Collection of Information
In general, AVA only collects personal information from you when you voluntarily provide it to us by (1) registering on the Website; (2) participating in one of the discussion forums; (3) subscribing to one of the services, such as news, media, and magazine services; (4) ordering products from the Online Product Catalog; (5) making product or service inquiries; and (6) contacting AVA (including the webmaster, customer service representatives, or other employees) by email. In connection with these activities, AVA may collect personal information from you, including, but not limited to, your name, physical address, e-mail address, username, password, a picture of you, certain preference information (such as favorite URLs), whether or not you are a AVA member, purchase information from the Online Product Catalog, telephone number, fax number, company name, title, tax jurisdiction, credit card number, and credit card expiration date.
As part of the standard operation of the Website, AVA may collect certain non-personal information from you including, but not limited to, your browser type (e.g., Netscape or Internet Explorer), operating system (e.g., Windows or Macintosh), Internet service provider, IP address, and the domain name from which you accessed the Website (e.g., yahoo.org).
You are always free to decline cookies, but in doing so you may not be able to use certain features on the Website. The "help" segment of the toolbar on most browsers explains how to configure a browser to not accept new cookies, how to have the browser inform a user when they receive a new cookie, and how to erase cookies from their hard drives.
Use of Information
AVA may use the information collected from you for any of the following purposes: (1) to facilitate your use of the Website and better understand your needs; (2) to process and fulfill your orders for certain products and services; (3) to respond to your inquiries or requests for information about the products and services; (4) to send you information, promotional materials, and offers from AVA as well as from its subsidiaries and affiliates; (5) to contact visitors to the Website when necessary; (6) to help address problems with the Website; (7) to administer the Website; (8) to conduct internal reviews of the Website (e.g., to determine the number of visitors to specific pages within the site); (9) to help us better understand visitors' use of the Website; and (10) to protect the security or integrity of the Website.
Non-personal information will be used for these purposes as well to monitor the Website and provide a greater online experience for the visitors.
Disclosure of Information
AVA does not direct the Website to, nor does it knowingly collect any personal information from, children under 13.
Third Party Website
In the event that AVA or any of its assets are acquired by a third party, personal information acquired through the Website may be one of the assets transferred.
Access to Information
If you would like to access or change any contact information you have provided to us, please contact us at .