Co. (“AnimalsGPS”) regarding the AnimalsGPS.com Web site,
(the “Web site”), and regarding AnimalsGPS's location-based services (the “Services”), which are described in AnimalsGPS's Customer Agreement, which is available on the Web site.
Information AnimalsGPS, Co. Collects to Provide the Services
A person who purchases the Services (a “Customer”) must provide his or her name, address, telephone numbers, email address, and payment card information (“Personal Information”) to AnimalsGPS to activate the Services. Customers must promptly notify AnimalsGPS of any changes to such Personal Information. AnimalsGPS may also receive other information about a Customer, such as credit information, from other sources. AnimalsGPS will consider any such additional information about a Customer as Personal Information.
When the Services are being used, AnimalsGPS periodically collects GPS coordinates that show the location of the pet or vehicle that Customer chooses to track using the Services (“Location Information”). AnimalsGPS or its contractors retain Location Information on their servers. Location Information regarding Services performed for each Customer is linked to the Personal Information of that Customer.
A Customer's Personal Information will be retained for as long as the Customer receives the Services and for any period during which there is a dispute between the Customer and AnimalsGPS. Location Information will be retained for each Customer for a period that AnimalsGPS will decide in its sole discretion.
Customers may suspend the collection of Location Information by turning off the Advanced GPS Device that AnimalsGPS uses to provide the Services. Customers may terminate the collection of Location Information by terminating the Customer Agreement, as described in that agreement.
AnimalsGPS may remove data that identifies any specific Customer from Personal and Location Information and combine such data to create “Aggregate Information.” Such anonymized Aggregate Information is not Personal or Location Information.
Information AnimalsGPS, Co. Collects from the Web Site
When Customers and others visit the Web site, AnimalsGPS collects the visitor's IP address (the unique set of numbers used to identify the visitor's computer), and his or her registered domain or home server. AnimalsGPS, Co. also collects information pertaining to the visitor's operating system, browser version, referring site, and keywords used to locate the Web site.
AnimalsGPS, Co. may use Web beacons, also known as “Web bugs.” Web beacons are typically small (1x1 pixel) graphic files placed on Web pages and other electronic documents that are often the same color as the background of Web page or other file. Web beacons can collect the IP address of the computer that the Web beacon is sent to, the URL of the page the Web beacon comes from, and the time the Web beacon was viewed. AnimalsGPS, Co. does not place Web beacons t link to Personal Information on other sites, nor does AnimalsGPS, Co. permit third parties, other than those working on AnimalsGPS, Co.'s behalf, to place them on AnimalsGPS, Co.'s site. AnimalsGPS, Co. may use Web beacons on the AnimalsGPS, Co. Web site and may link a particular beacon to Personal Information.
If a visitor requests information or orders products or services from AnimalsGPS, Co. by sending AnimalsGPS, Co. an e-mail or by filling out a registration form on the Web site, AnimalsGPS, Co. may save the visitor's e-mail address and any other information that the visitor provides. This information may be used by AnimalsGPS, Co. to provide services or products the visitor requests and to contact the visitor in the future by mail, by e-mail, or by phone to convey information about AnimalsGPS, Co.'s services. Such information also allows AnimalsGPS, Co. to respond to visitors' inquiries concerning career opportunities at AnimalsGPS, Co. Visitors will always be provided with the option not to be contacted or to unsubscribe if they register with the site.
How to Access and Correct Information Obtained by AnimalsGPS, Co.
A Customer may obtain a copy of the Personal Information and the information collected from the Web site that AnimalsGPS, Co. has regarding that Customer by emailing a request for a copy of that information to
or by sending a letter to 212 S. Milwaukee Ave, Suite # A, Wheeling, IL. 60090
USA. AnimalsGPS, Co. will make a good faith effort to mail the information to the Customer at the address previously provided by the Customer if AnimalsGPS, Co. is supplied with sufficient information to allow it to confirm the identity of the person making the request. If any of the information regarding the Customer is inaccurate, the Customer may send corrected information and a request that AnimalsGPS, Co. correct its records to privacy@AnimalsGPS.com. AnimalsGPS, Co. will make the correction if AnimalsGPS, Co. is supplied with sufficient information to allow it to confirm the identity of the person making the request.
How Information Is Secured.
AnimalsGPS, Co. uses a variety of physical, technical, and procedural safeguards to guard against loss, misuse, and alteration of Personal and Location Information. For example, Location Information transmitted from Devices to AnimalsGPS, Co. is encrypted; access to Personal Information is limited to AnimalsGPS, Co. and contractor personnel who need the information to provide the Services; and AnimalsGPS, Co. uses and requires its contractors to use technical measures to guard against unauthorized access to Personal and Location Information. AnimalsGPS, Co. also requires Customers to use user identification and passwords to access Personal and Location Information. Similarly, when visitors to the Web site conduct payment card transactions with AnimalsGPS, Co., AnimalsGPS, Co. uses procedures required by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards.
