What Information Do We Collect?
When you visit our Web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.
1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide
Contact Information: You will provide us information about yourself, including name, email address, and any additional information you choose to include when you complete the inquiry form.
Email Information: If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.
2. Web Site Use Information
Similar to other commercial Web sites, our Web site utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” (see explanation below, “What Are Cookies?”) and Web server logs to collect information about how our Web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web site.
How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering and expanding our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Web site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by emailing us at email@example.com
What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a Web site, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each Web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a Web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.
PDS Direct Marketing collects cookies on our Web site to capture information about page visits. This information is anonymous and PDS Direct Marketing uses this information only internally – to deliver the most effective content to our visitors. Information from the cookies is used to gauge page popularity, analyze traffic patterns on our site and guide development of other improvements to our site. PDS Direct Marketing does not require that you accept cookies, however, some functionality on our Web site may be disabled if you decline to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. PDS Direct Marketing never gives away information about our users. If you choose to e-mail us and provide personally identifiable information about yourself, PDS Direct Marketing will use this information only to respond to your inquiry. PDS Direct Marketing will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose that information to third parties unless such disclosure is necessary for the purposes set forth in this Policy, by law or a policy or notice contained or associated with a specific PDS Direct Marketing product or service.
Volunteered Information and Use of Information
When you license or subscribe to a product or service or open an account or complete an online registration on our site, PDS Direct Marketing collects personal information from you which may include:
name and email address;
billing information, including credit card information and your shipping address;
information concerning software programs downloaded, products and content licensed, accessed, or downloaded through PDS Direct Marketing products or services;
location information (such as zip code or postal code and country);
computer configuration (such as operating system, connection speed, and peripherals);
the IP Internet (IP) address and URL of the Web site that sent you to the PDS Direct Marketing registration page;
the types of peripherals (including portable media or recording devices) used by PDS Direct Marketing products on your computer (to ensure that you have access to the latest fixes and patches for full compatibility with these devices);
demographic information provided by you (such as language, gender and age, and, if applicable, software program and content preferences and personalization information); and
whether you logged into or out of a PDS Direct Marketing service, or changed your password or billing information.
This information is collected on Web pages using encryption technology to help prevent any third party from intercepting the information. Your credit card information is only used for completing the transaction and is retained only as necessary for administration purposes. PDS Direct Marketing uses the information provided by our customers to analyze product trends based on, for example, geographic and demographic factors. This analysis helps us improve the quality of our Web site and product and service mix.
Notice of New Services and Changes
Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Web site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable. As our customer, you will be given the opportunity to notify us of your desire not to receive these offers by sending us an email request at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Protecting Your Information
How Do We Secure Information Transmissions?
Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. Some of the information you may enter on our Web site may be transmitted securely via Secure Sockets Layer SSL, 128 bit encryption services, which are enabled by VeriSign, Inc. Pages utilizing this technology will have URLs that start with HTTPS instead of HTTP. Please contact email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns.
How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us or Affiliated Parties; (b) protect and defend our rights and property, the Site, the users of the Site, and/or our Affiliated Parties; (c) act under circumstances to protect the safety of users of the Site, us, or third parties.
What About Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web Site?
We are not responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from our Web site nor the information or content contained therein. Often links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our Web site.
Updated July 6, 2018