The GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR
is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy rights when visiting any
page of our Website, www.GBRSF.com. To protect your Personal Information, the GREATER
BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR has created the guidelines outlined below, which explain
the kinds of information the website collects, how it is used, the conditions
under which it is made available to third parties, how information is
maintained and our compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Act. Your use
of the website indicates your acceptance of and agreement with the terms and
While visiting the website, we may
ask you to provide information that personally identifies you ("personal
information") for purposes of interacting with the website. Such personal
information may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, street
address and e-mail address, age and gender. On any page that collects personal
information, we will specifically describe what information is required in
order to provide you with the product or service or enter you in the promotion
you have requested, as well as respond to your inquiry or comment. This
personally identifiable data is collected by means of form interfaces on our
website, into which the user must voluntarily enter the information requested.
If you place an online order or enter a commercial transaction at this website,
we will collect additional personally identifiable information, including
billing address and credit card information. We may also collect personally
identifiable information through purchase forms, surveys, contests, emails we
receive from you and your other interactions with our website. You may browse
the website without registering or providing any personally identifying
This website also collects anonymous
data that is not indicative of and cannot be traced to an individual without
the cooperation of their Internet Service Provider. This data includes
information about the user's remote IP address, referral data (which page
"linked" to the present request) and the browser software's
user-agent string. This information is accepted passively from the HTTP headers
that are sent from the user when requesting any file from the server. GREATER
BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR does log IP addresses for systems administration,
troubleshooting purposes and to determine website usage.
The website uses
"cookies", which are elements of data that a website can send to your
browser, which may then be stored on your system. This element of data is a
piece of text, not a program. The website can only access the information from
a cookie sent by the website. We cannot access other cookies sent by other
websites or the information contained therein. Additionally, we cannot learn
your e-mail address or any other information about you through the use of a
cookie. The only way we would learn such information is if you specifically and
voluntarily submit that information to us, for example, through a registration
system, by entering a sweepstakes or promotion, etc.
GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR uses
cookies to track usage of the website and further personalize your experience
when you are visiting the Website. By tracking usage, we can best determine
helps to give you a more personalized experience at the website. The
information is used to keep our website fresh and relevant to you, the user.
Cookies also allow you to avoid retyping your e-mail address on the website.
The information stored in a cookie is used to allow us to personalize your
experience on the website.
I decline to accept a cookie?
You may decline to accept cookies
sent by the website by selecting an option on your browser to reject cookies.
However, some portions of the website may require cookies in order to provide
you with the full set of features offered. Cookies enable our server to know
that you are a registered user. In addition, our registration system may
require that you accept the cookies from the website in order to access that
portion of the website.
of Personal Information
We believe in protecting your privacy
and will not share personal information with third parties outside of GREATER
that we can enhance your experience on our Website with the information you
share with us. We use personal information about you to improve our advertising
and marketing efforts, to statistically analyze website usage, to improve our
content and product offerings and to personalize the website's content, layout,
and services. We also may use your personal information, such as your e-mail
address or mailing address, to contact you regarding products and/or services
that may be of interest to you, to respond to an inquiry from you regarding the
information that we have collected, to respond to your comments and suggestions
and to fill orders and complete commercial transactions that you initiate with
GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR may
match specific and/or aggregated personal information with third party data to
provide you with product and content offerings that interest you and improve
our advertising and marketing efforts. GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR also may
disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to
potential advertisers, partners, other third parties, our affiliate companies
and for other lawful purposes. For example, we provide our advertisers with
aggregate information about our users, such as statistics regarding the number
of website users that view their advertisements.
As part of your experience on our
website, you may receive communications from us related to products and
services that might interest you. While we believe these services will enhance
your experience at our website, you will at all times be able to opt out from
receiving these communications, either by specifically opting out of these
services or by deleting your profile from our database.
We have today, and will in the
future, have arrangements with third party service providers, such as credit
card processors, shipping companies, and fulfillment services, other
third-party vendors, or any partner who assists in the operations and/or
administration of this website.
When you sign up for a service we
offer on the Website, we may be required to share personal information with
that service provider in order to provide the service. These third party
providers are not permitted to retain or use personal information for any
purpose unrelated to providing the service.
