Privacy, COVID-19, Terms & Cookies

The ELKS RECREATION, INC. is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy rights when visiting any page of our Website, To protect your Personal Information, the ELKS RECREATION, INC. has created the guidelines outlined below, which explain the kinds of information the website collects, how it is used, the conditions under which it is made available to third parties, how information is maintained and our compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Act. Your use of the website indicates your acceptance of and agreement with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

Information Collected

While visiting the website, we may ask you to provide information that personally identifies you ("personal information") for purposes of interacting with the website. Such personal information may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, street address and e-mail address, age and gender. On any page that collects personal information, we will specifically describe what information is required in order to provide you with the product or service or enter you in the promotion you have requested, as well as respond to your inquiry or comment. This personally identifiable data is collected by means of form interfaces on our website, into which the user must voluntarily enter the information requested. If you place an online order or enter a commercial transaction at this website, we will collect additional personally identifiable information, including billing address and credit card information. We may also collect personally identifiable information through purchase forms, surveys, contests, emails we receive from you and your other interactions with our website. You may browse the website without registering or providing any personally identifying information.

IP Addresses

This website also collects anonymous data that is not indicative of and cannot be traced to an individual without the cooperation of their Internet Service Provider. This data includes information about the user's remote IP address, referral data (which page "linked" to the present request) and the browser software's user-agent string. This information is accepted passively from the HTTP headers that are sent from the user when requesting any file from the server. ELKS RECREATION, INC. does log IP addresses for systems administration, troubleshooting purposes and to determine website usage.


The website uses "cookies", which are elements of data that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your system. This element of data is a piece of text, not a program. The website can only access the information from a cookie sent by the website. We cannot access other cookies sent by other websites or the information contained therein. Additionally, we cannot learn your e-mail address or any other information about you through the use of a cookie. The only way we would learn such information is if you specifically and voluntarily submit that information to us, for example, through a registration system, by entering a sweepstakes or promotion, etc.

Why does the Site use cookies?

ELKS RECREATION, INC. uses cookies to track usage of the website and further personalize your experience when you are visiting the Website. By tracking usage, we can best determine what features of the website best serve the users. Overall, the use of cookies helps to give you a more personalized experience at the website. The information is used to keep our website fresh and relevant to you, the user. Cookies also allow you to avoid retyping your e-mail address on the website. The information stored in a cookie is used to allow us to personalize your experience on the website.

May I decline to accept a cookie?

You may decline to accept cookies sent by the website by selecting an option on your browser to reject cookies. However, some portions of the website may require cookies in order to provide you with the full set of features offered. Cookies enable our server to know that you are a registered user. In addition, our registration system may require that you accept the cookies from the website in order to access that portion of the website.

Use of Personal Information

We believe in protecting your privacy and will not share personal information with third parties outside of ELKS RECREATION, INC., except as described in this Privacy Policy. We believe that we can enhance your experience on our Website with the information you share with us. We use personal information about you to improve our advertising and marketing efforts, to statistically analyze website usage, to improve our content and product offerings and to personalize the website's content, layout, and services. We also may use your personal information, such as your e-mail address or mailing address, to contact you regarding products and/or services that may be of interest to you, to respond to an inquiry from you regarding the information that we have collected, to respond to your comments and suggestions and to fill orders and complete commercial transactions that you initiate with this website.

ELKS RECREATION, INC. may match specific and/or aggregated personal information with third party data to provide you with product and content offerings that interest you and improve our advertising and marketing efforts. ELKS RECREATION, INC. also may disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to potential advertisers, partners, other third parties, our affiliate companies and for other lawful purposes. For example, we provide our advertisers with aggregate information about our users, such as statistics regarding the number of website users that view their advertisements.

As part of your experience on our website, you may receive communications from us related to products and services that might interest you. While we believe these services will enhance your experience at our website, you will at all times be able to opt out from receiving these communications, either by specifically opting out of these services or by deleting your profile from our database.

We have today, and will in the future, have arrangements with third party service providers, such as credit card processors, shipping companies, and fulfillment services, other third-party vendors, or any partner who assists in the operations and/or administration of this website.

When you sign up for a service we offer on the Website, we may be required to share personal information with that service provider in order to provide the service. These third party providers are not permitted to retain or use personal information for any purpose unrelated to providing the service.

