Information About This Website

Website Editor

This site is edited by CuteDogs media, a limited liability company of Press and Publishing with a capital of 420 000 USD.

Contact: contact@acutedogs.com

Mission

The mission of this site is to popularize scientific information in the field of dogs. All parts are freely accessible. The information is published by science journalists; it is verified and sourced. However, errors are possible, and the site cannot guarantee that the thousands of articles available have been updated. The user is invited to check the information published with other sources if necessary.

Audience

This site is addressed to the general public, professionals in the medical and para-medical professions, private companies, public bodies, and journalists.

Use of the Website

The information provided on CuteDogs is intended to improve and supplement, not replace, the relationship between the site visitor and the trainers.

Copyrights

The content available on this website is the property of CuteDogs or its licensors and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights. Our visitors are allowed to display and print the information obtained from this website for personal use. For any other use, it is necessary to have the prior written consent of CuteDogs. No content from this website may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted, put online or transmitted in any form or manner whatsoever, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording or otherwise without prior written permission. Unauthorized use of any content on this site may violate copyright laws, privacy and publicity regulations, communications laws and regulations, and other national and local laws.

Limit of Responsibilities

CuteDogs accepts no liability for any damages or injury resulting from the use of any information provided on the website or from any access (or inability to access) to its website. This website may provide links or references to other sites not controlled by the website publisher for your convenience. Consequently, CuteDogs declines all responsibility for the content of these other sites and cannot be held liable for any damages or losses resulting from the use or use of such content or from the access or inability to access these sites.

Personal data and Cookies

CuteDogs, as Data Controller, undertakes to comply with the provisions of Act No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 as amended relating to data processing, files and freedoms with regard to the automated processing of personal data carried out, as well as Regulation No. 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 as from its application on 5 February 2019.

Its purpose is to give you information about the usefulness and use of the personal data we collect when you visit our site when you create your customer account when you place orders when you contact our customer relations department.

In the forms for collecting personal data on the site, the User is informed in particular of: the identity of the controller, his rights over the personal data, the recipients, the purpose of the processing and the mandatory or optional nature of his replies.

Personal data

  • Security and privacy

As controller, CuteDogs takes all necessary precautions to preserve the security and confidentiality of the data and in particular to prevent it from being distorted, damaged or accessed by unauthorized third parties.

In accordance with article 35 of law 78-17 of 6 January 1978, subcontractors undertake to respect the security and confidentiality of data.

  • Collection and processing of your data

CuteDogs collects and records personal data from its Users in order to carry out the following processing operations:

  • Customer account, shopping cart, and subscription management.
  • Provision of a customer service accessible by telephone or by courier.
  • Exchanges between customer service and the customer can be recorded for service improvement purposes).
  • Provision of sharing tools on social networks.
  • Sending targeted commercial offers by email, on social networks or any other medium.
  • Collection of customer opinions on marketed products.
  • Displaying targeted ads on the site and on social networks.
  • Site traffic analysis.
  • Setting up contests and advertising games.

With the exception of commercial prospecting operations, CuteDogs considers that all the above processing operations are necessary for the execution of the contract concluded between a Client and CuteDogs.

Management of your orders and customer relations

When you visit our site, we may ask you for information through questionnaires, forms and in particular when creating your customer account. The information requested, indicated by an asterisk, is mandatory. They are necessary to process your requests. If not answered, CuteDogs media will not be able to answer it. The other information is intended to get to know you better and is therefore optional. You are free not to answer them.

Commercial Offers and Newsletters

CuteDogs complies with the rules set out in Article L34-5 of the French Post and Electronic Communications Code, which provides for the prior express consent of the User to send commercial prospecting by electronic means.

Thus, when creating your account on the site, you are expressly asked for your consent:

  • to receive CuteDogs offers
  • to receive offers from CuteDogs partners to whom your details will be forwarded

In any case, the User has the possibility to oppose the receipt of these requests by performing the following actions: by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in each email or by going to his CuteDogs account.

  • Access, Modification and Deletion Rights

Any physical person using the service has the right to exercise his rights of access, rectification, opposition, and deletion to the processing of his data in accordance with Articles 38 to 40 of the law of 6 January 1978. Pursuant to Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016, the natural person may exercise his or her right to limit processing, erasure of data and portability from 25 May 2018. These rights can be exercised with the company CuteDogsmedia – publisher of the CuteDogs website – which collected the personal data as follows:

By the electronic way: contact@acutedogs.com

Social Networks

CuteDogs offers you the opportunity to use social networks to improve business relationships and provide you with targeted advertising offers on these networks.

