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THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Red River Valley Fair Association website. On some pages, you can register online, make requests, and register to receive Red River Valley Fair Association information. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:
Credit/Debit Card Information
THE WAY WE USE INFORMATION
We use the information you provide about yourself when requesting information or entering a competition only to complete that event. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that event.
We use the information you provide about someone else when entering a competition only to confirm that registration. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that registration.
We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
You can register with our website on our email sign-up page if you would like to receive our email updates. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the Newsletter sign up and click Subscribe.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with sponsors. For example, we may tell a sponsor that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
News and marketing information, such as information about free ticket giveaways, special ticket promotions or entertainment acts, is sent to you from this site by subscription only. Your e-mail address is the only information we require to fulfill the subscription. We do not share our e-mail database with outside parties. You may unsubscribe at any time using the automated “unsubscribe” feature or by contacting the webmaster at the address listed below.
This site sometimes contains links to other sites. The Red River Valley Fair Association is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We request that third parties with whom we have agreements or relationships follow similar privacy policies. We do not, however, have any responsibility for their actions or policies.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or see our Contact Us page.
CODE OF CONDUCT
We do whatever we can to ensure that all of our visitors have an enjoyable, safe time at the Fair, so please abide by the following code of conduct. If you have questions regarding the Code of Conduct, please contact the Red River Valley Fair Association Office.
The Red River Valley Fair Association reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.
All backpacks, bags, purses, etc. are subject to search.
No bottles, cans, drink containers, coolers, projectiles or laser pointers of any kind are allowed to be brought onto the fairgrounds.
Possession of open alcoholic beverages except in designated ares is prohibited.
No pets allowed, only service animals allowed on grounds. Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.
No disorderly, disruptive conduct or behavior that could endanger others is allowed—skateboarding, roller blades/skates, bicycles, scooters, cat calls, profanity, etc are not permitted at the fair.
No firearms, knives or other weapons are allowed, regardless of whether bearer holds a concealed weapons permit. Law enforcement officers while on duty are excluded. Confiscated items will not be returned.
No Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or Drones – for more information, visit our Drone Policy page.
Appropriate attire is required at all times. Shirt and shoes are required. Exposed underwear, vulgar or inappropriate clothing, gang colors or gang signs are not allowed.
Adhere to all state, local laws and ordinances.
We are a smoke-free facility – smoking is only allowed in posted areas only.
For your own health, please wash your hands after touching livestock or visiting the barns
Any photos taken on grounds may be used in social media or advertising.
The Red River Valley Fair is not responsible for any damage or loss to vehicle or personal property.
DRONES – UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (UAVs)
In order to protect the safety, security, privacy, and property interests of the Red River Valley Fair Association, any operation or use of unmanned aircraft systems or any other similar type devices (commonly known as “drones”) is prohibited on the premises of Red River Valley Fair Association, without prior written approval from the Red River Valley Fair Association. Please be advised that violation of this policy will result in immediate ejection from the Red River Valley Fair Association’s premises and may subject the violator to a criminal trespass warning or arrest for those who fail to comply.
The Red River Valley Fairgrounds is within the flight path of the West Fargo Municipal Airport.
Anyone operating an Unmanned Aircraft Systems is responsible for flying within FAA guidelines and regulations. Operators should be aware of where it is and is not safe to fly. For more information on Unmanned Aircraft Systems, please visit the FAA website at:
PHOTOGRAPHY & FILMING DISCLAIMER
When you enter a Red River Valley Fair Association (RRVFA) event or program, you enter an area where photography, audio and video recording may occur.
By entering the event premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by RRVFA and its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar RRVFA events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of RRVFA. You release RRVFA, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings.
By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by RRVFA or the person or entity designated to do so by RRVFA. You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the event.
OUTSIDE FOOD AND DRINK POLICY
It is the policy of the Red River Valley Fair Association to prohibit patrons from entering a Grandstand or Beer Garden event at the Fairgrounds with outside food or drink. It is further the policy of the Red River Valley Fair Association to prohibit patrons from entering the Fairgrounds with outside food or drink when vendors are selling similar food or drink (other than alcohol) on the Fairgrounds. However, consistent with its obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Red River Valley Fair Association will allow patrons to bring outside food or drink into the Fairgrounds at any time, if the patron states they need to enter the Fairgrounds with outside food or drink because of a disability. If a patron states he or she has a disability, event staff will not ask the patron questions about his or her disability, nor will event staff ask the patron to present proof of a disability. Event staff may limit the quantity of outside food and drink to a reasonable amount to be consumed by the patron with a disability during the event.
Enacted as a Red River Valley Fair Association Policy on 17 October 2019.
SERVICE ANIMALS & ADA
Service animals are defined as dogs that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.
Examples of such work or tasks include guiding people who are blind, alerting people who are deaf, pulling a wheelchair, alerting and protecting a person who is having a seizure, reminding a person with mental illness to take prescribed medications, calming a person with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) during an anxiety attack, or performing other duties. Service animals are working animals, not pets. The work or task a dog has been trained to provide must be directly related to the person’s disability. Dogs whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the ADA. Service animals are working animals, NOT PETS.
