Updated May 26, 2015
Pigott, Inc. and any company that is directly or indirectly controlled by, or under common control with Pigott, Inc. (collectively, “Pigott”) respects your right to privacy, and is committed to the protection of any personal information you choose to share with us. We want you to be aware of how we collect and handle information on each website and mobile application covered by this policy.
- Personally Identifiable Information You Knowingly Provide
- Personally and Non-Personally Identifiable Information Pigott Collects Automatically
- Non-Personally Identifiable Information You Knowingly Provide
Personally Identifiable Information You Knowingly Provide. Pigott collects and may store and share personally identifiable information that you knowingly provide to us. For example, Pigott may ask you to provide personally identifiable contact information (such as name, address, e-mail address and telephone number). Pigott will not share credit card information or social security numbers. If you purchase a product or service, Pigott may ask you to provide additional information such as your credit card information. In some cases (for example, if you register with us or sign-in on This Website or purchase a product or service) Pigott may also ask you to provide other information such as a personal ID, password, security question and answer, and birthday.
If you choose to use an available referral service on This Website, we may ask for certain personal information from the recipient (e.g., the recipient’s name, e-mail address, mobile telephone number) and your name and e-mail address. Pigott uses the personally identifiable referral information you provide to facilitate this communication on a one-time basis, and may also store and use such personally identifiable information for analysis purposes (e.g., tracking the success of the referral feature). You are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of all personally identifiable information that you knowingly provide.
Pigott may collect and store information, including personally identifiable information, related to your usage of third-party sites that you access through This Website.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information You Knowingly Provide. In some cases, we may also collect non-personally identifiable information that you provide, such as search parameters in connection with a search you conduct through This Website, ratings and reviews, and zip code.
Use, storage and shared information collected on This Website
Specific Purpose. When users supply personally identifiable information about themselves for a specific purpose (for example, to register to use a feature on This Website, to purchase a product or service, to obtain a free listing, to register for a program or to use a feature of a program, to receive information, or to apply for a job), we may use, store, and/or share such information for such purpose.
Similar to Information Collected in Traditional Non-Electronic Manner. We also may use, store and/or share personally identifiable information users provide as we would use, store and/or share the same information obtained in a traditional non-electronic manner. For example, we may use such personally identifiable information to assess your credit rating. We may also use store and/or share this information to publish your name, address, and phone number in our directories (unless you have requested a non-published number), to contact you in connection with a program you are participating in, user reviews and/or to evaluate your service needs, and to contact you regarding additional services you may find useful. When users provide personally identifiable information in connection with a feature on This Website, we may also use, store and/or share such personally identifiable information in connection with the operation of such featureWhen users provide personally identifiable information in connection with a contest, sweepstakes or other promotion that we may run on This Website, we may use, store and/or share such information to administer such contest, sweepstakes or promotion and to notify winners.
Communicate with You. We may also use, store and/or share personally identifiable information you provide or that is automatically collected to communicate with you (e.g., to send you e-mails) and to otherwise serve you. For example, we may use your name and e-mail address to send you e-mails to (a) provide information regarding our company, marketing information about our products and services or the products and services of other companies, and newsletters, (b) conduct online surveys, (c) confirm your registration on This Website, a service registration, or orders placed online and (d) otherwise communicate with you. However, you may request not to receive (i.e., “opt-out” of receiving) commercial e-mail messages (the primary purpose of which is the commercial advertisement or promotion of a commercial product or service) from us (on a category-by-category basis), by updating your email preferences and following the directions provided. If you have previously opted out of receiving commercial e-mail messages related to one or more categories, you may cancel your request to opt-out of (i.e., consent to receive commercial e-mail messages from us related to) such categories (on a category-by-category basis) by updating your email preferences and following the directions provided. Please note that we reserve the right to send certain types of e-mail messages that are not subject to opt-out (see information about e-mails, below) to online users, including those who have opted out of receiving commercial e-mail messages.
Protect Pigott’s Property or Other Rights. In addition, Pigott may use, store and/or share personally identifiable information you provide and information Pigott automatically collects through This Website (and may combine personally identifiable information you provide with information Pigott automatically collects through This Website and non-personally identifiable information you knowingly provide) as it deems appropriate to protect its property or other rights (for example, to enforce any policies or contractual provisions regarding use of the “ratings and reviews” feature or the “send a listing” feature).
Improve Website and Targeted Advertising. We use, store and/or share information Pigott automatically collects through This Website to improve This Website, to monitor its performance, to make This Website easier for you and other users to use, to manage features and programs made available through This Website for the purpose of presenting you with, among other things, targeted advertising on third party websites.
Management of Personally Identifiable Information Provided through This Website
Create and Update Profile. If you use an available capability on This Website to register with us and create a profile, at any time after you register and create a profile, you may review and request changes to any personally identifiable information you provided through the registration form, by viewing and updating your profile within the application.
