Privacy Policy

Last Modified: August 10, 2023

Privacy Policy:

1. General:

This Privacy Policy explains how Spot. Innovative Technologies Inc., a private corporation established in Alberta, Canada (“Spot”, “we”, “us”, “our”), collects, uses, discloses, retains, and otherwise processes your personal information in connection with our all applications, websites, content, products and services (collectively, the “Service(s)”).‎

2. Scope and Consent:

By using Spot and any of its Services, you give explicit consent to Spot for the collection, use, disclosure, retention, and processing of your personal information by us, as described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions. Personal information means information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is reasonably capable of being associated with an individual. It does not include aggregated or anonymized information that is maintained in a form that is not reasonably capable of being associated with you, unless applicable privacy laws specify otherwise.

Spot may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We advise you to read it regularly. Substantial changes to our Privacy Policy will be announced on our website and application, and we will obtain your consent where required by applicable law. The amended Privacy Policy will be effective immediately after it is first posted on our Website. This Privacy Policy is effective as of March 9, 2016.

3. Collection of Personal Information:

You can visit our Services without registering for an account. When you decide to provide us with your personal information, you agree that such information is sent to and stored on our servers and the servers of our third party service providers, as applicable. We collect the following types of personal information:

Information we collect automatically: When you visit use our Services, we automatically collect the information sent to us by your computer, mobile device or other equipment that provides access. This information may include, but is not limited to: (a) information from your interaction with our Services, including, but not limited to, device ID, device type, geo-location information, computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from and the mobile application, referring URL, ad data, IP address and standard web log information; and (ii) information we collect through cookies, web beacons and similar technologies (discussed further in Section 7 below).

Information you provide to us: We collect and store any information you provide to us when you use our Services. This information includes, but is not limited to:

• information that you provide to us when you register for an account or for the Services that you use (e.g., your name, phone number, email address, address, profile image, password, etc.);

• additional information that you may provide to us through social media sites or third party services;

• information provided in the context of dispute resolution, correspondence through our Services, or correspondence that is sent to us;

• information about your location and the location of your device, including your device’s unique identifier information if you have enabled this service on your mobile device; and

• your resume if you choose to submit it to us for consideration.

If we collect your payment information over the phone, it is encrypted when it is saved.

Information from other sources: We may, with your consent or as permitted or required by law, receive or collect additional information about you from third parties and add this to our account information. This information includes, but is not limited to: (a) demographic data; (b) navigation data; (c) additional contact data; and (d) additional data about you from other sources, such as public authorities; in each case to the extent permitted by law. In addition, while your payment card information is generally provided directly to our third-party payment processor, we may have access to limited information (e.g., country of issuance and expiration date).

4. Use of Personal Information

You agree that Spot may collect, use, disclose, retain, and otherwise process your personal information for the following purposes:

• to provide you access to our Services and Customer Support by means of e-mail or telephone;

• to manage your account;

• to prevent, detect and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities, fraud and security breaches and to enforce our Terms of Use;

• to personalize, measure and improve our Services, content and ads;

• to contact you, by e-mail, push notification, text message (SMS) or by telephone, to inquire about our Services and the services of companies that are related to Spot for the purpose of targeted marketing activities, updates, and promotional offers based on your message preferences (where applicable), or for any other purposes as set forth in this Privacy Policy;

• to provide you with other services that you have requested, as described when we collected the information; and

• to consider you as a third party service provider if you choose to upload your resume for our consideration.

5. Disclosure of Personal Information

Sharing information with and registration on social media sites: We may offer sign-on Services that enable you to access the Services with your login credentials from third party sites. We can also offer Services that enable you to share information with third party social media websites, such as Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.

If you provide us access to personal information stored on third party websites, the scope of access to this personal information shall vary per website and will be determined by both your own browser settings and your consent. If you wish to connect your third party account to your Spot account and you consent to us accessing the information in these third party accounts, you agree that we can collect, use and store information from this third party website in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Transfer of your personal information to third parties: We may disclose your personal information to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable legislation and regulations. As further described under Section 6, we will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent. We may share your personal information with:

Companies related to Spot. We may disclose the personal information we collect to our corporate affiliates and ‎subsidiaries: (a) to provide joint content and services (such as registration and customer support); (b) to prevent, detect and investigate possible illegal activities, violations of our policy, fraud and/or data security breaches; and (c) to support decision making on products, websites, applications, services, tools and communication. Spot will only use this information to send you marketing messages when you yourself have requested their services, and they will use your personal information in accordance with their respective privacy policies.

Service Providers. We may disclose the personal information we collect to vendors and service providers ‎with whom we have entered into an agreement to help us provide our Services, such as the contractors who provide the Pet Care Services (as defined in the Terms and Conditions), cloud service providers (such as Amazon Web Services), payment processors (such as Moneris), financial service providers, marketing agencies and technical support.

Other Third Parties. We may disclose personal information to any third parties to whom you have given consent to share your information via Spot.

We may also share your personal information in the following circumstances, in each case in accordance with applicable laws:

In support of Business Transfers. If we or our affiliates are or may be acquired by, amalgamated with, or invested in by another company, or if any of our assets are or may be transferred to another company.

