Last Modified: May 17th, 2019
INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
Usage Information. We collect non-personal statistical information that does not personally identify you. This includes non-personal statistical information about your internet connection, the equipment that you use to access the Website and our Services, and how you use the Website and our Services (including how you conduct any searches for products and a history of those searches). We refer to this information as “Usage Information”. We use Usage Information to optimize the Website and the Services to the internet connections and equipment that are used to visit the Website, to improve the Website and the Services and to provide you with surveys, promotions and marketing related to our products and services. We collect Usage Information directly from you when you provide it to us and automatically as you navigate through and interact with our Services. In addition to the collection methods described above, Usage Information collected this way includes: (i) details of your visits to our Services, including traffic data, location data, logs, other communication data, and the resources that you access and use on the Website and the Service; and (ii) information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type. The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
- Targeting or Advertising Cookies: We use targeting or advertising cookies, which are placed by third party advertising platforms or networks in order to deliver ads and track ad performance, and enable such platforms to deliver ads that may be relevant to you based upon your activities on our Website and the Services. These third party advertising networks may subsequently use information about your visit to target you with advertising that you may be interested in, on our Website or other websites.
- Pixel Tags / Web Beacons: Pages of our Website, the Services and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email. We may also use these web beacons for other related Website and Services statistics (e.g., recording the popularity of certain content and verifying system and server integrity).
- Device Identifiers: When you use a mobile device like a tablet or phone to access our Website or Services, we may access, collect, monitor, store on your device, and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers”. Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your mobile device, which uniquely identify your mobile device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by us.
- Tracking URLs: These are links that allow Portland Pet Food Company to determine the effectiveness of a particular part of the Website or Services. For instance, emails from a marketing campaign may include tracking URLs to help Portland Pet Food Company see how popular the webpage is. This helps us serve more relevant content and information.
Third-party Service Providers
We may disclose your information to our vendors or other third-parties in order to efficiently provide the Website and our Services to you (“Service Providers”). Service Providers may include, but are not limited to, those providing credit card processing. Some Service Providers will collect information directly from you. Information collected directly from these Service Providers is governed by their privacy policies. You should view the privacy policies of Service Providers before providing information to them.
WHEN AND HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose Usage Information and other aggregated and de-identified information about our users without restriction. This information cannot be used to personally identify our users. We do not disclose your Personal Information except in the circumstances described here:
- Your Consent: We may share or disclose your Personal Information, with your consent, in connection with our provision of the Services, including but not limited to fulfilling an order.
- Service Providers: We may share your Personal Information with or disclose it to Service Providers in order to provide or maintain the Website and Services.
- Business Transfers: In the event that Portland Pet Food Company is involved in a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, your Personal Information held by us may be among the assets transferred.
- Enforcement: We may disclose your Personal Information in order to enforce or apply our Terms and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
- Disclosed when Collected: For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the Personal Information.
YOUR CHOICES ABOUT YOUR INFORMATION
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
- Email Newsletters from Portland Pet Food Company: If you do not wish to have your contact information used by Portland Pet Food Company to notify you of updates and educational information related to recipes and nutrition or to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by unsubscribing to such emails.
- Surveys from Portland Pet Food Company: If you do not wish to have your contact information used by Portland Pet Food Company to request your participation in surveys to improve our Services and products, you can opt-out by unsubscribing to such emails.
Accessing, Correcting and Deleting Your Information
You may send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we correct or delete any Personal Information that you have provided to us. Please note that we may not be able to accommodate a request to change or delete Personal Information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the Personal Information to be incorrect.
California Civil Code Section §1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to email@example.com.
Some web browsers may transmit "do-not-track" signals to the websites with which the user communicates. Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether users intend for these signals to be transmitted, or whether they even are aware of them. Because there currently is no industry standard concerning what, if anything, websites should do when they receive such signals, we currently do not take action in response to these signals. In some cases, third parties may be able to collect information about a user's online activities over time and across different websites when using the Website or Services.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We have implemented reasonable measures designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website.
Children Under Age 13
Our Services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any Personal Information on the Website or through the Services. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under
- If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on the Services. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EU DATA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If our processing of your information is subject to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”), we may have obligations to you and you have additional rights under the GDPR.
We will process your personal data in order to provide our website to you. The lawful bases under GDPR for processing your data may include:
- when you have given consent;
- when processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract; or
- when processing is necessary to protect our legitimate interests or that of a third party, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights.
We may rely on more than one of the lawful bases under GDPR for processing your information described above.
If you are a resident of the EU, the GDPR grants you certain legal rights. In particular, you have the following rights:
- the right to confirmation as to whether we process your personal data and the right to access such personal data;
- the right to rectification;
- the right to erasure;
- the right to restrict processing;
- the right to object to processing;
- the right to data portability; and
- the right to withdraw consent.
In some circumstances, these rights are qualified or limited by countervailing interests. Nevertheless, if you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at email@example.com.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant EU supervisory authority.