Privacy Policy

Last Updated and Effective Date: May 5, 2022

 

YOUR PRIVACY IS IMPORTANT TO US

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the information collection, use and sharing policies and practices of Pet Service Pros LLC dba Curt’s Mobile Grooming and www.CurtsMobileGrooming.com (sometimes referred to as “Pet Service Pros,” “us,” “we” or “our”) and may include sister companies, affiliates and other entities related to Pet Service Pros by common ownership or through license agreements. This Privacy Policy summarizes the information we might collect from visitors or users of this www.CurtsMobileGrooming.com website (the “Site”) as well as from potentially-interested consumers contacting or communicating with us and also from customers booking appointments through this Site or via an App, webform, webinquiry, some other email-generated inquiry or via our community canvassing programs. The foregoing references to visitors, users, potentially-interested consumers and customers are each and all, collectively, referred to in this Privacy Policy as “you” or “your”. This Privacy Policy also summarizes what we will do, will not do and what we may do with such collected information and data collected from you or that you provided to us or to vendors or service providers acting on our behalf. We have established this Privacy Policy so that you are informed about how we treat personal information that you may provide to us or to others acting on our behalf.  

The creation of this Privacy Policy grows from our fundamental respect for your right to privacy and will serve to guide our relationship with you. We value the privacy and security of your “personal information,” which (as used in this Privacy Policy) means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked (directly or indirectly) with you, your residence or your household. As such, we take complying with data privacy and security laws very seriously.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to provide you with a description of our personal information collection, actual uses, potential uses, sharing practices, disclosure practices and selling practices. If you provide us with your personal information, or we obtain personal information about you from other sources, we will treat your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

HOW YOU ACCEPT THE TERMS AND UPDATES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

You consent to and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy by either expressly accepting the terms of the Privacy Policy, by using this Site or by using our grooming services for your pets. From time to time, we will update this Privacy Policy as we adopt new practices or procedures related to your personal information. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be placed here and will supersede this version. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the “Last Updated and Effective Date” above and, in some cases, we may send you a notice of our changes (in our discretion) if you have provided us with your e-mail or mailing address.

 

THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us by e-mail, online bookings, via webinquiries, Apps, communications with our call center, or by other methods of contact or communication. By collecting such personal information, we are (among other things) better positioned to assess various options, potential interest in our range of services as well as various services, products and/or protection plans offered by others. With the personal information you provide us, we are better positioned to assess your other potential needs or interests and/or to provide you with promotional, special offerings, discounts or other information that may be of interest to you. The personal information that you may provide, and that we may collect, include your name, email address, phone number, and address.

We may also collect other information that cannot be readily used to identify you. For example, our web server may automatically store your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address when you visit or log onto our website, the e-mail addresses of those who contact or communicate with us via e-mail, and the aggregate information about what pages on our Site that you visit or access.

 

THE REASON WHY WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We will use your personal information to respond to your inquiries or requests, to recommend products and services of potential interest to you, to tailor the provision of our grooming services to your pets’ respective needs, and/or to otherwise help in processing inquiries and requests. Our policy is to limit the information requested or collected to that which might be or could be useful in responding to a visitor’s request or to your request(s) or inquiries.

In addition and among other things, we may use the information that you may provide to us for editorial purposes. We may use your name, your pets’ names and any stories that you provide to us in articles, editorials and/or advertorials that we publish online, on social media platforms, and/or on our Site. Please be advised that any such submissions of stories to us will become the property of Pet Service Pros and may, in turn, be used by us and/or our affiliates, vendors, clients or service providers for any lawful purpose. If you provide us with personal anecdotes, be aware that they may be attributed to you. Pet Service Pros reserves the right to edit, delete, rewrite, use, and reuse the content of personal anecdotes or stories including (among other things) your name, likeness, photographs, images, and/or biographical information that you provide, in any way and in any media or medium whether now known or invented in the future, with or without attribution, including publication on this Site, our social media sites, in magazines, in trade media, in promotional materials, in editorials, advertorials, and/or in advertising(s). All such uses by us, our affiliates, vendors, clients and/or service providers will be without any compensation or any remuneration to you or to anyone else.  You agree that any content you send us or provide to us will not violate any rights of any third party and that you will only send us content for which you own all rights.

