This Privacy Notice applies to personal information that may be collected when you interact with PIXIA Corp. or any of its affiliates (“PIXIA”, “We” or “Us”) via the PIXIA.com website (the “Site”).
By doing business with or interacting with PIXIA in the manner described in this Privacy Notice, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice and you expressly consent to the application of this Privacy Notice to the collection, storage, use and disclosure of all your personal information as described.
This Privacy Notice addresses the following questions:
- What personal information do We collect?
- Why do We collect personal information?
- How do We collect your personal information?
- How do We use personal information?
- With whom do We share personal information?
- How do We secure personal information?
- Whom do I contact if I have questions or concerns?
1. What personal information do We collect?
Personal information is information that can be used to identify, contact or locate you. For example, personal information can include your name, e-mail address, billing address, shipping address, phone number, or credit card information.
When you enter the Site Our web server automatically recognizes your domain name, but in no instance do We recognize your e-mail address. We collect the domain name and monitor general Site use and traffic to improve Our Site and the products and services We offer. PIXIA uses web server logs to collect data for metric purposes. For example, the types of information collected on the logs are IP addresses, referral pages, date and time of Site access, and specific pages of the Site visited.
We do not collect personal information, nor do We require any viewer of the Site to provide any personal information about himself or herself to access any public portion of the Site. Any information you provide is in the form of e-mail contact to specified individuals or departments of PIXIA.
2. Why do We collect personal information?
We collect your personal information in an effort to provide you with a superior customer experience and, as necessary, to administer Our business. It allows us to provide you with easy access to Our products and services, with a particular focus on the items and programs that may be of most interest to you. For more information as to why We collect personal information, please see the section below entitled: “How do We use your personal information?”
Your personal information, should you provide it, also allows us to communicate with you about new developments and other programs and news that may be of interest to you.
3. How do We collect your personal information?
(a) Information that you provide to us
As a general matter, you can browse the Site without submitting your personal information to us. When you contact Us, We may ask you to provide, or confirm, personal information so that We can better serve you.
(b) Information automatically collected
There are circumstances in which We automatically receive and collect personal information from you. The most common of these circumstances include:
Using pixel tags or clear Graphics Interchange Format files, known as GIFs
For your convenience, We have provided a summary description of each of these circumstances below.
Information automatically collected when you visit Our Site
When you visit Our Site, We automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. For example, We may receive and collect: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the date and time you access Our Site; and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to Our Site. We use this information to monitor the usage of Our Site and as necessary for Our business. This information does not include personal information.
Information collected using cookies
Browsers are typically set to accept cookies automatically. You can choose to have your browser notify you when cookies are being written to your computer or accessed, or you can disable cookies entirely. If you disable cookies, some Site features and services may not function properly.
Site Analytics: We may work with a third party service provider to help us better understand how you use Our Site. This third party service provider will place cookies on your computer to collect information. The information this third party service provider collects will tell us things like which search engine referred you to Our Site, how you navigated around Our Site, what you purchased and what traffic is driven by banner ads and emails. This information will help us to better serve you and provide you with more personalized information and product offerings. We do not allow this third party service provider to collect your credit card information, e-mail address or password information. This third party service provider may only use your personal information to perform services for us. This third party service provider is contractually required to maintain all of the information it collects and analyzes for us securely and in confidence. This third party service provider may not share your personal information with anyone else, or use it for any other purpose, except on an aggregate, non-personal basis.
Please note that this third party service provider collects data on Our Sites using first-party data collection. As a result, blocking cookies from third-party domains will not block these first-party cookies. As a visitor to PIXIA.com, you may choose to opt-out of this third party’s analysis of your browsing behavior on Our Site.
Whenever you click on links and banners on the Site that take you to a third party website, you will be subject to the third party’s privacy policies, not PIXIA’s. This Privacy Notice applies solely to information collected by PIXIA.
Information collected using pixel tags or clear GIFs
To help us understand the effectiveness of certain of Our communications efforts, We may use “message format” and “message open” sensing technologies that use pixel tags or clear GIFs (which are also called web beacons). These technologies allow us to know if your e-mail program is able to accept HTML e-mails and, if it is, to: (1) send you e-mails in that format; and (2) determine if you have opened Our e-mail messages.
Information collected from visitors from outside the United States
If you are visiting the Site from outside the United States and provide us with personal information, please note that your personal information will be transferred, stored and processed within the United States or other countries and will be handled in accordance with the laws of the United States. The data protection laws in the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By doing business or interacting with PIXIA, you are consenting to the transfer of your personal information to facilities located in the United States and other facility locations selected by PIXIA.
4. How do We use your personal information?
PIXIA uses your personal information to provide you with a superior experience on Our Site and, as necessary, to administer Our business. For example, We use your personal information to:
Provide you with information about new developments, new products and services and information;
Provide superior customer service;
Conduct research and perform analysis in order to measure, maintain, protect, develop and improve Our services;
Customize and enhance Our Site;
Make communications necessary to notify you regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues;
Manage Our business.
5. With whom do We share your personal information?
Protecting the privacy and security of your personal information is a priority at PIXIA. Except as described in this Privacy Notice, PIXIA DOES NOT PROVIDE, SELL OR RENT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES.
PIXIA shares your personal information:
Within the PIXIA organization. We share your personal information within the PIXIA organization for the purposes of operating Our business.
Service providers, subcontractors and agents who perform services on Our behalf. We provide personal information to third party service providers, subcontractors, and agents that work under contract on Our behalf to provide certain services. These third parties do not have the right to use personal information We provide to them in any way that is not authorized by PIXIA. They are contractually obligated to use such information only as necessary to assist us and to maintain the confidentiality and security of such information.
Law enforcement officials and as required by law. PIXIA may release personal information to third parties when We determine, in Our judgment, that it is necessary to (a) comply with the law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request; (b) enforce or apply the terms of any of Our policies or user agreements; or (c) protect the rights, property or safety of PIXIA, Our employees, Our customers, users, or others.
Sales, Mergers, and Acquisitions. If PIXIA becomes involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of its assets, personal information may be provided to the entities and advisors involved subject to a confidentiality agreement, and We will provide notice before any personal information is finally transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy notice.
6. How do We secure your personal information?
We use physical, technological and procedural measures to help to safeguard your personal information and to prevent unauthorized access and disclosure. In addition, We use industry-standard technology, such as firewalls and encryption in the transmission of certain sensitive personal information, designed to prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your personal information.
We want you to feel confident whenever you visit Our Site. You are responsible for the security of your own computer, and there are ways outside of Our control that information you send to us could be intercepted. While We are focused on the security of your personal information and follow standards, processes and procedures that are designed to protect your personal information, We cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information will remain secure in all circumstances.
7. Questions or comments and enforcement
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us.