Information Collected If You Only Browse This SiteIf you do nothing during your visit to our web site but browse, read
pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain
information about your visit. This information does not identify you
personally. We automatically collect and store the following
information about your visit:
- The Internet Protocol Address and domain name used.
- The type of browser and operating system you used;
- The date and time you visited this site;
- The web pages or services you accessed at this site; and
- The web site you visited prior to coming to this web site.
Information is collected for statistical purposes and to help manage
the site. The web site may use software programs to create summary
statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what
information is of most and least interest, determining technical design
specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service
remains available to all users, the web site may employ software
programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts
to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Except for
authorized law enforcement investigations and the security purposes
mentioned elsewhere in this notice, no other attempts are made to
identify individual users or their usage habits.
What We Collect If You Volunteer Information
If during your visit to our web site you purchase products,
participate in a survey, send a message, participate in a Site hosted
mailing list or web-based discussion, or perform some other transaction
on our site, the following additional information will be collected:
- Information about products and services purchased.
- The e-mail address, and contents of the e-mail, for those who
communicate with us via e-mail or who participate in a Site hosted
mailing list or web-based discussion.
- Information volunteered in response to a survey.
- Information volunteered through an online form for any other purpose.
- Information volunteered by participating in an online transaction with AIM.
We may use your e-mail address to respond to you. Online discussion
lists or "threads" are maintained and controlled in the site.
Information provided for a transaction is used only for the purpose of
completing and recording the transaction. Information requested will be
no more specific than if a visitor were engaging in the transaction by
other means, including by telephone or in-person while visiting a AIM facility. In all cases, AIM strives to collect the minimum information necessary.
AIM does not sell, rent or otherwise
distribute visitor's information, including electronic mail addresses,
to any outside company or organization, unless legally required to do
so. This applies to information that may be collected on the site and
on that of any third party with whom AIM contracts
to provide Internet related services.
Personal Information and Choice
You may choose whether to provide personal information online.
"Personal information" is information about a natural person that is
readily identifiable to that specific individual. Personal information
includes such things as an individual's name, address, and phone
number. A domain name or Internet Protocol address is not considered
We collect no personal information about you unless you voluntarily
provide it to us by sending us e-mail, participating in a survey,
completing an online form, or engaging in an online transaction. You
may choose not to contact us by e-mail, participate in a survey,
provide personal information using an online form, or engage in an
electronic transaction. However, some information available through
this site is specific to individual users. Visitors interested in
viewing this user specific information are requested to sign up for a
password-protected account. Your choice to not participate in these
activities will not impair your ability to browse, read, or download
general information provided on the site. Information protected on this
site by a password, which is subject to disclosure, may be obtained by
contacting the company directly.
If you believe that your personal information is being used for
a purpose other than what was intended when submitted, you may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.