INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All content, text, images, graphics, data, information, and other material displayed, as well as the original selection, arrangement, and presentation of such material displayed, available or present on this Site (“Content”), including any intellectual property rights in such Content (including without limitation trademarks and copyrights) (hereinafter “Intellectual Property Rights”), are the property of Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat, its affiliates, its licensors or the designated owners, and are protected by applicable intellectual property laws. You should assume that everything you see or read on this Site is the property of Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights and laws unless otherwise noted and may not be used without our written permission, except as otherwise provided in these Site Terms.
Trade names, trademarks, service marks and domain names (collectively, “Marks”) of Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat, without limitation, are the property of Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat. All Marks on the Site that are not owned by Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat are the property of their respective owners. Nothing on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any right or license to use any of the Marks without Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat’s prior express written permission.
1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
This Policy describes the policies and procedures that apply to all information collected when you use Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat’s App. By accessing Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat App, you acknowledge and fully understand our Policy and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Policy.
2. PARTICIPATING MERCHANT POLICIES
Related services and offerings of merchants, vendors, and other third parties, including our pet care provider clients, may utilize DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP’s platform or client portal in serving their end-users, including you. For instance, DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP utilizes third-party services such as Google Analytics to help us improve our site and end-user experience. Such third parties have their own privacy policies and statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each party’s respective website. Online merchants and others who participate in or engage DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP’s platform or client portal are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants, vendors and other third parties before you provide us any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties directly.
3. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
As further set forth below, we collect certain information from and about our users and visitors to DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP both explicitly, based on responses and data provided directly by you, and implicitly, based on Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses and device information that is transmitted as you use DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP. We and our customers use and share this information as may be necessary from time to time to fulfill operational obligations and processes, such as collecting contact information to schedule an appointment.
We collect information in three ways: from our web server logs, cookies, and you.
3.a Web Server Logs
When you visit or use DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:
- your IP address;
- the kind of browser or computer you use;
- number of links you click within the site;
- the state or country from which you accessed the site;
- date and time of your visit;
- name of your Internet service provider;
- web page you linked to our site from; and
- pages you viewed on DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. Hence, this simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.
We reserve the right to share aggregated site statistics with partner companies, but do not allow other companies to place cookies on DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP unless there is a temporary, overriding customer value. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject cookies by changing your browser settings, then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality of DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP.
3.c Personal Information of Users
Users and visitors to DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP may be permitted to manage reservations and offer or purchase particular pet care services. When you register, we may request some personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number or facsimile number, account number and other relevant information. For other types of registrations, we will ask for the relevant information. You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, such data may be warranted in order to provide online technical support and troubleshooting.
We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary, including:
- to fulfill your service requests for products or services;
- to protect ourselves, our customer or our vendors from liability or to defend our rights, including investigations of fraud or misconduct;
- to third parties who have agreed in writing to maintain such information in confidence and use such information solely in their performance of services to us;
- to respond to legal process or comply with law, including subpoenas;
- to entities under common ownership or control with us or to our owners; or
- in connection with a merger, acquisition, or liquidation of the Company.
3.d ACCESSING WEB ACCOUNT INFORMATION
We will provide you with the means to ensure that personally identifiable information in your web account file is correct and current. You may review this information by contacting us by sending an email to our support attendant –
4. DO NOT TRACK
We have not implemented any technology that would effectively recognize do not track signals and note that some content available on DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP is made available through relationships with third-party providers who we do not control and who may collect and/or disclose personally identifiable information.
5. HOW TO CORRECT OR UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION
To update this information made available to us, please contact us at:
Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat
439 West Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD 21035
6. HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
We use commercially reasonable procedures to protect the personal information that we collect from you against loss, theft and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We have developed and implemented and continue to maintain and monitor a written information security program applicable to all records containing personal information. This security program is appropriate to the size, scope and type of our business, the resources available to us, the amount of stored data and the need for security and confidentiality of the personal information we store. No security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases or the security during transmission to us of the information you supply over the Internet. You can help us by taking precautions to protect your personal information when you are on the Internet and only disclose information that you want made public. Change your passwords often using a combination of letters and numbers and make sure to use a secure web browser.
For the purposes set out in this Policy, personal information may be transferred to, processed, stored and accessed by us, our affiliates and third parties in the United States and in other jurisdictions where we or they operate. Courts and other authorities in these jurisdictions may, in certain circumstances, be entitled to access your personal information. By using DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP, you consent to this transfer, processing, storage and access of your personal information in and/or outside of the jurisdiction in which you reside.
7. AGGREGATE DATA
We may share and publicize aggregate and/or de-identified information shared with third parties and the public.
8. SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING RESIDENTS OF MARYLAND
As required by the Maryland Online Privacy Protection Act (“Maryland Act”) this Policy identifies the categories of personally identifiable information that we collect through DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP about individual consumers who use or visit DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP and the categories of third-party persons or entities with whom such personally identifiable information may be shared.
Depending on the visitor’s activity at DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP, certain personally identifiable information (as that term is defined in the Maryland Act) may be collected, in addition to information set forth in other sections of this document. For purposes of the Maryland Act, the term “personally identifiable information” means individually identifiable information about an individual consumer collected online by us from an individual and maintained by us in an accessible form, and may include any of the following: (1) a first and last name; (2) a home or other physical address, including street name and name of a city or town; (3) an email address; (4) a telephone number; (5) a social security number; (6) any other identifier that permits the physical or online contacting of a specific individual; and (7) information concerning a user that DOGWOOD ACRES PET RETREAT APP collects online from the use, and maintains in personally identifiable form, in combination with an identifier described within this Policy.
See more about the Maryland Act at https://marylandreporter.com/2019/03/05/opinion-maryland-needs-strong-steps-to-protect-online-privacy/
This Policy is executed in English. You agree and acknowledge that you have reviewed this Policy in English. To the extent that any translations of this Policy are provided, they are solely for convenience and are of no binding effect. The English language version of this Policy shall control.
10. CONTACTING US
If you have questions regarding our Policy, its implementation, failure to adhere to the Policy and/or our general practices, please contact us at email@example.com or send your comments to:
Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat
439 West Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD 21035
We will use our commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problems or questions.