We reserve the right to disclose personal information when needed to comply with the law or a legal process, cooperate with investigations of purported unlawful activities, to identify persons violating the law, to investigate or assist in investigations incident to misuse or abuse of this website, or in connection with the sale of part or all of ELKS RECREATION, INC..

Party Collecting the Information

Information entered by website visitors is retrieved directly by the ELKS RECREATION, INC.:

Elks Event Center
4040 Hwy 101
Santa Maria, CA 93455

This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and dissemination of information that the website collects from you. To the extent that you disclose any information to other parties, whether through, for example, online auctions, chat rooms, personal ads, or the like, through third party services or promotions offered on or through the website or through other websites throughout the internet, different policies may apply and ELKS RECREATION, INC. shall not be responsible for the use or dissemination of such information.

Links to Other Materials

Third party sites linked to and from the site are not necessarily under the control of ELKS RECREATION, INC.. ELKS RECREATION, INC. shall have no responsibilities or liabilities whatsoever for the content or privacy practices of any such linked site or any link or linking program at any time. ELKS RECREATION, INC. does not necessarily endorse companies (or related products or services) to or from which the website is linked. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to the website, you do so entirely at your own risk. ELKS RECREATION, INC. hereby disclaims any rights to trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, copyrights, patents, domain names or other intellectual property interests of third parties.

Children's Privacy

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”) applies only to websites of a commercial nature, and while ELKS RECREATION, INC. is a nonprofit organization, it considers COPPA to provide sound advice for any website that is intended for use by children. For this reason, ELKS RECREATION, INC. does not knowingly collect or solicit any personally identifiable information from children under 13 years of age without verifiable parental consent.

In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected such personal information without the requisite and verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as is practicable. With respect to any form interface that appears on a webpage at our website, no information will be knowingly collected from any user under the age of 13. Where “age” or “date of birth” is requested on the form interface, no information will be stored or transmitted unless the response indicates that the user is 13 years of age or older.

Providing personal information is never a prerequisite for accessing the basic content or resources on this website.

Maintenance of Personal Information

The personally identifiable information collected at this website may be indefinitely retained and electronically archived. Please keep in mind that information collected at this website may be different than that collected at or through other activities, events, or functions related to ELKS RECREATION, INC. and the use and disclosure, if any, of such information may vary and are not covered under this policy.


We respect your privacy and ability to choose whether to share information with us and any third party. You may choose to "opt-out" of sharing personal information in several ways. When choosing to use certain features or services on the website, you can choose whether to share optional personal information in connection with the feature or service. If you receive communications from us that you prefer not to receive, you may opt-out from receiving these communications, either by specifically indicating this preference in a communication to us via the Unsubscribe link or by deleting your registration profile from our database. You may also opt-out altogether from providing personal information to us by not registering on the website and thereby not providing personal information. You may also choose at a later date to have your name removed from our database. To do so, please follow the process described below. Certain portions of the website and certain services provided on the website, however, do require registration in order to access or use these areas and services. If you choose not to register or provide certain information, these areas will not be accessible to you.

Reviewing, Changing and Deleting Your Personal Information

You may access all of the personal information that we collect from you online and maintain by e-mailing us at To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.


ELKS RECREATION, INC. maintains industry standard encryption technologies to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the personal information that you provide through the website. Please keep in mind, however, that no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit using our website, and therefore, it is important to remember that you transmit such information at your own risk. ELKS RECREATION, INC. does not assume responsibility for use or disclosure of your information that are the result of unauthorized or illegal access to our systems or to those of our vendors or partners.

Refund Policies

Consumer hereby agrees that a ‘NO Refunds or Exchanges Policy’ can be implemented at any time for any event by ELKS RECREATION, INC..

Season Ticket Holders:

Yearly purchase of Season Tickets must be processed to retain your seats for the next Rodeo. In the instance of an unavoidable cancellation, Season Ticket Holders will have the opportunity to Roll Over or Donate their purchase to the next Rodeo and not be charged a second time. If the Consumer requests a Refund on Season Tickets, they are acknowledging the release of their seats. To repurchase Season Tickets, the consumer must go through the proper waiting list at the time.

