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Privacy Policy
Effective 14 September 2018
Thank you for visiting our 2TheBarn community located at www.2TheBarn.com (“site”). Throughout our every effort, our team is committed to both our Users and our community. Both protecting and respecting the privacy rights of our users is first and foremost. This Privacy Policy has been written (and will be continuously updated) to keep both our visitors and our registered users informed of our policies. Our privacy policy is designed to illustrate the collection of, and information used throughout this site and community. We have written the policy in a clear way in order to protect the relationships we have with our community. We encourage each of our users to read each of our policy carefully and reach out with any questions you may have. Our team is always accessible at help@2thebarn.com.
Thank You
The 2TheBarn Team
In Summary - The careful collection and usage of user information is crucial in both designing and assuring the strongest and safest experience for our community. Privacy, trust, convenience and respect are the foundational pillars this business is built upon. Please understand that we are committed throughout to:
Respect. Is everything to our equestrian community. We are committed to respecting both your privacy and information. We are only sharing your Personal Information in these circumstances:
  1. When an order is placed within our safe, trusted and convenient Equestrian Exchange and your details are necessary to deliver the item(s) to you, or the person that you have bought them for.
  2. When a product fitting or demo has been requested in our safe, trusted and convenient Equestrian Exchange and your contact details are necessary to arrange your request.
  3. When a “booking” has been arranged via our safe, trusted and convenient Barn Booking tool and your details are required to carry out a successful arrangement.
Security. Is our key to protection. We are committed to protecting the information you entrust within our community. Our executive, development and technology directors have chosen Amazon Web Services as our dedicated data storage solution. Information collected will be stored, supported and protected within Amazon Web Services multiple “cloud” severs, located in the United Sates. For further information on Amazon Web Services, please visit https://aws.amazon.com/.
Control. Is what makes us different. We have worked to design and develop easy to understand privacy settings within our user profiles. 2TheBarn Privacy Settings allow each user to personally control who does and does not see your information within the 2TheBarn community. Upon registration, user profiles are set to a default setting allowing only approved connections and their connections to see your information. Profile Privacy Settings can be found under “My Settings” within your user profile on 2TheBarn.com.
Purpose. Is what drives our efforts. Everything we do is with careful intent here at 2TheBarn. Please understand that anonymous user information is collected in order to provide the safest, strongest and most efficient experience for 2TheBarn community members. Data in today’s digital world is what drives the bespoke experiences we are able to provide. We are focused on the strength, quality and efficiency of your relationships and are committed to protecting them.
The legal bit...
  1. This Privacy Policy applies to your use of the Site, accessing features of the Site, and products or services accessed using this Site (collectively “Site Use”). By accessing this Site and your Site Use, you agree and acknowledge that you have read and understand our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. If you disagree with any part of this Privacy Policy you should leave this Site and refrain from any Site Use. We respect your privacy rights and understand if our practices do not meet your privacy needs. We are committed, however, to providing you with clear information about our Privacy Policy.
  1. This Privacy Policy is subject to change. The effective date of this Privacy Policy is shown above.
Who We Are
  1. 2TheBarn is committed to make the equestrian world more connected. 2TheBarn gives individuals greater power to connect and to share their experiences and services. 2TheBarn is the first online equestrian platform of its kind—providing a unique, industry-specific user experience and a highly efficient platform for members of the equestrian world to connect.
Why We Collect Information
  1. To provide services to you and for you we need to collect information that can be used to identify who you are. Some laws refer to this information as personally identifiable information or PII (we will refer to it as Personal Information in this Privacy Policy). We also collect computer generated information from you, even though the information is not visible to you as you visit our Site. Our Privacy Policy describes how we collect, store, use and share information about you.
How We Collect Personal Information
  1. The public areas of this Site are generally accessible by all users (“Users”). Portions of the Site, however, are only accessible to registered users who sign up to be a member of the 2TheBarn online community or otherwise access the Site through the use of a user login (“Registered Users”). Portions of the Site accessible to Registered Users are known as “Restricted Areas”. Personal Information can be collected as part of the registration process for Registered Users and through forms necessary to obtain information related to specific service offerings or should you purchase products and services offered at this Site (collectively “Services”). Personal Information can also be collected when you email us. By visiting this Site, becoming a Registered User, providing Personal Information while using Services or emailing us, you consent to our collection, use, storage, deletion and disclosure of information relating to you as set forth in this Privacy Policy.
