Terms and Conditions
conditions apply to all of The Knitting Guild Association sites and domains,
including but not limited to: www.TKGA.com. By accessing this site, you agree to
1. These sites and domains must not be used to sell or
promote any commercial product or service, or by any merchant or web site
offering commercial goods and/or services without prior written permission from
The Knitting Guild Association.
2. This site must not be used to
disseminate any information in the name of The Knitting Guild Association which
has not been supplied or given previous approval by The Knitting Guild
3. This web site is protected by federal copyright laws.
The name of The Knitting Guild Association and any other intellectual property
belonging to The Knitting Guild Association, including, but not limited to, the
contents of all of The Knitting Guild Association sites and domains listed
above, is the property of The Knitting Guild Association, and must not be used
on any other web site without prior written permission from The Knitting Guild
Association, nor must it be used in conjunction with any unethical, immoral or
obscene materials, communications or web site content. Content may not be
reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, or transferred in any form or by any
means, except with the prior written permission of The Knitting Guild
Association, except that users may download pages or other content for their own
personal use on a single computer, but no part of such content may be otherwise
or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, or transferred, in any
form or by any means, except with the prior written agreement of, and with
express attribution to, The Knitting Guild Association.
4. Use of
information from this web site to form e-mail "spam" lists or solicitation lists
of any kind, or related to any activity or event is strictly prohibited.
5. Use of any of the written content of any of The Knitting Guild
Association sites or domains on any other web site or printed material without
prior written permission from The Knitting Guild Association is prohibited.
6. Use of The Knitting Guild Association broadcasts or publications
and/or any other vehicle of communication provided on any of The Knitting Guild
Association sites or domains to harass, deliberately misinform, or deliberately
mislead or confuse others is strictly prohibited.
7. This Web site is
provided by The Knitting Guild Association on an "as is” and "as available”
basis. The Knitting Guild Association makes no representations or warranties of
any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to merchantability and
fitness for a particular use, as to the operation of this site or the
information, content, materials, or products included on this site. The Knitting
Guild Association in particular makes no warranty or representation, express or
implied, that the information contained or referenced herein is accurate or
complete. Use of this site is at a user’s sole risk. The Knitting Guild
Association shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever for direct, indirect,
incidental, consequential, compensatory, or punitive damages resulting from the
use, access, or inability to use this information, nor shall The Knitting Guild
Association be liable or responsible in any way for possible errors or omissions
in the contents hereof, or for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from
the use of or reliance upon information contained herein. Nothing in this Web
site is to be construed as a recommendation to use any product, process,
equipment or formulation, or as an endorsement, certification or approval of any
product, service, or company, unless specifically stated to the contrary by The
Knitting Guild Association.
8. The Knitting Guild Association makes no
representations and provides no warranties whatsoever concerning third party
sites. The fact that The Knitting Guild Association has provided a link to a
third party site does not constitute an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship
or affiliation by The Knitting Guild Association with respect to such third
party site or its owners or providers or any products or services mentioned or
offered at the third party site unless expressly stated to the contrary. The
Knitting Guild Association expressly disclaims any responsibility for the
content, the accuracy of the information and/or quality of products or services
provided by, advertised on, or sold through, all third party sites.
the extent that the above terms and conditions impose any requirements or
restrictions upon users, failure to comply may result in legal action by The
Knitting Guild Association.
These terms and conditions are subject to
amendment without prior notice.
TKGA respects the privacy of its customers and other
visitors to its Web site. TKGA strongly believes that if electronic commerce and
online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information
provided online is used responsibly and appropriately.
online privacy, TKGA has implemented the following policy.
What Information Does TKGA Collect?
Most data TKGA
collects are used only to help TKGA better serve its customers. It is our
general policy to collect and store only personal information that our customers
and visitors knowingly provide. If our privacy policies change, we will notify
all users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the Web
From General Users. TKGA does not collect any
personal information from users browsing its Web site. Users to the public areas
of TKGA's Web site browse anonymously. Only aggregate data – such as the number
of hits per page — are collected. Aggregate data are only used for internal and
marketing purposes and do not provide any personally identifying information.
From TKGA Customers. To gain access to certain
e-commerce and personalization features on the TKGA Web site, customers and
other users are asked to register and provide some limited information. These
data are submitted voluntarily. TKGA asks users to provide their name, member
number (where association membership information is collected during show
registration), company name (for trade shows), street address, city, state, zip
code or country, phone, and e-mail. Similar information may be submitted to TKGA
through association membership applications, show registration and miscellaneous
No Information About Children. The Knitting
Guild Association does not knowingly, directly or passively, collect information
from children under the age of 13. If we create offers and products that make it
appropriate to collect information from children under the age of 13, we will
notify you of the change in this Policy.
Forums. Our Site makes forums, message boards, and/or news groups
available to its users. Please remember that any information you disclose in
these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when
deciding to disclose your personal information. The Knitting Guild Association
prohibits users from using any information gleaned from public profiles or other
personal information contained on any of our Board forums or Chat rooms, or
other TKGA web services, for the purpose of sending unsolicited commercial
emails, "hate emails" or "spam" to our members. Club/Guild/Chapter listing
information is posted on the Site for the sole purpose of assisting members in
communication within The Knitting Guild Association only, and is not to be used
to form solicitation lists of any kind.
TKGA Use Data Collected?
TKGA uses information voluntarily submitted
by customers in the following ways:
TKGA Customer Services and
Products. Generally, TKGA and its direct subsidiaries use data
collected to improve its own Web content; to respond to visitors' interests,
needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.
Disclosures to Third Parties. TKGA may also make show
registrant contact information available to show exhibitors using the Web site.
In addition, TKGA incorporates information users provide into hard copies of the
post-show attendee registration list that it provides to show exhibitors. On
occasion, TKGA may also provide limited data to third parties that offer
products and services.
Consent to Use Personal
Information. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1984 and
1998 (as applicable), TKGA or its agents must store, host and otherwise process
the information (including personal data) supplied by the User when registering
for this Web site. TKGA may send such data outside the European Economic Area
for processing. If you reside in the European Union, please indicate your
consent that the personal information you have provided may be transferred and
stored in countries outside of the EU, including the United States. User
supplies as defined above when registering for the Web site in order to allow
TKGA (or its designated agents) to use the information to send the User
unsolicited direct mail advertisements, promotions, and solicitations for third
parties' products and services.
Credit Card Account
Information. TKGA does not disclose credit card account information
provided by its customers. When customers choose to pay using their credit
cards, TKGA submits the information needed to obtain payment to the appropriate
How Does TKGA Use
Cookies are files that contain information created by a Web
server that can be stored on a User's hard disk for use either during a
particular session ("per-session" cookie) or for future use ("persistent"
e-commerce functions, store and track passwords, determine appropriate
solicitations, and review navigation patterns.
Cookies are not used to
disseminate significant information about Users over the Internet or to analyze
any information that Users have knowingly or unknowingly provided. Users may
instruct their Internet browsers to opt out of accepting a "persistent" cookie
and rather accept only a "per-session" cookie, but may need to log in each time
they visit the site to enjoy the full benefits. If the user declines the
attachment of any cookie, the user may not have access to the full benefits of
the Web site. Registration enables the site to better determine customers'
interest areas and provide the most relevant information.
What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other
This Web site contains links to other Web sites. TKGA has no
control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such
What Means Of Redress Are
If any User suspects TKGA has handled its personal
information in a manner that does not comply with this privacy statement, please
contact us by e-mailing to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (740) 452-4541.