MOST RECENT REVISION: January, 2015
Your use of and access to the Services is expressly conditioned on your acceptance of this Policy. If you do not or cannot agree with any part of the Policy, you may not use or access the Services. Please review the contents of this Policy frequently to see if it has been revised (as noted by the revision date above), since we reserve the right to modify or amend this Policy at any time, and will post any revised Policy here.
The Policy sets forth LivestockCity, Inc. (“LivestockCity”) privacy practices and the possible uses of the information that LivestockCity gathers via its Website. We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update or modify this Policy as provided below.
THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
Personal Information. If you do nothing during your visit but browse through this Website, we may gather certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We may automatically gather the Internet domain (for example, "companyx.com") and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you connect to the Internet) from which you access this Website, the site from which you arrived at this Website, the date and time you this Website and the pages you visit.
We will not collect identifying information, like name, address, email address, or telephone number (collectively, “Personal Information”), about you unless you provide us that information voluntarily. Individuals who register for any services or features on the Website will be required to provide to us Personal Information, in addition to selecting a username and password. During the registration process, you may also provide additional Personal Information to us, like address, city, state, zip code, and country.
Financial Information. If you register for any service under which LivestockCity will process payments made by you, then we may require certain financial information, like the name on a credit card, the credit card number, and the credit card expiration date (collectively, “Financial Information”). We may also collect information about your transactions that we obtain from our files and from our affiliates, including but not limited to Merchants.
User-Generated Content. Various features of the Website, including but not limited to forums, chat rooms, comment sections, and the like, may allow you to submit Content. Content submitted by you through the Website or Services may be stored in our systems.
Cookies. LivestockCity may collect information through the use of common locally stored tracking objects such as cookies. Cookies are small strings of text placed onto your computer by a website to improve your visit to the website by tracking which parts of the website you visit most often. No Personal Information is stored in a cookie. You have the option to delete or decline cookies by changing your browser’s settings.
Server Logging. Our server logs may store information you provide to us through your web browser when you visit the Website, like your IP address, web browser type, referring URL, and similar information. We use this information to troubleshoot issues with the Website and in an aggregated form for statistics purposes. We also may, from time to time, attempt to personally identify individuals using this information who may be using the Website in a malicious manner, including but not limited to threatening our users, or violating local, state or federal laws.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT WE GATHER
Improving Your Experience. We use aggregated, non-identifiable data to improve our offerings, for market research, for internal profiles and reports, and to improve the quality of the Website. We also may share this aggregated, non-identifiable data with affiliates, advertisers or other third parties.
Purchases and Financial Transactions. When you make purchases or otherwise engage in financial transactions on the Website, we will share your Personal Information and Financial Information with third-party payment processors. We share only the information necessary to complete the transaction.
Email or Other Contact Initiated by You. Information that you provide when you initiate communication with LivestockCity is used by us to contact you and discuss your concerns or interest in the Services. We may use your information to provide customer support or troubleshooting in connection with your use of the Website and Services.
Information Sharing. We may disclose your information to our affiliates, as well as third party partners as follows below:
1. Service Providers. Your Personal Information may be shared with third party service providers that assist LivestockCity in fulfilling orders from customers, delivering packages, sending mail, providing search results and links, or similar customer services.
2. Law Enforcement. Your Personal Information and Financial Information may be shared with local, state, or federal law enforcement officials if it relates to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity.
3. Other Safety Issues. We may disclose your Personal Information or Financial Information if required or permitted to do so by law, for fraud protection and credit risk reduction purposes, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights or property of LivestockCity or the users of the Website or Services, to act under appropriate circumstances to protect the safety of LivestockCity or its employees or a third party, or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.
We use reasonable, good-faith efforts to maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your Personal Information and Financial Information. This includes using 128-bit encryption for information transmitted over the Internet to help identify when you are interacting with the Services.
WHILE WE USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION, AS DESCRIBED IN THIS POLICY, ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICALLY-STORED INFORMATION AND DATA ARE NOT COMPLETELY SECURE, AND WE CANNOT ENSURE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT OR OTHERWISE PROVIDE TO US, AND YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
LivestockCity does not participate in bulk email solicitations unless you have affirmatively consented (“opted in”) to receiving them. We do not sell or disclose client lists or email address lists to unrelated third parties. If you no longer wish to receive email communications from LivestockCity, you may email us at email@example.com or click on the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of any email sent to you by LivestockCity.
Blogs, Comment Sections, and other User-Generated Content
Please be aware that various components of the Website and Services are open to the public, which means that individuals accessing the Website and Services may read Content submitted by you.
use by Children
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from persons under the age of 13. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected Personal Information from a child under 13 years of age, we will promptly take all reasonable measures to delete that information from our systems. The Website is designed for adults and is not intentionally targeted to children under the age of 13. Children under the age of 13 should not use the Website without obtaining prior parental consent.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Websites
If you would like to access, update or modify your Personal Information, or to have us delete your Personal Information, you may do so by contacting us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or clicking the “My Account” on the Website. We will process any request to access, update, modify, or delete information within thirty (30) days. Opting-out, unsubscribing, modify, updating, or requesting to delete your Personal Information will not delete any information that may reside on backup or disaster-recovery files.