By organizing an international community to address the issues and queries of animal lovers, Pet Fact aims to assist pet owners and animal enthusiasts who are searching for pet care tips online. We are dedicated to providing health and nutrition information, DIY tricks, diet plans, and breed reviews concerning pets. All this is just to help you make informed decisions while searching for your pet’s four-legged best friend.
What Personal Data Do We Collect and Why Do We Do So?
Once any visitor leaves any comment on our platform, our system collects it instantly from the comments form, along with the user’s IP address and browser details. These measures are, however, adopted for the purpose of fraud detection.
An anonymous string created from your email ID (also known as Hash) may be provided to the Gravatar platform to check if you are using it. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture becomes visible to the public concerning the nature of your comment.
For those who tend to upload images to the website, try to avoid uploading pictures with associated location data (EXIF GPS). You should adopt this measure for your own privacy concerns, as other visitors can extract and download any sort of location details from the pictures on the website.
If you decide to leave a comment on any page of our website, you may be asked to provide details, such as your full name, email address, phone number, etc., through cookies. You must make use of these strategies as they are for your own benefit. This means that you no longer need to fill in your personal information for leaving another comment somewhere else. The data gained from cookies remains intact for one year.
Once you log in on our page, our system will set up several cookies to save your login and screenplay credentials. Such cookies last for two days. However, if you select ‘Remember Me,’ they may last for two weeks. Likewise, an option for saving your cookies for one year is also available.
Inculcated Content from Other Platforms
Some articles on our platform may involve embedded content, such as relevant images, videos, and posts. Such content acts in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other platform. However, these websites may collect your personal data or cookies, associate third-party tracking, or monitor your involvement with the embedded content.
For How Long Do We Retain a User’s Data?
You should note that once you post a comment on our platform, the metadata is retained for an indefinite period. This allows us to instantly identify and approve any follow-up comments instead of holding them in a lengthy queue.
Apart from that, our system also stores personal information from a user’s profile. However, all users can examine, edit, and delete their personal information at any time. That being said, our website administrators also hold the right to edit and view the collected information.
User Data Rights
If you have signed up for our website’s newsletter or have left any comments, you can request our admins to receive an exported file of your personal data for viewing. This way, you may get to know about the personal data we have on you, including the information that you have provided us.
Moreover, users can also request our website administrators to erase their personal data. Nevertheless, this does not concern any information that we are obliged to keep for security, legal, or administrative purposes.
Last Updated: 30 January 2022