Effective Date: April 28, 2017
The Types of Information We Collect
Like all websites, we collect anonymous information from those who visit our site. Anonymous information is information that does not directly or indirectly identify an individual, such as cookies or other anonymous website traffic data. We also collect personal information under certain circumstances described below. Personal information is information that identifies a particular individual directly or indirectly, such as your name, postal address, email address, or telephone number.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
You are able to visit many areas of our website without providing us with any personal information. However, we do collect personal information when you:
- Subscribe to our newsletter;
- Create an account or log in to our site;
- Submit an application through our site;
- Post on our site or submit content for posting on our site (e.g., through our “Opinions” page);
- Share content from our site through a third-party site that may identify you personally (such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter);
- Contact us through our “Contact” page; or
- Voluntarily provide personal information to us in any other way.
Subscriptions to Our Newsletter
When you subscribe to our newsletter, we may ask you to provide personal information such as your name and email address so that you can receive information related to our website, the Louisville Thoroughbred Society, and the thoroughbred industry as a whole.
You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided at the end of the newsletter. You can also reach us through our “Contact” page to update your email address, or to request that we delete your email.
Opinions Page and Other Posts on Our Website
Please remember that any information you disclose on the Opinions Page may become public information and immediately accessible to the public. It is important for you to carefully consider what, if any, personal information you reveal in these areas. We may decide to use the information you provided for the Opinions Page to enhance our editorial, advertising, promotional, and similar activities.
When you email us with a comment or question, you may be asked for information that identifies you, such as your name, address and telephone number to help us promptly answer your question. We may retain this information to assist you in the future. We also may use your feedback, suggestions, and comments to monitor or improve our website.
Visiting Our Website
Generally, you can visit our website without telling us who you are or providing us with any personal information. We collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to our website and other related anonymous information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our website. We use this information to monitor and improve our website.
From time-to-time we may obtain your permission to send you marketing information about our product and service offerings or those of our marketing partners. We may combine personal information we received from you with publicly available outside records to enhance our ability to market products and services that may be of interest to you. If we obtained your permission to place you on a marketing mailing list, you can remove yourself from the list by clicking the “unsubscribe” button that appears on our emails or notifying us that you wish to unsubscribe through our “Contact” page.
Third-Party Service Providers
Certain personal information may be transferred among our partners or authorized service providers or third parties solely for the purposes of processing a request or order by you or arranging delivery of your subscription, product, or service you have requested. To the extent they are provided access to it, our authorized service providers are required to maintain the confidentiality and security of your personal information and to use it only in compliance with applicable data privacy laws, and are prohibited from using or disclosing your personal information for any purpose other than providing the services on our behalf or as otherwise required by applicable law.
Third-Party Websites and Advertisers
Our website may provide links to third party websites or “widgets” (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram). The inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of any other company, its websites, or its products or services. These linked websites have separate and independent privacy policies, which you should read carefully. We have no control over such websites and therefore have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate them may collect, use, disclose or otherwise treat your personal information.
Legal Requirements or Sale of Business
We may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or alleged contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law. We also reserve the right to transfer any personal information we have about you in the event of a merger with a third party or upon a sale or transfer of all or a portion of our business or assets to a third party acquirer.
Security of Personal Information
Accessing and Correcting your Personal Information or Questions About Your Privacy
If you wish to access the personal information we have about you, or to correct factual errors in our records, please contact us through our “Contact” page or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our website who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to: email@example.com. We do not track our visitors or customers over time and across third-party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore do not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.