Privacy Policy (USA)

Last updated September 7th, 2018

This privacy policy describes the policy of DocuPet Corp. (“DocuPet”, “we” or “us”), a corporation incorporated pursuant to the law of New York State, regarding the collection, use, storage, sharing and protection of your personal information (“Privacy Policy”). This Privacy Policy applies to the www.DocuPet.com website and all subdomains (the “Website”) and all services, applications and tools offered on, through or in connection with the Website (collectively, the “Service”), regardless of how you access the Service, including access through mobile devices.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and advise you to read it each time you access the Website or use the Service. Substantial changes to our Privacy Policy will be made and will be effective as provided in our Terms of Service, of which this Privacy Policy forms a part.

Consent

By using the Service, you give express consent to DocuPet for the collection, use, disclosure and retention of your personal information by us, as described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

Personal Information We Collect 

When you visit the Website or use the Service, we collect the following types of personal information:

Information we collect automatically: When you visit the Website or use the Service, we automatically collect the information sent to us by your computer, mobile device or other equipment you use to access our Website or Service. This information includes, but is not limited to:

  • Information from your interaction with the Website and the Service, including, but not limited to, device ID, device type, geo-location information, computer and connection information, statistics on page views, browsing history to and from the Website, referring URL, ad data, IP address and standard web log information; and
  • Information we collect through cookies (data files on your phone or mobile device’s drive) or web beacons (electronic images that are placed in a web page’s code) or similar technologies. We use cookies to help us identify you as a user and to provide you a better experience on the Website.

Information you provide to us: We collect, store and use any information you provide to us when you use the Service. This information includes, but is not limited to:

  • Information that you are required to submit to us when you are obtaining a pet license from a municipality or other pet licensing authority that has contracted with us to provide such licensing services (“Pet Licensing Information”);
  • Information other than Pet Licensing Information that you voluntarily provide to us at the time you are obtaining a pet license from a municipality or other pet licensing authority that has contracted with us to provide such licensing services, which information may include but not be limited to photos, images, videos, stories and other information
  • Information that you provide to us when you register for an account (your “Account”) for any Additional Services, which are services other than the Pet Licensing Services, including your name, residential or mailing address, email address, phone number and any photos, images, videos or other information you may provide at that time;
  • Information such as posts, comments, images and videos that you upload or otherwise make available to the public or to us through the Service, including through your use of any Optional Services as defined in our Terms of Service;
  • information that you may make public or provide to us through social media sites or third party services you or we use which include but are not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Google and MySpace;
  • information about your location and the location of your device, including your device’s unique identifier information if you have enabled this service on your mobile device;
  • Information that you provide to us in connection with the purchase of goods or services through the Website or the Service (this may include payment information such as credit card numbers and other details, billing and shipping address);
  • Information that you provide to us in the context of dispute resolution, including correspondence posted through the Service or correspondence that is sent to us through the Website or otherwise; and
  • Information that you provide to us in connection with an application or inquiry regarding potential employment with us, including without limitation your Canadian Social Insurance Number or U.S. Social Security Number.

Information from third parties: We may receive or collect additional information about you from third parties and public sources (to the extent permitted by law) and combine such information with your information for the purpose of improving and personalizing our Services.  We use software code, sometimes called a beacon, on our website that helps track conversions from our advertisements, optimize advertisements according to your interests and develop targeted audience groups for advertisements on our website.

