Privacy Policy

 

Updated May 18, 2014:

 

1. INTRODUCTION

 

PawNosh and PawNosh.com (“PawNosh” or “we”) are DBAs of Shop Arena LLC and is an online retailer of pet food and water bowls. PawNosh is based in the United States.

 

This Privacy Policy applies to all users.  This Policy describes the collection and use of users’ personal information on the PawNosh website . It also describes generally PawNosh’s practices for handling non-personally identifiable information (e.g., interests, demographics and site usage) to the extent such information is associated with a particular user or user account.

 

2. SUBMISSION AND COLLECTION OF INFORMATION ON PAWNOSH.COM

 

User Submitted Information

 

Email Address. PawNosh may ask you to submit your email address directly to PawNosh.

 

Public Site Content consists of information you disclose in public areas of the Pawnosh.com, such as forums, message boards, chat rooms and other community areas.  It also includes the information about you that accompanies this content, such as a username or user picture.  Please be aware that Public Site Content is always public and available to everyone and may be displayed in search results both on PawNosh.com and on external search engines.

 

Correspondence consists of information you disclose when you contact PawNosh, for example, for customer service purposes.

 

PawNosh Collected Information

 

PawNosh Site Activity Information. When users access PawNosh.com, we may collect certain non-personally identifiable information about those visits.  For example, in order to permit your connection to PawNosh.com, PawNosh and our website service providers receive and record information about your computer and browser, including potentially your IP address, browser type, and other software or hardware information.  If you access PawNosh.com from a mobile or other device, PawNosh and our website service providers may collect a unique device identifier assigned to that device or other transactional information for that device in order to serve content to it.  PawNosh and our website service providers may use cookies and other tracking technologies (including browser cookies, pixels, beacons, and Adobe Flash technology including cookies), which are comprised of small bits of data that often include an anonymous unique identifier.  Websites send this data to your browser when you first request a web page and then store the data on your computer so that PawNosh can access information when you make subsequent requests for pages from that site.  PawNosh and our website service providers may use these technologies to collect and store information about your usage of PawNosh.com, such as pages you have visited, search queries you have run, and advertisements you have seen.

 

Third parties that support PawNosh.com by serving advertisements or providing services, such as allowing users to share content or tracking aggregate site usage statistics, may also use these technologies to collect similar information.  PawNosh does not control these third-party technologies and their use is governed by the privacy policies of third parties using such technologies.  For more information about third-party ad networks that use these technologies, see www.aboutads.info.

 

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether.  Please consult the "Help" section of your browser for more information (e.g., http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies).  Users can manage the use of Flash technologies, including cookies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s website, see http://www.adobe.com/privacy/policy.html.  Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to certain features or personalization available through PawNosh.com.

 

Third Parties. To improve the quality of PawNosh.com, we may also supplement the information we collect with information from third parties.

 

Not Track. Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers, allowing users to opt out of tracking by websites and online services. At the present time, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has not yet established universal standards for recognizable DNT signals, and, therefore, PawNosh, nor it's publishing or affiliated partners, does not recognize DNT.

 

3. NOTICE & CHOICE

 

Means of Notice. This Privacy Policy is the primary means by which PawNosh provides you with notice about its collection and use of your information.

 

Privacy Policy Changes. PawNosh may modify this Privacy Policy as necessary.  If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy that expand our rights to use your personal information, we will notify you to seek your consent through email or a prominent posting on the site.

 

Location of Data. PawNosh.com is hosted by Wix.com with data stored by Wix in the United States.  If you are a user located outside the United States, you understand and consent to having any personal information you provide transferred to and processed in the United States.  U.S. data protection and other relevant laws may not be the same as those in your jurisdiction.  As a result, please read this Privacy Policy with care.

 

Linked Websites. PawNosh.com may also be linked to sites or services operated third parties, and may carry advertisements or offer content, functionality, games, newsletters, contests or sweepstakes, or applications developed and maintained by third parties. PawNosh is not responsible for the privacy practices of any such third parties, and once you submit information directly to a third party, leave PawNosh.com via a link, enable a third-party service, or click an advertisement, you should check the applicable privacy policy of that third-party.

