Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to AODS. This statement discloses the information practices for AODS Web sites, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared

 

Disclosures Required By Law
Please be aware that in certain circumstances, it is possible that personal information may be subject to disclosure pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or orders.

Mergers and Acquisitions
Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, AODS decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is Advanced Object Development Solutions' practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions

Information Security and Quality
We intend to protect your personal information and to maintain its quality. We implement appropriate measures and processes, such as using encryption when transmitting certain sensitive information, to help us to keep your information secure and to maintain its quality.

Information for Business Partners
If you represent an Advanced Object Development Solutions Business Partner, you may visit an AODS Web site intended specifically for Advanced Object Development Solutions Business Partners. We may use information provided on that site to administer and develop our business relationship with you, the Business Partner you represent, and Advanced Object Development Solutions Business Partners generally. For instance, this may involve using your information to send you details of Advanced Object Development Solutions Business Partner programs. It may also include sharing certain information with other Business Partners (subject to any confidentiality obligations that may exist), or AODS customers or prospects. In connection with a particular transaction or program, we may also contact you as part of customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.

What cookies are and how they are used
What are cookies? Cookies are used for setting a key on a user's browser that links him/her to the current state of their Web session. Their purpose is to let us know when you visit our site, where you visit in the site, and save preferences you set. Your browser can be set to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. If you choose not to accept cookies, you may not have access to certain functionality on our site. Site functionality requiring a login will utilize cookies. As a result, if you would like to visit the logged in portion of the aods.com site, you will need to accept cookies.

We want to be sure you understand that accepting a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any personal information about you. We know that a lot of people have concerns about cookies, but in talking with many of our users we feel that the benefit we both gain from their proper use is worthwhile. We value the relationships we have with our customers and future customers, so we respect these concerns.

AODS also tracks IP addresses of Web sites from which you may visit www.aods.com to analyze the data for trends and statistics reporting. In a few cases, specifically when you respond to e-mail marketing campaigns generated by third party vendors, your IP address may be associated with some of your user information when you browse www.aods.com even if you are

Changes in Privacy Policy
All "personal information" ("personal information" is defined as any information that identifies or can be used to identify, contact, or locate the person to whom such information pertains) that we collect and maintain will be subject to the version of the Privacy Policy in effect at the time of such collection. AODS reserves the right to change the Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion, and will provide notice of material changes on the home page of the Site. If as the result of such changes, you want to alter the ways in which AODS is allowed to use your personal information, you can do so by following the procedure described below in the section titled "Updating your personal information and privacy preferences." You will be deemed to have been made aware of, and will be subject to, the changes to the Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after such notice has been posted for thirty (30) days with the following exception: If at the time you provide personal information to AODS you are given the opportunity (as you currently are) to limit how such information will be used to communicate with you, either by AODS or by third parties, AODS will not change your preference in this regard without your express consent. However, if AODS sells assets (or the assets of a division or subsidiary) to another entity, or AODS (or a division or subsidiary) is acquired by, or merged with, another entity, AODS may provide to such entity customer information that is related to that part of our business that was sold to or merged with the other entity without your consent.