Last update: August 10, 2015
When you register for an account at www.meowtel.com, you will be asked to enter your name, email address, address, phone number, and other information in order to complete your Meowtel profile and personalize your services. If you register via a Social Networking Site (“SNS”) such as Facebook, LinkedIn, or Google+, we may access your SNS profile to collect that information.
When you request to make a Boarding with a Host or Sitter, you may be asked for credit card or other payment information.
When you are owed payment as a Host or Sitter, you may be asked for bank, check, or card information in order for us to remit payment to you.
We collect information from you at the time you register for an account, request a booking, receive payment, enter information on any forms on our site, or navigate around the site.
We may use the information we collect from you to:
When you provide us with your email address, we may use it to send you information, respond to requests, process orders, send order confirmations, and send you other information related to our site and services. You have the right to unsubscribe from receiving future emails at any time, and can do so by following the instructions at the bottom of any email we send to you.
Your personal information is protected behind secured networks, and is only accessible by Meowtel administrators and persons given special access rights. All of your information on our site is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
Any connection you complete on our site that requires you to submit personal information is pro- tected by Comodo PositiveSSL.
If any data breaches are ever detected on our site, you will be notified via the site and via email within one business day.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act notice: Per our Terms (http://www.meowtel.com/terms), persons under the age of 16 are not allowed to access or use our site or services. We do not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 16. If we learn that we have inadvertently collected such information, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe that we may have such information, please contact us.
Stripe Payments may store your credit card information in order to expedite future bookings and make the billing process more convenient for you. If you do not wish to have your information stored, you can remove your credit card information via the “Payment Info” section of your account. We use the Stripe platform (http://www.stripe.com) to handle payments. Learn more about Stripe’s security features at https://stripe.com/help/security.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or even turn off all cookies completely. We do not recommend disabling cookies, as doing so might cause some features of the site to work improperly.
Your personally identifiable information will generally not be shared with third parties unless we give you advance notice. Your information may be released without notice, however, when doing so is necessary to comply with the law or a court order; enforce our Terms; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of any person.
Your non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to third parties for purposes such as marketing or advertising. As of August 8, 2015, we provide non-personally identifiable information to these parties:
We also use social networking buttons provided by Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+. Your use of these buttons is optional, and is governed by the privacy policies of the respective services.
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy from time to time. Whenever we make a change that is substantive or retroactive, we may provide you with notice by email or through the site. We encourage you, however, to review this page periodically to check for updates. Whenever we make a change to this policy, you shall be deemed to have notice of those changes within the earlier of (1) 24 hours after we post the revised policy to our site or (2) 24 hours after we send you an email to let you know of the revision.