Privacy Policy


SelfStake Services, Inc. wants to demonstrate its commitment to our customer's privacy. This disclosure details www.selfstake.com' information practices.

Information Collection and Use


SelfStake Services, Inc. is the sole owner of the information collected on its' web site.


Registration


In order to use this web site, customers must first complete the registration form. During registration you will need to give us contact information (such as name, address, and email address). We also require a password for secure access to your account.


We do not save or store your credit card information on our site. Authorize.Net will act as our payment gateway providing real-time authorizations and processing all online transactions. Payment approval is necessary to grant you access to our services.


To register your horse(s) on the site, we will need its name, sire, dam, age, sex, and gait. We also ask for ownership information (names and percentages). This information is never shared and used only for generating your custom reports, forms or other available web site services


We store our customer information in secure profile records. You may access your individual profile record and modify personal information, as it becomes necessary. We do not share your profile with other third parties.


We also store information that we collect through limited use of cookies and log files.

  • Cookies
    • A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies. For the session cookie, once users close their browser, the cookie terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user's hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can always be removed (see your browser help index).
  • Log Files
    • Like most standard web site servers, we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Communications from the Site


E-Mail Announcements / Alerts


On occasion, it is necessary to send out a race change or update announcement. Periodically a race date or a race's location (track) may change. These announcements are never promotional in nature. However, some registered users may receive "Thank you for using our Service" or "Invitations to once again use our Service" type communications.

Return messages will be sent to those individuals using our "Contact Us" page.


Customer Service


All new members will receive a welcoming email to verify password and username. Established customers will occasionally receive email surveys requesting feedback on site performance. Surveys are completely voluntary and provided information will be used for purposes of monitoring and improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Links


This web site contains links to other sites. SelfStake Services, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.

Security

This web site takes every precaution to protect our customers information. When users submit or retrieve sensitive information via the web site, their information is protected both online and off-line.

Selfstake Services, Inc. uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology, used by most browsers, including Netscape and Microsoft Explorer, to protect your personal information. This technology allows us to utilize the most advanced encryption to protect information when transmitted from your computer to our server. While on a secure page, you will see a lock icon typically on the bottom of the browser.

While we utilize SSL encryption to protect your information online, we also do all that is possible to protect your information off-line. The cloud servers that store your personally identifiable information are located in a secure facility. This facility is owned and managed by NetSource Communications, Inc..

Sharing


Though we make every effort to preserve the privacy of our customers, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law. Required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our web site.


In the event SelfStake Services, Inc. goes through a business transition, such as merger, an acquisition by another company, or by sale of its assets, users' personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Customers will be notified prior to change of ownership or control of their personal information.

Notification of Changes


If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other pages deemed appropriate so our customers are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.