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PICTURE DISCLAIMER: All photos on this website are owned by Chateau Morrisette, used with owner permission or thought to reside in the public domain. If you are the rightful owner of any of the pictures posted here, and you do not want it to be displayed or if you require a suitable credit, then please contact us and we will immediately do whatever is needed either for the image to be removed or provide credit where it is due.

PRIVACY POLICY:

We understand your concerns about privacy.  This privacy policy outlines our policies and practices regarding the collection and use of your personal information (including, but not limited to, name, address, telephone number and e-mail address) from your visit to our website (www.thedogs.com ).  Our publicly-accessible website is designed to make it easier for visitors to learn more about us and the products that we provide.  This privacy policy demonstrates our firm commitment to your privacy.

Except as required by law and as outlined in this privacy policy, we will not intentionally disclose personal information that you provide to us to any third party.

What information do we collect? We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter or respond to a survey. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number and/or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously, but note that such a visit may result in the generation of or use of a cookie by us (see Do We Use Cookies? below) or by any search engine that you may have used to access our website.

What do we use your information for?  We may use any of the information that we collect from you in one or more of the following ways:

·      To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you);

·      To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs);

·      To process transactions (your information, whether public or private, will not intentionally be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested);

·      To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature; and

·      To send periodic emails (the email address you provide for order processing will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order).

How do we protect your information? We have implemented a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our payment gateway provider’s database only to be accessible to those who are authorized with special access rights to such systems and who are required to keep the information confidential.  After a transaction, we will not keep your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) on file for more than 60 days.

Do we use cookies? Yes.  To better serve you, we use “cookies” to customize your browsing experience.  Cookies are used by most websites and are small files containing a string of characters that are sent by a website and stored on your computer.  Cookies provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to our site.  The cookie created by accessing our site and sent to your computer does not contain any personally identifiable information. 

If you do not want to accept cookies from our website, you may refuse a cookie, or delete the cookies file from your computer at any time using one of a number of available methods.  Most browsers have a setting to turn off the automatic acceptance of cookies.  You should be aware portions of our website may not function properly if you do not accept cookies.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties? We will not intentionally sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe such release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or other’s rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Compliance.  We are concerned about children’s privacy and strive to comply with COPPA.  Our website is not intended for use by any individual under the age of 13, and our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.  To the extent we are able to determine the age of website visitors by their submissions or communications, we will not knowingly collect or post information from individuals under the age of 13.

Links to Other Websites/Posting of personal information

This website may contain links to other websites. We do not own, control, or operate the links or their respective websites, and we are not responsible for the privacy policies, practices or contents of such websites. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of any such websites.

You should also be aware that if you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information on message boards or in chat areas, that information can be viewed publicly and can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge and may result in unsolicited messages from other individuals or third parties. Such activities are beyond our control and this policy.

Your Consent.  By using our site, you consent to our website’s privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy.  We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time without notice, and your continued use of our site following the posting of any such changes means that you accept those changes.  The latest version will always be posted on our website. This policy was last modified on 1/20/2014.

Contacting Us.  If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

www.thedogs.com

PO Box 766

Meadows of Dan, Virginia 24120 USA

info@thedogs.com

540-593-2865

This statement and the policies outlined herein are not intended to and do not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

 

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