Terms of Use and Policies

Terms of Use

WeNeedPets.com and its affiliated sites (collectively, the “Site”) are owned and operated by WeNeedPets and its affiliates (“WeNeedPets”, the “Company”, “we”, or “us”). Access to and use of the Website and the services, features, content and applications offered by WeNeedPets (together with the Website, the “Services”) are subject to these terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Use”). Before accessing or using the Services, please read these Terms of Use carefully. You are required to accept the Terms of Use (including any additional terms and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink) to use the Services. These Terms apply to all users of the Services. If you do not agree to these terms of use,

Except as otherwise described in the Disputes section below, you agree that disputes between you and us will be resolved by binding, individual arbitration by using the Services, and you waive your right to participate in a class action lawsuit or class-wide arbitration. By using the website, you expressly acknowledge that you have read and understood the disputes section of the terms of use.

The content provided is for general information purposes only and may not take into account your unique, personal circumstances and needs. WeNeedPets does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, doctor, products, procedures, opinions or other information that may be mentioned in the Services. The content may be revised, modified or updated at any time. You acknowledge and agree that if you rely on or take any action in violation of your agreement with us, you do so at your sole and exclusive risk and WeNeedPets shall have no responsibility or liability to you whatsoever.

Not veterinary advice

The services made available via the website are provided for informational purposes only. The Services do not provide medical or veterinary advice. The Services are not a medical, veterinary, healthcare or wellness service. The Services are not a substitute for the professional judgment of a veterinarian or other medical professional and are not intended in any way to override professional veterinary advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please consult your veterinarian or other qualified health care provider if you have any questions about a pet’s medical condition. If you think your pet or an animal may be experiencing a medical emergency, please call your veterinarian, animal control, PETA, or 911 immediately.

You further acknowledge and agree that communications on or through the Services, including without limitation, User Contributions, whether with content providers or other users, are at your own risk and are not covered by any privilege or confidentiality obligation that may apply should you obtain your own professional advice (eg from a vet)

Content

The term “Content” or “content” as used in these Terms of Use includes, without limitation, articles, information, data, text, photographs, videos, audio clips, written posts, comments, software, scripts, graphics and interactive features generated, provided or otherwise made accessible on or through the Services, and also includes all User Contributions (as defined below). Content is considered part of the “Services” as used in these Terms of Use.

We do not warrant that any Content will be made available through the Services, or that any Content accessed by you is or will continue to be accurate. You acknowledge that all Content accessed by you through the Services is at your own risk and you shall be solely responsible for any damage or loss to you or any other party arising therefrom.

We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to (i) remove, modify, alter or otherwise manipulate any Content in our sole discretion, at any time, without notice to you and for any reason (including, but not limited) to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities in relation to such Content or if we are concerned that you have breached this User Agreement), or for no reason whatsoever and (ii) to any Content from the Services.

Subject to these Terms of Use, we grant to each user of the Services a worldwide, non-exclusive, revocable, non-sublicensable and non-transferable license to locally view, print, download and display Content, to the extent that we have such rights keep. , solely for purposes of using the services. Use, reproduction, modification, distribution or storage of any Content for purposes other than using the Services for your personal use as described herein is expressly prohibited without prior written permission from us. You may not sell, license, rent or otherwise use or exploit any Content in violation of these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, for any commercial use or in any way that violates any third party right.

User Contributions

All Content added, created, uploaded, submitted, distributed or posted to the Services by users (collectively “User Contributions”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who created such User Contribution. Any User Contribution you post to the Services will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.

You represent that all User Contributions provided by you are accurate, complete, current and in compliance with these Terms of Use and all applicable laws, rules and regulations. You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions that you submit or contribute, and you have full responsibility for such User Contributions, including their legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness, and for the consequences of posting such User Contributions.

