Last updated October 31, 2022
This privacy notice for PMMG.COM ("we," "us," or "our"), describes how and why we might collect, store, use, and/or share ("process") your information when you use our website and mobile application(s).
Reading this privacy notice will help you understand your privacy rights and choices.
If you do not agree with our policies and practices, please do not use our website and application(s).
Summary of key points
This summary provides key points from our privacy notice, but you can find out more details about any of these topics by using our table of contents below to find the section you are looking for.
What personal information do we process?
When you visit, use, or navigate our website, we may process personal information depending on how you interact with our website, the choices you make, and the products and features you use.
Do we process any sensitive personal information?
No, we do not process sensitive personal information at all.
Do we receive any information from third parties?
No, we do not receive any information from third parties.
How do we process your information?
We process your information to provide, improve, and administer our website, communicate with you, for security and fraud prevention, and to comply with law.
We may also process your information for other purposes with your consent.
Other than that, we may process your information only when we have a valid legal reason to do so.
In what situations and with which parties do we share personal information?
We may share information in specific situations and with specific third parties.
How do we keep your information safe?
We have organizational and technical processes and procedures in place to protect your personal information. However, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cyber-criminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information.
What are your rights?
Depending on where you are located geographically, the applicable privacy law may mean you have certain rights regarding your personal information.
How do you exercise your rights?
The easiest way to exercise your rights is by filling out our contact form available here: pmmg.com/contact. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
1. What information do we collect?
1.1 Personal information you disclose to us
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you express an interest in obtaining information about us or our services, when you participate in activities on the website or application(s), or otherwise when you contact us. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and our website, the choices you make, and the features you use.
The personal information we collect may include the following:
1.2 Information that is automatically collected.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use, or navigate our website or application(s).
This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our website or application(s), and other technical information.
This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our website and application(s), and for our internal analytic and reporting purposes.
Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.
The information we collect includes:
Log and Usage Data.
Log and usage data is service-related, diagnostic, usage, and performance information our servers automatically collect when you access or use our website or application(s) and which we record in log files.
Depending on how you interact with us, this log data may include your IP address, device information, browser type, and settings and information about your activity in the website or application(s), such as the date/time stamps associated with your usage, pages and files viewed, searches, and other actions you take such as which features you use, also device event information such as system activity, error reports (sometimes called "crash dumps"), and hardware settings.
We collect device data such as information about your computer, phone, tablet, or other device you use to access the website or application(s).
Depending on the device used, this device data may include information such as your IP address (or proxy server), device and application identification numbers, location, browser type, hardware model, Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, operating system, and system configuration information.
We collect location data such as information about your device's location, which can be either precise or imprecise.
The amount of information we collect depends on the type and settings of the device you use to access the website or application(s).
You can opt out of allowing us to collect this information either by refusing access to the information or by disabling the related settings on your device.
2. How do we process your information?
We process your personal information for a variety of reasons, depending on how you interact with our website or application(s), including:
To request feedback. We may process your information when necessary to request feedback and to contact you about your use of our website or application(s).
To identify usage trends. We may process information about how you use our website or application(s) to better understand how they are being used so we can improve them.
To determine the effectiveness of our marketing and promotional campaigns. We may process your information to better understand how to provide marketing and promotional campaigns that are most relevant to you.
To save or protect an individual's vital interest. We may process your information when necessary to save or protect an individual’s vital interest, such as to prevent harm.
3. What legal bases do we rely on to process your information?
We only process your personal information when we believe it is necessary and we have a valid legal reason (i.e., legal basis) to do so under applicable law, like with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services to enter into or fulfill our contractual obligations, to protect your rights, or to fulfill our legitimate business interests.
4. When and with whom do we share your personal information?
We may need to share your personal information in case of a business transfer.
We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
6. How long do we keep your information?
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting, or other legal requirements). No purpose in this notice will require us keeping your personal information for longer than 2 years.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize such information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
7. How do we keep your information safe?
We have implemented appropriate and reasonable technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, despite our safeguards and efforts to secure your information, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cyber-criminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our website or application(s) is at your own risk. You should only access the website or application(s) within a secure environment.
8. Do we collect information from minors?
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using this website or application(s), you represent that you are at least 18 years old.
If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we may have collected from children under the age of 18, please contact us through pmmg.com/contact.
9. What are your privacy rights?
You have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please visit: pmmg.com/contact.
We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
10. Do California residents have specific privacy rights?
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the "Shine The Light" law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
11. Controls for do-not-track features
Web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track ("DNT") feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. At this stage no uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy notice.
12. Do we make updates to this notice?
We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
If you have questions or comments about this notice, you may contact us through pmmg.com/contact or by post to:
505 S. Vermont Street, Palatine, IL 60067