What Information Do We Collect?
PetDoors.com believes it is important for you to know what types of information we collect when you use our site. We employ various methods for collecting information. To begin with, we use “cookies” that are needed to compile and aggregate non-personally identifiable information about the visitors to our web site. Personally identifiable information consists of information that is unique to you, such as credit card numbers, bank accounts, social security numbers, home address, email address and the like. This is the type of information that most people consider private and deem the most important to protect from unauthorized access. Non-personally identifiable information most often consists of things such as your search preferences, the types of products you have bought, how many times you have visited a particular web site, gender, age, etc. This type of information is usually associated with a particular computer or IP address but not with a particular person. “Cookies” are pieces of information generated by a web server and stored in the user's computer, ready for future access. Each time you access our web site; our server looks for a relevant cookie on your computer. The information contained within that cookie is then used to customize your experience with our site.
Why Do We Collect This Information?
We use this information in order to serve the needs of our customers. We need to know who you are in order to verify the credit card information you have sent us. We collect several pieces of personal information from you in order to complete this verification process. The non-personal information that we collect from you is used in order to offer you better service and to make your experience with our site more enjoyable. Any information that we may inadvertently collect from you, that does not serve one of these reasons stated above, is immediately purged from our system.
How Is Your Information Protected?
We use the latest in encryption technology, luding 128 bit SSL encryption to ensure that any sensitive information that is sent by you to us via the Internet is protected from unauthorized interception. We employ the latest in firewall protection to prevent unauthorized access into our information storage areas. We maintain a rigorous hiring process to screen out potential employees with criminal backgrounds. We also have back up servers and power supplies to guard against power outages and other natural occurrences that could pose a threat to the integrity of your personal information. Passwords are required in order for you to gain access to your account. Once an account has been terminated, measures are taken to remove those users from the system who no longer need access to our system. When an employee is terminated or is no longer with the company, we change the access codes that the employee used to access any customer accounts. Passwords must contain at least six characters, one of which is non-alphanumeric. Passwords are case sensitive and must be updated every 90 days.
Who Has Access To Your Information?
Only those employees that are responsible for handling your account have access to your information. Additionally, employees in our technical department may have access to your information in order to conduct routine checks on the integrity of our system and in order to perform necessary maintenance work. In order to process your credit card we have to consult with an out side credit card processing company. These processing companies are regulated by the banking industry and must meet certain security requirements in order to be in business. The processing companies will have access to your credit card information, billing address, name, and possibly your telephone number. The processing company will communicate with the issuing bank of your credit card in order to get final approval to charge your credit card for the product or services we are providing for you. Should you choose to receive additional information regarding one of our services or products, we may pass your email address to one of our partners who offers similar products or services that you might be interested in. Additionally, judicial requests by a duly authorized court will require us to divulge certain information regarding your account should that situation arise. Finally, should our company ever be bought or sold, your account information would then become the property of the new owner/entity.
Can You Correct or Remove Information From This Site?
You always have the option to view your account to make sure the information we have collected from you is indeed correct. You also have the option of removing any information from your account that you wish to keep private. However, please note that removing certain information such as your email address, contact information, and the like may greatly hinder our ability to effectively provide the service or products you have requested. We recommend, that you contact us first to discuss which information you may remove without interrupting the quality of service we intend to provide for you.
Can You Opt-Out of Having Certain Information Collected?
You have the option of disabling your computer’s ability to accept or transmit cookies. This will prevent us from gathering certain non-personally identifiable information from you. You also have the option of removing yourself from any email distribution list that you may have signed up for.
About our Shipping Policies and Procedures
Nearly all orders are shipped same day if placed before noon Pacific time and next day if placed later than that. We are sometimes out of stock. In that case, we will notify you by email or phone if the delay prior to shipping is expected to exceed 5 working days. If you are in a particular hurry, we suggest you call us between 8 am and 4 pm Pacific time Monday through Friday and discuss your delivery needs. Please remember thatwe cannot guarantee shipping dates or arrival dates.
International customers are responsible for any customs fees, duties and taxes.
Our Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with your purchase for any reason, please call PetDoors.com for a Return Merchandise Authorization number (RMA number) within 30 days of receipt for a full refund less original shipping charges. We will use the RMA number to ensure your return is processed correctly. We expect returned goods to be in original, resalable condition. We process returns Tuesday through Friday except for holidays and generally expect that returns are processed by the next processing day after receipt.
The return period is extended to 90 days for any product that is based upon the Endura Flap™ and for all Plexidor and High Tech Pet products.
Product that is returned missing parts, with weather-strip attached, scratched "used" flaps and so on may be refused for return or the return amount may be reduced by the labor and parts needed to make the product like new. If we need to refurbish your returned product, your refund may be delayed.
Some manufacturers have more stringent return policies which we are required to follow. These are identified in the warranty information for each manufacturer. Please understand that we are bound by these requirements. We also have a "Restocking Fees" page that may be accessed from all category pages that identifies those companies that impose restocking or other fees which we must pass on.
Please note that you may not return an item that has been built 'custom' for you. Nor may you return a pet door that has been obviously installed or used by your pets.
In a case where PetDoors.com has not charged ground shipping on the product, the original shipping charge will be deducted from the refund in case of a return.
Call us at (800) 826-2871 FREE for help before you decide to give up on your pet door. There are many tips, tricks and techniques that we can help you with to get a satisfactory result to an installation problem. Or you can email your question to firstname.lastname@example.org
A warranty is a promise by the manufacturer of a product that it will be free of defects and will perform as promised. Different manufacturers have differing warranty terms. We publish these and encourage our customers to check them prior to purchase. Our experience has been that our suppliers are very responsive to warranty problems encountered by our customers.
Security and Privacy Issues
Some web sites are, apparently, making news from the disclosure that they have different pricing for different customers. For example, new shoppers might get cheaper pricing than repeat customers. PetDoors.com does not engage in these types of practices.
If You Have a Complaint, Take it to the Boss
Your email will be read by Nick Pullano, General Manager, at email@example.com Please use this for extraordinary situations only. You will get faster service and answers to normal questions, installation problems and delivery concerns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hard Facts to Face
There are 45 cats and dogs for every person born
Only 1 out of every 10 dogs born ever find a permanent home.
Only 1 out of every 12 cats born ever find a permanent home.
800 dogs and cats are destroyed each HOUR in the U.S. because there are not enough homes for them.
Please spay or neuter your animals!