Privacy Policies

Thank you for visiting ­­the JoinPets website. We appreciate your interest in JoinPets.  JoinPets respects the privacy of its members and other visitors to its website. JoinPets strongly believes that if electronic commerce and online activities are to flourish, consumers must be assured that information provided online is used responsibly and appropriately. To protect online privacy, JoinPets maintains the following policy to protect personal information you provide online.

 

What Information Does JoinPets Collect?

Most data JoinPets collects are used only to help JoinPets better serve its members. It is our general policy to collect and store only personal information that our members and visitors knowingly provide.  The personal information you provide is stored in a secure location and is accessible only by appropriate staff and if you are willing to show it online.  If our privacy policies change, we will notify all users by e-mail or a special announcement placed on the website.

How is JoinPets Data Collected?

JoinPets uses information voluntarily submitted by members and other customers in the following ways:

JoinPets Member Services. Generally, JoinPets uses data collected to improve its own web content; to respond to visitors’ interests, needs and preferences; and to develop new products and services.

 

Disclosures to Third Parties. JoinPets also makes member contact information available through JoinPets, if the user wants to show his/her contact information on the website. On occasion, JoinPets may also provide limited data to third parties that offer products and services.

Consent to Use Personal Information. For the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1984 and 1998 (as applicable), JoinPets or its agents must store, host and otherwise process the information (including personal data) supplied by the user when registering for this website. JoinPets may send such data outside the European Economic Area for processing. If you reside in the European Union, please indicate your consent that the personal information you have provided may be transferred and stored in countries outside of the EU, including the United States. User supplies consent as defined above when registering for the website in order to allow JoinPets (or its designated agents) to use the information to send the user unsolicited direct mail advertisements, promotions, and solicitations for third parties’ products and services.

 

How Does JoinPets Use Cookies?

Cookies are files that contain information created by a web server that can be stored on a user’s hard disk for use either during a particular session (“per-session” cookie) or for future use (“persistent” cookie). JoinPets uses cookies only to facilitate automated activity, store and track passwords, and review navigation patterns. Cookies are not used to disseminate significant information about users over the internet or to analyze any information that users have knowingly or unknowingly provided.

 

What Privacy Issues Arise With Links To Other Sites?

This website contains links to other websites. JoinPets has no control over and is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such sites.  The privacy policies and practices contained in this privacy statement do not apply to any external links.