We are committed to protecting your privacy. To make your experience at our Website more convenient, we gather information from you. We maintain the privacy of your information using security technologies and adhere to policies that prevent unauthorized use of your personal information.
Information Collected and Stored
You do not have to provide any personal information to visit the publicly accessible areas of our Website. Our members may choose to log-in with their email and password to access members-only content.
If you visit our site to read or download information, we collect and store the following information about your visit:
- Internet domain and the IP address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you are using the Internet) from which you access our site;
- Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site;
- type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
- date and time you access our site;
- pages you visit and the information you request.;
- any information you volunteer, such as survey information and/or registrations;
- payment information when making online purchases (e.g., encrypted credit card number and billing address)
This information is primarily collected for traffic analysis and technical improvements to the site. In addition cookies are employed to help facilitate previous customers’ ability to log in and fill out forms more efficiently.
"Cookies" are small bits of text that are either used for the duration of a session ("session cookies"), or saved on a user's hard drive in order to identify that user, or information about that user, the next time the user logs on to a Web site ("persistent cookies"). Session cookies are deleted from our servers soon after your session ends and are not collected or saved. You can set up your Web browser to inform you when cookies are set or to prevent cookies from being set. You can still use our Web site if you do not accept the cookies, but you may be unable to use certain cookie-dependent features.
APPA does not rent member email lists, however we do rent member mailing lists according to the following agreement that can be read here.
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities (e.g., firewalls, SSL encryption, certificate services) to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our site. Any credit card information and billing address received from customer purchases are always encrypted.
Links to Other Sites
This website provides links to several other third party websites. While we make efforts to choose our links carefully, we cannot take any responsibility for the content of linked websites, or for the privacy policies of websites we link to. Since we do not control these websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these third party websites prior to any use.
If you have any further questions regarding our privacy practices, please contact us: