This policy details the collection of information, use, and dissemination practices of Happypaws.ONLINE, its affiliates and subsidiaries and, (collectively referenced herein as “the COMPANY”) and applies to the COMPANY’s collection, use, storage and disclosure of information by the COMPANY on its Happypaws.ONLINE sites.
- Personal Information Collected on this Website.
Visitors. No personal or identifiable information is collected on Happypaws.ONLINE Sites from Visitors that browse the Happypaws.ONLINE Sites.
Members. Personal and identifiable information collected on a Happypaws.ONLINE Site is collected on our “register here” pages. These fields include name, email address, address, phone number, gender, age and other info required for the system to provide you with the information to respond to your request. The personal information an individual (or Member) submits to the Happypaws.ONLINE Site remains sole property of the Member, but in submitting that information to the Happypaws.ONLINE Site, you, as a Member, grant the COMPANY, the right to use that information for the purposes detailed in the following paragraphs.
- No Child Information Collected.
3. How Personal Information may be used.
The COMPANY might use a Member’s personal information to provide any requested services, including services that customized the display of content and advertising. We may disclose, transfer, sell or lease a Member’s personal information to third party (businesses or other entity) affiliated with the COMPANY. In addition, we may combine with other businesses to introduce opportunities to our Members. This means we may use personal information in the offer of promos to Members by means of email advertising, telephone marketing, direct email marketing, online banner advertising, and package stuffers, among other possible uses (collectively, “Promotions”). Third parties may provide direct marketing services and applications, including lookup and reference, data enhancement, suppression and validation. We may also use such information for content improvement and feedback purposes. The COMPANY may also use personal information for auditing, research and analysis to operate and improve our technologies and services. We may also disclose personal information to the extent necessary if the COMPANY is sold, acquired, or otherwise deemed appropriate or by necessity.
- Legal Proceedings.
The COMPANY may disclose a Member’s personal identifiable information in pursuit of a subpoena or other judicial or administrative orders, when required by law, or, at the COMPANY’s discretion, where we deem it vital to protect the safety of any individual or the public or to prevent the violation of the rights of the COMPANY or any third party.
- Unsubscribe Email Policy.
The COMPANY uses Member personal information to deliver Promotions by email to individuals and companies including clients of the COMPANY. The COMPANY may maintain separate email lists for different purposes. If you wish to cancel the receipt of email messages from the COMPANY: The COMPANY’s unsubscribe process impacts only the future delivery of electronic mailings disseminated by the COMPANY on its own behalf. Please note that unsubscribing from the COMPANY’s electronic mailings will not automatically unsubscribe the Member’s information from any third parties businesses. Since third party businesses maintain separate databases from the COMPANY, Member may need to unsubscribe from each source individually, if desired.
- Wireless Addresses.
If the email address provided by a Member to the COMPANY is a wireless e-mail address, that Member is open to receiving messages at such address from the COMPANY or its business associates (unless and until Member elects not to receive such messages by following the instructions in the unsubscribe portion of this policy). The Member is stating understanding that personal wireless carrier’s standard rates may apply to these messages.
The COMPANY uses standard security measures to secure the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our reasonable control Although we make good faith efforts to store the information collected on Happypaws.ONLINE Sites in a safe operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee complete security. Further, while we make every effort to ensure the safety and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally gaining this information.
We may in certain cases collect credit card numbers, bank account numbers and other personal financial information, such as the expiration date of the credit card (“Financial Information”). This Financial Information is submitted to us, and such Financial Information is encrypted and is secured with SSL encryption software. We will use the Financial Information for purposes of processing and completing the purchase transaction, and the Financial Information will be disclosed to third parties only as necessary to complete the purchase transaction. This information is not intended to be sold or distributed to third parties.
9.Anonymous Information Collected on this Website.
The COMPANY records anonymous data such as traffic logs, number of visits or clicks on a given page, pages viewed or links to our site. We use IP addresses and cookies for collecting website statistics. We also store IP addresses on our server in the event that an Happypaws.ONLINE Site should infer corruption as it becomes necessary to discover the root of this corruption.
We aggregate this anonymous data as part of managing, maintaining and reporting on use of our Happypaws.ONLINE Sites. We may share this anonymous data with third parties for the limited purpose of reporting usage of the Happypaws.ONLINE Site, or to comply with applicable lagalities. We do not rent, sell or share any anonymous information collected on this website with third parties for marketing purposes. None of this anonymous data is linked to personal or identifiable information and we make no attempt to link IP addresses to those who visit this site.
- Info Collected Using Technology: Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other.
The COMPANY uses cookie and web beacon technology to link certain Internet-related information about an individual with information in our database.
Third Party Advertising.
The COMPANY uses third party advertising companies to show ads when you visit our Happypaws.ONLINE Site and sites upon which we advertise. These third party advertising companies use information about your visits to our Happypaws.ONLINE Sites and the sites upon which we advertise, to serve COMPANY ads to you. In the course of our ads being served to users, these companies may place or recognize their own unique third-party cookies on your browser. In addition, we sometimes use Web beacons, provided by some of our third-party advertising companies, to manage online advertising. These Web beacons help us recognize a browser’s cookie when a browser visits this site and to learn which banner ads bring users to our website.
Cookies are small bits of data created by a web server, and delivered through a web browser, and stored on your computer. They provide a means for websites that you visit to keep track of your online patterns and preferences, as well as identify you as a return visitor. Cookies help create personalization of your web experience so that you do not need to re-enter your information from scratch on every visit to a given website. [Individuals who use the Happypaws.ONLINE Site need to accept cookies in order to use all of the features and site functionality].
Web beacons are bits of programming code that can be used to display an image on a web page, but can also be used to transfer an individual’s unique user identification (often in the form of a cookie) to a database and link the individual with previously acquired information about an individual in a database. This lets us to track certain websites an individual visits online. Web beacons are used to determine products or services an individual may be interested in, and to track online behavior for marketing purposes.
Usage Tracking and Log Files
We track information related to electronic mailings and web pages viewed by users, as well as the hyperlinks clicked by members, while viewing our emails or visiting our websites. Log files are utilized to track and monitor member usage.
The COMPANY collects individual IP (Internet Protocol) addresses to diagnose problems with our server, and to administer this Happypaws.ONLINE Site. An IP address is a number that is assigned to your individual computer on the Internet. Your IP address is also used to help identify individuals during a particular session and to gather broad demographic data.
Links to External Websites.
WE DISCLAIM ALL RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR THE ACTIONS OF, PRIVACY PRACTICES OF, OR INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR COLLECTED USING LINKED SITES.