Privacy Policy

Global Canine Registry, LLC. is committed to protecting your privacy.

This Privacy Statement ("Statement") describes what and how Global Canine Registry, LLC. ("Global Canine Registry", "GCR", "we", "our", and "us") gathers and how we may use personal information. This Statement applies to: (i) users of the website www.globalcanineregistry.com (the "Site"); (ii) users of Global Canine Registry services and related offerings that reference or link to this privacy statement (the "Service(s)"); and (iii) information gathered from visitors to websites using the Services. (i), (ii) and (iii) individually and collectively are referred to as "User(s)" or "you" or "your". It also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal information.


Personal Data

Global Canine Registry does not sell Users' personal information.

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received. We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), the industry standard, for encrypting all personal information, including name, address and credit card numbers via a secure third-party PCI compliant service. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us.


Information Collection and Use

We only collect, use, share, store, or otherwise process your personal information when we have an appropriate basis. For example, we may process your personal information as necessary to provide services that are subject to terms you have accepted, such as our end user license agreements or service terms and conditions. We may process your personal information when necessary to comply with legal obligations or for purposes of pursuing legitimate interests (such as providing products and services, preventing fraud, enforcing legal claims, and security purposes), if doing so is consistent with your rights and appropriate to the context, such as providing Services, the Site, performing internal analytics, and conducting reasonable monitoring of your use of our Site or Services to prevent misuse of our Site or Services and fraud. Additionally, we may, in certain cases, ask you for your consent for certain processing of your personal information.

We collect personal information through the Site and websites using the Services, such as name, address, email address, phone number, ip address, username, password, billing and other information a User provides. We also collect and receive information as described in the section on Tracking Technologies, below.

We may use this information to:

  • operate, maintain, and improve the Site and Services.
  • respond to comments and questions and provide customer service.
  • send information including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages.
  • link or combine user information with other personal information.
  • communicate about promotions, events, and other news about services offered by us or selected partners (you may always opt out).
  • protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.

We also use information as described in the section on Tracking Technologies, below.

We will only use this information for the purposes for which we collected or received it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

We may collect the following information when you register on or fill out a form on our site:

  • First Name and Last Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number (optional)
  • Street Address
  • City
  • State / Province / Region
  • Postal / Zip Code

Sharing of Personal Information

We will only share personal information:

  • for legal, protection, and safety purposes. This includes: (i) as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request (ii) protecting the rights and property of Global Canine Registry, our clients, Users, and others, including enforcing our agreements, policies, and AUP; (iii) in an emergency, including for the safety of our employees, Users, or any person. If Global Canine Registry is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, of any change in ownership, uses of your personal information, and choices you may have regarding your personal information.
  • with those who need it to do work for us. For example, third party companies to process payments. We do not store full credit card numbers or personal account numbers. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
  • with consent.

Anonymous Aggregated Data

Global Canine Registry may aggregate and anonymize data from individual Global Canine Registry Services and utilize it to further secure other Global Canine Registry services and clients. We may utilize this anonymous data to build further security into each Service we deploy for our users. None of the data identifies any individual. For example, we monitor DDoS attacks at the network edge and utilize that data to protect other Global Canine Registry clients or Users from DDoS attacks. We may assemble this data and provide it to an external party in an anonymized format, maintaining that our Users’ and their visitors’ personal information will never be attached to or included in such data. We utilize this log data to detect and block new threats on the Internet.


Tracking Technologies

Global Canine Registry and its partners use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, provide fraud prevention and security services to our Clients, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Users can typically remove and reject cookies from our Site with its browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies settings are changed. If you remove or reject the cookies, it could adversely affect how our Site and Services work.

"Cookies" do not tell us name, email address or passwords of a User. When a User visits the Site, we may use the computer’s cookies to provide a more personal and interactive experience. To improve and secure the Services we provide to Users, we may place cookies on websites of a User using the Services. One example is continually improving the identification of potential security threats to a User’s website. We do not store unobscured personal or private information in a cookie.


Log Files

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, computer operating system type, browser type, browser language, the website a User visited before browsing to our Site, pages viewed, how long a User spent on a page, access times and information about use of and actions on our Site to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the Site.


Behavioral Targeting

We may partner with a third party that displays advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third-party partners may use cookies or similar technologies in order to provide advertising based upon user browsing activities and interests.


Information Choices and Access

If you reside in an EEA member state or Switzerland, and your personal data are transferred to the U.S. pursuant to the Privacy Shield: upon request Global Canine Registry will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. You may, under certain circumstances, access, correct, or request deletion of your personal information by logging into your account or by contacting us. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

If you reside in an EEA member state or Switzerland, and we process your personal data in an EEA member state or Switzerland: Under certain circumstances you may have the right to request access to, correction of, erasure of, or the transfer of your personal information, as well as the right to object to or restrict the processing of your personal data by contacting us. Where we are processing your personal data pursuant to your consent, you may revoke your consent by contacting us.

Where we are processing data received from or collected on behalf of our Clients: Global Canine Registry collects and receives information under the direction of its clients, and has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes under these circumstances. If you are a customer of one of our clients and would no longer like to be contacted by one of our clients that use our service, please contact the client that you interact with directly. We may transfer personal information to companies that help us provide our service. Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the service agreements with our clients. We acknowledge that individuals may have the right to access their own personal information. Global Canine Registry has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal information it processes on behalf of its clients. An individual who seeks to exercise the rights described above for data that have been transferred to the U.S. pursuant to the Privacy Shield or that are being processed in an EEA member state or Switzerland, should submit their query to the Global Canine Registry client (the data controller). If requested to remove data, we will attempt to respond within 30 days. We retain personal information we process on behalf of our clients for as long as needed to provide services to our client, as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.


Retention

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.


Links to 3rd Party Websites

Our website includes links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Global Canine Registry. If you submit personal information to any of those websites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any website you visit.

We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites; such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Again, we encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any website you visit.


Collected information uses

Any information provided by you is used to understand your needs and provide a better service. We may use your information for the following reasons:

  • To send periodic e-mails and to contact you for market research purposes
  • To personalize your website experience according to your interests
  • To improve our products or services based on your needs

Collected information security

In order to prevent any unauthorised access or disclosure of the personal information that we gather, we have in place electronic and managerial procedures to secure and guard these information.


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You can

With proper validation of the intended user, before any action, you may contact us at any time to:

  • Request access to information that GCR has about you
  • Contact information that GCR has about you
  • Modify (if applicable) information that GCR has about you
  • Delete information that GCR has about you

If you have any additional qurestions about GCR's collection and storage of data, please contact us at [email protected]


Changes to This Privacy Statement

We may change or update this Statement at any time. If we do, we will change the Last Updated date and promptly post it on the Site. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.


Date of Last Update

This agreement was last updated on May 27, 2018.