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Privacy Policy

WoofAdvisor.com Privacy Policy
Your privacy is important to us at WoofAdvisor.com ("WoofAdvisor", "us" or "we"). Our privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") describes the types of information we gather from all visitors to and / or users of our website WoofAdvisor.com (the "Site" or "Website") and how we use that information.

Please note that this shall be taken to include all WoofAdvisor top level domains and extensions including WoofAdvisor.com, WoofAdvisor.co.uk, WoofAdvisor.ie, WoofAdvisor.eu, WoofAdvisor.guru, WoofAdvisor.net, WoofAdvisor.fr, collectively and hereinafter "this Website", "the Website", "our Website", "WoofAdvisor".  The terms "we", "us", "our", "this Website", "the Website", "our Website" and "WoofAdvisor" refer to WoofAdvisor. The terms "you" and “your” refer to the visitor, user, customer, member, or business owner visiting the Website and/or submitting / contributing content for inclusion on this Website. 

By accessing this Site, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use this Site. The Privacy Policy may be updated, amended or altered from time to time. Each time you use the Site, the current version of the Privacy Policy will apply. Accordingly, when you use the Site, you should check the date of this Policy and review any changes since the last version.

WoofAdvisor is an online service that provides information, reviews and other tools and resources relating to travel and travel planning, particularly in relation to the following: 

  • Destinations
  • Accommodation
  • Services
  • Amenities
  • Groups
  • Rescues / Charities.


Providing information online involves a great deal of trust on your part and corresponding responsibilities on our part.

We take this trust very seriously, and make it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of any personal information you provide to us when you visit our Website or use any of our services.

Before submitting your personal information to us, please read this Policy carefully to learn about our privacy practices. By visiting our website, or using any WoofAdvisor application or app on any device, including but not restricted to a mobile phone or tablet, you are accepting all of the practices detailed and described herein.

What information we collect from you
We may collect two types of information from you: "personally identifiable information" (such as name, e-mail address etc.) and "aggregate information" (such as frequency of visits to the Site, Site pages most frequently accessed, browser type etc.)

We use this information in an effort to help us develop and improve our Site, tailor the Site to your interests, and make offers to you.

We receive and store any information you enter on our Website or give or share with us in any other way. This may include personal information that can identify you, including your first and last name, date of birth, location, email addresses, user name and password, and content you choose to upload including, but not limited to, photos and videos, in addition to any other information you may share again including but not limited to Reviews, Community Forum, Listings you add, Surveys you choose to take part in, or other information that we may request regarding your travel plans or experiences.

While you completely free to choose not to provide information to us, some aspects of our website are only available to registered members. For example, only registered members are able to post reviews, participate in discussion forums, or enter surveys and contests.

We also automatically collect some information from your computer or Device when you visit our Website. For example, we will collect session data, including your IP address, Web browser software, and referring website. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed, pages visited, and searches and/or reservations facilitated or made. One of our goals in collecting this automatic information is to help us understand the interests and preferences of our users and customize your user experience.

Cookies and Other Web Technologies
Cookies are small data text files and can be stored on your computer's hard drive or your Device (if your Web browser permits). WoofAdvisor uses cookies for the following general purposes:

To help us recognize your browser as a previous visitor and save and remember any preferences that may have been set while your browser was visiting our site. For example, if you register on our site, we may use cookies to remember your registration information, so you do not need to log into our site each time you visit.

To help measure and research the effectiveness of features and offerings, advertisements, and email communications (by determining which emails you open and act upon).

The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers should tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable most types of cookies. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies, you may not be able to access areas or aspects of our site.

How we use your information
WoofAdvisor uses the information we collect about you for the following general purposes:

  1. for registration and to manage your account, including to allow your access to and use of our site;

  2. to communicate with you in general, including to provide information about WoofAdvisor and invitations from the WoofAdvisor community;

  3. to enable us to publish your reviews, forum posts, and other content to the WoofAdvisor community;

  4. to respond to your questions and comments; to measure interest in and improve our products, services, and Website;

  5. to notify you about special offers and products or services available from us or our partners that may be of interest to you;

  6. to otherwise customize your experience with WoofAdvisor, including customizing the ads shown to you; to solicit information from you, including through surveys;

  7. to resolve disputes or troubleshoot problems; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities;

  8. to ensure full compliance with our Terms and Conditions of Use;

  9. and as otherwise described to you at the point of collection.


With whom we share your information
WoofAdvisor does not share, sell or trade with third parties personally identifiable information you provide on our website except as described in this Privacy Policy. Specifically, we do not share your personal information with any third party supplier without your prior and explicit approval.

