Architects Help and the AIA California Council (AIACC) are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website your information will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you log on our site.
When viewing membership information on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, email address, or member number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. Members have the ability to update/correct their personal information
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
- To access member-only information
- To allow comments on articles and posts
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
Childrens’ Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
If a user is accessing the AIACC website or providing personal information to AIACC from outside of the United States, the user’s personally identifiable information may be transferred to, and be maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in the user’s local jurisdiction. If the user is located outside the United States and chooses to provide his/her personally identifiable information to AIACC, the user is aware and hereby agrees that AIACC may transfer the user’s personally identifiable information to the United States and process it there.
This policy was last modified on 3/18/2013