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Privacy Policy

The National Canine Cancer Foundation is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to our website. By using The National Canine Cancer Foundation, you consent to the policies and practices described in this Statement.

Your data will be stored and processed in whole or in part in the United States. If you access The National Canine Cancer Foundation outside the United States, your usage of this site constitutes consent to the transfer of your data out of your country and to the United States.

Our site contains links to other website(s) over which we have no control. The National Canine Cancer Foundation is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of external websites to which you choose to link from our web site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This Privacy Statement applies solely to the information we collect on The National Canine Cancer Foundation and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion. The National Canine Cancer Foundation is owned and operated by the National Canine Cancer Foundation.

Use of Text, Graphics, Images, Logos, Software, Code, and Related Material All text, graphics, images, logos, button icons, code, software, and related material is © 2009 National Canine Cancer Foundation with all rights reserved or is licensed from The National Canine Cancer Foundation's sponsors or clients. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on the site is the exclusive property of The National Canine Cancer Foundation and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. Unauthorized use of the site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may not sell or modify the contents of The National Canine Cancer Foundation or webpages hosted by the The National Canine Cancer Foundation contest engine or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the site in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of The National Canine Cancer Foundation or its content on any other website, or in a networked computer environment, for any purpose is prohibited unless authorized by The National Canine Cancer Foundation.

Your Information

The National Canine Cancer Foundation may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card number, contact information, billing information, and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In some areas, The National Canine Cancer Foundation collects or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender and interests. In addition, The National Canine Cancer Foundation may indirectly collect information about you when you use certain third party services on our web site.

We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by The National Canine Cancer Foundation. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses.

The National Canine Cancer Foundation may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, and preferential and/or life style information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving email from The National Canine Cancer Foundation or its sponsor(s) and other communications about particular products or services.

Merchants can correct or update their registration profile at any time. Moreover, you can delete your profile from our online database or close your account at any time, in which event we will remove all our copies of your registration profile information except for an archival copy which is not accessible on the Internet.

Use of Information by The National Canine Cancer Foundation We use the information we gather on our web site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the The National Canine Cancer Foundation website, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer.

We will not share, survey or collect your email address and profile data with any third party organization except for the deployment of relevant content originally authorized and published by The National Canine Cancer Foundation or its sponsor(s).

We may use your contact information in order to send you upon opt-in subscription request, e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the The National Canine Cancer Foundation website, such as new sweepstakes contests and related news which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you. In addition, at the time of registration for The National Canine Cancer Foundation, you have the option to elect to receive additional communications, information from The National Canine Cancer Foundation relating to topics that may be of special interest to you.

We have an area where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in this area becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or contact you for further information.

Disclosure of Information to Others

We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of The National Canine Cancer Foundation website except for our sponsor(s). We may only disclose such information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure except when you choose to enter/register/add a contest to your profile. For example, if you indicate that you would like to receive information about the products or services of The National Canine Cancer Foundation or its sponsor(s) at the time you register, we or our sponsor(s) reserves the right to send you an e-mail regarding promotional offers or eNewsletters of which you may opt-out or unsubscribe at any time. We may use data we have about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in other products or services provided by The National Canine Cancer Foundation or its sponsor(s). However, this information will be sent only upon your opt-in request.

We will not disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf unless previously authorized by our terms stated above. Examples may include hosting our web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party. We may disclose such information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect the rights or property of The National Canine Cancer Foundation or its affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public.

Information gathered on a page or contest page, or on a co-branded page may become the property of the sponsor(s) or of both The National Canine Cancer Foundation and the sponsor(s). In that instance, the use of such information by the other company may be subject to the privacy policy of that sponsor and, in any event, The National Canine Cancer Foundation is not responsible for that sponsor's use of your personal or demographic information.

Federal, State, or Local Emergency

In the event of a national emergency or other similarly urgent situation, The National Canine Cancer Foundation reserves the right to fully cooperate with the requests of government authorities and agencies and disclose to those entities all website user information and databases collected, compiled and/or maintained by The National Canine Cancer Foundation.

