Doggy Dan here again.
In putting together this blog, I’ve tried to be as transparent as possible while assuming that you are a reasonable person who uses common sense. Alas, common sense is apparently no longer enough in this legal world of ours and my lawyer is insisting the following language be included. So here we go:
Disclosure Regarding Collection and Use of Personal Information
Last Updated Oct 29th, 2016
Thank you for visiting TheOnlineDogTrainer.com This notice explains our online information collection and use practices and the choices you can make about the way we use and share such information. Please take the time to read and understand this policy so that you can understand how we use your personal information.
The Information We Collect
We collect information from you when you place an order or subscribe to our newsletter. If you do not wish to receive further emails from us simply let us know by contacting us here.
We may use third party cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies to collect or receive information from our website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads to you in the future. If you wish to not have us collect any information for future ad targeting of products or services click here for a tool that allows you to opt out of this service.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
We also may collect certain non-personally identifiable information (i.e. generic information that does not identify you personally) when you visit any of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows or Mac) and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
How We Use and Disclose the Information
We will use the personal information you provide online for the purpose(s) you have submitted. Your First Name, Email Address, will be used to send you the free training videos you request. In addition, we may send to you emails offering more tips, tricks, techniques and products or services which we think you may be interested in. If you want us to stop using the personal information you provided in these ways, please contact us at [email protected] or click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any communication from TheOnlineDogTrainer.com.
We may disclose your personally identifiable information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or to defend against legal claims. We may also disclose your personally identifiable information when we believe it is necessary or desirable in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, and/or to protect our rights and property.
How We Share Your Personal Information
TheOnlineDogTrainer.com is committed to handling your customer information with high standards of information security. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
Use and Disclosure of Anonymous Information
We sometimes use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalise your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyse how our site is used, as well as to offer you products, programs or services. We may also share aggregate information with others, including affiliated companies and non-affiliated companies.
Collection of Information by Others
Our site may contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. You should check the other sites’ privacy notices since we have no control over information that is submitted to or collected by them.
To enhance your online experience with us, many of our web pages use “cookies.” Cookies are text files placed on your hard disk by our web server to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, once you choose to provide the personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
Some of our Web pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons, which are also called tracking pixels. These images allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Web beacons are not used to access your personally identifiable information but they are a technique we use to compile aggregated statistics about our website usage. Web beacons collect only a limited set of information including a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the Web beacon resides. Some of our Web pages may also contain Web beacons placed there to help us determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.
Discussions and Community Tools; Testimonials
You agree that any information you submit to us through The Online Dog Trainer may be used for promotional purposes. Because of the public nature of some of our services, you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information. We may also use a limited amount of information, such as first name, last initial and your town and state in marketing materials on the website. Your registration constitutes consent to this use.
If you are visiting The Online Dog Trainer from a location outside of New Zealand, your connection will be through and to servers located in the New Zealand, and all information you provide will be processed and securely maintained in our web servers and internal systems located within the New Zealand. By using The Online Dog Trainer you authorise and specifically consent to the transfer of your personal information to New Zealand and its storage and use as specified above when you provide such information to us.
How You Can Access or Correct Your Personal Information
For instructions on how you can access the personally identifiable information that we have collected about you online, or how to correct any errors in such information, please send an email to [email protected]
To protect your privacy and security, we may take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Special Note for Parents
The Online Dog Trainer services may not be used by anyone under the age of 13. If you have concerns about this site or its services, wish to find out if your child is a member or has registered for one our services, please contact us at [email protected] If you believe that your child under 13 has gained access to our site without your permission, you may contact us [email protected]