Yellacat Ranch Under a Western Sky

Privacy Policy

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Effective Date: March 29, 2020

Yellacat Ranch LLC (the “Company”), the provider of yellacatranch.com (our “Website”), understands that our users may be concerned about how we collect, use, and disclose Personal Information. Your privacy is very important to us, and we are committed to safeguarding it. This policy explains what we will do with your personal information.

When you first visit our Website, consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy permits us to use cookies every time you visit our Website.

We have created and implemented the following Privacy Policy to govern our use of our users’ Personal Information. By using our Website or purchasing products or services from our Website, you are accepting the practices and activities as described in this policy. Any questions concerning this policy or the use of Personal Information may be directed to us through our Contact form.

Types of Information Collected

The following types of personal information may be collected, stored, and used:

  1. Information about your computer including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, and operating system;
  2. Information about your visits to and use of this website including the referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths;
  3. Information, such as your email address, that you enter when you register with our Website;
  4. Information, such as your name and email address, that you enter in order to set up subscriptions to our emails and/or newsletters or place an order in our online store;
  5. Information you enter while using the services on our Website;
  6. Information generated while using our Website, including when, how often, and under what circumstances you use it;
  7. Information relating to anything you purchase, services you use, or transactions you make through our Website, which includes your name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card details; however, the Company and our Website do not store credit card information.
  8. Information you post to our Website with the intention of publishing it on the internet, which includes your username, profile pictures, and the content of your posts;
  9. Information contained in any communications you send to us by email or through our Website, including its communication content and metadata; and
  10. Any other personal information you send to us.

Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy

Use of Personal Information

Personal information submitted to us through our Website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of our Website. We may use your personal information for the following:

  1. Administering our Website and business;
  2. Personalizing our Website for you;
  3. Enabling your use of the services available on our Website;
  4. Sending you goods purchased through our Website;
  5. Supplying services purchased through our Website;
  6. Sending statements, invoices, and payment reminders to you, and collecting payments from you;
  7. Sending you non-marketing commercial communications;
  8. Sending you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
  9. Sending you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter);
  10. Sending you marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
  11. Providing third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
  12. Dealing with inquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our Website;
  13. Keeping our Website secure and prevent fraud;
  14. Verifying compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our Website (including monitoring private messages sent through our Website private messaging service); and
  15. Other uses.

If you submit personal information for publication on our Website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.

Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our Website and can be adjusted using privacy controls on our website.

We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party for their or any other third party’s direct marketing.

Disclosure of Personal Information

We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

We may disclose your personal information:

  1. To the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  2. In connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
  3. In order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
  4. To the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling;
  5. To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information; and
  6. To our marketing partners and affiliates, if any. In the course of providing you the Products or Services, we may at our option use third party service providers to provide some or all of the Products or Services you may purchase or request in your use of our Website. An example of this would be the use of third party online payment processing companies to process payments made by Site Customers to the Company. We make all commercially reasonable efforts to make sure that these third-party vendors use your Personal Information only to the extent necessary to provide the Services to you. However, we cannot guarantee that a third-party vendor will not disclose your Personal Information.

Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.

International data transfers

  1. Information we collect may be stored, processed in, and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
  2. Information we collect may be transferred to the following countries which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States of America, Russia, Japan, China, and India.
  3. Personal information you publish on our Website or submit for publication on our Website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this section.

Disclosure of Non Personally Identifiable Information

We may disclose any Non Personally Identifiable Information we collect to our strategic business partners, potential business partners, investors, advisers, and customers. This information is usually disclosed in terms of aggregate numbers. Since the information cannot be traced back to you directly, you may not “opt out” of our use of such Non Personally Identifiable Information.

Security of Personal Information

We employ commercially reasonable technology and systems to protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access and disclosure. For example, sensitive information is transmitted to us in an encrypted format using secure socket layer technology. However, no protection methods are 100% secure, therefore we cannot guarantee 100% the security of your Personal Information. We are not responsible for any disclosure of Personal Information due to any errors in transmission of your information, or any unauthorized third-party access or any other acts by third parties, or any acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control.

Public Nature of Certain Website Content

The Services provided by the Company and/or our Website now or in the future may be accessible by the public. Examples of publicly accessible information include but are not limited to any posts to any chat groups, forums or discussion boards hosted by our Website. We are not responsible for third parties uses of any Personal Information contained in these public disclosures.

Use of Cookies

Our Website uses cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

We use cookies to help identify you and reduce the number of times you need to sign-in to our Website, and to personalize and track your use of our Website. Most cookies are session cookies, meaning they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session. Our use of cookies does not track or otherwise utilize any of your Personal Information.

The names of the cookies that we use on our Website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

  • We use Google Analytics on our Website to recognize a computer when a user visits our Website, track users as they navigate our Website, enable the use of our shopping cart on our Website, improve our Website’s usability, analyze the use of our Website, administer our Website, prevent fraud and improve the security of our Website. In the future we may use cookies to personalize our Website for each user, target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users, or for similar purposes.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our Website.

You can delete cookies already stored on your computer. Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

Outbound Links

In providing much of the informational content on our Website, direct links to other third-party websites will navigate you away from our Website. We do not control these websites and each website will have its own terms of service, and privacy policy, which may not be consistent with the Company or our Website policies. Users are encouraged to examine these third-party policies before using the third party websites.

Receipt of Marketing Materials

You may “opt out” from receiving marketing materials from us at the time you are providing us with the Personal Information. For example, when becoming a registered User with us, you will have the opportunity to decide whether you want to receive additional promotional materials from us in the future. If at any time you wish to discontinue receiving promotional materials from our Website, please follow the instructions for removal contained on the most recent communication from the Company or contact us through our Contact form.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Company reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy in its sole discretion from time to time. Any notification of the changes to the privacy policy shall be made in accordance with the Terms of Service for our Website. If you receive a notification of a change in this Privacy Policy, you must review the policy prior to your continued use of our Website and the Services. Your continued use of our Website and its Services after notification of a change to this Privacy Policy shall constitute your affirmative acceptance of any such change.

Yellacat Ranch Under a Western Sky
Justin Swanstrom

Justin Swanstrom

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