The use of social networks to interact with CuteDogs (including, but not limited to, Facebook Messenger, Facebook Connect, Facebook, Instagram or Twitter “share” buttons) may result in data exchanges between CuteDogs and these social networks.

For example, if you are connected to the Facebook social network on your computer and you visit a page on the CuteDogs site, Facebook may collect this information. Similarly, if you click on the “tweeter” button on a page on the CuteDogs site, Twitter will collect this information.

CuteDogs invites you to consult the personal data management policies of the various social networks to learn about the personal data that may be transmitted by them.

If you do not want social networks to collect information about you when you browse the CuteDogs site, we recommend that you log out of the site before visiting the CuteDogs site.

Cookies

This “COOKIES” section allows you to learn more about the origin and use of the navigation information processed during your visit to our site and your rights.

Thus, when you visit our site, information relating to your browsing may be stored in “Cookies” files installed on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.). These cookies are issued by us in order to facilitate your navigation on our site. They can be issued by our partners to personalize the advertising offer addressed to you outside the CuteDogs site.

In addition, cookies may be included in the advertising space on our site. These advertising spaces display advertising content from advertisers on your device.

Please note that only the issuer of a cookie is likely to read or modify the information contained in it.

If you share the use of your device with other people, we cannot be certain that the services and advertisements for your device correspond to your own use of that device and not to that of another user of that device.

Parameters of the main browsers

Internet Explorer

1. In the “Tools” menu at the top right of the navigation bar, select “Internet Options”.

2. Click on the “Privacy” tab

3. You can set your cookie choices using a slider. If you click on “Advanced” you can do a manual and advanced cookie management

4. Save your preferences by clicking on “OK

Mozilla Firefox

1. In the menu at the top of the page click on “Tools” then “Options

2. Select the “Privacy” tab

3. History paragraph: In the “Retention rules” drop-down menu, click on “Use custom settings for history”.

4. The settings that appear allow you to configure your choices regarding cookies and their storage period (refuse all cookies, accept cookies by refusing third-party cookies, etc.)

5. Save your preferences by clicking on “OK

Google Chrome

1. Click on the icon customize and control Google Chrome located at the top right of the navigation bar

2. Select “Settings” and then activate “display advanced settings”.

3. In the privacy section, activate the “content settings” menu.

4. Set your choices regarding cookies, select “Blocking third-party sites.

Safari

1. In the menu bar at the top, click on “Safari”, then “Preferences”

2. Select the “Privacy” icon

3. Set your choices regarding cookies (Blocking third-party sites)

– Social networks

Our site uses computer applications from third parties, which allow the Internet user to share content from our site with other people or to share with those other people their opinion about content on our site. This is particularly the case for the “Share”, “Like” buttons, which come from social networks such as Facebook, “Google+”, “Twitter”, etc.

When the Internet user consults a page of the site containing such a button, his browser establishes a direct connection with the social network servers.

– If he is connected to the social network while browsing, the application buttons are used to link the pages visited his user account.

– If they interact through plug-ins, for example by clicking on the “Like” button or leaving a comment, the corresponding information will be transmitted to the social network and published on their account.

If the customer does not want the social network to link the information collected through CuteDogs to their user account, they must log out of the social network before visiting CuteDogs.

We invite you to consult the privacy policies of these social networks in order to learn about the purposes of use, including advertising, of the browsing information they may collect through these application buttons.

Advertising

Advertising takes the form of banners or advertising vignettes or inserts inserted on the pages of the site and bearing the mention “advertising” above.

Advertising can also be identified by “Commercial links” or “Sponsor Wellness Solutions”. Our site also hosts Google sponsored links. Clicking on an ad opens a new tab or page in your browser with the site that is the subject of the ad. We do not control their content and our editorial staff remains free and independent of any commercial or advertising influence.

Some CuteDogs folders may be sponsored by an advertiser, in which case the mention “sponsored folder” will be visible on the folder. This means that the advertiser has exclusive advertising rights on this file for the duration of the campaign. But the content is the exclusive responsibility of the editorial staff.

Advertising editorials are by definition content proposed in consultation with the advertiser. Apart from these editorials (indicated as such), the writing of the content remains independent and free of any influence. Since its inception, CuteDogs has never published any editorials.

Users of the site are not allowed to publish advertising unless approved by the editorial staff if this advertising can be considered as additional information for the Internet user.

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