User Contributions must comply with all applicable federal, state, local and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions may not: (a) contain any material that is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable; (b) promotes sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence or discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; (c) infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person; (d) violates the legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy) of others or contains any material that may give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable laws or regulations or that may otherwise be in violation of these Terms of Use; (e) is likely to mislead any person; (f) promotes any illegal activity, or advocates, promotes or assists any illegal act; (g) causes annoyance, inconvenience or unnecessary anxiety or is likely to upset, harass, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person; (h) Impersonate any person or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization; (i) promote commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter or advertising;

And including after termination of your account or the services. For clarity, the foregoing license grant includes our right to distribute, display, perform and otherwise use the User Contributions in connection with materials provided by our affiliates and partners, and you shall not be entitled to any payment or other compensation for such use. To the extent that any User Contributions you submit include your name, likeness, voice or photograph (or any of the foregoing of your pet or other animal), you acknowledge and agree that this license shall apply to the same and you hereby release and hold harmless WeNeedPets from (i) all claims for invasion of privacy, publicity or defamation, (ii) any liability or other claims by virtue of any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion or other use or exploitation of your name, image or likeness, and (iii) any liability for claims made in connection with your content, name, image or likeness. You grant each user of the Services a non-exclusive, perpetual license to access your User Contributions through the Services, including after your termination of your Account or the Services. You represent and warrant that you own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the licenses granted above. Except where prohibited by applicable law, by submitting User Contributions through the Services, you waive and agree not to assert any copyright or “moral” right or claim arising from our modification of the User Contributions or any photograph( ‘s), footage, illustrations, statements or other work contained in the User Contributions. and (iii) any liability for claims made in connection with your content, name, image or likeness. You grant each user of the Services a non-exclusive, perpetual license to access your User Contributions through the Services, including after your termination of your Account or the Services. You represent and warrant that you own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the licenses granted above. Except where prohibited by applicable law, by submitting User Contributions through the Services, you waive and agree not to assert any copyright or “moral” right or claim arising from our modification of the User Contributions or any photograph( ‘s), footage, illustrations, statements or other work contained in the User Contributions. and (iii) any liability for claims made in connection with your content, name, image or likeness. You grant each user of the Services a non-exclusive, perpetual license to access your User Contributions through the Services, including after your termination of your Account or the Services. You represent and warrant that you own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the licenses granted above. Except where prohibited by applicable law, by submitting User Contributions through the Services, you waive and agree not to assert any copyright or “moral” right or claim arising from our modification of the User Contributions or any photograph( ‘s), footage, illustrations, statements or other work contained in the User Contributions. You grant each user of the Services a non-exclusive, perpetual license to access your User Contributions through the Services, including after your termination of your Account or the Services. You represent and warrant that you own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the licenses granted above. Except where prohibited by applicable law, by submitting User Contributions through the Services, you waive and agree not to assert any copyright or “moral” right or claim arising from our modification of the User Contributions or any photograph( ‘s), images, illustrations, statements or other work contained in the User Contributions. You grant each user of the Services a non-exclusive, perpetual license to access your User Contributions through the Services, including after your termination of your Account or the Services. You represent and warrant that you own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the licenses granted above. Except where prohibited by applicable law, by submitting User Contributions through the Services, you waive and agree not to assert any copyright or “moral” right or claim arising from our modification of the User Contributions or any photograph( ‘s), images, illustrations, statements or other work contained in the User Contributions. including after your termination of your account or the services. You represent and warrant that you own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the licenses granted above. Except where prohibited by applicable law, by submitting User Contributions through the Services, you waive and agree not to assert any copyright or “moral” right or claim arising from our modification of the User Contributions or any photograph( ‘s), images, illustrations, statements or other work contained in the User Contributions. including after your termination of your account or the services. You represent and warrant that you own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the licenses granted above. Except where prohibited by applicable law,

You acknowledge that use of any User Contributions accessed via the Services is at your own risk to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. We are not responsible for, and we do not endorse, the opinions, advice, suggestions or recommendations posted or sent by users in any User Contributions and we specifically disclaim any liability in connection therewith to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law.

We have the right to:

  • Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any or no reason at our sole discretion.
  • Take any action with respect to any User Contribution that we deem necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including if we believe that such User Contribution violates these Terms of Use, including the content standards below, any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity, the personal safety of users of the services or may threaten the public or create liability for the company.
  • Disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you infringes their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy.
  • Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Services.
  • Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Services for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms of Use.

Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or ordering us to disclose the identity or other information related to anyone who posts any material on or through the Services . You waive and hold harmless the Company and its affiliates, licensors and service providers from any claims arising from any action taken by any of the foregoing parties during or as a result of its investigations and from any actions taken as a result of investigations by either the company/such parties or law enforcement authorities.

Notwithstanding our rights set forth above, we cannot and do not undertake to review all User Contributions before or after they are posted on the Services and cannot ensure that objectionable material is removed immediately after it is posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any actions or inactions regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for the performance or non-performance of the activities described in this section entitled “User Contributions”.

