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Web Site Privacy Policy
Great Lakes Sire Service is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Great Lakes Sire Service Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Great Lakes Sire Service Web site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

If you have provided personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name or telephone number, on this Web site, Great Lakes Sire Service may collect it. Great Lakes Sire Service may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Great Lakes Sire Service. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Great Lakes Sire Service for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Great Lakes Sire Service Web site.

Use of your Personal Information
Great Lakes Sire Service collects and uses your personal information to operate the Great Lakes Sire Service Web site and deliver the services you have requested (such as e-mail notifications). Great Lakes Sire Service also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other information or services available from Great Lakes Sire Service.

Great Lakes Sire Service does not sell, rent or lease its member/visitor/subscriber lists to third parties. Great Lakes Sire Service may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external third parties about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.

Great Lakes Sire Service does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations.

Great Lakes Sire Service keeps track of the Web sites and pages our visitors view within Great Lakes Sire Service, in order to determine what Great Lakes Sire Service services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content within Great Lakes Sire Service to visitors.

Great Lakes Sire Service Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Great Lakes Sire Service or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Great Lakes Sire Service; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Great Lakes Sire Service, or the public.

Security of your Personal Information
Great Lakes Sire Service secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Great Lakes Sire Service secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.

It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.

How You Can Access Your Information
You can access all your personal identifiable information that we collect online and maintain via the “Edit Your Subscription” link displayed in the footer of each and every email notification you receive.

Use of Cookies
The Great Lakes Sire Service Web site uses “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. When you return to the same Great Lakes Sire Service Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Great Lakes Sire Service Web site features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Great Lakes Sire Service Web site.

Changes to this Statement
Great Lakes Sire Service will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect user feedback. Great Lakes Sire Service encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Great Lakes Sire Service is protecting your information.