Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://petrookie.com.

Disclosure

Pet Rookie may have a financial relationship with some of the merchants on this site. This is usually through use of affiliate links. That means that Pet Rookie may receive commision or compensation for purchases made though our links. These links do not affect the pricing in any way. You are not obliged to click on these links or to purchase any items advertised. These links help to support the upkeep of this blog and your support is appreciated.

Amazon Associates Program

Pet Rookie is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Medical Disclaimer

Information provided on Pet Rookie is for educational purposes only.  I make every effort to ensure the information provided is accurate and up-to-date. If you are concerned about your pet’s health, consult with your own registered health care provider regarding the advisability of any opinions or recommendations with respect to your individual situation. Pet Rookie is not responsible or liable for any self diagnosis made from the information within site. Keep in mind that online information is not a substitute for an in-person evaluation by a veterinarian or allied health professional.

Privacy Policy

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us here.

At Pet Rookie, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by petrookie.com and how it is used.

 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, petrookie.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
Pet Rookie does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on Pet Rookie.
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to petrookie.com  and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include:

  • Mediavine
  • Commission Junction
  • Affilate Window
  • Amazon Associates
  • Shareasale

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on Storkmama.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

Pet Rookie has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Pet Rookie’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Disclaimer

If you require any more information or have any questions about our site’s disclaimer, please feel free to contact us

All the information on this website is published in good faith and for general information purpose only. www.storkmama.com does not make any warranties about the completeness, reliability and accuracy of this information. Any action you take upon the information you find on this website (www.storkmama.com), is strictly at your own risk. www.petrookie.com will not be liable for any losses and/or damages in connection with the use of our website.

From our website, you can visit other websites by following hyperlinks to such external sites. While we strive to provide only quality links to useful and ethical websites, we have no control over the content and nature of these sites. These links to other websites do not imply a recommendation for all the content found on these sites. Site owners and content may change without notice and may occur before we have the opportunity to remove a link which may have gone ‘bad’.

Please be also aware that when you leave our website, other sites may have different privacy policies and terms which are beyond our control. Please be sure to check the Privacy Policies of these sites as well as their “Terms of Service” before engaging in any business or uploading any information.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our disclaimer and agree to its terms.

Update

This site disclaimer was last updated on: Sunday, July 22th, 2018
· Should we update, amend or make any changes to this document, those changes will be prominently posted here.

I’m Ray, Welcome to Pet Rookie.

This site is all about sharing my love of animals with pet parents like you. You’ll find advice and tips for looking after your pets.