Collection of your Personal Information
AIS may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
If you purchase AIS's products and services, we may collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction. AIS may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:
- other demographic information
We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through AIS's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
AIS encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from AIS so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. AIS is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the AIS website.
Use of your Personal Information
AIS collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and/or deliver the services you have requested and/or other purposes.
AIS may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from AIS and its affiliates. AIS may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
AIS may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AIS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
AIS may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within AIS, in order to determine what AIS services are the most popular. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising within AIS to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
AIS will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on AIS or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AIS; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AIS, or the public.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by AIS. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the AIS website.
The AIS website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize AIS pages, or register with AIS site or services, a cookie helps AIS to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same AIS website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the AIS features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the AIS services or websites you visit.
Children Under Thirteen
AIS does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen you may not use this website.
Changes to this Statement
AIS may occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback or for other reasons. AIS encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how AIS is protecting your information.
AIS welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that AIS has not adhered to this Statement, please contact AIS at:
Effective as of January 01, 2003