Privacy Statement

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Northern Lights Quilters' Guild Website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Northern Lights Quilters' Guild, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Northern Lights Quilters' Guild also may collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that can be automatically collected by Northern Lights Quilters' Guild. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Website addresses. This information is used by Northern Lights Quilters' Guild for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Northern Lights Quilters' Guild.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Northern Lights Quilters' Guild public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Northern Lights Quilters' Guild does not read any of your private online communications.

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild encourages you to review the privacy statements of Websites you choose to link to from Northern Lights Quilters' Guild so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Northern Lights Quilt Guild is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Websites outside of the Northern Lights Quilters' Guild Website.

Use of your Personal Information

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild may collect and uses your personal information to operate the Northern Lights Quilters' Guild Website and deliver the services you have requested. Northern Lights Quilters' Guild can also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Northern Lights Quilt Guild and its affiliates. Northern Lights Quilters' Guild may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild does not sell, rent or lease its user lists to third parties. Northern Lights Quilters' Guild may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Northern Lights Quilters' Guild may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide user support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Northern Lights Quilt Guild, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild may keep track of the Websites and pages our users visit within Northern Lights Quilters' Guild, in order to determine what Northern Lights Quilt Guild services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Northern Lights Quilters' Guild to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild Websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Northern Lights Quilters' Guild or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Northern Lights Quilters' Guild; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Northern Lights Quilt Guild, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Northern Lights Quilters' Guild Website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Northern Lights Quilt Guild pages, or register with Northern Lights Quilters' Guild site or services, a cookie helps Northern Lights Quilters' Guild to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Northern Lights Quilters' Guild Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Northern Lights Quilt Guild features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Northern Lights Quilt Guild services or Websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Northern Lights Quilters' Guildsecures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and user feedback. Northern Lights Quilters' Guild encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Northern Lights Quilt Guild is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Northern Lights Quilters' Guild has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Northern Lights Quilters' Guild through our contact us page or through regular means.

Northern Lights Quilters' Guild
c/o PO Box 942
Smoky Lake, Alberta   T0A 3C0,
Canada

Telephone:  (780) 656-3532

We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.