Pupalup is committed to providing visitors with a powerful, useful and appropriate on-line experience, while at the same time protecting users from unexpected use of personally identifiable information. Like other web publishers, we collect information from users in order to deliver more effective content and advertising, but only within the limits specified in this policy and by law.
Minors under the age of 18 may not use this website. We do not collect or maintain information from anyone known to be under the age of 18, and no part of this website is designed to attract anyone under the age of 18. Pupalup does not sell products intended for purchase by children. In certain instances, we may offer information concerning children's products for purchase by adults. If you are under 18, you may only use Pupalup under the supervision of a parent or guardian.
2. Collection of Personal Information
In connection with certain Services, Pupalup may collect personally identifiable information that you provide, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. With other Services, Pupalup collects non-personally identifiable demographic information such as your zip code, age, interests or gender. Some sites may collect a combination of this information.For example, we may collect information from: registration for Pupalup vouchers, sweepstakes and contest registrations or submissions, promotional voting and polling activities, registration for mobile updates or from other interactive areas of our website. In connection with our current and planned electronic sales services, you may be asked to provide information, including credit card information, that is necessary to complete a transaction that you have initiated and requested. Pupalup does not obtain or retain credit card account information, but uses third parties to process this information.There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Pupalup, such as your IP address, browser type, domain name, access time and referring website addresses. Please keep in mind that if you disclose personally identifiable information through our chat room, message boards or other public on-line forums, this information may be collected and used by others accessing those sites. Pupalup does not monitor or collect information you disclose inside on-line public forums nor does it accept any liability associated with your voluntary disclosure of same.Pupalup requests you to review the privacy statements and policies of other websites you choose to link to or from Pupalup, so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and store your information. Pupalup is not responsible for the privacy statements, policies or content of other websites, including websites you link to or from our co-branded sites. Websites containing co-branding (referencing our name and a third party's name) contain content delivered by the third party and not Pupalup.
3. Use of Your Personal Information
To gain a better understanding of our users and their usage pattern as a whole
• Site administration and troubleshooting
• Process e-commerce transactions, contest entries and other matters you initiate
• Identify preferences in content and advertising
• Target editorial, advertising or other content (such as promotions, special offers or other content) we think might be of interest to you
• Notify you of new deals and offerings available through the Pupalup Site.
• To communicate changes and improvements to our website or any registration you have made
• Provide your contact information to third party merchants when you expressly indicate an interest in receiving advertising or promotional materials from such third party merchants.
• With Pupalup vouchers, Pupalup may provide your information to third parties who provide the vouchers. Third parties may use this information to verify the authenticity of vouchers provided through Pupalup.
4. Cookies: What are they and why are they needed?
5. Opting Out
We respect your right to choose whether to share information with us or any third party. You may choose to "opt out" of sharing personal information. During registration, you can uncheck the box relating to this statement: "YES! Please notify me of exclusive specials and discounts. Pupalup will offer you our exclusive specials and discounts from our vendors." Any e-mails sent to you will also contain a link in which you can easily unsubscribe to future distribution.
7. Protection of Personal Information
Pupalup utilizes encryption/security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure of accidental loss, alteration or destruction. Pupalup limits employee access to confidential information and limits the use and disclosure of such information to authorized person, processes and transactions.
8. IP Addresses
Pupalup logs IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes and to determine site usage. Your IP address does not contain personal information about you.
9. Notice of Privacy Rights to California Residents
California law requires that we provide you with a summary of your privacy rights under the California Online Privacy Protection Act (the "Act") and the California Business and Professions Code. As required by the Act, we will provide you with the categories of personally identifiable information that we collect through this website and the categories of third party persons or entities with whom such personally identifiable information may be shared for direct marketing purposes at your request. California law requires us to inform you, at your request, (1) the categories of personally identifiable information we collect and what third parties we share that information with; (2) the names and addresses of those third parties; and (3) examples of the products marketed by those companies. The Act further requires us to allow you to control who you do not want us to share that information with. To obtain this information, please send a request by email or standard mail to the address found below. When contacting us, please indicate your name, address, email address, and what personally identifiable information you do not want us to share with third parties. The request should be sent to the attention of our legal department, and labeled "California Customer Choice Notice." Please allow thirty (30) days for a response. Also, please note that there is no charge for controlling the sharing of your personally identifiable information or requesting this notice.
By using the Sites you agree that we are not responsible for (i) any disclosure of your personal information made by you to a third party through your use of the Sites; (ii) any disclosure of your personal information obtained illegally from us; or (iii) any accidental disclosure of your personal information made by us.
13. Policy Changes