What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our
newsletter or magazine, respond to a survey or fill out a form.
Any data we request that is not required will be specified as voluntary or optional.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your:
name, e-mail address, mailing address, location, phone number or credit card information. You
may, however, use our sites without registering, although some content and/or sections may
become inaccessible. When using AIM mobile applications registration and/or login may be
required to access the materials.
below for information about cookies and how we use them.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
- To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and
feedback we receive from you)
- To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests
and support needs)
- To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or
given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than
for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested by the
- To send periodic messages via email and postal mail
The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information
and updates pertaining to your order or request, in addition to receiving occasional
company news, updates, promotions, related product or service information, etc. We may
also send promotional messages to an email or postal mail address that our cookies
associate with you when you browse our sites.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include
detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
Notwithstanding any other provision, we may engage a data provider who may collect web
log data from you (including IP address and information about your browser or operating
system) via a tracking pixel, or place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to
enable you to receive customized ads or content through web, mobile or other media
channels. These cookies contain no personally identifiable information. The cookies may
reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you voluntarily have
submitted to us, e.g., your email address, that we may share with a data provider solely in
hashed, non-human readable form. To opt-out of these data provider cookies, please
visit http://www.aboutads.info/choic... or http://www.networkadvertising/choices.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal
information when you submit a request, place an order or enter, submit, or access your
These security measures may include password protected directories and databases to
safeguard your information, SSL (Secure Sockets Layered) technology via HTTPS urls to ensure
that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely or PCI Scanning to
actively protect our servers from hackers and other vulnerabilities.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via
Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers
database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems
and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials,
etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
Yes (cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard
drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers’
systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We use
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, rent, loan, or give your email address or other personal information to anybody
without your express permission. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in
operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree
to keep this information confidential. We may provide third-party vendors with encrypted (i.e.
hashed) data that is not identifiable via personal information such as email, phone, address,
etc. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply
with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for
marketing, advertising, or other uses.
From time to time, our sponsors wish to contact our subscribers and customers who have
indicated an interest in their products, services or events. Before we disclose your personally
identifiable data to a third party for their own business purposes (such as a survey or a
sweepstake), we will first obtain your consent, for example via email, click-through, an online
opportunity to opt-out or otherwise. If you register for or access products, services or events
offered by these vendors, you choose to share your name and contact details directly with
those vendors so that they may contact you. For example, if you register for a vendor-branded
(or co-branded with us) resource, we will collect your registration information on behalf of that
vendor for its own use. When you register for an in-person or online event, we will provide your
registration information to the sponsor(s) of such event. If you want to know how a vendor or
advertiser will use data about you, we urge you to check that vendor’s or advertiser’s privacy
Also see, “Third party partnerships/platform operations” and “Third party links” details below.
How Can You Opt Out of Use and Disclosure of Your Information?
Equine Network, LLC will only use your personal information for the purposes described in this
information disclosed to sponsors in the following ways: a) do not provide us with personal
information; b) do not access or request content; c) turn on cookie and/or ad blocking via your
browser; or d) email us at email@example.com to request that we optout your email address from Equine Network, LLC. emails. Equine Network, LLC. has a number
of brands and products and we allow you to opt-out selectively. If you wish to remove your
email address only from a specific brand, please use the opt-out mechanism provided in emails
you receive from such brand, make use of a provided “private account” option to prevent
search and follow capabilities, or contact the brand directly.
To opt-out of postal mail promotions from Equine Network LLC., please mail an opt-out request
to us at:
Equine Network | Attn: Circulation Department
PO Box 20730
Boulder CO 80308
You can direct your opt-out request to specific brands or to ‘all brands.’
You may receive email marketing messages from us about our own or other companies’
offerings. To opt-out of a partner marketing email program, you may follow the instructions at
the bottom of any email we send you as part of the program.
You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and
reasonable notice. To withdraw your consent, simply contact us by writing to the Equine
Network, LLC., PO Box 20730, Boulder, CO 80308, USA Attn: Data Department, or by e-mailing
us at firstname.lastname@example.org and advising which of your personal
information you no longer wish us to collect, use and/or disclose. We will the inform you of the
implications of withdrawing consent to collect, use and/or disclose that personal information,
including without limitation the fact that once such consent is withdrawn you may not be able
to use certain or all of the features of the Site, applications or services, and/or may not be able
to receive products and services from us. Should you nonetheless still desire that consent be
withdrawn, we will accede to your request.
We may work with data providers to target advertising to you personally, through online and
offline methods including email, display media and direct mail. This advertising may be directed
to you because you visited or logged in to our website. When we generate this advertising, data
we collect from you through online cookies, tracking pixels, and other technologies may be
combined with other de-identified data (such as a hashed, non-readable email or postal
address) in order to tailor ads to you based on your preferences and other information about
you. To learn more about targeted advertising, these providers, or how you may opt out, please
visit the DAA’s consumer choice page at http://www.aboutads.info/choic.../. Or read Google’s
Privacy and Terms here: https://policies.google.com/te... You can also
learn more from our advertising and technology partner Say
• Information may be collected in order to process your payments (e.g., for
• We may offer the ability to sign up for a premium account that allows you to visit the
Site without, or with limited, advertisements (a “Premium Account”). If you use a
Premium Account, we will not use personal information about you for advertising
• If you choose to use an account, you are responsible for keeping your login
credentials for access to certain parts of the site (e.g., usernames and passwords)
confidential. Do not give your credentials to anyone else.
• Notice that we may share personal information with service providers,
subcontractors, partners, vendors, consultants, and others that help us with any of
the purposes noted above or otherwise in this Policy
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our
websites. We may collect a share of sales or other compensation from third-party links (via ecommerce affiliate linking) on our websites or digital entities. These third-party sites have
separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for
the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of
our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
Third party partnerships/platform operations
Equine Network, LLC. utilizes a platform owned by Maven Coalition, Inc. (“Maven”) to host and
manage its content and to show ads on a number of our websites. * Maven may receive the
personal information you provide through Equine Network websites, including information you
provide when you request information, or provide login or profile information. Maven may use
such personal information for its own purposes, such as to enable you to login on other sites
that use Maven’s technology, to show you ads, or to communicate with you. To learn more
Equine Network., Maven, and other third parties may provide, or allow others to provide,
analytics services and serve advertisements on our or their behalf across the web and in mobile
technologies to collect information about your visits to our websites and other websites and
mobile applications. This information may include your IP address, web browser, mobile
network information, pages viewed, time spent on pages or in apps, links clicked, and
conversion information. This information may be used by Equine Network, Maven, and others
to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content,
deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests on our website and other websites,
and better understand your online activity.
To see all available, opt out options for users of sites that operate on the Maven platform,
*Equine Network websites using Maven’s platform are clearly identified as a Maven channel in
the website’s footer.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance
with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal
information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any
changes to their information at any time by logging into their control panel and going to the
‘Edit Profile’ page.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection
Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website,
products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act of
2003 by never sending out misleading information.
collected after the date of the change.
This policy was last modified on April 27, 2021.
Equine Network | Attn: Circulation Department
PO Box 20730
Boulder, CO 80308
We pledge to you, our customer, that we have made a dedicated effort to bring our privacy
policy in line with the following important privacy laws and initiatives:
Federal Trade Commission Fair
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act
Trust Guard Privacy Requirements