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Yarn Trader regards customer privacy as an important part of our relationship with our customers. The following privacy policy applies to all Yarn Trader users, and conforms to Internet privacy standards.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact Tanya Keen on 08 7222 0525.

Collection of Information

In order to use the Yarn Trader website, we may require information from you in order to provide the best service possible.
All correspondence may also be collected and stored, particularly in regard to sales, support and accounts, including Email.
Any information collected by Yarn Trader is collected via correspondence from you or your company. This may be via the telephone, Email, mail, fax or directly through our website.

Use of Collection Information

Any details collected from Yarn Trader customers is required in order to provide you with our products and/or services, and a high level of customer service. Correspondence is recorded in order to provide service references, and to assist in our staff development.

Storage of Collected Information

The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card numbers) on our website, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). When Credit Card details are collected, we simply pass them on in order to be processed as required. We never permanently store complete Credit Card details.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
If you have any questions about security on our Website, you can email us at info@yarntrader.com.au.

Access to Collected Information

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by emailing us at info@yarntrader.com.au.


If you purchase a product or service from us, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. You may be required to provide contact information (such as name, Email, and postal address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date).
We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. As part of processing an order, we will use this information to contact you. All transactions are processed in Australian Dollars.

Yarn Trader uses personally identifiable information for essential communications, such as Emails, accounts information, and critical service details. We may also use this information for other purposes, including some promotional Emails. If at any time a customer wishes not to receive such correspondence, they can request to be removed from any mailing lists by emailing us at info@yarntrader.com.au.
You will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.

Third Parties
Yarn Trader may at its discretion use other third parties to provide essential services on our site or for our business processes including provision of goods and services. We may share your details as necessary for the third party to provide that service.

Yarn Trader does not share any information with third parties for any unknown or unrelated uses.

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Website.


Links on the Yarn Trader site to external entities are not covered within this policy. The terms and conditions set out in this privacy statement only cover the domain name of www.yarntrader.com.au

Changes to Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by Email, or by means of a notice on our homepage.

Yarn Trader Security Policy
Yarn Trader uses the Stripe Payment Gateway for its online credit card transactions. Stripe processes online credit card transactions for thousands of Australian merchants, providing a safe and secure means of collecting payments via the Internet.

All online credit card transactions performed on this site using the stripe gateway are secured payments.
• Payments are fully automated with an immediate response.
• Your complete credit card number cannot be viewed by Yarn Trader or any outside party.
• All transactions are performed under 128 Bit SSL Certificate.
• All transaction data is encrypted for storage within Stripe’s bank-grade data centre, further protecting your credit card data.
• Stripe is an authorised third party processor for all the major Australian banks.
• Stripe at no time touches your funds; all monies are directly transferred from your credit card to the merchant account held by Yarn Trader.

Delivery Policy

Please note that exclusions apply to our flat rate Australian shipping fees for bulky items. This will be identified on individual items that it is subject to bulky shipping rates.

After ordering online, you will receive an email confirmation containing your order details (if you have provided your email address). We will normally confirm receipt of your order within a few minutes of ordering. We will attempt to send your goods within 1-3 working days; however if goods are unavailable delivery will take a little longer. We will endeavour to select the most timely method of shipping and provide an estimate of the delivery time with tracking information.

If you wish to query a delivery please contact us at info@yarntrader.com.au.

Refund & Returns Policy
In order to guarantee that our yarns are in the best possible condition and free from any contaminants we do not accepts returns of yarn or any other fibre goods once it has left the premises, or unless said goods are faulty. We also do not accept returns on special order items, books or other printed materials. For all other items we only accept returns if items are still in their original undamaged packaging and are in re-saleable condition and we are notified within 30 days of purchase with accompanying proof of purchase.  Please email us at info@yarntrader.com.au if you are not satisfied with your purchase so that we can resolve any problems. This does not affect your statitutory rights.

Actual yarn colours might differ from images shown and any difference does not constitute faulty goods.

Transference of dye onto hands (Crocking) may occur when using yarn. This is a normal occurance for hand dyed yarns, especially where deeper colours have been used. 

If you are concerned that your item may bleed when completed rinse the project in free flowing water before leaving to soak.

This refund policy does not apply to goods which have been worn or used, damaged after delivery, or if any attempt has been made to alter the product or if they have been dropped or broken. All products must be returned in their original condition. All postage and insurance costs are to be paid by the buyer. We recommend that you return the product via Registered post and that you pre pay all postage. You assume any risk of lost, theft or damaged goods during transit & therefore advise you take out shipment registration of insurance with your postal carrier. We will not be responsible for parcels lost or damaged in transit if you choose not to insure

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