ATHRA commitment to Your Privacy
- ATHRA is committed to protecting your privacy while visiting us online. We understand your information is personal and we value your membership with our website.
Collection of Information
- There are two types of information collected by ATHRA. The first is anonymous and includes such information as number of visitors viewing ascertain page or surveys where your personal details are not captured. The second type of information collected is personal information and includes such information as your own and/or your business name, address, other contact details. With this second type of information we can provide a more personalized experience and service to you.
- Information is collected from you on both a promotional basis and an attempt to make your visits to our websites more rewarding.
- The amount of information you disclose is your choice however it is important to note that some services, promotions, surveys etc. cannot be accessed if you choose not to provide the required information.
- ATHRA collects personal and business information when you register with ATHRA and use ATHRA's services, when you take surveys, when you enter promotions or competitions and when you take advantage of specials.
- Surveys may ask for specific personal information which helps us in defining demographic information such as age, gender or postcode.
- When you register with ATHRA you provide your personal information and contact details so you may not be anonymous to us.
- ATHRA may ask for personal information about you such as credit card number, billing address, type of computer, when you sign up to a particular service. ATHRA may also collect information on your transactions with us.
- Your information may be collated across the ATHRA Group of companies.
- Children must obtain parents permission before providing information to ATHRA. If a child signs up to any promotion, survey or service it is expected they have received prior permission from parents to do so and that all information provided has parent's prior consent.
Use of Information
ATHRA generally uses your information to:
- Personalize your experience while visiting our website.
- Provide products or services to you.
- Give you access to promotional offers.
- Help ATHRA to better use surveys to gain more meaningful information.
- Collate information across companies within the group.
- Provide you with ongoing information about opportunities in which ATHRA believes you may be interested.
- Give you the opportunity to receive email and "e-newsletters" from ATHRA.
- Every email will include an opt-out option that will direct you to the ATHRA website to enter your details. You may be sent an email confirmation of your resignation from the email list. Your details will still be kept on file.
Use of Photography
By joining or renewing your membership with The Australian Trail Horse Riders Association (ATHRA) you are giving permission to use or publish photographs or your image either in a group or on your own.
These photographs will only be used for the purpose of marketing or promoting the activity of horse trail riding and ATHRA. If you do not agree to this condition of membership please advise your club accordingly.
No photographs of any person or persons under the age of 18 years can be published on the ATHRA website or any ATHRA social media site without written consent being given by either a parent or guardian.
Use of Public Online Facilities
- In the event of making your information public, ATHRA takes no responsibility for its use. This includes using such facilities as, but is not limited to: chat, forums, signing guest books, voting online, communities. Note that whenever you post personal information in publicly accessible places, such as chat rooms or message boards, this information becomes available to anyone with access to the internet. Providing any of your details publicly is strongly discouraged by ATHRA
Information Sharing and Disclosure
ATHRA does not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you have requested. The only exceptions to this are:
- ATHRA may provide your information to trusted parties working with or for ATHRA under a confidentiality agreement with us. These partners do not have independent authorization to disclose your information but may use your information to help ATHRA service and communicate with you.
- ATHRA may share your information if we must respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
- ATHRA may share your information if we believe it necessary to investigate or take action on illegal matters or activities, situations that may be of harm to an individual or company, violations of ATHRA Terms and Conditions or as otherwise required by law.
- ATHRA will transfer your information if ATHRA is acquired or merged with another company. You will be notified by email of this prior tothe transfer. You must have an email listed to be able to receive this notification.
- ATHRA may use targeted advertising for your convenience based upon information that you have supplied. Advertisers will be given only generic information from ATHRA, e.g. businesses, running over 15 years, but by responding to, or interacting with, targeted advertisements you are consenting to the possibility that these advertisers will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria for the advertisement.
- ATHRA may set and access cookies on your computer.
- ATHRA may allow affiliated companies to set and access cookies on your computer which are subject to their own privacy policies.
- ATHRA limits access to your personal information to employees and companies (as described previously) who we believe reasonably needs access to it.
Changes to this Policy
- ATHRA may update or change this policy. A notice will be posted on this website for 21days after the change is made.
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