Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for The Chow Chow Club Inc.

We take your right to privacy seriously and want you to feel comfortable using our web site. This Privacy Policy deals with personally identifiable information (referred to as "Data" below) that may be collected by us on our site. This Policy does not apply to other entities that we do not own or control or persons that are not our members, agents or within our control. Please take time to read our Terms of Use.

1. Collection of Data.
Our registration process requires only a valid e-mail address and a unique user ID and password. Providing us with other information is at your option. When you purchase products from the online store we ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, physical address, city, and zip code and phone number. We collect information about your transactions with us. Please take note that your user name, e-mail address, or other submissions that you make on this site may contain your real name or other personally identifiable information and, as a result, may appear on this site. Like many web sites, we receive general information that is contained in our server log files such as your IP address and web browser used. Information about how User Data may be used on this site (if at all) is set forth below.

2. Use of Data.
We may use Data to customize and improve your user experience on this site. We will make efforts so that your Data will not be provided to third parties unless

(i) provided for otherwise in this Privacy Policy;

(ii) we obtain your consent, such as when you choose to opt-in or opt-out to the sharing of Data;

(iii) a service provided on our site requires the interaction with or is provided by a third party, by way of example an Application Service Provider (Pay-Pal);

(iv) pursuant to legal process or law enforcement;

(v) we find that your use of this site violates our this Policy, Terms of Service, other usage guidelines or as deemed reasonably necessary by us to protect our legal rights and/or property;

We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

3. Cookies.
Like many web sites, we set and use cookies to enhance your user experience, such as retaining your personal settings and to recognize you by name when you log in to our site. Cookies are small text files that we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personal information. A cookie is like an identification card. It is unique to your computer and can only be read by the server that gave it to you.

5. Children.
We welcome children on this website. This website contains no offensive content.

6. Editing or Deleting Your Account Information.
We provide you with the ability to edit the information in your user account information that you provided to us in registration by using your personal page configuration area (User Details) . You may request deletion of your user account by contacting our webmaster. Content or other data that you may have provided to us and that is not contained within your user account, such as posts that may appear within our forums, information given by you for inclusion on web pages, etc., may continue to remain on our site at our discretion even though your user account is deleted. Please see our Terms of Use for more information.

We limit access to personal information about you to Chow Chow Club, Inc. the Board of Directors and Committee heads/members who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. Additionally, we use encryption, and other technology to ensure the security of your personal information, and to prevent unauthorized access or improper use.

Some links on our website may take you to other websites operated and/or controlled by third parties. These links are provided as a convenience, and their inclusion does not imply endorsement of the external sites by the Chow Chow Club, Inc.. As you surf the web, please be mindful of the respective identifications of the entities operating the websites that you visit and remember that we have no control over the collection or use of information on third-party websites, or the use of any personal information that you may provide in connection with the use of such websites. The Chow Chow Club Inc. does not take responsibility for the content of other websites.

 9. Changes to this Privacy Policy.
We may make changes to this Policy from time to time. We will notify you of substantial changes to this Policy either by posting a prominent announcement on our site and/or by sending a message to the e-mail address you have provided to us that is contained within your user settings.

10. No guarantees.
While this Privacy Policy states our standards for maintenance of Data and we will make efforts to meet them, we are not in a position to guarantee these standards. There may be factors beyond our control that may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, we disclaim any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of Data.

11. Contact Information.
If you have any questions about this Policy or our web site, please feel free to contact our webmaster.

When you do business with us, you must agree to our Terms of Service. For more information, CLICK HERE

Revised: 8/29/2007
Copyright © 2007 Chow Chow Club, Inc., All Rights Reserved.