UPDATED, AUG. 10, 2017 — SEE UPDATE AT BOTTOM.
Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to Petful.com and governs data collection and usage. Petful.com is a News and Information site. By using Petful.com, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of Your Personal Information
Petful.com may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name. If you purchase Petful.com’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. Petful.com may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your gender. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Petful.com. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Petful.com website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Petful.com’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
Petful.com encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Petful.com so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Petful.com is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Petful.com website.
Use of Your Personal Information
Petful.com collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
Petful.com may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Petful.com and its affiliates. Petful.com may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Petful.com does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Petful.com may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. Petful.com may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Petful.com, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Petful.com may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Petful.com, in order to determine what Petful.com services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Petful.com to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Petful.com will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Petful.com or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Petful.com; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Petful.com, or the public.
The Petful.com website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Petful.com pages, or register with Petful.com site or services, a cookie helps Petful.com to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Petful.com website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Petful.com features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Petful.com services or websites you visit.
Advertising Cookies and Web Beacons
Our advertising partners include:
- Evolve Media
- Google AdSense
- Google Affiliate Network
- Amazon Affiliates
Petful.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Any such links are clearly marked “(affiliate)” after the link.
Security of Your Personal Information
Petful.com secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Children Under 13
Petful.com does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. No one under 13 may become a registered member of Petful.com.
Opt Out & Unsubscribe
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt out of receiving any or all communications from Petful.com by contacting us here: Contact Us.
Changes to This Statement
Petful.com will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Petful.com encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Petful.com is protecting your information.
UPDATE, AUG. 10, 2017: Petful.com collects data about your activities that does not personally or directly identify you when you visit our website, the website of entities for which we serve advertisements (our “Advertisers”), or the websites and online services where we display advertisements (“Publishers”). This information may include the content you view, the date and time that you view this content, the products you purchase, or your location information associated with your IP address. We use the information we collect to serve you more relevant advertisements (referred to as “Retargeting”). We collect information about where you saw the ads we serve you and what ads you clicked on. You can opt out by visiting Google’s Ads Settings or the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.
Petful.com welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Petful.com has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Petful.com at:
Super Copy Editors LLC
116 Conselyea St. #3A
Brooklyn NY 11211
Last updated: Aug. 10, 2017
See Also: Petful.com Terms and Conditions