Privacy Policy

Content and Images

Unless otherwise noted, all content and images are mine. Full posts may not be shared without express written consent. But I love when you share! Feel free to share, without altering, one image with proper credit and a link to the original post. All free printables are for personal use only.

Everyone loves proper credit- if you ever notice something improperly credited, please please shoot me an email and I’ll fix it lightning fast.

If you are from the EU or are concerned enough to be reading this… and you want to get your hands on one of the freebies I’ve created as a bonus for my e-mail list, but don’t want to be on my e-mail list. I’d be happy to send it to you :) Just email me and I will get back to you when I can!


I’m all for honesty. Harlow and Thistle will always disclose sponsored or affiliate posts and links.

*this means I will never offer paid do follow links*

Harlow and Thistle may receive revenue through ads, sponsored posts, or affiliate links to help subsidize the costs of running a blog. Anything I share on Lemon Thistle (paid or not) I truly use and love. Pinky swear. See more on advertising below.


Please play nice. I love your comments and feedback SO much, I could never do this without all your support, encouragement, and suggestions. Please know that I reserve the right to remove any comments I find to be hurtful to myself or others.

Privacy Policy

Harlow and Thistle does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit to this blog other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience- done through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings. If you choose to enter your email address to be notified of responses to your comments, that will be stored in the comment system. Read more about cookies below.

I am not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without my permission.

Email Newsletters & Can Spam Laws

I comply with Can Spam laws, if you’re getting email from me you’ve opted in while visiting the blog, and then confirmed you’d like to be receiving mail (double opt-in). You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of your email.

On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes (I sell some pretty rad products, if you haven’t spotted them yet!). All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user- making them better for you! This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.

Use of “Cookies”

Harlow and Thistle uses “cookies” – data that is transferred from Harlow and Thistle to your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit Harlow and Thistle. The Website uses cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize Website content based on visitors’ browser type or other information that the visitor sends. Cookies may also be used by third-party services, such as Google Analytics, as described herein.

Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

Harlow and Thistle uses web beacon tracking and scripts from third party suppliers which, on behalf of Harlow and Thistle collects information about how website visitors use and communicate with the website. This way we can see how we acquire web traffic, which parts of the website that are most used and which links visitors click most. We use this information to further improve and develop the content of our website and our digital advertising. *Think Google Analytics*


Display Ads

We may use third-party advertising companies to serve content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use cookies, as noted above. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit

Retargeting Ads

From time to time, the Website may engage in remarketing efforts with third-party companies, such as Google, Facebook, or Instagram, in order to market the Website. These companies use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to the Website.

Facebook: Opt-out of Facebook remarketing here

Google: Opt-out of Google remarketing here

Affiliate Program Participation

The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions. Basically, if it’s something I would normally share with you (or that I’ve been asked about- hey, where’s that lamp from? What craft glue do you use?), if I can link through an affiliate program and earn a small incentive, I will do that.

Harlow and Thistle 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 links to  As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.


Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at to be removed from our mailing list.

Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to

Amend – You may contact us at to amend or update your personal information (say- change your email address if you get a new one!).

Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.


At no time should you submit sensitive personal information to this Website. This includes your social security number or SIN of course, but also information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information to us, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.


The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Harlow and Thistle reserves the right to revise the privacy policy without prior notice. Therefore we ask you to review this policy now and check it regularly if you are a frequent visitor to the website. If you have any questions feel free to contact me directly at colleen {at} harlowandthistle {dot} com.

By visiting our website and submitting your personal information, you accept that your personal data will be processed according to this privacy policy. You may also be requested to provide your authorization for any personal data that may be collected and stored.