 

WE MAY SELL AND WE MAY SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH OTHERS

Pet Service Pros is the sole owner of the information collected on our Site as well as all information collected by us or provided to us by (among other things) e-mail, online bookings, via webinquiries, Apps, communications with our call center, via community canvassing, via face-to-face in-person interactions or by other any other methods of contact or communication.  We may sell any or all of that information to third parties. By way of example only, Pet Service Pros may sell or may share your information with companies or businesses that provide pet grooming services, pet daycare services, grooming products, pet food, pet insurance as well as an array of various other products, goods, or services unrelated to our dog grooming services.  Pet Service Pros may sell or may share your information with our subcontractors, independent contractors, vendors, suppliers, payment processors, other strategic partners as well as to third parties with whom we have referral relationships or an information sharing arrangement. We may sell or may share your information with various third parties in order to service you as a customer, service you as a visitor to the Site, solicit you as a potential client or customer, to provide efficient booking services, to streamline operations, to better our methods of doing business, or to provide you with conveniences or a hassle-free experience (collectively, “Service Providers”). We may sell or may share your personal information that we collect and/or that you provide and also the data generated by cookies to our parent, subsidiary, sister-companies, affiliates, strategic partners, above-referenced third parties (including various vendors, suppliers, clients) and also various Service Providers that we may engage to assist us. In addition, we may sell or may share your personal information to a Service Provider to complete a service or a project, to assist us in reviewing the data, or to provide marketing or advertising on our behalf.

No liability and No Responsibility:  You agree and acknowledge that Pet Service Pros will not be liable to you and will not be responsible to you for any use, act or conduct engaged in by any third party or any Service Provider to whom we have shared or we have sold or we have disclosed any of your personal information.  Your sole recourse shall be against such third party or such Service Provider which engaged in any actual or alleged act, error, omission or conduct you may assert.  

We may also share or provide your personal information to: (1) comply with federal, state, or local laws; (2) comply with any civil, criminal, or regulatory inquiry, any investigation, subpoena, discovery demand, production of documents demand, interrogatory requests, or any summons, order, or decree as our counsel so advises us; (3) cooperate with law enforcement agencies concerning any conduct or any activity that we might or may reasonably suspect or may (in good faith) believe does violate or potentially violates any federal, state, or local laws; or (4) exercise or defend legal claims.

Lastly, we may sell or may transfer your personal information to a third party as an asset that is part of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, liquidation event or any other transaction in which the third party assumes control of all or part of our business. Such successor entity shall be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

 

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We have implemented and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, exfiltration, theft, or disclosure.

 

RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Your personal information will be retained (in our discretion) for the time required to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected and processed, including for the purpose of satisfying legal, professional, contractual, regulatory, accounting, or reporting obligations.

 

CHILDREN

This Site and the products and services offered on it are not intended for nor directed at children under the age of 13. In addition, we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.

 

PHONE CALLS, E-MAIL COMMUNICATIONS AND TEXT MESSAGES

Your provision of one or more phone numbers or email addresses to us will be deemed to be your agreement and consent for us to initiate and to engage in communications with you by way of utilizing such phone numbers and email addresses. Further, if a phone number you provide is wireless and/or the email address you provide is a wireless email address, you agree and consent to receiving text messages directed to such phone number and emails delivered to such email address. All of your agreements and consents, regarding contacts and communications, are deemed to be given to Pet Service Pros dba Curt’s Mobile Grooming, its sister companies, affiliates, independent local groomers, Service Providers and the various third parties referenced in the information sharing section above. However, at any time you may elect not to receive text messages by notifying us at [email protected] You understand that your wireless carrier’s standard rates may apply or will apply to text messages. You represent that you are the owner or an authorized user of the wireless device on which text messages will be received, and that you are authorized to approve the applicable charges.

