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Last Updated: July 9, 2018
1. Introduction
Noble Manes Cattery values the trust our users and customers place in us when they give us access to their personal data. The Privacy Policy describes how we work to maintain that trust and protect that information.
In particular, this Privacy Policy details our collection, use and disclosure of personal and non-personal data you give to Noble Manes Cattery when you access or use Noble Manes Cattery’ online and/or mobile services and websites, and software provided by Noble Manes Cattery on or in connection with such services or websites (collectively, the “Site”). This statement governs our privacy policies with respect to those users of the Site (“Visitors”) who visit without transacting business and Visitors who register to transact business on the Site and make use of the various services offered by Noble Manes Cattery (collectively, “Services”) (“Authorized Customers”).
1.1 Personal Data and Non-Personal Data
Personal data (“Personal Data”) refers to any information that identifies you as a specific individual, and non-personal data (“Non-Personal Data”) refers to any information that does not identify you as a specific individual. Please note that at all times Noble Manes Cattery will adhere to the applicable statutory definition in determining what is and is not Personal Data for the purposes of this Privacy Policy. Where this Privacy Policy refers to “information” or “your information” this may include both Personal and Non-Personal Data.
1.2 The Scope of Noble Manes Cattery’ Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy covers only data that we collect through the Site, and not any other data collection or processing, including, without limitation, the data collection practices of any affiliate or other third party, including any third-party operators of web pages to which the Site links, and any information that we collect offline or through any websites, products, or services that do not display a direct link to this Privacy Policy.
Occasionally, we may refer to this Privacy Policy in notices on the Site, including special purpose web pages, mobile applications, or other resources, for example, if we invite you to submit ideas to improve the Site. This Privacy Policy applies to information collected by us through such special purpose resources, as modified in the particular notice (e.g., with respect to the types of data collected or our uses or disclosures of such information). Noble Manes Cattery may amend this Privacy Policy at any time.
1.3 California Privacy
Additional policies apply to California Residents, as outlined in our California Privacy Rights.
1.4 Changes to the Privacy Policy
Please review the “Last Updated” legend at the top of this page to determine when this Privacy Policy was last amended. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective on the “Last Updated” date indicated above. By using the Site or providing information to us following such changes, you will have accepted the amended Privacy Policy. If Noble Manes Cattery is going to use Personal Data collected through the Site in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection, then Noble Manes Cattery will notify users via email and/or by posting a notice on Noble Manes Cattery’ Site for 30 days prior to such use or by other means as required by law.
2. Information Collected
You provide different types of information in order for Noble Manes Cattery to provide our services, products and features to you.
2.1 Information You Provide to Noble Manes Cattery
– From Our Site
We collect data from you when you create an Noble Manes Cattery account, request information, subscribe for a service, participate in a survey, post a rating or review, post a question or answer, complete a Noble Manes Cattery Assessment, upload content or otherwise actively send us data on our Site. This may include, but is not limited to, your user name, password, first and last name, email address, telephone number (including mobile phone number), street address, gender, occupation, interests, messages you send to users, and any other data included in a submitted profile or form, and answers you give to any questionnaires sent to you, which you answer.
– Through Your Activity on www.NobleManesCattery.com
In addition, as part of the standard operation of the Site, Noble Manes Cattery may collect and analyze information from your computer or mobile device and actions taken on the Site, including, but not limited to, your searches on Noble Manes Cattery, your activity time on the Site and each page, page views, clicks, taps, session activity, browser type, operating system, type of device, MAC address, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Site
– Through Your Submission of a Adoption Application
We collect the following additional information from those who have shown interest in adopting one of our kittens/cats: household demographics, household language, additional members (human & animal) of your household, current and past pet experiences, and other specific questions as outlined in our Join Our Interest List form.
2.2 Additional Data Noble Manes Cattery May Receive from Third Parties
Any Personal Data that Noble Manes Cattery may obtain from other third-party sources will be processed by Noble Manes Cattery in accordance with this Privacy Policy and all applicable laws.
2.3 Storage of Your Information
Noble Manes Cattery shall retain users’ Personal Data to the extent such retention is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the purposes for which they are processed. In particular, Noble Manes Cattery shall not retain Personal Data for any longer than necessary for the purposes of performing the processing outlined in this Privacy Policy.
If you create an Noble Manes Cattery account, your information may be collected and stored in a manner that connects to your account email address. Noble Manes Cattery may also create and assign to your device an identifier that is similar to an account number. We may collect the name you have associated with your device, device type, telephone number, country, and any other information you choose to provide, such as user name, email address, or zip code. The collection of this data is solely used in accordance with the purposes outlined in sections 4, 5 and 9 of this Privacy Policy, to the extent applicable.