Compliance and Legal Obligations. If we are required to do so by law, or in accordance with this policy, to certain third parties (such as intellectual property rights holders, supervisory authorities, tax authorities, police and other regulatory authorities). We may also disclose personal information to comply with legal obligations or a court order.

Security and Protection of Rights. Where we believe doing so is necessary to protect the Services, our rights and property, ‎or the rights, property, and safety of others. For example, we may disclose personal ‎information: (i) to prevent, detect, investigate, prosecute, and respond to fraud, unauthorized ‎activities and access, illegal activities, and misuse of the Services; (ii) in situations involving ‎potential threats to the health, safety, or legal rights of any person or third party; or (iii) to ‎enforce, detect, investigate, and take action in response to violations of our Terms and ‎Conditions of Use. We may also disclose personal information related to litigation and ‎other legal claims or proceedings in which we are involved, as well as for our internal ‎accounting, auditing, compliance, record keeping, and legal functions‎.

Other Disclosures. We may disclose personal information in other ways not described ‎above that we notify you of or that we obtain your consent for, or that are otherwise ‎authorized or required by law.‎

Information you share while using the Services: You are solely responsible for the personal information you share through our Services and therefore we cannot guarantee the privacy or security of the information shared by you with other users.

In case you use the Services from a shared or public device, we strongly recommend that you log off after each session. If you do not want the shared device to remember you and/or your credentials, you will need to remove cookies and/or the history of your website visits.

Notwithstanding anything else described in this policy, we may use and disclose aggregate, ‎de-identified, and other non-identifiable data related to our business and the Services for quality ‎control, analytics, research, development and other purposes. Where we use, disclose or ‎process de-identified data (data that is no longer reasonably linked or linkable to an identified or ‎identifiable natural person, household, or personal or household device) we will maintain and use ‎the information in de-identified form and not to attempt to re-identify the information, except in ‎order to determine whether our de-identification processes are reasonable and adequate ‎pursuant to applicable privacy laws.‎

6. Marketing Purposes

You agree that we may use the information collected by us to send you service requests, whether personalised or not, or to contact you by telephone regarding products or Services offered by Spot.

We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent.

When you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can, where applicable, contact us by email at, or follow the unsubscribe link in the marketing communication you received.

7. Advertising and Analytics

When you use our Services, we and our service providers may place cookies (data files on your phone or mobile device’s drive), web beacons (electronic images that are placed in a web page’s code, such as pixel tags), or similar technologies. We use these technologies to help us identify you as a user, to provide you a better experience with our Services, to measure promotional effectiveness and to ensure trust and safety on our Services.

8. Accessing, Reviewing, Changing and Deleting Your Personal Information

You have a right to access your personal information held by us.‎ Upon written request ‎and authentication of identity, we will provide you with your personal information ‎under ‎our control. We will also give you information about the ways in which that information is ‎‎being used and a description of the individuals and organizations to whom that ‎information has been ‎disclosed. ‎

We cannot modify your personal information or account information. You can modify your own information by logging into your account. If you want to close your account (where applicable) with us, please send us a request to We will process your request within a reasonable period of time and process your personal information in accordance with applicable law. We may charge a fee to cover our costs; however the fee shall not exceed the amount permitted by law. If your information is factually incorrect or incomplete or irrelevant for the purposes for which we process your information, you can request us to modify or delete your information. If you have any questions, please contact us with the subject line “Request Privacy Policy”.

‍To request data deletion please contact us at with the subject line “Data Deletion” include your name and phone number and we will remove all data collected associated with your account.

9. Protection and retention of your personal information

We protect your information by using reasonable technical and administrative security measures (such as firewalls, data encryption, and physical and administrative access controls to the data and servers) that limit the risk of loss, abuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration. However, no data security measures can guarantee security, so if you believe your account has been abused, please contact us through

We retain personal information no longer than is legally permissible and delete personal information when it is no longer necessary for the purposes as described above.

10. Cross-Border Transfers

Personal information we collect may be stored and processed for any of the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy in ‎Canada, the United States, or any country where we have operations or where we engage ‎vendors or service providers. These locations may not have the same data protection laws as the ‎jurisdiction in which you originally provided the data. By using our Services or submitting your ‎personal information to us, you agree to such transfers.‎

11. Other information

Abuse and unsolicited commercial communications (“spam”): We do not tolerate abuse of our Services. You do not have permission to add other Spot users to your mailing list (e-mail or postal) for commercial purposes, unless the user has given his explicit consent. If you notice that someone is abusing our Services (spam or spoof emails), please notify our privacy officer John Minchin at It is not allowed to use our member-to-member communication resources to send spam or content that violates our Terms of Use in any other way. For your security, we may scan messages automatically and check for spam, viruses, phishing and other malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content. We do not permanently store messages sent through these resources.

Third Parties: Unless explicitly provided otherwise in this Privacy Policy, this Privacy Policy applies only to the use and transfer of information we collect from you. Spot have no control over the privacy policies of third parties that may apply to you. We therefore encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

12. Contact

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