Privacy Policy

Who we are

Updated: 27th March 2022

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service and website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Cookies and Usage Data


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.

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside the United Kingdom and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United Kingdom and process it there.

Disclosing of your personal data to third parties

  • If we sell or buy any business or assets, we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If Rick khan or its assets are acquired by a third party, personal data of customers or visitors that have agreed to the storage of their personal data will be disclosed and transferred to that third party.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Our Contact forms store personal data including the following:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Details and information from your submitted message

Which we use in order to deal with questions and support related topics sent to us in order to reply and resolve any issues sent to us. By using our contact forms you agree to the storage of this data.


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.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Tracking & Cookies Data

Rickkhan uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
  • Tracking Cookies. We use Tracking Cookies for affiliate links that allow 3rd parties to identify that you have come to their site through an affiliate link. We also use Tracking cookies to monitor use of our site and to test levels of engagement.

Thrive themes cookies

We use a series of plugins which could be classed as tools that allow us to perform features on our website that both improve visitor experience and allow us to track visitor behavior on our website. The following are a list of the thrive plugins we use and what cookies they may place depending on what areas of the website you use and visit and are required for areas of our website to function correctly:

– Flag if impression existstve_leads_unique11 year
– Stores a page visit on the formtl_{group_id}_{form_id}_{variation_id}{log_id, refferer}30 days
– Stores a page visit on a form variation included in the A/B testt_{test_id}_f_{form_type_id}{content_id} //if the content is part of A/B Testin shows the same content for the same user;30 days
– Stores a conversion event for the form variationtl-conv-{content_id}11 year
– Stores a conversion event for the campaigntl_conversion_{group_id}11 year
– Flag if conversion exists for the campaigntl_conversion_{key}11 year
Notes:   – {log_id} – which represents an entry in DB for the following data: some internal IDs, IP, refferer, utm_source, utm_medium, utm_campaign, EMAIL – {referrer} – URL of the site from where the user came from – {utm_{cols}} – standard marketing query string variables – {key} = encrypt(array(user_email, {group_id}))

Thrive Optimize

 Stores unique impression/   conversion (based on event_type) for a page included in a testtop-variation-{event_type}-{test_id}-{page_id}{variation_id}30 days
– Stores a page visit on a page included in a testtop-impression-{test_item_id}{test_item_id}5 seconds
Notes:– event_type = [1,2]- test_id = autoincrement- page_id = autoincrement- variation_id = autoincrement- test_item_id = autoincrement

Thrive Quiz Builder

– Flag if impression existstqb-impression-{page_id}true(bool)30 days
– Unique cookie for each user (used for unique visits)tqb-impression-{page_id}-{user_unique_id}true(bool)30 days
– Flag if conversion existstqb-conversion-{page_id}true(bool)30 days
– Unique cookie for each user (used for unique conversion)tqb-conversion-{page_id}-{user_unique_id}true(bool)30 days
– Flag if social media conversion existstqb-conversion-social-media-{page_id}true(bool)30 days
– Unique cookie for each user (used for unique social media conversion)tqb-conversion-social-media-{page_id}-{user_unique_id}true(bool)30 days

Thrive Ultimatum

– Identify a campaign’s unique impressiontu_campaign_impression_{campaign_ID}lockdown: {email: {USER_EMAIL},log_id: {LOG_ID}}start_date: {date: CURRENT_DATE()time: CURRENT_TIME()},1 year or value set from admin
– Automatically marks a related campaign as started when it’s setup as a conversion event for another campaign; and the conversion for the original campaign has been triggered.tu_campaign_{campaign_ID}serialize([start_date => NOW()]))The duration set for the campaign (from admin)
– Forces a related campaign to be displayed for the user, even though other campaigns could be displayed.tu_force_campaign_{campaign_ID}NOW()The duration set for the campaign (from admin)
– Identifies the fact that the current visitor has made a conversion for a campaign.tu_campaign_conversion_{campaign_ID}NOW()For evergreen campaigns, as setup from admin; for the rest of them 1 year
– Makes sure this campaign will not be displayed anymore for the visitor that made a conversion.tu_campaign_end_{campaign_ID}‘end’10 years
SUMMARY:   We store the encrypted user email in order to prevent duplicated access to campaigns. The email is stored when the user is accessing the lockdown page with &email= query string parameter (received via marketing email most likely) NOTES: – lockdown saved only for Lockdown campaigns- LOG_ID – database log id – USER_EMAIL is encrypted one-way

Thrive Comments

– Used to prevent comment spamtve_secretrand()1 year
– Stores the information from a successfully logged user using social platforms ( FB, Google )social-login{name, email, picture}session cookie
– Used to retain the fact that the user has commented once in the current sessiontcm_commenter_first1 / 030 mins
– So that the user can see his/her comment even if it’s not approvedtcm_cookie_{comment_id}{comment_ID}30 days
– Used to prefill form inputstcm_cookie_user_name{comment_author}session cookie
– Used to prefill form inputstcm_cookie_user_email{comment_author_email}session cookie
– Used to prefill form inputstcm_cookie_user_website{comment_author_url}session cookie
– Used to keep count of how many times has a user commented on a specific posttcm_commentersarray of commenter identifiers30 mins
– Used to keep count of what type of vote a certain user gavevote-comment-{comment_id}upvote / downvote365 days

