INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW IT IS COLLECTED:
The data types listed below may be collected from you when you download the mobile application, register, visit or interact with us through the Site:
When downloading the mobile application and registering as a user, we will collect and store the information that you provide to us directly on our online registration forms. This may include, among other information: username, first name, last name and email address. If you are a pet owner, you will be requested to provide information about your pet such as name and type.
When creating and completing a profile:
We collect and store all of the additional information that you provide to us when completing in your profile. This may include, among other information: date of birth, gender, address, phone number; pet’s information such as gender, color, breed, weight, height, date of birth, behavior and description.
We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you contact us with inquiries, register for access to GoPetie.com, post photographs, data, text, software, music, sound, graphics, videos, messages, other materials (“Content”). In addition, both Registered Users and Site Visitors may choose to provide us additional Personal Information by phone, email, postal mail, or chat. We collect and store all of the Personal Information you provide us through these channels. Moreover, if you provide information about someone other than yourself through any of these channels, you represent that you have authority to do so.
We may also collect and store information intended for public consumption that you or others upload, post, publish, or display on the Site, including photos from an event (“Event Photos”), comments, likes, text, video, messages, graphics, or other materials (“User Content”).
Demographic or Other Data:
We may also collect and store demographic or other data, such as name, last name, age, gender, zip code or similar information, from you when you voluntarily provide such information. We may also receive information about you from other sources, online or offline, and add it to the information you provided to us.
Data about Others:
We may also collect and store personal information about other people that you provide to us through your use of the Pet & Tie website and mobile application.
For each visitor to our Site, our server automatically recognizes information regarding the customer’s domain name (or that of the visitor’s access provider) but not the email address. We may also automatically collect other non-personal information such as the type of browser you are using, the address of the website from which your visit originated, the operating system you are using, the domain name of your internet service provider, the pages you visit on the Site and the duration of your visit.
When a visitor downloads the Pet & Tie mobile application our servers automatically recognize the visitors smartphone ID.
Non-Personally Identifiable Data:
The Do Not Track browser setting
We support the Do Not Track browser setting. Do Not Track (or DNT) is a preference you can set in your browser to let the websites you visit know that you do not want them collecting certain information about you.
Aggregated Personal Data:
In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Pet & Tie we often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and this type of aggregated information does not identify you personally (the “Aggregate Data”). Pet & Tie may share this Aggregate Data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. Pet & Tie may also disclose Aggregate Data in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
Linking Other Social Media Accounts to Your Pet & Tie Account: Users can choose to link their other social media accounts to their Pet & Tie account. Currently, Pet & Tie offers Members the ability to link their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts to their Pet & Tie account. Members who choose to link any of their other social media accounts to their Pet & Tie account consent to the sharing of information from their Pet & Tie account to their linked social media accounts. In addition, Pet & Tie may collect some information from the linked social media accounts such as, friend’s contact information, locations visited and things liked or posted. Pet & Tie may verify users’ profiles or may authorize profile verifications and Background checks Pet & Tie offers to individuals who have registered as members the option to provide some services to other members such as pet sitting and pet walking. Individuals who are providing services on the Site may be subject to profile verification, which may include checking phone numbers, names and e-mail addresses. The verification process is done at sole discretion of Pet & Tie and it is done to improve our services and increase members’ security. Pet & Tie reserves the right to randomly conduct verifications at its discretion.
In addition, at its discretion, Pet & Tie may request background checks, which may include Criminal checks, MVR checks, Criminal + MVR checks and Investigative Criminal Plus background checks (collectively "Background Checks"). Background Checks may be performed by third-party consumer reporting agencies at Pet & Tie’s sole discretion. Some examples where a Background Check may be needed are: a legal request from a Member’s attorney, prosecutors, claims from members and requests from insurance agencies.
Each of these Background Checks is regulated by the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA"), and the background reports resulting from these services are considered "consumer reports" under FCRA. Consumer reports may contain information on your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living, including, but not limited to, consumer credit, criminal history, workers' compensation, driving, employment, military, civil, and educational data and reports.
Pet & Tie will receive a copy of each Background Check and will send a copy of the results to the member if the check returns any criminal or motor vehicle history. You are responsible for making sure that the email address you provide to Pet & Tie is correct, knowing that sensitive information will be sent to it. Pet & Tie may cancel or delete a member’s account that has a criminal record at its sole discretion. Pet & Tie has no obligation to inform users about deleting or canceling their accounts. The results of any Criminal, MVR, or Criminal + MVR Background Check that returns any criminal or motor vehicle history will not be shared with other users.
Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information:
Pet & Tie is not in the business of selling your information. We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
With Other Registered Members
If you are a Registered Member, your Pet & Tie profile may be made available to other Registered Members. Some information on your profile will be visible by all members such as username, first name, last name, friend list and photos. In addition, your pet’s information will be visible by all members such as name, type, breed, gender, weight, height, date of birth and behavior. However, members have the option to keep photos visible to friends only by turning the “Privacy Options” on.
If you connect, share or link your Pet & Tie account on other social media Sites such as Facebook and Twitter we may allow any of your Facebook and Twitter friends who have connected, shared or linked accounts to Pet & Tie on Facebook to see that you are a Registered Member. In addition, other Registered Members who have connected, shared, linked accounts to Pet & Tie on Facebook will be able to see if you are friends with any of their Facebook friends or if you share certain affinities or interests with them.
In addition, other Registered Members of Pet & Tie may search for you by username, name, email address, location or other information available on your profile. If they do, your name or username and profile photo will appear in the search results list and the searcher may contact you through the application by sending a friend request or sending a message on the chat feature. No other Personal Information on the application will be shared with the Registered Members. However, some non-personal information you post to the Pet & Tie application will be available to all members of your network, including your location, photos and comments posted.
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties:
Pet & Tie may from time to time hire or partner with other companies to perform certain business-related functions which may include, but are not limited to, mailing information, maintaining databases, analyzing data, marketing campaigns, promotions and processing payments. If we do employ or partner with another company to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information necessary to perform their specific function, and they are limited to using such information for the benefit of Pet & Tie and only for the purposes for which they were engaged.
As we develop our business, we might sell, buy or merge businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Pet & Tie may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation or a government request, (ii) verify compliance with or enforce our Terms of Service or protect and defend the rights or property of Pet & Tie, users of the Site or others (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
Links to Other Web Sites:
Pet & Tie takes reasonable steps (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Pet & Tie uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions. Please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. No Internet or e-mail transmission or electronic storage of information is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, information sent to or from this Site via email may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send via the Site. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Pet & Tie via the Internet.
Other Terms and Conditions:
Your access to and use of this Site is subject to the Terms of Service. Please review our Terms of Service in their entirety. Our Terms of Service can be accessed here.
Access to Information; Contacting Pet & Tie:
You may contact us as at contact@GoPetie.com