(30th April, 2012)

This website is owned and managed by Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, hereby referred to as ‘the Company’. The Company is committed to respecting your privacy and complying with applicable data protection and privacy laws. You can visit our website without disclosing any personally identifiable information about yourself. If you do submit personal information you can be assured that we will use your personal information only to support your continuing relationship with the Company. We have provided this Privacy Policy statement to help you understand how we collect, use and protect your information when you visit our website.

Personal Information Collection

We endeavor to collect and use your personal information only with your knowledge and consent and typically when you make customer enquiries, register for information or other services, request product information, submit a job application or when you respond to communications from us (such as questionnaires or surveys). The type of personal information we may collect could include, for example, your name and postal address, date of birth, gender, telephone and fax numbers, or email address. If you choose to provide us with personal information it will be used in support of the intended purposes stated at the time at which it was collected, and subject to any preferences indicated by you.
The Company does not purposely collect any information about visitors to this website who are under eighteen years of age and/or who are non-smokers.

How will we use your information?

You acknowledge that by providing data to us, you consent to the processing of your data in accordance with this Privacy Policy statement. However, you can contact us at anytime to have your details removed – the choice is yours.

When will we disclose your information to others?

We may disclose information about you to; (i) companies designated as ‘Affiliates’ or ‘Associates of Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, ‘ for the purposes and subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy statement; and (ii) in the event that we undergo re-organization or are sold to a third party, in which case you agree that any personal information we hold about you may be transferred to that re-organized entity or third party for the purposes and subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy statement. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy statement, ‘Affiliates’ or ‘Associates’ means any company or other entity which directly or indirectly controls Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited , or is directly or indirectly controlled by any entity that controls of the Company, or is directly or indirectly controlled by the Company.

Please note that the Company does not sell or pass your personal information to third parties (other than as set out in the paragraph above) unless you have given us permission.

The Company may also be obliged to disclose your personal information to meet any legal or regulatory requirements or obligations in accordance with applicable law.

Information Security

The Company recognizes that its customers are increasingly concerned about how companies protect personal information from misuse and abuse and about privacy in general. The Company is constantly reviewing and enhancing its technical, physical and managerial procedures and rules to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, accidental loss and/or destruction. We use industry standard secure sockets layer (SSL) technology, for example, to encrypt sensitive.
Please be aware that communications over the Internet, such as emails/webmails, are not secure unless they have been encrypted. Your communications may route through a number of countries before being delivered – this is the nature of the World Wide Web/Internet. The Company cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorized access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.

Privacy Support

The Company reserves the right to amend or modify this Privacy Policy statement at any time and/or in response to changes in applicable data protection and privacy legislation. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect most such changes will be minor. Regardless, we will post any Privacy Policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of Privacy Policy changes). Each version of this Privacy Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date, and we will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.

If you have any enquiry about Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited’s data protection and privacy policy or practices, please write to us at: Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, Fourth Floor, Bahria Complex III, M.T. Khan Road, Karachi 74000.

Monitoring and/or recording of your communications

Monitoring or recording of your emails and other communications may take place in accordance with the laws of Pakistan and PMI policies, in particular for national security purposes or business purposes, such as for quality control and training, to ensure effective systems operation and in order to prevent or detect crime.

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