Noble Manes Cattery may also store the information detailed in this section 2 of the Privacy Policy on its equipment or the equipment of third parties that Noble Manes Cattery has a relationship with. Such storage services will be governed by appropriate protections, as required by applicable rules.
2.4 What Personal Data is Required
Noble Manes Cattery will indicate to you at the point of provision as to whether or not particular Personal Data provided by you is required in order to provide particular Noble Manes Cattery services or features to you. Where Personal Data that is required is not provided by you then the particular feature or service may not be available to you.
2.5 The Legal Basis on Which Noble Manes Cattery Collects Your Personal Data
Noble Manes Cattery collects and processes your Personal Data on the basis of different legal grounds, depending on the nature of the Personal Data being provided and the type of processing involved.
– Performance of a Contract
Most of the Personal Data processed by Noble Manes Cattery is performed on the basis that it is necessary for the performance of our agreement with you, or in order to take steps at the request of the user prior to entering such an agreement. An example of this would be where Noble Manes Cattery matches you with a kitten/cat up for adoption.
– Legitimate Interest
A second ground relied upon by Noble Manes Cattery for other types of processing of your Personal Data is that it is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by Noble Manes Cattery. Such legitimate interests will include where Noble Manes Cattery sends you marketing about our products and services, where we believe you have a reasonable expectation that we will perform a particular type of processing on your behalf, or where such processing is strictly necessary for fraud detection and prevention. Noble Manes Cattery will only rely on such a ground where an assessment has been performed balancing the interests and rights involved and the necessity of the processing in order to provide our services, products and features to you.
– Compliance with a Legal Obligation
A third ground relied upon for certain types of processing is that it is necessary in order to allow Noble Manes Cattery to comply with a legal obligation. An example of this would be where Noble Manes Cattery is required to retain business records for fixed periods of time in order to comply with federal tax laws or local legal requirements.
– Consent
Finally, in certain limited situations, Noble Manes Cattery relies on your consent in order to process your Personal Data. Where Noble Manes Cattery requires your consent in order to collect and process certain Personal Data, we seek your consent at the time of provision, and such processing will only be performed where consent is secured.
3. Limitation of User or Disclosure of Personal Data
3.1 Where a User Wants to Close a Login-Account
When a User closes an account, the User will no longer have access to any of the data we make available under that account name, including but not limited to, search history, user preferences, saved posts, and any other data associated with the account. If the User uses the same email address to set up a new account, this data from a previous account will not become available to the User again.
3.2 Minimum Age of our Users
The Site is not for use by anyone under the age of 13. To use the Site you agree that you must be the minimum age (described in this paragraph below) or older.
The minimum age for these purposes shall be 13, however if local laws require that you must be older in order for Noble Manes Cattery to lawfully provide the services in the Site to you then that older age shall apply as the applicable minimum age. In all jurisdictions outside the United States, if you are under the age of 18 or the age of majority in your jurisdiction, you must use Noble Manes Cattery under the supervision of your parent, legal guardian or responsible adult. Noble Manes Cattery adopts a range of measures to try to ensure that we do not accept individuals who do not meet the minimum age and any other applicable age requirements.
3.3 Minimum Age for Adoption of a kitten/cat
The minimum age for Adoption of a kitten/cat is 18. If a person under the age of 18 would like to adopt a kitten/cat the contract and all associated paperwork must be in the name of the child’s parent or legal guardian, under NO circumstances will Noble Manes Cattery enter into a contractual agreement with any person under the age of 18; regardless of jurisdiction.
4. Purposes, Uses and Disclosures of Information
We may use any information collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy, including Personal Data, for the purposes set forth in this sections 4, 5 and 9 of this Privacy Policy, to the extent applicable. Noble Manes Cattery uses such information to screen adoption families and to offer a kitten/cat adoption. In order to do this we use your Personal Data to:
1) provide our services, animals and features to you;
2) to measure and improve our services, features; and
3) to protect our users and provide them with customer support.
More detail on these purposes, uses and disclosures of your information is set out below.
4.1 Creating an Account, Sending You Litter Announcements and Other Promotional Materials
If and to the extent permitted by applicable law, Noble Manes Cattery may use your contact information to (i) create an account; (ii) send you announcement alerts; and (iii) send you information about Noble Manes Cattery, including promotional materials. Noble Manes Cattery may use third-party partners to perform these activities on Noble Manes Cattery’ behalf.
