The Pedowitz Group, LLC Is Sensitive to Privacy Issues on the Internet.
We believe it is important for you know how we treat the information that we receive about you from the Internet. In general, you can visit www.pedowitzgroup.com on the World Wide Web without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.
For anonymous website visitors, our web servers collect domain names of visitors. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the website, pages viewed, etc. The Pedowitz Group uses this information to measure the use and to improve the content of our website. We may also collect the city, state, and country information for anonymous visitors. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by web servers. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses.
If you register with The Pedowitz Group online, we may use this information to provide you with personalized information about The Pedowitz Group, LLC, our associated products and services, or our partners’ products and services in support of your business needs.
At times, we conduct online surveys to better understand the needs and profiles of our visitors. When we conduct a survey, we will try to let you know how we will use it at the time we collect information from you on the Internet.
Our website and email communications and those of our partners have optional opt out and subscription management features, which allow customers and visitors to state up front what information they would like to receive, if any, from The Pedowitz Group.
Information Collection and Use
Information You Provide to Us: The Pedowitz Group collects identifying information when you use our own or partner products and services, when you visit the site (including, without limitation, any pedowitzgroup.com web pages, landing pages, hypersites, or microsites), and when you enter promotions or contests. For example, we require customers who register to give us the following personal information: their name, company name, address, phone number, and email address. When you initially express interest in obtaining additional information about our products or services, or when you register for information, we may also ask for additional types of personal information such as title, department name, fax number, or additional company information such as annual revenues, number of sales people, particular business interests or marketing spend. We may also request demographic information and unique identifiers in order to provide you with a more personalized experience or verify your passwords.
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us via our website. The Pedowitz Group automatically receives and records certain “traffic data” on our server logs including your IP address, The Pedowitz Group cookie information, the page you requested, and your communications and interactions with other website registrants. The Pedowitz Group uses this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its server, analyze trends and administer the web site.
We automatically collect usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our site and use of components of our website, products or services. We may use this information to provide research, advice and information, including, without limitation, for benchmarking purposes.
When you interact with the site, we try to make that experience simple and meaningful. When you visit our site, our web server sends a cookie to your computer. Cookies are files that web browsers place on a computer’s hard drive and are used to indicate whether you have visited the site previously.
Choices about cookies: You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.)
If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to use The Pedowitz Group services that require you to ‘sign in’ and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings.
Information From Other Sources:
For purposes such as improving personalization of our web site, we may receive information about you from other sources and add it to our account information.
The Pedowitz Group site will gather information such as what kind of browser visitors are on, what operating system they are using, their IP addresses, cookie information, time stamp (time page accessed as well as time spent per web page) and their clickstream information (for example, which pages they have viewed and how long they have been there). Note that information is only gathered while the visitor is on the site. The Pedowitz Group monitors how a visitor arrives at the site, but cannot and will not gather information about other third party websites the user has visited. The Pedowitz Group automatically receives and records such information on our server logs from your browser.
In certain sections of the website, The Pedowitz Group may invite you to contact us to pose questions, request information or complete a registration form. We may ask for Personally Identifiable Information to be entered as a means of registration before accessing a certain part of the website.
‘Personally Identifiable Information’ means any information that identifies you personally including, without limitation, your name, email address, password, login ID and other contact information that you voluntarily submit to us. Visitors of the website can also choose not to enter any of their Personally Identifiable Information.
The Pedowitz Group may also collect Personally Identifiable Information when you use certain The Pedowitz Group services, through the use of the website or sub-domain web pages, or when you enter promotions or contests offered by The Pedowitz Group on and through the website.
When you visit the The Pedowitz Group websites, we collect information, including information that you provide, in order to provide you with the products and services you requested or with offers or promotions that may interest you, to service your accounts, and to save you time and better respond to your needs.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
The Pedowitz Group will not sell or rent your personal information, including customer email addresses, to anyone. We may disclose your personal information to our third party contractors who perform services for The Pedowitz Group Incorporated in order to complete or confirm your transaction. These contractors are permitted to use the personal information only for the purposes of such services, unless we have your permission for any other use.
The Pedowitz Group may disclose and transfer the information obtained from you through this website as part of a merger, acquisition or other sale of its assets or business.
Moreover, we may be legally obligated to disclose information to the government or to third parties under certain circumstances, such as illegal activity on our website. The Pedowitz Group reserves the right to release personal information to its service providers, law enforcement or other government officials, or in response to a formal request in a civil action, court order or judicial proceeding as The Pedowitz Group, in our sole and absolute discretion, deems necessary or appropriate.
We may also provide aggregated Information to third parties. Such information will not include personal information of any customer or visitor.
Usage of Personally Identifiable Information
The Pedowitz Group uses your Personally Identifiable Information to register you to use The Pedowitz Group’s services, contact you to deliver certain services or information you have requested, verify your authority to enter into certain areas of the website, improve the content and general administration of the website and our services, provide you with notices regarding our services, and with permission, provide visitors with updates and information about The Pedowitz Group and its services.
The website may track information that will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and which will not contain your Personally Identifiable Information, e.g., the total number of visitors to our website, the number of visitors to each page of our website, browser type, external web sites (as defined below) linked to, and IP addresses. The Pedowitz Group may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, and we may use such aggregate information to administer the website, track users’ movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information
The Pedowitz Group may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information without prior notice to you: (a) if we believe we are required to do so by law, court order, subpoena from a court with proper jurisdiction, regulation or other government authority or otherwise in cooperation with an ongoing investigation by a governmental authority or agency. Only information requested or described is disclosed as directed pursuant to the subpoena or court order. Subject to its legal obligations, The Pedowitz Group will notify customers of the information request as allowed by the subpoena or court order. The Pedowitz Group will not sell your Personally Identifiable Information to anyone outside The Pedowitz Group, organization, or third party. We do not share, sell, rent or trade Personally Identifiable Information with third parties for their promotional purposes. The Pedowitz Group utilizes great care in keeping customer information secure and private.
We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and may need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Examples may include removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments and providing customer service. We may also provide your personal information to agents who will use it to verify aggregate usage data that we provide to our partners. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to The Pedowitz Group’s privacy and customer data handling policies.
Choice/Opt-Out and Subscription Management Policy
We provide you the opportunity to ‘opt out’ of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes when we ask for this information.
If you use a bulletin board, blog or chat room on, or associated with, this website, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information that you choose to submit in these forums.