At Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com we are dedicated to protecting your data and privacy.
We recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. This will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.
Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers' and online visitors' privacy on our website.
Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com uses information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to the website, browsers and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies. We use the information that Google Analytics generates relating to our website to create reports about the use of the site. These reports allow us to update the site and improve your usage of it.
If you do not wish your data to be collected via Google Analytics, you can install its opt-out browser extension or add-on... https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com uses StatCounter to analyze the use of this website. StatCounter is an online service which helps us to understand our visitors; for example, how visitors find our website, how long they spend on our site, which web pages they are most interested in, etc. We use StatCounter because better understanding how visitors are interacting with our website helps us to improve the content, design and functionality of our site. This allows us to offer a better online experience to our visitors.
Furthermore, when you visit our website a StatCounter cookie (called "is_unique") may be placed in your browser. This cookie is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site.
You can learn more about cookies from StatCounter and set your browser to refuse same by clicking here.
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Some third-party advertisements are served by Google. Google's cookie enables it to serve ads to our visitors based on their visits to other sites on the Web. You may opt out of personalized ads by visiting the Google ad opt-out page.
We receive an affiliate commission for some of the products and services sold on Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com.
The affiliate services platforms we use are Amazon, ShareASale, ClickBank, CJ Affiliate by Conversant, Rakuten Linkshare, SunFrog, Awin, Etsy, PepperJam Network, Dr. Jones' Natural Pet, Affordable Agility, Vitality Science, E-junkie, and Partnerize.
Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com uses Facebook pixels to determine the effectiveness of some Facebook ad campaigns. You can change your Facebook ad settings here.
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You can learn more about cookies and how to disable them at the About Cookies website.
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Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:
Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com may collect personally identifiable information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, register on the site, or fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our site.
Specifically, if you subscribe to our newsletter, we will ask for your first name and will require your email address.
If you complete a form, we will require your name and your email address, and will ask for information relevant to the purpose of the form.
If you submit content to us, we will ask for your name and email address. Photos you include with your submission, or details in your submission, may personally identify you.
If you request to be notified about comments on any content you submit to us, or request to be notified when others submit content, we will require your first name and your email address.
This site also uses Facebook commenting. Facebook stores all of your comments and may show them on your timeline, depending on your Facebook settings.
You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information and visit our site anonymously. However, it may prevent you from engaging in certain site-related activities.
If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information, we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. We will use personal information received from you for internal purposes only and will not sell it or provide it to third parties.
We also collect each visitor's IP address, which helps us combat spam and fraud. We do not use IP addresses for any other purpose.
We may collect non-personally identifiable information about you whenever you interact with our site. Non-personally identifiable information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your method of connecting to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider you used, and other similar information.
On Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com there are links to Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Minds, and Gab. When you click on them or leave a comment, your browser connects directly with that site and sends information such as your IP address, the date and time of your visit and information about how you use the social site.
Should you wish to prevent those platforms from collecting data, please view their individual policies by using the following links:
To prevent Facebook collecting your data, you should log out of your Facebook account while using this site.
This website is directed to adults. It is not directed to children under the age of 16. We operate our site in compliance with current regulations. Anyone under the age of 16 must provide parental consent to use this site. We do not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from anyone under 16 years of age.
If we sell Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale so that the service provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make.
Personally identifiable information and non-personally identifiable information collected by this site is stored on our host's servers. That host is SiteSell Inc., located at 1000 Saint-Jean Boulevard, Suite 702, Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 5P1 Canada.
Some information is collected by third-party services. These include Aweber and AddThis.
Aweber is an email service we use to contact you and send information you have requested by subscribing to one of our mailing lists. These include The Aussie Bi-Weekly Special Feature, the update notification list for purchasers of our ebook "Guide To Australian Shepherd Training & Care", and the contact list for breeders listed in our directories.
Australian-Shepherd-Lovers.com is a participant in the AddThis program, which provides online tools that leverage data to help publishers understand their audiences and drive traffic to their sites. Your data may be transferred on a global basis. Addthis will transfer this data to countries (including the United States) where data protection laws may differ from those in the originating country. Transfers of personal information to countries outside the European Economic Area will be subject to the requirements of the European Union Standard Contractual Clauses. If you do not wish your data to be collected by AddThis, you may opt out by visiting optout.aboutads.info or the NAI opt out program.
You can also request to edit, download or delete any of your information from the servers by clicking on this link.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted in 2018, creates new consumer rights relating to the access to, deletion of, and sharing of personal information that is collected by businesses. We have not sold any personal information in the previous 12 months.
Last updated: January 01, 2020