B. Copyrights and Trademarks. All content and materials on the Site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, user interfaces and software is the property of Par-Kan and/or third party licensors and protected by United States and international copyright laws. All trademarks, trade dress, service marks, logos, trade names and other source-identifying designations, including combinations thereof, are proprietary to Par-Kan. The content and materials are intended for your personal, noncommercial use. You may not reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, modify, create derivative works from, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to derive any software or portion of the Site, sell or distribute in any way the content and materials on the Site.
C. Restrictions on Use. You agree to use the Site and any associated services only for lawful purposes and to follow all applicable laws and regulations of the United States and any state in which you reside that are in effect and that may be in effect in the future when using this Website and any associated services. While using the Site, you will not:
- Use it for the purpose or in any manner that violates any local, state, federal or foreign law or regulation, third party rights, including intellectual property rights, or Par-Kan’s policies;
- Post or upload any content that is libelous, defamatory, harmful, harassing, threatening, false, misleading, or discriminatory;
- Post, use, or upload any content that misappropriates any trade secret or infringes any intellectual property rights, rights of publicity, rights of privacy, or proprietary right of any party;
- Affect us adversely or reflect negatively on the Website, Par-Kan, our goodwill, name or reputation or any third party;
- Disrupt, disable, damage, impair, alter or interfere with the use, features, functions, operation or maintenance of the Website or interfere with the rights or use of the Website by any other third party person or entity, or collect, obtain, transmit, reproduce, delete, revise, display any material or information, whether personally identifiable or not, concerning any other person or entity, unless you have obtained the express, prior permission of such other person or entity.
E. Accuracy of Information. While Par-Kan strives to provide accurate information, we cannot guarantee that materials and information, available through the Site will be accurate, timely or complete. You agree that Par-Kan is not responsible for any consequences arising from your reliance on the accuracy of any materials and information available on or through the Site.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND SENDING CONTENT
Par-Kan may provide links to other websites or resources on the internet through the Website. Par-Kan has no control over such websites or resources. As such, you agree that we are not responsible for the availability of other external websites or resources and are not responsible for any content, advertising, products, or materials on or available from such websites or resources. You also agree that Par-Kan is not responsible for any tracking or targeted advertising that may occur as a result of your visiting or accessing such other websites. Par-Kan is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Par-Kan of the site or any association with its operators. You access any linked websites and resources at your own risk.
REVIEWS, COMMENTS AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS
We welcome your comments and feedback regarding our Site and any associated services. We do not, however, accept confidential or proprietary information. Other than your personal information, all comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques materials, information and other submissions (e.g., postings to chat, boards, or contests), disclosed, submitted or offered to Par-Kan using this Site or otherwise (collectively, “Submissions”) will be considered by Par-Kan as not confidential or proprietary to you or your source and will become and remain our property and may be used by us for any purpose. By making a Submission you hereby grant to Par-Kan any and all rights, title and interest and goodwill in the Submissions without compensation. We are under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and we may remove any Submission at any time in our sole discretion. Further, we reserve the right to publish your name in connection with any Submission you make. Par-Kan shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Submissions. Submissions by you must not violate any right of any third party, and not contain any libelous, abusive, obscene or otherwise unlawful material.
DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE WEBSITE AND ANY ASSOCIATED SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY PAR-KAN ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS ONLY. PAR-KAN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, PAR-KAN EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY ASSOCIATED SERVICES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. PAR-KAN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR INCORRECT INFORMATION POSTED ON THE SITE OR RESULTS OF YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION IN TERMS OF CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.
PAR-KAN USES REASONABLE EFFORTS TO MAINTAIN ITS SITE AND ANY ASSOCIATED SERVICES BUT PAR-KAN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DEFECTS OR FAILURES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SITE, SERVICES, RELATED TECHNOLOGY, ANY PART THEREOF, ANY CONTENT POSTED USING THE SITE, OR ANY DAMAGES (SUCH AS LOST PROFITS OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES) THAT MAY RESULT FROM ANY SUCH DEFECTS OR FAILURES. THE SITE MAY BE INACCESSIBLE OR INOPERABLE FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION: (A) EQUIPMENT MALFUNCTIONS; (B) PERIODIC MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES OR REPAIRS; OR (C) CAUSES BEYOND THE CONTROL OF PAR-KAN OR WHICH ARE NOT FORESEEABLE BY PAR-KAN.