Correcting, Updating or Changing Selections Regarding Your Personally Identifiable Information Once you provide personally identifiable information to The National Canine Cancer Foundation via The National Canine Cancer Foundation, you may review, correct, update or change your registration profile information at any time.

If you opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from The National Canine Cancer Foundation or sponsor(s) at the time you registered, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by emailing us here, or selecting "unsubscribe" from the email you received. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in at any time.

The National Canine Cancer Foundation's Use of Cookies Unlike many other Internet websites, The National Canine Cancer Foundation DOES NOT utilize "cookies" to automatically track and store anonymous preferential information about you as you use and navigate The National Canine Cancer Foundation. "Cookies" are alphanumeric identifiers in the form of text files that are inserted and stored on your hard drive by your web browser. Cookies track your personal preferences and activities, but in no way contain or refer to any personally identifiable information. However, The National Canine Cancer Foundation does use Session Variables which does track user activity for a particular user session. Once a user exits a browser session, the slate is wiped clean and the system no longer tracks user activity except for activity that was saved by the The National Canine Cancer Foundation system per the user's request.

Security of Your Submissions and Transmissions The National Canine Cancer Foundation utilizes its best efforts to protect the security of any information submitted or transmitted by you via The National Canine Cancer Foundation, including, but not limited to, personally identifiable information. However, in the unlikely event that an unauthorized third party compromises The National Canine Cancer Foundation's security system, The National Canine Cancer Foundation is not responsible for any occurrences or damages directly or indirectly caused by an unauthorized third party's ability to view, use or disseminate your submissions or transmissions or your personally identifiable information.

Links to other websites (aka Link Partners) from or to The National Canine Cancer Foundation The National Canine Cancer Foundation may contain links (aka Link Partners) to other websites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to The National Canine Cancer Foundation or webpages hosted by the The National Canine Cancer Foundation contest engine. The National Canine Cancer Foundation makes no representations or warranties about, nor is it responsible for, the privacy practices of other Link Partner websites. When you enter a linked website, The National Canine Cancer Foundation encourages you to read the privacy policy of that linked website, as its privacy policy may differ substantially from that of this Privacy Policy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The National Canine Cancer Foundation developed this Privacy Policy as a manifestation of our firm commitment to disclose our current privacy and confidentiality policies to you. However, the Internet is rapidly evolving. With this in mind, The National Canine Cancer Foundation reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time in its sole discretion and without notice.

Any information we collect from you is subject only to our most current Privacy Policy. You are advised and encouraged to visit The National Canine Cancer Foundation on a regular basis to review our most current Privacy Policy, and review any changes that may have been made. Unless you elect to opt-out of our Privacy Policy, you agree to be bound by our most current Privacy Policy, including any changes that have been made since you originally provided The National Canine Cancer Foundation with information.

Your Questions, Comments & Complaints

The National Canine Cancer Foundation encourages you to provide The National Canine Cancer Foundation with feedback regarding this Privacy Policy. If you have questions, comments or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please email us. If you feel that The National Canine Cancer Foundation is not abiding by this Privacy Policy at any time, please immediately contact us via email.

Miscellaneous

If any portion of this Privacy Policy is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable by any arbitrator, this Privacy Policy as a whole shall not be deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, but only that portion of this Privacy Policy that is unlawful, void or unenforceable shall be stricken from this Privacy Policy.

The headings contained in this Privacy Policy are for convenience of reference only, are not to be considered a part of this Privacy Policy, and shall not limit or otherwise affect in any way the meaning or interpretation of this Privacy Policy.

All covenants, agreements, representations and warranties made in this Privacy Policy, as may be amended by The National Canine Cancer Foundation from time to time, shall survive your opting out of this Privacy Policy and the termination of this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy represents the entire understanding and agreement between you and The National Canine Cancer Foundation regarding the subject matter of this Privacy Policy, and supersedes all other previous agreements, understandings and/or representations regarding the same.


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