Our Commitment to Privacy
The Types of Information We Collect
Our web server may automatically collect the IP address, but not the email address, of all visitors to our Site. We, or a third party acting on our behalf such as Google® Analytics, may also track the pages within our Site that you view, the date and time you view those pages and the IP address of the website you used to link directly to our Site. Such information is aggregated with tracking data from all Site visitors. We may use this aggregate information to help us evaluate visitor traffic patterns and improve our Site by making it more responsive to the needs of visitors. This information generally does not identify you personally.
Personally Identifiable Information
We only collect personally identifiable information such as your name, address, telephone number, credit card or other payment information and email address when you choose to provide it on our Site. By entering information into any one of these areas, you grant us permission to contact you about selected products, companies and events that we think may interest you. If you later decide you do not want to be contacted, please let us know through the opt-out procedures described below. Your personal information may also be provided to third parties responsible for shipping goods purchased through the Site or for processing payments related to purchases.
Credit Card or Payment Information
How We Use the Information We Collect
We use aggregate information to help us evaluate visitor traffic patterns and improve our Site by making it more responsive to the needs of visitors. The personally identifiable information we collect is used to process requests you make on our Site. We also use personally identifiable information we collect to contact you regarding our products and services that may be of interest to you or to provide the goods or services you request. Visitors who do not wish to receive promotional notifications may take advantage of the opt-out procedures described in detail below.
How We Share Information We Collect
Visitors to our Site may be given the opportunity to choose whether to have their information used for certain purposes at the point where we ask for the information. Visitors who no longer wish to receive our promotional email notifications may always opt-out of receiving these notifications by contacting us.
Links to Other Websites
How We Protect Your Information
- Information Security.We utilize encryption/security software to safeguard the confidentiality of personal information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss, alteration or destruction.
- Evaluation of Information Protection Practices.Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for compliance with corporate policies and procedures governing the security, confidentiality and quality of our information.
- Employee Access, Training and Expectations.Our corporate values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the protection of customer information. In general, our business practices limit employee access to confidential information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons, processes and transactions.
- Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information.We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.
Terms and Conditions of Use
We are sensitive to the need to protect the privacy of children who use the Internet. We therefore do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided personally identifiable information to us through our Site, we will delete it from our files. If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to provide any personally identifiable information on our Site. If you are a parent or legal guardian of someone under the age of 13 whom you believe has submitted personal information to us, please contact us and we will take appropriate steps to remove the information from our files.
PDGB cannot completely ensure the privacy of email communications to and from PDGB. These communications could be intercepted without your knowledge and permission. If you are concerned about your privacy, we suggest that you not use email to provide information to us that you consider sensitive information.
By using the Site you agree that we are not responsible for (i) any disclosure of your personal information made by you to a third party through your use of the Site; (ii) any disclosure of your personal information obtained illegally from us; or (iii) any accidental disclosure of your personal information made by us.