Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

About this Policy

We are Mountain Meadow Ventures, Ltd. (“MMV”), a Washington corporation that is the owner and operator of the Nicker Equine Classifieds Website (www.nicker.com; the “Website”). MMV respects the privacy of its Website’s users and, as a part of its mission to provide you effective Website services, MMV may receive, store and disclose your personal information under specific conditions and restrictions provided in this Nicker Privacy Policy (the “Policy”). Please read this Policy carefully before providing your personal information on the Website.

Consenting To This Policy

By accessing or using the Website, you consent to the terms of this Policy. You also acknowledge that MMV has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Website, but that MMV has the right to do so for the purposes set out in this Policy.

Your Personal Information Obligations

MMV requires that you only submit information on the Website that is up-to-date and accurate, and that you inform MMV of any changes to such information. You must also ensure that such information, whether provided on behalf of yourself or others, is correct and that you have the full authority and right to submit such information.

What Type of Personal Information Do We Collect?

MMV may collect the following types of information you provide on the Website (collectively “Personal Information”): (1) your personal or business name; (2) your personal or business e-mail address; (3) your personal or business mailing address; (4) your personal or business website address; (5) personal or business phone numbers; and (6) personal comments you make on Nickertalk on the Website.

Why Do We Collect Your Personal Information?

MMV collects your Personal Information for the following reasons without limitation: (1) to allow your listings, advertisements and comments to be made available on the Website; (2) to email you your Website account username and password upon your request; (3) to provide you with information about goods and services that you request from MMV, its partners or affiliates, or that MMV believes may be of interest to you; and (4) to comply with MMV’s obligations under federal, state and local law.

Security and Storage of Your Personal Information

The security of your Personal Information is important to MMV. Your Personal Information may be stored locally on your device and may be transmitted to servers owned, leased, or utilized by MMV in the United States. MMV will only keep your Personal Information for as long as is either required to by law or as is relevant for the purposes for which it is collected. MMV employs generally accepted industry standards to protect your Personal Information. However, as the transmission of information over wireless and wired networks cannot be absolutely secure, MMV does not warrant or guarantee that your Personal Information will remain permanently secure.

When and To Whom Do We Disclose Your Personal Information?

MMV may disclose your Personal Information without your consent under the following circumstances: (1) to respond to MMV’s legal obligations under federal, state and local law; (2) to enforce its policies under this Policy and the Nicker Terms and Conditions of Use; or (3) to respond to claims that your Personal Information or other content violates another person or entity’s rights, property or safety. MMV may also share your Personal Information with: (1) its corporate affiliates and partners who help to (a) detect and prevent potentially illegal acts, and (b) provide joint services; and (2) service providers hired by MMV who assist with MMV’s business operations. Information or content provided by you on the Website that is not considered Personal Information under this Policy may be disclosed by MMV to other parties for marketing, advertising or other purposes.

Website Usernames and Passwords

You may be able to access password-protected areas of the Website. In such cases, MMV will supply you usernames and passwords to access such areas of the Website. Because you are responsible for maintaining your own computer and mobile devices, you have a significant role in protecting your Website username and password and any Personal Information enclosed therein. No one can access or edit such Personal Information without knowing your Website username and password, so do not share these with others.

IP Addresses and Cookies

MMV may utilize analytical software to track users that access and use the Website. Upon your use of Website features, MMV may assign you personal identification information and send this information back to your device in the form of a very small bit of code known as a cookie. Cookies enable you to use certain Website features more efficiently by knowing of your personal preferences. They may store details and information relating to your sessions on the Website, and your Website username and password. Cookies do not retain any personally identifiable information such as your name, address or financial information.

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to the websites and applications of MMV’s suppliers, partners, advertisers and affiliates, who may also use tracking software and place cookies on your devices. MMV has no access to or control over these websites or the tracking software and cookies they use. MMV recommends that you read and evaluate such websites and applications’ own privacy policies and terms of use before accessing such websites.

Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you do not wish to have cookies on your device, you can set your browser preferences to refuse them or to alert you when they are being sent. In order to disable cookies, please consult your browser’s “help” section for instructions. Additionally, if you have an Adobe Flash player installed on your device, your Flash player can be set to reject or delete Adobe Flash cookies. However, if you choose to refuse or decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of the Website, or third-party websites and applications.

Third-Party Websites and Applications

The Website may contain links to third-party websites and applications that are not owned or controlled by MMV. MMV has no control over and assumes no responsibility for any content, goods or services offered by or through such websites or applications. When using such websites and applications, you are subject to the terms and policies of those third-party websites and applications. By using the Website, you expressly relieve MMV from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website or application accessed from the Application. MMV encourages you to read such third-party websites and applications’ privacy policies and terms of use before disclosing your personal information.

Privacy Policy Updates

MMV may update this Policy from time to time. Any changes made to this Policy will be posted on the Website. MMV encourages you to check this Policy periodically for updates. If you do not agree to any changes made to the Policy, please discontinue using the Website.

Contacting Us

Questions, comments, requests or suggestions regarding this Policy should be sent via e-mail to info@nicker.com or by postal mail to General Inquiries, Mountain Meadow Ventures, Ltd, P.O. Box 1704, Castle Rock, Washington 98611.

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