The Website may passively collect information that is automatically sent to us by your web browser in order to provide a more personalised website experience. This information may include your domain name and user name.
Each browser accessing the Website may be given a unique cookie which is then used to determine the extent of repeat usage, usage by a registered user versus by an unregistered user, and to help develop content based on user interests and behaviour. We may also measure certain traffic patterns, which areas of the Website you have visited, and your visiting patterns in the aggregate. We may use this research to understand how our users’ habits are similar or different from one another so that we can make each new experience on the Website a better one. We may use this information to better personalise the content users see on our Website.
AEPW will not share with a third party, any information collected on this website for direct marketing purposes. Because of the nature of the Internet, we may transmit the information to another country for purposes other than direct marketing, such as for storage or because of where our servers are located. We may also use it to investigate security breaches or cooperate with authorities pursuant to a legal matter. We may also remove all the personally identifiable information and use the rest for historical, statistical or scientific purposes.
If you e-mail us, you are voluntarily releasing personal information to us. For example, your e-mail address may be used by AEPW to respond to you. It is AEPW’s policy to not disclose externally with third parties personal information collected through our Website, except in the following instances:
- The personal information provided to us may be transferred, disclosed, or shared with third parties engaged by us specifically to handle and deliver certain activities and perform other technical and processing functions, such as sending e-mail or otherwise operating our site. They have access to information needed to perform their functions, but are not to use it for other purposes.
- Personal information provided to us through correspondence may be shared (as appropriate) with other interested parties, including our members.
- We may also disclose personal information to third parties and our members (1) when required by law or when the information is pertinent to judicial/government investigations or proceedings; (2) to protect and defend our rights and property; or (3) when necessary to protect our interests, our Website, the safety of its users, or the public.
Other than as set forth above, we currently do not intend to share your personal information with third parties for other purposes. However, in the future we may disclose personal information you have provided to third parties for additional purposes. In the event we do, we will provide notices of such use to our users.