The Affiliated Associations of America (AAOA) provides this Privacy Statement in order to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy. This Privacy Statement describes the information we collect and our procedures regarding use and disclosure of this information.
NOTE: YOU MAY NOT PROVIDE INFORMATION TO US UNLESS YOU ARE AT LEAST 13 YEARS OF AGE AND A RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. BY PROVIDING INFORMATION YOU CONSENT TO THE POLICIES AND PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT.
Cookies: A Cookie is a randomly generated unique number placed on your computer. It allows us to identify your computer without requiring your disclosure of any Non-Public Personal Information. Cookies make it possible to both store and retrieve information through your internet browser. A Cookie itself cannot read information off a hard drive or read Cookie files from other sites.
General Information: General Information is information that does not itself reveal your identity. General Information may include, without limitation: generic business type; SIC code; information derived from publicly available databases (such as Dun and Bradstreet); user behavior on our Web site; and aggregated generic information.
Non-Public Personal Information: Non-Public Personal Information is any non-public information you provide to us or our Partners that is proprietary or identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate you or someone at your business. Non-Public Personal Information may include, without limitation: name; address; phone number; e-mail address; credit card number; account information; voting behavior; spending patterns; and individual tastes and preferences.
Partners: Partners are individuals or entities we engage to help us carry out our mission.
What information is collected?
We collect the Non-Public Personal Information you provide to our Partners or us. We also collect your General Information.
How do we use and disclose your Non-Public Personal Information?
Unless otherwise required by law, we use and disclose your Non-Public Personal Information only as necessary to carry out our mission and to advance the interests of our members. This may include, without limitation: selectively sharing your Non-Public Personal Information with our Partners; alerting you of relevant legislative and political initiatives; notifying you of the benefits of AAOA membership offered by our Partners; and updating you about our objectives and advocacy practices.
WE WILL NOT SELL OR OTHERWISE DISCLOSE YOUR NON-PUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ANY THIRD PARTY UNLESS SUCH THIRD PARTY IS PERFORMING SERVICES FOR, OR, ON OUR BEHALF AND IS BOUND BY AN OBLIGATION OF CONFIDENTIALITY.
Who are some of our Partners?
We have negotiated agreements with Benefit Partners who will offer you access and discounts on a variety of products and services. We periodically engage call centers, mailing houses, printers, research firms and other third-party representatives to assist us in providing service to our members.
How do we use and disclose your General Information?
General Information about you and your AAOA membership is used and disclosed in several ways. It allows us to measure our members\' participation in our programs through many different demographic indicators. General Information collected on our Web site, and through member benefit requests may be used to internally help administer the Web site and detect server problems.
How do we protect the confidentiality of your Non-Public Personal Information?
We have taken reasonable steps to assign passwords, encrypt sensitive data and protect our databases, servers and other information storage locations from unauthorized access. Our employees and the people who do business with us are trained and required to follow our written policies regarding the use and disclosure of your Non-Public Personal Information. Those who do not follow these practices are subject to disciplinary action. Information is restricted to those who need it to do their job and we follow safeguards to ensure that your information is secure. Whenever possible, we limit the disclosure of information about you.
How can you opt-out of receiving e-mails, mail, phone calls and/or faxes from us?
We may periodically contact you via e-mail, phone, mail and/or fax regarding various topics. Should you wish to suspend this service, you may "opt-out" on our Web site, or you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-866-968-0545, or at 8763 148th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052 and we will promptly remove your contact information from the respective distribution list. In addition, each e-mail or fax you receive will contain instructions on how to unsubscribe from a particular e-mail or fax service.
Will this Privacy Statement change?
We periodically review our privacy practices. This Privacy Statement may be revised at any time. Notice of a revision to the Privacy Statement will be prominently displayed on our Web site at www.myaaoabenefits.com.
A primary purpose of Cookies is convenience. For example, a Cookie informs our server that you have returned to our Web site. Because the Cookie allows our server to recall your unique information on subsequent visits, you will not be required to enter your username and password. We recommend that you enable the Cookies on your browser. In no event will a Cookie discover any of your Non-Public Personal Information without your knowledge.
What is our linking policy?
Our Web site may contain links to other destinations on the Internet. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of any other party. We strongly encourage you to read the privacy policies of each and every Web site that collects Non-Public Personal Information.
How can you change or remove your Non-Public Personal Information?
You may remove or revise your Non-Public Personal Information through our Web site. You may also contact us at email@example.com, 1-866-968-0545, or at 8763 148th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052 and we will immediately revise or remove your Non-public Personal Information. Unless you instruct us otherwise, we will archive your Non-Public Personal Information indefinitely.
Access to and Correction of Information.
Generally, when you make a written request, we will make available for your review personal information we have about you. Information collected in connection with, or in anticipation of, any claim against us or legal proceeding will not be made available. If you notify us that the information is incorrect, we will review it. If we agree, we will correct our records. If we do not agree, you may submit a short statement of dispute, which we will include in any future disclosure of that information. We will notify others we have shared information with of any corrections we make to your records.
Our policy is to limit the disclosure of information to only that amount necessary to conduct business and provide you with member benefits and services. If your circumstances require special limits on disclosure, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-866-968-0545, or at 8763 148th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052.
If you have questions or comment about this policy please contact our office at: 1-866-968-0545
Affiliated Associations of America
10510 NE Northup Way
Kirkland, WA 98033