Information collected and used by PAS Research Group

PAS Research collects user-submitted information including name, email address, and age to verify new accounts and send notifications regarding PAS Research’s services.  This data includes but is not limited to: occupation, interests, school affiliations, gender, and address.

We also collect non-personally identifiable information including IP address and browser type to help run the site more efficiently.

Use of information members submit to PAS Research

Email addresses are used to send notifications related to the service(s) the user has signed up for. A user may choose to stop receiving email notifications from PAS Research at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email. When the user sends email or other communication to PAS Research, PAS Research may retain those communications in order to process the user’s inquiries, respond to the user’s requests and improve PAS Research’s services.

PAS Research offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that these are public forums and any information you provide may be read, collected, and used by anyone, including non-members and third-party hosting services. Commenters may register anonymously. However, be aware that if a commenter posts something in violation of our terms, we may remove the comment, and if the comment violates US law, we may be required to disclose the commenter’s contact information. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at info@pasresearchgroup.com. 

Use of non-personally identifiable information

PAS Research uses your IP address and browser type for the general administration of the website. Demographic information you provide such as age, postal code, gender and country of residence may be used to target surveys, advertisements and special offers. In cases where advertisements are being displayed by a third-party, non-personally identifiable information may be passed to the third-party to allow for targeting.

Sharing of collected information with third parties

Except in the cases outlined hereunder or where members have granted permission via an opt-in process, PAS Research does not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information to third parties. PAS Research does share (i) personal information and (ii) non-personally-identifiable information with third parties for the purpose of delivering targeted advertising, surveys, products and services to members. If required to do so by law or third-party agreement, PAS Research may share your personal information as part of arbitration or legal proceedings or with law enforcement officials or government agencies. PAS Research reserves the right to share personal and non-personal information with (i) a parent or subsidiary, (ii) an acquirer of assets, or (iii) a successor by merger.

Use of cookies

PAS Research uses cookies to manage sessions on the site, remember user preferences, and to ensure members do not continually see the same advertisements. Cookies must be enabled in order for members to use PAS Research services. Information stored in cookies will never contain any personally identifiable information. Third parties also place scripts and cookies on our site such as analytics providers. This data is only collected in the aggregate.

Links

PAS Research contains links to other websites. PAS Research is in no way responsible for the privacy practices employed by other sites. Such websites may independently collect data, solicit personal information, or send their own cookies to your computer. PAS Research is not responsible for any use of the information, including click-stream data, and you may create and disclose when visiting such third party sites. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by PAS Research.

Legal Disclosure

We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.

Security

We follow generally accepted industry 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.

Email choice/opt-out

Should a member of PAS Research wish to stop receiving notification emails from the site, he/she can simply opt-out. There are also instructions on how to opt out of receiving future emails included at the bottom of every email sent from PAS Research. PAS Research will honor all requests for cancellation, and you will not receive any more emails within 2 business days of your request.

Third party advertising

A portion of the advertisements seen on PAS Research are delivered to users by third-party advertising partners. These partners may use cookies when showing ads to users. These cookies may be used to determine which site the advertiser’s advertisement was displayed on and whether or not the user interacted with the advertisement. This information helps advertising partners deliver targeted advertisements that will be most relevant to you. These cookies are not linked to personal information. PAS Research does not have access to the cookies placed by third parties. PAS Research privacy statement applies only to PAS Research and does not apply to use of cookies by any third parties.

Changes in our privacy policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page prior to the changes taking effect.

If you have any questions or comments about PAS Research’s Privacy Policy, please contact us using the contact page tab above.