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COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
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AS encourages you to review the privacy statement of websites you choose to link to from AS so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. AS is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the AS website.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
AS collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
AS may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from AS and its affiliates. AS may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
AS does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
AS may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (email, name, address, telephone number) is transferred to the third party. AS may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AS, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
AS may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within AS, in order to determine what AS services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within AS to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
AS will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on AS or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AS; (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AS or the public.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER
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CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN
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CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT
AS will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. AS encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how AS is protecting your information.
AS welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that AS has not adhered to this Statement, please contact AS for questions or concerns.
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