This document was last updated on August 30, 2021.
This statement discloses the privacy practices for Aligned Automation, LLC, a Texas limited liability company (“AA” or the “Company”) and the AA website, which may be accessed through www.alignedautomation.com (the “Site” or “Website”). The purpose of this statement is to notify you of the personal information of yours that will be collected by the Website, how it will be used, and what options are available to you regarding the collection, correction and/or deletion of information.
- Acknowledgment and Acceptance of Terms
AA is committed to protecting your privacy. AA has created this Privacy Statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. We have established this Privacy Statement so that you can understand what information we collect and how we use it. This Privacy Statement sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with our Website. By accessing www.alignedautomation.com, you acknowledge and fully understand AA’s Privacy Statement and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Statement.
- Participating Merchant Policies
Related services and offerings with links from this Website, including vendor sites, have their own privacy statements that may be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. AA has no control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, the Visitor understands AA is not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants, advertisers and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.
- Information We Collect and How We Use It
When you register with AA, we may collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, address, email address, phone number, and industry information. We use your personal information for the following general purposes: to fulfill the products and services you request, to customize the advertising and content you see, to contact you for service or marketing related purposes, to communicate with you and use the online community aspects of our services, and to constantly improve our services. Once you register with AA and sign in to use our services, you are not anonymous to us. Also, we may combine this personal information with certain anonymous information, as further described below. By submitting this information to us, you represent that the age of the owner of this personal information is at least 18 years.
AA collects certain information from and about its users three ways: directly from our Web Server logs, the user, and with Cookies. There is information collected or supplied during the manner and method of the Visitor’s access to the Site and during use of the Service.
When you visit our Website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include certain personal information, or contact data, traffic data or demographic data.
Methods of Information Collection
We automatically collect IP addresses and web site usage information from you when you access any of our online services. This information helps us evaluate how our Visitors and subscribers use and navigate our Web sites on an aggregate basis, including but not limited to, the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to each web page and the length of their visits.
AA utilizes a number of internal and third party methods to recognize visitor data such as IP addresses and browser settings (collectively “Visitor Data”).
AA’s internal servers and software automatically recognize Visitor Data. No personal information is revealed in this process. The Site may also use such Visitor Data to compile data about the kind and types of Visitors that use the Website at specific intervals (collectively “Traffic Data”).
- Web Server Logs
We may collect the following information from your use of the Site:
- Your Internet protocol address.
- The kind of browser or computer you use.
- Number of links you click within the Site.
- State or country from which you accessed the Site.
- Date and time of your visit.
- Name of your Internet service provider.
- Web page you linked to our Site from.
- Pages you viewed on the Site.
Please note that Contact Data and Traffic Data are used to gather general statistics regarding our Visitors to enhance the experience on the Website.
- Use of Information and Cookies
We may use information in the following ways:
- To perform the actions or services for which you specifically provided the information.
- To register you as a client and establish an account for you.
- To send you email notifications about our new or existing AA’s products and services, special offers, or to otherwise contact you if necessary.
- To enhance existing features or develop new features products and services.
- To provide advertisers and other third parties with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns.
- To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you and others see based on your personal characteristics or preferences.
- To use the information we collect for the following general purposes: products and services, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, customer contact, and research.
- AA does not tolerate spam.
From time to time, AA may use the standard Cookie feature of major browser applications and third party providers as well as employ internally developed cookies and tracking codes which allow AA to store a small piece of data on a Visitor’s computer about the visit to the Website.
AA reserves the right to share aggregated site statistics with partner companies, but does not allow other companies to place Cookies on our Website unless there is a temporary, overriding customer value.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept Cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you reject Cookies by changing your browser settings then be aware that this may disable some of the functionality on our Website.
- Personal Information
Visitors to our Website have the ability to input their personal and industry information into our Contact Us Form and Digital Health Assessment Form. This includes some personal information such as name, address, email address, telephone number or facsimile number, industry information and other relevant information. For other types of registrations, we will ask for the relevant information. You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, such data may be warranted in order to provide online technical support and troubleshooting.
