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Privacy Policy

Scope of This Policy

This policy applies to the treatment of personally identifiable information that Houndstooth Leash Co collects through our website and our services. The policy does not apply to practices of companies whose websites may be linked to Houndstooth Leash Co. For access to the Privacy Policies of such linked websites, please refer to the information provided by such websites on their homepages. Also, see the paragraph below under the heading "Hypertext Links."

How We Collect and Use Your Information

From time to time, Houndstooth Leash Co collects personally identifiable information, which may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, zip code and personal information concerning your interests, occupation, gender and other demographic information.

Houndstooth Leash Co does not seek to collect such information from persons under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any such information to us. If you are the parent or guardian of a person under the age of 18 who has provided such information to us, please contact us at 914.602.2498 or at Leash and we will remove such information from our database as described further below.

In addition, no person (of any age) is required to provide us with the personally identifiable information we request. If you do not wish to provide such information, you are free not to do so, although that may prevent you from using certain features or taking full advantage of all of our offerings on our website. Your provision of requested information to us through Houndstooth Leash or other means is presumed by us to be voluntary and with your consent to the uses described herein. If, after submitting personally identifiable information to us, you wish to "opt-out," please contact us at 914.602.2498 or at Leash, and we will disable the account that contains your information in our database as set forth below in the section titled "Managing Your Information." Please know that such a decision will not stop advertising or content that is generated prior to the time when we can accomplish the removal of your information.

Houndstooth Leash Co also receives and records information from server logs from your browser, including cookie information relating to pages requested. We treat this information as non-personal, unless required to do otherwise by applicable laws. Some web browsers and devices permit you to broadcast a preference that you not be "tracked" online. At this time, we do not modify your experience based on any such signal or broadcast.

Houndstooth Leash Co uses the information you provide to us to customize advertising and content that we present to you, to contact you concerning specials, abandoned shopping carts and new products, and to enhance our product offerings. Houndstooth Leash Co will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to any third party except when:

  • you have been given an opportunity to "opt-out" of sharing the information and have declined to exercise that right within the time period provided;

  • Houndstooth Leash Co must share the information in order to provide a product or service that you have requested, in which case, we will demand that any third party we use to fulfill your order agree that it does not have the right to use the personally identifiable information other than to fulfill your request; or

  • Houndstooth Leash Co is required to respond to subpoena, court orders or other legal processes requiring such disclosure.

Use of Cookies

Houndstooth Leash Co uses cookies to enhance the interactive nature of your Internet experience and to provide a convenient feature to save you time. Cookies enable us to quickly retrieve specific information from previous visits and to recall features that you may have customized on your browser. We may also use other tracking mechanisms such as web beacons to collect marketing statistics.

You may at any time "opt out" of Houndstooth Leash Co's use of cookies, web beacons or other tracking mechanisms through your browser settings. However, disabling such features may prevent you from using certain features or taking full advantage of all of our offerings on our website.

Managing Your Information

You are entitled to request access to and correction of all your personal data collected by us through Houndstooth Leash, as well as to require us to disable the account that contains your data if you no longer want us to process it. You can make such a request or a related inquiry at 800.960.2231, or at Leash We will keep your data as long as it is reasonably necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. You may choose not to receive unsolicited marketing material from Houndstooth Leash Co, and you have the right to request your Houndstooth Leash Co account information be disabled, subject to our need to keep appropriate archives of our business operations.


Houndstooth Leash Co employs reasonable measures to maintain all personally identifiable information provided by you on computer servers in a controlled and secured environment in an effort to hinder unauthorized access, loss, alteration, use or disclosure of such information. Houndstooth Leash Co utilizes secure socket layer encryption technology and firewall network protection to protect personally identifiable information that is transmitted to Houndstooth Leash Unfortunately, the nature of the Internet is such that information may be transmitted over networks without appropriate security measures and may be accessed, deleted, altered, used or disclosed by unauthorized persons at that time.

Because of the international nature of the services and products we provide on our website and the nature of our business, personal data may, subject to applicable law, be transferred internationally throughout Houndstooth Leash Co worldwide for the purposes described above. This may mean that personal data are transferred to countries which do not have laws or regulations that protect personal data, unlike the United States does, where the server for our website is located. We use reasonable measures to limit the disclosure of the data you provide to us only to certain staff within Houndstooth Leash Co and our affiliates (i.e. staff whose job it is to process your inquiries and survey answers or otherwise to administer Houndstooth Leash, and those staff involved in the provision of our services and products which may be of interest to you) and to require that they process the data only for the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy.

To protect our customers from fraudulent transactions on Houndstooth Leash, all orders are subject to review and verification. As part of the verification process, an order may be temporarily placed on hold in order to verify order information: that includes, but is not limited to, credit card billing information, which may involve contacting the credit card holder directly.

Modifications to This Policy

Houndstooth Leash Co may make modifications or amendments to this policy from time to time. In the event that such changes alter how we gather, process, use, or disclose your personally identifiable information, we will post such changes on our website.

Intellectual Property

Houndstooth Leash Co, our suppliers, licensors, or the original creators of all materials on Houndstooth Leash own all copyrightable subject matter on Houndstooth Leash and all trademarks, patents, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes or other proprietary rights of Houndstooth Leash Co and/or such other parties. No license to or right in any such copyrights, trademarks, patents, proprietary information, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of Houndstooth Leash Co and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you. In addition, direct linking, deep linking, framing, page-jacking, metatagging, and using a robot, spider or automated device of any kind to monitor or copy Houndstooth Leash is strictly prohibited.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, Houndstooth Leash Co hereby authorizes you only to copy the content herein solely for your personal and private use in learning about, evaluating, or acquiring Houndstooth Leash Co products. Except where expressly noted, no other permission is granted to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, or modify the content contained on this website. Any unauthorized use of any material contained on this website may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. Any other use of materials on this website, including reproduction for purposes other than those expressly permitted herein, modification, distribution, or republication, without prior written permission from Houndstooth Leash Co is strictly prohibited. Any copy made by you as permitted herein must retain all copyright and trademark notices, including any other proprietary notices, contained in the materials. The use of such materials on any other website or in any environment of networked computers is prohibited.

Hypertext Links

In the event this website contains hypertext links to websites that are not created or maintained by Houndstooth Leash Co, this Privacy Policy applies only to Houndstooth Leash and not to any of these third party websites. Houndstooth Leash Co is not responsible for the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of those third party websites. The inclusion of any link to such websites does not imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by Houndstooth Leash Co of the third party websites. Houndstooth Leash Co disclaims any liability for links (1) from another website to this website, and (2) to another website from this website. Houndstooth Leash Co cannot guarantee the standards of any website to which links are provided on Houndstooth Leash, nor shall Houndstooth Leash Co be held responsible for the contents of those websites, or any subsequent links. For this reason, Houndstooth Leash Co does not represent or warrant that the contents of any third-party website is accurate, compliant with state or federal law, or compliant with copyright or other intellectual property laws. Houndstooth Leash Co does not endorse the contents of these third party websites in any way. Also, Houndstooth Leash Co is not responsible for web casting or any other form of transmission received from any linked website. Any reliance on the contents of a third party website is done at your own risk, and you assume all responsibilities and consequences resulting from such reliance.

Governing Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without regards to conflicts of laws principles. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of any state or federal court located in the State of New York, U.S.A., and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.