HOW WE COLLECT AND USE INFORMATION
We collect the following types of information about you:
Information you provide us directly:
We ask for certain information such as your e-mail address if you correspond with us. We may also retain any messages you send us, e.g., in one of our comments sections. We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Website. Your username and if you choose to disclose it, your real name, will be published publicly. Once published your username and / or real name may not be able to be removed.
Information we may receive from third parties:
We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you access our Website through a third-party connection or log-in, for example, through Facebook Connect, by “following,” “liking,” “commenting,” linking your account to the Overthehorse.com Website, etc., that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to Overthehorse.com. This information could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your account (for example, your Facebook UID), an access token necessary to access that service, any information that you have permitted the third party to share with us, and any information you have made public in connection with that service. If you allow us access to your friends list, your friends’ user IDs, and your connection to those friends, may be used and stored to make your experience more social, and to allow you to invite your friends to visit our website as well as provide you with updates if and when your friends visit Overthehorse.com. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to Overthehorse.com. You may also unlink your third party account from Overthehorse.com by adjusting your settings on the third party service.
In addition, the personal information you provide may be used for the following purposes:
(i) to execute agreements between you and Overthehorse.com;
(ii) to (technically) able the services of Overthehorse.com;
(iii) to further develop and improve the Website and services provided by Overthehorse.com;
(iv) for the security of the Website and services provided by Overthehorse.com and to prevent fraud and abuse.
STORING OF DATA
Overthehorse.com will not store your data longer than is strictly necessary on the basis of the objectives described above, after which they are anonymous. Overthehorse.com can keep anonymous data for statistical and research purposes. It has the necessary security measures to prevent loss, misuse, or alteration of all information provided by you.
When you visit Overthehorse.com, we may send one or more cookies — a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your computer, tablet, or phone that uniquely identifies your browser and lets Overthehorse.com help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the Website (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on the website), and allow us to track your usage of the Website over time. This information is collected by the web analytics service Google Analytics. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser’s directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of Overthehorse.com may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
The generated information about your use of the Website will be sent to servers in the United States and stored by Google. Overthehorse.com makes use of the option to anonymize the IP address means that your IP address is shortened by Google. This makes tracking at the individual level technically impossible.
On this page you will find more information about the Google Analytics service.
Besides rejecting cookies via your browser, you can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on in your browser. This prevents Google Analytics to collect information about your site visit.
THIRD PARTY PRIVACY POLICIES