Privacy Policy of West Elks AVA

West Elks AVA (collectively referred to in this Privacy Statement as “we,” “us,” or “West Elks AVA”) recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of all information provided by visitors of our website and recipients of our email newsletters. We created this policy with a fundamental respect for our visitors’ right to privacy and to guide our relationships with our visitors. This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for all services. Our current website can be found at


West Elks AVA collects information from our website and email subscribers. Below, we will describe the type of information we collect and how we use it to provide better services to our visitors.


When you visit our website we may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information, such as online behavior and information about your computer, mobile or other device. The information collected may include, without limitation, the make, model, settings, specifications (e.g., CPU speed, connection speed, browser type, operating system, device identifier) and geographic location of you and/or your computer, mobile or other device, as well as date/time stamp, IP address, pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, the site(s), application(s), destination(s), and/or service(s) you arrived from, and other clickstream data. We use this information to monitor and improve our websites and Services.

This information is collected through a third party service, Google Analytics.


When you sign-up for our newsletter, we may ask you to provide your name and email address. We use this information to provide the requested services. We use demographic information about our audience to improve our service, for marketing purposes and/or industry reporting purposes.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our email messages. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy policy

You can opt-out of our email messages at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions located near the bottom of each message as well as modify your information. If you have received an email in error, or would like to submit a complaint regarding an email message you received, please contact

Communications with Us

We have a contact form where vistors can submit information to us. Requests for service, support or information may be forwarded as needed to best respond to a specific request. We may retain emails and other information sent to us for our internal administrative purposes, and to help us to serve customers better.

Communications from Us

In order to best serve our customers, we may send updates that contain important information about our sites and services. We may also communicate with a user to provide requested services and for account-related issues via email.

We offer our visitors the option to receive information about the West Elks AVA. Visitors can choose not to receive these communications, as set forth in our Newsletter section above.


Our website has features that automatically collect information from visitors, to deliver content specific to visitors’ interests and to honor their preferences. This information assists us in updating the site that will serve the needs of our visitors.

We use “cookies,” a piece of data stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. The use of cookies enable us to track and target the interests of our visitors to enhance the experience on our site.

Further, beacons are used in email messages to measure the effectiveness of our messaging and how visitors use our website.

Disabling Cookies
You can set your browser to accept or reject most cookies, or to notify you when a cookie is set. This can be done by visiting the relevant support page for your browser.

Chrome Cookie Settings 

Firefox Cookie Settings

Internet Explorer Cookie Settings

Safari Cookie Settings

Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting DAA opt-out page and/or NAI consumer opt-out page.

Types of Cookies We Use

1. Statistics: These cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

2. Marketing Cookies: Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display content and promotions that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Cookie: Google Analytics
Type: Statistics/Marketing
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. View Google’s privacy policy.

Third-party Cookies Linked to Social Networks

If you have previously logged into a social network, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or LinkedIn, and remain logged in your browser will send the social network information from the cookie they dropped when you visit websites that offer “Like” and/or “Share” buttons. This will occur even if you do not use these buttons. We have no control over the processes used by social networks and therefore ask you to consult the privacy policy on their websites.


We do not provide targeted lists of names and online contact information for marketing purposes to third parties.


Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 21 years old or older. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under 21 years of age. If we determine upon collection that a user is under this age, we will not use or maintain his/her personal Information without the parent/guardian’s consent.


Our website does not store visitors’ personal information. MailChimp stores any such information on their servers, which are kept in a secure environment.


Our websites contain links to other sites. West Elks AVA is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other sites. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each website to which we may link that may collect personally identifiable information.


If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so our visitors are aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under which circumstances, if any, we disclose it. Visitors should check this policy frequently to keep abreast of any changes.

For questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or any dealings with contact us via email.


Updated May 26, 2018

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