1. INFORMATION COLLECTED
We collect three types of information from you: i) information that you provide to us; ii) information we collect or receive from others; and iii) information that is derived through automated tracking mechanisms and technology.
We collect information when you register online or update your account, log-in, place an order, communicate with our customer service representatives, opt-in to receive our e-mails, shop online, request a catalog, participate in a sweepstakes, contest, promotion or survey or join our social networking sites. We may also collect information from you in our stores or through our catalogs or other marketing material. This information may include, but is not limited to, your contact information (for example, your name, e-mail address, billing and shipping addresses and phone number) and your credit card and debit card information. If you use other functionalities found on our Site, or if you choose to send an e-mail from our site to a friend, we will also collect your friend's name and e-mail address. Your friend’s information is only used to send the forwarding e-mail and is not saved in our customer or marketing databases.
We may collect information through automated tracking mechanisms and technology to make our Site more interesting and useful to you and for various purposes related to our business. For instance, when you come to our Site, we may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type. Such information may be used for system administration and to analyze the frequency with which visitors to our Site visit various parts of our sites; and we may combine such information with personally identifiable information.
2. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Personal data you provide and/or we collect will be kept by PAPCO and/or its affiliated companies for, among other things:
i. The performance and enforcement of the purchase and sale contract over the products you have purchased, or of any other contract between you and us;
ii. Attending to your requests, and;
iii. Providing you with information about PAPCO products or of any other company belonging to PAPCO and its affiliates, sending commercial communications by e-mail and/or by any other equivalent electronic communication means (such as SMS), and/or by other means of communication. You can change your preference in respect to receiving such communications by logging into the MY ACCOUNT section of this Website and changing your preferences.
We also maintain a record of your purchases made on our Website and combine this with information you have provided in our retail stores or over the phone in order to serve you better. We may combine information you provide with demographic information and information that is publicly available. We may also use information about your product preferences and interests in order to improve our site design and enhance your shopping experience.
To fulfill the purposes above, we may disclose the information that you have provided to us to subsidiaries and affiliates of PAPCO, third party processors, fulfillment centers, financial institutions or other third party service providers who help with our business operations or as necessary to process your purchases. By providing information in this Website or otherwise to us, you expressly authorize us to disclose and process your information as described. Please do NOT proceed if you do NOT agree on the abovementioned personal information usage.
We may permit certain trusted third parties to track usage, analyze data such as the source address that a page request is coming from, your IP address or domain name, the date and time of the page request, the referring website (if any) and other parameters in the URL. This is collected in order to better understand Website usage, and enhance the performance of services to maintain and operate the Site and certain features on the Site. We may use third parties to host the Site, operate various features available on the Site, send e-mails, analyze data, and provide search results and links. Also, we may share personally identifiable or other information with our subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, consultants, contractors.
We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and for business and administrative purposes. We may also use or share with third parties for any purpose aggregated data that contains no personally identifiable information.
WE ARE NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE OR OTHER INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO SUBMIT IN FORUMS SUCH AS A COMMENT AREA OR ANY OTHER PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE AREA OF THE SITE.
PAPCO may disclose personally identifiable information in special cases where we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms and Conditions of use or may be causing injury or interference with our rights, property, our customers or anyone who could be harmed by such activities. You should also be aware that we may disclose specific information about you if required to do so by law, governmental request, process or court order or based on our good faith belief that it is necessary to conform or comply with such law, request or court order or to protect the users of our websites or the public.
3. HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We are committed to protecting the information we receive from you. Any personal information you provide to us is maintained on secure servers and our internal systems. We take appropriate security measures to protect your information against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures we have implemented reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.
4. ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES
We provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personal information for many of our services. If you are a registered user, you may access and update your registration information and your preferences to receive e-mail or other communications from us in the account area or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Some fields of information may be corrected only one time after registration such as your birth date.
5. E-MAIL CHOICE/OPT-OUT
If any user who receives an e-mail from the Site would prefer not to receive such communications in the future, he or she can do so by following the instructions in the e-mails. In addition, at any time you may access the Newsletter section on the Site and choose to unsubscribe (opt-out) or send an e-mail to email@example.com. We will make commercially reasonable efforts to implement your opt-out requests promptly, but you may still receive communications from us for up to ten business days as we process your request.
6. DISCLAIMER TO SECURITY