YOUR PERSONAL CONTACT INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SHARED WITH OR SOLD TO A THIRD PARTY EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN.
Examples of situations or events which may trigger the dissemination of your information are:
- To fulfill your requests for services;
- To protect ourselves from liability;
- To respond to legal process or comply with law; or
- In connection with a merger, acquisition, or liquidation of the Company.
- Information Sharing and Disclosure
We will not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide AA products or services that you have requested, when we otherwise have your permission, or except as provided herein.
We provide the information to our trusted partners who work on behalf of or with the Company, such as LinkedIn. These third parties may also use your personal information to help AA communicate with you. These third parties do not have any independent right to share this information.
- Use of Web Beacons or GIF files
The Website pages may contain electronic images known as Web beacons – sometimes also called single-pixel gifs – that allow AA to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. AA may include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Some of these Website beacons may be placed by third party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications. These Website beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. This allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile anonymous information in relation to those page views, which in turn enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our Website and how you use the Site.
- Accessing Web Account Information
We will do our best to provide you with the means to ensure that personally identifiable information in your web account file is correct and current. You may review this information by contacting us by sending an email to our support attendant – email@example.com.
- Data Storage
AA owns the data storage, databases and all rights to the AA software and applications used on the website; however, we make no claim to the rights of your data. You retain all rights to your data and we will never use your data for our own business advantage or to compete with you or market to your clients.
- Lost or Stolen Data
AA is committed to using its best efforts to protect the security of your personal information. AA has security technologies and procedures in place in attempt to prevent the loss, misuse, destruction and alteration of the information that you provide us or we obtain from you. In the event however that any of your information is compromised due to a situation beyond the control of AA, the user understands and agrees that AA shall not be liable to the user or any third party for any damages which may arise from the loss, misuse, distinction or dissemination of such information.
- Information Supplied by Your Browser
AA also logs IP addresses for systems administration purposes. IP addresses are logged to track a user’s session. This information gives AA an idea of which parts of our Site the users are visiting. We do not link IP addresses to anything which could identify the personal information of the IP address. This means that a user’s session may be tracked, but the user will be anonymous.
- Third Party Websites
The Website may maintain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the various privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.
- Use of Your Information for Research Purposes
You understand and agree to allow AA to anonymously use the information obtained by you and your experiences through AA to continue our research into successful relationships.
- Customized Content
Information provided to AA (or to third parties with whom it offers combined services) is also used to customize your experience on our Website.
- Third-Party Advertising
Advertisements, promotions, and other offers from third-party advertisers may be provided to you while you are visiting the Website. These third-party advertisers are independent from AA and AA expressly disclaims any and all liability for any damages you may experience due to use of these third-party advertisers.
We may use third-party advertising companies to communicate advertisements on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons to measure advertising effectiveness. We do not control the use of those cookies or action tags and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information, such as payment information, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited access servers. We maintain safeguards to protect the security of these servers and your personally identifiable information. We retain personally identifiable information only as long as necessary to provide customer service, or maintain your account with us.
- Access to Your Information and Preferences
You have the right and ability to edit your member information, including your marketing preferences, at any time. We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the services, such as service announcements and administrative messages, which are considered part of your services.
- Changes to this Statement
AA has the discretion to update this Privacy Statement at any time. When we do, we will use our best efforts to also revise the “updated” date at the top of this Privacy Statement. It is your responsibility to review it frequently. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE SERVICE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT AND ANY UPDATES.
- Governing Law
This Privacy Statement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. The Parties hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of any federal or state court located in Dallas County, Texas over any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement or any of the transactions contemplated hereby and each party hereby irrevocably agrees that all claims in respect of such dispute or any suit, action proceeding related thereto shall be heard and determined in such courts.
- Comments and Questions
If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Statement, you may contact us by submitting your inquiry to our Customer Service department or by mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.