Website Privacy and Security Policy


Thank you for visiting the PCTG Website and reviewing our privacy policy. Our privacy policy is clear: Except as noted in this privacy policy we will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us.


Here is how we handle information about your visit to our website:


PCTG Internet Security Policy

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this computer system may employ software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.


Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
  2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  3. The date and time you access our site;
  4. The pages you visit; and
  5. If you linked to the PCTG website from another website, the address of that website.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors — to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.


If You Send Us Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information by sending an e-mail to us, registering for our discussion forums, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it through our website, we use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information that you request. The information you provide is not given to any private organizations or private persons. The Pennsylvania Collision Trade Guild does not collect or use information for commercial marketing.


If You File a PCTG Complaint Report

This website allows our PCTG members supporters and consumer to file a report electronically to report potential violations of state regulations and standards.
The information submitted from this report is saved to a database and some of the collected data is available for public review on our web site. Consumer information such as name, address and phone number is not made available for public viewing on this web site.

A copy of the complete report including identifying consumer information is processed by the PCTG administrative office and forwarded to your consumer’s and your State Senator and Representative , Department of Insurance and Consumer Liaison’s Office and The Attorney General’s Office.


Links to Other Sites

Our website has links to the websites of other organizations. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

If you have questions or comments concerning this web site privacy policy you may do so by using our Contact Us form.