PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally when you make a booking / purchase or attempt to make a booking / purchase through the Site, the Email, or TTP, we collect certain information from you, including your name, contact information, billing address, photos, shipping address, location, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Booking Information.”
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Booking Information that we collect to fulfil any bookings / orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order/booking confirmations). Additionally, we use this Information: to provide customer support; to carry out or respond to your inquiry, to seek your feedback in relation to customer satisfaction and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services; to communicate with you and our third party service providers; to include in a database compiled by us or our third-party; to assess whether we can provide you (or associated persons) with our products or services; for credit assessment and collections purposes; to confirm and verify your identity and other information; to perform other operational functions and activities associated with managing our relationship with you including internal administration, account management, product or service development, compliance audits/reviews, and complaints management; to regulatory reporting and compliance with our legal obligations; promote our pet sitting services and other related products; to conduct research and statistical analysis (on an anonymised basis); inn connection with defending, protecting and/or enforcing our legal rights and interests including defending a complaint, claim or other action; provide you with, or to manage any of, our facilities, website, products, or services; Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; facilitate and process your booking/order, facilitate and process your invoice; for any other purpose permitted by the Act.
If you choose not to provide us with your personal information, we may not be able to provide the information, goods or the service you may require, or to fulfil one or more other purposes of collection of your personal information.
Pet Company works with staff to provide top class services across New Zealand. These staff members act on behalf of Pet Company and have agreed not to use any personal information about clients provided to them for any purpose other than the specific engagement on behalf of Pet Company. Whilst personal information may be provided to these staff to enable them to perform their tasks, such information at all times remains the property of Pet Company.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimise our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Beside our staff We share your Personal Information with: Third party pet sitting software; any businesses that support provision of our services (e.g. computer systems consultants, document custodians, mailing houses, lawyers, accountants, electronic identity verification providers etc) to enable them to perform those services; any person authorised by you (including referees, employers, contractors, accountants, secondary contact person); Credit reporters; debt collection agencies; insurance company; companies to which we are related; government authorities and regulatory bodies, as required by law only; and any other person authorised by the Act or another law.
A business that supports provision of our services may be located outside New Zealand. This may mean that personal information is held and processed outside New Zealand. Where information is provided to our service providers outside New Zealand, we require them to comply with our information management policies and procedures so your information has the same protections as if managed in New Zealand.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. Please let us know if you wish to opt out. If you choose not to enter the name, address, or phone number, we'll be unable to provide our services.
We may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Pet Company and our staff take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify your personal information where it is no longer required and to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, disclosure, loss, misuse and alteration.
UNSOLICITED PERSONAL INFORMATION
When we receive unsolicited information about you, we will destroy or de-identify un-relevant information and only retain the unsolicited information we are required or entitled to collect. When we do this, we will hold the unsolicited information the same way we keep your other personal information.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
ACCURACY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Pet Company aims to ensure that all personal information held about you is collected and used in accordance with the Privacy Act 2020. If you wish your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted, please use the details provided below to contact the privacy officer.
You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 0212968125, or 14 Milliken Ave, Mt Roskill, Auckland, 1041.
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
TRANSMISSION OF YOUR DATA
While care is taken to protect your personal information on the website, unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is guaranteed as 100% secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you send to us or receive from us online. This is particularly true for information you send to us via email as we have no way of protecting that information until it reaches us. Once we receive your personal information, we are required to protect it in accordance with the Act.
The Privacy Officer - Pet Company Auckland Ltd.
14 Milliken Ave, Mt. Roskill, Auckland, 1041, New Zealand
Contact Numebr: +64 21 296 8125 / 0800 738 266