Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Northern Swine & Steer is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its user community.
The intent of this privacy policy is to detail the information Northern Swine & Steer may gather about individuals who visit its web site, how that information is and Northern Swine & Steer’s disclosure practices. Please note that this policy applies only to the Northern Swine & Steer web site and not to the web sites of other companies or organizations to which we provide links.

Site Usage Information

Northern Swine & Steer gathers “site usage” information from all visitors to the Northern Swine & Steer web site. Such data is used to help determine general usage patterns and fine tune layout in order to ensure that our site is as useful and enjoyable as possible. This “site usage” and statistical information may be made public information at Northern Swine & Steer’s discretion.

Please note that Northern Swine & Steer does not control all HTML served in conjunction with its site. Northern Swine & Steer may include content from other parties that may perform user activity tracking other than that described herein. In particular, some of our partners may use “cookies” in ways that we do not.

Individual User Information

Individually identifiable information will not be released without that individual’s prior consent. Visitors are specifically asked for individually identifiable information when signing up to use certain Northern Swine & Steer services. In some instances, users may be asked for personal interest and demographic information in order to create a more customized user experience; these fields will generally be optional.

From time to time, Northern Swine & Steer and/or its partners may wish to contact individual users regarding community news or to make promotional offers. However, such communications will only be delivered to users who have previously approved them.


Northern Swine & Steer reserves the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly or to protect itself or its users. Where practical, Northern Swine & Steer will attempt to obtain the prior consent of the individual prior to disclosing individually identifiable information. We reserve the right to share aggregated “site usage” information with third parties.