Information About All AUS Visitors
AUS may collect certain information from and about its users in several ways – directly from you, from our Web server logs, and with cookies or other forms of passive data gathering.
User-Supplied Information: There are several areas in the Website where we collect personal information from you on a voluntary basis. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable that is not otherwise publicly available, such as your name, address, e-mail address, mailing address or phone numbers. We may collect this information at the following times: (i) when you register to receive communications from this Website (ii) when you seek information about or purchase products offered through this Website; (iii) when you enter promotions or sweepstakes offered by this Website; and (iv) when you provide personal information to us through feedback, survey, or other forms hosted on this Website.
Third Parties: We may receive tracking information about you from third parties (such as age, gender and interests) used primarily to enhance your experience using the website and its services.
Server Log Information: When you visit an Internet Website, you disclose certain information about yourself, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the time of your visit, and the referring location (e.g., the website or page that offered a link to an AUS page). Like many other websites, AUS records this basic information about visits to this Website.
AUS may also collect passive data, such as clickstream data or a user’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, operating system, browser type, time and date of visit and page views. Clickstream data is a term defined to include a record of clicked selections and other mouse activities within the Website.
You should remember that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, such as on message boards, through e-mail, discussion groups, or in chat areas, your information can be collected and used by others. Although AUS tries to protect your personal information, AUS cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords you set up and/or any account information.
How and When Information is Used:
We use information in different ways, depending on the type of information:
User-Supplied Information: This information is used for purposes such as personalization and verification. We also use this information to improve our internal operations, as well as to ensure that we: (i) bill you properly; (ii) administer your account in accordance with your agreements with us, including processing and fulfilling your purchases of products; (iii) customize the advertising and content that you see; (iv) properly perform any services you have requested; and (v) communicate with you about this Website, our products, your orders and deliveries and service announcements.
AUS may establish contractual relations with third parties where, subject to confidentiality agreements, such parties work on behalf of AUS to further the performance objectives of this Website.
AUS may supplement the personal information you submit to us with information obtained from third parties.
Server Log Information: This information helps us identify which areas of our Website are of interest to our visitors. AUS may also collect the Internet [Protocol] (IP) addresses of its visitors for the purposes of system administration.
Cookies and Passive Data Collection: We may use to let you use our Website more easily and to let us keep track of certain statistical information that helps us improve this Website. Cookies also allow us to save preferences for you, so that you will not have to re-enter them the next time you visit.
AUS may disclose any of the information collected from you through this Website in order to: (i) comply with applicable laws; (ii) respond to government inquiries; (iii) comply with valid legal process; and (iv) protect the rights or property of AUS, the Website or Purchasers.
THIS WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY INDIVIDUALS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE. ACCORDINGLY, AUS DOES NOT KNOWINGLY COLLECT, USE, OR DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT INDIVIDUALS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE.
Third Party Links
WHILE AUS STRIVES TO SELECT THIRD PARTY PARTNERS WHO HAVE OR SHARE THE SAME STANDARDS IN REGARDS TO PRIVACY POLICIES COMPARABLE TO ITS OWN, THE USER AGREES THAT WITH RESPECT TO THOSE THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE WEBSITES AUS LINKS TO, AUS DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY REGARDING THE SAME, NOR WILL AUS BE RESPONSIBLE TO THE USER OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR OTHER MATERIAL THAT MAY BE SOLD, LICENSED, DISTRIBUTED OR PROMOTED BY SUCH THIRD PARTIES OR ON SUCH WEBSITES, OR FOR ANY CONTENT ON SUCH WEBSITES. AUS ENCOURAGES VISITORS OF THESE WEBSITES TO REVIEW THE PRIVACY POLICIES POSTED ON THESE WEBSITES.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Accordingly, while we strive to protect your personal information, AUS cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. You transmit all such information at your own risk. However, once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our servers.
Questions regarding the above statement should be directed to AUS for clarification.