How we use your personal information 

You agree, and do hereby opt-in, that we may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to provide you access to the Service and customer support relating to the Service by means of e-mail, telephone and through the Service;
  • to prevent, detect and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities, fraud and security breaches and to enforce our Terms of Use;
  • to personalize, measure and improve the Service, including the content and ads on the Service;
  • to contact you, by e-mail, push notification, text message (SMS), by telephone or other electronic means, to inquire about the Service and notify you of our other activities and services for the purpose of providing updates and targeted marketing activities by DocuPet , or for any other purpose described in this Privacy Policy, and
  • to provide you with other services that you have requested, as described when we collected such information

Connecting with Social Media Sites

We may offer login services that enable you to access the Website and the Service with your credentials from other third party websites or services. We may also offer Additional Services that enable you to share information with third party websites and services, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

If you provide us with access to personal information stored on third party websites or services, the scope of access to this personal information shall vary per website and will be determined by both your own browser settings, that third party website’s privacy policy and privacy practices, and your consent. If you wish to connect a third party account to your Account with us and you consent to us accessing the information in such third party accounts, you also agree that this Privacy Policy authorizes us to collect, use and store all such information from such third party websites and services in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Transfer of your personal information to third parties

We may disclose your personal information to third parties in compliance with this Privacy Policy and applicable law. We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your express consent. We may share your personal information with:

  • municipalities and other pet licensing authorities with whom we have entered into an agreement to provide the pet licensing services;
  • our corporate affiliates, to provide joint content and services (such as registration and customer support), to prevent, detect and investigate possible prohibited or illegal activities, violations of our policy, fraud and/or data security breaches, and to support decision making on products, websites, applications, services, tools and communication;
  • service providers with whom we have entered into an agreement to help us provide the Service or for the purpose of marketing, advertising, analyzing or improving the Service;
  • certain third parties such as intellectual property rights holders, supervisory authorities, tax authorities, police and other regulatory authorities, if we are required to do so by law, or in accordance with our Terms of Service and/or this Privacy Policy;
  • other third parties to whom you have given consent to share your information via the Service
  • companies that we intend to merge or combine with in the context of a re-organization or acquisition. Before personal information is provided, the possible acquirer, acquiree, or the business combination partner will enter into an agreement that inter alia stipulates it will only use information for due diligence purposes in aggregated form and will maintain it secret and confidential.
  • an intellectual property owner if the owner of an intellectual property right or an intermediary in good faith believes that any content on the Service violates the rights of the owner. Before personal information is provided, the IP owner will enter into an agreement that, inter alia, stipulates that information is only provided on the strict condition that it may only be used in the context of legal proceedings and/or obtaining legal advice and/or to answer questions from the relevant advertiser.

Information you share through the Service

 The Service allows users to share information with other users. You are solely responsible for the personal information you share through the Service and we cannot guarantee the privacy or security of any information shared by you with other users.

Pet Licensing Information

Despite anything to the contrary in this Privacy Policy, we will not collect, use, retain or disclose Pet Licensing Information other than as necessary to fulfill our contractual obligations to the municipality or other pet licensing authority that has responsibility for licensing pets in your area and in accordance with all applicable laws.

Accessing, Reviewing and Changing Your Personal Information 

You may contact us during our regular business hours (as posted from time to time on our Website) to request disclosure of any of your personal information that is stored by us and not directly accessible through the Service, unless we are not required to provide access under applicable law. We may charge a fee to cover our costs for this service provided that the fee shall not exceed the amount permitted by applicable law. If your information is factually incorrect or incomplete or irrelevant for the purposes for which we process your information, you can request us to modify or delete your information. Such requests will be handled in accordance with applicable law. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@docupet.com

Protection and retention of your personal information 

We protect your personal information by using technical and administrative security measures (such as firewalls, data encryption, and physical and administrative access controls to the data and servers) that limit the risk of loss, abuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee that there will be no unauthorized access or other intrusion into our servers and other information technology infrastructure affecting your personal information.  If you believe your Account has been compromised, please contact us at info@docupet.com

We retain personal information no longer than is legally permissible and will retain such information to be held and used in compliance with this Privacy Policy after termination of our contract with the municipality or other pet licensing authority, if any, that issued you a pet license, and after the inactiveness or deletion of your account and cessation of use of the Service.

Contact: If you have any questions about The Website and our Website please immediately contact us at info@docupet.com