You may use the Services only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the Services:

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local or international laws or regulations.
  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information or otherwise.
  • To transmit or obtain any advertising or promotional material, including any “junk mail”, “chain letter” or “spam” or any other similar solicitation.
  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate WeNeedPets, a WeNeedPets employee, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses or screen names associated with any of the foregoing).
  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Services, or that, as determined by us, may harm WeNeedPets or users of the Services or expose them to liability.

In addition, you agree not to:

  • “Scrape” or split data or Content from the Services (whether manually or automatically) for any commercial, marketing or data compilation or enhancement purposes.
  • Submit any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the Services, the server on which the Services are stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Services.
  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper operation of the Services.

Privacy

Your use of the Services, and the use of any information collected by us through your use of the Services is subject to the privacy policy located here:  Privacy Policy  , which is incorporated as part of these Terms of Use.

Some of your activities on and through the Services are public. If you choose to provide information using certain public features of the Services, then that information is controlled by the privacy settings of those specific features and may be publicly available. Individuals who read such information may use or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge, and search engines may index that information. We urge you to think carefully about including any specific information you consider private in content you create or information you submit through the Services. We are not responsible or liable for any information disclosed pursuant to the public features of the Services.

Intellectual property

The Services (including, without limitation, all content, other than your own User Contributions, owned by you subject to our license rights as described further herein) are the property of WeNeedPets, or its affiliates, partners or licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark – and other laws. You agree not to modify, reproduce, rebroadcast, distribute, distribute, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material without the written permission of WeNeedPets. WeNeedPets grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited license to use the Services for your own personal, non-commercial purposes subject to these Terms of Use. You will comply with all copyright notices, information and restrictions contained in any content accessed through the Services.

The trademarks, logos, trade names and service marks, whether registered or unregistered (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed in the Services are trademarks of WeNeedPets and its third party partners and licensors. Nothing contained in the Services shall be construed as granting by implication or otherwise any license or right to use any Trademark displayed in the Services without the written consent of WeNeedPets.

Any unauthorized use (including any commercial use) of the Services and/or Content, including trademarks, will violate the intellectual property rights of WeNeedPets (and/or its third party partners and licensors) and will be subject to WeNeedPets (and/or its third party -partners and licensors) full legal rights and remedies.

About our contributors

Content providers are independent contractor contributors to the Services. WeNeedPets does not represent or warrant that any contributor has attained any specific level of expertise or knowledge or possesses any specific qualifications or credentials, without limitation, with respect to the subject matter to which their contributions relate.

To the extent that we refer to each of these contributors as an expert, please understand that we rely on the information they provide us and we are not obligated to endorse any information they provide, or their qualifications or credentials. not independently verify or attempt to confirm. WeNeedPets is also under no obligation to monitor or independently research or verify any content they contribute. Contributors, even if characterized as experts, are not employees of WeNeedPets or its affiliates and WeNeedPets cannot and does not represent or warrant the accuracy, completeness or veracity of the qualifications or credentials of any contributor, or of any other users of the Services do not.

Third Party Links

We may provide links to third party services as a convenience to you. Any use by you of any products or services offered by any third parties is at your own risk. We are not responsible for the content of any such third party advertisements or linked websites. Before purchasing any third-party products or services described on the Site, you are advised to verify prices, product quality and other information necessary to make an informed purchase. Neither WeNeedPets nor its parent or any of its subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, agents, representatives or licensors shall have any liability arising from your use or purchase of third party products or services, even if based on the information provided by the Services are provided, and we will not receive or review complaints about such purchases. We make no representations or warranties with respect to such third-party products and services. Please read any terms and policies that may apply to the third-party products and services.

Our right to amend these terms of use

We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time. You should check this page regularly to ensure you are aware of the most recent terms. The changes will appear on the website and will be effective when we post the changes. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you of such changes by sending you an email or by posting a notice of the change in a prominent place on the Site. Your continued use of the Services means that you agree to and accept the changes.

Feedback

If you send us your creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans or other materials, whether online, by email, by post, or otherwise (collectively, “Comments”), you agree that we may at any time, without limitation fully exploit in any medium any comments you provide to us. Comments are not confidential. We are and will be under no obligation (1) to pay compensation for any Comments; or (2) to respond to any comments.

