Online Quilting Classes with Ricky Tims

Online Privacy Policy

Ricky Tims Quilts (aka 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 TheQuiltshow

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


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 Quilt.


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


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


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


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