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Copyright & Content
All content on the Website is protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable laws, and are the property of the Quiltopia Canada unless otherwise noted.
Nothing on this Website may be, in whole or in part, sold or otherwise transmitted in any form or by any means for commercial purposes, except with the prior written permission of Quiltopia Canada.
The information on this Website is provided as general information and is not advice. If you need advice, you should contact a professional in your province or territory.
The full text of the disclaimer for the Website is below.
Email And Other Electronic Communications
Visiting the Website or sending emails to the Company constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Website, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
The Website may contain chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, comment sections or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group.
You agree that when using features of the Website that allow for communication by you, that you will not defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others.
You agree not to publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information, or upload files unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
You agree not to advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, or harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent or violate any applicable laws or regulations.
The Company has no obligation to monitor the user communications but reserves the right to review materials posted to the Website and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. The Company reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the user communication services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever and to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable laws.
Payment, Cancellation and Refund Policies
- Payment must be made in full prior to product(s) being shipped to the buyer.
- Fixed quotes are provided to buyers that include the details of the project, product or service to be supplied; the delivery date, and cost.
- All materials, labour, shipping, insurance and taxes are included in the price of the products and on quotes for custom products.
- 50% of the cost of custom products must be paid up front prior to work starting with the remainder being due upon completion when the product(s) are ready to be shipped.
- Payment of the 50% deposit against custom products constitutes agreement of the description of the product to be created as noted on the latest version of the quotation provided to the buyer.
- Payments may be made by e-transfer to email@example.com; via certified cheque or money order made out to Quiltopia Canada or cash.
Changes and Cancelation Policy
- Once the work has started, any changes to the quote would be negotiated between Quiltopia Canada and the buyer. Additional payment or credit may be processed to account for price differences as agreed upon by both parties.
- Once payment is received for ready-made products or patterns, orders can only be canceled prior to shipping of the product(s). Once the product has been shipped, refer to refund policy.
- Once the 50% down payment is received for custom products, NO REFUND will be given for the deposit in the event the buyer wants to cancel the order. Quiltopia Canada my request partial payment against the remaining 50% to account for work completed at the time of cancelation.
- All reasonable efforts are made to meet deadlines, however, if and when unavoidable circumstances arise that may result in a delay, Quiltopia Canada will contact the buyer to advise them of changes to a delivery date. Unavoidable circumstances may include but not be limited to supply chain delays in getting materials; delays in delivery of finished product(s) due to acts of God, COVID-19, postal/delivery service strikes or events; terrorist attacks; serious illness of the Quilt Maker, their staff or family etc.
- Shipping includes insurance in case the product is lost or damaged. Please contact Quiltopia Canada if the product does not arrive or is damaged so that we can contact and claim against the insurer and either process a refund, remake the quilt or make good.
- Full or partial refunds may be provided at the sole discretion of Quiltopia Canada if buyers are not satisfied with the product. Buyers MUST contact us within 5 calendar days of receiving the product to discuss the issue and confirm eligibility for return. Return shipping will always be at the buyers expense and must include insurance for the value paid for the product as well as ensure a signature is required and no safe drop option is selected as part of the insurance. The product must be returned in pristine condition within 20 days from receipt of the product.
This agreement between you, the user, and Quiltopia Canada, shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the province of Nova Scotia and the laws of Canada applicable therein. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Nova Scotia in any proceeding related to this agreement.
The information on this Website operated by Quiltopia Canada is for general information and education on quilting only.
By visiting this Website, you have not retained Quiltopia Canada to give professional advice and the information on the Website should not be considered a substitute for professional advice.
Quiltopia Canada makes no warranty as to the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information on this Website or any Website that can be accessed through this Website.
Quiltopia Canada assumes no liability for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages of any kind, whether brought in contract or tort, arising out of or in connection with this Website, the inability to use this Website or the use, reliance upon, or performance of any material contained in or accessed from this Website, or any linked Website, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.
By using this Website, you agree to take full responsibility for any harm or damage you suffer as a result of the use, or non-use, of the information available on this Website or the resources available for use or download from this Website. You agree to use judgment and conduct due diligence before taking any action or implementing any action or program suggested or recommended on this Website.
Quiltopia Canada is not responsible for any errors or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of any information on this Website.
Quiltopia Canada has neither received compensation for products or services nor is an affiliate of other company in exchange for endorsing their products or services. Access to any third-party website from this Website does not constitute an affiliation with or endorsement of such sites or their operators.
Quiltopia Canada had made every effort to produce and represent the content and programs described on this Website. There is, however, no guarantee that you will earn any money or save money using the techniques and ideas. If revenue or sales figures are presented on our Website and our other social media or email channels, we are showcasing exceptional results, which do not reflect the average experience. You should not rely on any revenue, sales, or earnings information we present as any kind of promise, guarantee, or expectation of any level of success or earnings. Subject to our Refund Policy, we provide content without any express or implied warranties. By continuing to use our Website and content, you agree that we are not responsible for any decision you may make regarding any information presented or as a result of purchasing any of our products or services. Any claims made of actual earnings or examples of actual results can be verified upon request.
