At Nuzzles & Co., you privacy is very important to us and we are committed to protecting your privacy. We have developed this website privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) that details how we collect, use, disclose, transfer and store your information. Please take a moment to read the Privacy Policy in its entirety to understand how Nuzzles & Co. will handle the privacy of personal information that you provide through our website or though us of the online Nuzzles & Co. Web portals. This Privacy Policy does not cover how Nuzzles & Co. may handle your personal information in offline situations, which may be affected by additional privacy polices of Nuzzles & Co. and not inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy applies to our website and governs the data collection and usage. By using the Nuzzles & Co. website, you agree to the data practices described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by our own Website. We are not in any way responsible for the privacy practices of websites that are operated or owned by third parties. Links to other third-party websites, may be accessed from our Website. Please be aware that the privacy policies of those third-party sites may be inconsistent with the Nuzzles & Co. Privacy Policy.

Pursuant to our Privacy Policy, Nuzzles & Co. may use and disclose the information that you provide through the Website or through the Web portals only for purposes permitted or required by law, for purposes described in this Privacy Policy, or for purposes which you might authorize. If you do not wish Nuzzles & Co. to use or disclose information that you provide through the Websites as described in this Privacy Policy, you should disconnect from the Website.

Nuzzles & Co. reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time for any reason, including to address new functionality or changes to this Website or to the Nuzzles & Co. Web portals, or to address new issues that require changes to this Privacy Policy. Please consult this Privacy Policy frequently. Your use of the Nuzzles & Co. Website and/or the Nuzzles & Co. Web portals signifies that you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy, as it might be amended from time to time.

Nuzzles & Co. has also developed Terms of Use describing your responsibilities when using the Website and/or the Nuzzles & Co. Web portals. Please read the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use carefully. Nuzzles & Co. may revise and update the Terms of Use at any time. Therefore, please periodically review both the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use posted at the Website.

We will alert you to changes in this website Privacy Policy by sending you an email at the last email address that you provided us, and/or by prominently posting notice of such amendment on the Website covered by this Privacy Policy. Please note that, at all times, you are responsible for updating your personal information to provide us with your current email address. In the event that the last email address that you have provided to us is not valid, or for any other reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our sending of the email containing the notice of amendment will nonetheless constitute effective notice.

What information does Nuzzles & Co. collect?

Nuzzles & Co. asks for and collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, home address, email address, and telephone number.

We may also collect anonymous demographic information, such as your zip code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

We may collect information about your interaction with the Website. For example, we may use website analytic tools on the Website to retrieve information from your browser, such as the site you came from, the search engine(s) and the keywords you used to find the Website, and the pages you view within the Website. We will also use technologies, such as cookies and Web beacons (both described below), to collect information about the pages you view, the links you click on and other actions you take on the Website. Additionally, we collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses.

Does Nuzzles & Co. collect information about children?

The Websites are directed at a general audience and Nuzzles & Co. does not knowingly collect or store personally identifiable information about children under the age of 13.

Is my personal information secure?

We provide Website visitors with a secure experience when making a donation through our Websites. When personal information is transmitted by Nuzzles & Co. to other websites, it is protected through the use of industry-standard security technology, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. To further enhance security, stored donation and order information is also encrypted to prevent unauthorized access to the data.

Although we use industry-standard safeguards to secure the privacy of your personal information, transmissions made via the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. Users should use special caution when using publicly accessible computer terminals or transmitting personal information over unsecured wireless networks.

In addition, on certain Website pages we offer visitors the opportunity to provide comments or other user-generated content. Any information that you disclose when posting a message to these areas, along with the screen name or ID used, becomes public. We are not responsible for any personally identifiable information that you choose to disclose in the public areas of our Websites.

How will Nuzzles & Co. use my personal information?

Except as expressly set forth in this Privacy Policy we will not willfully disclose your personally identifiable information to any third party without first receiving your permission.

Nuzzles & Co. collects and uses your personal information to operate its Website and deliver the services you have requested. We may use personal information collected on our website to circulate news about Nuzzles & Co. and its programs, to promote events, to acquire new members and subscribers, and for other internal marketing, promotional and Nuzzles & Co. fundraising purposes.

A visitor who receives email from us may opt out of email at any time by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email.

Nuzzles & Co. does not sell, rent, or exchange its donor list for direct mailing purposes, although Nuzzles & Co. may contractor with independent contractors, vendors, and/or suppliers to provide particular services and products related to our Website, such as to help us perform statistical analysis, send you an email or postal mail, or send a newsletter. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide the contracted services to Nuzzles & Co. and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. These Outside Contractors may sometimes have limited access to information collected on our websites, including your Personally Identifiable Information, in the course of providing products or services to us. We do not in any way provide your personal information collected on our website with non-affiliated third parties.

Access to your Personally Identifiable Information by these contractors is limited to the information reasonably necessary in order for the Outside Contractors to perform their limited function for us. We also require that these Outside Contractors (i) protect the privacy of your Personally Identifiable Information consistent with this Privacy Policy, and (ii) not use or disclose your Personally Identifiable Information for any purpose other than providing us with products or services for which we contracted.

We may share aggregated demographic information with our funders, such as grant-making organizations and foundations, for the purpose of demonstrating that we are meeting our organization goals.

Nuzzles & Co. may release personal information if we believe that the law or legal process served on Nuzzles & Co. requires it, to protect and defend the rights or property of Nuzzles & Co., or in an emergency, to protect the personal safety of an identifiable visitor or the public.

What about becoming a registered user or subscriber?

In order to access certain areas on our Website, you must first complete certain steps to become either a registered user or a subscriber. During these steps, you may be required to provide us with information (including Personally Identifiable Information) such as your name, ZIP code and email address. This information is used to help us understand who uses our Website, to operate and improve our Website, and to deliver the services or carry out the transactions you have requested.

How does Nuzzles & Co. use cookies?

The Nuzzles & Co. Website uses “cookies” to ensure the integrity of the registration process and to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

No personal information is ever stored in a Nuzzles & Co. cookie even if you have entered your name or email address on other parts of the Website.

To protect our visitors, cookies do not save payment or credit card information. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Nuzzles & Co. services or Websites you visit.

How does Nuzzles & Co. use Web beacons?

The Nuzzles & Co. Website may contain electronic images known as Web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel GIFs), which may be used to assist in delivering cookies on our sites and allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver services. We may include Web beacons in promotional email messages or our newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.

We may also employ Web beacons from third parties to help us compile aggregated statistics and determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns. We prohibit Web beacons on our sites from being used by third parties to collect or access your personal information.