The Equine Disease Communication Center (“EDCC”) values the importance of personal privacy as it applies to visitors to this website. This policy describes how the EDCC ("we" or "us") collects, uses, and shares personal information.
For the purposes of this policy and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”), the Data Controller is United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and is located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park at 4001 Wing Commander Way, Lexington KY 40511.
If you have any questions or concerns about this notice, please contact us by phone at 859-233-0147, or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
We may collect and process the following personal data:
Contact information, which you provide when corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes information that you provide when you participate social media discussion, alert submissions through email, and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, email address or phone number.
Organization information about your organization including name, your job title, contact details such as address, email address and phone number.
Each of your visits to the site will collect the following information:
Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or device to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform.
Information about your visit, including pages you searched for and viewed, page response time, time spent on a specific page, interaction information (clicks, mouse-over), method used to browse a page, point of entry, searchable keywords and any information used to call our customer service number; and
We may receive information about you from EDCC service and application providers including website related to disease reporting. We will obtain your consent before contacting you if required by law of the country in which you are located.
We collect information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser and we may use this information to generate aggregate statistics about visitors to our Site, including, but not limited to:
We may use non-Personal data for various business purposes such as providing customer service, fraud prevention, market research and improving our site. Please check your web browser if you want to learn what information your browser sends or how to change your settings.
We will only process your personal data, including sharing it with third parties, so that you can access the site where 1) the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party 2) we are required by law 3) processing is required to protect your vital interests or those of another person or 4) processing is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate commercial interest, except where such interests are overridden by your rights and interest.
We may use personal data that you provide directly to us for the following purposes:
We will use personal data that we have collected about your use of our site:
We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined Personal data for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
We may share your personal data for the purpose described in this notice with:
Although we use security measures to help protect personal data against loss, misuse or unauthorized disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to use over the internet. We take great care and pay ongoing attention to protecting your data and our systems. We have multiple layers of security and provide our staff with IT security training.
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers.
We are headquartered in the United States. Your personal data may be accessed by us or transferred to us in the United State or to our affiliates, partners, merchants, or service providers who are located worldwide. If you are visiting our site from outside of the Untied States, be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the Untied States where our servers are located, and our central database is operated. By using our service, you consent to any transfer of this information.
We will store your personal data, in a form which permits us to identify you for no longer than is necessary for the purpose for which the personal data is processed. We may retain and use your personal data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreement and rights, or if it is not technically reasonably feasible to remove it. Consistent with these requirements, we will try to delete your personal data quickly upon request.
The personal data that you provide us is generally stored on servers located in the United States. If you are in another jurisdiction, you should be aware that once your personal data is submitted through our site, it will be transferred to our servers in the United States and that the United States currently does not have uniform data protect laws in place.
You do not have to accept cookies and consent can be withdrawn at any time (see how to control cookies, below). You can change your browser settings to refuse or restrict cookies and you may delete them after they have been placed on your device at any time. If you do not accept or delete our cookies, some areas of the site that you access may take more time to work or may not function properly.
Cookies are small amounts of information that we may store on your local computer or mobile device when you visit the site. When you visit the site again, the cookies allow us to recognize your browser. Cookies may store your preferences and other information but cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
Cookies set by a website owner (EDCC) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are call “third-party cookies”. Third party cookies enable us to provide third party features or functionality through the site (social media functions and analytics).
Please follow the links below to helpful information for the most popular browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=en_US
The information that we collect with cookies allows us to statistically analyze usage of the site, and to improve and customize our content to other offerings. However, we only disclose information collected with cookies to third parties on an aggregated basis without the use of any information that personally identifies you.
We’ve listed specific cookies you’ll receive on equinediseasecc.org and other related sites by category to give you details about the cookies we’re using and their role in your site usage experience.
These are cookies that are required for the operation of the site. They include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
Equinediseasecc.org uses tracking cookies through Google Analytics, these cookies are designed to deliver information that is of most interest to you during your visit.
The Google Analytic cookie allows us to track, in aggregate, but in no personally identifiable way and without using personal data and traffic patterns on the site so we can optimize our web development and content efforts to better meet your needs.
Google Analytics track includes (but is not limited to):
These cookies allow us to integrate social media functions into the Site and may also be used for advertising purposes.
As well as cookies, we use other technologies to recognize and track visitors to the Site. A web beacon (also known as a “tracking pixel” or “clear GIF”) is a clear graphic image (typically a one-pixel tag) that is delivered through a web browser or HTML e-mail, typically in conjunction with a cookie.
Web beacons allows us, for example, to monitor how users move from one page within our websites to another, to track access to our communications, to understand whether users have come to our websites from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, to measure how ads have been viewed and to improve site performance.
Our Sites are not directed to children under the age of 13, if you are not 13 years or older, do not use our Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If we learn that Personal Data of persons less than 13 years-of-age has been collected through our Site, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child or a minor under the age of 13 has posted, submitted or otherwise communicated Personal Data to our Site without your consent, then you may alert us at email@example.com so that we may take appropriate action to remove the minor's Personal Data from our systems.
Our Sites may contain links to third party websites, applications and services not operated by us. These links are provided as a service and do not imply any endorsement by us of the activities or content of these sites, applications or services nor any association with their operators. Company is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third-party including websites or services directly linked to our Service. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party site that you link from our Service.
FOR EUROPEAN RESIDENTS ONLY. You have the right to ask us not to process your Personal Data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your Personal Data) if we intend to use your Personal Data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your Personal Data. You can also exercise the right by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Under European data protection law, in certain circumstances, you have the right to:
In addition, where you believe that EDCC has not complied with its obligations under this Notice or European law, you have the right to make a complaint to an EU Data Protection Authority, such as the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
You can exercise any of these rights by contacting us at email@example.com
Any changes we make to this Notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notification sent to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this Notice.