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Online Privacy Policy
Updated October 7, 2015

Ricky Tims Quilts (aka and and its subsidiary companies, which include, but are not limited to, Ricky Tims Inc. (aka, ARJJ Inc, (aka, and Ricky Tims Creative (aka respect the privacy rights of our online visitors and recognize the importance of protecting the information collected about you. We have adopted the following Online Privacy Policy that guides how we collect, store and use the information you provide to us online.

We take our Online Privacy Policy seriously and you can expect to be notified of:
• What personal information may be collected and by what means
• Whether information is collected from children aged 12 and under
• Who, if anyone, is collecting your personal information
• How this information may be used, including, who - if anyone - it might be shared with
• The consequences - if any - resulting from your refusal to provide personal information
• How you can access and, if necessary, change your personal information that we maintain.
• How a company ensures data security, quality, and integrity
• Where and how to ask questions or file complaints

Ricky Tims Quilts also adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles that were established by the U.S. Department of Commerce in consultation with the European Commission to comply with the European Commission's Directive on Data Protection that went into effect in October, 1998.

If you have any questions, complaints, or comments regarding our privacy statement or policies, please contact the Online Privacy Policy Administrator by writing to: Online Privacy Policy Administrator c/o Ricky Tims Quilts, P.O. Box 392, La Veta, CO 81055

This Online Privacy Policy applies to the Ricky Tims Quilts owned and operated by Ricky Tims Quilts. In addition, Ricky Tims Quilts may from time to time add new sites. Please note that this policy applies only to current or future sites maintained by Ricky Tims Quilts or its subsidiaries. This Online Privacy Policy does not apply to web sites maintained by other companies or organizations to which we link. This Online Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by Ricky Tims Quilts online, not offline.

Third Party Sites
If you click on a link to a third party site, including our sponsor's, advertiser's or member's websites, you leave the Ricky Tims Quilts site you are visiting and go to the site you selected. Because we cannot control the activities of third parties, we cannot accept responsibility for any use of your personal information by such third parties, and we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy and security practices as Ricky Tims Quilts. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any other service provider from whom you request services. If you visit a third party website that is linked to a Ricky Tims Quilts site, you should consult that site's Online Privacy Policy before providing any personal information.

What is personal information and when does Ricky Tims Quilts collect it?
Personal information is information that identifies you and may be used to contact you on-line or off-line. Ricky Tims Quilts collects personal information from our online visitors during (1) class registration, (2) contests (registration or claiming a prize), 3) warranty registration and/or during customer support or technical service requests, (4) marketing surveys and email campaigns, (5) when you order products or subscriptions from us online, (6) when you request services from third party service providers on our site, or (7) through the use of our online services. 

Information collected will vary depending upon the activity and may include your name, e-mail address, phone number, mobile number, home address, birth date and credit card information. In addition, we may collect demographic information such as gender, zip code, information about your computer, hardware, software, platform, media, Internet IP address and connection, information about online activity such as chat, message board postings and additional member profiles such as quilt information, shop information, and professional teacher's information. We may combine demographic information with personal information. In the event of contests, prize winners may also be required to provide Social Security or Social Identification Number for tax purposes.

Members must provide truthful account information in order to obtain access to most of the features on our site. Whatever the purpose may be, we will only collect information to the extent that is reasonably necessary to fulfill your requests and our legitimate business objectives.

Registering for a Class
Visitors registering for or purchasing a class will need to provide personal information and in many cases a valid credit card number and expiration date. Personal information will include your name, mailing address(es), phone number and e-mail address. Other personal information may be required as deemed appropriate by Ricky Tims Quilts.

You may choose to disclose information about yourself in the online user "profiles" on our site. Information that you disclose in a visible public "profile" is considered public information, and there is no expectation of privacy or confidentiality.

What about cookies and other technologies?
We use cookies and other technologies to passively collect demographic information, personalize your experience on our site and monitor advertisements and other activities. Cookies are small files downloaded to your computer to track movements within web sites. Certain areas of our site use cookies to keep track of your shopping cart and, where possible ads may be concerned, may make sure you don't see the same ad repeatedly. Also, we use cookies to deliver content specific to your interest and for other purposes. We also use "cookies" or other methods to monitor website usage. We collect information on member’s activity within our site and which ads or links are clicked. We may link cookie information to personal information.

Some ads on our site may contain cookies. Cookies received with banner ads may be collected by our ad companies. Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies whenever you visit a website. You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. Be advised that some areas of our sites will not function properly if you do so.

Other technologies used include clear GIFs and IP address logging. Clear GIFs (a.k.a. web bugs, beacons or tags) are small graphic images placed on a web page, web-based document, or in an e-mail message. Clear GIFs are invisible to the user because they are typically very small (only 1-by-1 pixel) and the same color as the background of the web page, document or e-mail message. We do not use clear GIFs to collect personal information about you. However, we may use clear GIFs to capture statistical usage information for our web pages, features or other elements on a web page. We may correlate this information to a user to personalize user experience and for statistical analysis of user experiences on our web pages.

