Last Updated: 8 December 2014
1. Collection of Personal Information from Site Users
a. AGU or its third-party service providers may collect and/or track (1) the home server domain names, email addresses, type of computer, and type of Web browser of visitors to the Site, (2) the email addresses of visitors that communicate with AGU or the Site via email, (3) information knowingly provided by the visitor in online forms, registration forms, and surveys, (including name, address, email, and passwords), and (4) aggregate and user-specific information regarding page views.
b. AGU may place Internet “cookies” on visitors’ hard drives. Internet cookies save data about individual visitors, such as the visitor’s name, password, user-name, screen preferences, the pages of a site viewed by the visitor, and the advertisements viewed or clicked by the visitor. When the visitor revisits the Site, AGU may recognize the visitor by the Internet cookie and customize the visitor’s experience accordingly. Visitors may decline Internet cookies, if any, by using the appropriate feature of their Web client software, if available; however, this may impair certain features of the Site.
c. AGU may place “Web beacons” on the Site. A Web beacon is a clear picture file used to keep track of your navigation through the Site. Web beacons might be used in connection with cookies to gain an understanding of how the Site’s users navigate through and process the content contained in the Site.
2. Use of Personal Data Collected
AGU or its third party service providers may use personally identifiable information in a number of ways, such as:
a. To communicate with you about your account or to communicate information about the Site.
b. To build higher quality, more useful services, such as analyzing usage trends, and measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of the Site.
c. To provide you with prompt and effective customer service.
d. To support the operation of the Site, troubleshoot problems, resolve disputes, and to enforce our Terms and Conditions.
e. To inform you about services related to Eos.org or to send you email alerts. You have the option to opt out of these types of communications by sending an email to [email protected]
3. Disclosure of Personal Data Collected
Generally, AGU will not make personally identifiable information available to Third Parties. Notwithstanding the foregoing, AGU may disclose personally identifiable information about you to Third Parties as follows:
a. With your consent.
b. To AGU’s agents, advisors (such as our accountants, or attorneys) and contractors. We only disclose the personal information necessary for them to provide their services to you or to us, and only under strict confidentiality restrictions.
c. As AGU believes necessary to (a) comply with law (including court and government orders and civil subpoenas); (b) enforce or apply the Eos.org Site Terms and Conditions and other agreements; or (c) protect the rights, property, or safety of AGU, our users, or others.
d. If you partake (or we reasonably suspect that you are partaking) in any illegal or potentially illegal activity. We may disclose personal information even without a subpoena, warrant, or other court order, to the extent we feel it is necessary to inform and cooperate with law enforcement agencies or other appropriate authorities.
e. In aggregated form, i.e., information about multiple users collectively without identifying any individual user, such as the total number of visitors to a particular section of the Site in a given period.
4. Collection of Personal Data from Children
To the extent that AGU is able to determine the age of users by their submissions to, or communications with, the Site, AGU will not knowingly (a) collect or post information from individuals under thirteen years of age (“Children” or “Child”) without their parent’s or guardian’s verifiable consent, or (b) provide any personally identifying information collected from Children, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.
5. Security Measures
AGU has implemented numerous security features to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. In particular, when a visitor provides information through the Site, AGU offers the visitor the ability to use a secure server. The secure server encrypts all information a visitor inputs before it is sent to AGU and is also used to store personal information securely.
6. Third-Party Web Sites
7. Opt-Out Right
You may opt-out of receiving future information or promotional correspondence from AGU by contacting AGU via email at [email protected] or via postal mail or telephone at the address and telephone number below.
8. AGU’s Right to Contact Visitors
9. Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Data
Upon request via postal mail, email, or telephone (during regular business hours), AGU will provide to visitors a summary of any personally identifiable information retained by AGU regarding the visitor. Visitors may modify, correct, change, or update personally identifiable information that AGU has collected through the Site or may cause their personal record to be removed from AGU’s database by contacting AGU via postal mail, email, or the telephone number indicated below.
11. Contact Information
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +1 (202) 462-6900
Mailing address: 2000 Florida Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009, U.S.A.
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