Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Gordon * Howard Associates, Inc. dba “PASSTIME” values the privacy of those who visit our website and purchase our products, software and services online. We think it is important for you to understand when and why we collect personally identifiable information and how we may use it. This PASSTIME Privacy Policy describes PASSTIME data collection and use policies. Please read the entire PASSTIME Privacy Policy before providing any personally identifiable information to us.


In general, you can visit PASSTIME’s web pages without telling us who you are or revealing any Personal Information about yourself. PASSTIME collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address, only if you provide this information to us voluntarily. The voluntary information we collect is used for internal verification to complete transactions, ensure appropriate legal use of our products and licensed PASSTIME software, provide notification to licensees about updates to PASSTIME’s and our Affiliates’ software, data, services, and to help provide technical and product support to our users. Where appropriate, PASSTIME may pass this data to a PASSTIME international distributor who provides the above services in your country, or to a PASSTIME Affiliate whose software, data, and services provide solutions to meet your needs. Our Affiliates are also committed to protecting personally identifiable information as described in their privacy statements/policies.

PASSTIME may also use your name, address, and e-mail to send you marketing materials, user conference information, and newsletters unless you notify us that you do not want to receive these materials. Occasionally, PASSTIME may use the services of bonded mailing houses that are authorized to use your personally identifiable data only for the benefit of PASSTIME and its Affiliates.

While browsing the PASSTIME website, you may be able to access the websites of third parties through a hyperlink. PASSTIME assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices at such third party websites and suggests you review the privacy statements/policies on such websites before sharing your personally identifiable data.


Certain information, such as the Internet protocol address of your computer, may be stored through the use of “cookies” intended to speed access to PASSTIME information and services. A cookie is a short piece of data that can be used to tell us when you visit our websites and track your browsing habits. PASSTIME does not use cookies to store information such as credit card numbers, telephone numbers, or other sensitive information UNLESS YOU VOLUNTARILY AUTHORIZE US TO STORE THIS INFORMATION FOR FUTURE BILLING PURPOSES. If you do voluntarily authorize to store that information, PASSTIME will not share that information with anyone except to process payment of sums due and owing under the contract you have with us. A cookie is not an executable program and cannot do anything to your machine. To maintain your privacy, you can disable your browser’s ability to accept cookies.

During the installation process for certain PASSTIME software, information may be placed on your hard drive. This is done to enable the proper functioning of the software and ensure it is used only when properly licensed. Certain PASSTIME sites and software installation may require registration to gain access to special services, license keys, or other features. This information will be used to provide support and deliver specialized services.

PASSTIME also collects personally identifiable information you provide when you order and register its line of products, supporting software, data, or services; order newsletters; register for training or conferences; or make requests that require a direct response to you.


PASSTIME will contact you or send you marketing information about products, software or services unless you notify PASSTIME that you do not wish to receive it. You may notify us by sending an e-mail to as indicated below. Keep in mind, however, that you may not receive information on the PASSTIME products and software or other valuable information as a result of your election to be removed from mailing lists.

Other than as described in this PASSTIME Privacy Policy, PASSTIME will not disclose your personally identifiable information unless required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of PASSTIME, or (3) as part of a transfer of assets to a successor in interest.

Except as stated herein, PASSTIME’s corporate policy is not to rent, sell, or otherwise permit access by third parties to databases composed of your personally identifiable information.


PASSTIME will permit you to access information about you in our database by contacting If you believe any of the information is incorrect or needs updating, please advise us. We will correct our records upon verification of the requested change. If you no longer wish to receive e-mail or postal notifications about software, services, or special promotions, please let us know by sending an e-mail to us at and specifying that you do not want to receive these notifications. Please provide us with your exact name and address as well as a description of the publication or mail piece you received. We will use reasonable efforts to refrain from including you when sending marketing materials to PASSTIME clients by noting your election in our database.

Text Messages

By providing your cell phone number, you have provided PASSTIME with consent to send you text messages in conjunction with the services you have requested.

Msg frequency varies by acct/preference. Msg&data rates may apply.
To opt-out, Text STOP to 45776. An opt-out confirmation message will be sent back to you.
To request support, Text HELP to 45776 or email us at
MMS – If your phone doesn’t support MMS, You’ll receive SMS instead.

Supported Carriers
This program is supported by Alltel, AT&T, Boost, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, MetroPCS, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undeliverable messages. Products & services are compatible with AT&T handsets.


PASSTIME will take reasonable and prudent precautions to ensure that your personally identifiable data is protected against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.


If you believe for any reason that PASSTIME has not followed these principles, please contact us at and PASSTIME will act promptly to investigate, correct as appropriate, and advise you of the correction. Please identify the issue as a Privacy Policy concern in your communication to PASSTIME.

Your Consent

By using this website, you consent to the terms of our online Privacy Policy and to PASSTIME’s processing of Personal Information for the purposes given above as well as those explained where PASSTIME collects Personal Information on the Web. Should the Online Privacy Policy change, we intend to take every reasonable step to ensure that these changes are brought to your attention by posting all changes prominently on our website for a reasonable period of time.