Privacy Statement

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Your privacy is important to the American Simmental Association. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that American Simmental Association collects and the ways in which American Simmental Association uses that personal information.

Personal information collected on our APPs (SimmAPP and FPCAPP)

The personal information you disclose to us:

 FPCAPP: We collect first and last name, email address, and information about your calf animal data, and cattle sales to provide a service that you opt into called the Feeder Profit Calculator. We do not share or sell the information that you input on our APP.

Sensitive Information on APPs: We do not share or sell your personal information. You may request to have your information deleted by clicking here .



Data Collected:

We may collect and store the following information:

1.1 Image Files: We collect and retain the image files that you upload. This includes the pixels, resolution, format, and any associated metadata (e.g., EXIF data).


1.2 User Identifiers: If you create an account or authenticate within our app, we may associate the uploaded images with your account. This can include user identifiers such as a user ID, username, or email address.


1.3 Timestamps: We may record the timestamps of when the images are uploaded to organize and sort them based on the time of submission.


1.4 Geolocation Data: If you grant our app permission to access your device's location services, we may collect geolocation data associated with the image, such as GPS coordinates or location names.


1.5 Device Information: We collect device-related information to optimize performance and troubleshoot issues. This may include the device model, operating system version, and unique identifiers like device ID or advertising ID.


1.6 Usage Analytics: We may gather usage analytics related to the images, such as the number of views, interactions, or shares. This helps us understand how users engage with image content and improve our app's functionality.


Data Usage:

We use the collected image upload data for the following purposes:

2.1 App Functionality: The image files and associated data are used to provide you with the intended features and services of our app, such as uploading, storing, and displaying images.


2.2 Account Association: If you have an account with us, we may use the collected image data to associate it with your account for personalized features and settings.


2.3 Personalization and Improvements: We analyze aggregated and anonymized image usage data to improve our app's performance, enhance user experience, and develop new features.


2.4 Compliance and Legal Obligations: We may use the collected data to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our app's terms of service.


Data Sharing:

We do not sell or share your image upload data with third parties for their promotional or marketing purposes. However, we may share the data in the following circumstances:

3.1 Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist in data processing, storage, analytics, or other app-related functions. These providers are contractually obligated to handle your data securely and only for specified purposes.


3.2 Legal Compliance: We may disclose your image upload data if required by law, government request, or to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or the rights, privacy, and safety of our users or others.


Data Security:

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your image upload data against unauthorized access, loss, or alteration. However, please note that no method of data transmission or storage can guarantee absolute security.


User Rights:

As a user of our app, you have certain rights regarding your personal data, including image upload data. These rights may include the ability to access, modify, or delete your data. For more information on exercising your rights, please refer to our comprehensive Privacy Policy.

Personal information collected on our website(s)
American Simmental Association may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:
Information that you provide using for the purpose of registering with the website including name, phone number, address, and email address.
Information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website services including email newsletters, and AJSA Contestant Registrations.
Any other information that you send to American Simmental Association.  

Using personal information
American Simmental Association may use your personal information to:
Administer this website;
Personalize the website for you;
Enable your access to and use of the website services;
Send to you products that you purchase;
Supply to you services that you purchase;
Send you statements and invoices;
Collect payments from you; and
Send you marketing communications.

Where American Simmental Association discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, American Simmental Association may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing your data
American Simmental Association will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
American Simmental Association will store all the personal information you provide on its secure servers.
[Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be protected by encryption technology.]

Cross-border data transfers
Information that American Simmental Association collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which American Simmental Association operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.
[In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world.]
You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

Updating this statement
American Simmental Association may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

Other websites
This website contains links to other websites.
American Simmental Association is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Contact the American Simmental Association.
If you have any questions about this privacy policy or American Simmental Association treatment of your personal information, please write to:
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