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- 125th Anniversary
- Join AIPLA Today!
- Board of Directors
- AIPLA Headquarters Staff
- Who We Are
- Annual Report
- AIPLA's President Report
- What is IP Law?
- Terms and Conditions
- Contact Us
- Advertising, Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities
1. Types of Information Collected
a. Traffic Data Collected. AIPLA collects cookies on our Web site to capture information about page visits. This information is anonymous and AIPLA uses this information only internally - to deliver the most effective content to our visitors. Information from the cookies is used to gauge page popularity, analyze traffic patterns on our site and guide development of other improvements to our site. AIPLA does not require that you accept cookies, however, some functionality on our Web site, our product or service check-out process, and products and services may be disabled if you decline to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. You may also change your cookie settings through preferences options in our products and/or services, where applicable. AIPLA never gives away information about our users. If you choose to e-mail us and provide personally identifiable information about yourself, AIPLA will use this information only to respond to your inquiry. AIPLA will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose that information to third parties unless such disclosure is necessary for the purposes set forth in this Policy, by law or a policy or notice contained or associated with a specific AIPLA product or service.
AIPLA uses analytics data and the DoubleClick cookie to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to our website. Site visitors may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page or they may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page. Google has additional information available about their Remarketing Privacy Guidelines, Policies, and Restrictions.
b. Personal Information Collected. In order for You to access certain areas of the Site, to receive certain services or to register to attend meetings, or to purchase products that AIPLA offers via the Site, AIPLA may require You to provide Us with information that personally identifies You (“Personal Information”). Personal Information may include: (i) contact data such as Your name, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number (“Contact Data”); (ii) financial data such as Your account or credit card number (“Financial Data”); and (iii) demographic data such as Your zip code (“Demographic Data”). If You communicate with Us by e-mail, post messages to any of Our chat groups, bulletin boards or forums, or otherwise complete online forms, or surveys, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.
2. Use of Information Collected
AIPLA uses Traffic Data to improve Our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze Site usage, to improve Our content and product and service offerings and to customize Our site’s content, layout, and services. We may also use Traffic Data to help diagnose problems with Our server, to manage Our Website and to enhance Our site based on the usage pattern data We receive. AIPLA uses Contact Data to send You information about AIPLA, its meetings, products and services, or promotional material from some of Our partners. We may also use Your Personal Information to deliver information to You that, in some cases, is targeted to Your interests, such as new services and promotions. We may also ask You to provide Us voluntarily with additional information regarding Your personal or business interests, experience or requests which We may use to customize Our services for You. AIPLA may use the Contact Information to contact You when necessary or to advise you regarding upcoming meetings, new product and service offerings and communications relevant to Your use of the Site. AIPLA will use Your Financial Data to bill You for registration fees for meetings, and products and services when You have authorized such. AIPLA may use Your Demographic Data to customize and tailor Your experience on the Site, displaying content that AIPLA think You might be interested in and according to Your preferences.
3. Disclosure of Information To Third Parties
AIPLA may disclose Traffic Data to third parties. AIPLA may share Demographic Data with advertisers and other third parties. AIPLA may share Your Contact Data with other companies who may want to send You information about their products or services. If You do not want Us to share Your Contact Data with any third parties, please [email Us at <firstname.lastname@example.org> or select the "opt out" box on Our online forms.] AIPLA will not disclose Your Financial Data other than as expressly provided for herein.
4. User Choice Regarding Collection, Use and Distribution of Personal Information
You may choose not to provide Us with any Personal Information. In such an event, You can still access and use much of the Site; however, You will not be able to access and use those portions of the Site that require Your Personal Information. If You do not wish to receive information and promotional material from Us or from some of Our partners, You may select the appropriate “opt-out” option each time AIPLA asks You for Personal Information.
5. Confidentiality and Security of Personal Information
AIPLA employs reasonable and current security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information. Your account information and profile are password-protected. We recommend that You do not divulge Your password to anyone. Our personnel will never ask You for Your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail. Remember to sign out of Your account and to close Your browser window when You have finished Your session. This is to help ensure that others cannot access Your personal information and correspondence if You share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place where others may have access to it.
Whenever You voluntarily disclose personal information online, for example on message boards, through e-mail or in chat areas, that information can be collected and used by others. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while We try to protect Your personal information, We cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information You transmit to Us, and You do so at Your own risk.
6. User Ability to Access, Update and Correct Personal Information
In order to ensure that all of Your Personal Information is correct and up-to-date, at any time You may visit Your personal profile at <www.aipla.org>. Through Your personal profile You may: (a) review and update Your Personal Information that We have already collected; (b) choose whether or not You wish Us to send You information about AIPLA, or promotional material from some of Our partners; or (c) choose whether or not You wish Us to share some of Your Personal Information with third parties. Should You elect any opt-out feature, You may access Your registration/preferences file at www.aipla.org
7. Data Collection From Children
AIPLA does not knowingly collect any information from children.
8. Other Limits to Your Privacy
The Site contains links to other web sites. AIPLA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. AIPLA may also make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups available to You. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. AIPLA has no control over its use and You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose Your Personal Information.