Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Privacy Policy of the Marion County Fair Association doing business as Knoxville Raceway (“Knoxville”). This Privacy Policy was last updated on March 22, 2021.

Knoxville may collect both personal information and non-personal information (collectively, "Information").  We take care of how your Information is processed and used.   This Privacy Policy: (a) explains how Knoxville collects, stores, uses and may transfer or disclose your Information; and (b) applies to all Knoxville websites, products and services that post, reference, or link to it (“Properties”).

Knoxville reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a modified version online at PRIVACY POLICY PAGE LINK, so please review it frequently to ensure you are aware of any changes. If Knoxville makes a material change to this Privacy Policy, we will provide notice to you in our Privacy Policy as posted and on the Knoxville home page.

Table of Contents

1.            Summary and Scope of Privacy Policy

2.            Information We Collect and How We Use It

3.            Children and Parents

4.            Your Choices

5.            Sharing Information

6.            Security

7.            Accessing Information

8.            Contacting Us

9.            Important Notice

10.          Your California Privacy Rights

11.          Disclosure to Users Outside the US

12.          Do Not Track

13.          Cookie Policy

  1. Summary and Scope of Privacy Policy.


  • This Privacy Policy applies to all Properties that post, reference, or link to it, including: (i) websites, online products and services; and (ii) mobile applications.


  • Whenever you use a Property we may collect, process, and combine Information; contact you from time to time; and provide you with other services you have requested. We may, from time to time, also disclose Information to vendors and partners, as well as the other participants.


  • This Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or online properties to which our Properties may link, and you accept Knoxville is not responsible for the security or privacy practices of any such third-party websites or properties.


  • Information We Collect and How We Use It.


    • Knoxville collects Information about you from you and other sources. We use and may combine that Information to operate, tailor content, personalize, adjust and improve our Properties, and to send you messages or personalized information about our services, including for marketing and promotional purposes.


    • Information Provided by You. Knoxville may collect Information from you when you:


      1. Use of Our Properties.When you visit or use our Properties we may collect, process and/or combine Information about your use of those Properties, such as unique user IDs, site names, user preferences, browsing and buyer behavior, and recollection of information entered by the user. We may use Cookies and/or similar technologies (collectively referred to as “Cookies”) to do this.In addition, we or our partners may also use Cookies to serve ads in our Properties. Please see our Cookie Policy below for more details.


      1. Receive Newsletters on Products and Services and/or Receive Marketing Emails. Knoxville and its affiliates may offer you the ability to receive newsletters or marketing emails periodically by email about the products and services of Knoxville and its affiliates. You can stop receiving further newsletters or marketing emails by unsubscribing from the link in the footer of each email we send to you.


      1. Participate in Surveys/Feedback Requests.Knoxville and its affiliates may ask visitors and users to participate in survey activities or to provide feedback about their products or services.


      1. Participate in Sweepstakes and Contests.Knoxville and its affiliates may collect information from visitor and users in connection with entry into and participation in sweepstakes and contents offered through the Properties.In doing so, Knoxville and/or its affiliates may offer visitors and user the opportunity to receive newsletter on products and services and/or receive marketing emails as noted above.


    • Information Provided by Other Sources. We may also obtain Information about you from other sources, including social media, our affiliates, vendors, partners, and network advertising companies, and combine that Information with Information we have collected from or about you. We only collect Information from other sources where they have confirmed to us they are legally entitled to share it with us.


    • We may use Cookies to provide and support our Properties and each of the uses outlined and described above. Please see our Cookie Policy below for more information.


      1. Children and Parents.Knoxville and its affiliates do not knowingly collect or store any personal information from children under 13.Parents should contact Knoxville immediately if they have any concerns. Please see the Contacting Us section below for further details.


      2. Your Choices. You have choices over the Information provided by you and by other sources, and how that Information is used by Knoxville and its affiliates.


      1. Your Choices About Information Provided by You.  If you do not want to provide Knoxville or its affiliates with personal information, then you can choose not to provide it. Please note that if you choose not to provide us with personal information, we may not be able to provide you with the relevant product or service that you want. For example, without providing an email address, you will not be able to sign up for Knoxville newsletters.


      2. Your Choices About Information Provided by Third Parties.You may be able to control how third parties collect and share your Information by changing your preferences or opting out of collection directly with those third parties. Before disclosing Information to third parties, we recommend you check their respective privacy policies for further details.


      3. Your Choices About Knoxville Using Your Information.You can exercise choices over how Knoxville and its affiliates use your personal information and update your preferences at any time by: (a) removing yourself from receiving email marketing or newsletters from Knoxville or its affiliates by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email; and (b) disabling selected Cookies from collecting information relating to the effectiveness of advertising campaigns or analytics data and from serving you with personalized advertising on our Properties or third-party properties (please see our Cookie Policy below).If you opt-out of receiving email marketing communications from us, please note that we may still contact you occasionally to provide you with service-related information.


      1. Sharing Information.


      1. Knoxville shares Information: (i) with its affiliates and their vendors and partners; (ii) with sponsors, vendors, and partners engaged by Knoxville and its affiliates in order to provide you with goods or services you have requested or online advertising selected by us; (iii) if required to do so by applicable law, regulation or legal process; (iv) if necessary to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights; (v) if necessary to protect the vital interests of any person; and (vi) In connection with the sale of our business or assets.


