Panasas does not collect personal information unless individuals choose to provide it. In certain sections of the Panasas websites, individuals can order product or services. In doing so, Panasas collects an individual’s name, billing information, transaction and credit card information. Panasas does collect certain information, including Internet Protocol addresses, Internet domain names, the web browser and operating system used to access Panasas websites, the files visited, the time spent in each file, and the time and date of each visit in order to better understand customer usage patterns. Panasas may also post advertisements at a third party websites or use third parties to provide content on the company’s behalf.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children and we do not knowingly market our products or services to children.
Panasas may collect and use your information to:
Manage our relationship with our corporate customers, suppliers and other business partners, including in connection with the existing or future use or provision of products, services and support
Communicate with website visitors
Communicate about our products, services or support, including with marketing communications, contests and surveys
Improve and develop products, services and support including through quality control, research and data analysis activities
Measure performance of marketing initiatives, ads, and our sites
Provide you with access to protected areas of our sites
Assess and improve the performance and operation of our sites and personalize our sites
Protect as necessary against security threats, fraud or other malicious activity
Share with our suppliers, service providers and other business partners where necessary
Process and respond to any complaint made by you
Comply with applicable laws, as required
We do not sell, rent, or share personal data with nonaffiliated companies except that we may disclose such data:
To our agents, suppliers and/or service providers who need to access such information to carry out work on our behalf, including in connection with our services, support or products. These companies may be in the United States or in other parts of the world.
During negotiations or as the result of any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company.
In situations involving violations of our terms and conditions posted on our sites, potential risks to the physical safety of any person, where we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected fraud or illegal activities, or as otherwise required by law.
In response to a request for information when disclosure is in accordance with or required by any applicable law, regulation, or process, including in response to requests by public authorities responsible for public safety, law enforcement, and national security.
To our current and future affiliates, subsidiaries, and other companies under common control and ownership.
For other purposes disclosed at the time of collection, when we have the individual’s permission, when the individual requests that we share this information, or when required by law.
We may share aggregate or de-identified information that cannot reasonably be used to identify an individual.
We are committed to protecting the information you provide us. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, we have in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. Of course, there is no such thing as “perfect security” on the Internet. E-mails you send us are not necessarily secure when they are transmitted to us. If your communication is sensitive or includes highly confidential information, you may want to provide it by mail, courier or via the telephone instead.