Here's the punch line:
We will NEVER sell you data to advertisers
Now the super nerdy legal stuff
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We may collect the following personal information from you:
Contact information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number
Billing information such as credit card number, and billing address
Unique identifiers such as user name, account number, password
Preference information such as order history, marketing preferences
As is true of most web sites, we automatically gather information about your computer such as your IP address, browser type, referring/exit pages, and operating system.
We use (or may use) this information to:
Fulfill your order
Send you an order confirmation
Administer your account
Send you a newsletter
Send you marketing communications
Administer contests and sweepstakes you entered, and notify you if you won
Respond to your questions and concerns
Improve our website and marketing efforts
Conduct research and analysis
Information Obtained from Third Parties
If you provide us personal information about others, or if others give us your information, we will only use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided to us.
We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as analytics or customer service. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
We may also disclose your personal information:
as required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process
when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
Third Party E-Commerce Solutions Provider
We may use a third party e-commerce solutions provider. They may host our ordering system, and collect your billing information directly from you for the purpose of processing your order. This company does not use this information for any other purpose.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
Our web site may contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our site is used and may be used in some of our emails to let us know which emails and links have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our customer communications and marketing campaigns.
We may use a third party to gather information about how users use our web site. For example, we analyze how many users access a specific page and which links they clicked on. We use this aggregated information to understand and optimize how our site is used.
Links to Other Web Sites
Our site may include links to other web sites whose privacy practices may differ from ours. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any web site you visit.
Member’s Use of Information
You are only authorized to create an account with us if you are a student, member, attendee or employee of one of our member organizations (“Members”). We are not responsible for any of our Member’s use of information provided by you through your use of the Aware Platform Service. You acknowledge sole responsibility and assume all risk arising from any Member’s use of such information.
When we collect personal information directly from you, we follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy at any time.