Privacy Policy


Last updated: 18 May 2018

Introduction

Playground USA Inc. ("Company" or "We") respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website kingpet.co.uk, (our "Website") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On this Website.
  • In email after you contact us through the Contact form on this Website. It does not apply to information collected by:
  • us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
  • any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries)

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us through our Contact form at www.kingpet.co.uk/help/contact/.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:

  • by which you are personally identified, such as name, gender, country of location, time zone, photo, e-mail address and, if you are declared a winner in any of the sweepstakes we organize on this Website: the information that can be derived from the piece of ID (ID card or passport) we ask you to provide to us so we can verify your identity, a telephone number, and a Paypal email address, so we can send you your prize ("personal information"); and
  • about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details.

We collect this information:


  • Directly from you when you contact us through our Contact form at www.kingpet.co.uk/help/contact/, when you register your information on our Website using your Facebook account, or when you send it to us when you are declared a winner at one of our photo contests and are claiming your prize.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering via Facebook to use our Website, at which time we ask you to give us permission to access your Facebook account information, posting material, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter one of our photo contests, claim your prize as a winner, and when you report a problem with our Website. Please be aware that when you register to our Website using your Facebook account, Facebook controls the information it collects from you. For information about how they may use and disclose your information, including any information you make public, please consult their privacy policy.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us. You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type. The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website. The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

Third-Party Analytics

We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate usage of our Website, NewRelic, to monitor bugs and server errors, Google Adsense to process our data for advertising purposes, and Facebook for conversion purposes. We use these tools to help us improve our Website, performance and user experiences. These entities may use cookies and other tracking technologies to perform their services. We may share your information with these third parties. These features are subject to their own privacy policies, not this one. You may ask us for a list of the third party analytics providers we use by contacting us through at Contact form at www.kingpet.co.uk/help/contact/.

Plug-ins and Social Media Widgets

Our Website may include social media features and widgets, such as the Facebook Like button and the “Share this” button, as well as other interactive mini-programs that run on the Website and enable certain features to work (e.g., 4 content sharing and comments). These features may collect your IP address and other usage information. These features are subject to their own privacy policies, not this one.

Stripe

Payment transactions made through our Website are processed by Stripe, a service offered by Stripe, Inc., and your payments are processed by Stripe in accordance with Stripe’s terms and privacy policy, available on Stripe, Inc.’s website, https://stripe.com/. By placing an order on our Website, you agree to be bound by Stripe, Inc.’s terms and privacy policy.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To fill out your profile on this Website.
  • To enlist participants to our photo contests in the right categories, based on their age and gender.
  • To send you our newsletter unless you have opted out of receiving it in your account page on the Website.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
  • To notify you of a new photo contest organized on our Website
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
  • To allow you to participate in any photo contests organized on our Website.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction. 5 We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Playground's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Playground about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent. We may also disclose your personal information:
  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply our terms of use www.kingpet.co.uk/help/contact/ and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Playground, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising.You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe's website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page. You may also contact us via our Contact form at www.kingpet.co.uk/help/contact/ or via our Facebook fan pages at https://www.facebook.com/kingpetcontest to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect. If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website, including User Contributions, is governed by our terms of use kingpet.co.uk.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions and any sensitive information we collect will be encrypted using SSL technology.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal information, we will notify you by email to the email address specified in your account or through a notice on the Website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes. Contact Information To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us via our Contact form at www.kingpet.co.uk/help/contact/