Stable Secretary Online Privacy Policy

Last modified: January, 2013

Introduction

Purpose.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to describe how Ragged Mountain Equine Ventures, LLC, d/b/a Stable Secretary (“Stable Secretary”) collects, uses and shares information about you through our U.S. online interfaces (e.g., websites and mobile applications) owned and controlled by us, including www.stablesecretary.com (collectively referred to herein as the “Site”). Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do. If you do not understand any aspects of our Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us through our Contact page or as described at the end of this Policy.

Our Privacy Policy explains:

Scope; Third Party Sites.

This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect at and through the Site. Our Site also contains links to third party sites that are not owned or controlled by Stable Secretary. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal information.
Terms of Service. Please note that your use of our Site is also subject to our Terms of Service which is available in the Admin section at www.stablesecretary.com.

Information We Collect And Why We Collect It

Information You Provide To Us.

You can provide information to us on our Site through various means, including:

  • When you register at the Site and/or create an online account
  • On your account information page
  • When you purchase products from us
  • Contact us pages and forms
  • Online email forms
  • Information provided through your smart phone or mobile device
  • Feedback forms
  • Request for information forms
  • When you provide user generated content such as user comments, blog posts and other social media communications

The information we collect includes personal information, such as:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Billing address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Credit card number (solely for payment purposes)
  • User generated content, such as text and photo information for horses in user’s stable
  • Contact information (e.g., trainers and barn managers can store name, phone number, email address, company name, company url, and comments for their contacts)
  • Payment history

Information We Collect Automatically.

We collect certain information automatically as you use our Site, such as your IP address, and time and date accessed, if you are signed in to your account.

Cookies.

When you visit our Site we send one or more “cookies” to your computer or other device. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your browser. Cookies may store unique identifiers, user preferences and other information. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service, including for storing user preferences, tracking user trends and providing relevant advertising to you.

How We Use And Share Your Information

To Provide Products, Services, and Information. As described above, we collect information from you so that we can provide products and services that you purchase using the Site, and provide information that you request from us. We use your personal information to contact you about your orders, process credit card / debit card transactions, and ship products to you. We may send you information about our products and services, and new offerings. We may provide information to third party service providers that help us process orders, and fulfill and deliver products and services that you purchase from us.

We may use third parties to help host our Site, send out email updates about the Site, provide marketing and advertising services for us, remove repetitive information from our user lists, and process payments. These service providers will have access to your personal information in order to provide these services, but when this occurs we implement reasonable contractual and technical protections to limit their use of that information to helping us provide the service. We use demographic information to better understand our customers, and improve our products and services.

Your Consent.

In addition to the sharing described elsewhere in this Policy, we will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of the Stable Secretary when we have your consent to do so. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information. Sensitive personal information is a particular category of personal information relating to confidential medical facts, racial or ethnic origins, political or religious beliefs or sexuality.

Legal Proceedings.

We will share personal information with third party companies, organizations or individuals outside of Stable Secretary if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:

  • Meet any applicable law, regulation, subpoena, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
  • Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.
  • Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
  • Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Stable Secretary, our users, customers or the public as required or permitted by law.

Transfer in the Event of Sale or Change of Control.

If the ownership of all or substantially all of our business changes or we otherwise transfer assets relating to our business or the Site to a third party, such as by merger, acquisition, bankruptcy proceeding or otherwise, we may transfer or sell your personal information to the new owner. In such a case, unless permitted otherwise by applicable law, your information would remain subject to the promises made in the applicable privacy policy unless you agree differently.

Access To Your Information And Choices

You can access and update certain information we have relating to your online account by logging into your account. If you have questions about personal information we have about you or need to update your information, you can visit the Contact page or email us at support@stablesecretary.com . You can opt-out of receiving e-mail messages from Stable Secretary using the opt-out or unsubscribe feature contained in the e-mails.

You can close your online account by clicking the link to cancel your account on the account information page when you are logged in at the Site. If you close your account, we will no longer use your online account information or share it with third parties. We may, however, retain a copy of the information for archival purposes, and to avoid identity theft or fraud.

Security Of Your Information

We use industry standard physical, technical and administrative security measures and safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot guarantee, ensure, or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that e-mails and other communications you send to us through our Site are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means.

International Privacy Practices

Stable Secretary’s websites, including websites directed to residents in countries and jurisdictions outside of the United States, are operated and managed on servers located and operated within the United States. By using and accessing our Sites, residents and citizens of countries and jurisdictions outside of the United States agree and consent to the transfer to and processing of personal information on servers located in the United States, and that the protection of such information may be different than required under the laws of your residence or location.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your consent in accordance with applicable law. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes). We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.

Questions And How To Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, complaints or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy or otherwise need to contact us, please visit our Contact page, email us at support@stablesecretary.com. You may also contact us by mail at the following address:

Ragged Mountain Equine Ventures, LLC, d/b/a Stable Secretary
54 Lower Ridge Road East
Andover NH 03216

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