 

Collection of Personal Financial Information by a Third Party.  If you elect to purchase any products or services through PawNosh, you may be required to provide personal financial information, including your credit card information, billing address or other payment information) (collectively, “Personal Financial Information”), full name, phone number and shipping address in order to purchase such product or service. At the time of your purchase, PawNosh will notify you of the identity of any third party that is collecting, transmitting, storing and/or processing your Personal Financial Information. You acknowledge and agree that this Privacy Policy will not apply to any Personal Financial Information that you provide to any independent third party company on PawNosh and that all payment obligations related to such purchase shall be governed solely by the applicable independent third party company’s privacy policy.  You further acknowledge and agree that PawNosh will have no liability for or control over such independent third party company’s use or protection of your Personal Financial Information. You should check the privacy policy of the independent third party company‘s website to determine how it will handle any Personal Financial Information it collects from you and/or processes. You acknowledge and agree that in the event that such independent third party company experiences a data breach that compromises or otherwise affects your Personal Financial Information, PawNosh shall in no way be responsible or liable to you for such breach. You should contact the applicable independent third party company regarding any such data breach.

 

4. USE AND DISCLOSURE

 

Information Made Public Through Use of PawNosh.com

 

Public Site Content is always publicly available to everyone, including other users, advertisers, search engines, third-party application developers and anyone else with access to PawNosh.com.

 

In addition, PawNosh may make your Third-Party Account Information publicly available in accordance with the policies of the third party service from which it was obtained.

 

PawNosh’s Use and Disclosure of Information

 

We only share your non-public personal information with non-affiliated third parties when we believe sharing is permitted by you or authorized by this Privacy Policy.

 

We use the information we collect from and about users for the following purposes:

 

To provide and manage PawNosh.com.  We use the information we collect from and about users to provide PawNosh.com and features to you, which may include to measure and improve those services and features, to personalize your experience by delivering relevant content, advertising and marketing messages, to allow you to participate in contests or promotions, to provide you with customer support, and to respond to inquiries.  We may use aggregated, anonymous data about use of and activity on PawNosh.com to assist us in this regard and such data is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

 

To allow third-party service providers to assist us in providing and managing PawNosh.com. PawNosh may make your non-public personal information available to certain third-party service providers, such as contractors, agents or sponsors, who help us manage or provide PawNosh.com by, for example: developing or supporting products and features; conducting email marketing on our behalf; processing payments; administering message boards; fulfilling orders; processing data or statistics; or assisting with the administration, judging and prize fulfillment aspects of contests, promotions and sweepstakes. These outside service providers are required to protect non-public personal information entrusted to them and not use it for any other purpose than the specific service they are providing to PawNosh.

 

To contact you. PawNosh may periodically send promotional materials (e.g., newsletters) or notifications related to PawNosh.com to the email address you provided to us at PawNosh.com.  If you want to stop receiving promotional materials from PawNosh, you can follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.  There are certain service notification emails that you may not opt-out of as long as you are a member, such as notifications of changes to PawNosh.com or policies.

 

To protect the rights of PawNosh and our users. There may be instances when PawNosh may disclose user information without providing notice or choice, including situations where PawNosh has a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary in order to: (i) protect or defend the legal rights or property of PawNosh, our Affiliated Companies or their employees, agents and contractors (including enforcement of our agreements); (ii) protect the safety and security of users of PawNosh.com or members of the public; (iii) protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or (iv) comply with the law or legal process.  We may retain backup information related to your use of PawNosh.com on our website service provider’s servers for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies.

 

To complete a merger or sale of assets. If PawNosh sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of its assets or is otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business, PawNosh may transfer your information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.

 

5. SECURITY

 

PawNosh uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard user information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.

 

6. USER CONTROL AND ACCOUNT CANCELLATION

 

To access, correct, cancel, or update your account information, please email PawNosh’s customer service at contact@pawnosh.com. Remember that even after you cancel your account, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances – where, for example, you have shared information on PawNosh.com or with a third-party application or website.  We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancelation for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security policies.  Because of the nature of caching technology, your account may not be instantly inaccessible to others, and we may not be able to remove your content or there may be a delay in the removal of the content from elsewhere on the Internet, for example, from search engines.

 

7. CONTACT US

 

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact PawNosh at:

 

Email: contact@pawnosh.com

 

Mail:
PawNosh
1563 Solano Avenue #287
Berkeley, CA 94707