We reserve the right to disclose
personal information when needed to comply with the law or a legal process,
cooperate with investigations of purported unlawful activities, to identify
persons violating the law, to investigate or assist in investigations incident
to misuse or abuse of this website, or in connection with the sale of part or
all of GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR.
Collecting the Information
Information entered by website
visitors is retrieved directly by the GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR: P.O. BOX
15010, BATON ROUGE, LA 70895
the use and dissemination of information that the website collects from you. To
the extent that you disclose any information to other parties, whether through,
for example, online auctions, chat rooms, personal ads, or the like, through
third party services or promotions offered on or through the website or through
other websites throughout the internet, different policies may apply and GREATER
BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR shall not be responsible for the use or dissemination of
to Other Materials
Third party sites linked to and from
the site are not necessarily under the control of GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE
FAIR. GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR shall have no responsibilities or
liabilities whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any such linked
site or any link or linking program at any time. GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR
does not necessarily endorse companies (or related products or services) to or
from which the website is linked. If you decide to access any of the third
party sites linked to the website, you do so entirely at your own risk. GREATER
BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR hereby disclaims any rights to trademarks, service
marks, trade names, logos, copyrights, patents, domain names or other
intellectual property interests of third parties.
The Children's Online Privacy
Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”) applies only to websites of a commercial
nature, and while GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR is a nonprofit organization,
it considers COPPA to provide sound advice for any website that is intended for
use by children. For this reason, GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR does not
knowingly collect or solicit any personally identifiable information from
children under 13 years of age without verifiable parental consent.
In the event that we receive actual
knowledge that we have collected such personal information without the
requisite and verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from
our database as quickly as is practicable. With respect to any form interface
that appears on a webpage at our website, no information will be knowingly
collected from any user under the age of 13. Where “age” or “date of birth” is
requested on the form interface, no information will be stored or transmitted
unless the response indicates that the user is 13 years of age or older.
Providing personal information is
never a prerequisite for accessing the basic content or resources on this
of Personal Information
The personally identifiable
information collected at this website may be indefinitely retained and
electronically archived. Please keep in mind that information collected at this
website may be different than that collected at or through other activities,
events, or functions related to GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR and the use and
disclosure, if any, of such information may vary and are not covered under this
We respect your privacy and ability
to choose whether to share information with us and any third party. You may
choose to "opt-out" of sharing personal information in several ways.
When choosing to use certain features or services on the website, you can choose
whether to share optional personal information in connection with the feature
or service. If you receive communications from us that you prefer not to
receive, you may opt-out from receiving these communications, either by
specifically indicating this preference in a communication to us via the
Unsubscribe link or by deleting your registration profile from our database.
You may also opt-out altogether from providing personal information to us by
not registering on the website and thereby not providing personal information.
You may also choose at a later date to have your name removed from our
database. To do so, please follow the process described below. Certain portions
of the website and certain services provided on the website, however, do
require registration in order to access or use these areas and services. If you
choose not to register or provide certain information, these areas will not be
accessible to you.
Changing and Deleting Your Personal Information
You may access all of the personal
information that we collect from you online and maintain by e-mailing us at GBRSFAIR@EATEL.COM.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to
verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR
maintains industry standard encryption technologies to ensure the security,
integrity and privacy of the personal information that you provide through the
website. Please keep in mind, however, that no data transmission over the
Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a
result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit using
our website, and therefore, it is important to remember that you transmit such
information at your own risk. GREATER BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR does not assume
responsibility for use or disclosure of your information that are the result of
unauthorized or illegal access to our systems or to those of our vendors or
If you have any questions or
Date and Changes
Understanding that Internet
technologies are rapidly evolving, any changes to this policy will be promptly
posted on this page, with an updated "effective date" posted below. GREATER
BATON ROUGE STATE FAIR reserves the right to modify the terms of this policy at
any time and in our sole discretion, by posting a change notice to this page.
Your continued use of the website following our posting of a change notice will
constitute binding acceptance of those changes.
modified on SEPTEMBER 13, 2012.