Like most website operators, Midwest Veterinary Supply collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Midwest Veterinary Supply's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Midwest Veterinary Supply's visitors use its website. From time to time, Midwest Veterinary Supply may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Midwest Veterinary Supply also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users. Midwest Veterinary Supply only discloses logged in user IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Midwest Veterinary Supply's websites choose to interact with Midwest Veterinary Supply in ways that require Midwest Veterinary Supply to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Midwest Veterinary Supply gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. Those who engage in transactions with Midwest Veterinary Supply – by purchasing products are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Midwest Veterinary Supply collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the customer's interaction with Midwest Veterinary Supply. Midwest Veterinary Supply does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And customers can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Midwest Veterinary Supply discloses potentially non-personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i)need to know that information in order to process it on Midwest Veterinary Supply's behalf or to provide services available at Midwest Veterinary Supply's websites, and (ii)that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Midwest Veterinary Supply's websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Midwest Veterinary Supply will not rent or sell potentially non-personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Midwest Veterinary Supply discloses potentially non-personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Midwest Veterinary Supply believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Midwest Veterinary Supply, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of a Midwest Veterinary Supply website and have supplied your email address, Midwest Veterinary Supply may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Midwest Veterinary Supply and our products. We primarily use our various newsletters to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Midwest Veterinary Supply takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially non-personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Midwest Veterinary Supply, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Midwest Veterinary Supply goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Midwest Veterinary Supply may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Midwest Veterinary Supply may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Midwest Veterinary Supply may monitor the most popular products on the midwestvet.net site. Midwest Veterinary Supply may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Midwest Veterinary Supply does not disclose potentially non-personally-identifying and personally-identifying information other than as described above.