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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.