AnimalsGPS, Co. cannot, however, guarantee the security of any Personal or Location Information, or information collected from the Web site. Despite AnimalsGPS, Co.'s efforts to secure such information, it may be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by a breach of AnimalsGPS, Co.'s physical, technical, and procedural safeguards. Customers use the Services and visitors use the Web site at their own risk. If AnimalsGPS, Co. learns that a Customer's Personal or Location Information has been disclosed to an unauthorized person, AnimalsGPS, Co. will attempt to notify the Customer.
How AnimalsGPS, Co. Uses Customers' and Web site Visitors' Information.
AnimalsGPS, Co. uses each Customer's Personal and Location Information to provide Services to that Customer. AnimalsGPS, Co. does not collect information of any kind other than to provide such Services. AnimalsGPS, Co. does not currently share, sell, or rent any Personal or Location Information or information collected from the Web site to any third parties, other than to AnimalsGPS, Co.'s agents, and does not intend to do so in the future.
Right to opt-out: Any Customer who does not want AnimalsGPS, Co. to share, sell, or rent any Personal or Location Information or information collected from the Web site to any third parties, other than AnimalsGPS, Co.'s agents has the right to opt-out of such potential information sharing. To request that such information not be shared, a Customer should either send an email to
or send a letter to AnimalsGPS, Co., Director of Customer Care
212 S. Milwaukee Ave, Suite # A, Wheeling, IL. 60090 USA.
. AnimalsGPS, Co. also prohibits its agents, corporate affiliates, and advisors from using any information disclosed to them by AnimalsGPS, Co. for purposes other than implementing AnimalsGPS, Co.'s instructions.
AnimalsGPS, Co. may use Aggregate Data to analyze how Customers use the Services to determine ways in which AnimalsGPS, Co. can improve the Services and to consider offering new services to Customers. AnimalsGPS, Co. may also use information collected from the Web site to analyze traffic to the Web site to determine how to improve the site. AnimalsGPS, Co. may also use information from a Web beacon to ensure that a Customer can move between AnimalsGPS, Co.'s technical assistance Web page, the Customer service page, and AnimalsGPS, Co.'s online store and still be recognized as the same Customer.
AnimalsGPS, Co. may use or disclose Personal and Location Information and information collected from the Web site: to comply with applicable laws; to protect the rights and property of AnimalsGPS, Co. or others; to protect a person's safety; to prevent abuse; as evidence in legal proceedings; to cooperate with properly authorized law enforcement investigations; and in response to subpoenas from third parties. AnimalsGPS, Co. will use good faith efforts to promptly notify a Customer of any subpoena that seeks any of the Customer's Personal or Location Information to enable the Customer to seek to quash the subpoena. Finally, AnimalsGPS, Co. may disclose or sell Personal Information and information collected from the Web site as an asset in conjunction with the sale of AnimalsGPS, Co. to a third party or in conjunction with the sale of a portion of AnimalsGPS, Co.'s assets.
AnimalsGPS, Co. recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of children. AnimalsGPS, Co. will not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children. Personal Information collected from a Customer must be information from an adult.
Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the Web site is not directed to children under the age of thirteen. When a visitor to the Web site discloses information on the Web site, the visitor represents that he or she is an adult. If a child visits the Web site and provides his or her personally identifiable information, AnimalsGPS, Co. will delete that child's information from its records at the request of the child's parent or guardian.
Information Collected by Others
or send a letter to AnimalsGPS, Director of Customer Care
at 212 S. Milwaukee Ave, Suite # A, Wheeling, IL. 60090 USA. AnimalsGPS,
Co. will attempt to resolve Customer complaints as quickly as possible.
and will notify Customer by e-mail that the Policy has been amended. Amendments to the Policy will take effect immediately upon being posted to the Web site. Customer's continued use of the Services after AnimalsGPS, Co. posts an Amendment constitutes Customer's acceptance of and consent to the Amendment. If Customer does not accept such an Amendment, Customer must notify AnimalsGPS, Co. within 30 days after AnimalsGPS, Co. notifies Customer of the Amendment that Customer has elected to terminate the Services rather than accept the Amendment. AnimalsGPS, Co. will not charge Customer a termination fee if Customer terminates the Services as described in this paragraph.
call: 1-800-260-INFO (4636)