Noble Manes Cattery may also share your information with third parties (including operators of third-party websites and/or social networking sites) in order to show you targeted advertisements and other content that has been customized for you. Such advertisements will only relate to Noble Manes Cattery’ services, products, and features. If you wish to opt out of receiving any marketing messages from Noble Manes Cattery, please see section 12 of this Privacy Policy.
4.2 Your Contact Information
When you give Noble Manes Cattery contact information (such as your name and email address) and other forms of Personal and Non-Personal Data, you agree that Noble Manes Cattery may utilize this information for the purposes outlined in sections 4, 5 and 9, to the extent applicable. In particular, you agree that Noble Manes Cattery may, as part of its services to you, communicate with you, or initiate communication with you on behalf of a third party, through your Noble Manes Cattery account or through other means such as email, telephone (including mobile phone), or postal mail, including through the use of contact information that you may provide to Noble Manes Cattery or that Noble Manes Cattery may otherwise obtain from third-party resources.
4.3 Preventing Fraud and Spam
Noble Manes Cattery may also use information collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy to help diagnose problems with the Site and Noble Manes Cattery’s service, to prevent potentially fraudulent or illegal activities, and to protect individuals from other activities that may be detrimental to you or others. Noble Manes Cattery may investigate and disclose information from or about you or your use of Noble Manes Cattery if we have a good faith belief that such investigation or disclosure (a) is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process (including subpoenas, search warrants, court orders) and law enforcement instructions and orders; (b) is helpful to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the use of the Site; or (c) may protect our rights, reputation, property, safety, or that of the public; or (d) as necessary to meet national security requirements
We may use a variety of methods to detect and address anomalous activity and screen content to prevent abuse such as spam or fraud. However, such detection methods are not perfect and false positives may occur. These efforts may on occasion result in a temporary or permanent suspension or termination of some functions for some users.
– Preventing Fraud and Spam in Messages
Noble Manes Cattery also reserves the right to drop messages or comments from our system that Noble Manes Cattery determines do not adhere to Site Rules or any of the terms of this agreement. Noble Manes Cattery further reserves the right to conduct investigations to determine whether you are perpetrating a scam, spamming Noble Manes Cattery or its users, or otherwise conducting fraudulent activity on Noble Manes Cattery by various means, including but not limited to investigating your functionality by setting up profiles and names that belong to Noble Manes Cattery. Noble Manes Cattery also reserves the right to turn over any information gathered via such investigations to the police or other third party if Noble Manes Cattery has a good faith belief that you are using the Site in violation of these terms.
4.4 Facilitating Payment
If you provide PayPal, credit, debit or other payment card and related details to us in order to make a payment, Noble Manes Cattery will use such information only for the purpose of processing the payment (e.g., the last four digits of credit card numbers and related verification information).
5. Additional Uses and Disclosures of Non-Personal Data
In addition to the other uses and disclosures of information set forth in this Privacy Policy, and notwithstanding anything in this Privacy Policy to the contrary, we may use and disclosure, for any purpose, any Non-Personal Data, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. If we combine any Non-Personal Data with Personal Data, then we will only use and disclose such combined information for the purposes described in sections 4 and 9 of this Privacy Policy while it is so combined.
6. Security
6.1 General
Noble Manes Cattery seeks to use all reasonable security measures to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the Personal Data under Noble Manes Cattery’s control. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect the information you transmite to use, we cannot guarantee its security.
Please also be aware that we may use third-party cloud service providers that provide hosting, data storage and other services pursuant to standard terms and conditions that may be nonnegotiable; these service providers have informed us or the general public that they apply security measures they consider adequate for the protection of information within their system, or they have a general reputation for applying such measures. However, we will not be liable (to the fullest extent permitted by law) for any damages that may result from the misuse of any information, including Personal Data, by these companies.
6.2 On our Site
Noble Manes Cattery uses an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate issued by Comodo.com to encrypt data that passes between our web server and your browser window. By utilizing an SSL Certificate, we adhere to the highest possible encryption levels for online transactions. Each SSL certificate is signed with NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) recommended 2048 bit signatures and provides up to 256 bit encryption of customer data.
7. Cookies
7.1 Introduction: What is a cookie?
“Cookies” are text-only pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive or other website-browsing equipment for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow the Site to remember important information that will make your use of the site more convenient. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value. Certain cookies will be used on the Site regardless of whether you are logged in to your account or not.
Session Cookies are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Site.
