Effective Date: December 1, 2015
Panduit has received TRUSTe's Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy statement and our practices have been reviewed for compliance with the TRUSTe program viewable on the validation page available by clicking the TRUSTe seal.
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact TRUSTe at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request. The TRUSTe program covers only information that is collected through (1) the web site www.panduit.com and panduitblog.com, and does not cover information that may be collected through software downloaded from the website, and (2) the mobile apps Panduit Select and Panduit Calculator Tools available for iOS and Android platforms.
This Policy will let you know:
- What we track
- What we do with the information we gather
- Information Sharing
- Cookie Disclosure Policy
- Mobile Analytics
- Access and Choice
- Email Communications
- Links to 3rd Party Websites
- How to Contact Panduit
When you download and use a Panduit Application, we automatically collect information on the type of device you use, operating system version, and the device identifier (or "UDID"). This information is used to give us an idea of what devices are preferred by our users when using Panduit Applications.
When using our Applications we may collect your location-based information. We will only share this information with our mapping provider for the sole purpose of providing you the service. If you no longer wish to allow us to use your location-based information, you may turn it off at the device level at any time.
Panduit also collects IP addresses for system administration and to report aggregate information on users to the sites. We combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve the services we offer you, including our marketing, use of analytics and site functionality.
We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs. Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Panduit, our marketing partners, analytics partners and service providers. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on these sites and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here (or if located in the European Union click here) Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
We use the information you provide to create an account for you, to register you for Panduit programs or to respond to your requests.
We are continually striving to make the Panduit website a better information site for you. In order to do that, we continually monitor and analyze the aggregate information we collect from our users. We analyze traffic patterns throughout the Panduit sites to highlight popular areas, and to improve the sections, which are not meeting the needs of our users.
We may occasionally use customer contact information and professional interest information from the registration form to send email announcements about our new products or services and to contact you if there are any changes to the site that will affect your user experience. We may also use email addresses collected from our Applications to send you information regarding relevant products, solutions and services.
When using some of our Applications, we may send you push notifications to inform you when Application updates are available. If you do not wish to receive push notifications, you may turn them off at any time by going into your settings on the device.
We may share your personal information with our affiliates, partners and distributors so that they can generate sales opportunities. If you do not want us to share your personal information with our distributors, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as shipping your order or offering customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process; when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; and/or to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
If Panduit is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
We may share your personal information with any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our websites or Applications, you can contact us at email@example.com.
When we collect sensitive information (such as geo-location data), we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
What's a Cookie?
A cookie is a small file that's sent to your computer by a site’s server. A cookie can be a record of your visit to a site, including information such as your user name, time of last visit, pages viewed, etc. Cookies cannot get information from your hard drive against your will, destroy files, send you viruses, etc. Cookies also allow sites to track aggregate -- not individual -- page views, which helps us develop new features and services that our users are interested in.
The cookie is a text file containing information that allows sites to save your personal settings. Be assured cookies do not breach your privacy. Moreover, they save you time by remembering your personalized settings.
Our third party partners employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our sites. We do not tie the information gathered to our customers’ or users’ personal information.
So What's In It For You?
Here's a quick rundown of what we see as the biggest advantages of cookies:
- Faster, more secure access: So we don't have to ask you to identify yourself with each new page requested.
- We can deliver you customized information and store your settings more efficiently.
- Better information: We want to give you features and services that you're interested in. Cookies help us understand how consumers utilize the Application so that we gain insight into features and services, which should be added, changed, or removed to enhance the user’s experience.
We use mobile analytics software to allow us to better understand the functionality of our Applications on your wireless or mobile device. This software may record information such as how often you use the Application, the events that occur within the Application, aggregated usage, performance data, and what online marketplace you downloaded the Application from. We do not link the information we store within the analytics software to any personal information you submit within the Application.
You may update and modify your account by logging into your Panduit account via the Panduit website (www.panduit.com). If you have further questions, or would like to cancel your account you may do so by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by contacting us via postal mail at the contact information listed below.
We will respond to your request to access within 30 business days.
We will retain your information (including geo-location data) for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our website includes links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Panduit. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any website you visit.
Our website offers a publicly accessible blog. You should be aware that any information you provide in the blog may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog, contact us at email@example.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
Some of our pages utilize framing techniques to serve content to from our partners while preserving the look and feel of our site. Please be aware that you are providing your personal information to these third parties and not to www.panduit.com.
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