Opt-Out of Receiving Commercial E-Mail Messages. In addition, (i) you may request not to receive (i.e., “opt-out” of receiving) commercial e-mail messages from us (on a category-by category basis), by updating your Email Preferences, and following the directions provided, and (ii) if you have previously opted out of receiving commercial e-mail messages related to one or more categories, you may cancel your request to opt-out of (i.e., consent to receive commercial e-mail messages from us related to) such categories (on a category-by-category basis) updating your Email Preferences, and following the direction provided. Please note that we reserve the right to send certain types of e-mail messages that are not subject to opt-out (see information about e-mails, below) to online users, including those who have opted out of receiving commercial e-mail messages.
Providing Information to Third Parties
Information Provided by You. Except as otherwise disclosed in this policy, we do not sell personally identifiable information you provide to us through This Website to Third Parties unless (i) you specifically authorize it, (ii) it is to complete a transaction, service or activity that you initiated or requested, (iii) it is to provide a service on behalf of Pigott in which case third partyentities are not permitted to use such information for any purpose other than to provide such service, (iv) it is to assess your credit ranking or report your failure to fulfill your payment obligations in connection with the purchase of (or application to purchase) products or services through This Website, (v) it is required by law or we believe that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law, (vi) we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served, (vii) we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect the safety of customers, employees or property, or (viii) Pigott transfers all or substantially all of its assets to another entity (in which case Pigott may disclose, sell and/or otherwise provide personally identifiable information to such entity). When you provide your personally identifiable information to any third party through This Website, Pigott is not responsible for any third party’s use of such personally identifiable information.
Information Automatically Collected. As indicated above, Pigott may share information it automatically collects through This Website with Third Party companies. Pigott may share this information in order to assess the results of a promotion, event or third party relationship, to provide information to current or prospective customers, to complete a transaction, service, search or other activity that the user initiated or requested, to Third Party companies, with which we have agreements, to, among other things, facilitate targeted advertising on third party websites, or to otherwise enhance your online experience. For example, we may provide information Pigott automatically collects:
- When you link to another site from This Website.
- When you request certain information that Pigott obtains from a third party.
- When we host co-branded versions of This Website (or portions of This Website). Our co-branded websites may also contain clear .gif files (electronic images that allow This Website to automatically collect information about your visit to the website).
When we use third party tracking services to help us analyze automatically collected information in the aggregate to evaluate the effectiveness of This Website, the third parties performing such tracking services are not permitted to use the information for any other purpose.
Finally, we may also disclose information Pigott automatically collects to Third Party companies or entities if (a) it is required by law or we believe that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law, (b) we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served, (c) we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect the safety of customers, employees or property, or (d) Pigott transfers all or substantially all of its assets to another entity (in which case Pigott may disclose, sell and/or otherwise provide information Pigott automatically collects to such entity).
Accommodation of Links to Other Sites
Information Third Party Vendors May Collect, Store, and/or Share
Third Party companies or entities with which Pigott has an agreement may implement Tracking Methods as stated previously in this policy. Tracking Methods may be used for geographically target advertising, online behavior studies and improving the effectiveness and quality of our online advertising. Including without limitation; Google Analytics.
Google Analytics: Google Analytics may be enabled to collect data about your traffic via the DoubleClick cookie in addition to data collected through the standard Google Analytics implementation. Pigott will not facilitate the merging of personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information previously collected from Display Advertising features that is based on the DoubleClick cookie unless it has robust notice of, and your prior affirmative (i.e., opt-in) consent to that merger.
- The Google Analytics features will be implemented based on Display Advertising (e.g., Remarketing, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, the DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration, or Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting).
- Using the Ads Settings, you can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads. Please visit Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the web.
- Pigott may use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online.
- Google may show Pigott ads on sites across the Internet.
- Pigott and Google also uses first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on someone’s past visits to This Website.
- Pigott and Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to report how its ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to visits to This Website.
- Pigott may collect data through Google Analytics. Data will be used to determine user demographics (age, gender and interest) as an opportunity to monitor its performance, to make This Website easier for you and other users to use, and to manage features and programs made available through This Website.
Pigott may send you commercial e-mail messages (unless you have chosen to opt-out of receiving them, with some exceptions, as explained below) and non-commercial e-mail messages (which are not subject to opt-out, as explained below). For example, Pigott may send you e-mails to (a) conduct online surveys, (b) provide information regarding our company, information regarding our website(s), marketing information about products and services, and newsletters, and (c) confirm registrations and orders placed online and to otherwise communicate with you as a client or other user of our services. In addition, occasionally, we may use e-mail lists from third parties to promote our latest specials.
