Your privacy is important to us. We want you to feel comfortable using PetHINTS.com or any of the HINTS.com network websites (hereafter refered to as "HINTS"). To complete any transaction some information must be gathered. We feel that users of HINTS should understand what is done with this information.
In the course of any transaction, what information does PetHINTS.com or HINTS.com network websites gather?
What does PetHINTS.com or HINTS.com network websites do with the information ?
HINTS uses the information it gathers in order to provide you with the best online experience possible. As you might expect, contact information is used to contact you concerning your potential purchase and our company. Payment information is used to validate your identity and to bill you for the services and products you order. Information on your online sessions is used to allocate system resources and to ensure compliance with HINTS policies.
Terms and Conditions of Use.
Information on your communications with HINTS is used to address the issues raised by your communications. In addition, when you create a customer account with HINTS you automatically have subscribed for a newsletter or similar updates, HINTS may from time to time send out mailings regarding the operation of its service and other goods and services that it believes may be of interest to you and annually confirm your email address. Once you have received HINTS newsletter, you may optout at anytime.
Does PetHINTS.com or HINTS.com share subscriber information with third parties?
HINTS will NOT share or disclose information regarding its subscribers except in extraordinary circumstances, as mentioned above (see "What Information Does PetHINTS.com or HINTS.com network websites Gather?").
How can I correct or update my information?
You may correct that information by login to Your Account.
What Happens to the Information if I Leave PetHINTS.com or HINTS.com network websites ?
If you ever leave HINTS will normally delete Your Account, approximately twenty-four months from your last visit, unless we are under a legal obligation to retain it. We preserve Account information for this short period of time in the event you wish to reactivate Your Account and retain your previous e-mail address. However, in the event of any accounting irregularities, HINTS reserves the right to retain your contact and billing information as necessary to resolve the matter.
How you can access or correct your information
You can access, review and correct all your personally information by a login to Your Account. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
Protecting your privacy and your information is a top priority at HINTS. We have taken careful measures to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of your information. Once we receive your information that was entered into our web site, it is stored behind a firewall. Your information is in a secure area with limited access.
Questions about privacy.
PetHINTS.com and HINTS.com network websites conform to the Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003, 2004, 2005.