WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?
Information You Actively Submit to PCST.
You may choose to provide certain personal information to PCST through this Site or the Service. This “personal information” may include your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. You may voluntarily provide personal information in order to participate in a survey, refer a friend, sign-up to receive e-mail newsletters or other notifications, to participate in a sweepstakes or other contest, or for other, similar, purposes.
AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION.
When you access the Internet, the computers that host web sites you visit (web servers) automatically receive some anonymous information, such as IP address, resolution settings, browser information, platform type and originating URLs. PCST may use this information in the administration of this Site. PCST will not use information about your activities on the Internet together with any information that identifies you without your consent. Information Collected Using Cookies.PCST and its advertisers may use various kinds of software devices to collect information about Internet use. Small files called “cookies” may be attached to your web browser. These files identify your browser and save information such as passwords so that web sites can recognize you. You can set your browser to disable cookies, but some portions of this site (and other sites) may not work properly if you do this.
INFORMATION COLLECTED USING “PIXEL TAGS” OR “CLEAR GIFS.”
In addition, PCST and its advertisers may use small bits of code called “one-pixel gifs,” or “clear gifs” embedded in some web pages, to make cookies more effective. PCST will not associate the information these software devices collect with any information that identifies you without your consent.
HOW DOES PCST USE PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOU?
PCST uses personal information, including your name, shipping address, telephone number, e-mail address, billing address, credit card number, and expiration date, in order to process product orders, provide customer support, and enhance the performance of this Site. PCST may also use your personal information to provide you with information about PCST products, unless you chose to “opt-out” of receiving such information.
Except as described below, PCST will not disclose your personal information to third parties who are not affiliates or companies related to PCST without your consent. PCST does not sell or exchange customer lists or customer information for marketing purposes with unaffiliated third parties, and will not do so without your express permission. PCST may, however, share personal information described above with affiliates of PCST for business or marketing purposes.
PCST may also share all of the personal information it collects (as described above) for business purposes with companies and individuals who provide servicing, administrative, marketing, and other services to or on behalf of PCST. Companies hired by PCST to provide such services are only permitted, by contract, to use your information for the performance of the specific services requested of them.
Except as described above, PCST does not disclose any of the non-public information it collects about its customers or former customers to anyone except as permitted by law. PCST may, for example, disclose personal information to government and regulatory authorities as permitted or required by applicable law, to enforce or apply the terms of any PCST policies or user agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of PCST, its users or others.
PROTECTING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
PCST maintains reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information. PCST employees are required to maintain and protect the confidentiality of personal information, must follow established procedures to do so, and are subject to disciplinary action if they fail to do so. Nonaffiliated third parties are contractually obligated to maintain strict confidentiality, and are not permitted to use your personal information for marketing purposes, or for any purpose other than that which PCST has requested of them.
CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
This Site is not specifically targeted to children. PCST does not collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent. If you are under the age of 13, do not e-mail PCST, contact this Site, submit information to this Site or ask PCST to e-mail anything to you. If you are under the age of 18, you must get the permission of a parent or guardian before you e-mail PCST, contact this Site, submit information to this Site or ask PCST to e-mail anything to you.
As set forth above, this Site may be linked to other sites. PCST is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices or content of any other site. If you visit such other sites you should refer to each respective site’s privacy policies and practices.
PCST may, from time to time, use your personal information to provide you with information that PCST believes you will find useful, including notification of sales, new products and special offers, through e-mail and other means. PCST affiliates may also send you information in this manner. If you prefer, you may choose to “opt-out” of receiving all or some of this information by following the “opt-out” instructions included in such e-mail or other communication.