Privacy policy

At TheCatSite (TCS) we care about your privacy concerns. Please read the following statement to learn about our privacy policy. Also, please take a moment to read our Terms of Service as they are part of our privacy policy.


This site contains links to other sites. TCS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. This includes links to our associates and advertisers.


We try to refrain from unnecessary use of cookies on TCS. However, cookies are used on our forums to enable their various advanced features. Read more about how we use cookies here. We use Google Analytics to get statistical data about our traffic. Google Analytics a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Aggregate information about how people use our website (including IP addresses) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.


We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
This Site is affiliated with CMI Marketing, Inc., d/b/a CafeMedia (“CafeMedia”) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and CafeMedia will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about CafeMedia’s data usage, click here

Public Forums

This site makes forums available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Legal Disclosures of Information

Except under the following circumstances, TCS will not share your personally identifiable information with a third party without your prior consent. There are a limited number of situations where we may disclose your personal information to others without first receiving your consent: (1) when legally ordered to do so by a lawful subpoena or court order, (2) if we believe conduct by you will harm the property or rights of TCS , or (3) under exigent circumstances to protect the physical safety of TCS, its employees, users or the general public.


We offer our members a newsletter. Members can subscribe and unsubscribe from their user control panel. There is also a one-click unsubscribe link included in every issue of the newsletter.

GDPR Compliance

A new EU privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), has taken effect on 25 May 2018. Pursuant to the GDPR, EU residents, may:
  • Access the data that we keep about you. We may need to ask you to provide us certain credentials to make sure that you are an EU resident and you are who you claim to be. If you find that the data is not accurate, complete or updated, then you may provide us with the necessary information to rectify it.
  • Contact us if you want to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information. Exercising this right will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent prior to its withdrawal.
  • Request to delete any identifiable personal information. [Please note that any request to delete your personal information will not delete any forum content you made in the past, however your public user profile page will no longer be active and you will no longer be able to post to the forums.]
  • Please contact us via this form should you wish to exercise your rights under the GDPR.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us.