Effective: August 1, 2011
Table Of Contents:1. Our Commitment To Privacy
2. The Information We Collect
3. How We Use Information
4. Our Commitment To Data Security
5. How To Access Or Correct Your Information
6. How To Contact Us
Our Commitment To Privacy
The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the www.metropaws.com (the “Site”). On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are: Name Address Phone Number Email address Dog Breed & Information, including emergency contact information Method in which you would like to receive our communications with you
The city and state of your location may be displayed in your public profile. You will have the option of making your profile private.
If you are a service provider, you will have to supply your full address and a mobile phone number at which users may contact.
The Way We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order. We use the information you provide about someone else when placing an order only to ship the product and to confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
We use return email addresses to answer emails we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.
You can register with our website if you would like to receive our electronic newsletter as well as updates on our new products and services and our blog. Information you submit on our website will not be used for this purpose unless you fill out the registration form.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, or that Y number of men and Z number of women filled out our registration form, but we would not disclose anything that may be used to identify those individuals.
MP is committed to maintaining your trust and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share information collected about you. We may disclose personal information only` to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a listing or other content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We are e-commerce users too, and understand the importance to protect your privacy.
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by going to the “My Account” section of MetroPaws.com. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our customers who 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 e-mail to