Logo PanaExpo
Visitors Page Exhibitors Page Hot Articles: Festival Conference VIP Networking
PANAEXPO April 24 - 26, 2009

Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy Effective November 01, 2007

Panama Festivals S.A.. (PanaExpo(tm) and www.panaexpo.com) is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how Panama Festivals S.A.. collects, uses, retains and safeguards personal information, and states the company's commitment to collecting and using personal information responsibly.


Panama Festivals S.A.. is a Panamanian Corporation. It is duly registered and is operating in accordance with relevant laws and regulations of the Republic of Panama. Panama Festivals S.A.. is the sole owner of PanaExpo trademark, as well as www.panaexpo.com and affiliated websites. Panama Festivals S.A.. markets and promotes Panama as a destination for foreign tourism, business, investment, real estate and other Panamanian products and services by way of marketing events such as theme festivals, exhibitions, expositions, fairs, organized tours, as well as operation of PanaExpo websites and other media and any other current or future marketing means as the company deems appropriate.

Personal Information

Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. Personal information includes information that relates to their personal characteristics (i.e. age, income, contact and billing information, or information about individual activities and personal interests). Personal information, however, does not include business information (i.e. an individual's professional affiliation, designation or title, product or service offers, business address, phone number, or website), which is usually not protected by privacy legislation. All personal information will be collected fairly, by lawful means and for the purposes as specified in this policy. Panama Festivals S.A.. will not use any form of deception to obtain personal information.


Wherever possible and /or required by law, Panama Festivals S.A.. pledges to seek consent from the individuals when personal information is collected and used for marketing purposes. This consent will be documented as to when and how it is received. Consent will be obtained by lawful means from individuals at the time of collection, prior to the use or disclosure of the personal information. If the consent to the collection, use or disclosure was not obtained upon receipt of the information, consent will be obtained prior to the use or disclosure of that information. Panama Festivals S.A.. may collect certain personal information without consent where reasonable to do so and where permitted by law.

Purpose of collection / condition of product or service

Personal information will only be collected by Panama Festivals S.A.. to achieve and maintain the highest standard of delivery of its marketing events, marketing information services and activities. Panama Festivals S.A.. may, as a condition of a free product or service, such as free admission to PanaExpo marketing events, or delivery of other marketing information services, require an individual to consent to the collection and use of only such information as required to fulfill that specific purpose.

Opting-out (unsubscribe)

An individual may withdraw consent to the collection or use of personal information at any time, subject to discontinuation of service related to that consent. Each newsletter or group email will contain a link to allow the recipient to "unsubscribe" from the particular marketing information service carried out by the newsletter or email.

An individual not wishing to consent to collection and use of personal information as a condition of a free product or service will be given an option to purchase the product or service without disclosing personal information. Panama Festivals S.A.. will not withhold product or service solely for the reason of refusal of an individual to collect and use their personal information.

Safeguard of Personal information

Panama Festivals S.A.. does not share individuals' information with anyone except when lawfully obligated to do so, or when individual's prior consent has been obtained to allow sharing of personal information for the specific purpose of such consent.

Panama Festivals S.A.. does not rent, share, or exchange visitors email addresses or other contact information. Email addresses and other contact information collected upon registration or from comments and direct email contacts are never shared, or otherwise used for any marketing information services except with individual's prior consent. For the purpose of marketing information services such as distribution of newsletters or other group emails, email lists will be sent "blind copy".

Methods of protection and safeguards include, but are not limited to, locked filing cabinets, restricted access to offices, need-to-know access and technological measures including the use of passwords and firewalls. Employees and contractors whose work for Panama Festivals S.A.. requires having access to personal information are under contractual obligations with regards to safekeeping of such information.

Collection of aggregate not personally identifiable information

When you visit PanaExpo website as a guest, our server automatically collects limited amounts of standard information for traffic monitoring and statistical purposes. No personal information is collected on guest visits and individuals cannot be identified.

PanaExpo website also gathers and stores information that it collects through cookies, log files, clear gifs, and/or third parties to create an aggregate profile of visitors to the website. PanaExpo partners with other third parties to provide specific services, such as search engine optimization and marketing. For these purposes we share certain demographic information. Third parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information. PanaExpo reserves the right to share with our partners and advertisers and any aggregated demographic information and any other information that is not linked to personally identifiable information.