Unless otherwise specified, the Site (including any related materials and services) are intended solely for Users residing in the United States. In accessing the Site, you are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. Certain software or other materials that you may obtain through the Site may be further subject to export controls. You will comply with all applicable export and re-export restrictions, laws, and regulations and you will not transfer, encourage, assist, or authorize the transfer of any software or materials to a prohibited country or otherwise in violation of any restriction, law or regulation.
Your privacy is important to Par-Kan and we strive to make our Website the most user friendly and secure experience. The following statement discloses the information practices of our Website, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used and with whom the information is shared.
THE INFORMATION PAR-KAN COLLECTS
We may collect two types of information from users:
- Personally Identifiable Information: This is information which you provide to us which personally identifies you, such as your name, postal or email address, phone number, billing information, date of birth, etc. By registering and creating a user account or using other parts of the Site in which you disclose your Personally Identifiable Information, you consent to and authorize us to receive, view, display, use, disclose, transmit and maintain Personally Identifiable Information on your behalf in connection with the ongoing support and services provided to you.
- Non-Personally Identifiable Information: This is defined as information that does not personally identify you, such as device-specific information, such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, browser type, device type, IP address, geolocation, etc. Non-Personally Identifiable Information also includes information about the time a user spends utilizing or accessing our Website, the web pages or sites that are visited by a user just before or just after our Site, the dates and times that a user uses or visits a Site, and aggregate information about traffic patterns across users.
OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
DATA FROM USERS OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES
Although the Site is accessible over the internet and therefore worldwide, the Site and its content are intended for residents of the United States only. If you choose to access our Site from locations outside the United States, such conduct is at your own risk and subject to the laws of the United States of America, which may differ from privacy laws in your state or home country, and you are responsible for compliance with any local laws. Personally Identifiable Information collected through or on our Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Par-Kan or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents maintain facilities, and by using the Site you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Users from outside the United States should not use or access the Site or disclose any information, including Personally Identifiable Information, through the Site. Individuals outside the United States who disclose any data, including Personally Identifiable Information, through the Site hereby acknowledge and consent to such data being stored in the United States or any other country, and transferred outside your country.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
The security of your Personally Identifiable Information is very important to us and Par-Kan takes reasonable steps to protect the information you provide us from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We follow generally accepted industry standards to safeguard your information, however, no data or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. Therefore, please take special care in deciding what information to send us.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION
We use your Personally Identifiable Information to provide you with information and services you requested, and if applicable, we may use such information to provide you with all of the support and services offered through a program in which you registered through the Site. We will use your email address, without further consent, for administrative purposes, for customer service purposes, to address intellectual property infringement, rights of privacy, or defamation issues. We use the Non-Personally Identifiable Information that we collect to operate, maintain, enhance and provide all of the features and information found on the Site. Par-Kan may also use this information to (a) remember your information, so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you login to the Site; and (b) monitor aggregate Site usage metrics based on total number of visitors.
Par-Kan uses all of the information that we collect to understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our users, to improve the way the Site functions and looks, and to create new features and functionality for the Site. We may also de-identify and aggregate all data and information collected from users through the Site and use it for our business purposes.
In connection with a job application or inquiry, whether advertised on our Website or otherwise, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as a resume or curriculum vitae. We may use this information within Par-Kan and its related entities for the purpose of employment consideration or your inquiry. Except when you tell us not to, we will keep the information for future consideration.
WHEN PAR-KAN DISCLOSES INFORMATION
Par-Kan does not share Personally Identifiable Information with other organizations for marketing or promotional uses without your express consent. However, there are certain circumstances in which we may share your Personally Identifiable Information such as:
- Use by third party agents or contractors: Personally Identifiable Information may be transferred to a third-party (such as an agent, consultant, or service provider) acting for or on behalf of Par-Kan, or in connection with Par-Kan’s business, for further processing in accordance with the original purpose of the collection of personal information.
