What kind of information does Petzooie gather?
You give us the following information To view the Petzooie, you do not need to disclose any personal information to us. However, we may require you to supply information when you use certain Petzooie functions, such as when you register for some services, access specific content or features, or directly contact Petzooie.
Name and email address; username and password; information posted in community forums and other interactive online features; search queries done on the Petzooie; any correspondence you provide to us
When you visit and interact with the Petzooie, the following information is automatically collected: Certain information is automatically gathered when you visit and interact with the Site, including your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address; your browser type and operating system; the web pages you visited immediately before and after coming to Petzooie; activities within community discussions; web pages and advertisements that you view and links that you click on within the Site; your bandwidth speed and information about the software programs that are installed on your computer; aggregated data about email click-through rates and user video vies Please check our section on cookies and other tracking technologies for more details.
We gather the following information from different sources: Third-party sources and platforms (such as Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, social networking sites, databases, online marketing businesses, and ad targeting organizations) may provide us with information about you, including:
Your username and connection lists for third-party social networking services (such as Facebook Connect or Twitter) that you access through Petzooie; demographic data, such as age range, gender, and interests; advertisement interaction and viewing data, such as ad click-through rates and information about how many times you viewed a particular ad; and unique identifiers, such as mobile device identification numbers, that can identify the physical location
Please be aware that the Petzooie may combine information collected by us with data obtained from third-party sources.
How we make use of the data we acquire
We utilize the information we gather for a variety of legitimate purposes, including, Communication via email: We may send you e-mail communications, such as updates about your account or changes to the Petzooie, promotional messages about our own or our marketing partners' products and services, and our email newsletters, using the information we collect.
Accounts for Users: We track user participation in our community conversations to give you with an open, but courteous, discussion space. Our forum moderators, for example, keep an eye on debates and delete remarks that we find unsuitable. Please visit the Petzooie 's community rules, forum rules, or comment policies for more information on comment moderation guidelines.
Fulfillment of Requests: We may use the information we gather to respond to your product, service, and information requests. We may use your contact information to reply to customer service inquiries or to allow you to engage in Petzooie activities like surveys, polls, sweepstakes, and message boards.
Analytical Statistics: We aggregate and analyze the data we collect to understand more about how our Petzooie is used. We may use this information for a variety of purposes, including monitoring and analyzing Site usage, improving Site functioning, and better tailoring our content and design to meet the needs of our visitors.
Enforcement: We may use the information we collect to prevent illegal actions, enforce the Terms and Conditions of the Petzooie, and generally defend our and our users' rights.
By using the Site, you agree to the above-mentioned uses as well as any other uses of information described in this privacy statement. We may also use the information we collect for any other reasons that we disclose to you at the time we acquire your information or with your consent.
The exchange of information
Your privacy is important to us, so we only share information about our users in limited circumstances. In the following instances, we will make information about you available to other companies, applications, or people:
We may share aggregated data or data that does not directly identify you with third parties to assist us in developing content, services, and advertising that we hope you will enjoy. Please note that unless you opt-in or otherwise consent to have your contact information shared with or otherwise disclosed to a third party for marketing reasons, we do not share contact information with third parties who advertise on the Petzooie.
We may hire third parties to provide Petzooie related services such as database management, maintenance, analytics, marketing, data processing, and distribution of email and text messages. These third parties only have access to your information if they are working on our behalf.
Any information you enter on the Petzooie can be seen, collected, or used by others if you choose to participate in public activities on the Petzooie, such as posting comments on community message boards. When selecting to disclose any personal information in public activities or submissions, please use caution.
In the event that the Petzooie is acquired by or merged with another company, or a similar corporate transaction occurs, we may transfer information about you.
We may share information about you to investigate, prevent, or take action in connection with illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to a person's physical safety or other rights and interests, violations of the Petzooie 's Terms and Conditions, or as otherwise required by law.
Subpoenas, search warrants, judicial procedures, court orders, legal process, or other law enforcement measures may require us to divulge information about you in order to establish or exercise our legal rights, or to defend against legal claims.
We may share information about you for any additional purposes disclosed to you at the time we receive your information or with your consent, in addition to the scenarios listed above.
When we share your information with another party, the information they receive is subject to the privacy practices of the other party. Please be aware that when you visit or view ads on the Petzooie, third parties may independently gather data about you, including your IP address and information about the websites you visit and the links you click, through cookies, clicks on links, or other means. See our sections on cookies and other tracking technologies, as well as third-party online advertising, for more information.
Getting your account deactivated: If the Petzooie functionality allows, you can deactivate your account or delete any content you supply from the Petzooie at any time by accessing the settings page for your profile, while we may keep a copy of any deactivated accounts or deleted content for compliance purposes. Your user profile will be disabled when you cancel your account, but your public comments will stay on the Petzooie. Petzooie is under no obligation to take down, remove, or edit any of your public actions or any submissions that result from them. Please read our Terms and Conditions for more information.
Other tracking tools, such as cookies: On your computer, cookies and other tracking technologies may be set and accessed. When you visit the Services for the first time, your computer will receive a cookie or local storage that uniquely identifies your browser. When you visit a website, "cookies" and "local storage" are little files containing a string of characters that are delivered to your computer's browser and saved on your device. Cookies are used by many major websites to deliver valuable services to its visitors. Every website has the ability to send its own cookie to your browser. Most browsers are set up to accept cookies by default. You can change your browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you when one is being sent; however, if you do, you will be unable to access all of the features on our Petzooie. Additionally, if you erase all cookies from your browser after setting it to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent, you will have to set it to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent again.
The following types of cookies are used on our Petzooie for the following purposes.
Performance and Analytics Cookies: Performance and Analytics Cookies are used to collect information about how users use our Services and how much traffic they bring to them. The information received is anonymous and does not identify you or any other visitor. Because the data is aggregated, it is anonymous. It includes information such as the number of visitors to our Services, the websites that directed them to our Services, the pages they viewed on our Services, the time of day they visited our Services, whether they had previously visited our Services, and other anonymous, aggregated data. We use this information to improve the efficiency of our Services, to gather broad demographic data, and to track the amount of activity on our Services. For this, we use Google Analytics, which has its own set of cookies. This information is only used to improve the functionality of our Services. Google Analytics cookies can be learned more about at https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies. Visit www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html to discover more about how Google safeguards your data. By downloading and installing the browser plugin provided at this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB, you can prevent Google Analytics from tracking your usage of our Services.
Targeted and advertising cookies: Targeted and advertising cookies keep track of your browsing patterns so that we can show you ads that are more likely to be relevant to you. These cookies associate you with other users who have similar interests based on your browsing history. Third-party marketers can use that information to set cookies in order to show you advertising that are relevant to your interests while you are on third-party websites. These cookies also preserve your location, including your latitude, longitude, and GeoIP region ID, which allows us to provide you with localized news and improve the efficiency of our Services. By visiting https://youradchoices.com/control, you can disable cookies that remember your browsing behavior and target advertising at you. You will still see advertisements if you opt to disable targeted or advertising cookies, but they may not be relevant to you. Even if you choose to opt out of cookies from the firms listed at the above link, this list does not contain all companies that serve online behavioral advertising, so you may still receive cookies and personalized advertisements from companies not listed.
Functionality cookies: Functionality cookies allow our Services to remember choices you make when you use them, such as remembering your language preferences, your login details, which polls you've voted in (and, in some cases, showing you poll results), and changes you make to other parts of our Services that you can customize. These cookies are used to give you a more personalized experience and to prevent you from having to re-enter your settings each time you visit our Services.
Essential cookies: Essential cookies are required to provide you with services offered through our Services and to use our features. They let you to log in to secure sections of our Services, for example, and they speed up the loading of the material on the pages you request. The services you have requested cannot be offered without certain cookies, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.
