What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your e-mail address. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
- To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
- To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
- To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested by the customer.
- To send periodic emails
The email address you provide for order processing, will only be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order.
If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
Private Information Security
For your safety and protection, your credit card information is not stored on our servers. Our payment gateway providers, PayPal and BeanStream, keep this information encrypted and secure on your behalf.
- Cookies and similar technologies
A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer or electronic device when you access our website. Similar technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects ('flash cookies') and single-pixel gifs. Such technologies can be used to track users' actions and activities, and to store information about them. We use these cookies and/or similar technologies on this website for the following purposes:
- Know about your IP.
- Store your username.
- Information collected
We may obtain information about your computer or any other electronic device which you use to access our website, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information. We will treat this information as your personal information.
- Consent for cookies
- On the first occasion a pop-up will ask the visitor to consent by clicking a checkbox. This preference will be stored for further use.
- A banner will be shown to all users who have consented to cookies being used, which will ask them if they wish to opt-out of the use of such technologies for storing their IP.
- If you don't want to store your username in a cookie, you should not check the checkbox on the sign-in form.
- Third-party cookies
- Pages visit
- Time of visit
- IP Address
- Location of user
- Device information
- Browser Information
- Page generation time
- Cookies and similar technologies used on this website:
- The following cookies/similar technologies are used on this website:
- Third Party Cookies:
- (Name of Cookie --- Owner --- Purpose)
- Google Analytic-Google - to track website traffic and utilization.
- Google Tag Manager-Google -to track website traffic and utilization.
- Quantserve- quanteserve - to track website traffic and utilization.
- FacebookPixel- facebook - to understand user actions on our website.
- How to turn off cookies
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the website below tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.
For further information on cookies generally please visit aboutcookies.org
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging in on Adopted.com or Iwasadopted.com and visiting your Membership page. Changes can be made there at any time.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), which requires that we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 18 years old or older, and we have systems in place to help ensure this.
When you opt to connect your Facebook account with Adopted.com for the purpose of sign in convenience, certain data is retained to facilitate this experience. You may delete this data at any time by visiting your Membership page and clicking the link provided to delete all data related to your Facebook sign in connection.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at https://www.adopted.com/terms.html.
Adopted Innovations Inc.
718-333 Brooksbank Avenue
North Vancouver, BC