Information Collection and Use
Panda is the sole owner of the information collected on pandacares.org (collectively, this “Site”). Information is collected about you when you use and/or contact us through this Site including, without limitation to, information you provide on registration pages and other online forms, surveys, and through submissions through this Site. We will not rent or sell the information to any unaffiliated third parties in any way not described in this statement, or authorize any of our third party partners to sell or rent any such personal information. We only gather personal information when voluntarily submitted as discussed within this statement. We do not authorize third parties unaffiliated with Panda to make independent use of your information for their own purposes, such as for direct marketing. Additionally, we may share your information with our affiliates, franchisees, licensees, lenders, investors and/or third party providers.
We may at time administer surveys, hold contests, or supply special offers to our database of users who have elected to let us contact them by e-mail or text messaging. Participation in any of these on-line programs is voluntary, and our guests will always have the option to not supply information and/or opt out of programs. Information collected may include contact information, demographic information and opinions. Information may be used by third parties working on our behalf to contact a guest if they have won a contest, send special offers, or help us to determine the likes and preferences of consumers to better enhance our food, restaurants, overall customer experience, websites, and marketing. We will never make any of the information collected available to third parties other than solely on our behalf.
The information collected may be combined with other information collected about you and may be used to help us better understand and serve our customers and/or non-profit organizations including, without limitation to, responding to your requests for information and/or services, providing you with information about new products or services, enhancing our customers’ and Site users’ experiences in our restaurant locations or on this Site and conducting research and analysis and to otherwise measure the effectiveness of Panda’s online and offline marketing efforts.
This Site and all of its contents (including, without limitation to, articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, video material, and software (collectively, the “Intellectual Property”), are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The Intellectual Property is owned and/or controlled by Panda. Your use of the Site does not create, and nothing contained in this Site shall be construed as creating or conferring to you, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, a license or any other rights in trademarks, service marks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights or any other rights of Panda. This Site is provided free of charge and for informational purposes only and unless otherwise identified does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and Panda.
No portion of this Site may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted by Panda. You may browse through this Site and occasionally download small amounts of materials appearing on this Site that are of personal interest to you for personal, non-commercial use. You must keep intact all copyright, trademark and other notices contained in your personal copies. You may not reproduce or allow others to reproduce your personal copies of downloaded materials, nor may you make them available electronically. You may not save or archive a significant portion of the material appearing on this Site. You may not attempt to alter or modify the content posted on this Site. Except as expressly set forth in this paragraph, you may not copy, download, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, post, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or in any way exploit any intellectual property on this Site, any software supporting this Site, or this Site itself. Non-Panda-owned content may not be used without permission.
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We love having your children visit our websites with you, and hope our websites are fun and educational for your children. However, child privacy law states you cannot provide us with personal information if you are under the age of 13. If you do provide us with personal information, you represent that you are at least 13 years old. We do not knowingly request, solicit or collect personal information from any person we know to be under the age of 13. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected or received personal information from anyone under the age of 13, we will immediately delete that information from our database as soon as practicable. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided personally identifiable information or otherwise made posts to this Site, the parent or guardian should contact us so that we can delete such information, and we will promptly delete the child’s information from our records.
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