Social media and engagement

The Services may provide certain social media features. You may use these features only as provided by us and only in relation to the Content with which they are displayed. We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable, personal and non-transferable license to create hyperlinks to the Site and to use the social media features as long as: (a) the links include text only; and do not use any of our trademarks; (b) the links and the content on your website and social media do not indicate any affiliation with WeNeedPets or cause any other confusion; and (c) the links and the content on your website or social media do not portray WeNeedPets or its services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise offensive matter, and do not contain content that is illegal, is offensive, obscene, indecent, lewd, dirty, violent, threatening, harassing or abusive, or that violates any right of any third party. You may not establish a link to this Site or the Services from any website or social media account that is not owned by you, or for which you do not have proper legal authority to establish a link. The Website and Services must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website or the Services other than the home page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to suspend or prohibit linking to the Site and Services for any reason, without prior notice or any liability of any kind to you or any third party. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our sole discretion. You may not establish a link to this Site or the Services from any website or social media account that is not owned by you, or for which you do not have proper legal authority to establish a link. The Website and Services must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website or the Services other than the home page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to suspend or prohibit linking to the Site and Services for any reason, without prior notice or any liability of any kind to you or any third party. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our sole discretion. You may not establish a link to this Site or the Services from any website or social media account that is not owned by you, or for which you do not have proper legal authority to establish a link. The Website and Services may not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website or the Services other than the home page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to suspend or prohibit linking to the Website and Services for any reason, without prior notice or any liability of any kind to you or any third party. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our sole discretion. The Website and Services may not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Website or the Services other than the home page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to suspend or prohibit linking to the Website and Services for any reason, without prior notice or any liability of any kind to you or any third party. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our sole discretion. The Website and Services may not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site or the Services other than the home page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to suspend or prohibit linking to the Website and Services for any reason, without prior notice or any liability of any kind to you or any third party. We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our sole discretion.

Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the services are provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability. or fitness for a particular purpose, except those warranties which are imposed by and are not capable of exclusion, limitation or modification under the laws applicable to these terms of use. We do not endorse, represent, warrant, and are not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any content, user contribution, opinion, advice, or statement contained in or accessible through the Services. The content, user contributions, information, facts and opinions provided,

Your use of the Services is at your own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, WeNeedPets or any of its subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, agents, representatives, employees, directors, advisors or licensees (including our independent contractor contributors) shall not in any event be liable to you or anyone else be liable for any claim, loss or injury or any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive or similar damages of any kind, including, without limitation, lost profits, lost revenue, lost contributions, loss of goodwill, lost savings, loss of data, service interruption, computer damage, system failure, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based on contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability, product liability, or otherwise, arising out of your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, the services or arising out of any action taken in response to or as a result of any of the services, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, and event if a limited remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use and any disputes arising out of or relating to the Site shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (without regard to conflict of law principles).

Dispute

You agree that all disputes between you and us or any of our officers, directors or employees acting in their capacity as such (whether or not such dispute involves a third party) relating to your relationship with us, including without limitation disputes related to these Terms of Use, your use of the Services and/or rights of privacy and/or publicity, will be resolved by binding, individual arbitration among the jams, inc. (“jams”) rules for arbitration of consumer-related disputes. The arbitration will take place in Boston, Massachusetts. notwithstanding any provision of applicable law, the arbitrator shall not have authority to award damages, remedies or awards inconsistent with these Terms of Use. You and we hereby expressly waive trial by jury; provided, however, that we or you may seek injunctive or other equitable relief in any state or federal court having jurisdiction to grant it in the event of an actual or threatened infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property rights. discovery and rights to appeal in arbitration are generally more limited than in a lawsuit, and other rights that you and we would have in court may not be available in arbitration.

As an alternative, you may file your claim in your local small claims court (to the extent permitted), unless such action is transferred, removed or appealed to another court. You may only bring claims on your own behalf. Neither you nor we will participate in a class action or class-wide arbitration for any claims covered by this agreement to arbitrate. You waive your right to participate as a class representative or class member in any class claim you may have against us, including without limitation any right to class arbitration or any consolidation of individual arbitration. You also agree not to participate in claims brought in a private attorney general or representative capacity, or consolidated claims involving another person’s account, if we are a party to the proceeding.

You agree that, regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of, relating to, or related to the use of the Services or these Terms of Use must be brought within one (1) year after such claim become of action has arisen or be forever barred.

