RANCHMEAT®.COM AND CATTLEMATCH®.COM
Information Collection and Use
BRS requests and collects personally identifiable information when you sign up for cattlematch.com™ and ranchmeat.com™ by creating a user profile. Personal information collected by BRS often is limited to contact information, such as your name, street address, email address, and telephone number(s). As further explained below, some of this information will be available to other users of the website(s), including your first name, last name, “nickname” and email address. BRS may also collect contact information for your bank if you provide it, and possibly other information when needed to provide a service you request.
BRS uses the information collected to enable its user to use the services offered on cattlematch.com™ and ranchmeat.com™, which include but are not limited to purchasing or selling cattle, and organizing or participating in live or online auctions. We may also use the information to send you e-mail notifications or promotional materials. You may elect not to receive such communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the message, or by sending an e-mail to [email protected] with “unsubscribe” in the subject line.
BRS may use a feature of your browser called a “cookie” to monitor your use of our website(s). The cookie may contain a number or other information which reminds us who you are when you visit our website(s). Cookies do not enable BRS to retrieve personal information about you from your computer unless you knowingly provided such information during a previous session. This browser feature is valuable to you because it alleviates the need to re-register each time you visit our website(s). You may choose not to accept cookies by changing the preferences on your browser. However, doing so may limit your ability to fully utilize our website(s).
Special Notification With Respect to Children’s Privacy (Users Under the Age of 13)
BRS does not offer services or sell products to children under the age of 13. BRS does not request or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Certain information in your user profile, including your first name, last name, “nickname” and email address, will be available to other users of the website(s).
The website may disclose your complete contact information, including your name, street address, email address, and telephone number(s), to one or more other users of the website in connection with certain transactions that you authorize such as, for example, if you elect to have another user slaughter a live animal you have purchased.
BRS reserves the right to disclose information regarding sales that are transacted using the website(s), including but not limited to the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of purchasers or sellers; dates of sales; lot descriptions; and purchase prices.
BRS reserves the right to access and disclose personally identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems property or to protect itself or its users. Where practical, BRS will attempt to obtain the consent of the individual prior to disclosing individually identifiable information. BRS reserves the right to share aggregated nonpersonally identifiable customer and website usage information with third parties.
We will take commercially reasonable steps to safeguard personal information that you provide to us. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology during transmission, which encrypts personal information that you provide to us. Personal information collected by BRS is stored in secure operating environments with limited access.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your computer and to your login ID and password for our website(s). Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer and otherwise protect the password used to access our website(s).
Notice for European Users
BRS is located in the United States. Any information that you provide to BRS will be transferred out of the European Union to the United States. By providing personal information to us, you are consenting to its collection, use and disclosure as described herein.
Correct/Update Your Information
You may change or modify personal information you have previously provided by modifying your user profile.