Persistent Cookies remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie). When we use session cookies to track the total number of visitors to our Site, this is done on an anonymous aggregate basis (as cookies do not in themselves carry any personal data). We may also employ cookies so that we remember your computer when it is used to return to the Site to help customize your Noble Manes Cattery web experience. We may associate personal information with a cookie file in those instances.
7.2 How Noble Manes Cattery uses cookie
Like most websites, we use cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your online experience, for analytics and for marketing, but specifically we use Cookies on the Site for the following purposes:
– Analytical Purposes
We use cookies to analyze user activity in order to improve the Site. For example, we can use cookies to look at aggregate patterns like the average number of searches that users perform. We can use such analysis to gain insights about how to improve the functionality and user experience of the Site.
– Your Preferences & User Experience
We use cookies to gather certain information about users, such as browser type, server, language preference, and country setting, in order to store user preferences on our Site to make your user experience more consistent and convenient. For example, we may store the recent searches you have performed in a cookie so that we can allow you to easily repeat those searches when you return to our Site. In addition, we use cookies to maintain your logged in state when you visit our Site repeatedly. We may also use your IP address to determine your geographic location in order to provide you with the most relevant search results.
– Marketing
We use cookies from third-party partners such as Google and Facebook for marketing purposes. These cookies allow us to display Noble Manes Cattery promotional material to you on other sites you visit across the Internet. Noble Manes Cattery may also share information about your behavior on the Site with third parties (including operators of third-party websites and/or social networking sites) in order to show you targeted advertisements and other content that has been customized for you. We also use cookies to facilitate the Noble Manes Cattery Targeted Ads Program. In this Program, we use cookies to determine which ads users have seen, and how many times users have seen a particular ad.
– Referral Tracking
We use cookies to associate user activity with the third party website that referred the user to our Site, or to associate user activity that Noble Manes Cattery referred to a third party website. These third party partner websites receive credit for the activity of users they refer to our Site, or give Noble Manes Cattery credit for the activity of users referred to such third party websites. We do not share any personal information or information about individual user activities with these partner entities. We also use cookies to associate user activity with the email campaign that referred the user to our Site.
– Security Purposes
We use cookies to limit certain types of cyber attacks.
– Testing, Usability, and Performance Improvement Purposes
We use cookies to ensure users receive a consistent user experience while we conduct A/B testing on certain aspects of our Site in order to improve our product offerings. We also use cookies to improve the performance and reliability of our Site.
– Fraud/Spam prevention
We use cookies during fraud reviews and investigations. Some of our cookie/device tracking happens via 3rd party vendors like SiftScience, other times we use our own indexes to identify activity related to specific cookies.
7.3 Managing cookies in your browser
Use the options in your web browser if you do not wish to receive a cookie or if you wish to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. You can easily delete and manage any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser by following the instructions provided by your particular browser manufacturer.
If your browser is not listed here, consult the documentation that your particular browser manufacturer provides. You may also consult your mobile device documentation for information on how to disable cookies on your mobile device. If you disable all cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of this Site. Please note that if you have not cleared your cookies or cache, the contents of which may affect autofill functions on the Noble Manes Cattery site and you are responsible for any such actions.
Noble Manes Cattery uses the AdWords and Remarketing Lists features of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers. Noble Manes Cattery and Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our Site. This means that vendors including Google will display Noble Manes Cattery promotional material on other sites you visit across the Internet.
You may opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertisers including AdWords and opt-out of customized Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Preferences Manager. To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed an Opt-out Browser add-on, which is available by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, to enable you to opt-out of Google’s programs.
7.4 Third-Party Cookies
The following cookie table lists a selection of the third party cookies used on Noble Manes Cattery. Although we may update this list periodically, please be advised that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies are subject to change.
COOKIEDESCRIPTIONEXPIRATION
_gaUsed by Google Analytics to track user activity over different browsing sessions. For some job postings in Japan, this cookie may share limited demographic information about applicants with employers. You will know if this information is being shared because it will be explicitly called out in the application process.2 Years
_galiUsed by Google Analytics to record what item on the previous page the user interacted with to get to the current page.Immediately
_utmaUsed by Google Analytics to store information on number of visits, first visit, and most recent visit.2 Years
_utmbUsed by Google Analytics to record the timestamp of the moment the user enters the site.1 Month
_utmcUsed by Google Analytics to track when users leave the site.1 Year
_utmzUsed by Google Analytics to track where a visitor came from.1 Year
8. Links to Third-Party Sites
The Site contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving to another web site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policies may differ from ours. For detailed information on how our linking process works; visit our URL Linking Policy.
