ONLINE PRIVACY STATEMENT
Your privacy is important to Protex Pest Control, maintaining your trust is vital to us. This Statement discloses the information practices for Protex Pest Control, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. The Protex Pest Control Online Privacy Statement applies to Protex Pest Control’s and authorized websites that link to the Statement.
We collect your personal information for various purposes, such as processing your request, corresponding with you, providing you with a subscription or in connection with a job application. We may combine the information we collect from you with information obtained from other sources to help us improve its overall accuracy and completeness, and to help us to better interact with you. In addition, we may also collect information relating to your use of our websites through the use of various technologies, including cookies.
We may use the information collected for the following reasons:
To fulfill your requests by us or by others involved in fulfillment.
To contact you for customer satisfaction surveys, market research or in connection with certain transactions.
To support products or services you have obtained from us.
By Protex Pest Control and selected organizations for marketing purposes if you have permitted such use.
To personalize your experience while you are on our sites, make navigation easier, and for Web site usage statistics.
When we collect information from you, you may tell us that you do not want it used for further marketing contact. You may also turn off cookies in your browser.
Collection of Personal Information
You may choose to give us personal information directly in a variety of situations. For example, you may want to give us your name and contact information to communicate with you, to process an order, to provide you with a service, or to do business with us if you are a supplier or a business partner. You may also provide your credit card details to buy something from us or may share a description of your education and work experience in connection with a job opening at Protex Pest Control for which you wish to be considered. If you tell us that you do not want us to use your information to make further contact with you beyond fulfilling your request, we will respect your wishes. We may also collect information relating to your use of our websites through the use of various technologies. For example, when you visit our websites, we may log certain information that your browser sends us, such as your IP address, browser type and language, access time, and referring Web site addresses. We may also collect information about the pages you view within our sites and other actions you take while visiting us. In addition, we may also use such technologies to determine whether you’ve opened an e-mail or clicked on a link contained in an e-mail. Collecting information in this manner allows us to collect statistics about our websites usage and effectiveness and personalize your experience while you are on our websites, as well as tailor our interactions with you. From time to time, we may also collect information that pertains to you indirectly through other sources, such as list vendors. When we do so, we ask the vendors to confirm that the information was legally acquired by the third party and that we have the right to obtain it from them and use it. The information that we collect, either directly or indirectly, may be combined to help us improve its overall accuracy and completeness and to help us better tailor our interactions with you.
The following paragraphs describe in more detail how Protex Pest Control may use your personal information.
Fulfilling your Transaction Request
If you request something from Protex Pest Control, for example, a product or service, we will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help us do this, we may share information with others, for instance, Protex Pest Control business partners, financial institutions, shipping companies, or postal or government authorities. In connection with a transaction, we may also contact you as part of our customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.
Personalizing your Experience on our websites
We may use the information we collect about you to provide you with a personalized experience on our websites, such as providing you with content in which you may be interested and making navigation on our sites easier.
The information you provide to Protex Pest Control, as well as the information we have collected about you indirectly, may be used by Protex Pest Control for marketing purposes. Before we do so, however, we will offer you the opportunity to choose whether or not to have your information used in this way. You may at any time choose not to receive marketing materials from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each e-mail you may receive, by indicating so when we call you, or by contacting us directly. Some of our offerings may be co-branded, that is sponsored by both Protex Pest Control and third parties. If you sign up for these offerings, be aware that your information may also be collected by and shared with those third parties. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with their privacy policies to gain an understanding of the manner in which they will handle information about you.
Monitoring or Recording of Calls, Chats and Other Interactions
Certain online transactions may involve you calling us or us calling you. They may also involve online chats. Please be aware that it is Protex Pest Control’s general practice to monitor and in some cases record such interactions for staff training or quality assurance purposes or to retain evidence of a particular transaction or interaction.
Use of Information in the Social Computing Environment
Protect the Rights and Property of Protex Pest Control and Others
We may also use or share your information to protect the rights or property of Protex Pest Control, our business partners, suppliers, clients, or others when we have reasonable grounds to believe that such rights or property have been or could be affected. In addition, we reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, or the rights of others, or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our websites.
Information Security and Accuracy
We plan to protect your personal information and to maintain its accuracy. Protex Pest Control implements reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help us protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure. We will retain your registration information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to request that we no longer use your registration information to provide you services contact us at email@example.com. We will retain and use your registration information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Cookies and Other Technologies
As mentioned above, we collect information from your visits to our websites to help us gather statistics about our websites usage and effectiveness, personalize your experience on our sites, and tailor our interactions with you. We do so through the use of various technologies, including one called “cookies”. While cookies are often only used to measure Web site usage and effectiveness and to allow for ease of navigation or use and as such, are not associated with any personal information, they are also used at times to personalize a known visitor’s experience to a Web site by being associated with profile information or user preferences. You can set your browser in most instances to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it or not. You can also generally set your browser to turn off cookies. Since cookies allow you to take advantage of some of our websites’ features, we recommend that you leave them turned on.
