PTI collects personal information to make our site(s) and service(s) more relevant and rewarding for you to use.
For each visitor to our Web pages, our Web server automatically recognizes your domain, service provider, operating system, and internet browser. Our Web server additionally records the usage of pages by our visitors. We use this information, in aggregate, for our research reports and performance surveys. We sometimes use this non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience.
Some of PTI’s pages request you to provide personally identifiable information in order to participate in the activities and offerings within. We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products, programs, and services, respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and offer you other products, programs, or services that we believe may be of interest to you. We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when we make changes to our services, to fulfill a request by you, or to contact you about your account with us. Most of our communications provide an “opt-out” feature.
We may also use your information to update internal systems. This allows for seamless delivery of services and resources to you across PTI. The PTI website(s) and service(s) may contain email services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal Web pages, calendars, photo displays, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (collectively, “Communication Services”). The information we collect in connection with these Communication Services is used to provide an interactive experience. We use this information to facilitate participation in these Communication Services. Within many of these Communication Services, PTI provides you with multiple privacy options that allow you to restrict the use and viewability of your information to others.
Some of our site(s) and service(s) contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other site’s privacy policies as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
PTI does not sell, rent, give away, or loan any identifiable information regarding its members to any third party other than agents and contractors of PTI.
PTI may release personal information when we believe, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (i.) comply with the law, (ii.) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, or (iii.) protect the rights, property, or safety of PTI, our users, or others.
Unfortunately, despite all of our efforts, there is always a risk that third parties may unlawfully intercept transmissions. This reality is true of all Internet use. As a result, we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit, and you transmit all information at your own risk.