Because we value your patronage at PawshPaws.com,
we want to address any privacy concerns you may
have. PawshPaws.com believes strongly in your right to
privacy and we advocate the responsible use of any site visitor or
customer information we have.
1. Collection of Data
When you visit our web site, we may
collect information about you that you voluntarily choosen to share with
us. This identification information may include, but is not limited to, your
name, your physical address, your e-mail address, your telephone and
fax numbers, plus details of your real estate needs and
Please note that your user name,
e-mail address, or other submissions that you make on this site may
contain your real name or other personally identifiable information
and, as a result, may appear on this site.
We may use forms on our web site to
collect certain information or to allow you to register for particular
services. Your contact information will be used to communicate with you, when needed,
for administrative purposes concerning your account.
2. Use of Information Collected
We use the identification information you
voluntarily share with us to customize your online experience and to do
what you have asked of us. We also use your identification information
to tell you about our products and services, but you may instruct us
not to send communications to you by following the procedure indicated
below under Contact Information. On occasion, we
use your identification information to validate your identity. As for usage tracking data,
we primarily use that information to operate and improve our Website,
and to further our marketing efforts.
We do not share your information with unaffiliated third parties. We
may, however, share your information with our own personnel and our
service providers to the extent necessary to fulfill your requests. We may also share your
information with our affiliates, but we will not share it with
unaffiliated third parties for direct marketing purposes.
If you purchase a service from PawshPaws.com, we request certain personally identifiable
information from you on the company order form. You
must provide contact information (such as name, and billing address)
and financial information (such as credit card number and expiration date). PawshPaws.com
will use this information to bill you as well as to inform you of any
new information on our web site that we believe will be of value to
b) Surveys or Contests
PawshPaws.com may provide you the
opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our web site. If you participate, PawshPaws.com will
request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation
in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore,
have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The
requested information typically includes contact information (such as
name) and demographic information (such as county or zip code).
PawshPaws.com uses this
information to notify winners, monitor site traffic, and personalize
the site so that the company is better able to fit your needs.
c) Special Offers and Updates
PawshPaws.com will from time to
time send you information on the company services and promotions. Most of these e-mails
contain an opt-out link. By clicking the opt-out link, you are sent to a page to confirm your
desire to no longer receive e-mails from the company. In addition to
the opt-out link, you can change your notification options at any time
by emailing us.
When you register on PawshPaws.com, you will also automatically subscribe to the
company newsletter. PawshPaws.com
will use your name and email address to send you this newsletter and
once again, out of the company respect for your privacy, we present you
the option to not receive this newsletter.
e) Service-related Announcements
PawshPaws.com will send you
“strictly service-related announcements” on
occasion when it is necessary to do so. For
instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we
might send you an e-mail.
Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature.
In order to opt-out of these communications, you would have to opt-out to the company web site
as a whole.
3. Log Files
As is true of most web sites, the company
gathers certain information automatically and stores it in log files.
This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser
type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating
system, date/time stamp, and click stream data.
PawshPaws.com uses this
information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze
trends, to administer the web site, to track users’ movements
around the site and to gather demographic information about the company
user base as a whole.
PawshPaws.com does link this
automatically-collected data to personally identifiable information
when you register.
personal settings. This technology allows us to customize your online experience, as well as
track your Internet use. The tracking data we collect may include, but is not limited to, the date
and time you visit, the time you spend, the web site pages you view,
the other web sites you visit, your search queries, and basic
information about your computer, such as your Internet Protocol
(“IP”) address, your domain name, your browser
type, and the name of your Internet service provider. You may deactivate cookies if you do not want
your browsing to be tracked, but doing so may hinder your online experience.
If you reject cookies, you may still
use the company web site, but any access will be limited. You may have to re-enter
your e-mail address and password at several different points throughout
the web site and PawshPaws.com doesn't guarantee the web site will
5. Links to Other Sites
When visiting our web site, you may be directed, through hyperlinks, to
other web sites that are beyond our control. This Privacy
Policy does not cover the collection of information by those other companies and
web sites. In the event you choose to use links that appear on our
site to visit other web sites, you are advised to read the privacy
policies that appear on those sites. We are not responsible
for third party activities, such as how they handle the information they collect
online. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by PawshPaws.com.
6. Updating Information
When If your personal identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire PawshPaws.com's
service, you may update or deactivate your account by contacting
us by telephone, email, or postal mail at the "Contact Information"
listed below. We may require that you verify your identity
before we process your request. Content or other date that you may
have provided to us that is not contained within your user account,
such as posts that may appear within our blog, may continue to
remain on our site at out discretion even though your user account is
7. Changes in the Privacy Statement
PawshPaws.com reserves the right
to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review
on our web site where we will have posted a new "Effective Date" (found
at the bottom of this policy).
8. Legal Disclaimer
When PawshPaws.com reserves the
right to disclose your personal identifiable information under limited
circumstances, such as to cooperate with law enforcement or
judicial authorities as required by law or legal process, to
protect our own legal rights, or to protect the public good.
The security of your personal
identifiable information is important to PawshPaws.com. When you enter sensitive
information (such as your credit card number) on our registration or
order forms, we use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the
information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
PawshPaws.com follows accepted
industry standards to protect your personal identifiable information
submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission
over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure,
however. Therefore, while PawshPaws.com strives to use commercially acceptable means
to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute
Whenever you are online, you run the
risk that the information you give out will fall into the wrong hands. Although we implement and
maintain reasonable security procedures and practices to safeguard your
privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you
provide to us. We accept no responsibility or liability for the
activities of third parties.
10. Contact Information
If you would like to send us a request
as indicated above, or if you have any other questions or concerns
Our preferred method of communication is e-mail.
If you do not want to receive e-mail
from us in the future, please let us know by sending
us an e-mail.