If you do not wish to be bound by the arbitration and class action waiver provisions in this Dispute section, you must notify us in writing within thirty (30) days of the date you first accept these Terms of Use (unless a longer period is required by applicable law), and then you must litigate any disputes against us in accordance with Massachusetts law. Your written notice must be mailed to us at the address set forth at the end of these Terms of Use. If you do not notify us in accordance with this paragraph, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Dispute Section, including without limitation the arbitration and class action waiver provisions, and further the inclusion of such provisions in any revision we make to these Terms of Use after the date of your first acceptance. Such notification must include: (i) your name; (ii) your email and postal address, and (iii) a statement that you do not want to resolve disputes with us through arbitration or waive your ability to participate in a class action. If we make any changes to this Dispute Section (other than a change to the address where we will receive notices or rejections of future changes to this Dispute Section), you may reject any such change by sending us written notice within thirty (30) ) days of the change, to the address set out at the end of these Terms of Use. There is no need to send us a rejection of a future change to this Dispute Section if you have properly opted out within the first thirty (30) days after you first accepted the terms in this Dispute Section . If you have not properly opted out, then by rejecting a future change,

No injunctive relief

In no event shall you seek or be entitled to rescission, injunctive or other equitable relief, or to prevent the operation of the Services, the exploitation of any advertising or other material issued in connection therewith, or the exploitation of any Content or other material to prevent or limit what is used. or displayed by the Services.

Waiver and Severability

No waiver by WeNeedPets of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure by WeNeedPets to exercise any right or provision to assert under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision will be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent so that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will be in full force and effect. power and effect continue.

Full agreement

The Terms of Use constitute the sole and complete agreement between you and WeNeedPets with respect to the Services and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the Services. In the event of a conflict between the English language version of the Terms and any foreign language translation versions thereof, the English language version of the Terms shall control and govern.

California Residents

Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California residents are entitled to the following specific consumer rights information: you may contact the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the Department of Consumer Affairs by mail at: 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite 112, Sacramento, California 95834, or by phone at (916) 445-1254. Their website is located at:  http://www.dca.ca.gov  .

Communication

We may give you notice via email, written notice, or by prominently posting the notice on our website. When you communicate with us electronically, such as by email and SMS, you agree to receive communications from us electronically. Please note that we are under no obligation to respond to inquiries we receive. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Privacy Policy so that you can understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information on WeNeedPets (“Site”). The following describes our privacy policy:

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is collected.
  • We will collect and use personal information solely for the purpose of achieving those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information for as long as is necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information lawfully and fairly and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data must be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, must be accurate, complete and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information through reasonable security measures against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information readily available to customers.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Customer information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever without the consent of the customer, except for the express purpose of providing the purchased product or service to the customer.

Email Use: The email address you provide may be used to send you information and updates regarding your order, in addition to periodic company news, updates and/or related product or service information, etc. However, you can opt out at any time by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of your emails.

How we collect information

We may collect information in two ways:

1. Information you may choose to provide to us. We may collect information, including personal data, directly from you if you choose to provide that information. For example, when you send us an email, you may choose to provide us with personal information such as your name, contact information (eg your email address or telephone number), date of birth or other details of that nature. Another example of a time you may choose to provide us with your personal information is when you enter a giveaway/competition on our website.

You may also choose to provide personally identifiable information about yourself when you participate in commenting on an article. You should be aware that any information you post may be viewed or captured by anyone visiting the site. It is therefore strongly advised not to post sensitive or personal data that you do not want publicly available.

2. Information Collected Automatically When You Visit WeNeedPets. When you access the Website, we and our third-party partners may automatically collect certain information about your visit using tools such as cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies. The information automatically collected when you visit the website may include your IP address, characteristics of your operating system, information about your browser and system settings, data about the computer or mobile device you use to access the website, unique device identifiers , includes clickstream data (which shows the page-by-page path you take as you browse the site). We or our third-party partners may combine information that each of us automatically collects with other information about you, including information that you choose to provide.

Information collected using cookies and other web technologies

Like many website owners and operators, we, as well as third parties who provide content, advertising or other functionality on our Services, may use cookies, pixel tags, local storage and other technologies (“Technologies”) to automatically collect information through the Services. We use technologies that are essentially small data files placed on your computer, tablet, mobile phone or other device (collectively referred to as a “device”) that allow us to record certain pieces of information whenever you visit our Sites. or interact with services, applications, messages and tools, and to recognize you across devices. We use automatic data collection tools such as cookies and web beacons to collect certain information.