9. Acquisitions and Other Reorganizations
Information collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy, including Personal Data, may be disclosed to one or more third parties in connection with any change of ownership or control in Noble Manes Cattery’ business (whether by merger, sale, or otherwise), or any other reorganization or joint venture, or assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceeding), and any such information may be used by such third party in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Equally, information collected pursuant to this Privacy Policy, including Personal Data, may be disclosed to one or more third parties in connection with any acquisition or merger carried out by Noble Manes Cattery of such third parties.
10. Exercising Rights With Respect to Personal Data
Noble Manes Cattery users that provide their Personal Data in the EU, and those that provide their Personal Data in any other jurisdictions that adopt laws affording equivalent protections to those in the EU, may avail of the rights detailed below.
10.1 The Right to Rectify Your Personal Data
Noble Manes Cattery users are able to edit and update some of their Personal Data held by Noble Manes Cattery on the Site, and if you have any queries or complaints we encourage you to contact us here or by means listed below.
Alternatively, if you do not wish to do this you may make a formal request to have Noble Manes Cattery rectify any inaccurate Personal Data on your behalf by sending an email to info@noblemanescattery.com from the email address associated with your account.
10.2 The Right to Object to or Restrict the Processing of Your Personal Data
If you have any queries or complaints about how we process your Personal Data we encourage you to contact us here or by means listed below.
Alternatively, if you do not wish to do this you may make a formal request to object to, or restrict, processing of your Personal Data by Noble Manes Cattery. In order to do so please send an email to info@noblemanescattery.com from the email address associated with your account.
10.3 The Rights of Access to and Portability of Your Personal Data
Noble Manes Cattery users are able to access most of their Personal Data held by Noble Manes Cattery on the Site, and if you have any queries or complaints we encourage you to contact us here or by means listed below.
Alternatively, if you do not wish to do this you may make a formal request to access your Personal Data held by Noble Manes Cattery. In order to do so, please send an email to info@noblemanescattery.com from the email address associated with your account, and paste the following sentence in your email: “I am requesting to access my personal data.” Noble Manes Cattery will provide your Personal Data to you in a portable format to allow it to be transmitted to third parties.
10.4 The Right to Delete Your Personal Data
Noble Manes Cattery users are able to edit and update most of their Personal Data held by Noble Manes Cattery on the Site, and if you have any queries or complaints we encourage you to contact us here or by means listed below.
Alternatively, if you do not wish to do this, you may make a formal request delete your Personal Data held by Noble Manes Cattery. In order to do so, please email to info@noblemanescattery.com from the email address associated with your account, and paste the following sentence in your email: “I am requesting to delete my personal data.” Once your request has been confirmed, Noble Manes Cattery will initiate the necessary steps to execute this exercise, including the deletion of your Noble Manes Cattery account. Where the deletion request relates to Personal Data that you previously requested be made public on Noble Manes Cattery (posting a public comment), we will make reasonable efforts to inform any other controllers of this request.
PLEASE NOTE: by requesting the deletion of your Personal Data, you will no longer be able to create an account with Noble Manes Cattery using the same email address. If you simply wish to close your account, please click the “close my account” button in your account page.
10.5 Some Limitations
Such rights of rectification, objection, restriction, access, portability and deletion are subject to certain limitations, as provided for by applicable laws. Individual requests will be completed within the time allotted by relevant regulations, which starts to run from the point of Noble Manes Cattery confirming your request. Where permitted, please note there may be a charge for subsequent requests from the same individual, which will be determined by Noble Manes Cattery and only imposed to the extent permitted by applicable law.
11. Do Not Track Requests
We do not respond to the browser “Do Not Track” (DNT) signal if enabled by the user in their web browser. When we set or read cookies on non-Noble Manes Cattery sites that have integrated our search and display features, we do so, for example, to provide a personalized search experience to users on those sites. We do not share any information about your use of Noble Manes Cattery with those third parties. When third parties that we have integrated into Noble Manes Cattery sites (as described in the Noble Manes Cattery Cookie Policy) set or read their own third-party cookies, they may or may not respond to the DNT signal.
12. Opting Out
12.1 Contacting Noble Manes Cattery
Should you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us using any of the following options: Contact Us Form, by email at info@noblemanescattery.com, by phone at Phone Number: (661) 718-1054, or postal mail to Noble Manes Cattery at 5716 Vahan Court, Lancaster, California 93536, USA.
12.2 Complaints
If you believe your data protection rights have been infringed by Noble Manes Cattery, you have the right to complain to the appropriate data protection supervisory authority in your jurisdiction.
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