APS may gather two types of information about you from the Website: (a) personal information, provided by you at the time of voluntary registration for the services offered by APS; and (b) aggregate information generated by APS’s systems, which track traffic to the Website but do not relate to you personally. Failure to provide necessary personal information when requested may result in certain services not being available to you. APS may collect additional information from you in relation to promotions, and also any information you provide when corresponding with APS.
APS may disclose: (a) any information that it gathers about you to third parties for the purposes of providing you with additional services that you request; (b) aggregate tracking information and other information that does not personally identify you to third parties; (c) your personal information to third parties, when APS believes in good faith that it is required to do so by law; or (d) your personal information to third parties, provided APS has your prior authorization, which may be obtained at the time of collecting the information from you.
APS uses the personal information it collects: (a) to verify your identity and assist you if you forget your password or login details for any of APS s registration services; (b) to assist in providing the services requested by you; (c) to provide further information to you about other websites and services or which APS considers may be of interest to you; (d) for future marketing, promotional and publicity purposes, including to carry out direct marketing, market research and surveys; (e) for ensuring that you are shown the information that is most relevant to you and your interests; and (f) for any other use that you authorize. APS will seek your consent if it wishes to use your personal information for purposes other than those you have agreed to previously.
APS uses a cookie file containing information that can identify details of your IP address, operating system (e.g. Microsoft Windows, Mac O/S, Linux), browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, plus the version of the Browser), domain (to determine which country you are accessing the Website from) and other user information (e.g. your username).
APS may use the information generated by cookies to: (a) track traffic patterns to and from the Website; (b) ensure any advertising is being shown to the most appropriate person; and (c) enable you to enter the Website and use certain services and to visit registered user only areas of the Website.
We are not responsible for the data collection practices, privacy policies or the content of websites other than this Website, including any websites that are accessible via a link from this Website. You should contact the operators of those websites directly if you wish to enquire about their privacy practices and policies before providing your personal information to any third party
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although APS will use its best efforts to protect your personal information, APS cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your risk.
APS recognizes industry standards and employs security safeguards to protect personally identifiable information from unauthorized access and misuse. All personal information you provide to APS is stored on secure servers. All your personal information, including your credit card details, is encrypted before leaving your browser, using strong encryption ciphers and algorithms, with industry accepted key size strengths.
APS uses VeriSign s online payment gateway to provide secure authorization of credit card transactions over the internet. VeriSign, Inc. (a public company listed on NASDAQ: VRSN) is a leading provider of digital trust services that enable internet users to more safely engage in e-commerce. VeriSign handles your complete credit card transaction with your bank and informs APS that your bank has authorized the transaction. Your credit card details are not stored on APS s servers or anywhere else on the internet.