Your privacy is important to PTS; maintaining your trust is paramount to us.
This Statement discloses the information practices for PTS including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.
This Statement applies to PTS Web site that link to this Statement. From time to time, we may supplement this Statement with additional information relating to a particular interaction we have with you.
Collection of Personal Information
You may choose to give us personal information directly in a variety of situations. For example, you may want to give us your name and contact information to communicate with you, to process an order, to provide you a service, or to do business with us if you are a supplier or a business partner. You may share a description of your education and work experience in connection with a job opening at PTS for which you wish to be considered. If you tell us that you do not want us to use your information to make further contact with you beyond fulfilling your request, we will respect your wishes.
We may also collect information relating to your use of our Web site through the use of various technologies. For example, when you visit our Web site, we may log certain information that your browser sends us, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access time, and referring Web site addresses. We may also collect information about the pages you view within our site and other actions you take while visiting us. In addition, we may also use such technologies to determine whether you’ve opened an e-mail or clicked on a link contained in an e-mail. Collecting information in this manner allows us to collect statistics about our Web site usage and effectiveness and personalize your experience while you are on our Web site, as well as tailor our interactions with you. For details regarding the technologies we employ, see “Cookiesand Other Technologies” below.
From time to time, we may also collect information that pertains to you indirectly through other sources, such as list vendors. When we do so, we ask the vendors to confirm that the information was legally acquired by the third party and that we have the right to obtain it from them and use it.
The information that we collect, either directly or indirectly, may be combined to help us improve its overall accuracy and completeness and to help us better tailor our interactions with you.
Use of Personal Information
The following paragraphs describe in more detail how PTS may use your personal information.
Fulfilling your Transaction Request
If you request something from PTS, for example, a product or service, a callback, or specific marketing materials, we will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help us do this, we may share information with others, for instance, PTS business partners, financial institutions, shipping companies, or postal or government authorities, such as Customs authorities, involved in fulfillment. In connection with a transaction, we may also contact you as part of our customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.
We may use your personal information to support products or services you have obtained from us, such as notifying you of a product update or fix.
The information you provide to PTS, as well as the information we have collected about you indirectly, may be used by PTS for marketing purposes. Before we do so, however, we will offer you the opportunity to choose whether or not to have your information used in this way. You may at any time choose not to receive marketing materials from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each e-mail you may receive, by indicating so when we call you, or by contacting us directly.
Some of our solutions may be co-branded, that is sponsored by both PTS and third parties. If you acquire these solutions, be aware that your information may also be collected by and shared with those third parties. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies to gain an understanding of the manner in which they will handle information about you.
In connection with a job application or inquiry, whether advertised on a PTS Web site or otherwise, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as a resume. We may use this information throughout PTS in order to address your inquiry or consider you for employment purposes. Unless you tell us not to do so, we may keep the information for future consideration.
Protect the Rights and Property of PTS and Others
We may also use or share your information to protect the rights or property of PTS, our business partners, suppliers, clients, or others when we have reasonable grounds to believe that such rights or property have been or could be affected. In addition, we reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, or the rights of others, or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web sites.
Sharing of Personal Information and International Transfers
From time to time, we may disclose information that identifies you at an individual level and which we collected on our Web site to other non-PTS entities that are not acting as our suppliers, such as our business partners. Except as described in this Privacy Statement, we will only do so with your prior consent. We do not sell or lease such information however.
Please be aware that in certain circumstances, personal information may be subject to disclosure to government agencies pursuant to judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process. We may also share your information to protect the rights or property of PTS, our business partners, suppliers or clients, and others when we have reasonable grounds to believe that such rights or property have been or could be affected.
Cookies and Other Technologies
As mentioned above, we collect information from your visits to our Web site to help us gather statistics about our Web site usage and effectiveness, personalize your experience on our site, and tailor our interactions with you.
We do so through the use of various technologies, including one called "cookies". A cookie is a piece of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as a tag that identifies your computer. While cookies are often only used to measure Web site usage and effectiveness and to allow for ease of navigation or use and as such, are not associated with any personal information, they are also used at times to personalize a known visitor’s experience to a Web site by being associated with profile information or user preferences. You can set your browser in most instances to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it or not. You can also generally set your browser to turn off cookies. Since cookies allow you to take advantage of some of our Web site features, we recommend that you leave them turned on.
PTS does not deliver third party online advertisements on our Web site as well as we do not advertise our products and services on others’ Web sites.
Links to non-PTS Web sites
PTS Web site may contain links to non-PTS Web sites that are not affiliated with PTS. PTS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other Web sites.
Notification of Changes
We will post a notice for 30 days at the top of this page notifying users when this Privacy Statement is updated or modified in a material way. If we are going to use your personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will notify you, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we can use your personal information in such a way.