January 10, 2017
Koba’s Four Paws Institute ( Koba’s Four Paws) values its users’ privacy. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) will help you
understand how we collect and use personal informat
ion from those who visit our website or make use of
our online facilities
and services, and what we will and will not do with
the information we collect. Our Policy has been de
signed and created to
assure those affiliated with Koba’s Four Paws Inst
itute of our commitment and realization of our obli
gation not only to meet,
but to exceed, most existing privacy standards.
We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy
at any given time. If you have not registered with
us and want to make
sure that you are up to date with the latest change
s, we advise you to frequently visit this page. If
you are a registered user,
we will notify you via email of any changes or upda
tes made to this Policy. If at any point in time Ko
ba’s Four Paws Institute
decides to make use of any personally identifiable
information on file, in a manner vastly different f
rom that which was stated
when this information was initially collected, the
user or users shall be promptly notified by email.
Users at that time shall have
the option as to whether to permit the use of their
information in this separate manner.
This Policy applies to Koba’s Four Paws Institute,
and it governs any and all data collection and usag
e by us. Through the use
ore consenting to the data collection procedures ex
pressed in this Policy.
Please note that this Policy does not govern the co
llection and use of information by companies that K
oba’s Four Paws
Institute does not control, nor by individuals not
employed or managed by us. If you visit a website t
hat we mention or link to,
be sure to review its privacy policy before providi
ng the site with information. It is highly recommen
ded and suggested that you
review the privacy policies and conditions of any w
ebsite you choose to use or frequent to better unde
rstand the way in which
websites garner, make use of and share the informat
ion collected.
Specifically, this Policy will inform you of the fo
What personally identifiable information is collect
ed from you through our website;
Why we collect personally identifiable information
and the legal basis for such collection;
How we use the collected information and with whom
it may be shared;
What choices are available to you regarding the use
of your data; and
The security procedures in place to protect the mis
use of your information.
Information We Collect
It is always up to you whether to disclose personal
ly identifiable information to us, although if you
elect not to do so, we
reserve the right not to register you as a user or
provide you with any products or services. This web
site collects various
types of information, such as:
Voluntarily provided information which may include
your name, address, email address, billing and/or c
redit card
information etc. which may be used when you purchas
e products and/or services and to deliver the servi
ces you have
In addition, Koba’s Four Paws Institute may have th
e occasion to collect non-personal anonymous demogr
aphic information,
such as age, gender, household income, political af
filiation, race and religion, as well as the type o
f browser you are using, IP
address, or type of operating system, which will as
sist us in providing and maintaining superior quali
ty service.
Please rest assured that this site will only collec
t personal information that you knowingly and willi
ngly provide to us by way of
surveys, completed membership forms, and emails. It
is the intent of this site to use personal informa
tion only for the purpose
for which it was requested, and any additional uses
specifically provided for in this Policy.
Why We Collect Information and For How Long
We are collecting your data for several reasons:
To better understand your needs and provide you wit
h the services you have requested;
To fulfill our legitimate interest in improving our
services and products;
To send you promotional emails containing informati
on we think you may like when we have your consent
to do so;
To contact you to fill out surveys or participate i
n other types of market research, when we have your
consent to do so;
To customize our website according to your online b
ehavior and personal preferences.
The data we collect from you will be stored for no
longer than necessary. The length of time we retain
said information will be
determined based upon the following criteria: the l
ength of time your personal information remains rel
evant; the length of time
it is reasonable to keep records to demonstrate tha
t we have fulfilled our duties and obligations; any
limitation periods within
which claims might be made; any retention periods p
rescribed by law or recommended by regulators, prof
essional bodies or
associations; the type of contract we have with you
, the existence of your consent, and our legitimate
interest in keeping such
information as stated in this Policy.
Use of Information Collected
Koba’s Four Paws Institute does not now, nor will i
t in the future, sell, rent or lease any of its cus
tomer lists and/or names to
any third parties.
Koba’s Four Paws Institute may collect and may make
use of personal information to assist in the opera
tion of our website
and to ensure delivery of the services you need and
request. At times, we may find it necessary to use
personally identifiable
information as a means to keep you informed of othe
r possible products and/or services that may be ava
ilable to you from
Koba’s Four Paws Institute may also be in contact w
ith you with regards to completing surveys and/or r
questionnaires related to your opinion of current,
potential, or future services that may be offered.
