Our Commitment to Privacy

Paws for a Minute, Inc. (“Paws for a Minute,” “we” or “us”) is committed to providing high quality service along with the highest level of integrity in dealing with our customers. As an extension of this commitment, this Privacy Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information we collect and to assist you in making informed decisions when visiting or purchasing through our website (the “Site”). This Privacy Policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our customers’ needs and legal developments and may be revised accordingly. By using the Site you consent to our collection and use of the information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to all of the terms of this Privacy Policy, you should proceed no further and obtain no products or services through the Site.

The Types of Information We Collect

Aggregate Information

Our web server may automatically collect the IP address, but not the email address, of all visitors to our Site. We may also track the pages within our Site that you view, the date and time you view those pages and the IP address of the website you used to link directly to our Site. Such information is aggregated with tracking data from all Site visitors. We may use this aggregate information to help us evaluate visitor traffic patterns and improve our Site by making it more responsive to the needs of visitors. This information generally does not identify you personally.

Personally Identifiable Information

We only collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address, telephone number, email address or other personal information when you choose to provide it on our Site. By entering information into any one of these areas, you grant us or our affiliates permission to contact you about selected products, companies and events that we think may interest you. If you later decide you do not want to be contacted, please let us know through the opt-out procedures described below. Your personal information may also be provided to third parties responsible for shipping goods purchased through the Site.

Credit Card or Payment Information

There may be some transactions on the Site involving a third party. For example, when purchases are made through the Site, these purchases may be facilitated by Business Catalyst. By purchasing through the Site, you agree to the terms and conditions of Business Catalyst for its site users and customers. Where third parties other than Business Catalyst are involved in a transaction, the Site will include notices or references to such third parties and their applicable terms and conditions. For example, we may offer payment processing through third parties, including PayPal or Google Checkout. Whenever a third party is used to process payments, you agree to the terms and conditions as well as privacy policy applicable to the third party services. Paws for a Minute is not responsible for any personal information that is provided in this manner by you to any third party. When payments are processed through Paws for a Minute, Paws for a Minute will take commercially reasonable measures to protect the security of your financial information and use that information solely in connection with providing goods or services ordered from Paws for a Minute or through the Site.

Cookies

We may track your visit to our Site by giving you an “HTML cookie” when you enter. Cookies are pieces of information that websites transfer to your computer’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. We may use cookies to make visiting our Site easier. Cookies allow us to save preferences for you so that you won’t have to re-enter them the next time you visit. Cookies help us to collect anonymous click-stream data for tracking user trends and patterns. The use of cookies is now an industry standard, and you’ll find them used on most major websites. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can reset your browser either to notify you when you’ve received a cookie or to refuse to accept cookies. You should understand that areas of certain websites may not function properly if you set your browser to reject cookies.

How We Use the Information We Collect

We may use aggregate information to help us evaluate visitor traffic patterns and improve our Site by making it more responsive to the needs of visitors. The personally identifiable information we collect is used to process requests you make on our Site. We also use personally identifiable information we collect to contact you regarding our products and services that may be of interest to you or to provide the goods or services you request. Visitors who do not wish to receive promotional notifications may take advantage of the opt-out procedures described in detail below.

How We Share Information We Collect

It is our policy not to sell, rent, or share any information provided by you or obtained through your use of the Site to any third party for the purpose of allowing them to market their products or services to you. While it is our policy not to share this information, we are not responsible for inadvertent disclosure of such information due to the unauthorized disclosure of information by personnel or the unauthorized, illegal or intrusive actions of third parties that result in the disclosure of information despite our commercially reasonable efforts to protect your information. We may disclose your information to companies that provide support services to us, such as printers or mailing houses, or web hosts or designers who help us create and maintain this Site. We may disclose your personal information to any of our affiliated entities. We may also disclose your personal information, in response to requests from local, state or federal law enforcement officials, in response to any judicial, administrative, or similar proceeding, such as a subpoena, when otherwise required by law, or in special circumstances such as in response to a physical threat or perceived physical threat to any individual or to enforce the terms of use of this Site.

Choice/Opt-out

Visitors to our Site may be given the opportunity to choose whether to have their information used for certain purposes at the point where we ask for the information. Visitors who no longer wish to receive our promotional email notifications may always opt-out of receiving these notifications by contacting us.

Links to Other Websites

This Site may contain links to other websites. Paws for a Minute is not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of other websites. We recommend that our visitors read the privacy policies of every website that they visit. This Privacy Policy applies only to Paws for a Minute and the information collected on this Site.

How We Protect Your Information

1. Information Security. We utilize encryption/security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss, alteration or destruction. 2. Evaluation of Information Protection Practices. Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for compliance with corporate policies and procedures governing the security, confidentiality and quality of our information. 3. Employee Access, Training and Expectations. Our corporate values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the protection of customer information. In general, our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons, processes and transactions. 4. Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information. We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. Terms of Use and Sale Agreement The Paws for a Minute Terms of Use, as it may change from time to time, is incorporated as part of this Privacy Policy.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Paws for a Minute, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, damages, liabilities and settlements, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of the Terms of Use and Sale Agreement or this Privacy Policy.

Modification

Paws for a Minute may modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Any modifications to this Privacy Policy will be effective immediately upon posting on this Site. You agree to review the Privacy Policy posted on the Site each time you use the Site so that you are aware of any modifications made to this Privacy Policy. Your continued usage of the Site will you mean you accept any changes. For your convenience and future reference, the date of the version of this Privacy Policy is listed below. You can print the version of the Privacy Policy that you reviewed and approved and compare it to the version in effect when you use our Site in the future to determine any changes that we have made.

Children’s Privacy

We are sensitive to the need to protect the privacy of children who use the Internet. We therefore do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided personally identifiable information to us through our Site, we will delete it from our files. If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to provide any personally identifiable information on our Site. If you are a parent or legal guardian of someone under the age of 13 whom you believe has submitted personal information to us, please contact us and we will take appropriate steps to remove the information from our files.

Email

Paws for a Minute cannot completely ensure the privacy of email communications to and from Paws for a Minute. These communications could be intercepted without your or our knowledge and permission. If you are concerned about your privacy, we suggest that you not use email to provide information to us that you consider sensitive information.

Limitations

By using the Site you agree that we are not responsible for (i) any disclosure of your personal information made by you to a third party through your use of the Site; (ii) any disclosure of your personal information obtained illegally from us; or (iii) any accidental disclosure of your personal information made by us.

Complaint Process

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact us. You may also contact us to request additional information regarding the disclosure of personal information to third parties. Under California Civil Code sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice describing what categories of personal customer information we share with third parties or corporate affiliates for those third parties or corporate affiliates’ direct marketing purposes. That notice will identify the categories of information shared and will include a list of the third parties and affiliates with which it was shared, along with their names and addresses. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request.