Last revised: June 14, 2009
Thank you for using petsite.com. Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this statement explaining our data practices.
1. We respect your privacy
You have it at your fingertips what information you want to share on petsite.com. Please note that your profile information, such as your name, date of birth, gender, city, country, relationship status is accessible for visitors and members of the service.
2. We are taking your requests serious
Please do not hesitate to contact our privacy staff should you have any questions or concerns related to your data/privacy and the use of petsite.com.
3. Collected information
As a member of petsite.com you provide us with personal information. This is the case during the registration process (e.g., your name, email, address) and as the case may be also when you use your membership and complete your profile. You also provide us with information that is collected by us as you access and surf our website. An example of such web-based information is your IP address. In order to maximize your use while surfing petsite.com we may also store certain information from your web-browser; this is done by so-called cookies. Cookies can easily be removed in your web-browser when deleting the temporary files. You can also disable this convenience feature.
Please note that petsite.com may store data and information that you send through petsite.com. This includes communication with other petsite.com users or pictures that you upload or share through petsite.com. However, petsite.com does not store data and information that you have deleted from your profile. This, though, does not apply to back-ups, which are necessary to provide you this service and offer personalized features. Please consider before posting, transmitting or sharing your information whether you want to make this particular information available for your petsite.com friends, petsite.com members and petsite.com visitors. We maintain high security settings to protect your data but we have no control of the further use of data that you make yourself available to the open petsite.com community. Petsite.com is open to a worldwide community and can maintain its servers in different countries, including such countries with data protection regulations that do not meet the regulations in Switzerland, where Petsite.com is domiciled. By accessing and using petsite.com, you explicitly agree to have your data stored on a server outside your home-country and that your data can be transferred to other countries.
Persons under 16 years of age are only allowed to register on petsite.com with the consent of the child's custodian. Petsite.com does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone who does not meet these requirements. If you are a minor in your jurisdiction, we strongly advise you to talk to your parents about the use of the Internet and the risks of data and information sent through the Internet in general.
5. Use of your Information and Data
Petsite.com uses your information in order to continuously improve its service that is provided to you. Such personalized and improved service may include displaying advertisement that could be of particular interest for your. You agree that petsite.com may send you notifications concerning new services available at petsite.com or its affiliates. Also, petsite.com may send you newsletters presenting members, winners of contests, articles concerning members and the like. You allow petsite.com to use your date for this purpose. Please note that we will provide your data to third parties following a lawful request, such as a subpoena or court order.
6. Links on petsite.com
Petsite.com is not responsible for the privacy policies applied by other websites (regardless if petsite.com contains a link to such website).
7. Third Party Advertising
This Privacy Statement can be revised at any time. The date of the last revision in indicated at the top of the statement.
9. Still Questions?
If so, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are here to answer your questions.
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