While we may send you offers in conjunction with third parties that we think you will be interested in, your personally identifiable information will not be shared with such third parties.

We may share your information if we believe, in our sole discretion, that such disclosure is necessary as follows:

To investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of WoofAdvisor, our customers, or others; and in connection with our Terms and Conditions and other agreements.

To comply with legitimate and enforceable subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases we reserve the right to raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.

If you choose to create a profile on WoofAdvisor, certain information in your profile will be publicly viewable and identifiable via your screen name. You will have the ability to view your profile as members of the public will see it. Additionally, if you choose to participate in our member-to-member communications programs, other WoofAdvisor members may contact you by using WoofAdvisor as an intermediary; however, WoofAdvisor will not share your email address with any other members nor display it any public manner. All WoofAdvisor members have the option to turn off the member-to-member communication features at any time.

Other than as set out above, you will be asked for prior permission as to when personal information about you may be shared with third parties, and you will have the opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.

We may share, sell or trade aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including advertisers and investors. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors our Website receives or the most popular hotels and vacation destinations. This information does not contain any personal information and is used to develop content and services we hope you will find of interest.  At no point can any single person can be identified by such aggregate information.

How you can access your information
We take reasonable steps to ensure that your information is relevant to its intended use, accurate, and complete. You can access and update your contact information by visiting the Member Profile page on the WoofAdvisor Website.

You can close your WoofAdvisor account by contacting us at any time. We will send you an email to confirm your request. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time. Please also note that we may retain certain information associated with your account in our archives, including for analytical purposes as well as for recordkeeping integrity.

Your choices with respect to the collection and use of your information
As discussed above, you can choose not to provide us with any information, although it may be needed to take advantage of certain features offered on WoofAdvisor.

You also can add or update information and close your account as described above. If you decide to close your WoofAdvisor account, we will deactivate your account and remove your profile information from active view. Please note, however, that we may retain in our files some information associated with your account and past transactions for purposes including backups, fraud prevention, dispute resolution, investigations, and compliance with legal requirements.

As a registered WoofAdvisor member, you can modify your email subscription choices at any time on the Member Profile page. Whether registered as a WoofAdvisor member or not, you also will be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from promotional messages in any such email we send. Please note that we reserve the right to send you other communications, including service announcements, administrative messages, and surveys relating either to your WoofAdvisor account, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

Email Communications
WoofAdvisor wants to make it easy for you to take advantage of travel-related opportunities on our Website. One way we do this is by sending you email messages which will provide you with useful information about promotions and special offers available to our members. Please note that you will have the opportunity to choose not to receive these email messages in any such email we send.

The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies from WoofAdvisor, you will not be able to access portions of our site.

How we protect your information
We want you to feel confident about using WoofAdvisor, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they only may do so for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption when transmitting your personal information between your system and ours, and between our system and those of the parties with whom we share sensitive information, and we employ firewalls and intrusion detection systems to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information.

External links
It is important to note that this Privacy Policy applies to / extends to WoofAdvisor.com only.

WoofAdvisor links you to other websites, operated by other people or companies.  Those external websites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. Those websites may have their own privacy policy or no privacy policy at all. WoofAdvisor does not monitor or control the content of those websites and takes no responsibility for their content, nor should it be implied that WoofAdvisor endorses or otherwise recommends such sites or the products or services offered.

We strongly urge you to examine and review the privacy policies and terms of use of any third party sites or services prior to use to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information, before providing any of them with any of your personally identifiable information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
WoofAdvisor may change or modify this Privacy Policy with immediate effect at any point in the future. We will note the date that revisions were last made to this Privacy Policy at the bottom of this page, and any revisions will take effect upon posting. We will notify our members of material changes to this Privacy Policy by either sending a notice to the email address you provided to us or by placing a notice on our Website. We encourage you to check this Privacy Policy from time to time to review the current version.

Corrections/Information Removal/Opt-Out
If your name, e-mail or other personally identifiable information changes, you may update, correct or omit the relevant information by contacting us at admin@woofadvisor.com

If you prefer not to receive marketing e-mails from us, please let us know by:

  1. sending us an e-mail at admin@woofadvisor.com or

  2. ) by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any marketing e-mail you receive from us.  Please be sure to include in any e-mail or postal mail, your full name, e-mail address, postal address, and any message.

Please note that such requests may take up to ten (10) working days to become effective.

Contact Us
If you have questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the information collection and dissemination practices of this Site, please contact us at:

E-mail: admin@woofadvisor.com

 

Or by postal mail at:
WoofAdvisor Limited
Registered Office
Coliemore House
Coliemore Road
Dalkey
County Dublin
Ireland