Information about Privacy on www.TheCenterForLostPets.com
The Center for Lost Pets is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit some pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. However, in order to fully utilize the system we do need information in order to provide services that you request, and this privacy statement explains data collection and use in those situations. This privacy statement only applies to www.TheCenterForLostPets.com; it does not apply to other online or offline The Center for Lost Pets sites, products or services. Please read the complete The Center for Lost Pets privacy statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us or other members to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are registering before posting a lost or found pet. Personal information collected by The Center for Lost Pets often is limited to e-mail address, pet details, contact information, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested. The Center for Lost Pets also collects information about which pages our customers visit within our site only.
Use of your Personal Information
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
To allow access to limited-entry areas of our site as appropriate.
To ensure our site is relevant to your needs.
To alert you about possible matches or persons trying to contact you.
We will merge site-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes, and we may use this information in aggregate to provide more relevant content. In some limited-entry sections of the site, we may combine site-visitation data with your personal information in order to provide you with personalized content.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering purchases, answering customer questions about products or services, sending postal mail and processing event registration. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
The Center for Lost Pets may disclose your personal information 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 The Center for Lost Pets or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Center for Lost Pets and its family of Web sites, or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of The Center for Lost Pets employees, users of The Center for Lost Pets services, or members of the public.
Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Job Bid or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
Control of your Personal Information
When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, The Center for Lost Pets will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.
The Center for Lost Pets may send out periodic e-mails informing you of technical service or security issues related to a product or service you requested, or confirming you requested a product or service. You will not be able to choose to unsubscribe to these mailings, as they are considered an essential part of the service you have chosen.
Access to your Personal Information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. If you register on our site, you can review and edit your personal information in the Members Page. You will be asked to enter your username and password before viewing your personal information.
Security of your Personal Information
The Center for Lost Pets is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit sensitive information over the internet, we take precautions to protect it.
Protection of Children's Personal Information
The Center for Lost Pets is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.
It is collected in aggregate form and never linked with your personal information. Web beacons, also known as clear gif technology or action tags, may be used to assist in delivering the cookie on our site. This technology tells us how many visitors clicked on key elements (such as links or graphics) on a The Center for Lost Pets Web page.
Enforcement of this Privacy Statement
If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact The Center for Lost Pets by email.
Changes to this Statement
The Center for Lost Pets will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this statement, The Center for Lost Pets will notify you by placing prominent notice on the Web site.
The Center for Lost Pets welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. Please contact us by email.