      2. Sponsors, Vendors, and Partners.Vendors provide goods and services (for example, billing, consumer services support, consultancy, information technology hardware and software) to Knoxville and its affiliates in order to support, operate and develop the Properties and to deliver marketing communications on our behalf. We do not share Information with vendors to use for their own direct marketing purposes or any other purpose without your consent, except those outlined above and to execute, deliver and/or improve the services they provide.Information may also be shared with the sponsors and suppliers who support and are associated with Knoxville, the Properties, and associated activities and events.


      3. Applicable Law, Regulation or Legal Process. We will disclose your Information in the good faith belief that we are required to do so by law, including but not limited to disclosure to law enforcement or other government officials in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose you, us, or our affiliates. This may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States where we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law in that jurisdiction, affects users in that jurisdiction, and is consistent with internationally recognized standards.


      4. Establish or Defend Legal Rights.We will disclose your Information where necessary for the purpose of exercising, establishing or defending our legal rights.For example, we will review your communications and other Information in order to investigate allegations of hacking or any other breach or alleged breach of any applicable Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy and disclose your personal information, including communications, to our legal advisors, consultants and law enforcement or other government officials.


      5. Protect Vital Interests.We disclose your Information with third parties where we believe this is necessary to protect the vital interests of any person.For example, we disclose Information relating to an online account if we in good faith believe the user of that account is using it in ways that are harmful to others (e.g. making inappropriate contact with minors).


      6. Sale of Our Business or Assets.Separately, in the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or other similar event, customer information of Knoxville and its affiliates, including Information and communications, may be transferred to our successor or assign.


      7. Please note that any information, including personal information that you reveal in a bulletin board, message board, chat room or other public forum is publicly viewable. When you post personal information publicly through the Properties, it may be viewable by other users of these sites and we cannot prevent further use of the personal information by third parties.


      1. Security.Knoxville takes a range of security measures designed to protect your personal information and keep it confidential (unless it is non-confidential by nature, for example, publicly-available information).We also take steps to ensure that the personal information collected is protected from misuse and alteration. In addition, we request vendors who process personal information on our behalf to themselves take a range of security measures designed to help protect your personal information. However, the Internet by its nature is not a secure environment and the nature of security risks is constantly evolving, as are the technical and organizational industry standards relating to management of those risks. The complete security of any personal information collected, stored or used by us or our vendors cannot therefore be guaranteed.


      2. Accessing Information.


      1. If for any reason you are concerned with the way we are using your personal information, or would like to correct, view, update or request that we delete such personal information, you can send your request to GENERIC KNOXVILLE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT IS CHECKED REGULARLY. Alternatively, you may write to us at: P.O. Box 347, Knoxville, Iowa 50138, Attention: Personal Information Requests. We will be happy to review, update or remove Information as appropriate.


      2. We will retain your personal information for the length of time needed to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.


      3. Residual copies of Information that has been deleted may remain in our backup systems. We may still retain your Information to resolve disputes, enforce our Terms of Use or other user agreements, or comply with legal requirements; in this case, your personal information will be blocked from use for any other purpose.


      1. Contacting Us.This Privacy Policy applies between you and Knoxville. You can contact us GENERIC KNOXVILLE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT IS CHECKED REGULARLY, or write to us at: P.O. Box 347, Knoxville, Iowa 50138, Attention: Personal Information Requests.


      2. Important Notice.


      1. For privacy related information applicable to users who are California residents or based outside the United States please see below.


      2. Please note your use of this website, product, or service of Knoxville or its affiliates is also subject to the terms of the Terms of Use above.


      1. Your California Privacy Rights.


      1. Since 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not share our customer's personal information with unaffiliated third parties for their own direct marketing purposes, without their approval.


      2. If at any time you wish to opt out of having your personal information shared with third parties and/or receiving information from the Knoxville (via e-mail or postal mail) about new products, services, or promotions, please send us an email at GENERIC KNOXVILLE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT IS CHECKED REGULARLY, or write to us at: P.O. Box 347, Knoxville, Iowa 50138, Attention: Personal Information Requests. We will be happy to honor your request.


      3. California Privacy Rights for Minor Users.Since January 1, 2015, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits you, if you are a California resident under the age of 18, to view, correct, or delete Information provided by you or publicly posted by you. You may do this by sending us an email asking us to delete certain posted content at GENERIC KNOXVILLE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT IS CHECKED REGULARLY. In the alternative, you may write to us at P.O. Box 347, Knoxville, Iowa 50138, Attention: Personal Information Requests.


      4. We will be happy to review, update or remove Information and/or content as appropriate. Residual copies of Information and/or content that have been deleted may remain in our backup systems. We may still retain your Information to resolve disputes, enforce our user agreement, or comply with legal requirements; in this case, your personal information will be blocked from use for any other purpose.


      1. Disclosure to Users Outside the United States.In addition, if you are a visitor to our websites or other online products and services from outside the United States, the personal information you provide may be collected, processed and stored directly on, or transferred to, servers in the United States or other countries where Knoxville or its affiliates, or our partners or vendors maintain facilities or business operations. No matter where the Information is located, Knoxville takes all commercially reasonable measures to safeguard your privacy rights in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the collection, processing, storage and transfer of your Information, please do not provide your Information when requested and stop using our websites and other online products and services.


      2. Do Not Track.Your browser may allow you to set a Do Not Track (DNT) signal indicating that you do not wish your online activity to be tracked. Currently, our system does not support and cannot act on DNT signal headers that we may receive. However, the choices that we provide you concerning collection and use of your personal information will continue to operate as described in this Privacy Policy.


      3. Cookie Policy.A "cookie" is a small bit of record-keeping information that many websites and other online products and services often store on a user's computer or device in order to identify it and associate activity with it. Knoxville does not presently use cookies on its Properties, but may elect to do so in the future.