CONSIDER THE DOG, Inc.
484 Niagara Street
City, State, Zip:
Buffalo, NY 14201
TYPES OF INFORMATION THAT MAY BE COLLECTED.
The Personal Information collected will vary depending on the nature of your interactions with our websites and your specific requests, but it may include your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, or other information that can be used to identify you personally, as well as information relating to your dog.
We do not have access to financial account data in unencrypted form through our websites. Rather, we use third party service providers to process all payment transactions for our websites (whether the payment is by credit card, PayPal, or otherwise). Although these third party processors will notify us if your payment has cleared, and may submit some of your Personal Information to us, they will not provide your credit card or other payment account information to us, and the third party will be solely responsible for any issues that may arise with your payment transaction.
HOW IS INFORMATION COLLECTED?
Information may be collected in several different ways through our websites, including but not limited to those described below:
Information You Voluntarily Provide
In most cases we will only obtain Personal Information through our websites if you voluntarily provide it to us, for example, if you create an account with us, subscribe to our emails, fill out a contact form, or request information from us. Some of our websites require registration or the submission of an application for day care or training services. This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our website in which you have expressed an interest.
IP Addresses and Click-stream Data
We may collect IP addresses, click-stream data, length of session, and other information related to your use of our websites for purposes of system administration, to improve the websites, to report aggregate information to potential business partners or sponsors, and for other internal uses related to the websites.
HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
We internally use information about our visitors and customers to improve our service offerings, for our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze website usage, to improve our content and service offerings, and to customize the content and layout of the website. We may use your email address and mailing address or phone number, to contact you regarding a reservation or inquiry you have made using our websites, regarding issues with a transaction, satisfaction with our websites and/or our products and services and to provide further information regarding additional events, products and/or services we believe would interest the customer. We may use information in the file we maintain about a customer to resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
We do not sell customer information to other online data collection companies.
TO WHOM MAY THE INFORMATION BE DISCLOSED?
Information we collect may be disclosed to a variety of parties, depending upon the purpose for which the information was provided. In addition, in many circumstances you may provide Personal Information directly to third parties (such as third party service providers who process payment transactions on our behalf), which may share certain information with us. In order to process your requests, we may also provide your Personal Information to service providers or other companies who work on our behalf in order, for example, to process a payment transaction you have initiated.
We may access or use your information, and we may share such information with our current or future affiliated and related companies. You may opt-out of having your information shared or used for marketing purposes by following the instructions below under “What choices do I have about my information?”
WHAT CHOICES DO I HAVE ABOUT MY INFORMATION?
At any time, you may opt-out of having your Information provided to third parties for marketing or other commercial purposes, and opt-out of other communications from us. You can unsubscribe from email newsletters or similar communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in every email. You may opt-out of all Personal Information sharing with third parties for marketing purposes by emailing us at email@example.com or by sending a letter to us at the address above.
To obtain a list of the Personal Information that we hold about you, please send a written request for this information, including your name, address, email address and phone number, with your signature, to us at the address above.
WHAT SECURITY PRECAUTIONS ARE IN PLACE TO PROTECT AGAINST THE LOSS, MISUSE, OR ALTERATION OF YOUR INFORMATION?
We have implemented reasonable security measures to safeguard the Personal Information you provide us. However, please keep in mind that “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet, and accordingly we cannot provide any guarantee that your information will remain secure.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
By providing us with any Personal Information you expressly and unconditionally release and hold harmless CONSIDER THE DOG, INC. and any of their subsidiaries, affiliates and related companies and their respective shareholders, owners, members, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the use and/or misuse of your collected Personal Information. In addition, while we take reasonable steps to prevent third party companies from making unauthorized use of your Personal Information, we cannot be held be held liable for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the use and/or misuse thereof by those third parties.
CORRECTING AND UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION.
You may correct, update or remove the Personal Information you have provided to us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by contacting us by mail at the address above.
A SPECIAL NOTE FOR PARENTS CONCERNING PRIVACY.
Our websites are intended for general audiences and are not directed to children. If we discover that one of our users is under the age of 13, in accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), we will not collect, use or share any of the child’s personal information (as defined by COPPA) unless we first notify the child’s parent and obtain the parent’s consent as required by COPPA. However, we reserve the right to block access to certain features of our websites (and any associated collection of personal information) if we learn that a child is under age 13, rather than seeking parental consent as described above.