Privacy Policy

Terms of Usage and Website Privacy Policy
Destination Panama City (PCCDC) respects the privacy and confidentiality of individuals who visit Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website located at Destination Panama City (PCCDC) maintains this Website Privacy Policy to help you understand the commitment of Destination Panama City (PCCDC) to safeguard the privacy of the information you provide to Destination Panama City (PCCDC) on Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website. This Privacy Policy outlines the information which Destination Panama City (PCCDC) will collect from you on Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website, how Destination Panama City (PCCDC) will use that information, how you can view your information and update it, and how we keep it safe. Please read this Website Privacy Policy carefully and on frequent occasion when you use Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website. By accessing and using this Website, mobile application or other Destination Panama City product or service on any computer, mobile phone, tablet, console or other device, you signify that you have read and understand the terms of this Website Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Website Privacy Policy, you may not access or use the Website.

What Information Do We Collect About You?
Destination Panama City’s mission is to provide you with personalized services and offerings designed to enhance your travel planning experience. To do so effectively, Destination Panama City (PCCDC) collects the following information:

(a) Personal Identifiable Information. Personal identifiable information includes information such as name, address, email, ZIP code, gender, or income. Destination Panama City (PCCDC) only collects personally identifiable information about you when you voluntarily and knowingly provide such personally identifiable information to Destination Panama City (PCCDC) using Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website, e-newsletter forms, online request forms, contests, feedback forms, surveys, personal interest forms, and mobile application forms. If you do not wish your personally identifiable information to be collected, please do not submit it.

(b) Destination Panama City (PCCDC) may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our website. We collect the domain name from each site visitor as well as statistical information, such as the number of visitors and the pages viewed. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer being use, and technical information about the user’s means of connection to our site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized, and other similar information.

(c) Information from the Use of “Cookies”. Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website may employ “cookie” technology. Cookies are small pieces of data stored in files on your computer allowing Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website to track your use of Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website as you visit and revisit Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website.

Our site may use “cookies”, tags, or scripts to enhance user experience, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base. You will have the option to choose whether to “opt in” for the use of “cookies” when you access the site. If you do choose to allow the use of the “cookies”, you may, at any time, choose to “opt out” of the use of the “cookies.” Please note that blocking the use of cookies through settings in your web browser may result in certain features of Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website not working properly.

A user’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. The user may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

(d) User Data/Data Collection: Social Media (Features) and Widgets.  Our website may include social media programs and features, such as the Facebook Like button and widgets, and the Share button. If you choose to use these features, they may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. The social media programs, features, and widgets we use are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing the feature(s).

(e) User Data/Data Collection: Automated Decision Making and Profiling.  Destination Panama City (PCCDC) partners with companies that utilize automated decision-making processes, including user profiling, in order to provide more relevant marketing materials to those users who opt in to receiving emails from us.

Use of Your Information by Destination Panama City (PCCDC)
Destination Panama City (PCCDC) does not to sell, share, transfer, or rent to third parties any information you provide to Destination Panama City (PCCDC) unless indicated and when approved by the user for certain third parties (“Target Third Parties”) to further the purpose for which you voluntarily provided the information (in other words, if the user opts-in to sharing information) or unless required to do so by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, court orders, legal process from law enforcement agencies, or similar legal proceedings.  Additionally, Destination Panama City (PCCDC) engages third party information management service providers to help maintain efficient operations. Because such information management service providers may access our systems, such information management service providers may have access to your information. Destination Panama City (PCCDC) does not transfer or relinquish ownership of information maintained about you within Destination Panama City (PCCDC) systems and databases to such information management service providers but requires these information management service providers to sign confidentiality agreements to keep all confidential information and other proprietary information found in our systems confidential.

Consistent with this Privacy Policy, Destination Panama City (PCCDC) routinely collects, compiles, and reports statistics and information reflecting the use of Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website and information services in order to enhance membership services, advertising services, improve marketing and promotional efforts, analyze Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website usage, improve Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website’s content and layout, generate aggregate reports on trends, interests and behavior and enhance service offerings.

Destination Panama City (PCCDC) reserves the right to take any action Destination Panama City (PCCDC) deems prudent or necessary to safeguard Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website and your information in Destination Panama City (PCCDC) systems and databases from malicious or unwarranted attack by viruses, hackers, or other miscreants.

Collection and Use of Your Information by Third Parties
Please note Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website contains links to other websites and also that third parties offer goods and services on and through Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website. We assume each such third party has its own internal privacy policy and data collection and use practices. Destination Panama City (PCCDC) does not have any responsibility for their practices.

