How I Met My Dog

Privacy Policy

How I Met My Dog, Inc. Privacy Statement

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices of How I Met My Dog, Inc. (“HIMMD” or the “Company”) with respect to our website located at, as well as all products and services offered by the Company.

Effective Date This privacy statement was last revised on May 14, 2018.

What Information We Collect

The types of information that we collect fall under two general categories: Personally identifiable information (PII) and non-personally identifiable information (non-PII). PII consists of any information that can be used to specifically identify you as an individual, whereas non-PII consists of aggregate information or any information that does not reveal your identity. The following sections describe how your PII and non-PII are collected by us, and how we use such information.

How We Collect and Use Information

Disclosure of Your Information to Third Parties

Third-Party Advertising

We may use third-party advertising agencies or other service providers to serve ads on our website on behalf of the Company or third-party advertisers (e.g., retailers of goods or services). These companies may employ cookies and Web beacons to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and Web beacons is completely anonymous. Some of these third-party advertising agencies may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers you the option to opt out of ad targeting from its member agencies by following the procedures listed here.

We will only share your information with third parties in the ways defined in this privacy statement.

Age Restrictions

Our services are intended for adults over the age of 18. We do not target our website or services to children under the age of 13, and in compliance with the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, any information we may receive from users we believe to be under the age of 13 will be purged from our database.

Geographic Restrictions

The Service is intended for use only by United States residents at this time. If you reside outside the United States, you access the Service at your own risk. Users may not access the Site or register for or use the Service if prohibited by law in their country of residence. If you are located outside of the United States, please note that your use of the Site or the Service, or your submission of any PII to us, will constitute your consent to the transfer of your PII from your home country to the United States, which may provide for different data protection rules than in your country.


We have extensive security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information stored in our database. These measures include the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and/or strong encryption (3DES) technology during credit card transactions and administrative access to site data, as well as other proprietary security measures which are applied to all repositories and transfers of user information. We will exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information between your computer and our servers, but given that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet and hence accept no liability for any unintentional disclosure.

California Privacy Rights

Users who are California residents are entitled to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to so that we may review whether your request is subject to applicable California law.


You may use the following options for removing your information from our email database if you wish to opt out of receiving promotional emails and newsletters.

  1. Click on the “unsubscribe” link on the bottom of the email;
  2. Send mail to the following postal address letting us know which promotional emails you wish to opt-out of: HIMMD, 116 East 68th St, 3B, New York, NY 10065
  3. For any services that allow you to control which emails you receive, go to the email settings page from your account home page, and un-check the undesired promotions.

Updating Your Information

HIMMD provides users the following options for changing and modifying information previously submitted.

  1. You may change your credit card (if applicable), email address, password and other information from the “Edit Profile” page on our website;
  2. Send us an email at and our customer service agents will be happy to assist you; or
  3. You can send mail to the postal address listed above, providing us with your account information and letting us know which information you wish to update.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with the Company, you can contact us by email at or by mail to the postal address listed above.

Acceptance of Privacy Statement

Your use of our website, including any dispute concerning privacy, is subject to this privacy statement and the Terms of Use Agreement. BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE PRACTICES SET OUT IN THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT AND THE TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement page and any other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, or by other means, such as email, at our discretion. Your continued use of any portion of our website following posting of the updated privacy statement will constitute your acceptance of the changes.