Mydogsgrooming.com maintains this website as a service to its customers and visitors. Any information obtained is held in the strictest confidence. Mydogsgrooming.com does not share any of its database information with outside agencies, or 3rd party vendors. Security measures are strictly enforced to eliminate the possibility of unauthorized tampering or unauthorized access to our files or dedicated servers.
What information do we collect? How do we use it?
We do not collect personal information about our visitors and users of our sites unless you do so directly. We collect your personal information only when you provide it to us when you subscribe to a newsletter, email list, submit feedback to a post, enter a contest, fill out a survey, or send us a communication. We do however collect web analytics data of your visit. This data may include, what time of day you entered our site, country, how long you visited, what page(s) you viewed, and so forth.
When you sign up for our newsletter – My Dogs Grooming Newsletter, we need only an e-mail address (name optional for personalizing)–which we use to send the latest breaking news on products, services, and points of interest to you. Your address is completely secured. If at any time you wish to discontinue receiving our newsletter, you just need to click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter.
When you respond to our Post or Contact Us Section, we will need your e-mail address for a response and verification. Again, that information held in the strictest confidence and is not shared with anyone, not even in the post you make comments to.
We may also use the information we collect, your name and email address to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the website, new mydogsgrooming.com services, and special offers we think you’ll find valuable. If you would rather not receive this information, simply email us with your change or request or click the unsubscribe link in the communication.
How we use personal information
We will use your personal information:
Where this is necessary for purposes that are in our and your legitimate interests. These interests include:
1. operating our websites;
2. providing you with services described on the websites;
3. verifying your identity when you sign in to any of our websites;
4. responding to contact form, and helping facilitate the resolution of any issues or disputes;
5. updating you with operational news and information about our websites and services e.g. to notify you about changes to our Sites, website disruptions or security updates;
6. carrying out technical analysis to determine how to improve the websites and services we provide;
7. monitoring activity on the websites where a username and password are used, e.g. to identify potentially fraudulent activity and to ensure compliance with the user terms that apply to the Sites;
8. managing our relationship with you, e.g. by responding to your comments or queries submitted to us on the websites or asking for your feedback or whether you want to participate in a survey;
9. managing our legal and operational affairs (including, managing risks relating to content and fraud matters);
10. improving our products and services.
Where you give us consent:
a. providing you with marketing information about products and services which we feel may interest you; and
c. For purposes that are required by law.
d. For the purpose of responding to requests by government, a court of law, or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.
We will disclose personal information to the following recipients:
a. regulators and government authorities in connection with our compliance procedures and obligations;
b. a purchaser or prospective purchaser of all or part of our assets or our business, and their professional advisers, in connection with the purchase;
c. a third party to respond to requests relating to a criminal investigation or alleged or suspected illegal activity;
d. a third party in order to enforce or defend our rights, or to address financial risks;
e. a rights holder in relation to an allegation of intellectual property infringement or any other infringement; and
f. other recipients where we are authorized or required by law to do so.
Where we transfer and/or store your personal information:
We are based in the United States so your data will be processed in the US. In order to protect your information, we take care where possible to work with subcontractors and service providers who we believe maintain an acceptable standard of data security compliance.
How we keep your personal information secure
We store personal information on secure servers that are managed by us and our service providers, and occasionally hard copy files that are kept in a secure location in the US. Personal information that we store or transmit is protected by security and access controls, including username and password authentication with two-factor authentication as well, plus data encryption when necessary.
Methods used to keep your personal information secure:
All personal information is on secure servers that are managed by us or our service providers, and occasionally back up copies of files are kept in a secure location in the US at our home office facility only. Personal information that we store or transmit is protected by security and access controls, including username and password authentication, two-factor authentication, and data encryption where appropriate.
How you can access your personal information:
You may access your personal information that we collect about you by logging in to your username account if one has been set up by you. You also have the right to make a request to access other personal information we hold about you and to request corrections of any errors in that data. You can also close the account you have with us for any of our websites at any time. If a correction is needed to be made by us, simply make your request by using our contact us form.
Our Marketing of products regarding your personal information:
a. Where we have your consent to do so if you have subscribed to one of our e-mail lists, signing up on our Facebook page or newsletters and you have indicated that you are interested in receiving offers or information from us, we will send to you by email information about products and services that we feel may be of interest to you. You can ‘opt-out’ of such communications at any time if you would prefer not to receive them in the future by using the “unsubscribe” link provided in the communication itself.
b. When you visit our site a cookie is placed on your computer, cellphone, tablet, or iPad. You have many choices about what you want to do with cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject cookies some parts of our websites that require a username for sign-in purposes may not work properly in that type of situation. For more information and understanding about how cookies are used, you may visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
When you visit our websites, there is certain information that’s recorded which is generally anonymous information and does not reveal your identity. If you’re logged into your account some of this information could be associated with your account. Details of which may include:
your IP address or proxy server IP address’;
the domain name you requested;
the date and time of your visit to the website;
the length of your session;
the pages which you have accessed;
the number of times you access our site within any month;
the file URL you look at and information relating to it;
the website which referred you to our websites; and
the operating system which your computer uses and browser type.
Occasionally, we will use third-party advertising companies(affiliate merchants we work with) to serve ads based on visits to our websites. For example, if you visit our website about sports clothing, you may see an ad for products we promote and services about snowboarding, baseball, hockey, clothing apparel, etc.
Giving out your personal information to a 2nd party:
How long we keep your personal information:
When we do change the policy, we’ll make sure to notify you about such changes if you are a subscriber to our website. A copy of the latest version of this policy will always be available on this page.
Disclaimer: Pricing of items listed on our website are subject to change. There are times when items on sale will expire or are no longer available. Products may also vary and the correct price and contents of any item link you click on will be correctly displayed on the actual final product order page.
If you have a privacy question about the Mydogsgrooming.com website, please click here to contact us.
Revised and effective as of May 15, 2020