1. OPEN ACCESS WITH NO INFORMATION REQUIREMENT
To access and make use of the AWARE Web site, it is not necessary that you provide any information or complete any registration.
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION
From time to time, AWARE may gather information about how many users, in the aggregate, visit the web site. However, such statistical information will not personally identify you without your consent. Please be advised that if you contact us by e-mail, we will collect your e-mail address and any information you provide to us in your e-mail.
3. COMMUNICATIONS FROM US
We may retain your e-mail address and any information you provide for purposes of a response, follow-up communications and updates. AWARE provides users with the opportunity to opt out of receiving certain communications from us. If you prefer to opt out of receiving certain transmissions, updates or follow-up communications, simply send a request via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
AWARE may disclose any information if required to do so by law or in the belief that such action is reasonably necessary (a) to conform to the requirements of the law or to comply with legal process served on AWARE; (b) to protect and defend the legal rights or property of AWARE, the Web site or its users; (c) in an emergency, to protect the safety of its users and/or the public; or (d) as necessary to carry out normal business operations.
We may collect information on what pages you access or visit, including through reliance on "cookies." This information may be used to measure usage, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, etc. We may use this information, for example, to measure usage and improve the content of our site.
6. INFORMATION SAFEGUARDS
Notwithstanding any of the foregoing, AWARE will take reasonable measures to protect any information acquired by AWARE from users by storing it in a secure operating area that is not available to the public. AWARE does not, however, use encryption to protect data that you submit to the Web site. Accordingly, you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information to AWARE via e-mail or otherwise through the web site.
7. AWARE AND MINORS
AWARE does not knowingly collect information from, or market the web site to, minors. If a minor will be using the web site, it is the legal guardian's responsibility to instruct such minor not to submit any personal information by way of e-mail or otherwise.
8. QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS