KICK ASS VETS takes your privacy seriously, and protecting your private information is a priority. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to KICK ASS VETS include and Kick Ass Vets SITES as described in the Terms and Conditions, and governs how we collect and use any data. The KICK ASS VETS website is an informational and opinion based site, providing tools and information for veterinarian and veterinary nurses. By using the KICK ASS VETS website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement, and understand that our Privacy Policy can be updated at any time. It is your responsibility to regularly check our Privacy Policy, as KICK ASS VETS holds the right to change and modify our Privacy Policy at any time, and it becomes effective as soon as uploaded to our website.
Collection of your Personal Information
KICK ASS VETS may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, email address, year of graduation, school of gradation, and other components not listed. Other personal information may be collected in the future.
nformation about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by  KICK ASS VETS. This information can include browser type, access time and number of views or logins, your IP address, domain names, referring website addresses, page views and other components. This information is used to maintain quality service, provide general statistics regarding use of KICK ASS VETS SITES, and may be used to gather statistics regarding the veterinary profession, including but not limited to, salaries dependent on location. Any information collected may and can be used to publish data on KICK ASS VETS website and SITES. If your information is used in this manner, it will be anonymous and will be displayed as general information only, your specific information will not be displayed or published. (Ex. A distribution map of veterinary wages may be published using your data, however your information on this ‘map’ would be anonymous, just your general category markers would be displayed (age, gender, year of gradation, salary range, etc., your name, or other individually identifying information would not be displayed).
Please be aware that if you disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through KICK ASS VETS public message boards or forums, which might be present in the future, this information may be collected and used by others.
KICK ASS VETS encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from KICK ASS VETS so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information.  Kick Ass Vets is not responsible for the content or Privacy Policies on websites outside of the  KICK ASS VETS SITES, or on SITES associated with KICK ASS VETS that use a secondary forum such as, but not limited to, Linked In, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
KICK ASS VETS may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of new information, or other services or products available from KICK ASS VETS, or it’s affiliates.
KICK ASS VETS may also request or contact you regarding surveys to conduct data collection regarding your opinion of current services, potential new services that could be offered, or details about your profession/job that may help other veterinarians such as, but not limited to, location, year of graduation, gender, salary, general information about your job (type of practice, on-call duties required, etc.).
KICK ASS VETS does not sell, rent or lease its customer/subscriber lists to third parties.
KICK ASS VETS may rarely contact you on behalf of affiliates about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) will not be transferred to the third party.  KICK ASS VETS may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis to progress the veterinary profession, send you emails, or arrange payment of services (KICK ASS VETS uses PayPal or Stripe).
KICK ASS VETS will disclose your personally identifiable information, without notice, only if required by law or in good faith believe that doing so is necessary to a) comply with legal processes or laws, b) protect/defend the property or rights of KICK ASS VETS, c) protect the personal safety of the public or users of KICK ASS VETS.
KICK ASS VETS SITES may use ‘cookies’ to help personalize your experience with our SITES. A ‘cookie’ is a text file that is put onto your hard disk by a webpage server. ‘Cookies’ cannot run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are uniquely assigned, and and only be identified and read by a server in the domain that is issued the cookie to you. The purpose of the cookies is to make your experience more convenient and to save you time, by recalling specific information on subsequent visits, remembering and recording information such as personal information, billing addresses, etc., so that when you return to the same KICK ASS VETS SITES, the information you provided previously will be easily retrieved. You can decline cookies at any time by modifying your web-browser. KICK ASS VETS is not responsible for cookies being accepted automatically on your browser, and it is your responsibility to reject or turn off the automatic acceptance of cookies if you do not wish to use these cookies.
KICK ASS VETS does not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under the age of 16. If you are under the age of 16, it is your responsibility to not use KICK ASS VETS SITES, or to do so under the guidance and permission of a parent or guardian.
KICK ASS VETS will always have easy ‘opt-out’ and ‘unsubscribe’ options, so if you wish to cease receiving any information or communications from KICK ASS VETS at any time, this will be easily performed, either from links through emails, or by contacting us if the automated link is not working.
KICK ASS VETS will automatically subscribe any individuals providing their information through the ‘Contact Us’, ‘Submit Interest Form’, ‘Book Now’ (from our Consulting Page), ‘Contribute Content’, or any purchases of Webinars or Presentations. By using these products and services, you agree to be subscribed to receive emails and newsletters from KICK ASS VETS.
KICK ASS VETS holds the right to update this Privacy Policy at any time, changing depending on user use, services provided, and customer feedback. KICK ASS VETS encourages you, and makes you aware it is your responsibility, to review this Privacy Policy routinely, as any updated Privacy Policy is effective from the time of upload.
KICK ASS VETS welcomes any questions, comments or feedback regarding any aspect of this site, including any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy. Please feel free to contact us at any time through our Contact Us form.
Effective as of July 16, 2019.