When you use a social media sharing button or "like" button on our Services, or when you link your account or engage with our content on or through a social networking website like Facebook, Twitter, or Google+, social media cookies are used. This will be recorded on the social media platform.
Pixel Tags: We also employ "pixel tags," which are little visual files that allow us and third parties to track and gather information about how people use the Petzooie. A pixel tag can collect information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the tag appears, the URL of the page on which the pixel tag appears, the time (and length of time) the page containing the pixel tag was viewed, the type of browser that retrieved the pixel tag, and the ID number of any cookie previously placed on your computer by that server.
We use pixel tags, which are either provided by us or by our third-party advertisers, service providers, and ad networks, to collect information about your visit, such as the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions you take in connection with our Site, and we use them in conjunction with cookies to provide you with offers and information that you might be interested in. When you visit the Petzooie or other websites, pixel tags allow ad networks to offer you with relevant adverts.
We also utilize a variety of different technologies for security and fraud detection that collect comparable information.
Do Not Track: We don't yet respond to Do Not Track signals because there isn't yet a standardized technology standard in place. We will continue to evaluate new technology and, if a standard is developed, we may implement it. Please click here to learn more about Do Not Track.
Residents of California
If you live in California, you have the right to request information about our practices regarding the disclosure of your personal information to third parties and/or to opt out of our sharing of your personal information with unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with your full name, e-mail address, postal address, and the subject line "Your California Privacy Rights."
Personal Data Retention, Modification, and Deletion
You have the right to see, keep, edit, or remove the information we have about you. Please contact us using the information below if you desire to exercise this privilege. Please let us know if you want to update, rectify, change, or delete any personal data you previously provided to us by accessing and editing your profile. If you delete some information, you might not be able to utilize certain Petzooie services in the future unless you re-submit it. We will try to accommodate your request as quickly as possible. Please be aware that we will keep personal information in our database if we are required to do so by law.
Please keep in mind that we need to store certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to finish any transactions you started before requesting the update or deletion (for example, when you enter a promotion, you may not be able to change or delete the Personal Data provided until after the completion of such promotion). Unless a longer retention time is needed or permitted by law, we will keep your personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned in this Policy.
How long do we keep your data?
We only keep your information for as long as we need it to provide you with our services and to accomplish the goals outlined in this policy. This also applies to anybody with whom we disclose your information or who performs services on our behalf. When we no longer need to use your information and we don't need to keep it to meet our legal or regulatory obligations, we'll either delete it or depersonalize it so that we can't identify you.
Confidentiality and security
We restrict access to your contact information to employees or service providers who we feel have a legitimate need to know that information in order to deliver products or services to you or to perform their jobs. We've also put in place commercially reasonable technical, physical, and administrative safeguards to assist prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of information about you.
Please keep in mind that no data transfer or storage method can be guaranteed to be completely secure. We want you to feel safe while you use the Site, but we can't guarantee or promise the security of any information you send us.
Children under the age of 13
It is especially crucial to protect the privacy of young children. The Petzooie is intended for visitors aged 13 and up who are looking for information and entertainment. If you are a minor over the age of 13, you may only use this Petzooie with your parent or guardian's approval and supervision. If you are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to provide any personal information to the Company, either on the Petzooie or through any other Company service. Please do not provide us any personal information, such as your name, address, phone number, or email address.
The Company never knowingly collects or solicits personal information from children under the age of 13 or allows them to register. If we discover that we have obtained personal information from a child under the age of 13 without first obtaining parental consent, we will promptly erase such information.
Please contact us at email@example.com if you believe we have any information from or about a kid under the age of 13.
At any time, we retain the right to amend this policy. Please revisit this page to see if anything has changed. Following the publishing of modifications to these terms, your continued use of our Petzooie will imply acceptance of those changes. Information obtained prior to the posting of any change will be used in accordance with the rules and laws in effect at the time it was collected.
Questions and suggestions are welcome.
If you have any queries concerning this policy, please contact our privacy department at firstname.lastname@example.org