PRIVACY & TERMS OF SERVICE
(Last Revised: Nov 16, 2018)
Thank you for visiting https://spiritedpup.com. (“Website”), owned and operated by Vizenio S.R.L. registered in Romania, European Union, having its headquarters in Virgil Madgearu 15-17, Bucharest, Romania, registered with the Romanian Commerce Register under the number J40/6529/06.06.2012, unique fiscal identification code 30285147 (hereinafter referred to as “The Company”).
The Company is committed to process your data in full compliance with the European Union Regulation 2016/679 (also known as “GDPR” or The General Data Protection Regulation).
1. Who Does The Company Contact?
The Company only contacts individuals who specifically request that it does so, to answer readers or customer inquiries or in the event that they have signed up to receive The Company’s free reports and/or newsletters or other information and/or have purchased one of The Company’s products.
2. Information The Company Collects
When you visit this web site you may provide The Company with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information, collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse The Company website.
A. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
When you register for any of The Company products, services, free reports or newsletters/e-mail communication you will provide The Company information about yourself, such as name and email address.
If you choose to correspond with The Company through email, The Company may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and The Company responses.
B. Website Use Information
Similar to other commercial websites, The Company website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and web server log files to collect information about how The Company website is used.
Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include (but is not limited to) the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at The Company’s website, and the websites visited just before and just after The Company website, as well as your IP address.
What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.
Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allows it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.
This helps The Company gather feedback to constantly improve its website and better serve its clients. Cookies do not allow The Company to gather any personal information about you and The Company does not intentionally store any personal information that your browser provided to The Company in your cookies.
The Company reserves the right to use technological equivalents of cookies, including social media pixels. These pixels allow social media sites to track visitors to outside websites so as to tailor advertising messages users see while visiting that social media website. The Company reserves the right to use these pixels in compliance with the policies of the various social media sites.
Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers.
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
You can choose 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. These settings will typically be found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.
For more information on how to control or delete cookies, please visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/ and you might also find the following links helpful:
- Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
- Cookie settings in Firefox
- Cookie settings in Chrome
- Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
We may use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
At the time you visit the website we may have implemented the following:
- Remarketing with Google AdSense
- Google Display Network Impression Reporting
- Demographics and Interests Reporting
- DoubleClick Platform Integration
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
You can view Google’s available opt-out options at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
The Company may use your IP address to help prevent fraud, to help diagnose problems with its server, to gather broad demographic information, and to offer you products and services.
3. How Does The Company Use the Information That You Provide?
Broadly speaking, The Company uses personal information for purposes of administering its business activities, providing content, the free reports, newsletters/e-mail communication, products and services you requested, to monitor the use of the service, its marketing and promotional efforts and improve its content and service offerings, and customize the site’s content, layout, services and for other lawful purposes. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your needs.
More specifically, The Company may use the personal information you provide (such as email address) for the following purposes: (1) to send you newsletters / information via email, (2) to send you via email third party products / services offers, (3) to deliver via email free reports or the products and/or services that you have requested; (4) to validate your compliance with the Terms of Service; (5) for content improvement and feedback purposes; and (6) to reach you, when necessary, regarding your use of the website or product(s). Occasionally, The Company may also use the collected information to notify you about important changes to its website, new services, and special offers The Company considers you may find valuable.
You may notify The Company at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers via using the contact form on the website.
Alternatively, you may unsubscribe from receiving The Company’s communication via using the unsubscribe link, found at the end of the emails you receive.
The personal data collected (such as email address) is used for the purposes mentioned above, by The Company only.
The Company will not share your information with third parties unless you have given explicit permission to The Company to do so and/or in order to fulfill a third party offer that you have accepted from The Company.
By permitting The Company to collect this information, you will be able to receive free information on products and services that may be of interest to you, including related third party offers that The Company may send to you. You also enable The Company to personalize your experience, so that it can provide you with the highest quality of service.
