Equine Trader has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to privacy. This document discloses our information gathering and usage practices. For additional information about Equine Trader, please review our Terms and Conditions.
Use of your information
Equine Trader does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
Equine Trader collects personal information about you through your use of the services and the site, including your registration details and information relating to your use of the site.
Equine Trader may use this personal information to help us provide services to you, to verify your identity, to enforce or apply our terms and conditions, to protect the rights, property, or safety of Equine Trader Limited, our users, or others, for internal research purposes, for promoting and marketing other Equine Trader advertisers’ products and services to you, and for any other use that you authorise. Your membership's trading history may be published in your feedback.
We release account and other personal information only when we believe release is appropriate for legal compliance and law enforcement (including to government agencies with statutory law enforcement responsibilities); to facilitate court proceedings; enforce or apply our terms and conditions; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Equine Trader Limited, our users, or others. Government agencies with statutory roles enabling them to request data from us includes but is not restricted to Police, IRD and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Members can contact Equine Trader to ask whether such information has been provided.
Where Equine Trader contracts third parties to undertake various services, we may provide those third parties with personal information required to fulfil those services. These contracted services may include sending you letters for address verification, or conducting research for Equine Trader to ensure the services we provide you are relevant and personalised to your interests. We will require any third party to undertake strict precautions to protect any personal information against unauthorised use or disclosure.
If you wish to take Dispute Tribunal proceedings against another member, you can contact Disputes Tribunal for a statutory declaration, requesting contact details for the sole purpose of making a claim.
Equine Trader will send newsletters and other communications to members. Newsletters will contain clear and obvious instructions for how the member can remove himself or herself from that mailing list. It is our policy to immediately remove any member from any mailing list upon the member's request.
We do use email as a means of receiving feedback from our members, and we encourage you to email us with your questions or comments.
Our site's registration form requires you to provide us contact information and may also require demographic information. We may use your contact information from the registration form to send you information and promotional material from some of our advertisers and affiliated organisations. Your contact information is also used to contact you when necessary.
Updating your personal information
Equine Trader provides you with ways in which you can update your personal information, including changing your email address, password, phone number, etc.
Delivery address details
We will not give a seller your address without your permission.
Control of your password
It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Ensure you logout when you have finished visiting Equine Trader, especially if you access Equine Trader from a shared computer.
Credit and debit card security
We work diligently to protect the security of your personal information, including credit and debit card information.
Cookies and local storage
Equine Trader uses various technologies, including cookies and local storage, to collect and store information about you when you visit Equine Trader.
Advertising and third party links
Some Equine Trader advertisers may request information directly from users, or link to sites that do so. Equine Trader has no control over its advertisers' privacy policies, and encourages users to review such policies prior to submitting any personal information to them.
Equine Trader contains non-advertising links to a variety of third party sites to enhance the member experience. Equine Trader has no control of either the content or privacy policies of such sites, nor should such links be considered an endorsement of these sites except where otherwise noted.
Equine Trader uses Google remarketing to serve relevant ads to you after you leave our site. When you visit pages on our site, Google may place a cookie on your browser. Then when you later visit another site in the Google Display Network, you may see relevant ads from Equine Trader. You can opt out of Google's use of these cookies by visiting Google's Ads Preferences Manager. View Google's advertising privacy policies.
Photos often contain EXIF data. EXIF data may include location information, such as when and where each photo was taken, and details of the device used to take it. If you upload photos that include EXIF data to Equine Trader, we may store this information. Your device may allow you to opt out of providing location information.
Other information we collect
We use additional information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser you are using, and your IP address. We may also use information from third parties, such as geo-demographic information.
Equine Trader uses information we hold about you to provide you with a more personalised experience, such as suggesting things you might like, and suggesting search terms to you based on your recent searches.
Users who login have their IP addresses recorded. This information will only be provided to legal authorities in cases of suspected fraud or for law enforcement purposes. This information is stored securely and will not be provided to other members or non-authorised parties.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the site, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
If you wish to have your registration removed from our directory for any reason, you may send us an email requesting this.
Internet statistics and analytics
Equine Trader uses Google Analytics to better understand the behaviour of visitors to our site, and to improve our site. For example, it helps us to identify how many users visit a particular page. For more information, view Google Analytics' information on safeguarding your data.
Updates to our information practices
From time to time, we make changes to our information practices or alter the functionality of our site. We always update this statement accordingly, so we encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on privacy practices at Equine Trader.
If you have any questions about our privacy policies or any other matter, please contact us.
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