Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

You can visit and enjoy the website without disclosing any personal information about yourself.  Preferred Contractors Association (“PCA”) understands and respects your concerns about privacy, and we take great pride in ensuring the safety and security of your online experience with us.  We consider the information you choose to share with us completely personal and confidential and we are committed to protecting your privacy.  PCA is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.  We will not sell, share or rent this information to others in any way different from what is disclosed in this statement.

This Privacy Policy describes how we protect your personal information to better your online shopping experience.

Information Collected

At the time you make a purchase, subscribe to a newsletter, agree to participate in sweepstakes, contests, promotions, etc., we collect and store the following information:

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number

This information is only used to better serve our customers’ needs.  Use of this information includes keeping customers informed about current order(s) and additional services or products that might be of interest to the customer.

If you ever need to make changes to your customer account, you can do so with the “My Account” link.

PCA may also be tracking conversion data which is used to measure the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.  All conversion data is compiled in an anonymous fashion and will never be shared with any 3rd party.

Sweepstakes, Contests, Surveys, & Promotions

Occasionally, PCA will request additional information from customers through sweepstakes, contests, surveys or other promotions.  Information requested may include contact and demographic information.  In addition, we may automatically gather general statistical information about our website and visitors, such as IP addresses, browsers, pages viewed number of visitors, etc., but in doing so we do not reference you by individual name, e-mail address, home address, or telephone number.  We use this data in the aggregate in order to determine how much our customers use parts of our site so we can improve the customer experience on our site.

We may provide this statistical information to third parties, but when we do so we do not provide any personal information to the third parties without first obtaining your permission.  Your participation in these contests is strictly voluntary and the user has the choice of whether or not to disclose this information.  We have the right to disqualify any such person in such circumstances at any time.

In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all PCA customers and members will always be provided with an opportunity to opt out of receiving promotional emails.

Use of Cookies

Throughout  the PCA website, we may use cookies to store and track information about your visit on our website.  A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and subsequently stored on your computer’s hard drive.  Cookies are used to improve your visitors experience by remembering past activity and serving uniquely relevant content based on your past visits to the website.

If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the user to accept or reject cookies.  If you set your browser not to accept cookies, you may not be able to take advantage of certain services on our website.

How Your Information is Used

PCA’s goal is to provide its customers with a shopping experience that best meets their needs, wants, and interests.  In order to provide this, we primarily collect information used to market and promote products to the customers, statistically analyze site usage, improve our product offerings and to customize our site’s content, layout, and services.

While the email addresses that we collect are sometimes used to contact customers for marketing purposes, all other information including phone number and address is strictly used to get your order to you quickly and correctly.  Your email address may be shared with third party service provides, which we use for marketing purposes.  None of your other personal information is shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Security

PCA takes the online privacy of its customers very seriously.  Accordingly, we employ policies and procedures meant to prevent others from illegal and unauthorized access to the personal information provided to us.  Access to your information is controlled by strict internal procedures.

Special Rules for Children Under 13 Years of Age

Because of federal law, we cannot collect any personal information from a child under the age of thirteen without the consent of that child’s parent.  The statements in the Privacy Policy generally about our collection and use of personal information also apply to our treatment of personal information from children under the age of thirteen, with the added protection of the special rules set forth in the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).  For more information visit the FTC website: http://www.ftc.gov

Policy Updates

The practices, policies, and procedures described in this statement are subject to change. Any such changes will be communicated through our website. Information collected before changes are made will be secured according to the previous Privacy Policy. The practices and policies in this disclosure replace all previous notices or statements with respect to the same subject matter.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:  760-795-0054

Legal Disclosure

The law requires that we may be required to share your personal information (see “Cookies” section above for examples) pursuant to judicial or governmental subpoenas, warrants, or orders.  If we are required to do so, we will, of course, obey the law.  In addition, notwithstanding any term to the contrary in this Privacy Policy, PCA reserves the right to use and disclose your personal and non-personal information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required by law.

Consent

By using our website, you agree to the collection and use of this information in the manner described above.