Privacy Policy

Buy A Dog Nigeria Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Buy A Dog Nigeria uses and protects any information that you the user provide when you use our website. Buy A Dog Nigeria is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Information we collect:

  • The information you provide when registering an account type, full name, address, telephone number and email
  • If you would like to sign up to our newsletter
  • Form information you provide when getting in touch with us via our contact us form
  • Data you provide when reporting a specific pet advert

Automatic data collection:

  • When registering an account with us we automatically get your IP Address and Geographical location and browser details.

What we do with the information we gather. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We will use the data to send specific pet advice newsletters and latest advert submissions.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by phone or email. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

Security:

We are committed to keeping your data secure and safe from unauthorized access. In order to prevent unauthorized access, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to minimize any potential breach.

Buy A Dog Nigeria use third-party cloud service providers that provide data hosting and other services.

IP addresses and use of “cookies”

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your internet protocol (“IP”) address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our site, analyze trends, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve our site.

We do use cookies that are vital for the basic functionality of the website. A cookie is a small data file that our server sends to your browser when you visit the site. Cookies will only be stored to improve the performance of the site in order to retrieve data in the most effective way and notify the user of previous activities. You can delete cookies at any time or you can set your browser to reject or disable cookies.

We use third party advertisements such as Google AdSense to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information about your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.

The Information Buy A Dog Nigeria may collect

  1. User-provided Information: When you register for, browse and use the Website, you may provide to Buy A Dog Nigeria “identity information” (such as your name, email address, address, home or mobile telephone number etc.). You may also be able to add a picture of yourself.
  2. If you decide to register through or otherwise grant access to a third party, social networking or authentication service that we may make available (“Authentication Service“), such as Facebook Connect or Google, Buy A Dog Nigeria may also collect any such “identity information” that you have provided to the Authentication Service from the account you have with the Authentication Service.
  3. Details of transactions by your Facebook friends and other Facebook users generated by you through our Service.
  4. If you choose to provide such information, during registration or otherwise, you are giving Buy A Dog Nigeria the permission to use and store it consistent with this policy. Therefore, please understand that when you sign in with Buy A Dog Nigeria, you are not anonymous to us.
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at cs@buyadog.com.ng. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

When Buy A Dog Nigeria Discloses Information

  1. Social Networks: Buy A Dog Nigeria will disclose your personal information if you have explicitly agreed that we may do so. In particular, we will disclose personal information where you have elected to connect your account on our Website to a social network or other similar service (e.g., Facebook or Google), or have elected to have your activity on our Website published to a social network or other similar service (e.g., Facebook or Google). To control the information that you share, you should review and, if appropriate, modify your privacy settings on such services.
  2. Required by Law: Buy A Dog Nigeria may also disclose user information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and other governing bodies.
  3. Merger or Acquisition: In the event that Buy A Dog Nigeria is acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.
  4. Other Purposes: Buy A Dog Nigeria also reserves the right to disclose user information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to take precautions against liability; protect Buy A Dog Nigeria from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the website; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Buy A Dog Nigeria, our Users, or others.

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Age

You must be over 18 years old to register on Buy A Dog Nigeria. By registering on our site you confirm that you are over 18 years of age. User accounts under the age of 18 will be deleted from our database.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website over which we have no control and will bear no responsibility. Often these sites require you to enter your personal data. We encourage you to read the privacy policies on all such websites as their policies may differ from ours.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about our Policy or our web site, please feel free to contact us.

Modifications to this Website Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change, alter or otherwise modify this Website Privacy Policy at any time by posting revisions on this web page. Such changes will be effective on posting.