Privacy Statement

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IAEI is committed to protecting your privacy online. This statement discloses the information practices for IAEI web sites, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.

You can travel through most of our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request, and this statement of privacy explains data collection and use in those situations. Please read the complete iaei.org privacy statement.

Web Logs and Cookies

IAEI does log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to give us an idea of which part of our Web site you visit and how long you spend there. But we do not link your IP address to any personal information unless you have logged in to our website.

Like many other Web sites, the IAEI.org may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the site. A cookie is a small data file that certain Web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you’ve visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Some parts of IAEI’s Web site may use cookies to track user traffic patterns. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of our Web site information to our users and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping users reach that information.

If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our Web site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser, although you may not be able to take full advantage of IAEI’s Web site if you do so. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use/navigate through many parts of our Web site.

Personal Information

In general, you can visit IAEI.org without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself. There are times, however, when we may need information from you. You may choose to give us personal information, such as your name and address or e-mail ID that may be needed, for example, to correspond with you, to process an order or to provide you with a subscription. When you register, or otherwise give us personal information, IAEI.org will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.

It is our intent to let you know how we will use such information before we collect it from you on the Internet. We provide this information through the YOUR PRIVACY link, which is presented wherever personal information is collected. If you tell us that you do not want us to use this information as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes.

Access to your Personal Information

We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time at the Member Services center. You can:

  • View and edit personal information you have already given us.
  • Renew your IAEI membership.
  • Subscribe or cancel subscriptions to newsletters about our seminars or products.

Use of your Personal Information

Ordering: We collect personally identifiable Information, including credit card information, when you purchase products and services. We collect this information to deliver your order, to obtain payment, and to communicate with you about the status of your order.

Membership registration: We collect personally identifiable Information when you obtain your membership information online. We keep this information for reference if you later request customer service and we use the information to personalize that service. We may also provide member information to selected third party service providers who may send you information regarding special offers regarding products and services that may be of interest to IAEI members. You may request that we not provide your information to such third party service providers by marking the appropriate box on the Membership registration page.

Online surveys and polling: We collect personally identifiable Information from members who volunteer to complete surveys or participate in polls. We use this information to improve our services.

Promotional activities: We collect personally identifiable Information from you when you enter a promotional program or activity. We use this information to administer the program or activity, to send you promotional e-mails, notify winners, and make the winners’ list publicly available pursuant to certain states’ laws.

Contact information: If you contact us, we may keep a record of your correspondence or comments, including Personally Identifiable Information, in a file specific to you. We use this information to help us provide better service in the event you contact us again.

Except as set forth above, IAEI will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on IAEI or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of IAEI and its family of Web sites, and, (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of IAEI, its Web sites, or the public.

Collecting your Personal Information

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Generally, this information is requested when you are asked to register for a seminar, registering for membership, or when purchasing and registering IAEI products. Personal information collected by IAEI.org often is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a service you requested.

For example: If you choose to make a purchase in the Shop area of the Web site, we will request personal information such as: name, address, telephone number, credit card number and shipping information. When you buy and install a new product, we may ask you to register your purchase electronically. When you do, we keep this registration information on file with any information you’ve already given us on previous visits to our Web site. This is considered your personal profile.

Security of your Personal Information

IAEI.org strictly protects the security of your personal information and honors your choices for its intended use. We carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

Your personal information is never shared outside the company without your permission, except under conditions explained above. Inside the company, data is stored in password-controlled servers with limited access. Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where IAEI, its chapters, or divisions are located. You also have a significant role in protecting your information. No one can see or edit your personal information without knowing your Passport and password, so do not share these with others.

IAEI acknowledges your trust and is committed to protecting the information you provide us. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain accuracy, and ensure proper use of information, we have employed physical, electronic, and managerial processes to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

When you make a purchase from our Site, we use Secure Sockets Layer (“”SSL””) encryption technology to safeguard your credit card and other sensitive information while it is being sent to us. The SSL encryption is designed to make the information unreadable by anyone but us. This security measure is working when you see either the symbol of an unbroken key or closed lock (depending on your browser) on the bottom of your browser window.

Links to Other Web Sites

Parts of our Site contain links to third party Web sites for your convenience and information. If you use these links, you will leave the IAEI.org Web site. When you access a non-IAEI.org Web site, even one that may contain the IAEI logo, please understand that we do not control the content and are not responsible for the privacy practices of that site. We suggest that you carefully review the privacy policies of each site you visit. This Online Privacy Statement does not cover the information practices of those Web sites linked to our Site. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit personal information.

Changes to this Statement

This Online Privacy Statement may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.

Contact Information

IAEI welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy, please contact us by e-mail, or postal mail.
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