Information We Collect
  1. Information You Provide: If you choose to access the Site, order products, services or become a Registered User, you may be required to provide certain information, including Personal Information such as: your name, email address and other information needed to provide services to you through this Site. We may also obtain information about your transactions with us to comply with applicable legal requirements.
  1. Personal Information belonging to third parties: When you provide Personal Information about a third party, such as their name, address, email address and telephone number, because you want to have an item that you have purchased in the Equestrian Exchange delivered to them, you confirm that you have the permission of that person to provide 2TheBarn with their Personal Information, that they have been told that you have provided their Personal Information to 2TheBarn, that they agree to this provision of their Personal Information and that they have been shown this Privacy Policy.
  1. Web Beacons and Cookies: When you visit this Site, information such as your computer’s internet address, the browser you are using, web pages accessed and links selected by you is gathered. This information is collected so that we can analyze the use of our Site to improve our services and your experience. This information is generally obtained by using “cookies.” Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer. Cookies help us track your visits to our Site and learn more about how you are viewing and using our Site.
  1. Your browser and various other computer settings or services can be used by you to opt-out of or reject cookies. The help function on your browser can provide additional information on this process. Please note that if you choose to reject cookies some features of our Site may not work properly.
  1. Email And Message Security: If you send email or other messages to us or third-parties directly or through the Site or otherwise, you are advised that such messages may be accessed by others using the Internet. Confidential information should not be conveyed via email.
Why We Store Your Personal Information
  1. We collect and keep information, including Personal Information, in order for us to provide business related products and services to you (including Services), which may include complying with legal requirements.
How We Store Your Personal Information
  1. We are an American company and our server is located in the US. Your Personal Information is therefore kept and processed in the US.
  1. We are committed to keeping the Personal Information we collect private, confidential and secure. We maintain high security standards to protect your Personal Information. In the event of unauthorized access to your Personal Information, we will contact you as soon as we reasonably can. In some circumstances we may be asked by law enforcement or other government agencies to delay contacting you to facilitate their ability to investigate an incident of unauthorized access.
Why We May Contact You
  1. The primary purpose for contacting you will be as follow up to the Services you access while visiting our Site. By providing your contact information, which may include an email address or telephone number, you are creating a business relationship with us and by doing this you agree to be contacted by us for any reason related to the Site.
How Information May Be Shared
  1. Access to Information: We may share your Personal Information with other companies, organizations, or individuals to provide services or products to you, or to comply with legal or regulatory requirements.
  1. Service Providers: We use third party service providers to help us operate our businesses and administer activities on our behalf. We may share Personal Information with these third parties for those limited purposes.
  1. Legal Requirements: Where permitted or required by law, we may need to provide Personal Information to third parties, regulatory agencies, law enforcement or others, without your consent to comply with court orders, subpoenas, or other legal requirements.
Your Rights:
  1. You have the right to examine the Personal Information we have stored about you and ask us to correct any errors. To examine this information, please submit a signed, written request to: Customer Service Department, 2TheBarn, help@2thebarn.com. We will provide this information to you within a reasonable period of time.
  1. California Residents: California Civil Code Section 1798.83, requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the business’ practices related to disclosing personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. Alternately, such businesses may have in place a policy not to disclose personal information of customers to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes if the customer has exercised an option to opt-out of such information-sharing. We have such a policy in place. If you do not want us to send you any offers from third parties or share your name and contact information with other affiliated companies so that they can contact you about their products and services, you can submit a signed, written request stating this to: Customer Service Department, 2TheBarn, help@2thebarn.com.
Links to Other Websites
  1. This Site contains links to other websites (without an affiliation with this Site) whose privacy practices may differ from ours. If you submit Personal Information to any website after following any link, we do not accept responsibility for others privacy practices. Please carefully read the privacy statement of any website you visit.
Important Disclosures
  1. Children's Privacy: This Site, Services and any products or services accessed at or through this Site are intended for general adult audiences. Any parent or legal guardian may contact us at help@2thebarn.com, if your child is accessing this site without your consent. We will take reasonable steps to remove that user’s information from our records.
  1. California Do Not Track Disclosure: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT RESPOND TO “DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS”. NONAFFILIATED THIRD PARTIES CANNOT COLLECT PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION FROM THIS WEBSITE UNLESS YOU PROVIDE IT TO THEM DIRECTLY.
Revisions to Our Privacy Policy
  1. We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will do our best to provide notice to you at the Site, during access to Restricted Areas by Registered Users or through email. By using this Site you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy in effect at the time of your most recent use. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy periodically as you may not receive notice of changes, despite reasonable efforts to notify you of any changes.