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Terms and Conditions

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to Vikisews.com. We inform you that your personal data is processed when you use our website and that it is kept confidential. Data protection and security are of paramount importance to us, which is why we are committed to protecting your privacy and treating your personal data confidentially.

1. What does personal data mean?

"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. If we are unable (with a great deal of time and effort) to communicate directly with you, this information will not be considered personal data.

2. How do we collect and process your personal data?

You can visit and read most of the content on our website without providing any personal information.

In order to access various content elements, such as technical documentation, videos, subscriptions to event notifications or special marketing material, you are required to provide your email address and name, which we will process in accordance with all applicable data protection requirements.

We will use your email address to provide you with additional information about products and services if you subscribe to our newsletter, free product updates, and special offers. Subscription is voluntary and you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the email.

Vikisews.com Data Protection Principles

Our site is mainly designed in a way that limits the collection and processing of personal data to a minimum. In some cases, we are obliged to transfer your personal data to third parties in connection with the requirements of applicable law. This is the case, for example, when there is reason to suspect a user of committing a crime or misuse of our site.

We may use external service providers to provide certain services. Since such external service providers must have access to personal data, we ensure that any such access will be limited to the extent necessary to provide the relevant service. In addition, such external service providers must comply with all applicable data protection regulations.

Do we use cookies?

We use different types of cookies (small text files placed on your device):

  • User input cookies
  • Authorization cookies
  • First party analytics cookies

You can set your browser settings so that cookies are blocked or your system informs you whenever a website wants to set cookies. However, you should be aware that due to the blocking of cookies, you will no longer be able to use all the functions of our website.

How do we protect your personal data?

The personal data we collect is stored on secure servers. Access is only permitted to a limited number of authorized persons, who are required to manage our website or to ensure its proper functionality, especially with regard to technical support.

What are your rights with respect to your personal information?

You can access and change your profile by logging in to your account.

If you wish, we will inform you about the personal data we keep about you and for what purpose(s). If we ever keep incorrect data about you, despite the fact that we make every effort to keep the data stored in our possession accurate and up-to-date, we will correct it as soon as we discover the inaccuracy or upon your request.

In such cases, please contact: info@vikisews.com.

In case you want us to delete your personal information or to withdraw consent to the specific processing of your personal data, please contact us in the same way. You can also delete account information by confirming this setting on your profile.

If deleting your data is not possible for technical or legal reasons, we will block the relevant data.

Product copyright protection.

The use of Vikisews patterns is permitted:

  • for personal use. It is prohibited to share VikiSews patterns and instructions with third parties, as well as to publish patterns and instructions online for public access using the network Internet and other digital networks. Non-compliance with these rules is a violation of the US legislation in the field of copyright and entails the responsibility of the infringer. Illegal use or distribution will be prosecuted in accordance with legislation.
  • for commercial purposes only when sewing clothes to order, creating collections of clothing, provided that the patterns are used only in production without subsequent distribution to individuals.

Personal user account: access and storage of data.

The user's personal account is designed for the convenience of using the site, storing data about purchases, communicating with the support service and taking distance courses.

Access to the personal account is opened automatically when the first purchase is made or by the user. Access is organized when you enter a login (e-mail address) and a password - data about which comes in an e-mail, simultaneously with the first purchase, or after self-registration on the website.

The seller guarantees the safety of the purchase data in the personal account for 1 year from the date of purchase. To ensure the safety of the purchased product to be downloaded for an unlimited period, we ask you to save it on your own media.

Access to the personal account may be restricted in the event of:

- during technical works,

- during work on updating the website.

You can find out the access restrictions for a particular event by emailing us at info@vikisews.com.

Blocking access to your personal account is possible in case of detection of facts of violation of the conditions specified in the paragraph "Product copyright protection" of this agreement.

Free sewing patterns. In case you acquire a free sewing pattern (listed in the "free patterns" category of the website), we will send you a letter consisting of helpful materials that apply to the chosen pattern and include your email address in the Vikisews newsletter list. You may cancel the subscription to the newsletter by clicking the "unsubscribe" link in any received letter.


Refund policy

1. Change of size and height of the pattern is possible via your user account before pattern was downloaded.
2. Refund can be processed only if pattern has not been downloaded.

How can you contact us?

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the protection of your personal data processed in connection with your use of our website, please contact us: info@vikisews.com