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American Angus Association
Privacy Policy

This policy governs the privacy terms of our websites and mobile applications. Any capitalized terms not defined in our Privacy Policy, have the meaning as specified in our Terms of Service.

Your Privacy

American Angus Association follows all legal requirements to protect your privacy. Our Privacy Policy is a legal statement that explains how we may collect information from you, how we may share your information, and how you can limit our sharing of your information. You will see terms in our Privacy Policy that are capitalized. These terms have meanings as described in the Definitions section below.

Definitions

“Non-Personal Information” is information that is not personally identifiable to you and that we automatically collect when you access our Website with a web browser or mobile application. It may also include publicly available information that is shared between you and others.

“Personally Identifiable Information” is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained in order for us to provide you within our Website or mobile application. Personally Identifiable Information may include information such as your name, email address, and other related information that you provide to us or that we obtain about you.

Information We Collect

Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our Website or mobile application.

As a Visitor, you can browse our website to find out more about our Website or mobile application. You are not required to provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information as a Visitor.

Computer Information Collected

When you use our Website or mobile application, we automatically collect certain computer information by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser with our Website or mobile application. Such information is typically considered Non Personal Information. We also collect the following:

Cookies

Our Website uses “Cookies” to identify the areas of our Website that you have visited. A Cookie is a small piece of data stored on your computer or mobile device by your web browser. We use Cookies to personalize the Content that you see on our Website. Most web browsers can be set to disable the use of Cookies. However, if you disable Cookies, you may not be able to access functionality on our Website correctly or at all. We never place Personally Identifiable Information in Cookies.

Automatic Information

We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our Website, if any, as well as the name of the website to which you’re headed when you leave our website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet Website provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our Website.

Third Party Services

American Angus Association does not intend to transfer Personal Information without your consent to third parties who are not bound to act on American Angus Association behalf unless such transfer is legally required. Similarly, it is against American Angus Association policy to sell Personal Information collected online without consent.

Your Consent

By using this Web site or mobile application, you consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy and to the American Angus Association processing of Personal Information for the purposes given above as well as those explained where American Angus Association collects Personal Information on the Web.

Information security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.

We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.

Updating your information we provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personally identifying information for many of our services.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

American Angus Association does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people (save with your consent) or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with American Angus Association under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help American Angus Association communicate with you about offers from American Angus Association and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.

We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims;

We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of American Angus Association terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.

We transfer information about you if American Angus Association is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, American Angus Association will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Confidentiality and Security We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.

Links to Other Websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites that are not under our direct control. These websites may have their own policies regarding privacy. We have no control of or responsibility for linked websites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors. You access such linked Websites at your own risk. These websites are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies, if any, of those individual websites to see how the operators of those third-party websites will utilize your personal information. In addition, these websites may contain a link to Websites of our affiliates. The websites of our affiliates are not subject to this Privacy Policy, and you should check their individual privacy policies to see how the operators of such websites will utilize your personal information.

Privacy Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. You should review this Privacy Policy frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we may notify you on our Website, by a blog post, by email, or by any method we determine. The method we chose is at our sole discretion. We will also change the “Last Updated” date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy are effective as of this Last Updated date and replace any prior Privacy Policies.

Questions About Our Privacy Practices or This Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about our Privacy Practices or this Policy, please contact us.