 

COOKIES, GRAPHIC INTERCHANGE FORMAT (“GIF”) FILES AND LOCATION-BASED FEATURES

Some portions of our Site may use a cookie or similar technology to identify users who have previously visited the Site so the user is recognized upon return, thereby saving them time while on our Site. A cookie is a small amount of data (often including a unique identifier) that is sent to your browser from a website’s computer(s) and is stored on your computer’s hard drive. Some of our cookies may also be local shared objects known as Flash cookies. Pet Service Pros uses cookies to understand Site usage, Site traffic and to improve the content and the offerings on our Site. We may use cookies to control the display of advertisements, track usage patterns, deliver editorial content, and/or to personalize information. Our cookies may contain personal information. Such cookies may be shared with or cookie information sold to Service Providers, various third parties and others to the same extent as indicated above. Pet Service Pros (affiliates or Service Providers on our behalf) may also use cookies to collect aggregate information about visitors to and users of the Site on an anonymous basis. We may share and/or we may sell aggregate demographic and usage information with our parent company, sister-companies, affiliates, successors in interest, Service Providers, business partners, advertisers, and various other third parties for any business purpose. Some of our advertisers may serve you with cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by such advertisers.

In addition, Pet Service Pros and our advertising companies may use web beacons to help manage our online advertising. These web beacons enable Pet Service Pros and those third-party advertising companies to recognize a browser’s cookie when a browser visits this Site and to learn which banner advertisements may bring users to our Site and to send you advertisements that you may find of interest elsewhere on the Internet. Pet Service Pros and those advertising companies may use information about your visits to this Site and other websites on the Internet to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.

This Site may use pixels, or transparent GIF files, to help manage online advertising. These files enable us to recognize a unique file on your web browser, which (in turn) enables us to learn which advertisements bring or may bring users to our Site. A transparent GIF may enable us to relate your viewing or receipt of a webpage or message to other information about you, including your personal information.

 

LOG FILES AND AGGREGATE INFORMATION

We may track the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, IP addresses, and the domain names of our users’ Internet service providers. We may also analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, but such information will be in aggregate form only and it will not contain personal information. Such aggregate information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

We may use such aggregate information to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We may share and/or may sell this aggregate information with our affiliates, strategic partners, Service Providers and other various third parties to assist us in operating the Site and to enable them to better understand Pet Service Pros’ business. We do not respond to Do Not Track Requests.

 

INFORMATION THIS PRIVACY POLICY DOES NOT APPLY TO

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the collection and/or use of information by companies that Pet Service Pros does not control, nor by individuals not employed by either Pet Service Pros LLC, or its affiliate master service provider, and only applies to this Site (and not any other website). Any information that you provide when you visit or use this Site will be covered by and governed by this Privacy Policy. Any information that you provide when you click on a link that takes you off this Site or when you purchase any products or any services that may be linked to or advertised on our Site by companies or businesses other than Pet Service Pros, then your information will be subject to the privacy policies posted on those subject websites.

 

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Some portions of our Site may contain links to other websites on the Internet that are not under the control of nor maintained by Pet Service Pros. Such links do not constitute any endorsement by Pet Service Pros of those other websites, the content displayed therein, or any of the persons or companies associated therewith. You acknowledge that Pet Service Pros is providing such links to you only as a convenience, and that you agree that Pet Service Pros is not responsible for the content of such websites. Your use of those linked websites and the information you may provide will be subject to the respective terms of use and privacy policies located on those linked websites.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA SHARING FEATURES

This Site may offer social media sharing features or other integrated tools, which let you share the actions you take on this Site with other media, and vice versa. These features may collect information about your IP address and which webpage(s) you are visiting or using on our Site, and they may set a cookie or may employ other tracking technologies. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends and/or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third party that provides the social media sharing feature. Social media sharing features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and data processing in connection with social media sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide those features.

 

YOUR REQUEST THAT WE DO NOT SELL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

As stated throughout the above Privacy Policy, we may sell your personal information to a variety of third parties as well as to our Service Providers. If you desire that we do not sell your personal information, please call us at (866) 460-1012 or by emailing us at [email protected]om. 

 

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at [email protected] or by calling us at (866) 460-1012.