Changing and Deleting Your Personal Information
You have the right to review your information at any time.  If you would like to review the information about you that is within Destination Panama City (PCCDC) database or you would like to know how it is being used, send a request to [email protected]. You also may request Destination Panama City (PCCDC) change or delete your personal information in Destination Panama City (PCCDC) systems and databases by submitting a detailed description of the desired action to [email protected].  If you would like to be removed from or change your subscriptions to any of our newsletters or marketing materials, there is a link at the bottom of every newsletter that allows you to do so or you may submit a request to [email protected].  Destination Panama City (PCCDC) will comply with any such requests within 30 days.

Please note that after Destination Panama City (PCCDC) processes a change or deletes your personal information from active Destination Panama City (PCCDC) systems and databases, it is possible that non-active residual copies of your information may still exist in Destination Panama City (PCCDC) systems and on archive or backup media.

Electronic Newsletters
We offer free, electronic newsletters, updates and e-mail reminders as a service to our registrants, based upon your voluntary subscription. You will only receive an electronic newsletter if you have requested it (opted-in). We do not share our mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers or partners.

Remarketing/Retargeting Policy
This Website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our Website or similar platforms. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who have not completed a task on our site or visited key pages, for example requesting a visitors guide. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to Destination Panama City website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy. You can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings. Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Security of Personal Information Collected
We understand the importance of safeguarding the personal information we collect from you. We therefore take reasonable measures to protect your personal information that is under our control in an effort to prevent its loss, misuse or unauthorized access, alteration or disclosure, including established electronic and administrative safeguards designed to make the information we collect secure. You should take care not to send us personal information in email, which is an inherently insecure form of communication.

Although we strive to keep your information secure, no policy or system can perfectly guard against the risk of intentional intrusion or inadvertent disclosure and we do not and cannot guarantee that your information may never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Policy and applicable laws. Any personal information you provide to us is at your own risk. You should understand the limits to privacy and security on the Internet and use common sense in all of your online activities.

Business Transitions
In the event that Destination Panama City (PCCDC) are ever sold, acquired, merged, liquidated, reorganized or otherwise transferred, we reserve the right to transfer our user databases together with any personal information contained therein to a third party acquiring Destination Panama City (PCCDC) or any of its assets.

By clicking “I agree to the Terms and Conditions” and Confirm to Destination Panama City’s image request, you represent and warrant that:

  • You are at least 18 years of age, you have the legal right to enter into this agreement and you are not impersonating anyone else;
  • You own all rights in and to your Content including without limitation, all rights to the image, audio, video and or digital recording and performance contained in your Content (if any) and/or you have acquired all necessary rights to the elements appearing in your Content to enable you to grant the same rights to Destination Panama City as described herein;
  • Your Content is wholly original and does not infringe on the copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or any other intellectual property rights, privacy rights, or any other legal or moral rights of any third party individual or entity;
  • You agree to release and allow all creative license and creative treatment in the use and production of your Content at the discretion of Destination Panama City and its affiliate agents;
  • You voluntarily agree to waive all “moral rights” that you may have to your Content;
  • Any information contained in your Content is not known to you to be false, inaccurate or misleading;
  • Your Content does not violate any law;
  • You were not and will not be compensated or granted any consideration by any third party for submitting your Content;
  • You will not be compensated or granted any consideration in any way by Destination Panama City for the use of your Content;
  • Your Content does not incorporate materials from a third party website, copyright protected materials or personally identifiable information of anyone other than yourself;
  • Your Content does not reflect negatively in any way upon Destination Panama City or their marketing, advertising, commercial or promotional efforts; and
  • You agree to irrevocably release and forever discharge Destination Panama City and its affiliate agents, subsidiaries, employees and third party providers from any and all actions, claims, damages, liabilities and demands, whether absolute or contingent and of any nature whatsoever, which you now have or hereafter can, shall or may have against Destination Panama City and its affiliate agents, subsidiaries, employees and third party providers or their respecting successor without limitation resulting from the use of your Content or anything contained therein by Destination Panama City.

Changes to this Website Privacy Policy
We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion without prior notice to you. Please check Destination Panama City (PCCDC) Website regularly for updates. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you here or by notice on our home page. The most recent version is reflected by the version date below. All such updates and changes are effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by any means, including posting a revised version on this Website.

This Policy was last updated on March 29, 2019.

Your Questions and Concerns
If you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or any of Destination Panama City (PCCDC) ‘s use of your information, please contact Destination Panama City (PCCDC) at the following e-mail address: [email protected].