Dog Republic company is an organization committed to excellence, integrity, and your privacy. Our mission is to earn and build your trust and confidence by promoting and upholding the highest standards concerning principles of disclosure and informed consent. This Privacy Policy is provided to inform you of the ways we gather, use, and protect information on republic.dog (“Website”). This Privacy Policy does not apply to any website “linked” to this Website or any third-party websites and services, and Dog Republic is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such other websites. By visiting our Website, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION COLLECTION

Please be aware that Dog Republic is committed to upholding the highest level of confidentiality and security. We will not collect any personal information about you except when specifically and knowingly provided by you.

ANONYMOUS INFORMATION

Anonymous information cannot be traced back to a specific individual. Our web servers automatically record the IP address (the general location where the user is logged) of each visitor to this Website and tracks how many people visit our Website. We use this type of anonymous information to administer our Website more effectively, personalize this Website for you, and gain general information about the backgrounds and sources of visitors.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal information identifies who you are. This is information that you personally and voluntarily provide as a result of a prompt on the Website. Such information includes, but is not limited to, your name, postal address, phone number, and email address. Credit card numbers may also be collected when online transactions occur through our Website.

ONLINE REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION

We collect information from you when you place an order, subscribe to a newsletter, fill out a form or enter information on our site. When you request information online from our Website, we ask for certain information in order to process your request. The information may include, but is not limited to, your name, postal address, phone number, email address, and other demographic information. Unless you “opt out,” we may also use that information to send you additional literature about Dog Republic in any format we choose.

ONLINE TRANSACTIONS

The information collected in an online transaction may include, but is not limited to, your name, credit card information, postal address, phone number, email address, and other demographic information. Because your privacy is of the utmost importance to us, we have taken steps to ensure that online transactions through our Website take place via encrypted secure servers. All the information you include and submit is passed through our encrypted secure servers through the use of PayU. With PayU your card is charged electronically, and your actual account number is never presented to the merchant from whom you made your purchase. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

COMMENTS

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

MEDIA

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

COOKIES

Cookies are small removable data files that can be placed on your computer by websites that you visit. The only personal information that a cookie can contain is information that you provide to us personally. Cookies are used to provide users with tighter security, customized content, tracking of orders and shopping cart items. Dog Republic uses cookies to gather and store personal information that is collected when online transactions occur on our Website, as well as passwords and preferences (used for secure login) visiting our Website.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select «Remember Me», your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Chrome or Safari) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled. It may make your site experience less efficient and some of our services will not function properly

EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

Dog Republic will not rent, sell, lease, or share personal information about you with other organizations, except in response to subpoenas, court orders, or privacy processes, or to establish and/or exercise our legal rights. 

CHILDREN’S POLICY

If you are under the age of sixteen, you must ask your parent or guardian before you email this Website, request that Dog Republic send any information to you, or purchase any resources on this Website.

OPT-OUT POLICY

To opt out of receiving emails or standard mail solicitations or other forms of contact from Dog Republic, send an email to e@republic.dog with “Opt-Out” in the subject line.

Please include your full name, mailing address and e-mail address. If we are able to locate your contact information based on the information you provide us, it will be removed from our databases and mailing lists.

UNSUBSCRIBE FROM OUR MAILINGS

If you desire to unsubscribe from our mailings, simply contact us via e-mail: e@republic.dog

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Dog Republic reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy without advance notice.

CONTACT US

If you have any further questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please r email us at e@republic.dog

COPYRIGHT POLICY

All information and or content provided by Dog Republic’s website is protected by copyright laws, this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use and is owned by Dog Republic. This information and or content includes, but is not limited to, graphics, images, photographs, audio clips, video clips, text, articles, documents and the Dog Republic logo.

You may not publish, modify, copy, distribute, sell, transfer, or reproduce in any way the material on this website without prior written permission from Dog Republic. You may not, without the permission of Dog Republic, mirror or frame any material which is contained on this website.

Dog Republic also prohibits unauthorized links to the site and reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames.

This site may contain links that will let you access other websites that are not under the control of Dog Republic. The links are only provided as a convenience, and Dog Republic does not endorse any of these sites. Dog Republic assumes no responsibility or liability for any material that may be accessed on other websites reached through this site, nor does Dog Republic make any representation regarding the quality of any product or service contained at any such site. Dog Republic has no responsibility or liability for any material on other websites that may contain links to this site.

The unauthorized use of any of the material contained on this website may violate certain copyright laws, trademark laws, communications regulations and statutes, and laws concerning privacy and publicity.

THIRD PARTY LINKS

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

 

ACCEPTANCE OF PRIVACY POLICY

 

The use of the Dog Republic website is subject to the terms of use as defined and governed by this copyright policy, which constitutes a legal binding agreement between you and Dog Republic. By using this website you hereby acknowledge that you have read, understood, and are in agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use as defined and governed by this copyright policy.

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

The servers and databases in which information may be stored may be located outside the country from which you accessed this website and in a country that does not have the same privacy laws as your country of residence. The personal information you provide us may be transmitted abroad, but we will collect, process and use personal information only in accordance with this privacy statement.

 

 

October 2018.