- Compliance with law: We may disclose user information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state or federal laws. We may access and use your Personally Identifiable Information to contact you if necessary, and we may access, use and/or disclose your Personally Identifiable Information in response to a valid court order, subpoena, government investigation, or if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the requirements of the law or comply with legal process served on us; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, including our affiliates; or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Par-Kan, our users, or others.
IN THE EVENT OF MERGER OR SALE
In the event that Par-Kan is acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale or other change of control.
You may decline to provide any Personally Identifiable Information to us while visiting and using our Site. If you choose not to provide any Personally Identifiable Information, you may not be able to use the Site or associated service or certain aspects of the Site, and we will not be able to provide you some of the features and functionality found on the Site. You may change your mind regarding a prior authorization for use or disclosure of your Personally Identifiable Information and notify us of such revocation, in writing, signed by you and delivered to the address provided below. Such notice will be effective upon receipt by Par-Kan but will not change or affect any actions that Par-Kan took, in reliance upon the prior authorization, before the revocation was received. If you wish to access, amend, update, or delete your Personally Identifiable Information, please contact us at the address shown below.
OTHER SITES AND SENDING INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS AND ONLINE TRACKING
The following only applies to residents of California: California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users that are residents of California to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of all third parties to which we have disclosed certain personally identifiable information as defined under California law for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please contact us at the address noted below. The California Online Privacy Protection Act requires Par-Kan to disclose how it responds to Do Not Track signals set in a user’s browser. Par-Kan supports Do No Track browser settings. If you enable Do Not Track privacy settings in the browser you are using, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to stop collecting the information that allows us to tailor the Site to user preferences based on users recent use of the Site or associated services. Consequently, we will not store or use information about any other websites you visit, other than our Site.
Our Website may collect certain kinds of information through the use of “cookies” or other various tracking methods as described below. Generally, cookies are used as a convenience to you and to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your computer, mobile or other device by a web page server for record keeping purposes. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies may be used for many purposes, including, but not limited to, remembering you and your preferences and tracking your usage in order to improve the service. Cookies themselves do not typically contain any Personally Identifiable Information. We may analyze the information derived from these cookies and other technological tools we employ to make improvements and in keeping with observed user preferences. They allow us to remember useful information which allows certain functionality within the Site to work. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies; however, you can usually change your browser settings to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent. If you choose to disable cookies, some parts of our Website may not function properly or may be considerably slower, or there may be some features that will not be available to you.
OTHER TYPES OF COOKIES
Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies may be used to make sure our Site works and that you can use them effectively, such as remembering certain information on a form when you go to another page before the form has been completed. These cookies are used to remember information you’ve entered on our forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session using our Site. These cookies are NOT used to gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you, or to remember any preferences you have set beyond the current visit. If you prevent these cookies you may not be able to use certain features on our Site.
Performance Cookies. These cookies may be used to measure the performance of our Site, improve how our Site works, and measure our marketing activity. Information that is collected using these cookies is aggregated and anonymous and we are not able to identify individual users. We may use these cookies to provide aggregated statistics on how our Site is used, see how effective our marketing activity is, and provide feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website. We may also use these cookies to measure any errors that occur, improve the performance of our Site, and test different page designs on our Site. We do NOT use these cookies to target you with advertising on other websites, or to remember any preferences you have set beyond the current visit.
Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow websites to remember choices you make (for example, your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can modify. They may also be used to provide services on the Site such as watching a video. We use these cookies to remember settings you’ve applied such as layout and text size, and remember if you have already completed an online survey. We do NOT use these cookies to target you with advertising or track your browsing activity on other websites.
Advertising Cookies. These cookies may be used to deliver relevant advertising messages to you, to limit the number of times you see an advertisement, and help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. These cookies are usually placed by advertising networks with a website operator’s permission, and remember that you have visited a website to share this information with other advertisers. These cookies are used to identify that you have visited our Site, so that we can show you relevant advertisements and provide advertising networks with information on your visit so that they can present you with advertisements that you may be interested in.
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