Panda Early Education Center Inc. PRIVACY POLICY - COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY

This site is owned and operated by Panda Early Education Center Inc.(PEEC). Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At PEEC, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.

Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

INFORMATION PEEC GATHERS AND TRACKS

PEEC gathers two types of information about users:

PEEC Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:

Optional Voluntary Information

We offer the following free services, which may require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:

1. Electronic newsletters policy

We may offer a free electronic newsletter to users. PEEC gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by e-mailing us at peec@comcast.net an request removal from our mailing list.

2. Polling

We may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user. PEEC may use a system to "tag" users after they have voted, so they can vote only once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated with information about individual users.

5. Surveys

PEEC may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience. We never share any of this information about specific individuals with any third party.

Children

Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Usage tracking

PEEC tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. PEEC may break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).

PEEC may tracks and catalogs the search terms that users enter in our Search function, but this tracking is never associated with individual users. We use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.

Cookies

We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. PEEC uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above).

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site. However, you may need cookies to participate actively in message boards, forums, polling and surveys.


USE OF INFORMATION

PEEC uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience in our network of sites, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.

As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic newsletters and to enable users to participate in polls, surveys, message boards, and forums. We send out newsletters to subscribers on a regular schedule (depending on the newsletter), and occasionally send out special editions when we think subscribers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. PEEC never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners.

When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in Search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don't track which terms a particular user enters.

PEEC creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns. We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

SHARING OF THE INFORMATION

PEEC uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

SECURITY

PEEC uses payment services like PayPal® and Google Checkout®. All transactions with these services are strictly between the user and the payment service.  PEEC never obtains or stores information about a customers credit or debit cards or information about a users bank account or payment service account.  PEEC is not responsible for any funds misappropriated by these payment services whether as a result of error by the user or the payement service.  PEEC will when justified apply any overpayments made by a customer through a payment service to any future tuition charges.  If an overpayment is made in error a refund may be given if there is no outstanding account balance.

YOUR CONSENT

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by PEEC. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.