Who We Are
What Personal Information We Collect and Why We Collect It
Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.
Information We Collect from Others: We may receive information about you from other sources. You may link your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Google accounts to your customer information.
Automatically-Collected Information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies: We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
How Your Information May Be Used
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- To track and measure advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third-Party Use of Personal Information
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time at the Website’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
Affiliate Program Participation
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
Rights Related to Your Personal Information
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at here to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request here.
Amend – You may contact us at here to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request here.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Sensitive Personal Information
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at here and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Last updated: October 22, 2022.
Use Of Material On This Site
Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc. owns and maintains their website for your personal and educational purposes. All materials on the website, including artwork, photographs, maps, data, text, trademarks, service marks, and logos, are, unless otherwise noted, the exclusive property of Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc. and are copyrighted. No portion of the website may be copied, downloaded, reproduced, reused, distributed, transmitted, or modified for any purpose without Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc.’s express written permission. For more information, or for reprint permission, please see our reprint/reproduction policy. Any unauthorized use may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, or other applicable laws.
Content posted our website by our users is not guaranteed by us as to accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, and we do not endorse any content posted by our users. It is the responsibility of our website users to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any content available.
You agree not to upload, post or otherwise make available on our website any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. You agree and acknowledge that you have the burden of determining whether any material is or is not protected by copyright. By submitting material, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted to the Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc.) the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. You also permit any other user of the website to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that user’s personal use. You grant Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc. the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available to us by you.
If you believe your content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, we have a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users who infringe the rights of copyright holders if you provide us with the following information required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 512:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
Identification of the copyright work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party;
A statement that the complaining party has a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Limitation Of Liability
The website is provided to you “as is” without any warranties of any kind, express or implied. Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc expressly disclaims all warranties, express or implied, of any kind with respect to goods and services sold on or through the website. By using the website you agree to bear all risk associated with the use of these website and agree to hold harmless Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers and agents from all claims arising out of or related to your use of, or inability to use, the websites to which they are linked. You agree to be solely liable for any damage resulting from a submission to the website by you. You further agree that Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc or the contributors of information to the website will not be liable for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by you in reliance on such information.
Information contained on Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc (the “APR”) website, as well as advice received through the telephone and email services or by anyone associated with the APR, is not provided as professional or legal advice on specific situations. APR cannot accept any responsibility for any injury or damage that you may cause yourself, your pet, or property when using any information or following any advice provided by the APR through its website, email or telephone services. The APR has no control over your use of the information and advice provided by the APR. All information and materials provided to you, including information and advice offered through the APR website email or telephone services, is provided without any warranty, express or implied, as to its effect and completeness. Such information and advice should be used as a guide and modified to meet the specific needs of your pet. Please use the materials and information at your own risk, and only in combination with professional advice. By receiving such information and materials from APR through its website or services, you agree to bear all risk associated with the use of such information and materials and agree to hold harmless APR, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers and agents from all claims arising out of or related to your use of, or inability to use, the information or materials received from APR.
These terms and conditions apply only to the website. In addition to our own website, we provide links to other third party websites that are not under Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc.’s control. Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc. is not responsible for the terms and conditions, privacy practices, or the content of any website linked to from the website. You acknowledge that when you leave the website and access a linked site you do so at your own risk and that Appalachian Pug Rescue, Inc. does not endorse any linked website.