TerraOasis LLC (“TerraOasis”) operates several websites including terraoasis.com, appelveldt.com and terraoais.net. It is the policy of TerraOasis to respect your privacy regarding any information that may be collected while operating our websites.

Your privacy is important to us. The privacy policy of TerraOasis adheres to these fundamental principles:

  • We do not ask you for personal information.
  • We do not store personal information.
  • We would not share your personal information with anyone even if we had it.


TerraOasis frequently includes pictures and other images on our websites, and generally includes captions or other descriptions of the images.

  • Captions may include potentially personally-identifying information (i.e. first name of a subject). TerraOasis will only use such information with permission.
  • TerraOasis will not display images containing persons without permission if the images were taken in a private space and/or where there is an expectation of privacy.
  • TerraOasis may display images containing persons without their notification or permission if the images were taken in a public space or otherwise where there is not an expectation of privacy (e.g. photos taken in a public venue like a horse show). However, those individuals will remain anonymous.

Aggregated Statistics on Website Visitors

TerraOsis uses the WordPress content management system, which may collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.

  • The purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors to TerraOasis use its website.

Comments by Visitors

TerraOasis may collect potentially personally-identifying information if users leave comments on blog pages.

  • A visitor IP address and email address may be visible to TerraOasis administrators when a comment is left.
  • TerraOasis does not disclose this or any other information about its visitors.
  • Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from leaving a comment or using other website features.
  • TerraOasis will view statistics about visitors to its website, for instance, to view the number of visitors, the most popular blog posts, and the geographic dispersion of visitors.

Cookies & Ads

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.

  • TerraOasis does not use cookies.
  • TerraOasis does not use or display ads on websites we operate.

WordPress.com and Linked Sites

TerraOasis LLC (“TerraOasis”) also manages the content for WordPress.com sites, including terraoasis.wordpress.com, work2ride.wordpress.com.

  • TerraOasis manages only the content of its WordPress.com sites. This Privacy Policy does not cover the possible collection, storage or use of personal information on those sites, including the use of cookies by any advertisers.
  • TerraOasis occasionally publishes links to external sites within our content. This Privacy Policy does not cover the possible collection, storage or use of personal information on those linked sites, including the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, TerraOasis may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in its sole discretion.

  • TerraOasis encourages visitors to periodically check this page for any changes to our Privacy Policy.
  • Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Credit: This privacy policy is adopted from one published by Automattic Inc. (“Automattic”, Automattic.com), and made available under a Creative Commons Sharealike license.