Koba’s Four Paws Instituteuses various third-party
social media features including but not limited to
Facebook, Instagram and
other interactive programs. These may collect your
IP address and require cookies to work properly.
These services are
governed by the privacy policies of the providers a
nd are not within Koba’s Four Paws Institute’s cont
Disclosure of Information
Koba’s Four Paws Institute may not use or disclose
the information provided by you except under the fo
as necessary to provide services or products you ha
ve ordered;
in other ways described in this Policy or to which
you have otherwise consented;
in the aggregate with other information in such a w
ay so that your identity cannot reasonably be deter
as required by law, or in response to a subpoena or
search warrant;
to outside auditors who have agreed to keep the inf
ormation confidential;
as necessary to enforce the Terms of Service on our
as necessary to maintain, safeguard and preserve al
l the rights and property of Koba’s Four Paws Insti
Non-Marketing Purposes
Koba’s Four Paws Institutegreatly respects your pri
vacy. We do maintain and reserve the right to conta
ct you if needed for
non-marketing purposes (such as bug alerts, securit
y breaches, account issues, and/or changes in Koba’
s Four Paws Institute
products and services, or changes to this Policy).
In certain circumstances, we may use our website,
newspapers, or other
public means to post a notice.
Children under the age of 13
Koba’s Four Paws Institute’s website is not directe
d to, and does not knowingly collect personal ident
ifiable information from,
children under the age of thirteen (13). If it is d
etermined that such information has been inadverten
tly collected on anyone
under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediatel
y take the necessary steps to ensure that such info
rmation is deleted from
our system’s database, or in the alternative, that
verifiable parental consent is obtained for the use
and storage of such
information. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13)
must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission
to use this website.
Unsubscribe or Opt-Out
All users and visitors to our website have the opti
on to discontinue receiving communications from us
by way of email or
newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe from our
website please send an email that you wish to unsu
bscribe to If you wish to uns
ubscribe or opt-out from any third-party websites,
you must go to that
specific website to unsubscribe or opt-out. Koba’s
Four Paws Institute will continue to adhere to this
Policy with respect to any
personal information previously collected.
Links to Other Websites
Our website does contain links to affiliate and oth
er websites. Koba’s Four Paws Institute does not cl
aim nor accept
responsibility for any privacy policies, practices
and/or procedures of other websites. Therefore, we
encourage all users and
visitors to be aware when they leave our website an
d to read the privacy statements of every website t
hat collects personally
identifiable information. This Policy applies only
and solely to the information collected by our webs
Notice to European Union Users
Koba’s Four Paws Institute’s operations are located
primarily in the United States. If you provide inf
ormation to us, the
information will be transferred out of the European
Union (EU) and sent to the United States. (The ade
quacy decision on the
EU-US Privacy became operational on August 1, 2016.
This framework protects the fundamental rights of
anyone in the EU
whose personal data is transferred to the United St
ates for commercial purposes. It allows the free tr
ansfer of data to
companies that are certified in the US under the Pr
ivacy Shield.) By providing personal information to
us, you are consenting
to its storage and use as described in this Policy.
Koba’s Four Paws Institute takes precautions to pro
tect your information. When you submit sensitive in
formation via the
website, your information is protected both online
and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive informat
ion (e.g. credit card
information), that information is encrypted and tra
nsmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this
by looking for a lock icon
in the address bar and looking for “https” at the b
eginning of the address of the webpage.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive inform
ation transmitted online, we also protect your info
rmation offline. Only
employees who need the information to perform a spe
cific job (for example, billing or customer service
) are granted access to
personally identifiable information. The computers
and servers in which we store personally identifiab
le information are kept in
a secure environment. This is all done to prevent a
ny loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or
modification of the
user’s personal information under our control.
The Company also uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for
authentication and private communications to build
users’ trust and
confidence in the internet and website use by provi
ding simple and secure access and communication of
credit card and
personal information.
