About & Privacy Policy

Welcome to FactZoo.com. This site is not about facts about zoos, but a zoo of facts about animals, and some great photos too.

A couple of things gave me the idea to make this site. First, when I was traveling in the Philippines, I came across a small description of the Tarsier in a travel guide book. I was very intrigued, but when i went online to find more information, I didn't find that much detail. Another time, I almost ran over an enormous snake that tried to bite me as I passed-by on a motorcycle and I wanted to know what kind of snake it was. Again, I was looking on two dozen ugly sites to get to some details. There are some sites with nice wildlife photos and some sites with good scientific detail but I didn’t find anything about animal behavior that was fun to browse through. I mean c'mon look at this gremlin thing you've got to be kidding and we thought gremlins were made up. So, the site tries to put some resources together for the better viewing/understanding of some of these creatures. I have a few of my favorite animals that I wanted to put together a page for as well: Donkeys, Monkeys, Hogs, Lizards, etc.

Also, I am a software developer and I thought I would make this site by trying out the CMS (Content Management System) Drupal.

~~Encino, Site Creator

Privacy Policy

The following privacy statement covers the entire FactZoo.com website. Please read this statement regarding our website. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us.

Images that appear on the site are copyright of their respective owners and FactZoo.com claims no credit for them unless otherwise noted. If you own the rights to any of the images and do not wish them to appear on the site or just want them properly credited, Please email us and they will be promptly removed or sourced as you wish.

In order to enhance their use of the FactZoo.com website, users can choose to leave comments on particular articles of interest. To do so, you first have to register and confirm your email address.

Mailing List
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Third Party Cookies
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Third Party Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Log Files
Like most standard website servers we use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may use a tracking utility that uses log files to analyze user movement.

Legal Disclaimer
FactZoo.com is a fun site which publishes some conjecture in addition to accurately reported facts. Information on this site may or may not be true and FactZoo.com makes no warranty as to the validity of any claims.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, FactZoo.com may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the FactZoo.com website.

Business Transitions
In the event FactZoo.com goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred.

The FactZoo.com website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that FactZoo.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by FactZoo.com.

Notification of Changes
Whenever FactZoo.com changes its privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate.

Contact Information
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