Privacy Policy

Effective date April 2015.

This Privacy Policy is all about the kinds of information we (thefamilydog.com, thefamilydog.tv, stopthe77.com, The Family Dog, The Family Dog LLC and its subsidiaries and affiliates) collect about you while you’re using thefamilydog.com website (or our PEACE LOVE KIDS and DOGS or any other courses, programs or materials) or the stopthe77.com website, and how we use that information. Keep in mind that we might need to make changes to this policy in the future. If we do need to make changes, they’ll be posted right here with a new “last modified” date at the bottom and/or top to keep you up to speed.

Your Consent

Make sure to read our Privacy Policy carefully. By visiting and using our website, you agree to consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

We collect information that you voluntarily supply to us online when using the site. This includes, but is not limited to: when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, send us an email, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

The type of information that we collect when you sign up for our newsletter is generally your name and email address. When ordering a product you will be asked to enter your name, postal address, e-mail address and/or credit card information. All of this information is provided directly by you.

We typically only contact individuals who specifically request that we do so or who have signed up for our newsletters or purchased one of our products.

Like most websites, we also collect and store information that is generated automatically as you use our website (including the use of cookies and web beacons). Cookies are small files that (if you allow) your web browser transfers to your computer’s hard drive for record keeping purposes. These cookies enable us to understand how and when visitors use our site so we can identify how many unique users visit us and track site traffic, user trends and patterns. This type of information is usually used to make your experience more enjoyable. For example, we may collect information about your computer’s connection to the internet which allows us to measure traffic and thus improve the speed of delivery of our web pages to you.

This kind of information also helps us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits, gather general visitor information and keep track of advertisements so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:

We may also contract with third-party service providers for a variety of reasons. Unless you inform us otherwise (specifically through the process described below) we reserve the right to use, and to disclose to third parties, all of the information collected from and about you while you are using the site an any way and for any purpose. This may enable us or a third party to provide you with information about products and services. If you do not want your information to be used for these purposes you must send a letter to the Online Privacy Coordinator, whose address is listed at the end of this Privacy Policy, requesting to be taken off any lists of information that may be used for these purposes or that may be given or sold to third parties.

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily make your personal information available for viewing by third parties online (for example on message boards, through email or in chat or comment areas) that information can be seen, collected and used by others parties besides us. We are not responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of such information.

Our site may also include links to other websites or provide access to products and services offered by third parties, whose privacy policies we can’t control. This also includes some content, products and services available through special partner relationships with third parties who include their branding on our site. We may share with these partners information collected or provided by you in the course of visiting that information and/or those pages. When you access another website or purchase third-arty products or services through this site, the use of any information you provide will be governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting or the provider of the services you are purchasing.

Also know that we may release information about our visitors when it is appropriate to comply with the law or to protect the rights, property or safety of users of our site or the public. In addition, as our business grows we may buy or sell various assets. In the unlikely event that we sell some or all of our assets, or one or more of our websites is acquired by another company, information about our users may be among the transferred assets.

How do we store your information?

Your membership information is stored on a secure list server and all passwords are encrypted on the database. To maintain the safety of your personal information, the server and the information contained therein, can only be accessed by people who help manage our lists in order to deliver information to those who would like to receive it. Information necessary for the delivery of our newsletters is also stored at Mailchimp.com for delivery purposes and can only be accessed by those who help publish and deliver thefamilydog.com or stopthe77.com newsletters.

At this time we do not store any credit card information on our servers. All payment transactions are handled by third-party processors such as PayPal and all of your information is protected through their security systems.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. While our websites have fun activities for children, no data is collected from them at any time. Our products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older, comments on our websites are allowed only by those aged 13 years and older, and membership is only available to people 18 years of age and older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This policy (including our children’s privacy statement) does not apply to information we might collect offline or though other means – like over the phone, at live events, or through private consultations.

Terms and Conditions of Use

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our websites.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we’ll post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

If you have any questions, please direct them to: questions@thefamilydog.com

Contact our Privacy Policy Coordinator at:

The Family Dog – Privacy

20 Merry Lane

East Hanover, NJ 07936

*this version dated April 2015 was modified from the earlier version dated August 2013 to include the application of these terms and conditions to our new website: www.stopthe77.com
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