Throughout this policy, we refer to your’personal information’ which means information which identifies you as anindividual or from which your identity can be reasonably ascertained. Youraddress is an example of personal information. The personal information we collect through thiswebsite usually comes from any comments or messages you submit to us. Pets andPeople automatically collects and record this information with our server logsfrom your browser. Generally, we obtain your IP address, cookie information andthe page you requested.
Security Pets and People have numerous security systems inplace and our aim is to protect the security and integrity of your personalinformation. Once we get possession of any personal information, we takereasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and fromunauthorized access, modification or disclosure. Unfortunately, when it comes to the internet,nothing is guaranteed to be entirely safe. So although we make every effort toprotect your personal information, you need to be careful because anything canhappen.
Cookies These days, it is not uncommon for sites to use”cookies” to identify and learn about site visitors. Cookies are miniature identifiers that work as a license plate because they help us toidentify you if you visit our site again. These identifiers are sent from a webserver and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. We may set and accesscookies on your computer because they help us to see how you found our website.Under no circumstances would we ever use them to get data from your hard drive,your email or any other personal information about you. To ensure your privacy is secure, we do not usecookies to pass on or store any personally identifiable information about youonline. You have the option of rejecting cookies by changing your browsersettings but this can cause some web pages not to load properly and can resultin denied access to certain information.
Use and disclosure of information We share your personal information with a thirdparty because they assist us with managing and hosting. We may also share yourpersonal information with service providers that help us with:
- security services;
- mailhouse; and
We do not disclose your personal information for our own benefit. The reasons why we may use or disclose personal informationthat we collect about you are:
- if you provided it for a certain purpose;
- to uphold our relationship with you;
- if you have agreed to the use or disclosure;
- for examination or for marketing use;
- where a third party acquires, shows interest in acquiring, or makes inquiries in relation to acquiring, an interest in this website;
- if we are required or authorized by law to do so; or
- for website usage/user statistics
We also like to keep our site visitors updated onour services, progress and any other relevant matters. When we do this, wefilter out the irrelevant information and invitations and only send what webelieve is relevant for your company. If you would prefer that no contact wasmade, please let us know using the contact details set out below.
Links Many websites these days contain links toexternal sites. Our site has links to the websites of other organizations whichwe believe could potentially be of interest to you. We are not responsible for the content orpractices of these linked sites. They are separate businesses and they havetheir own privacy practices which are not identical to ours. If you want tofind out more about them, check those websites for their respective privacystatements.
Accessing your information You have the right to request access to anypersonal information which we hold about you. All you need to do is use the’Contact Us’ set out below. Be as detailed as possible about which informationyou seek, so we can help you as soon as possible. In order to cover our costsof providing this information to you, an access fee may be charged.
Contact details If you have any queries or concerns aboutprivacy, or you would like to file a complaint about the way in which we havehandled your personal information, you should contact us.
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