User Registration

Upon becoming a registered user you will enjoy the benefits of free admission to marketing events and personalized marketing information services tailored to your specific interests. In order to identify your interests and deliver only the most appropriate and useful service to you, PanaExpo registration form may ask you to provide some personal information about yourself. This information will be stored in PanaExpo database as personally identifiable information and maybe used in the future to provide offers and to improve the user-specific content of the site. PanaExpo does not sell or otherwise share users' personally identifiable information with anyone.

Upon registration we will also record the time of user's registration, the IP address, the operating system and the type of browser you are using to prevent abusive or mischievous multiple registrations.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on a user's computer tied to information about the user. As with most websites on the Internet, PanaExpo uses session ID cookies. For the session ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates. PanaExpo does not use cookies to identify specific individuals. Therefore, usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the website.

Log Files

As with most websites on the Internet, PanaExpo website may use log files. This includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses maybe tied to personally identifiable information to enable our web-based service and to provide security.

Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)

As with most websites on the Internet, PanaExpo website may employ a software technology called clear gifs (sometimes referred to as Web Beacons/Web Bugs) that help PanaExpo to better manage content on the website by informing it what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of users. The main difference between the two is that clear gifs are invisible on the page and are much smaller, about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. Clear gifs may or may not be tied to users' personally identifiable information.

In addition, as with most websites on the Internet, PanaExpo may also use clear gifs in its HTML-based emails to let it know which emails have been opened by the recipients. This allows PanaExpo to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. The emails will contain appropriate opt-out (unsubscribe) links.

Communications from the Site, Special Offers and Updates

PanaExpo sends all new registrants a welcoming email to verify user's email. All consenting registered users will occasionally receive marketing information services from PanaExpo such as newsletters or other group emails with information relevant to user's interests expressed in their registration information. These marketing information services will contain appropriate links to opt-out (unsubscribe) and to change preferences.

Non-promotional contacts and service announcements

On rare occasions it will be necessary to send out a service related announcement with non-promotional information. PanaExpo reserves the right to contact users regarding account status, changes to legal announcements, privacy policy, or any other policies, or for any non-promotional reason. Opting-out of these communications is generally not available, although users can deactivate their accounts.

Making changes to your personal information

You may update your personal information as necessary by following a related link in one of our newsletters or group emails. In addition, you may contact Panama Festivals S.A.. through Contact page at PanaExpo website.

Links to websites outside of PanaExpo

PanaExpo's website may contain links to other affiliated or non-affiliated sites. Please be aware that Panama Festivals S.A.. is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. Users and visitors are encouraged to investigate privacy policies on other websites that collect personal information. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by the PanaExpo website.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Panama Festivals S.A.. reserves the right to amend or change this Privacy Policy at any time at its sole discretion. It is user's responsibility to check this Privacy Policy for updates by clicking on the Privacy Policy link at our home page.

Legal disclaimer and application of law

This web site is a product of Panama Festivals S.A.., created and controlled by Panama Festivals S.A.. in the Republic of Panama. As such, the laws of the Republic of Panama will govern this policy and disclaimer, without giving effect to any principles of conflict of laws. The information on this website is provided as a resource to those interested in Panama opportunities. Panama Festivals S.A.. disclaims any representation or warranty, express or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness or fitness for a particular purpose of the information. Individuals and entities accessing this information assume full responsibility for the use of the information and understand and agree that Panama Festivals S.A.. is not liable for any claim, loss or damage arising from the use of this information. Reference to specific products, processes or services does not constitute or imply recommendation or endorsement by Panama Festivals S.A.. Panama Festivals S.A.. reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.

CLICK HERE for complete copy of Terms of Use.

All rights not explicitly granted are hereby reserved © PanaExpo™ 2007-2009
*PanaExpo™ is a trade mark of Panama Festivals S.A.


  Register Now and get Free Tickets to PanaExpo

Tell your friends about PanaExpo

Infor for Professionals




PanaExpo By Tour


Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Weather in Panama and Canada


Visitors Content:Why Panama | Why Now | FREE Admission | Tell a Friend

Exibitors Content: Why Canada | Why Now | Exhibitor Registration | Exclusive Sponsorships | Visa Canadiense | Travel to Canada
  © Copyright 2007-2009, PanaExpo™ 2009. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use