1. INFORMATION COLLECTION
PTI may collect information from you at several different points and in different ways on this Site. You can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself other than the information that you automatically provide us (discussed below).
A. INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO PTI
In order to take advantage of certain services PTI provides through the Site, you may be required to create a login account or complete an online registration. When you create a login account or online registration, you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself, including but not limited to your name, address, email address and similar information. This allows us to contact you in connection with the products you have purchased from PTI or the promotion you have entered, as applicable. The Site may incorporate product review functionality. In order to post a product review on the Site, you may be required to provide certain information, including your name, email address, location, and/or be asked to login to a social media account. Unless you elect to receive promotional materials, the contact information you provide in connection with a review will be used solely for the purpose of validating and communicating with you regarding your review. When you sign up to receive newsletters, promotional materials and other updates, you will be asked to provide your email address. PTI will use this information to send you the requested materials.
B. INFORMATION PTI AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTS FROM YOU
In addition to information that you provide to PTI, PTI automatically tracks certain information based upon your behavior on the Site. PTI uses data collection devices, such as “cookies,” on certain pages of the Site to help analyze our website flow, website performance, and content structure, as well as to allow you to maintain a login account. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s computer for record-keeping purposes. These cookies will be placed as a text file in the browser of your computer. PTI may automatically collect other information, including computer type, browser-type and plug-ins, language, internet service provider (ISP), operating system, java script enables, referring and exit pages, date/time stamp, clickstream data, and city and country. Additionally, PTI may automatically collect and log your Internet Protocol address (“IP address”). Your IP address is a unique numerical address consisting of four numbers separated by periods which provides the location to an individual computer on the Internet. IP addresses are used to designate the computer from which you are accessing the website PTI may also obtain data about you when you interact with the Site, such as when you look at a page, send a message through the Site, search for content on the Site, and click on an ad featured on or linked to the Site. When you post certain content on the website, such as videos, photographs, and sound files, PTI may receive metadata that tells us the time, date and/or location in which the file was created.
2. INFORMATION USE AND DISCLOSURE
PTI uses and shares the information you provide us and the information we automatically collect from you in accordance with this Section.
A. INTERNAL USE
PTI’s primary goal in collecting information from you is to provide you with an efficient, meaningful, and customized experience. For example, PTI may use your personal information:
- To make this Site easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once;
- To help you quickly find information and services.
- To help PTI create content on this Site or otherwise provide you with content that is most relevant to you; and
- To provide you with information that you request, and to alert you to updated information and services offered by PTI.
B. PTI MAY IDENTIFY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THIS SITE
For example, PTI may internally use your personal information for purposes including, but not limited to, the improvement of PTI’s marketing and promotional efforts, the improvement of the Site’s content and/or layout, for system administration and troubleshooting purposes, and to determine general marketplace information about visitors to this Site.
C. AFFILIATES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS
PTI may share your personal information: (a) with its affiliated entities; and (b) with third party service providers that perform services on PTI’s behalf, solely for purposes of providing such services. PTI uses a third-party service provider to improve our online performance and/or to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet and sometimes on the Site. They may collect anonymous information about your visits to the Site, and your interaction with our products and services. They may use information about your visits to the Site to trigger real time interaction, customize this Site or enhance your profile. They may also use information about your visits to this and other websites to target advertisements for goods and services. This anonymous information is collected through the use of a cookie and a tag, which is industry standard technology used by most major websites. If you would like more information about this practice, please click: www.networkadvertising.org/choices.
D. EXTERNAL USE
PTI does not sell, rent, or otherwise share identifiable personal information about you to third parties without your explicit consent. However, under the circumstances described in this paragraph, PTI may release information about you to third parties. Your use of the Site constitutes consent to PTI’s release of information solely as described in this Policy. PTI may provide de-identified data about you to third parties. In addition, PTI may be required to disclose your personal information pursuant to a valid court or government order, or pursuant to certain corporate transactions, such as a merger, acquisition, or reorganization.
3. OWNERSHIP OF YOUR INFORMATION
Your personal information is, and will remain, owned by you. By using the Site, you grant to PTI a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use your information and data about you solely in accordance with the terms of this Policy (as it now exists and may be amended in accordance with the “Updates” terms below).
4. DATA SECURITY
This Site incorporates various physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information. Access to your personal information is restricted. Only employees who need access to your personal information to perform a specific job are granted access to your personal information. Finally, the servers where PTI stores your personal information are kept in a secure environment protected by a firewall. WHILE PTI HAS TAKEN PRECAUTIONS TO SAFEGUARD YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, PTI CANNOT GUARANTEE COMPLETE SECURITY BECAUSE COMPLETE SECURITY DOES NOT PRESENTLY EXIST ON THE INTERNET.
5. OPT OUT/CORRECTIONS
Upon your request, PTI will (a) remove your personally identifiable information from PTI’s database (which might cancel your subscription to this Site or a portion of this Site); or (b) correct or update your personally identifiable information; provided, however, that PTI may decline requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort or would be extremely impractical, or otherwise to the extent allowed by applicable law. You can submit a request that PTI remove, correct, or update your personal information by visiting the “Contact Us” section of this Site.
7. CONTACTING PTI
8. PERMATHERM COMMUNITY
Members in the permatherm.net PermaTherm community may share information about themselves, their interests and other information about themselves. This information is shared entirely at members’ discretion and will be viewable by other visitors to the community. PTI will not share, distribute, print, or reference this information without your consent.