A Step Above Stables ("A Step Above Stables") operates astepabovestables.com and may operate other websites. It is A Step Above Stables' policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, A Step Above Stables collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. A Step Above Stables' purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how A Step Above Stables' visitors use its website. From time to time, A Step Above Stables may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
A Step Above Stables also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on astepabovestables.com blogs/sites. A Step Above Stables only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to A Step Above Stables' websites choose to interact with A Step Above Stables in ways that require A Step Above Stables to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that A Step Above Stables gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at astepabovestables.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with A Step Above Stables are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, A Step Above Stables collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with A Step Above Stables. A Step Above Stables does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
A Step Above Stables may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. A Step Above Stables may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, A Step Above Stables does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
A Step Above Stables discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on A Step Above Stables' behalf or to provide services available at A Step Above Stables' websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using A Step Above Stables' websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. A Step Above Stables will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, A Step Above Stables discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when A Step Above Stables believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of A Step Above Stables, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an A Step Above Stables website and have supplied your email address, A Step Above Stables may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with A Step Above Stables and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. A Step Above Stables takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If A Step Above Stables, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that A Step Above Stables goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of A Step Above Stables may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.