Effective date: 2/8/2019

Hello, we own and maintain Dachshundstation.com. We are committed to recognizing our readers and protecting your privacy through our Site’s Privacy Policy.

This privacy policy manages your access to and the use of our site, Dachshundstation.com. This is including the content, functionality, and any services or products offered on our Site. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

Please read the entire policy before you use or interact with this website. By using this Site, you accept and agree to the policy outlined on this page.


Information Collection

This Site doesn’t collect any personal information about you, the user. We do not sell or rent any information, such as e-mail addresses provided for the e-mail newsletter, contact form, or comments section to any third party.

E-mail

This site will collect your e-mail address only if you voluntarily provide it to us. This may occur when signing up to receive an e-mail newsletter.  We use a third-party e-mail provider to store your e-mail address when you sign up for our e-mail newsletter.

We will use your e-mail address for the purposes for which you provided it to us, and to send you e-mails regarding the Site or other products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.  You may opt out of any e-mail communications by clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of the e-mail. We will not share your e-mail address with any third parties.

Contact and Comments Form

We ask our readers to provide an e-mail address for our contact form and comments form. Names and e-mail addresses provided in the contact form or comments form are only used for a response or follow up purposes.

When a user leaves a comment on our Site, we collect the data shown in the comments form. To help us with any spam detection, we collect the visitor’s and browser user agent string and IP address. We do not sell or share e-mail addresses to third parties.

When you leave a message in the comments section, your message (and any metadata) is saved indefinitely. This is to avoid any follow-up messages from being held up in the queue for approval. The approval will occur automatically and allow a faster response time. User’s comments will be sent through an automated spam detection service.

Links

This Site contains links to other sites (ex: videos, images, articles with embedded content). These websites may collect data about the user, using cookies, embedded tracking. If you have an account and are logged into the website, it can track interactions with the embedded content.

Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these other sites. We encourage our readers to be aware when they leave our site to review the privacy policy statements that may collect personal information on other sites.

Cookies

A “cookie” is a file containing an id that is sent by a web server to a browser and is then stored by the browser. The id is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies don’t usually contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  1. Web Analysis – We use cookies to help us analyze the use and performance of our website through Google Analytics. Google Analytics gathers info about websites by using cookies. The info gathered is used to create reports about the use of our website.
  2. Advertising – We use advertisements to support our Site. Advertisers use web beacons or cookies to display ads that will be relevant to our readers. For some advertisers, the information collected can include the user’s IP address, ISP, and the browser used to visit our side. This is used for geotargeting purposes (showing certain ads based on specific sites visited).

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. When blocking cookies, this might have a negative impact on the functions of some websites, including our Site. Some features of the Site may cease to be available to you.

Internet Advertising Privacy

In order to protect the property and rights of our Site, the public, or any 3rd parties, the release of personal information may be needed only in response to a court order, subpoena, or other governmental requests, or when we believe that disclosure is necessary.

Analytics

Our Site uses a tool called Google Analytics. This is a tool that helps us collect information about your browsing actions and patterns while visiting our site. This information can include where you are, how you use our Site and any communications between your PC and this website. This also collects data about the type of pc you may use, internet connection, IP address, operating system, and the type of browser used.

The information collected through Google Analytics is for statistical purposes only and we do not collect your personal information.  We use the information provided by Analytics to improve our Site.  If you would like to choose to opt out of Google Analytics information collecting, you may download and install “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-On”.  If you would like some more info on the data collection, please review the Google Privacy Policy.

Asset or Business Sale Transfers

If this Site is sold with all its assets either through a merger, the sale of assets or bankruptcy, or otherwise, the user information is considered one of the assets that will be acquired or transferred to the third party. By using this website, you acknowledge that if such transfers occur, any acquirer of this website may continue to use your personal information as stated in this policy.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

Occasionally, we may revise our current Privacy Policy if our practices have changed or as we add or update any new services or products. If we make any changes to our Privacy Policy on how we are handling your personal info, we will notify you.

By using our Site or our services after the stated effective date on the privacy policy, you are held to consent to our current policy. We urge you to review this page regularly.

Contact

For any other questions or concerns please visit our Contact Page.