Privacy Web Site Privacy Policy

Privacy is very important to Paradigm.

We also understand that privacy is very important to you. This Privacy Policy tells you how we protect and use information we gather through this Paradigm Web site based in the United States.

By using this site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via this site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You may be subject to additional terms that may apply when you access particular services or materials on certain areas in this Web site, or by following a link from this Web site.

As you use this site, certain anonymous, non-personal information can be passively collected (collected without you actively providing the information) using technologies such as, but not limited to, “cookies”, “Internet tags”, “Internet Protocol Addresses (IP)”, “Web beacons”, Analytics Advertising Features and “Navigational data” collection methods. Non-personal information may include, but is not limited to, the following:

•    the type of web browser software you use (for example, Firefox or Internet Explorer)
•    the name of the domain from which you access the Internet
•    the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our Web site
•    the date and time you access our Web site
•    the search terms you use
•    the links on which you click
•    personal information that has been made non-personal or anonymized (i.e., information that no longer reflects or references an individually identifiable user)

Your Internet browser automatically transmits to this site some of this information, such as the URL of the Web site you just accessed prior to this site, and the IP address and browser version your computer uses. The use of cookies, Web beacons and Internet tags can be used to collect this information from your computer. We may place a text file called a cookie in the browser files of your computer when you visit. The cookie may be stored on your computer’s hard drive. The information we collect using cookies is non-personal information. You may be able to set your computer to refuse cookies altogether, but certain features of the site may not work without them.  Paradigm may use this information for such things as providing better site service, customization of the site based on user preferences, compilation of statistics and trends, market research and other uses to improve this site and our service to visitors. This information is not combined with personally identifiable information collected in other parts of this site, unless you have consented.

As mentioned above, Paradigm will use non-personal information from you to help us make this site more useful to visitors. Paradigm will also use non-personal information for other business purposes. For example, we may use non-personal information or aggregate non-personal information to:

•    create reports for internal use to develop programs, products, services or content
•    customize the information or services that are of interest to you
•    provide aggregated “traffic statistics” and “response rates” to third parties

Some areas of this site may ask you to submit personally identifiable information such as name, addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, in order for you to benefit from particular features (i.e., information ordering and educational materials) or to participate in a particular activity. You will be informed what information is required and what, if any, information is optional. Your submission of the information is consent for Paradigm’s use of that information for the specified purpose(s). Your personally identifiable information may be transferred to one or more of Paradigm’s affiliated companies worldwide. Furthermore, your submission of the information is consent for Paradigm to use that information for any other legitimate business purpose, not otherwise disclosed, so long as that information is used in a form that does not personally identify you (i.e., aggregate or summary data). If you so request or otherwise consent by using a reply, feedback or “contact me” feature of this site, Paradigm may use information collected from this site to communicate with you, in addition to the other purposes specified in this Privacy Policy.

In the ordinary course of business, Paradigm will share some personal information with companies that we hire to perform services or functions on our behalf. In all cases in which we share your personal information with a third party, we will not authorize them to keep, disclose or use your information with others except for the purpose of providing the services we asked them to provide. We will not sell, exchange or publish your personal information, except in conjunction with a corporate sale, merger, dissolution, or acquisition.

Paradigm may be legally compelled to release your personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, search warrant, law or regulation. Paradigm may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating and prosecuting Web site visitors who violate our rules or engage in behavior which is harmful to other visitors (or illegal).

Paradigm may disclose your personal information to third parties if we feel that the disclosure is necessary to:
•    enforce this Privacy Policy and the other rules about your use of this Web site
•    protect our rights or property
•    comply with a law or regulation, court order or other legal process

Please note: Some of the features on this Web site allow you to communicate with us using an online form. If your communication requests a response from us, we will send you a response via e-mail. The e-mail response or confirmation may include your personal information, including your name, address, etc. We cannot guarantee that our e-mails to you will be secure from unauthorized interception.

Please be aware that Internet transmissions, to include emails, are never totally secure. Information you submit to this site via the Internet or through email may not be secure; however, we will take reasonable steps to protect any personally identifiable information you may transmit to us from unauthorized access and misuse. Paradigm cannot guarantee or warrant this Web site or its security components against breaches of security, the interruption of the system or user error and misuse.

Except for certain personal information that may be specifically requested in the Web site for a specific purpose, Paradigm discourages the submission of confidential or proprietary information to this Web site. Paradigm does not generally request or require such information and has no obligation of any kind with respect to such information. Any such information you submit to this Web site via the Internet, email or other electronic means is not considered confidential and may be used for various purposes by Paradigm without limitation to include, but not be limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products.

This site may contain links or references to other Web sites. Please be aware that we do not control other Web sites and that, in any case, this Privacy Policy does not apply to those Web sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every Web site you visit, whether sponsored or affiliated with Paradigm or not.

Access, Opt-Out, Modification Personal Data
Paradigm will provide individuals with reasonable access to Personal Data about them and they may request the correction or amendment of Personal Data that they demonstrate to be incorrect or incomplete. Paradigm will endeavor to process all reasonable requests for access within a reasonable time period but reserves the right to deny access or limit access in cases where the burden or cost of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the individual’s privacy or in the case of a vexatious or fraudulent request.

Paradigm may provide an individual the opportunity to opt out of certain features Paradigm uses, including through Settings or Ads Settings or any other available means.

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the information practices of this site, please contact us.

If this Privacy Policy changes, the revised policy will be posted on this site. Please check back periodically, and especially before you provide any personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy was last updated on June 30, 2014.