You may request not to receive (i.e., “opt-out” of receiving) commercial e-mail messages (the primary purpose of which is the commercial advertisement or promotion of a commercial product or service) from us (on a category-by-category basis), by updating your Email Preferences, and following the directions provided. If you have previously opted out of receiving commercial e-mail messages related to one or more categories, you may cancel your request to opt-out of (i.e., consent to receive commercial e-mail messages from us related to) such categories (on a category-by-category basis) by updating your Email Preferences, and following the directions provided. Please note that we reserve the right to send e-mails to online users, including those who have opted out of receiving commercial e-mail messages, to (a) facilitate, complete or confirm a commercial transaction the user has agreed to enter into with Pigott or participation in a program the user has selected; (b) provide warranty information, product recall information, or safety or security information with respect to a commercial product or service used or purchased by the user; (c) provide notification concerning a change in the terms or features of, notification of a change in the user’s standing or status with respect to, or at regular periodic intervals, account balance information or other type of account statement with respect to, a subscription, membership, account or comparable ongoing commercial relationship involving the ongoing purchase or use by the user of products or services offered by Pigott; (d) provide information directly related to an employment relationship or related benefit plan in which the user is currently involved, participating or enrolled, (e) deliver goods or services that the user is entitled to receive under the terms of a transaction that the user has previously agreed to enter into with Pigott, (f) communicate other non-commercial e-mail messages, and (g) communicate commercial e-mail messages that the user consents to receiving.
Pigott may place its own advertisements, and/or accept advertisements from third parties that serve advertising, on This Website. Pigott may use its own Tracking Methods or Tracking Methods provided by such third parties in the pages containing the ad(s) that Pigott sends to your browser. These Tracking Methods allow Pigott and/or the third parties to automatically collect information (e.g., usage pattern information) about your visit to This Website. As an online advertiser, Pigott may use information derived from its Tracking Methods or supplied from third party companies in several ways, such as to:
- Evaluate and prioritize site selection when developing online media plan
- Geographically target advertising
- Deliver product and pricing advertising/information applicable to the customers’ state
- Gauge the effectiveness of our online advertising
Pigott is committed to protecting your personally identifiable information that you provide through This Website. This Website is protected with a variety of security measures such as change control procedures and physical access controls (and passwords, as applicable). We also implement other control mechanisms in an effort to help protect personally identifiable information that you provide through This Website from being lost, misused or altered inappropriately. This Website supports 128 bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption to transmit certain information (e.g., credit card information provided by the user and social security numbers provided by the user). SSL is a transport level technology for authentication and data encryption between a web server and a web browser. SSL sends data over the “socket”, which is a secure channel at the connection layer.
A cookie is a small data string our server writes to your device’s internal drive that contains your unique User ID for This Website. Cookies help us to identify new and returning users to This Website, analyze click-stream data, and track historical activity on This Website, which allows us to give you a more personalized, useful experience on This Website. Cookies may be placed by us, or by a third-party that provides services to us, with which we have an agreement.
Cookies help Pigott to enhance the user’s online, mobile experience and can be used to:
- deliver the appropriate geographic message
- manage frequency of ad exposure; avoid over delivery of the same message
- tailor an advertisement or other content to better match your interests and preferences
- ensure that you see the correct products and pricing applicable to the state in which you live
- keep track of your order as you order services
- understand advertising effectiveness
- manage features and programs made available through This Website
- collect anonymous traffic data
A cookie cannot be used to access or otherwise compromise the data on your device or computer. However, customers are free to delete website cookies. Most internet browsers enable you to erase cookies from your device or computer, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored.
You can choose to change your browser settings to disable cookies if you do not want us to establish and maintain a unique User ID. Please be aware that cookies may be required to complete certain functions on This Website, such as ordering products or services, and, also in connection with personalized sections of This website. To disable cookies, follow your browsers instructions.
However, understand that some websites/ad serving companies have the ability to reestablish your history even after cookie deletion, if you reenter the same site on another occasion, or some other site tracked by the ad serving company/network, and specifically provide personal data.
Deletion of cookies alone does not prevent ad serving companies from reestablishing history on a user. The user must either continue to decline cookies each time it reenters the site to keep the tracking severed, if desired, or opt-out. When you opt-out, your unique user ID cookie is erased and you are reassigned an anonymous, non-id cookie. This new cookie tells websites that you have opted out and they will then know not to attempt to assign other cookies to you in the future. Opt-out cookies do not contain a unique user ID number therefore websites are not able to identify your computer uniquely.
Users who choose to continually delete cookies and not opt out can have their browser advise them each time a website attempts to send a cookie to your system. At that time, you can choose to either Accept or Cancel a cookie. Users who choose to “opt out” after deleting cookies will receive an anonymous/non personally identifiable cookie.
Pigott does not knowingly collect personal information from children through This Website. Pigott does not request that users provide any personal information through any area of This Website that is directed towards children. Pigott may, however, automatically collect certain information regarding users’ visits to This Website (for example, the user’s IP address, the user’s domain name, the user’s user agent, which pages the user visits and for how long, the date and time the user accessed This Website and the referral URL) including areas of This Website, if any, that are directed towards children. (See Section entitled "Information Pigott Collects".)
We cannot always determine the age of persons who access and use This Website. If a child visits This Website or provides us with the child’s information, we encourage the parent or guardian of the child to Contact Us to have such information deleted. This Website, and any site to which users may link from This Website, may contain content provided by advertisers or other third parties that may not be suitable for children immediately. Pigott asks parents or legal guardians to assist Pigott by supervising any activities of their children on This Website.
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