PAN collects only the domain name, but not the e-mail address, of visitors to our Web site, and aggregate information on what pages visitors access. We do not collect any personal information (such as name, e-mail address or address) from you without your knowledge and permission, and we do not require that you enter any personal information to access most areas of the PAN website. In order to use some tools of the site, such as our online giving and action center areas, or to comment on our blog, you must enter some identifying information. PAN will never disclose this information to any third party, except as outlined below. All information provided is stored in a secure location accessible only by designated staff.
To send a message from our online action center to government officials and other decision-makers you must identify yourself by name, address and email address. PAN includes this information when we send your message. This is necessary for your message to be effective, and in the case of many government officials it is required.
To forward an article or action alert, you must enter your name, your email address and the email address(es) of anyone you are sending it to. PAN includes your name and email address when we send your message, but does not store the address(es) of the recipient.
To process a charitable contribution, it is necessary for PAN to gather the visitor's name, email address, complete mailing address, phone number and credit card information. This data is used to verify and protect the identity of our visitors and complete your transaction.
When you complete an online donation to PAN your donation information is encrypted and transmitted via a secure connection. PAN uses your credit card information only for the purpose of processing your donation. We will not disclose this information except as necessary to process your donation and we do not store it once your donation has been processed, except when requested for recurring donations.
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