Thrive Headline Optimizer

– Remembers the indexes of variations from the test that the user has seen, so we can display them again. Test won’t be relevant if this is removed.tho_post_titlearray of variations indexes for the titles the user has seen – ids are stored, not strings1 year
– Remembers what engagements a user has done on a specific test. We need this, so we can generate reports for the specific test and provide a winner.tho_post_cookie_{post_id}{post_id: {post_id},test_id: {test_id},no_click: true/false,impressions: [engagement_type_impressions], values – 1,2,3engagements: [engagement_type_engagements], values – 1,2,3}1 year

Thrive Apprentice

– Used to mark learned lessons from each course and to build the progress bar widget from the sidebar, if usedtva_learned_lessons:course id, lesson id+1 year
– Holds each conversion from every single lessontva_conversionscourse id+1 year
– Used to display various data regarding a comment, if it is in approval stagetva_comment_cookie_{comment_id}{comment_id: comment id,comment_email:email address}+30 days
– Used to auto-fill the username, if the user want to post a comment againtva_cookie_user_namecomment_author: comment author,+30 days
– Will autofill the email, when the user will want to post a comment againtva_cookie_user_emailcomment_author_email: comment author email,+30 days
– Will autofill user site URL, if the user will post a comment againtva_cookie_user_urlcomment_author_url: comment author url,+30 days
– Stores the lesson from the user that has been redirected on TA login page.   After successful login the user will be redirected to that lesson.tva_lesson_to_redirecturl to redirectsession cookie

Thrive Architect

– Saves data for autofill on Lead Generation forms, if Autofill form inputs checkbox is checkedaccount_create_fields{email, name}session cookie
– Used on countdown_evergreen for restart timerevergreen_{random_id}{expiration time for countdown}never

Thrive Dashboard

– Used by Facebook for shared sessionself::FBSS_COOKIE_NAME . ‘_’ . $this->getAppId();$cookie_value = $this->makeSignedRequest(array(‘domain’ => $base_domain,’id’ => $this->sharedSessionID,));1 year
– Used by Facebook for login‘fbsr_’ . $this->getAppId();‘ ‘1 second
– Allows the user to choose whether to have a single or a double optin for the form being edited.   – It will hold the latest selected value in a cookie, so that the user is presented by default with the same option selected the next time he/she edits such a form.‘tve_api_drip_optin’$params[‘optin’]6 months
– Allows the user to choose whether to have a single or a double optin for the form being edited.   – It will hold the latest selected value in a cookie, so that the user is presented by default with the same option selected the next time he/she edits such a form.‘tve_api_mailchimp_optin’$params[‘optin’]6 months
– Generates secret and set cookieTVE_SECRET$rand1 year

Third Party Cookies

To find out more view our cookie policy here.

Facebook ads cookies

By visiting our website via clicking on a Facebook ad the following cookies are placed to help identify the ad campaign you have come from whilst keeping your personal identity or any personally identifiable information anonymous to us.

  • Ad_id stores the ads Id
  • Adset_id stores the adset Id
  • Campaign_id stores the campaign ID
  • Site_source_name stores the name of the website

These cookies data are sent back to Facebook to help us create more accurate ad targeting campaigns.

Social media sharing widgets


We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our webpages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy:


We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy:

Google plus:

We use a GooglePlus widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Google’s servers for you to be able to share our webpages using your GooglePlus account. These requests make your IP address visible to Google, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy:


We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy:


We use Pinterest Save widget at our website to allow you to pin images to Pinterest from our webpages. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy:

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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:

Data we collect through google analytics

  • The data stored through google analytics does not expire and is kept to allow us to monitor changes and trends in the use of our website.
  • We use google analytics to collect IP addresses to track where visitors come from but we anonymize the IP by removing the last 3 digits making the actual location within a country or city inaccurate.
  • Pages visited and duration.

Who we share your data with

Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Data in filling out our registration forms may be stored with 3rd party payment gateways such as Paypal and Stripe, including your name and address to carry out the transaction with your details to fill out the form being stored on their servers.

Information on Paypals privacy policy can be found:


Data is also shared with the following services:

iThemes Security use of your data

Security Logs

The IP address of visitors, user ID of logged in users, and username of login attempts are conditionally logged to check for malicious activity and to protect the site from specific kinds of attacks. Examples of conditions when logging occurs include login attempts, log out requests, requests for suspicious URLs, changes to site content, and password updates. This information is retained for 60 days.

Who we share your data with

This site is scanned for potential malware and vulnerabilities by Sucuri’s SiteCheck. We do not send personal information to Sucuri; however, Sucuri could find personal information posted publicly (such as in comments) during their scan. For more details, please see Sucuri’s privacy policy.

How long we retain your data

Security logs are retained for 60 days.

Where we send your data

This site is part of a network of sites that protect against distributed brute force attacks. To enable this protection, the IP address of visitors attempting to log into the site is shared with a service provided by For privacy policy details, please see the iThemes Privacy Policy.


Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

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.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service. may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

How we protect your data

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

rickkhan will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

rickkhan has the following procedures in place for securing Data

  • Use of an SSL certificate
  • Security features to aid in the prevention of unauthorized access

What data breach procedures we have in place

If a data breach was to occur rickkhan will notify relevant individuals by email.

Children’s Privacy


Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: