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AVAIA Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. We want you to use AVAIA’s tools, and resources with complete confidence. We have created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy and security. This Privacy Policy describes how AVAIA collects information from all end users of AVAIA services (the "Services") -- those who access some of our Services but do not have accounts ("Members"), as well as those who pay a fee to subscribe to the Services ("Clients"). It describes what we do with the information we collect, and the choices Members and Clients have concerning the collection and use of such information. This Privacy Policy forms part of the Terms of Use. The following discloses our information and dissemination practices within our companies and websites.

 
Last revised: June 2009
 
Introduction
We are committed to respecting your online privacy and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") you share with us.
 
Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, personal profile, a home or other physical address and an email address or other contact information, whether at work or at home. If you would like to receive any email notifications or updates from us, please register and provide your email address.
 
Finally, we may disclose your Personal Information if we have a good faith belief that disclosure of such information is helpful or reasonably necessary to i) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, ii) enforce our Terms of Service including investigations of potential violations thereof, iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or iv) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of AVAIA, its users, yourself or the public.
 
AVAIA collects information in different ways from Visitors and Members who access the various parts of our Services. We use this information primarily to provide a customized experience as you use our Services, and generally do not share this information with third parties. However, we may disclose personal information collected if we have received your permission beforehand or in very special circumstances, such as when we believe that law requires such disclosure or other special cases described below.
 
Third-Party Sites
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.
 
The use of these technologies by these third party ad servers is subject to their own privacy policies and is not covered by our Privacy Policy.
 
Our privacy policies are reviewed annually and updated to reflect any material changes.
 
Use of Cookies
Some of our Site pages utilize "cookies" and other tracking technologies. A "cookie" is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about Site activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal Information previously indicated by a Site user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.
 
You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter certain identifying information, should we in the future require such information, to gain access to certain parts of the Site.
 
Tracking technologies may record information such as Internet domain and host names; Internet protocol (IP) addresses; browser software and operating system types; clickstream patterns; and dates and times that our Site is accessed. Our use of cookies and other tracking technologies allows us to improve our Site and your web experience.
 
Advertisers and partners may also use their own cookies. We do not control the use of these cookies and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them.
 
Security
AVAIA makes extensive use of firewall barriers, encryption techniques and authentication procedures for Client-Only site access at . Only active customers may have access to our proprietary material. We may also place cookies or similar files on your hard drive for security purposes to confirm your right to access and to facilitate site navigation. All our employees and data processors that have access to, and are associated with the processing of your Personal Information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your information.
 
Your Consent
By using this Site, you consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy and to AVAIA\'s processing of Personal Information for the purposes given above. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of our Site following the posting of changes to these terms means you accept these changes.
 
Responses to Email Inquiries
When Visitors or Members send email inquiries to AVAIA, we use the return email address to answer the email inquiry we receive. AVAIA does not use the return email address for any other purpose and does not share the return email address with any third party.
 
Special Cases
It is AVAIA’s policy not to use or share personal information about Visitors, Members, and Clients in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses. However, AVAIA may disclose personal information about Visitors or Members, or information regarding your use of the Services or Web sites accessible through our Services, for any reason if, in our sole discretion, we believe that it is reasonable to do so, including: to satisfy laws, such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, regulations, or governmental or legal requests for such information; to disclose information that is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Acceptable Use Policy or other user policies; to operate the Services properly; or to protect AVAIA and our Clients.
 
Data Security
Services and Web sites we sponsor have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. While we make every effort to ensure the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-party "hackers" from illegally obtaining this information.
 
Where to Direct Questions About AVAIA’s Privacy Policy
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices described herein, you may contact us via email at help@avaresearch.com
 
Revisions to This Policy
AVAIA, LLC reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this policy and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner. Notice of any revision, amendment, or modification will be posted in accordance with the Internet Service Agreement.
 
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