Protex Pest Control does not deliver third party online advertisements on our websites but we advertise our products and services on others’ websites. We may collaborate with Web site operators as well as network advertisers to do so. Please familiarize yourself with those Web site operators’ or network advertisers’ privacy policies to understand their practices relating to advertising, including what type of information they may collect about your Internet usage. Protex Pest Control does not provide any information relating to your usage of Protex Pest Control websites to Web site operators or network advertisers. Some advertising networks we may use may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI). Individuals may opt-out of targeted advertising delivered by NAI member ad networks by visiting www.networkadvertising.org. To allow you to interact with other websites on which you may have accounts (such as Facebook and other social media sites) or join communities on such sites, we may provide links or embed third-party applications that allow you to log in, post content or join communities from our websites. We may also provide you with general links to non-Protex Pest Control websites. Your use of these links and applications is subject to the third parties’ privacy policies, and you should become familiar with the third-party sites’ privacy policies before using the links or applications. Protex Pest Control is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other websites.
Privacy Questions and Access
If you have a question about this Privacy Statement or Protex Pest Control’s handling of your information, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This site and all content in this site may not be copied, transmitted, reproduced, posted, republished, mirrored, distributed, or used for the creation of an alternative without our written consent, except that we grant you non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited permission to access and display the Web pages within this site, solely on your computer and for your personal, non-commercial use of this Web site. This permission is conditioned on your acceptance of any terms, conditions, and notices accompanying the content or set forth in this site. Be advised that your failure to comply with the terms, conditions and notices on this site will result in automatic termination of any rights granted to you, without prior notice, and you must immediately destroy all copies of downloaded materials in your possession or control.
Information on this Web site is not promised or guaranteed to be correct, current, or complete, and this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Protex Pest Control assumes no responsibility for updating this site to keep information current or to ensure the accuracy or completeness of any posted information.
Protex Pest Control does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through our Web site. Please note that any information or material sent to will be deemed NOT to be confidential. By sending any information or material, you grant an unrestricted, irrevocable license to copy, reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, publicly display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, and otherwise freely use, those materials or information. You also agree that Protex Pest Control is free to use any ideas, concepts, or techniques that you send us for any purpose. However, we will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to us unless: (a) we obtain your permission to use your name; or (b) we first notify you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of this site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or (c) we are required to do so by law. Personal information that you submit to Protex Pest Control For the purpose of receiving products or services will be handled in accordance with our privacy policies. Please see the tab entitled “Privacy” for information regarding Protex Pest Control privacy policies.
This Web site may provide links or references to non-Protex Pest Control Web sites and resources. Protex Pest Control makes no representations, warranties, or other commitments whatsoever about any non-Protex Pest Control Web sites or third-party that may be referenced, accessible from, or linked to any Protex Pest Control site. In addition, Protex Pest Control is not a party to or responsible for any transactions you may enter into with third parties, even if you learn of such parties (or use a link to such parties) from a Protex Pest Control site. Accordingly, you acknowledge and agree that Protex Pest Control is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and is not responsible or liable for any content, services, products, or other materials on or available from those sites or resources.
Linking to this site
All links to this Web site must be approved in writing by Protex Pest Control, except that Protex Pest Control consents to links in which the link and the pages that are activated by the link do not: (a) create frames around any page on this Web site or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within this site; (b) misrepresent your relationship with Protex Pest Control (c) imply that Protex Pest Control approves or endorses you, your Web site, or your service or product offerings; and (d) present false or misleading impressions about Protex Pest Control or otherwise damage the goodwill associated with the Protex Pest Control name . As a further condition to being permitted to link to this site, you agree that Protex Pest Control may at any time, in its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to this Web site. In such event, you agree to immediately remove all links to this Web site.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITH NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES WHATSOEVER. PROTEX PEST CONTROL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, AND OTHER WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES, OR REPRESENTATIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROTEX PEST CONTROL MAKES NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE THAT THIS WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IF YOU DOWNLOAD OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT MAY RESULT, INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA OR DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL PROTEX PEST CONTROL BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY TYPE WHATSOEVER RELATED TO OR ARISING FROM THIS WEB SITE OR ANY USE OF THIS WEB SITE, OR OF ANY SITE OR RESOURCE LINKED TO, REFERENCED, OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE, OR FOR THE USE OR DOWNLOADING OF, OR ACCESS TO, ANY MATERIALS, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOST SAVINGS OR LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF PROTEX PEST CONTROL IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS EXCLUSION AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORIES.