Privacy Statement

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THIS STATEMENT PROVIDES GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PRIVACY STATEMENT OF THIS WEBSITE. You MUST be 18 years of age or older to use our service and when you click "agree" you are agreeing you are eighteen years of age or older.

YOUR USE OF THIS SERVICE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE BY YOU OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT.

American Council of Animal Naturopathy, LLC ("A.C.A.N.") is providing you this site and its related applications and services (collectively, “Service”). The Service may be delivered to you through the Internet via your browser or app (mobile or otherwise).

This privacy policy (“Privacy Statement”) discloses how American Council of Animal Naturopathy LLC. collects, protects, uses and shares information gathered on this Service. Your use of this Service is further subject to the terms of use (“Terms of Use“) posted on this website or app (this Privacy Statement is part of the Terms of Use).

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE GATHER ABOUT YOU?

We collect information from you when you access American Council of Animal Naturopathy LLC and when you subscribe to our email, blog or newsletter service.

WHAT DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR?

We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website by identifying (1) which parts of our site are most heavily used, and (2) which portion of our audience comes from within the A.C.A.N. network. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that user sessions will be tracked, but the users will remain anonymous.

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

User information may be shared with third-party partners to the extent necessary to provide and improve web services or other communications to users. Any third parties who receive user information for this purpose are prohibited from using or sharing user information for any purpose other than providing services to users.

We may also provide your information to third parties in circumstances where we believe that doing so is necessary or appropriate to: satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users or others.

When you conduct a purchase transaction through this Service, you are providing transaction information to our third-party suppliers (such as transaction processors and financial institutions) who will use the information solely for processing your requested transaction. There may also be other third-party vendors who supply web hosting and other technologies and/or services for this Service that may have access to your personally identifying information but, unless they get express permission from you, they will not use such information for any other purpose other than to provide services in connection with this Service.

DEVICE INFORMATION COLLECTED BY US

We may collect non-personal information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access A.C.A.N., such as IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language or other information of this nature. We use this information in an aggregate fashion to track access to A.C.A.N. At no time do we disclose site usage by individual IP addresses. Web server logs are retained on a temporary basis and then deleted from our systems.

COOKIES

Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer (unless you block them). We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

Cookies may be set by an organization other than A.C.A.N. These “third-party cookies” may, for example, originate from websites such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus or other social media services for which A.C.A.N. has implemented “plug-ins.” Since the cookie policies of these sites change over time, you should determine their policies by visiting the privacy policy pages of these sites directly.

You may disable cookies through your individual browser options. If you would like to learn more about cookies please refer to the following website: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

We may provide hyperlinks to third-party websites as a convenience to users of A.C.A.N. American Council of Animal Naturopathy does not control third-party websites and is not responsible for the contents of any linked-to, third-party websites or any hyperlink in a linked-to website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third-party websites.

EMAIL POLICY

We will not share, sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission.

PUBLIC FORUMS

A.C.A.N. may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, web pages, and/or public spaces available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas may become public information but, regardless, may be available to other users of the Service and may be used by A.C.A.N. Consequently, you should carefully consider whether to disclose your personal information in such public areas.

NATURE OF DATA ON THE INTERNET

Due to the complexity and open nature of the Internet, there is always a risk that information collected by and/or displayed on the Service may be compromised or accessed notwithstanding the implementation of reasonable data security measures by A.C.A.N.

To mitigate such risks, you should (a) use secure usernames and passwords and carefully protect them from disclosure; and (b) implement updated internet security and virus protection software on your computer system. Should you suspect that your computer’s security has been compromised or that your username or password may have been have been accessed by a third party, please contact us immediately and request to have your password changed.

YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SHALL ONLY BE USED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT.

INFORMATION PROTECTION

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information we gather about you, we have taken commercially reasonable steps to protect the information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. The effective date of this policy was October 16, 2013.

If you have any questions or concerns about the Privacy Statement, please Contact Us