You are free not to provide any personal information. In such a case, The Company will not be able however to provide the above mentioned services to you.
4. Your Consent
By submitting your email address on this website, you agree to receive emails from The Company.
5. How To Stop Receiving Emails From The Company?
The newsletters or emails that are sent to you by The Company include an unsubscribe link in them. You can remove yourself at any time from The Company newsletters or mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe link that can be found in the communication that The Company sends you.
You may also send the unsubscribe request to The Company via using the contact form on the website.
The Company only sends emails to people who have authorized it to contact them, either directly, or through a third party. The Company does not send unsolicited commercial emails, because it hates spam as much as you do.
6. What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
The Company may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when The Company, in good faith, believes that the law requires it or for the protection of its legal rights. The Company may also disclose account information when it has a reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating its Terms and Conditions, or to protect the safety of its users and the Public.
7. Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time The Company’s site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
8. Third Party Websites and Actions
The Company does not control and is not liable for the actions of any third parties which it may promote. The Company prides itself in working with quality companies, but has no control over the actions of those third parties.
While The Company is not liable for any of the actions of those third parties, you should feel free to give feedback to The Company from time to time on your experiences with any third parties to whom it works with, so that it may enhance its future service to all customers.
9. Website Visitors’ GDPR Rights
If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:
- Right of access and portability. The right to obtain access to and to receive your personal information.
- Right to rectification. The right to obtain rectification of your personal information without undue delay where that personal information is inaccurate or incomplete.
- Right to erasure. The right to obtain the erasure of your personal information without undue delay in certain circumstances, such as where the personal information is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed.
- Right to restriction. The right to obtain the restriction of the processing undertaken by us on your personal information in certain circumstances, such as where the accuracy of the personal information is contested by you, for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of that personal information.
- Right to object. The right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal information, and to object to processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes, to the extent it is related to such direct marketing.
If you wish to exercise one of these rights, please contact us via the website contact form or via sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint to your local data protection authority. Further information about how to contact your local data protection authority is available at https://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.
We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
10. THIS WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED TO BE VIEWED BY ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 13.
BY ENTERING THIS SITE, YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOU ARE OVER THE AGE OF 13
If The Company becomes aware that it has inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of 13 as part of the web site, it will delete such information from its records.
11. Your Access To Your Personal Data
Your rights include the right to have access, to be informed regarding which personal data of yours The Company processes, as well as the right of intervention over them, eg. to revise/update them, to not be the subject of an individual decision, to object to the data being processed and to ask for their removal from The Company systems.
The newsletters or emails that are sent to you by The Company include an unsubscribe link in them. You can remove yourself at any time from The Company newsletters or mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe link that can be found in the communication that we send you.
For any details regarding the way The Company processes your personal data and/or to send an unsubscribe request, you can also contact The Company via the contact form of https://spiritedpup.com website.
12. How Does The Company Store Your Information?
Your personal data (name and/or email address) will be stored at highly reputable email services providers:
- Mailer Lite: data is stored in a highly secure data storage center is in Lithuania (European Union) and has information storage security certificate (ISO 27001) as well as a certificate of IT service management (ISO 20000). You can find all the details here.
13. Commitment to Data Security
All information collected from you is stored in a technically and physically secure environment. However, no transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
As a result, while The Company takes reasonable measures to protect your information, it cannot ensure or warrant the security of the information that you transmit to The Company, and you do so at your own risk.
14. Acquisition or Changes in Ownership
In the event that the website (or a substantial portion of its assets) is acquired, your information would be considered part of those assets, and may be part of the assets that are transferred to the new company.
15. Contacting The Company
If you need to contact The Company, you can use the website contact form or send an email to email@example.com
TERMS OF SERVICE
These Terms and Conditions govern your use of this Website. By accessing this website, you are acknowledging and accepting these Terms and Conditions.