Service animals are NOT:
Other species of animals, whether wild or domestic, trained or untrained, are not service animals under the ADA.
An animal that provides: Emotional support, Crime prevention and Comfort or companionship is NOT considered a service animal because it does not perform specific tasks associated with a person’s disability.
What tasks can service animals perform?
The tasks performed by a service animal must be directly related to the disability of the person handling the animal. These tasks include, but aren’t limited to:
Guiding a person who is blind or has low vision
Alerting a person with a hearing loss to certain sounds
Picking up or retrieving objects
Providing non-violent protection or rescue work
Assisting an individual during a seizure
Alerting individuals to the presence of allergens
Providing physical support or assistance with balance
Assisting a person with psychiatric disabilities by interrupting impulsive behaviors
How do I know if the animal is a “service animal” under the ADA?
If the person handling the service animal does not have an obvious disability, businesses or other public entities can ask two questions:
Is this a service animal?
What task(s) has the animal been trained to perform?
Service animals must be under the handler’s control at all times. Service animals must have a harness, leash, or other tether unless the handler’s disability prohibits their use or if the animal’s work or tasks would be adversely impacted by their use.
SOCIAL MEDIA DISCLAIMER
SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDELINES
Thank you for connecting with the Red River Valley Fair on social media. Each of our social media outlets is intended to be a place where fans like you can gather and share your love for all things Red River Valley Fair. In order to make the conversation safe and enjoyable for everyone, we must ask you to follow the rules of the road, which include all applicable terms and conditions imposed by the provider of the social media service (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, Snapchat, and any other provider ) as well as the following guidelines. We reserve the right to update and change these guidelines in our sole discretion.
We are committed to creating a community that both encourages self-expression and also reflects the Red River Valley Fair brand values, including respect for the dignity, rights and property of others. We ask all Red River Valley Fair fans to do their part to help us achieve this goal and not post Content that is: abusive, obscene, threatening, defamatory, indecent, or that promotes illegal activity, fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, in violation of a copyright, trademark or other invasion of privacy or publicity rights, or any other law or regulation, (including viruses or corrupted files), advertising or otherwise commercial in nature, illegal, gruesome, or otherwise objectionable to us.
TERMS & CONDITIONS ON TICKET SALES
All purchasers shall also be at least 18 years of age at the time of purchase.
All telephone and internet purchases shall be made with a valid credit card. Purchasers acknowledge that the Red River Valley Fair Association will not deliver tickets until the credit card transaction has been completed. Additionally, if at any time the credit card transaction is reversed by the card holder or card holders bank, the Red River Valley Fair Association will revoke the right of use of any unused tickets.
Purchases made via personal or company check at the fair office shall be made with a valid check. The purchaser agrees to pay any returned check fee of $25 with certified funds if the purchasers’ bank does not honor said check. Additionally if the purchasers’ bank does not honor said check, the Red River Valley Fair Association will revoke the right of use of any unused tickets.
Purchasers agree that the Red River Valley Fair Association or its assignees shall at their discretion choose the final delivery methods for all tickets sold. The Red River Valley Fair Association shall make a best effort attempt to make the purchaser aware of the chosen delivery.
The Red River Valley Fair will cancel all purchases tied to a credit card/personal account and deny all future credit card purchases if a charge back is issued against a transaction. This is done to ensure the security of all purchases against fraudulent credit card use.
The purchaser also agrees that the Red River Valley Fair Association may post additional conditions for entry to the fair grounds at the front gate of the fair ground.
Parking is not included in any tickets purchased from the Red River Valley Fair Association unless specifically specified on said ticket or voucher. The user of any tickets purchased may be required to pay an additional fee for parking.
Certain tickets and vouchers may require acceptance of additional terms and conditions.
All tickets, armbands, and vouchers purchased on the Red River Valley Fair website, by phone, at the office, at the gate, or on the midway are final. We do not accept any returns or offer refunds/rain checks for tickets, armbands, or vouchers purchased for any reason.
ADMISSION TICKET DISCLAIMER
This ticket cannot be replaced if it is lost, stolen or destroyed, and is valid only for the event for which it is issued. This ticket is not transferable or redeemable for cash. Reproduction of this ticket is not permitted. This ticket is a revocable license and admission may be refused upon refunding the face amount of the ticket. Unauthorized or unlawful resale or attempted resale is grounds for seizure and cancellation without compensation. The Red River Valley Fair Association reserves the right to refuse admission or to eject any person who fails to comply with the rules of the venue and applicable laws. No refunds/exchanges. Ticket user assumes all risks of personal injury incidental to the event, whether occurring prior to, during, or subsequent to the event. Ticket purchaser bears all risks of inclement weather. By entering this event, you consent to the Red River Valley Fair Association photographing and using your image and likeness.
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