Who we are
Our website address is: http://horseracedatabase.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
horserasedatabase.com has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our web site. Your IP address is used to help identify you and your shopping cart and to gather broad demographic information. We monitor access to the site via IP address for data scrapers and automated access of information on the site. We block IP addresses engaging in these activities.
Our site’s registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name and e-mail address) and basic demographic information. We use customer contact information from the registration form to send the user information about our company and the Thoroughbred racing industry. The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the Opt Out Procedures for Mailings section below. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor the visitor’s experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. This information is not shared with advertisers and is not used for personal purposes.
When registering at our site, your registration information is not sent to any third-party company.
This site contains links to other sites. horseracedatabase.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.
Our site uses an order form for customers to request information, products, and services. We collect visitor’s financial information (like their account or credit card numbers). Financial information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services. Billing is processed at the time of purchase unless you have reached customer account status, at which time your card will be billed at the end of the month for purchases made during that month. Monthly account billing will continue until the visitor notifies horseracedatabase.com in writing or if the monthly billing process fails, at which time billing for all future purchases will be processed at the time of purchase.
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts the information you input. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. horseracedatabase.com uses 128-bit secure encryption for all links, which adheres to Federal and International guidelines for secure server transactions. We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card numbers when confirming an order. Horseracedatabase.com uses Tokenization of payment card information and does not keep, maintain or transmit payment card data.
horseracedatabase.com is tested and certified daily to pass the McAfee Secure Security Scan.
Opt Out Procedures for Mailings
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from horseracedatabase.com at the point where we request registration information about the visitor.
This site gives users the option for removing their information from our database to not receive information about our Products and Services. In order to complete this request, the User must send a written request via e-mail, including their Customer ID to: Horseracedatabase mail list removal
Contacting the web site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, you can contact