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West Point Thoroughbreds Privacy Policy

West Point Thoroughbreds Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes the privacy practices of West Point Thoroughbreds website found at www.westpointtb.com (Website). It describes the information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Website, and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, and disclosing that information.  This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by and through this Website. It does not apply to information collected by any third party, including any third party site, application, content, or advertising that may link to or be accessible from this Website.  This policy was last revised on and is effective as of August 24, 2018.

By accessing and using our Website you agree to this privacy policy. If you do not agree with our policy, you may choose not to use our Website.

We Collect and Store Information in the United States

West Point Thoroughbreds is based in Saratoga Springs, New York in the United States of America.  When you use this Website, sign up for an offer, submit a request form or inquiry, voluntarily give us information, or otherwise contact us through this Website from a country outside of the United States, you understand that your information provided or collected through this Website will be transferred to and stored in the United States. The privacy and data protection laws that apply to personal information in the United States may be different from the laws of your country.  If you do not want your information transferred to or stored in the United States, you may choose not to contact us or use our Website.

Information We Collect

West Point Thoroughbreds is the sole owner of the information collected on this Website.  We collect personal information that you voluntarily give to us such as: contact information (email, name, address, state, zip code, country, and phone number), demographics (age, gender), hobbies and interests (including your level of interest in and where you are in the process of horse ownership), and product/service preferences.  We may collect this information when you provide it via form submission, email, when registering to use our website, or through other direct contact from you.

Information Use and Disclosure

We do not sell or rent this information to anyone, and we do not make it available to the public. We may share this information with related entities or with unrelated third parties who provide services to us (such as our web development/hosting provider, and marketing and customer relationship management support providers) but only for their use in supporting our own marketing activities, business operations, and the maintenance and operation of our Website.  We use Hubspot and Salesforce for our customer relationship management databases and to support our marketing communications

We use the information you provide to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us and to fulfill requests you make.  We may also share your information with any third party outside of our organization as necessary to fulfill your request (for example, race tracks to arrange race accommodations and reserve tickets).

We may use the information we collect from you to contact you in the future with information we think may be of interest to you. For example, we may contact you to tell you about stable, industry, and company news, and to provide information about specials and available horses. You can opt out of receiving these communications at any time as described below. In some cases, we may need your consent to send these types of communications and in those cases we will ask you to confirm you want to receive them.  We may also contact you with legal notices.

We may use or disclose your information to comply with court orders, law, or legal process; for our legitimate business administration and management, including but not limited to, a reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, or other disposition of any portion of our business or assets; and, for any other purpose we disclose to you when you provide the information.

Cookies and Technology Used to Collect Information Automatically

We use cookies on our Website. A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your device when you visit our Website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, like collect information and improve the site’s use and function. We use cookies to collect general information about the way in which you use our Website, including the time and duration of the visit, the type of Web browser you use, the operating system/platform you are using, your location, your internet protocol (IP) address, the Web sites from which you linked to us, and your CPU speed. We also may use cookies to collect information on whether and how you use the site by recording Website traffic patterns and pages or content you visit.  If you have privacy protocols enacted that do not permit tracking, then this information is not collected. Cookies help us improve your experience when using our Website, for example, by speeding up searches, storing information about your preferences, and recognizing you when you return. We may also use the information collected by cookies to identify levels and areas of interest in our Company and to improve and refine our Website and our products/services. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your internet browser. However, if you select such settings some areas of the Website may be inaccessible or may not function properly.

We use Google Analytics to track Website traffic and activity. For information on how Google collects and uses information from sites or apps that use Google Analytics, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.  For information on opt-out options specific to Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Data Retention

We retain the information we collect from you in our customer relationship management databases unless you tell us to delete the data or we delete the data in the course of our business.

Information Security

We take steps to protect the personal information we receive through the Website, including storing such information on servers protected by a firewall. Although we use security that we believe to be appropriate to protect the limited personal information disclosed to us on this Website, no method of transmission over the Internet and method of electronic storage is 100% secure.  We cannot guarantee the security of information you transmit to us. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. Where you have chosen a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping the password confidential and not sharing it with others. We expressly disclaim any liability for any loss, misuse, or alteration of information you transmit using this Website, and you acknowledge that West Point Thoroughbreds shall not be liable for any security breach that results from causes or events such as acts of God, hacking, circumvention of privacy settings or security measures, terrorism, criminal acts of third parties, power outages, defects in third party security products and services, your own acts and omissions, and other similar events beyond West Point Thoroughbreds’ control.

Your Choices

You may opt out of any future contacts for marketing purposes from us at any time. You can do so by following the “unsubscribe” link in an email we send, or by emailing us at [email protected] or by phone at 518-583-6638. You can also use this email address and phone number to access information about the data we have about you, if any; to request a change or correction to any data we have about you; to ask us to delete any data we have about you; and, to lodge a complaint with the person who oversees the Website.

Children’s Information Not Collected

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information through the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features. If you believe we might have received information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected] or by phone at 518-583-6638 so we can delete the information.

Revisions to this Policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time. When we make changes to our privacy policy, we will update the policy on our Website.  Your continued use of our Website after any revision indicates your acceptance of any changes to this policy, so we encourage you to check back periodically for updates.  

How we Use the Youtube API and Google Services

We use the Youtube API to display videos on this website. By using our website, you agree to the YouTube Terms of Service and the Google Privacy Policy. If you wish to opt out of these services, which would affect features on our website, please visit this link.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, you can contact us via email [email protected] or by phone 518-583-6638. Or you can write to us at 2 Smith Bridge Road Saratoga Springs, NY 12866, Attn: privacy policy.

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