Privacy Policy

The following statement discloses the privacy practices of Panda Cares, a division of Panda Restaurant Group, Inc., a California corporation (collectively, “Panda” or “we” or “us”), effective January 27, 2014. By using and/or browsing this Site, you agree to this Privacy Policy, the Legal Statement and all applicable laws governing its use. Be sure to check this page periodically for updates, as your continued use of this Site signifies your acceptance of any changed terms. Panda reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time and without notice. Any such revision will be effective immediately upon its posting on this Site.

The privacy provisions of this Privacy Policy apply only to the personal information collected via this Site, and does not apply to personal information collected offline (such as information you may provide over the phone, via fax, when visiting a restaurant location or any other website).

Information Collection and Use

Panda is the sole owner of the information collected on pandacares.org (collectively, this “Site”). Information is collected about you when you use and/or contact us through this Site including, without limitation to, information you provide on registration pages and other online forms, surveys, and through submissions through this Site. We will not rent or sell the information to any unaffiliated third parties in any way not described in this statement, or authorize any of our third party partners to sell or rent any such personal information. We only gather personal information when voluntarily submitted as discussed within this statement. We do not authorize third parties unaffiliated with Panda to make independent use of your information for their own purposes, such as for direct marketing. Additionally, we may share your information with our affiliates, franchisees, licensees, lenders, investors and/or third party providers.

We may at time administer surveys, hold contests, or supply special offers to our database of users who have elected to let us contact them by e-mail or text messaging. Participation in any of these on-line programs is voluntary, and our guests will always have the option to not supply information and/or opt out of programs. Information collected may include contact information, demographic information and opinions. Information may be used by third parties working on our behalf to contact a guest if they have won a contest, send special offers, or help us to determine the likes and preferences of consumers to better enhance our food, restaurants, overall customer experience, websites, and marketing. We will never make any of the information collected available to third parties other than solely on our behalf.

The information collected may be combined with other information collected about you and may be used to help us better understand and serve our customers and/or non-profit organizations including, without limitation to, responding to your requests for information and/or services, providing you with information about new products or services, enhancing our customers’ and Site users’ experiences in our restaurant locations or on this Site and conducting research and analysis and to otherwise measure the effectiveness of Panda’s online and offline marketing efforts.

You may not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Privacy Policy, or cause damage on or through this Site. You promise that none of your communications with or through this Site will violate any applicable local, state, national, international or other law. You further promise that none of your communications with or through this Site will infringe upon the rights of any third party or contain defamatory, libelous, abusive or obscene material. You agree not to affect/interrupt or to attempt to affect/interrupt the operation of this Site in any manner. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold Panda, and their respective officers, directors, employees and insurers harmless from and against any actual or threatened claims, actions or demands, causes of action, damages, losses, expenses, liabilities and settlements including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees and costs of suit, resulting from, or alleged to result from, or arising out of or in connection with, your use of this Site, including without limitation your use of this Site in a manner that violates or is alleged to violate this Privacy Policy, any of the foregoing statements, or any applicable law.

Intellectual Property

This Site and all of its contents (including, without limitation to, articles, text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, video material, and software (collectively, the “Intellectual Property”), are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of the United States, as well as international conventions and the laws of other countries. The Intellectual Property is owned and/or controlled by Panda. Your use of the Site does not create, and nothing contained in this Site shall be construed as creating or conferring to you, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, a license or any other rights in trademarks, service marks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights or any other rights of Panda. This Site is provided free of charge and for informational purposes only and unless otherwise identified does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and Panda.

No portion of this Site may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted by Panda. You may browse through this Site and occasionally download small amounts of materials appearing on this Site that are of personal interest to you for personal, non-commercial use. You must keep intact all copyright, trademark and other notices contained in your personal copies. You may not reproduce or allow others to reproduce your personal copies of downloaded materials, nor may you make them available electronically. You may not save or archive a significant portion of the material appearing on this Site. You may not attempt to alter or modify the content posted on this Site. Except as expressly set forth in this paragraph, you may not copy, download, distribute, publish, enter into a database, display, perform, modify, create derivative works, transmit, post, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or in any way exploit any intellectual property on this Site, any software supporting this Site, or this Site itself. Non-Panda-owned content may not be used without permission.

Cookies

When you view our website we may store information on your computer called a "Cookie." A Cookie helps us to tailor our website to match your preferences and interests. Most Internet Browsers allow you to erase, block or give you a warning before a Cookie is stored. You will be able to visit most of the areas on our websites without a cookie being stored. Further information about cookies can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm.

Links to Other Sites

We do occasionally provide links to 3rd party websites on our websites. We add these links to provide further information and enjoyment of your web experience from our websites. We try to thoroughly review the websites we link to; however, we are not responsible and have no control over the content, privacy practices, policies or information collection practices of those pages. These websites may use their own cookies or solicit personally identifiable information from you. Please read the privacy policy/terms and conditions of any website you visit before providing them with personal information.

Age Restrictions

We love having your children visit our websites with you, and hope our websites are fun and educational for your children. However, child privacy law states you cannot provide us with personal information if you are under the age of 13. If you do provide us with personal information, you represent that you are at least 13 years old. We do not knowingly request, solicit or collect personal information from any person we know to be under the age of 13. In the event that we receive actual knowledge that we have collected or received personal information from anyone under the age of 13, we will immediately delete that information from our database as soon as practicable. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided personally identifiable information or otherwise made posts to this Site, the parent or guardian should contact us so that we can delete such information, and we will promptly delete the child’s information from our records.

Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information

We will use reasonable efforts to keep your personal information private and, except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy. We will not share the personal information with any unaffiliated third parties, unless such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with a court order or other legal process, (b) protect your rights or our property; or (c) enforce the Legal Statement of this Site. Although we take measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of personal information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will only be disclosed in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. The law requires that we may be required to share your personal information and non-personal information pursuant to judicial or government subpoenas, warrants or other like orders. If we are required to do so, we will obey the law. Notwithstanding any term or conditions stated in this Privacy Policy, we reserve 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, violations of this Site’s Privacy Policy, and/or as required by law. Panda reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of this Privacy Policy, including suspending or block your access to the Site.

Contact Us

If you wish to change or delete your registration information or opt-out of any promotional materials please click on the link, "Contact Us", at pandacares.org.