INFORMATION WE COLLECT
General: When you register, and at other times, we will collect personally identifiable information from you that may include, among other things, your name, age, address, e-mail address, credit card number, and facts about your computers, profession, and similar information.
Website Usage Information: When you visit this website, we may collect certain technical and navigational information, such as computer browser type, Internet protocol address, pages visited, and average time spent on this website. This information may be used, for example, to alert you to software compatibility issues or to resolve technical or service problems, or it may be analyzed to improve this website and functionality and our ability to service you and your accounts.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION COLLECTED
We may use information in the following ways:
- For the purposes for which you specifically provided the information, for example, to enable us to process, validate and verify subscriptions.
- To send you e-mail notifications about our new or existing products and services, special offers, or to otherwise contact you.
- To enhance existing features or develop new features, products, and services.
- To provide advertisers and other third parties with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns.
- To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you and others see based on personal characteristics or preferences.
In certain instances, we may contract with nonaffiliated companies to perform services for us. Where necessary, we will disclose the information we have about you to these third parties. In all such cases, we provide the third party with only the information necessary to carry out its assigned responsibilities and only for that purpose. And, we require these third parties to treat your private information with the same high degree of confidentiality that we do.
Finally, we will release information about you if you direct us to do so, if we are compelled by law to do so, or in other legally limited circumstances (for example, to prevent fraud).
HOW WE PROTECT PRIVACY ONLINE
This website uses some of the most secure forms of online communication available, including, among other things, secure facilities, data encryption, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, and usernames and passwords. These technologies provide a high level of security and privacy when you access your account information, initiate online transactions, or send secure messages.
By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the website without having to log in each time you visit. A user who does not accept the cookie from the website may not be able to access certain areas of the website. PASTA also logs IP addresses, or the location of computers on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the website.
HOW WE SAFEGUARD YOUR INFORMATION
We restrict access to information about you to those of our employees who need to know the information in order to perform their jobs, such as servicing your accounts or notifying you of new products and services. To protect your personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in keeping with industry standards and practices, and we review and adjust these safeguards regularly in response to advances in technology.
By the very nature of the Internet, information collected on the website may be transferred from time to time throughout the world, including domain or hosting servers and routers located outside the European Economic Area (EEA), and the website may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, including countries that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally-identifiable data.
By using the website and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
For your protection, we recommend that you do not provide your account information, username, or password to anyone. If you become aware of any suspicious activity relating to your account, please contact us immediately.
CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION
PASTA understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. The website is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and PASTA will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.