These Terms and Conditions are subject to change by The Company at any time and at its discretion without notice. Your use of this web site after any changes are implemented constitutes your acceptance of the changes. As a result, we encourage you to consult the Terms and Conditions each time you use this web site.
1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
You acknowledge and agree that all content and materials available on this web
site and/or sent to you via e-mail, are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws.
Except as expressly authorized by The Company, you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from such materials or content.
2. THIRD PARTY REFERENCES / HYPERLINKS
This site may link you to other sites on the Internet. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive.
These other sites are not under the control of The Company, and you acknowledge that The Company is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of the site by or any association with its operators.
3. CONTACTING US
If you need to contact us, you can email us via the website contact form or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE OR/AND VIA THE E-MAIL COMMUNICATION SENT TO YOU BY The Company (THE “CONTENT”) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. ALL ARTICLES AND MATERIALS DISPLAYED BY US ON OUR SITE AND/OR SENT TO YOU VIA E-MAIL ARE FOR INFORMATION ONLY AND ARE NO SUBSTITUTE FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. The Company AND ITS AGENTS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THIS SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENT IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAWS, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL The Company OR ITS AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE AND/OR FROM THE USE OF THE INFORMATION/MATERIALS SENT BY The Company VIA E-MAIL.
THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF The Company HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
Upon a request by The Company, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold The Company and its other affiliated companies harmless, and their employees, contractors, officers, and directors from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees, that arise from your misuse of this site.
7. SEVERABILITY AND INTEGRATION
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and The Company with respect to this site and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications between you and The Company with respect to this site. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
8. EARNINGS DISCLAIMER
Please note that The Company has an affiliate relationship with some of the companies whose products or services we recommend either on the site or via the e-mail communication we send you. This means that we will earn a commission or credit if you decide to buy any of their products or services. To be safe, you can assume that any link that you click while on our site or using any of our products is an affiliate link and we will earn compensation as a result.
You should always perform your own due diligence before buying goods or services from any third party whether on the Internet or offline.
YOU UNDERSTAND THAT BY ENTERING YOUR NAME AND EMAIL ADDRESS ON THE ENTRY PAGE THAT YOU ARE SUBSCRIBING TO A FREE, NO OBLIGATION EMAIL NEWSLETTER / COMMUNICATION. THIS NEWSLETTER IS OFFERED AS A FREE SERVICE BY The Company, AND NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY.
ON OCCASION, SUBSCRIBERS MAY HAVE TROUBLE REMOVING THEMSELVES FROM THIS FREE NEWSLETTER. IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE SUBSCRIBING OR REMOVING, YOU MAY CONTACT US VIA THE WEBSITE CONTACT FORM OR AT EUGENE@SPIRITEDPUP.COM. FOR PERSONAL ATTENTION. BY ENTERING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU WISH TO BE SUBSCRIBED TO THIS NEWSLETTER AND RECEIVE COMMUNICATION VIA E-MAIL FROM The Company, AND THAT YOU WILL MAKE NO THREATS, AND TAKE NO ADDITIONAL ACTION AGAINST The Company OR https://spiritedpup.com.
IN THE EVENT YOU ARE UNHAPPY THAT YOU SUBSCRIBED OR ARE NOT ABLE TO REMOVE YOURSELF FROM THIS FREE MAILING LIST, AND YOU AGREE THAT THE SMALL INCONVENIENCE OF RECEIVING THIS UNWANTED NEWSLETTER WILL CAUSE YOU NO PERSONAL, EMOTIONAL, OR FINANCIAL HARM WHATSOEVER.
YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE OPTED-IN TO RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER/COMMUNICATION BY PROVIDING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS ON OUR WEBSITE.
IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO RECEIVE OUR NEWSLETTER/E-MAILS, SIMPLY CLICK ON THE UNSUBSCRIBE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THE NEWSLETTER.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Romania. Any disputes arising under or related to these Terms and Conditions, shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Romania.