Privacy Policy

Policy Updated on October 31, 2017

 

SECTION 1 - WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?

When you purchase something from our store (The Pet Boutique), as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information that you give us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our web site (Pet Quest) or store (The Pet Boutique), 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 (if applicable): 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, arrange for a delivery 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 support@pet-quest.com or mailing us at: Pet Quest 174 Division Street, Suite 12, Kingston, ON, K7L 3M8, Canada

SECTION 3 - DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required to do so only by law or if you violate our Terms of Service. We will at no other time sell, give, or disclose your personal information. At Pet Quest we value our customer’s and site visitor’s right to privacy.

SECTION 4 - SHOP

Our store is hosted on a shared server. They provide us with the necessary security and online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.

Anonymous usage data is stored through our website software and data storage, databases. This data is stored on a secure server behind a firewall.

SECTION 5 - PAYMENTS

At no time does Pet Quest process payments through our website. We use services from PayPal and Stripe. Both of these companies offer the highest security to protect the information that they gather to process your payments for products purchased on Pet Quest.

Please read their respective Terms of Use and Privacy Statements for more information.

SECTION 6 - 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 in 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.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

SECTION 7 - LINKS

When you click on links on our website or store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 8 - 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.

Credit and Debit Card transactions are performed by our Third-Party Payment Gateways. Please read their Terms of Use and Privacy Statements for more information.

SECTION 9 - COOKIES

Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not.

  • session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Pet Quest to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc). No personal information is collected.
  • petquest_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits. A statistical cookie. No personal information is collected.
  • petquest_uniq, no data held, expires at midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer. A statistical cookie. No personal information is collected.
  • cart, a unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.
  • secure_session_id, a unique token, sessional
  • storefront_digest, a unique token, indefinite if the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

SECTION 10 - 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.

SECTION 11 - CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it occasionally. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you by administrative email that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

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 our Privacy Compliance Officer at support@pet-quest.com or by mail at Pet Quest, Privacy Compliance Officer, 174 Division Street, Suite 12, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3M8, Canada

 

Policy Updated on October 31, 2017

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