What Information Does PADG Collect About Me, and What Does PADG Do With It?
PADG through the Website collects both personally identifiable information – that is, information that identifies you or can be used on its own or with other information to identify, locate or contact you – as well as non-personally identifiable information about how you use the Website.
Information You Choose to Provide. PADG collects and stores information you choose to provide through the Website. You may, for example, submit your email address, credentials and other information in connection with submitting an application for cooperation with the PADG.
You may also sign up on the Website to receive e-mail alerts and newsletters. PADG will use any information you provide to deliver the information you requested, as well as surveys, invitations, announcements and other information the organization believes may interest you. PADG also uses this information, along with similar information from other visitors to the Website, to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of its Website and the information it contains.
Information We Collect Automatically. PADG may now or in the future use tools, including third-party analytical software, to collect automatically certain data about the computer or other device you use to reach our Website such as: (i) device properties including, but not limited to, unique or other device identifiers; (ii) device operating system and firmware; (iii) IP address and Internet service provider; (iv) mobile phone carrier; (v) geographical data such as country or region; and (vi) other similar data. PADG also may use server log analysis tools to gather and analyze information regarding the Website’s usage, such as the number of hits received, the number of unique visitors, the most/least visited pages, errors experienced by users, browsers and platforms used to connect to the Website, the number of times a user or the computers within a given network visited the Website, the date and time you visited the Website, the pages of the Website that you visited and the order in which you accessed such pages, and the websites you visited before or after you visit our Website.
This information may be collected via several technologies, including cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs and other means. All of this information belongs to PADG, and PADG uses it to improve effectiveness, content, layout and/or operation of our Website. You can remove certain cookies by following the directions in your Internet browser’s “help” file. If you disable cookies, your ability to use areas of the Website may be limited.
Who Has Access to My Information?
How Does PADG Protect My Information?
PADG follows generally accepted security practices and procedures designed to protect your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure and requires that its authorized service providers implement and maintain such security practices and procedures as well. Nevertheless, please be aware that Internet transmissions and information storage systems are never completely private or secure.
How Long Does PADG Keep My Information?
PADG stores your information for as long as it believes the information to be useful in carrying out the business purposes for which it was collected.
What Are the Privacy Policies of Third-Party Websites to Which PADG’s Website Links?
What About Children’s Privacy?
PADG does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any children under age 16. No parts of the Website are directed to or designed to attract anyone under the age of 16.
Is Data Storage and Processing Conducted in the United States?
Regardless of where you are located, PADG’s Website collects information and processes and stores that information in databases located in the United States. If you are visiting the Website from a country outside the United States, you should be aware that you may transfer personally identifiable information about yourself to the United States, and that the data protection laws of the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in your own country. By visiting the Website and submitting any personally identifiable information you consent to the transfer of such personally identifiable information to the United States.
Additional Terms for EU Visitors
Does the Website Honor Do Not Track Requests?
The Website does not support Do Not Track at this time. Do Not Track (DNT) is a privacy preference you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your webpage visits collected across websites when you have not interacted with that service on the page. For all the details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit donottrack.us.