RV Campout:

RV Camping Registration Fees must be processed to retain your spot for the next Camping Event. In the instance of an unavoidable cancellation, Registered guests will have the opportunity to Roll Over or Donate their Registration Fees to the next camping event and not be charged a second time. If the Registrant requests a Refund on Registration Fees, they are acknowledging the release of their spot. To reregister, the consumer must go through the proper waiting list at the time.


Vendor Registration Fees must be processed to retain your spot for the next Event. In the instance of an unavoidable cancellation, Registered Vendors will have the opportunity to Roll Over or Donate their Registration Fees to the next event and not be charged a second time. If the Vendor requests a Refund on Registration Fees, they are acknowledging the release of their spot. To reregister, the consumer must go through the proper waiting list at the time.

Participant Registration Fees:

Participant Registration Fees may be required to participate in an Event. In the instance of an unavoidable cancellation, Registered Participants will have the opportunity to Roll Over or Donate their Registration Fees to the next event and not be charged a second time. If the Registrant requests a Refund on Registration Fees, they are acknowledging the release of their spot. To reregister, the Participant must go through the proper waiting list at the time.


Events may include strobe lighting that may cause or exasperate health conditions. Consumers agree that by entering the event, ELKS RECREATION, INC. is not held liable for injury deriving from visual light stimulation that causes epilepsy or other health related risks. Consumers agree to enter upon their own risk or that of their guardian. In the event of severe weather, pandemic, and/or an Act of God that may inhibit an Event from continuing safely, ELKS RECREATION, INC. will honor the ticket at another event while remaining as close to the purchase order as possible, hinging upon availability. The agency reserves the right to deem any Event unsafe to protect the Consumers.


Consumers assume all risk and danger that coincides with an Event hosted by ELKS RECREATION, INC.. This includes any risks and danger that happens prior to, during, and/or after any event. By participating, attending, and/or engaging with an event, consumers agree that management, agents, and performers are not liable for any injuries or damages. No weapons, alcohol, drugs, or glass containers on the property at any time. Law Enforcement entities and contracted security services are exempt can bring weapons on the property only with notification to ELKS RECREATION, INC.. Recording of events is not permitted and distribution of any material will be subject to lawsuit. Consumers hereby agree to searching of personal property and person. Consumers hereby agree to your image being used to advertise, transmit, or reproduce an event. Management reserves the right to refuse admission and/or eject persons from property should their actions be deemed inappropriate by the agency. If an unavoidable cancellation occurs and there is no reschedule date, refunds may be charged a Refund processing fee should the agency deem the fee appropriate. Consumers may be offered an alternative, comparable Event by the agency to use their purchase in lieu of the agency refunding the original purchase.


ELKS RECREATION, INC. has taken enhanced health and safety measures for our consumers, volunteers, and team members. We ask that you follow all posted instructions and directions from our team members and signage while visiting the Elks Event Center. Discretions infringing upon the safety of others or violating the directions and instructions from team members or signage will result in the removal from property without refund of transaction. COVID-19 is extremely dangerous and an inherent risk of exposure is possible in any case where others are present.

By visiting Elks Event Center, the consumer acknowledges for themselves, and for all whom tickets were purchased for, the inherent risk of exposure to the disease COVID-19 (as defined by the World Health Organization and any strains, variants, or mutations thereof), and any other communicable or infectious disease, exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious communicable disease that can lead to severe illness and death. No precautions can eliminate the risk of exposure to COVID-19, and the risk of exposure applies to everyone. Consumer also acknowledges that they may expose the disease to others that they encounter later, even if they are not experiencing or displaying symptoms. The consumer voluntarily assumes any and all risks. For more information on COVID-19, consumers may visit the Center For Disease Control website.

Additionally, the consumer does herby attest for themselves, and for all whom tickets were purchased for, that they are aware of and will follow all current Santa Barbara County and California State official health guidelines.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or comments about our Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at

Effective Date and Changes

Understanding that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving, any changes to this policy will be promptly posted on this page, with an updated "effective date" posted below. ELKS RECREATION, INC. reserves the right to modify the terms of this policy at any time and in our sole discretion, by posting a change notice to this page. Your continued use of the website following our posting of a change notice will constitute binding acceptance of those changes.

This Privacy Policy was last modified on December 29, 2020.

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