Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Chatham Kent Quilters’ Guild, founded in 1998, is a group of people passionate about quilting.

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use General Analytics Tracking on this site and is powered by Jetpack. Jetpack privacy policy and information on how to opt out of analytics tracking is available here:

Who we share your data with

We do not sell or share personal information about you with other companies or organizations, however, if you are a member of our guild, your personal information might be shared with other guild members. If you are visiting our guild meeting as a guest, your name will be announced during the meeting to other guests and members.

Information may be provided to the public authorities if it’s required by the law or to protect our rights. This information includes your name, email address, home address, phone number, and photos.

Your photos might be shared publicly as a part of our guild meetings for educational purposes.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

We may keep your emails for as long as it is needed for customer service purposes.

If you are a member of our guild, your data will be kept indefinitely for administrative purposes, but you can request to erase your data after your membership expires.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us through the comments.

You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you once your membership expires. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

You can request that you name not be announced if you are visiting our guild meeting as a guest.

You can request to remove your photos from our website and facebook page.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information

Your privacy is very important to us, please send us a letter to the address listed below if you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy:

Chatham Kent Quilters’ Guild
BOX 120 – 450 Park Ave W
Chatham, Ontario