Q1: What types of information is collected by PAWS Workholding, and why is the information being collected?
The majority of great products and services on our site are offered without the collection of any personally identifiable information. There are some activities on the sites where the collection of personally identifiable information is need. Examples of those activities include, but are not limited to, requesting promotional literature, entering a contest or sweepstakes, making a purchase, or contacting us. When personally identifiable information is collected, you will be providing the information of your own free will and have to filled out a form. Generally, we collect only your name, phone number, address, e-mail address, birth date, gender, and zip code.
Information Collected from You with Technology
PAWS Workholding’s site collects some information about types of technology that you are using, this may not be readily apparent to you. An example of this type of collection comes when you come to our site your IP address is collected so that we know where to send the information you are requesting. An IP address is often associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your ISP (Internet service provider), your company, or your university. This information is not personally identifiable. PAWS Workholding’s site uses information collected through technology to make our site more interesting and useful to you. This includes helping advertisers on our site design advertisements our Guests might like. In most cases, we do not combine this type of information with personally identifiable information. However, we will combine this information with personally identifiable information to identify a visitor in order to enforce compliance with our house rules or terms of service, or to protect our service, site, Guests, or others.
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Q2: How does PAWS Workholding use the personally identifiable information that has been collected?
PAWS Workholding uses personally identifiable information in a limited number of ways. We use the information to mail you requested promotional literature, or to set up your PAWS Workholding Online Parts Store account. Information we collect may be used to send you e-mail updates about our site, products and services. We also use the information you provide to send you PAWS Workholding’s e-mail promotions and special offers from our third-party sponsors.
Q3: Does PAWS Workholding share information with companies or other organizations not a part of the PAWS Workholding’s family of sites?
One of the most valuable assets of our business is our customers. We are not in the business of selling information about visitors to our website. But there are times when this is a value for our customers, PAWS Workholding will share your information or send you messages on behalf of another company as described below. We will also share information for security reasons.
Companies that are “Standing in the Shoes” of PAWS Workholding
Sometimes PAWS Workholding hires companies to help us deliver products or services, like a shipping company that delivers an online purchase. In those activities, we need to share your information with them. These companies are basically “standing in the shoes” of PAWS Workholding, and they are allowed to use the information only to deliver the product or service. Companies Offering Promotions, Products or Services
From time to time, we offer promotions, such as sweepstakes, in conjunction with a sponsor. PAWS Workholding will share your information with the sponsors if they need it to send you information about the promotion. We may share your information with those sponsors so that they can send you other special promotions they offer, and we will share it only with that specific sponsor. In addition, PAWS Workholding may send e-mail promotions to our customers on behalf of third-party sponsors. In this activity, we do not share your name with the third party, but do the mailing of the promotion for the company.
Organizations That Help Protect the Security and Safety of Our Guests and Our Site
We will give out personal information as required by law, for example, to comply with a Court Order or Subpoena; to enforce our Terms of Service, or site or game rules; or to protect the safety and security of our customers and the PAWS Workholding sites.
Q4: What choices do I have about PAWS Workholding collecting, using, and sharing my information?
It is possible for you to use our site without giving us any personally identifiable information. When registering with us or giving PAWS Workholding any personally identifiable information, there is an opportunity at the time we collect your information, to limit e-mail communications from PAWS Workholding and from our third-party partners. You can request, at any time, that PAWS Workholding not send future e-mail to you either by unsubscribing from the communication or by contacting us at http://pawsworkholding.com/contact. In addition, as mentioned above, there are ways to limit the information collected through technology, although some features of the website will not work if you decide to do this.
Q5: What type of security does PAWS Workholding provide?
The importance of security for all personally identifiable information associated with our customers is of utmost concern to us. PAWS Workholding takes technical, contractual, administrative and physical security steps to protect all visitors’ information. There are some steps that you can do to help protect the security of your information. One of these steps is to never give out your user name and password. This information is used to access all of your account information. Along with the previous step, always sign out of your account and close your browser window when you finish using the Internet so that other people using the same computer will not have access to your information.
Q6: How can I access my account information?
You can access the personally identifiable information you gave us to create your PAWS Workholding Online Parts Store account in the “My Account” section of our website. You will need to be logged into the site in order to access the information.
If you need further assistance, please send us an e-mail with your questions or comments.