These terms and conditions apply to the use of the following web sites
Collection of information
We collect, process and retain personal information from you when you
- email us
- register for a membership with us
- use any of our Services
- give us information on a web contact form (eg puppy enquires etc)
- update or add information on your membership
- join and participate in forum discussions
- or when you otherwise contact us.
How we use your information
We use your personal information to
- provide and improve our Services
- give you a personalised experience on our site
- contact you
- provide customer service
- send you alerts for new ads
- let you know of new features on our site
- provide you with personalised advertising and marketing
- detect, prevent and investigate fraud, spam and/or other illegal activities.
By placing an advertisement on our site (including but not limited to Breeder Listings, Puppy Listings, Classified Ads etc), you give us permission to display that information (including your contact details) publicly on our site for the purposes of promoting your ad. You also give us permission to reply to any requests for information about your ad or membership that is currently publicly available on our site (or has been previously publicly available).
Using Online Form to Contact Advertisers
Dogs Online analyzes and stores all communications sent to advertisers via our contact form system for the purpose of spotting scams and spam (and blocking these). Do not use our contact form system for any private messages that you may not want us to see. Messages are stored for approximately 6 months.
We review data and information contained in log files located on our web server, which record the date and time of each visit to our web site, the user's IP (internet protocol) address, the referring IP address or domain (the prior web site visited), and the files viewed on our web site (including HTML pages, graphics, etc.). We use log file information to analyze data in the aggregate to determine the trends and usage of our site. We can not correlate the log data to identify specific users.
Cookies and Web Beacons
DoubleClick DART Cookie
- Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to our site and other sites on the Internet.
- Google Adsense
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.
Links to Third-Party Web Sites
Through our web pages, you may connect to third parties' web sites via hyperlinks, and the connections may or may not be obvious. We are not responsible for the collection, use, maintenance, sharing, or disclosure of data and information by such third parties. We encourage our users to be aware of the varied privacy policies of web sites that they visit.
Required Disclosures of Data & Information
Maintenance & Transmission of Data & Information
Although we use reasonable efforts to maintain the privacy of your personally identifiable data and information, due to technological limitations, and the risk of unlawful interceptions and accessing of transmissions and/or data, we cannot completely assure you, and you should not expect, that your personally identifiable data and information, and any other electronically communicated information, will be absolutely confidential.
For all e-commerce transactions, we use industry-standard commercial encryption technology to protect the data and information that you transmit to us via our web site. We never keep a record anywhere of your full credit card details. (All credit card payments to this site are either processed by paypal or a bank approved payment system).