To provide a richer user experience, we request and display some personal information to other members and visitors, which allows our users to identify each other and expand their network of friends. Vivapets members can change their profile information at any time and can control how other members and the service communicates with them.
Information Collection and Use
Vivapets.com collects user submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the Vivapets.com service. Vivapets.com also collects other profile data including but not limited to: personal interests, gender, age, education and occupation in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other.
Vivapets.com also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site This data is used to manage the website, track usage and improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes
User Profile information including members' pictures and first names are displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in the Vivapets.com community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new friends to join Vivapets, to add users to members' friends' networks, and to send notifications related to the service. With the exception of inviting friends, adding friends, and notifications, a user's email address is not shared or displayed to people within a user's personal network Users within a personal network communicate on Vivapets.com with each other through the Vivapets.com service, without disclosing their email addresses. Users' full names are never directly revealed to other members. To facilitate searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, Vivapets.com allows users to search for other members using first and last name, nickname and email addresses.
We may also use a user's email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the service.
Third Party Advertising
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements when you visit our Website. These companies may use Personal Information, such as gender or age, and other information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites, such as time of day of the login, IP address or information about the internet service provider (ISP), in order to provide advertisements on the Website about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
Invitations and Other Communications to Non-members
Vivapets members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation emails via our invitation system. Vivapets.com stores the email addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the friend's list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders of the invitations Vivapets.com does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides invitations, invitation reminders. Recipients of invitations from Vivapets.com may contact Vivapets.com to request the removal of their information from our database.
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Updating or Removing your Account Information
Vivapets.com users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as "Profile" and "Privacy".
Confidentiality and Security
We limit access to personal information about you to employees and third parties who we reasonably believe need access to that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.
We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you and your Vivapets account information is protected by a password that you select. However, no company, including Vivapets, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information
Vivapets does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on the Vivapets Sites from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our website is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the Vivapets Sites at any time or in any manner. If Vivapets learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on the Vivapets Sites without verified parental consent, then Vivapets will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at our online form.