The information we collect
When you register to become a member of Dogtec.com (Dogtec), we collect your user name, name and email address. When you register your kennel we collect your country and state, optionally your hometown, phone and address and the information you want to share about your dogs.
Note that your password is stored in an encypted form, using a one way encryption. This means that if you loose it, we cannot restore it for you, all you can do is apply for a new one on the site.
When you enter Dogtec.com, we may collect your IP address. In addition, we store certain information from your browser using "cookies." A cookie is a piece of data stored on the users computer tied to information about the user. We use session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser, unless you choose to remember your session with our site.
When comments are posted through Dogtec, we collect and maintain information associated with those messages, including email addresses and content.
Dogtec will only use your private information to contact you for administrative duties of the site. In particular, it will not sell or provide your private information to third parties for advertising or marketting purposes.
You post your and your dogs personal information on Dogtec at your own risk. We do not display your personal information other than your name, but please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users or visitors with whom you may choose to share your and your dogs pages and information.
Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that user and dogs information you post on Dogtec.com will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. Dogtec, LLC is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Dogtec.com site. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of user and dog information may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other users or visitors have copied or stored your user or dog information.
Some members have posted their email addresses in clear on some of their pages, please note that this is not a good idea because it will be easilly picked up by spam robots and cause more spam on these email accounts.
Web Kennel System uses a link in the form: www.dogtec.com/kennel/your-kennel/contact that does not expose your email address, and allows visitors to send you messages directly from the site, please use this instead.
Access and control over user personal and dogs information on Dogtec is readily available under profile settings. Dogtec.com users may modify or delete any of their profile information and their dogs information at any time by logging into their account.
Individuals who wish to deactivate their Dogtec account or their dogs profiles may do so by sending a request to Dogtec.com using the contact link provided on the home page. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to members or visitors of Dogtec.
Dogtec takes appropriate precautions to protect our users information. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. Because email and instant messaging are not recognized as secure communications, we request that you not send private information to us by email or instant messaging services. If you have any questions about the security of Dogtec.com website, please contact us at through our email form.
Users under 13
Dogtec does not allow knowingly any children under the age of 13 register on the site. If you are under 13 please do not register and lye about your age. This is a really serious matter! If we find out that user is under the age of 13 then the account will be deleted.