Any testimonials presented on this Website from past clients or customers of our products and services are actual and truthful statements. By using this Website, you specifically recognize and agree that the testimonials are not a guarantee of results that you or anyone else will obtain by using any products or services offered on this Website.
Information on this Website may be changed or updated at any time without notice.
Our privacy commitment is based on the ten principles contained in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada) (“PIPEDA”).
Personal Information under PIPEDA or other applicable privacy legislation is any information about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.
Why do we collect Personal Information?
We collect Personal Information in order to provide quilting design and/or products to you. In addition, we may distribute publications and offer educational opportunities concerning quilting, which we provide as a service to you and others in our community.
The Company collects your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. If you register to download a PDF or resources, sign up for our newsletter, and/or purchase a product from us, we collect your information. We use this information to track your preferences and to keep you informed about the products and services you have selected to receive and any related products and/or services.
How do we collect personal information?
We collect personal information only by lawful and fair means, and only collect personal information that is reasonably necessary for the legitimate purposes identified and for which consent has been obtained.
Information You Provide To Us.
The Website provides various places for users to provide information. We collect information that users provide by filling out forms on the Website, communicating with us via contact forms, responding to surveys, search queries on our search feature, providing comments or other feedback, and providing information when ordering a product or service via the Website. We use information you provide to us to deliver the requested product and/or service, to improve our overall performance, and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Tracking Technology
As you navigate through our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies including Google Analytics to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. This will generally include information about your location, your traffic pattern through our Website, and any communications between your computer and our Website. Among other things, we will collect data about the type of computer you use, your Internet connection, your IP address, your operating system, and your browser type. The information we collect automatically is used for statistical data and will not include personal information. We use this data to improve our Website and our service offerings. To the extent that you voluntarily provide personal information to us, our systems will associate the automatically collected information with your personal information.
Similar to other commercial websites, our Website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how our site is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our site, and websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address. The Company reserves the right to use technological equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites so as to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting that social media website. The Company reserves the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received online, mail, and telephone. This also applies when you register for our website, sign up through any of our forms using your email address or make a purchase on this site. For further information see the email policies below.
We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and will not disclose your email address to any third parties except as required by law. All e-mails sent by us will be in compliance with the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”), including clearly stating who the e-mail is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. In addition, all e-mail messages will also contain concise information on how to remove yourself from our mailing list so that you receive no further e-mail communication from us. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the e-mail.
How do we use your information?
We use personal information for purposes of presenting our Website and its contents to you, providing you with information, providing you with offers for products and services, providing you with information about your subscriptions and products, carrying out any contract between you and the Company, administering our business activities, providing customer service, and making available other items and services to our customers and prospective customers.
From time-to-time, we may use the information you provide to us to make you offers to purchase products and services provided by third parties in exchange for a commission to be paid to us by such third parties. Should you opt to take part in such promotions, the third parties will receive your information. From time-to-time, we may use the information you provide to us to display advertisements to you that are tailored to your personal characteristics, interests, and activities.
Disclosure of Information
As a general rule, we do not sell, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any information collected either automatically or through your voluntary action. We may disclose your personal information to our subsidiaries, affiliates, and service providers for the purpose of providing our services to you.
We may disclose your personal information to a third party, including a lawyer or collection agency, when necessary to enforce our terms of service or any other agreement between you and the Company. We may provide your information to any successor or assign in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company’s asserts and/or business. We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it, or for the protection of our legal rights, or when compelled by a court or other governmental entity to do so.
We use appropriate security measures to protect against loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, use or modification of personal information. Such measures will vary depending on the sensitivity, amount, format, nature and storage of the personal information and will involve, as applicable, physical, organizational and electronic security measures, including premises security, restricted file access, technological safeguards including security software and firewalls to prevent unauthorized computer access, and password and security policies. In communicating with us, you should be aware that e-mail is not a fully secure medium.
Updating Information and Correcting Errors
Since we use your personal information to provide goods or services to you, it is important that the information be accurate and up-to-date. If any of your information changes, is inaccurate or incomplete, please inform us so that we can make any necessary changes.
Access to Personal Information
We will respond promptly to any request for access to your personal information and will advise you of the cost, if any, prior to the retrieval of such records or information. We will not respond to requests for access to personal information that are frivolous, vexatious or repetitious. In certain circumstances, we may be unable to provide access to some or all of the personal information that we hold about you.
Visitor GDPR Rights
If you are visiting this Website from within the European Union (“EU”), you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU which include the following:
We will retain the any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) We decide that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.
You have the right to request access to your data that we store and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.
You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.
You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.
To the extent that you provided consent to the our processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
For more information about your rights as a website visitor from the EU and the GDPR, please see the European Commission website here - https://ec.europa.eu/commission/priorities/justice-and-fundamental-rights/data-protection/2018-reform-eu-data-protection-rules_en.
Questions, concerns or requests for access
Privacy Officer Name and Contact Information – Jill Green 902-719-3030 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective Date of Policy – January 20, 2022