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What information does the ASPCA collect?
How is the information used?
How secure is the ASPCA's website?
Does the ASPCA collect information from children?
Do I have control over how my information is used?
Information You Voluntarily Provide
We collect and maintain certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail, submit a pet store to our database, or sign the pledge not to buy anything from a pet store that sells puppies. Such information may include your name, e-mail address, and zip code.
The website may also collect certain other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our web site. This information includes your IP address and your domain name.
The ASPCA respects your privacy and has instituted policies intended to ensure that your personal information is handled in a safe and responsible manner.
The ASPCA will use your personal information collected from www.nopetstorepuppies.com to communicate updates and/or information via an opt-in newsletter. Occasionally, the ASPCA may share your first name and last initial with pet stores in the form of petitions. The ASPCA may use the zip code you provide to help identify which names go with which petitions. If your volunteered personal information will be used in any manner other than as stated above, such use shall be specifically posted. If you wish to update or remove your information, or if you do not wish your information to be shared with in these petitions, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ASPCA may also disclose your personal information when:(i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to do so; (ii) sharing the information is a necessary operation of the website; or (iii) we are 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 ASPCA or the website, (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the ASPCA, the website or the visitors to the website, and/or (c) prevent or mitigate harm or potential harm or damage of any type to visitors to the website or the public.
The ASPCA also logs non-personally identifiable information, such as IP addresses and domain names, and aggregates them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. This monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to www.nopetstorepuppies.com visitors, and helps us to improve the quality of our content.
When you sign the pledge on the website, we might store some information on your computer in the form of a "cookie" (i.e. a small piece of text that stores information on your browser in your computer’s hard drive) or similar file. The cookies shall only be used to obtain information to deliver to you content that is specific to your interests and to improve your online experience. No other information is stored in these cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and delete any cookies you receive.
Our website uses Drupal Security to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. The website is configured so that content cannot be edited without authorization from Drupal’s permission system. You can find more information on Drupal Security at http://drupalsecurityreport.org/sites/drupalsecurityreport.org/files/drupal-security-white-paper-1-1.pdf.
We use Openwall GNU/*/Linux (Owl) for our hosting system. Owl is a small security-enhanced Linux distribution for servers, appliances, and virtual appliances.
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
You may opt out of receiving communications from us by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your complete name and e-mail address. You may request a record of your information by calling “(212) 876-7700, xt. 4549”
Via Regular Mail:
Attn.: Legal Department
424 E. 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128
Last Revised: July 21, 2011