EPS Social Media and Internet Policy


The Exmoor Pony Society is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

Privacy Notice (General)

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us may be used. This data may include your name, address, email address and telephone number.

For all equine passport applications and transfers of ownership, your name and address together with the equine’s details will be recorded on our database and supplied to the Central Equine Database as required under the legislation. These details may also be requested by DEFRA and equivalent organisations in Scotland and Wales as well as enforcement bodies such as Trading Standards, Food Standard Agency and the Police.

In addition to the above, data held on ponies registered in Section 1 and their breeder’s name and address will be published in the Society’s stud book print outs and on the online studbook where breeders/owners can also opt to have their details including telephone and email contacts.

Membership details will also be recorded on our database to enable the Society and its Area Representatives to serve its members and it will hold the minimum amount of data required to efficiently carry out its obligations.

Privacy Notice (Shows/Awards)

This Privacy Notice pertains to the Breed Show, Area Shows and Society and Area Performance Awards.

Information from entry forms will be stored securely and the name and address and details of entries will be published in the catalogue (if applicable). Information will be passed on occasion to our printers solely for the purpose of formulating the catalogue.

Results information including photographs may be published (in printed form and online) both to the press, other societies and showing organisations and in the Society’s publications.

Information may be supplied to DEFRA, trading standards and veterinary advisors if requested by them.
The making of an entry is irrevocable consent for the storage and disclosure of information in this way


We do not hold any personal information about you on this website. If we ask for information, as on a Contact Form, this information is emailed directly to the recipient and not stored on any computer. None of this information is shared with third-parties unless you have given your consent to do so.


What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your Browser. When you visit a web page for the first time, a cookie is downloaded onto your Browser. The next time you visit, a check is made to see if the cookies already exists.
Usually a cookie consists of the website name and a unique ID with a small amount of text relevant to the website.

On this website, Cookies are used to :

  • Enable the website to run smoothly for your enjoyment
  • Track page usage via Google Analytics to enable us to reach the largest number of potential customers.

Please note, that if you turn off Cookies on your Browser, some features of this website may not work effectively.

Google Analytics

This website collects information via Google Analytics. Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on user interactions on your website. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

If you don’t want their your data collected with Google Analytics, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. To opt-out of Analytics for the web, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page and install the add-on for your browser. For more details on installing and uninstalling the add-on, please see the relevant help resources for your specific browser.

The Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on does not prevent data from being sent to the website itself, or to other web analytics services.