Cookies

“Cookies” are small text files placed on your device by a web server when you access our Services. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on our Services and to customize and improve our Services. Unlike persistent cookies, session cookies are deleted when you log out of the Services and close your browser. Although most browsers automatically accept cookies, you can change your browser options to stop automatically accepting cookies or to ask you before accepting cookies. Please note that if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to access all portions or features of the Services.

Pixels

“Pixels”/”Web Beacons” (also known as web bugs, pixel tags or clear GIFs) are small graphics with a unique identifier that may be included on our services for various purposes, including delivering cookies or communicating, to to track and measure the performance of our Services, to monitor how many visitors view our Services, and to monitor the effectiveness of our advertising. Unlike cookies, which are stored on the user’s hard drive, Web Beacons are typically embedded invisibly on web pages (or in an email).

Widgets

“Social Media Widgets” such as the Facebook “Like” button and LinkedIn (which may include widgets such as the share this button or other interactive widgets) may be on our website. These features may collect your IP address, which page you visit on our website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. These social media features are either offered by a third party or offered directly on our website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing them.

Analysis

We may also use Google Analytics to collect information regarding visitor behavior and visitor demographics on some of our services and to develop website content. This analytics data is not linked to any personal information. For more information about Google Analytics, please visit:

You can opt out of Google’s collection and processing of data generated by your use of the Services by going to:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Our use of such technologies falls into the following categories:

Operationally necessary. We may use cookies, web beacons or other similar technologies necessary for the operation of our sites, services, applications and tools. This includes technology that gives you access to our sites, services, applications and tools; which is required to identify anomalous site behavior, prevent fraudulent activity and improve security; or that allow you to use our features such as saved search or similar features.

Performance related. We may use cookies, web beacons or other similar technologies to assess the performance of our websites, applications, services and tools, including as part of our analytics practices to help us understand how our visitors use our websites, to determine whether you have interacted with our messages, determine whether you have viewed an item or link, or to improve our website content, applications, services or tools.

Functionality Related. We may use cookies, web beacons or other similar technologies that enable us to provide you with enhanced functionality when accessing or using our sites, services, applications or tools. This may include identifying you when you log into our Sites or keeping track of your specified preferences, interests or past items viewed so that we can improve the presentation of content on our Sites.

Advertising or targeting related. We may use first-party or third-party cookies and web beacons to deliver content, including advertising relevant to your interests, on our Sites or on third-party websites. This includes using technologies to understand the usefulness to you of the advertisements and content delivered to you, such as whether you clicked on an advertisement. If you wish to opt out of the Technologies we use on our Sites, Services, Applications or Tools, you may do so by blocking, deleting or disabling them as your browser or device allows.

DMCA Policy

WeNeedPets respects intellectual property rights. You may not post, upload or otherwise post any content or information on the Site or through the Services belonging to a third party unless you have the legal right to do so.

If you are a copyright owner or exclusive copyright holder, or are authorized to act on behalf of one, and believe in good faith that your copyrighted work has been reproduced without authorization on our website or within the Services in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, you may notify our designated copyright agent at the contact information provided below in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”).

Your notice must include all of the following:

  • Full legal name and physical or electronic signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner/exclusive licensor.
  • Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed or, if the claim involves multiple works on the Site, a representative list of such works.
  • Identification of the material that you believe is infringing in a sufficiently precise manner to enable us to locate that material, such as the exact URL (web page) on which it appeared, along with any copies you have of that web page .
  • Sufficient information by which we can contact you (including your name, postal address, telephone number and email address).
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the written notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements above, your DMCA notice may not be valid. Please see 17 USC § 512 for more information on the DMCA and DMCA Notices. We also recommend that you consider consulting legal counsel. Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the Site or the Services infringes your copyright, you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees).

Please deliver the notice to us  through our contact form on our contact us page  .

Please use this contact information only for suspected copyright infringement.

It is the policy of WeNeedPets to disable the accounts of users who repeatedly post infringing material on the website.

Additional Policies

Your use of the Services is also subject to the following additional policies, which are incorporated herein by reference. We encourage you to read each of these policies:

Contact Us

Questions about these Terms of Use should be sent through our contact form on our contact us page.