Ricky Tims Quilts also maintains log files which contain Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses. An IP address is a numeric address that is assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. In general, we only use log files to monitor traffic on our Web sites, to report aggregate information to our advertisers and to troubleshoot technical problems. In the event of user abuse of our websites, however, we may block certain IP addresses or console IDs provided by our licensed hardware manufacturers. IP addresses and console IDs may be linked to personal information.

What happens to the information provided?
Ricky Tims Quilts does not disclose any personal information about children under 18 years of age who have registered on any of our websites to third parties, regardless of parental consent, or share or disclose personal information other than as set forth in this policy, provided however, that in the event of a merger, acquisition, or the unlikely event of bankruptcy, management of Ricky Tims Quilts'customer information may be transferred to its successor or assign.

The personal information you provide will allow us to alert you to new products, features and enhancements; special offers; upgrade opportunities; and contests and events of interest. From time to time, we are approached by companies and organizations that provide products or services that we believe may be of interest to you. In this event and at our discretion, Ricky Tims Quilts may send an email notice about the product or service, but we will not provide to the third-party your personal information.

We may use survey information in marketing surveys to select and direct advertising that is more likely to be of interest to a particular member. This information may be transmitted to an ad server owned by the advertising company to match members with ads that they are more likely to be interested in. However, we do not disclose any member's personal information to our advertisers without the member's consent. Participation in member surveys is entirely optional. We may share aggregate consumer data (which does not contain personal information) with the advertising companies.

From time to time, Ricky Tims Quilts may employ third-party contractors to collect personal information on our behalf, or to provide email delivery, product or promotional fulfillment, or other services on our sites. When requesting these services, you may be asked to supply your name, mailing address, telephone number and email address. When our third-party contractors collect and/or have access to the personal information you provide when requesting such services from Ricky Tims Quilts, Ricky Tims Quilts requires that they adhere to our stated privacy policies and protect the confidentiality of personal information they collect or have access to in the course of their engagement by Ricky Tims Quilts.

Finally, we may use your personal information for our internal marketing and demographic studies, so we can consistently improve our sites to better meet our visitors' needs. To enforce legal rights and the law, or when we have reason to believe that a disclosure is necessary to address potential or actual injury or interference with our rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage, we may also disclose personal information to law enforcement, or the appropriate civil authorities.

Where is the information held?
Ricky Tims Quilts is a global organization but our database resides on our servers and backup servers the United States. Your personal information may be transferred to, used, processed or held by Ricky Tims Quilts in the United States and in other countries, including countries both in and outside the European Union, and used for the purposes set out in this Online Privacy Policy.

Opt-out Provision
When we first collect information about you, we will offer you the opportunity to opt-out of having your personal information shared with parties outside of Ricky Tims Quilts or its subsidiaries (except to the extent required by law, court order, or as requested by other government or law enforcement authority). The Ricky Tims Quilts newsletter is optional and offered to site visitors as well as registered users. The newsletter is used for the purpose of notifying you of relevant information as it relates to Ricky Tims Quilts. Those opting to receive the newsletter also have the option of discontinuing the newsletter by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter.

Safeguarding Your Personal Information
We will only collect and use personal information in accordance with this Online Privacy Policy to the extent deemed reasonably necessary to serve our legitimate business purposes, and we will maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, accuracy and privacy of the information you have provided. In addition, we will take reasonable steps to assure that third parties to whom we transfer any personal information will provide sufficient protection of that information.

Review, Correction of Your Information and Requesting Removal from Mailing Lists and Deactivating Your Account
If for any reason you are concerned that the personal information maintained by Ricky Tims Quilts is not correct, or should you wish to have your account(s) deactivated please email the Online Privacy Policy Administrator. We will be happy to review, update or remove information as appropriate. We may still retain your information in our files however, to resolve disputes, enforce our user agreement, and due to technical and legal requirements and constraints related to the security, integrity and operation of our websites.

By using this site, you signify your assent to the Ricky Tims Quilts Online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, you will not be able to register for classes or no will you be able to participate in activities on the site which requires input of personal information thus preventing you from using any of the services provided on this site. We reserve the right to make changes in this policy at any time.

Please check the policy each time you use our web site to ensure you are aware of any changes in our privacy practices. Our Online Privacy Policy will indicate the date it was last updated. Also, if there is a substantive change in the way that we use your personal information, we will notify you via e-mail of the relevant changes. If you choose to opt-out of our changed practice, our e-mail will contain instructions on how to opt-out. Your continued use of our site will signify your acceptance of the changes to our Online Privacy Policy.