Who we are
Our website address is: http://thecaninelink.com.au.
Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement explains what personal data we collect from you and how we use it.
References to The Canine Link products and services in this statement include websites, apps, software, devices and other associated websites maintained by the company.
SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
When registering, ordering or purchasing on our site as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you provide such as your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, credit card information or other details relevant to requirements. The personal information collected will be used to provide a better service to you by matching your needs with relevant products and services.
When you browse our site or store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.
Email marketing: With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting us at TheCanineLink@gmail.com
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms and Conditions.
SECTION 4 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.
However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.
For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.
In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
SECTION 5 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is recommended to be processed via PayPal. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow requirements to the best of our ability to ensure a secure experience.
SECTION 6 – COOKIES
- Storing your Preferences and Settings
- Sign-in and Authentication
- Interest-Based Advertising
In addition to the cookies present when you visit our websites, third parties may also set cookies when you visit The Canine Link sites. In some cases, that is because we have hired the third party to provide services on our behalf, such as site analytics. In other cases, it is because our web pages contain content or ads from third parties, such as videos, news content or ads delivered by other ad networks. Because your browser connects to those third parties’ web servers to retrieve that content, those third parties are able to set or read their own cookies on your device and may collect information about your online activities across websites or online services. It is recommended to read, understand and familiarise yourself with any third parties’ privacy policies that apply to those third parties and not directly with The Canine Link.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but provide controls that allow you to block or delete them. Certain features of The Canine Link products and services depend on cookies. Please be aware that if you choose to block cookies some features may be disabled, some of our services may not function properly, you may not be able to sign in or use those features, and preferences that are dependent on cookies may be lost. If you choose to delete cookies, settings and preferences controlled by those cookies, including sign-in and advertising preferences, may be deleted and may need to be recreated.
SECTION 7 – GOOGLE ADVERTISING
Any advertisements served by Google, Inc., and affiliated companies may be controlled using cookies. These cookies allow Google to display ads based on your visits to this site and other sites that use Google advertising services. Learn how to opt out of Google’s cookie usage. Any tracking done by Google through cookies and other mechanisms is subject to Google’s own privacy policies.
SECTION 8 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact TheCanineLink@gmail.com.