Is very sensitive to privacy issues on the Internet. We believe it is important you know how we treat the information you may provide to us. Unless prominently and specifically stated otherwise, the information you provide is never shared outside of Point Action Services, Inc.
This privacy statement applies only to information collected by web addresses in the Point Action Services, Inc.org and giac.org domains, hereafter referred to collectively as Point Action Services, Inc.
If you purchase a product or service from us, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (such as name, email, shipping address and other information) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date). We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.
If you signed up as an affiliate, we request certain personally identifiable information from you on our become an affiliate form. You must provide contact information (such as name, email, social security number, shipping address, and other information). We use this information for billing and tax purposes and to fill your affiliate payouts. If we have trouble processing an affiliate payout, we will use this information to contact you.
Point Action Services, Inc may occasionally provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as zip code). We may share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our partners and advertisers. This information does not identify individual users.
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click stream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
When you log into your Point Action Services, Inc portal account you may select the "Remember me" check box to set a persistent cookie to store your password, so you don't have to enter it more than once. You can remove the portal login cookie by clicking the "Logout" link.
How We Protect Your Personal Information
Point Action Services, Inc safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures. Likewise, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters, numbers and symbols, and make sure you use a secure browser.
The Point Action Services, Inc website uses industry-standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption on all web pages where personal information is required. When entering personal information, we strongly recommend an SSL-enabled web browser. Web browsers developed after Internet Explorer 3 and Netscape 3 use SSL version 3. (For the best experience at the Point Action Services, Inc web site, recommend using Netscape 6, IE 5, or better browsers.) This protects the confidentiality of your personal and credit card information while it is transmitted over the Internet. On some areas of the Point Action Services, Inc web site, users do have the option to use a non-SSL connection. We do this for compatibility for older browsers.
When you enter credit card information on the Point Action Services, Inc web site, Credit card numbers are submitted to a credit card authorization service. This service provides Point Action Services, Inc with credit card validation information only. We do not have access to your personal financial data.
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Links to Other Sites
The Point Action Services, Inc web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Point Action Services, Inc. Please be aware that Point Action Services, Inc is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.
Information Obtained From Third Parties
Point Action Services, Inc does not sell or trade your personal information. We may at times receive contact lists from other organizations. We may send mailings such as brochures to these addresses. Typically, these are one-time mailings, and the data is not entered into our database. If you want to remove yourself from the third parties database, you must contact them directly. These mailings have a brochure code printed on the mailing label. By providing this code, we may be able to tell you from where we received your contact info.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
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, or by means of a notice on our community forums.