Acceptance of Terms
By using this website, you are hereby accepting the
terms and conditions stipulated within this Privac
y Policy Agreement. If
you are not in agreement with our terms and conditi
ons, then you should refrain from further use of ou
r sites. In addition, your
continued use of our website following proper notif
ication or the posting of any updates or changes to
our terms and
conditions, shall mean that you agree and accept su
ch changes.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding thi
s Privacy Policy as it relates to our website, plea
se feel free to contact us
at the following email, telephone number or mailing
Telephone Number:
Mailing Address:
Koba’s Four Paws Institute
64 McCaleb Rd
Montgomery, Texas
GDPR Disclosure:
If you answered “yes” to the question Does your web
site comply with the General Data Protection Regula
tion (“GDPR”)? then the Privacy Policy above
includes language that is meant to account for such
compliance. Nevertheless, in order to be fully com
pliant with GDPR regulations your company must
fulfill other requirements such as: (i) doing an as
sessment of data processing activities to improve s
ecurity; (ii) have a data processing agreement with
third party vendors; (iii) appoint a data protectio
n officer for the company to monitor GDPR complianc
e; (iv) designate a representative based in the EU
under certain circumstances; and (v) have a protoco
l in place to handle a potential data breach. For m
ore details on how to make sure your company is
fully compliant with GDPR, please visit the officia
l website at
. FormSwift and its subsidiaries are in no way resp
onsible for determining
whether or not your company is in fact compliant wi
th GDPR and takes no responsibility for the use you
make of this Privacy Policy or for any potential
liability your company may face in relation to any
GDPR compliance issues.
COPPA Compliance Disclosure:
This Privacy Policy presumes that your website is n
directed at children under the age of 13 and does
knowingly collect personal identifiable
information from them or allow others to do the sam
e through your site. If this is not true for your w
ebsite or online service and you do collect such
information (or allow others to do so), please be a
ware that you must be compliant with all COPPA regu
lations and guidelines in order to avoid violations
which could lead to law enforcement actions, includ
ing civil penalties.
In order to be fully compliant with COPPA your webs
ite or online service must fulfill other requiremen
ts such as: (i) posting a privacy policy which desc
not only
practices, but also the practices of any others co
llecting personal information on your site or servi
ce — for example, plug-ins or ad networks;
(ii) include a prominent link to your privacy polic
y anywhere you collect personal information from ch
ildren; (iii) include a description of parental rig
hts (e.g.
that you won’t require a child to disclose more inf
ormation than is reasonably necessary, that they ca
n review their child’s personal information, direct
to delete it, and refuse to allow any further colle
ction or use of the child’s information, and the pr
ocedures to exercise their rights); (iv) give paren
ts “direct
notice” of your information practices before collec
ting information from their children; and (v) obtai
n the parents’ “verifiable consent” before collecti
ng, using
or disclosing personal information from a child. Fo
r more information on the definition of these terms
and how to make sure your website or online servic
is fully compliant with COPPA please visit
. FormSwift and its subsidiaries are in no way resp
onsible for determining whether or not your company
is in fact compliant with COPPA and
takes no responsibility for the use you make of thi
s Privacy Policy or for any potential liability you
r company may face in relation to any COPPA complia
California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) Compliance
: The CCPA is a collection of privacy laws enacted
by the California legislature
which is meant to protect Californians’ personal da
ta from being sold or used without their consent. T
he requirements of the CCPA apply to, among others,
businesses that (i) have a gross annual revenue of
at least $25 million dollars; or (ii) buys, receive
s, or sells personal information of 50,000 or more
Californian consumers, households or devices; or (i
ii) derives 50% or more of its revenue from the sal
e of personal information. If your business meets
these requirements or is otherwise based out of Cal
ifornia, you must comply with the requirements of t
he CCPA or risk facing fines, sanctions and civil
penalties. For more information about CCPA and its
requirements please visit
. Please note that t
he CCPA is scheduled to be updated by January 2023
with new requirements and definitions so please be
to check those regulations periodically to make sur
e your Privacy Policy is up to date.
FormSwift and its subsidiaries are in no way respon
sible for
determining whether or not your company is in fact
compliant with the CCPA or any other privacy regula
tions, and takes no responsibility for the use you
make of this Privacy Policy or for any potential li
ability your company may face in relation to any co
mpliance issuesf