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Privacy Policy

As a supplier of online services your privacy is very important to the Paso Fino Horse Association, Inc. (“PFHA”). We believe that your personal privacy is an important component to ensure continued long-term growth of this web site as part of a premier communication and business environment for the Paso Fino horse industry. As a customer your privacy is an essential ingredient for us to conduct business on the Internet and we take this issue very seriously.

At times we will make available the names and addresses of PFHA Members to third parties for the purpose of distributing equine related literature. At no time will your phone number or email address be released to third parties not affiliated with PFHA. If you wish to have your name and mailing address removed from this distribution list, please contact PFHA Member Services.

PFHA has created this privacy policy in order to ensure your confidence in our organization and our commitment to your privacy.  Please read this privacy policy for an explanation of how we will treat your personal information.  By using this website, you consent to the collection and use of personal information as outlined in this privacy policy.  If you do not agree to our privacy policy,please do not use our site.  If we make any material changes to our privacy policy, those changes will be posted here so that you are always aware of what personal information is collected, how that information is used, and under what circumstances that information may be disclosed.  Since this privacy policy may change from time to time, you should check back periodically.  Your continued use of this web site following the posting of changes to the privacy policy will signal your acceptance of such changes.  If you have any questions or comments regarding this privacy policy, please contact Don Vizi at dvizi@pfha.org.

Personal Information

Participation in certain on line services and membership programs requires the collection of personal information (for example, your name, address, phone number and e-mail address)for the purpose of conducting business with PFHA and its affiliates. In addition to participation in these programs and services, this information is used to contact our web customers for customer service purposes, if or when necessary. By using any interactive portion of this web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by PFHA according to this privacy policy.

  • Registered horse information supplied through the registration process for Paso Finos, is considered proprietary information and only made available to PFHA members through "Horse Info."
  • Names of volunteers to the association such as officers, committee chairs, show managers and secretaries, judges and stewards, and club contacts may be made available in various locations on this web site.
  • Results of horse shows, program participation standings, achievement award winners and other association program results may also be displayed on this web site.

Email Addresses

Email addresses are collected solely for the purpose of communicating with the PFHA's customers via a Broadcast E-News, Flash News and for customer service issues.  Except for (i) PFHA - approved third parties who distribute equine related literature,and (ii) PFHA Regional Directors who publish directories for their region,email addresses are not shared with any third parties who are not affiliated with PFHA. If you wish to have your email address removed from this distribution list, please contact PFHA Member Services.

Links to other Web Sites

Although this site contains links to other websites, we do not accept responsibility for the privacy policies or practices or the information contained on those sites.

Correcting Personal Information

Members of PFHA can modify their personal information on their individual "My Account" page.

How the Information is Used

PFHA may use information provided at registration or information obtained through third parties.  The use of information provided at registration or obtained through third parties may also be provided to PFHA corporate sponsors if we have so notified you on our site. 

PFHA uses “cookie”technology.  “Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your computer's browser, on your computer's hard drive. Cookies are used to enhance your online experience by speeding up navigation, remembering information such as login name, and enabling custom tailored content. In Internet Explorer, cookies are stored in a common location called "Temporary Internet Files."

PFHA will never use cookies to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent in a cookie.  In order to effectively use the site and some of its features, your browser must accept cookies.  However, users should be aware that PFHA cannot control the use of cookies or the resulting information by advertisers or third parties hosing data for PFHA.  If a user does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the user to deny or accept cookies; however, users should note that cookies may be necessary to provide the user with certain features available on this web site.

PFHA tracks certain general usage pattern information, including what pages people visit and how long they have been registered users.  PFHA may log users’ IP addresses (the group of four numbers separated by periods, such as 123.45.64.89, that identifies a particular host computer) for the purposes of system administration, site tracking and reporting of aggregate usage information to our marketing andproduct development teams.

From time to time, PFHA may solicit your opinion to determine your preferences and dislikes in order to provide you with a better product.  These surveys are always optional to the user and your decision not to participate in a survey will not affect your status as a PFHA web site user.  Should you choose to participate, any information you give us may be used in aggregate form for marketing purposes, and to enhance your overall experience on our site.

With Whom the Information May be Shared

Except as otherwise disclosed herein, PFHA will not provide any personally identifiable information about you to other third parties without your consent.  PFHA may,however, provide other third parties with anonymous aggregated information about our users to illustrate trends and patterns. 

The Kind of Security Procedures That Are in Place to Protect the Loss, Misuse or Alteration of Information Under Our Control

PFHA has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under its control.  The servers for PFHA are stored in a physically secure and climate controlled facility.  Beyond the physical protection of the servers, we protect against data loss by regularly backing up data, performing consistency checks to prevent tampering, and restricting access to information on our servers via several user authentication technologies.  Only those employees needed to carry out the business functions of PFHA will have access to users’ information.

It is important to remember that whatever you transmit or disclose online can be collected and used by others or unlawfully intercepted by third parties.  No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot warrant the security of any information you transmit to us.  In addition, we may disclose information to law enforcement or other government officials if we determine such disclosure to be appropriate, or if we are compelled to disclose it by court order or operation of law.

Browser Cache

The browser cache plays an important role in providing a smooth and speedy surfing experience. The cache is a temporary holding area for images, sounds, videos, and other items that may appear on a web page that you visit. The way the cache works is by eliminating the need tore-download an image or web page if the content has not changed since your last visit.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Executive Director
Paso Fino Horse Association, Inc.
4047 Iron Works Parkway, Suite 1
Lexington, KY 40511

By phone: (859) 825-6000

By email:
info@pfha.org

For all other inquiries, refer to the Contact Us section of our home page.

In all cases, the names"PFHA" and "Paso Fino Horse Association" are Service Marks of the Paso Fino Horse AssociationSM, 4047Iron Works Parkway, Suite 1, Lexington, KY 40511.