosures.


Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our plugin. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.


If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us here.

This page has been last edited on 16/07/2020

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