Information We Collect
We may collect various types of information from you when you use the Awesomepawsabilities website, including but not limited to:
- Contact Information: Name, email address, phone number.
- Account Information: Username, password, profile picture.
- Usage Data: Information about your interactions with our Website, such as pages visited, clicks, and navigation patterns.
- Device Information: IP address, browser type, operating system, device identifiers, and other elements we may not have mentioned here.
How We Use Your Information
We may use the information collected for the following purposes:
- Provide, maintain, and improve our services.
- Communicate with you, including responding to your inquiries.
- Personalize your experience on our Website.
- Send you promotional materials and updates, if you’ve opted-in to receive them.
- Analyze and monitor usage patterns to enhance user experience.
- Prevent, detect, and address technical issues or security concerns.
Disclosure of Information
We may disclose your personal and non-personal information in the following circumstances:
Service Providers: We engage third-party service providers to assist with various aspects of our operations, such as hosting, analytics, and customer support. These service providers may have access to your information but are strictly prohibited from using it for any other purpose.
Business Partners: With your explicit consent, we may share certain information with trusted business partners for promotional and marketing purposes. These partners are required to adhere to strict confidentiality standards and are not permitted to use your information for any purpose other than the agreed-upon collaboration.
Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required by law, court order, or governmental authority. We may also share your information if we believe it is necessary to protect our rights, safety, or property, or to prevent fraudulent or illegal activities.
Use of Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to gather information about how users interact with our website. Google Analytics collects information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, pages visited, and other usage-related data. This information helps us understand user behavior and improve our services.
We do not control the data collection practices of these third-party advertisers. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these advertisers to understand their practices and opt-out options.
Embedded Content and Social Media Plugins
Our website may include embedded content from third-party sources, such as videos, images, and articles. These third-party sources may collect data about your interactions with the embedded content, including tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that third-party platform.
We may also use social media plugins that allow you to share content from our website on various social media platforms. These plugins may collect information about your interactions with them. Please review the privacy policies of these third-party platforms to understand their data collection practices.
We take reasonable measures to protect your information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security of your data.
California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, you have certain rights regarding your personal information under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). You have the right to request information about the categories of personal information we have collected about you, the categories of sources from which the information was collected, the purposes for which the information was collected, and more.
You also have the right to request the deletion of your personal information. For more information about your rights and how to exercise them, please contact us using the information provided in the “Contact Us” section above.
Our website may allow users to contribute content, such as comments, reviews, or forum posts. Please be aware that any information you voluntarily disclose becomes publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including for targeted advertising purposes. We recommend being cautious and thoughtful about the information you share in user contributions.
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. Once your information is no longer needed, we will securely dispose of it or anonymize it to prevent identification.