Cookies and How They Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect
  • Offer you free services/content (thanks to advertising)
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies, we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies. We use cookies to make our website work. There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter, we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

  • Twitter 
  • Facebook

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics, such as how many people have visited our website; what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows, which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies); how long they spend on the site; what page they look at, etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These programs also tell us how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before, helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (learn how here). Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of our and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called 'spyware'. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser, you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy the Internation Society of Equitation Science (ISES) provides this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, ISES makes a link to it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.

The Information ISES Collects

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on ISES websites. All information marked with an asterisk (*) is required for a particular service.

Our site https://equitationscience.com/ requires you to provide some personal information when requesting ISES membership and services. All of the information collected during registration is strictly confidential. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

  • Your Name*
  • Billing Address(es)*
  • Email address*
  • Phone number*
  • Other personal information relative to conference service provision

Your IP address may also be logged. IP addresses may be used in fraud prevention and/or to prosecute perpetrators of fraud or other abuses.

The Way ISES Uses Information

ISES uses the information you provide about yourself when providing services. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete service provision.

ISES uses return email addresses to answer ISES information requests, and to send out information newsletters if you have indicated that you wish to receive these. All newsletters sent provide you with the ability to opt-out from receiving such newsletters. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

You can register with any of our web sites if you would like to use our services or receive newsletters from ISES. Information you submit on our websites will not be used for any other purpose.

Finally, ISES never uses or shares 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.

The ISES Commitment To Data Security:

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, ISES has put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information ISES collects online.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information:

You can access all your personally identifiable information that ISES collects online and maintains by sending us an email requesting this data. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.

How To Contact Us:

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, contact us – click here.

Membership Terms and Conditions

  1. The membership year is the period from 1 July to 30 June of the following year.
  2. Renewal fee is due every year on 1 July and payable until 30 September that same year.
  3. An administration fee of $5 is to accompany all membership renewals after 30 September.
  4. Members whose membership renewal is unpaid at 30 September will be removed from the members’ database. Further editions of Images will not be sent to non-financial members after this date.
  5. Non-financial members may be reinstated at any time after payment of the annual fee, plus the $5 administration fee.
  6. A once-only joining fee of $15 applies to all new membership applications.
  7. Membership fees, effective from 1 July 2011 onwards are:
    a)    Full membership – $50 per financial year;
    b)    Concession/Student membership – $40 per financial year.
  8. Members must provide a Pension or Student number to qualify for Concession/Student membership rate.
  9. The membership renewal fee for new members who join after 1st March will be due on 1st July of the following year.
  10. All members are required to notify the Membership Secretary of any change of details, including resignation from the Society of Women Writers NSW Inc.

Attendance at Luncheons

  1. Booking is essential before 10.00am on the Monday before the Wednesday luncheon meeting.
  2. The deadline for cancellation of bookings is 10.00am on the Monday before the Wednesday luncheon meeting.
  3. Members and non-members who don’t attend and haven’t cancelled by the deadline will be requested to pay for the meal they miss.
  4. Members electing to have their names on the Permanent Luncheon List are to sign an agreement whereby they must advise the Luncheon Booking Team before the deadline if they are unable to attend a luncheon. This agreement also states that members who fail to do so will be required to pay the full cost of the luncheon they did not attend.

The current Membership Terms and Conditions document was prepared and approved by the Committee on 13 March 2015.