Last Updated: August 9th, 2018
Information We Collect
We may collect identifying information from or about you in connection with your use of, participation with, or your submissions to, the Site (collectively, the “Collected Information”). Collected Information includes, without limitation, any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, physical address, business name, phone number, email address, and credit card number (and related information such as expiration date). If you are a parent or guardian of a minor, you may also be asked to provide certain Collected Information about such minor in order to obtain the services available on the Site. We use the information we collect to provide the services available via the Site. In order to continuously improve services, we may also ask you to provide additional information regarding your demographics, interests, and contact preferences.
Cookies and Usage Reports
By placing a small file known as a “cookie” on your device, Company’s and its third party service providers’ servers passively gather information about all visitors’ use of the Site for several reasons, including, but not limited to: statistics collection and analysis, Site optimization, analytics (as described below), market research, and maintenance of user login information. The information that we and our third party service providers track with cookies includes, but is not limited to, the type of browser (such as Google Chrome or Internet Explorer) and Internet-connected devices being used to access the Site, your Internet protocol (“IP”) address, your home domain or Internet service provider, your referrer URL (which is the URL for the Site that you were viewing prior to visiting the Site), how you were directed to the Site, which specific pages you access on the Site, how long you view each page, the time and date you access the Site and the total number of visitors to the Site and any portions thereof. We, and/or our third party service providers, may use the information collected from cookies or similar files on your computer for security purposes (such as authentication), to facilitate site navigation and to personalize your experience while visiting the Site. This data helps us and our third party service providers improve our respective product and services.
Most popular Internet browser applications will allow you to configure the browser so as not to accept cookies. However, setting your browser to reject cookies may, in certain instances, prevent you from taking full advantage of the Site (or some portion thereof) and its capabilities, or cause some features of the Site to function improperly or more slowly.
Google Analytics and Web Beacons
Some of the areas of the Site may contain electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes known as clear gifs) that allow Company, and its third party providers or affiliates, to count and track users who have visited certain portions of the Site. Web beacons collect only limited information and do not collect any of your personal information. Specifically, Company plans to use a type of web beacon known as a “retargeting pixel,” which will allow users to receive targeted advertising from Company via certain social media Sites, including Facebook.com.
We appreciate your questions and comments about the Site and our services and welcome your messages at our “Contact Us” page, which you can find at https://aaf.com/contact/ . If you correspond with Company through the Site or via email, the Collected Information may include the content of, and metadata regarding, any correspondence you may have with us. We may archive your message for a certain period of time or discard it.
How Can I Opt-Out of Promotional Correspondence?
If you would no longer like to receive information, newsletters or other promotional messages from us, please click the link at the bottom of any such email you receive from us and follow the instructions, or alternatively you may contact us at email@example.com with the word “UNSUBSCRIBE” or “REMOVE” in the subject line. Your email address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in process.
How Do We Use The Information That We Collect?
- you expressly authorize Company to do so,
- it is necessary to allow Company’s service providers, agents, or other third parties to provide products or services for or to Company,
- it is necessary in order to provide the Site or our services,
- We are sending you other information that may be useful to you,
- subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing services on Company’s behalf or to other entities with whom we have joint marketing agreements,
- it is necessary to protect the confidentiality or security of your records,
- it is necessary in connection with other business purposes including, without limitation, verifying identity, age, and/or payment details, investigating complaints about the Site, risk assessment, security, fraud and crime prevention/detection, monitoring, research and analysis, marketing, customer purchasing preferences and trends and dispute resolution,
- it is necessary to comply with law enforcement, governmental mandate, or other legal requirement, if appropriate, for your protection or in connection with an investigation or prosecution of possible unlawful activity,
- subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, it is necessary in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Company or the merger of Company into another entity or any consolidation, share exchange, combination, reorganization, or like transaction in which Company is not the survivor, or
- it is otherwise necessary for Company to disclose it as required or permitted by law.
With Whom Do We Share Information That We Collect?
For any purchases that you make with us, it will be necessary for us to share some of your Collected Information with the third party payment processors in order to process your requested transaction.
Company may use and disclose certain aggregated, anonymized information, such as Site usage data, to our trusted business partners. Such information may also be shared with other users or the general public for advertising, informational, or comparison purposes.
We may also disclose Collected Information if we become subject to a subpoena or court order, or if we are otherwise legally required to disclose information. We may also use and disclose Collected Information to establish or exercise our legal rights, to enforce any of our terms of service, to assert and defend against legal claims, or if we believe such disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding actual or suspected illegal or fraudulent activities or potential threats to the physical safety or well-being of any person.
As Company grows and develops its business, it is possible that its corporate structure or organization might change or that it might merge or otherwise combine with, or that it or portions of its business might be acquired by, another company. In any such transactions, customer information generally is, and should be expected to be, one of the transferred business assets. Also, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, your information may be considered a company asset that may be sold or transferred to third parties.
Sweepstakes, Promotions, Contests & Surveys
On the Site, you may wish to participate in certain online polls, surveys, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions that may be offered from time to time by us, a partner, or other entity through which you are using the Site. Participation in these polls, surveys, contests, sweepstakes and promotions is completely voluntary; you have a choice about whether or not to disclose information required to enter. Information requested may include Collected Information such as your name, address, date of birth, phone number, mobile phone number, e-mail address, username, and/or similar information. We use the information you provide to administer the polls, surveys, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions. Subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, we also may use the information to communicate with you about our services or products. Any information that you submit to one of our partners or another entity through which you are using the Site in the course of any poll, survey, contest, sweepstakes, or promotion offered by any third party shall be fully at your own risk, and Company disclaims all responsibility for any losses, liability, damages, or expenses that may arise from your submission of such information
When submitting information, corresponding, making requests for information, and otherwise interacting with Company and its representatives through or in connection with the Site, you choose what information to supply or submit, whether you wish to receive further information, and how you may be contacted. Please take care to share only such information as is needed or that you believe is appropriate. Any promotional email we send to you will contain a link which will allow you to opt out of receiving any further correspondence. If you have created an online account, you may also change your correspondence preferences by logging into your account.
Protecting Your Information
Additionally, in the event that we offer a social engagement feature on the Site, please be aware that these areas may allow you to post, and share with other users, certain messages, content, or other information. We encourage you to be wary of giving out any personal information, or any personal information of others to which you may have access, in such forums. The information you post can be collected and used by other people. We cannot guarantee the privacy and safety of these areas and are therefore not responsible for any information you choose to post. Your use of these features is fully at your own risk.
Social Media Platforms
The Site is intended for a general audience. We do not intentionally collect information about children under 13 years of age without parental consent, and we do not knowingly collect information about children or sell products to children. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must ask your parent or guardian to assist you in using the Site. Furthermore, we may restrict entries to any contests, sweepstakes or promotions to entrants who are at least 18 years of age. For children under the age of 13 to participate in a trip or activity offered through the Site, such child’s parent or guardian must provide the information necessary for that child to participate in such trip or activity.
Visiting The Site From Outside The United States
California Residents’ Privacy Rights
Residents of the State of California may request a list of all third parties to whom we have disclosed certain personal information (as defined by California law) during the preceding year for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and want such a list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For all requests, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. Please note that we will not accept requests via telephone, and we are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or have not been sent properly, or that do not have complete information. Please allow 30 days for a response.
Do Not Track Requests
For More Information
If you have any questions or suggestions about the Site, Company, our services, or our privacy practices, please contact us at email@example.com.