Privacy Policy

At featheredbuddies.com (“we,” “us,” or “our”), we take your privacy very seriously. On this page, you will find the type of data this website collects and for what purpose. Any questions you still may have after reading the privacy policy can be submitted at privacy@featheredbuddies.com.

Our privacy policy is only applicable to our online activities, which include the data we gather or collect from our website’s visitors.

What Data We Collect About You and How We Do It

Personal Data

While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable data. This type of data may include but is not limited to email addresses, first and last names, and usage data.

We collect personal data when you voluntarily provide it to us, such as by creating an account, subscribing to a newsletter, making a purchase, or contacting us.

Usage Data

Usage Data is automatically collected when using our website. This may include data such as your IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages visited on the website, the time and date of the visit, time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.

When you access our website by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain data automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, its unique ID, IP address, operating system, internet browser, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data. We may also collect data your browser sends whenever you visit, access our website, or use a mobile device.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on the website and store certain data. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track data to improve and analyze our site. The technologies used may include:

a. Cookies or Browser Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on your device. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may be unable to use some parts of our website.

b. Web Beacons. Certain sections of our website and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons that allow us to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and other related website statistics.

Google Analytics:

We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitors and demographics. If you don’t want data collected opt-out here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Learn more about cookie policy here.

Use of Your Data

We may use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To reply to your requests
  • To provide you with general data about, but not limited to, news, goods, events, and services that we think may be of interest to you unless you have opted not to be contacted for such purposes
  • To improve, optimize, and operate our website
  • To analyze how you use our website to offer a better service
  • To create new goods, services, or features
  • To protect you from fraud
  • To manage your account if applicable, as different functionalities in the website may be available to you as a registered user
  • To fulfill a contract, in case you have purchased from us products, items, or services

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to other websites that we do not operate. Clicking on those links may allow third parties to collect or share your data. Therefore, we strongly advise you to read the privacy policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for any third-party sites or services’ content, privacy policies, or practices.

Disclosure of Personal Data

We may disclose your personal data to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • With your consent
  • To service providers, partners, or contractors who assist us in operating our website or providing services to you and who are contractually obligated to protect your personal data
  • To comply with legal obligations, protect our rights and property, or enforce our agreements
  • In connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of our assets
  • To investigate or prevent fraudulent or illegal activities, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law
  • With other users, if you share personal data in public areas with other users

We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data

We process your personal data based on one or more of the following legal grounds:

  • Your consent, which you can withdraw at any time
  • The performance of a contract or taking steps prior to entering into a contract with you
  • Compliance with legal obligations
  • Our legitimate interests provided that your rights and interests do not override those interests

International Data Transfers

Your personal data may be transferred to, stored, or processed in countries other than your country of residence, including countries where data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction.

By using our website, you consent to the transfer, storage, and processing of your personal data in these countries. We take appropriate steps to ensure that your personal data remains protected in accordance with this policy and applicable laws.

Security of Data

We implement security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, or alteration. However, no data transmission or storage system can guarantee absolute security. By using our website, you acknowledge and accept this inherent risk.

Data Retention

We retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws and regulations. When no longer required, we will securely delete or anonymize your personal data.

Rights Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You have certain rights concerning your personal data:
  • Access, Correction, and Deletion: You may request access to, correction of, or deletion of your personal data by contacting us. We will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request, subject to legal and technical limitations.

  • Marketing Communications: You may opt out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the communication or by contacting us.

  • Objection and Restriction of Processing: You have the right to object to or restrict the processing of your personal data under certain circumstances, such as when you believe the data is inaccurate or the processing is unlawful.

  • Data Portability: You may have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and to transmit that information to another data controller.

  • Withdraw Consent: If you have provided consent for processing your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
Please note that exercising these rights may be subject to certain legal and technical restrictions, and we reserve the right to decline requests that are not reasonable, infringe on the privacy of others, or are prohibited by law. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, you have the right to request information from us regarding how we share certain categories of your personal data with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

You also have the right to request us to delete your personal data or to refrain from sharing it with third parties, including for advertising purposes. To make such a request, please contact us using the information provided below.

Children

We do not knowingly collect or solicit personally identifiable information from or about children under 13 except as permitted by law. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe we have any information from or about anyone under 13, please contact us.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new privacy policy on the website. You are advised to review this privacy policy periodically for any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or want us to modify or delete your data, please contact us here. We strive to respond to all reasonable requests within one month. However, in some cases, it may take us longer than that if your request is difficult. In this case, we will notify you.