I Heart Pets Privacy Policy

Last updated August 10, 2016

Our Privacy Commitment

At I-Heart-Pets.com (“I Heart Pets”), we strive to bring the best pet and animal content from around the internet to one place. We are committed to respecting the privacy rights of our online visitors and recognize the importance of protecting all information that you may choose to share with us. This Online Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains how we collect, store, and use the information you provide us.

This Privacy Policy  Covers

This Privacy Policy applies only to personal information collected on the websites where this Privacy Policy is posted, and does not apply to any other information collected by I Heart Pets through any other means.

This Privacy Policy applies to use and sharing of personal information collected on and after the date that this Privacy Policy is posted. This Privacy Policy only applies to I-Heart-Pets.com (“I Heart Pets”), and not to any affiliates or websites maintained by other companies or organizations to which we link. I Heart Pets is therefore not responsible for the content or activities provided on those websites. Finally, the terms of this Privacy Policy are subject to all applicable laws.

Information Collected

Personal information is information that can be used to identify and contact you, such as your name, address, telephone number, or email address. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you choose to provide it to us, such as signing up for our newsletter or filling out a contact form. We do not share, sell, or rent your personal information to third parties and do not require personal information to access our website. However, if you prefer to not disclose personal information, you may not be able to access certain features of our website. To offer our guests certain features on our website, we collect personal information. If you have provided us personal information through any of these features and would like the information to be removed, please feel free to contact us at any time.

Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from users under the age of 13.

Information You Provide To Us

All of the personal information we receive comes directly from our guests. We collect personal information from our guests who:

  • Register to receive I Heart Pet’s newsletter
  • Submit their own pet content to be shared with our community
  • Submit general inquiries to I Heart Pets

We will only retain personal information about you for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy unless a longer retention period is required by law and/or regulations.

Information Collected Through Technology

We collect information through technology to make our websites more useful to you, such as your IP address. An IP address is often associated with the portal through which you enter the Internet. As an individual piece of information, your IP address is not personally identifiable. We do not collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time or across third-party websites or online services, nor do we employ third parties that collect such information.

Cookies

As you browse I Heart Pets, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in. Cookies are pieces of information that a website sends to your computer while you are viewing the website. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can turn off cookies through your browser’s settings. If you turn off cookies, you will not have access to features that make your web experience better, and some of the services provided on our website may not function correctly. The techniques employed do not collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address or telephone number.

Third Party Vendors
  • We work with third party vendors Google and Content.ad to display ads on our site
  • We work with third party vendors Google, Facebook, and Pinterest to understand website visitors
  • Third party vendors, including Google, Content.ad, and Criteo, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website.
  • Google’s use of DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visits to I Heart Pets and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Google’s use of the Google Analytics cookie enables the ability to understand the visitors of the website, including demographics and behavior, but are not personably identifiable
  • Facebook and Pinterest’s pixels enables the ability to understand the visitors of the website when we choose to run ad
  • Users may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings.
  • Users may opt out of the use of the Google Analytics cookie through Ad Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means such as the NAI’s consumer opt-out. Users can also visit Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the web.
  • You can also opt out of some third-party vendor’s use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info.
Links to Other Websites

In addition to links from third party vendors, our website contains links to enable you to visit other websites. Once you click on one of these links and have left our website, our Privacy Policy no longer applies, as we do not have any control over those websites. If you decide to provide personal information to a third party website linked from our site, the sharing of such information will be subject to the privacy policy of that company, not our Privacy Policy.

Security

We are committed to ensuring the information you share with I Heart Pets is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Choices You Have Concerning Your Personally Identifiable Information

As mentioned previously, you have control over the personal information you submit to us. If at any time you decide to update or remove your personal information you have shared with us, you may do so by contacting us through post mail or by emailing us. Our contact details are as follows:

Mailing Address:
I Heart Pets
P.O. Box 472
Longport, NJ 08403

Email Address: admin@i-heart-pets.com

Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any questions.