Consumer Privacy Policy

This statement of principles that govern the collection and protection of information that may be collected during a visit to this site is provided for informational purposes only. The information presented here is not meant to be a contract of any type; either expressed or implied, and should not be treated as such by site visitors. The information in this statement and/or the policies described here may change at any time, without prior notice to any visitor

Information Collection and Use
WestPet is committed to ensuring the privacy of our customers and site visitors and we recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of personal information you share with us. It is our policy that personal information, such as your financial information, is private and confidential. Accordingly the personal information you provide is stored in a secured location, is accessible only by designated staff, and is used by WestPet only for the purpose for which you provide the information.

WesPet does not reveal specific information about license holders or other personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, except if required to do so by Chapter 22 of the Iowa Code (Iowa Open Records Act,) court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authority, or other law. This policy applies to information that may be collected on WestPet’s site and on that of any third party with whom WestPet contracts to provide Internet related-services.

WestPet maintains security standards and procedures regarding unauthorized access to customer information to prevent unauthorized removal or alteration of data. WestPet meets accepted standards of security for all transactions that may involve payment of fees through a service available through this site, including the use of encryption and SSL services. Credit card numbers are not stored longer than is required for verification and completion of the subject transaction.

Use of Cookies
Cookies are pieces of information that are stored on your computer and used for record keeping purposes. We may use cookies to make visiting and using our Web site easier. Cookies can help us see which parts of our Web site are the most or least popular and provide us with direction to improve our site visitors' online experience. We do not and will not use cookies to retrieve personal information about you from your computer, unless you have provided us permission to do so.

Links to Other Sites
This Web site may provide links to other third-party Web sites. While we choose our links carefully, we cannot take any responsibility for the content of linked Web sites, or for the privacy policies of Web sites that we link to. Because we do not control these Web sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies on these third-party Web sites prior to use.

Feedback
Please contact us, using the contact information available on this site, to help us improve our privacy policy or for more information.

WestPet
PO Box 65320, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Licensing Phone: 515-273-0651
Animal Control Phone: 515-222-3364
FAX: 515-222-3640
Email: westpet@wdm.iowa.gov
Consumer Privacy Policy