Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers all pongresearch and pongcase domains, and any other sites owned and operated by Antenna79, Inc. and to which it has claimed copyrights. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Antenna79, 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.

Information that Antenna79 Gathers and Tracks:

Antenna79 gathers 2 types of information about users.

  • 1. Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to participate in our message boards or forums, and from participation in polls and surveys.
  • 2. Information that Antenna79 gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to consumers' needs and to help us better understand the demographics of our customer base.

Under no circumstances does Antenna79 divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.

Antenna79 Gathers User Information in The Following Processes:

  • 1. Optional Voluntary Information. We offer the following free services, which require some type of voluntary submission of personal information by users:
    • a. Email, electronic newsletters, and targeted communications. We offer free email, electronic newsletters, and other targeted communications to users who opt-in to our email program. Antenna79 gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the directions at the bottom of each communication. If your personally identifiable information changes, you may request updating of your information by emailing us at customerservice@pongcase.com. You also may make your request by phone to our customer service representatives.
    • b. Message boards and forums. Users of the sites' message boards and forums must register separately for this service (free of charge) in order to post messages, although they need not register to visit the sites. During registration, the user is required to supply a username, password, and email address.
    • c. Surveys. Antenna79 may occasionally conduct user surveys to better target our content to our audience.
    • d. e-Commerce information. When you purchase a product, we will ask for personal information, like your name, email address, shipping and billing address, telephone number and payment information.

      We do not share, sell, or lend our customer's email addresses. We never share any information about or from specific individuals with any third party.
  • 2. Usage Tracking. Antenna79 tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. We do not correlate this information with data about individual users. If you set up an account, however, we may automatically collect and store information about you, including setting cookies or other pixel tags that may uniquely identify your browser to your personal account.
    • a. Antenna79 does 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).
    • b. Antenna79 sometimes 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. We use these processes to improve our sites.
    • c. Antenna79 tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Antenna79 does 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).
  • 3. Cookies and Pixel Tags. We use various technologies to collect and store information when you visit our sites, which may include sending one or more cookies or anonymous identifiers to your device. 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 these sites 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. Antenna79 uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above). Our sites deliver a one-time cookie to better track user impressions and click through rates. 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 these sites. However, you may need cookies to participate actively in certain message boards, forums, and surveys. We use information collected from cookies and other technologies, like pixel tags, to improve your user experience. For example, by saving your language preferences, we will be able to have our services appear in the language you prefer. We also use cookies and anonymous identifiers when you interact with services we offer to third parties, such as advertising that may appear on other sites.

Information Usage:

Antenna79 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.

  • 1. As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out email, electronic newsletters, and other targeted communications and to enable users to participate in polls and surveys. We may 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. Antenna79 never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners.
  • 2. 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. We use this process to improve our sites. 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.
  • 3. Antenna79 may create aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns. This allows our users to receive information pertinent to their needs. We don't track the usage patterns of individual users. 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 Information:

Antenna79 uses the above-described information to tailor our content to our current and prospective customers. We may provide personal information to our affiliates or other trusted businesses or persons to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our business affiliates—like publishers, advertisers or connected sites. We will not otherwise 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.

Your Consent:

By using these sites, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Antenna79. 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.

Security:

We follow accepted industry standards to protect any personal information you have provided to us. However, please be aware that no method of electronic storage can ever be 100% secure. Therefore, as is the case with any organization, we are not in a position to guarantee the absolute security of your information. Nevertheless, the security of your personal and financial information is extremely important to us. We insure confidentiality and security in our online shopping experience. For instance, we employ various firewalls and other security tactics to keep your information secure. We do not store your complete credit card information on our internal web server. Once you place your order, the order is sent to our main order processing system using a private system. Once your order is completed it is entirely deleted from our web records. While there is risk inherent in every Internet transaction, be assured that we are work hard to ensure that risk is minimal. We take your financial security seriously and have taken measures to ensure your online shopping on experience our websites safe for all customers.

Contact Details:

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy, or you wish to contact us by postal mail, our contact information is as follows: Antenna79, Inc., Attention: Customer Service, 1010 South Coast Highway 101, Suite 105, Encinitas, CA 92024 USA.