Privacy Notice for The Cuddlers® Website
Last modified September 25, 2020
Welcome to The Cuddlers, Inc. (“us”, “we”, “our” or “The Cuddlers”) website, which includes any other internet properties owned or controlled by The Cuddlers (collectively, our “Website”).
Introduction and Application of this Privacy Notice
On our Website.
In email and other electronic messages between you and this Website.
Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by third parties; or
Third parties by any means, including through any application, content, or advertising that may link to or be accessible from the Website.
Children Under the Age of 13
The Website is not intended or designed to attract minors (individuals under the age of 18). We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know, or suspect, is a minor under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, do not use or provide any information on the Website or on or through any of its features, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address or any screen name or username you may use.
If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a minor (individual under the age of 18), we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a minor, please contact us by sending us an email stating your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to us at the address provided below.
The Cuddlers, Inc.
235 Pierce St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
By which you may be personally identified, such as first name, last name, email address, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“Personal Information”);
That is about you or your actions on the Website but individually does not identify you, such as how you arrived at the Website; and
About your Internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.
We collect such information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us;
Automatically as you navigate through the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies which are discussed below in more detail in the Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies Section; and
From third parties, for example, our business partners and service providers, including Google Analytics, as described below.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. For example, if you elect to contact us via the “Contact” link on our Website, you will be communicating with us via email. Consequently, we will receive your email address, as well as any other information you elect to populate in the contact form (so please be careful not to send information, personal or otherwise, that you do not wish us to have). If you are using a service that requires payment, your credit card (or other accepted payment method) information will be collected, used and stored by our service provider, who has agreed to comply with all applicable standards and legal requirements. Under normal circumstances, we do not store your payment information on our own system. Additionally, we may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website to us.
Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
Information about your computer and Internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include Personal Information such as name, address, phone number, email, or other types of information that would identify you personally. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
Recognize you when you return to our Website.
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
We do not collect Personal Information automatically – we only obtain it from you if you elect to send it to us.
We do not control such third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about the practices of such third party, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
Do Not Track requests are messages sent from your internet browser, based on your settings, that requests websites not to track the user. Honoring these requests can be complicated by the number of browsers and is optional. Similar to many other websites, we do not currently honor “Do Not Track” requests or signals.
Advertisements and Opting Out
We support the right of our visitors to choose. We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created the following mechanisms to provide you with the control over your information:
Research and Analytics
Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to better understand how visitors interact with the Website. This service provides anonymous information including but not limited to data on where visitors came from, what actions they took on the Website, and where visitors went when they left the Website. We use this information to improve your experience when visiting the Website. To learn more about this service and how to opt out of data collection by Google Analytics, you can reference Google’s online information regarding privacy and Google Analytics. From time to time, we may also work with other business partners to conduct research surveys in order to improve the user experience on the Website. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these business partners to learn about their data practices.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information you elect to provide:
To present our Website and its contents to you.
To provide you with information, or services that you request from us.
To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide through it.
In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
For any other purpose with your consent.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
To our affiliates.
To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all The Cuddlers’ assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by The Cuddlers about our Website’s users is among the assets transferred.
To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
With your consent.
We may also disclose your Personal Information:
To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Cuddlers, our customers, or others.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Tracking Technologies. See the Advertisements and Opting Out Section above for information on how to opt out of tracking technologies.
Communications from The Cuddlers. If you supply us with your email address and subsequently do not wish to have your email address and contact information used by The Cuddlers to communicate with you about our activities and services, you may send us an email stating your request to email@example.com.
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of NAI at NAI’s website, referenced in the Advertisements and Opting Out Section above.
We may provide links to various websites that we do not control. When you click on one of these links, you will be transferred out of our Website and connected to the website of the organization that you selected.
We are not responsible for the nature, quality or accuracy of the content or opinions expressed on such websites, and such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for quality, accuracy or completeness by us.
Inclusion of any linked website on our Website does not imply or express an approval or endorsement of the linked website by us, or of any of the content, opinions, products or services provided on these websites. Even if an affiliation exists between our Website and a third-party website, we exercise no control over linked sites.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any, administrative pages will be encrypted using SSL technology. Furthermore, we strive to only store information that is necessary, and only for so long as such information is necessary.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
The Cuddlers, Inc.
235 Pierce St.
Birmingham, MI 48009