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Security & Privacy Notice

1. Ty Collector ( is published as an education and reference service by Heartegrity, a non-profit North Carolina corporation. The site administrators are Leon & Sondra Schlossberg, avid collectors of all the Ty product lines. Heartegrity is not a Ty-authorized retailer and is not affiliated with Ty Inc.

2. The Ty Collector host server runs software that creates summary statistics used to assess what information is of most and least interest to site visitors; assist with technical design specifications; and identify system performance or problem areas.

3. For site security purposes and to ensure this service remains available to all interested visitors, the server hosting Ty Collector also runs software that monitors network traffic to facilitate identification of unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

4. Ty Collector is registered with and webmaster services that provide site statistics and content analysis services to assist with management and design of the site.

5. Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.

6. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information at the Ty Collector Internet site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.

7. Email addresses provided by visitors using the site contact form are not shared, sold or otherwise provided to third parties. Email addresses are used only to provide a response to a comment or question from the person who used the contact form. At some time in the future upon completion of the Ty Collectors Museum, archived contact form email addresses will be used one time only, to notify senders the museum is open for visitors.

8. Cookies to collect or retain information are not used at this site. A Google sript is used to assist with site use analytics.

9. This privacy policy may be modified, updated or otherwise changed at any time at the sole discretion of the site publishers. Any changes to the privacy policy will be posted on this page.

10. Use the on-site contact form to communicate with Leon and/or Sondra Schlossberg with questions or comments about

Privacy policy revision history

April 6, 2021 - para 8 above expanded to add notification about use of Google script

January 6, 2020 - para 1 above reworded for better understanding. No change in basic information.

October 29, 2017 - page re-coded to new HTML5 standard and corrected minor grammatical errors.

January 1, 2015 - Privacy policy updated to add one-time emailing to announce museum opening.

May 6, 2014 - Privacy policy language and general provisions updated May 6, 2014.

March 7, 2011 - Privacy policy updated to add Heartegrity affiliation information.

August 16, 2010 - Privacy policy updated to add notification about Facebook cookies.

April 16, 2010 - Privacy policy updated to add "email address" provision.