Ricky Tims Quilts (aka www.letsquilttogether.com) and its subsidiary
companies, which include, but are not limited to, Ricky Tims Inc. (aka
rickytims.com), ARJJ Inc, (aka www.thequiltshow.com), and Ricky
Tims Creative (aka www.rickytimscreative.com) respect the privacy
rights of our online visitors and recognize the importance of protecting
the information collected about you. We have adopted the following
information you provide to us online.
• 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
• 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
c/o Ricky Tims Quilts, P.O. Box 392, La Veta, CO 81055
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
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
What is personal information and when does TheQuiltshow
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?
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
shopping cart and, where possible ads may be concerned, may make
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
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
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
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.
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