Privacy Policy


Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and Animas Valley Balloon Rally and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Animas Valley Balloon Rally include and AVBR. The AVBR website is a Event site. By using the AVBR website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. 

Collection of your Personal Information 

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, AVBR may collect personally identifiable information, such as your: 

- First and Last Name 

- E-mail Address 

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain services available on the Site. These may include:  of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future. 

Use of your Personal Information 

AVBR collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. 

AVBR may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other events or services available from AVBR and its affiliates. 

Sharing Information with Third Parties 

AVBR does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. 

AVBR may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email and, provide customer support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AVBR, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. 

AVBR may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on AVBR or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AVBR; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AVBR, or the public. 

Tracking User Behavior 

AVBR may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within AVBR, in order to determine what AVBR services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within AVBR to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. 

Automatically Collected Information 

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by AVBR. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the AVBR website. 

Use of Cookies 

The AVBR website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. 

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize AVBR pages, or register with AVBR site or services, a cookie helps AVBR to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same AVBR website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the AVBR features that you customized. 

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the AVBR services or websites you visit. 


This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. 

Security of your Personal Information 

AVBR secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. AVBR uses the following methods for this purpose: 

- SSL Protocol 

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. 

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed. 

Children Under Thirteen 

AVBR does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. 

E-mail Communications 

From time to time, AVBR may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. 

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from AVBR, you may opt out of such communications by replying STOP. 

Changes to this Statement 

AVBR reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy. 

Contact Information 

AVBR welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that AVBR has not adhered to this Statement, please contact AVBR at: 

Animas Valley Balloon Rally 

PO Box 6686 

Farmington, New Mexico 87499 

Email Address: 

Telephone number: 


Effective as of September 13, 2018