Protecting Your Privacy
Collection and Use of Information
|Generally, SRS® Alpacas International Privacy Statement applies to all aspects of the SRS® Alpacas International web site. All members, subsidiaries and joint ventures will have their policies prominently posted on their own site.|
|At SRS® Alpacas International, we are committed to protecting your privacy online.
Our pledge is to safeguard any personal information that you provide us, and to make every
reasonable effort to use this information only as you choose.
The goal of this Privacy Statement is to notify you of our online privacy practices and to describe the choices you have about the way your information is collected and used. This statement is accessible from each page of the site, and at every point where personal information is requested. It also explains the security measures taken to protect your information, your ability to access your information and whom you can contact at SRS® Alpacas International to answer your questions about this Privacy Statement and resolve any issues which may arise.
Personal Information about Others
If you send us information about others, we will use that information (usually an e-mail address) to do what you asked us to do (for example, to send our Newsletter). At any time any personal information in our possession will be deleted from all records kept by SRS® Alpacas International and its members, subsidiaries, partners, associates and affiliates immediately upon their request.
Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Information
We will only use your personal information (including your e-mail address) for the purpose for which you have provided it, e.g. to register for subscription to our regular Newsletter, or in the normal course of business communications.
We will not in any circumstances disclose your personal information to third parties, unless where such disclosure is required or authorised by law.
A 'cookie' is a packet of information that allows the server (the computer that houses this web site) to identify and interact more effectively with your computer.
Our server (in some instances) generates a temporary cookie, which is used to keep track of the pages you have accessed while using our server. The cookie exists only for the time you are accessing the SRS® Alpacas International web server. At the end of your interaction with SRS® Alpacas International the cookie "crumbles", no longer existing on your computer and cannot be used for further identification or access to your machine.
This web site may also store cookies on your web browser in order to improve service for you on your subsequent visits to this web site.
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is sent. (Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences).
This web site contains links to and from other web sites and SRS® Alpacas International is not responsible for the privacy practices of those web sites. SRS® Alpacas International encourages you to ascertain the privacy practices of those web sites.
SRS® Alpacas International may send you e-mail about your access details, or in response to your questions. SRS® Alpacas International, it's members, subsidiaries, partners, associates and affiliates may also send you e-mail with information that may be of interest to you, unless you indicate you do not want to receive this material. We will give you an opportunity to let us know your preference regarding the receiving of informative/instructive e-mail when you register your interest in this service, when you provide us with your personal information, or when we send you e-mail. You choose not to accept this informative/instructive e-mail. This option applies to informative/instructive e-mail only, as we may find it necessary to send you e-mail relating to your access account.
All informative/instructive e-mail that you receive from SRS® Alpacas International will tell you how to decline receiving future informative/instructive e-mail. You may change your e-mail preferences at any time. See "Keeping Your Information Accurate" below.
Protecting Your Information
However, while we strive to protect your personal information, you must also take steps to protect your information. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal information while you are on the Internet. At a minimum, we encourage you to change your passwords often, using a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure that you are using a secure browser as you surf the Internet.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletter, we ask for contact information such as name and email address. Any subscriber to the regular e-mail newsletters issued by SRS® Alpacas International can opt to unsubscribe at any time. All electronic publications issued by SRS® Alpacas International will have a link enabling the recipient to easily unsubscribe, or you can inform us of your instructions to send no further informative/instructional material by clicking here
Keeping Your Information Accurate
If you are a registered user of any SRS® Alpacas International online service and any of your personal information changes, you can advise us by clicking here. For all contact information for SRS® Alpacas International click here. We will make every reasonable effort to make sure your requests are met. To protect your privacy, proof of identity is required.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
SRS® Alpacas International reserves the right to modify this privacy statement from time to time, by posting a prominent announcement on this page or, in the event of a material change, by notifying by e-mail all customers whose personal information we have retained.
13/06/13 - New England Alpaca Show
Four subscribers were represented at the New England Alpaca show consisting of fleeces and lead animals over the long weekend of the 8th & 9th of June. They were Glen Waverly Alpacas (Betty & Adrian Whitten), Sunline Alpacas (Jeff & Jill Willis), Towarri Alpacas (Stuart & Fiona Marshall) and Glenhope Alpacas (Bronwyn & David Mitchell). Everyone took home some ribbons from the event which attracted 44 fleeces and 136 animals. In the fleece section Glenhope entered 7 fleeces and received 3 Championships, 2 Reserve Championships and the Supreme Champion. Glen Waverly received a Reserve Championship. The judge commented on the weight of the fleeces and the quality of the presentation which is encouraging. In the animal classes Sunline received 2 Championships and a Reserve Champion and Glenhope received a Championship and 2 Reserve Champions.
24/04/13 - Castle Hill Alpaca Show
Castle Hill Show, near Sydney, Australia, on the 9 March was another great show for SRS(R) studs. Walkley Fields (Richard Brennan) and Gunnamatta Alpacas (Sue Maynard and John Hay) had a very succesful day collecting 7 out of 10 Champions, with Walkley Fields taking out Supreme Huacaya Alpaca and Sire's progeny.
Judge Joanne Ham commented on the "super softness" of the animals.