(a) Personal Information. We collect information that personally identifies you, such as your name, username, email address, credit card details, and such other information as we may from time to time request (“Personal Information”) only if you choose to share such information with us. For example, you may be asked to provide us with certain Personal Information when you register with the AnimalsFirst Website, when you download and register AnimalsFirst Software and at other times. The decision to provide this information is optional; however, if you elect not to register or provide such information, you may not be able to access certain content, features, or services available on or through the AnimalsFirst Website.
(b) Non-Personal Information. We automatically collect anonymous usage information that does not identify an individual user (“Non-Personal Information”) to help us understand how users use the AnimalsFirst Website. For example, each time you use the AnimalsFirst Website we automatically collect the type of Web browser you use, your operating system, your Internet Service Provider, your IP address, the pages you view, and the time and duration of your visits to the AnimalsFirst Website.
(b) Service Providers. From time to time, we might establish a business relationship with other persons or entities whom we believe trustworthy and whom we have asked to confirm that their privacy practices are consistent with ours (“Service Providers”). For example, we may contract with Service Providers to provide certain services, such as credit card processing, advertising, analytics tools, widget providers, DNS providers, data management services, Web hosting, and Web development. We provide our Service Providers with only the information necessary for them to perform these services. Each Service Provider must agree to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information involved in order to protect your information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure. Service Providers are prohibited from using Personal Information for purposes other than as specified by AnimalsFirst.
(c) Standard Analytics Information. We may use, and disclose to third parties, certain Non-Personal Information regarding the AnimalsFirst Website (e.g., number of visits, page views, number of registered members who reside in a particular geographic location, etc.). However, such information does not identify you individually.
(d) Affiliates; Change of Control. We may share Non-Personal Information and Personal Information with entities controlling, controlled by, or under common control with AnimalsFirst. In the event that AnimalsFirst is merged, sold, or in the event of a transfer of some or all of our assets, we may disclose or transfer Non-Personal Information and Personal Information in connection with such transaction.
(e) Other. In certain instances we may disclose Non-Personal Information or Personal Information when we believe it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities in order to protect AnimalsFirst or our users or when we believe that the law or legal process requires such disclosure.
Please be advised that, whenever you voluntarily post information to any AnimalsFirst community page or any other public forums, such information can and may be accessed by the public. This means that any person or entity with access to such information can potentially use it for any purpose, including sending unsolicited communications.
Information that we collect is stored on servers that AnimalsFirst solely manages, using standard security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information in an effort to protect information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure. However, No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect information transmitted on or through the AnimalsFirst Website, we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit on or through the AnimalsFirst Website, and you do so at your own risk.
We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.
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