Richens/Timm  Academy  of Irish  Dance


Privacy, Disclaimers & Legal Terms of Use

Privacy Policy...

Why Do We Gather Information?

The Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Danceis a for-profit corporation operating schools of Irish dance presently in three cities in Ohio and Indiana (Columbus, Dayton and Indianapolis). To consistently provide quality information and excellent services along with protecting personal information that we may find necessary to run our organization and provide these services, we may gather personal information to allow us to better serve your needs in a timely manner and to give you a more personalized experience with The Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance. The information we collect helps us better fit our offering to your specific needs and interests.

What information do we gather?

The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site. When you visit our web site, our web server automatically recognizes the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an American Online account), the date and time you access our site, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the Web site from where you came, what type of web browser you are using, and what pages you access on our site. This information enables us to run site usage tools and create statistics about our site. These statistics help us to better understand how our site is being used and what we can do to make it more useful to visitors.

Certain pages on our site may, now or in the future, require or request that you to provide more information about yourself to gain access or to receive feedback or additional data from us. This information volunteered by you, such as survey information and/or comments or feedback, is used only for internal purposes and is not shared with people or non-agent organizations outside of The Richens/Timm Academy and its cultural affiliate support organizations The Irish Dance Association of Dayton (IDAD), The Columbus Celtic Dancers, The Irish Dance Association of Columbus (IDAC) and the Irish Dancers of Indianapolis (IDI).

We may choose to make some pages accessible only by providing a valid username and password. The ability to acquire a username and password is contingent upon membership in good standing, and we store data about our members in a secure database on our server. When seeking access to pages of varied levels of security, the username and password you enter is validated against the contents of our database. If a username and password are present as entered, access will be granted or denied depending upon the permission level granted for that unique username and password. In this manner, we can secure personal information from unauthorized external access and limit access of some information within our organization and site to those determined eligible by The Richens/Timm Academy and our affiliate support organizations referenced above, on a need-to-know-basis.

How we use the information we gther?

The information that we collect is used to improve the content of our Web site. If you request specific information via e-mail or online forms, the The Richens/Timm Academy webmaster, assistant webmaster(s), executive board, business managers, teachers or parent volunteers (committees) may use such information to contact you for any variety of purposes. This information is not shared with other organizations outside our Cultrual Affiliate support organizations, or for commercial purposes. We will never sell or give away our member list or database contents.

At times, information we gather will be used to improve organizational efforts or make a determination of consensus. In the future, we may add an e-commerce component to our site to enable on-line payment of tuition, other fees, and or purchase relevant merchandise.

How we use "cookies"?

A "cookie" is a small file stored on your computer by a web site that gives you a numeric user ID and stores certain information about your activity on the site. We use cookies to let us know that you are a prior visitor and to provide certain features to you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but most allow you to instruct your browser to prevent the use of cookies. If you disable this feature, you will not experience any functionality problems with our web site.


The Richens/Timm Academy wants you to be aware that when you click on links and/or banners that take you to third-party web sites, you will be subject to the third parties' privacy policies, not ours. While we support the protection of privacy on the Internet, we cannot be responsible for the actions of third parties. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement and user terms and conditions whenever interacting with, and prior to providing any personal information to, any other web site.


If you would like to update or correct information previously provided to us, please send an e-mail with your new information to If we enable on-line facilities, we may provide a mechanism where you may also change your profile to correct personal information on-line.

Your Consent and Changes to this Policy

Subject to the above provisions, by using our web site, you consent to the collection and use of information by us and the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may change our Privacy Policy from time to time and we will post those changes so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

Privacy Policy Changes

The Richens/Timm Academy reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. We will promptly reflect any such modifications in these web pages.




The Richens/Timm Academy makes no representations and disclaims all warranties of any kind to users and third parties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information on this web site or the fitness of that information for any purpose. The Richens/Timm Academy will not be liable in any way for any lost profits or savings, or any other consequential, incidental or punitive damages whatsoever based on the information in this site, even if The Richens/Timm Academy has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The statements herein are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an independent product warranty. All responsibility or liability for any damages caused by viruses contained within the electronic files or at the site is disclaimed. The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on this web site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of The Richens/Timm Academy or others. Nothing contained in this web site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the web site without prior permission of The Richens/Timm Academy or such other Trademark owner. Although The Richens/Timm Academy regularly and frequently deletes old information on its site, site visitors should assume that information contained on the site is current only as of the date such information was posted. Any disputes that may arise out of, result from, or are in connection herewith shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Dayton or Columbus, Ohio OR Indianapolis, IN at the discretion of Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance.

User agrees and consents to venue in Dayton or Columbus, OH or Indianapolis, IN and the in personam jurisdiction of the aforementioned courts. The language in this disclaimer shall be interpreted as to its fair meaning and not strictly against The Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance. The Richens/Timm Academy may modify these Terms of Use at any time. In addition, other terms of use may be contained throughout the web site. Please revisit this page periodically to check its modification date and be aware of the other terms of use contained in the web site.

Legal Terms of Use...

By using the Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance   ("RICHENS/TIMM ACADEMY") web site, you agree to the following Terms of Use. If you do not agree with these terms, promptly discontinue use of the web site and do not read or download any further information from the web site.


The Richens/Timm Academy owns and operates this web site. All of the information contained in the web site is RICHENS/TIMM ACADEMY' property unless indicated otherwise. You may view and download information from this web site for your personal, non-commercial use as long as you retain with it the information regarding RICHENS/TIMM ACADEMY' proprietary rights, including copyright notices. You may not modify the information contained in the web site unless you have been designated as an individual given permission and access to do so. Modification or unauthorized use of the information is a violation of U.S. copyright law and other proprietary rights. Graphics presented at this site may not be reproduced without written permission from The Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance (see contact page for our mailing address).

The technical aspects of this Website - the underlying code and scripts that make it operational are the intellectual property of Creative By Clark who designed and developed the Richens/Timm Website. Do not copy or attempt to reverse engineer any aspect of this site, and we closely monitor access logs. Violators will be subject to legal action for violation of posted copyrights. Creative By Clark welcomes contact should you have interest in securing a Website.

The content of any comments, suggestions, questions, information and feedback received by The Richens/Timm Academy shall be deemed to be non-confidential. The Richens/Timm Academy shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to use, disclose, reproduce and distribute the information to others without limitation. Further, The Richens/Timm Academy shall be free to use any concepts, ideas, know-how or techniques contained in such information for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products incorporating such information. The Richens/Timm Academy shall be free to use information related to the electronic statistical usage of its web site by others.

The Richens/Timm Academy has provided links to other web sites solely for your convenience. When you use these links, you leave RICHENS/TIMM ACADEMY' web site. The Richens/Timm Academy is not responsible for the content of these other sites, and you access and use them at your own risk. We provide external links in a new browser window or tab so that you may remain on the Richens/Timm Academy Website. We would appreciate notice to our webmaster if you find a problem with an external link.

The Richens/Timm Academy may change the information, services or other material described or contained in the web site at any time and for any reason.

Privacy matters and so does Copyright. Notice:

All images and copy on this Website are the intellectual Copyright of The Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance.

You may not link to our Website without our permission.

This Website was created for the Richens/Timm Academy of Irish Dance as a gift from Creative By Clark. All technical aspects of this Website to include the code are the technical copyrights of Creative By Clark or the developers of specific tools utilized which require license.

We will routinely check for copy infringement using various tools available and present violators with an initial Cease & Desist Order. Those who persist in violating our copyrights risk legal action which can include alloweable penalties by law and remedies by having domains blocked.

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