Privacy Policy

AgeInPlace.com Privacy Policy for all websites, publications and conferences


 

Effective July 15, 2011

Ageinplace.com understands the importance of protecting the privacy of information provided to us. And, as such, we strive for compliance with all federal and state privacy laws and follow industry best practices in order to best serve our community. We consider all subscribers, customers, members, registrants, conference attendees and speakers part of the AgeInPlace.com community. The following guidelines have been created to demonstrate our commitment to privacy.

Our contact information:

Privacy Issues
(865) 236-1247
support@ageinplace.com

Collected Information
The information we collect is gathered from several sources. These include conferences, product subscription forms/registrations, website message postings, survey information, online forms, email or other sources. From these sources we may collect postal addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and/or demographic information for those individuals that volunteer such information. For each visitor to our websites, our web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s domain name and IP address only, but no other identifiable information is automatically collected. In addition, we collect aggregate information on what web pages visitors access or visit.

How We Use Collected Information
The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web pages, to customize the content and layout of our pages for each individual visitor, and/or to notify visitors about updates to our website. As part of a subscription and/or registration, subscribers and registrants may be contacted by us through e-mail, and/or phone to communicate with them about their subscription and/or registration. They may be contacted for questions about their registration or subscription, surveys, updates concerning their account profile and special offers related to their subscription and/or registration. We also use the information to contact them for marketing purposes. We may share demographic information and aggregate statistics about our members with advertisers and third party vendors. However, we will not rent, sell or otherwise transfer your identifiable information for marketing and promotional purposes, unless otherwise specified when the information is collected. Certain information — such as your password and credit card number — is never disclosed in any form whatsoever to any outside party.

E-mail Communications
If you have registered for our products and/or services, and have supplied an e-mail address, you will receive emails pertaining to your subscription and/or registration. These are sent in order to maintain your account with AgeInPlace.com. You can “opt-out” from receiving these types of e-mails by using the opt-out mechanism located within a received e-mail message.

If you volunteer an e-mail address you may be contacted by us regarding this website, similar products, services and/or upcoming events that are offered to the AgeInPlace.com community. If you do not wish to receive these types e-mails from us, please click on the “unsubscribe” button in the email in question, let us know by filling out this contact form (tell us what email address you want unsubscribed), calling us at the above telephone number or writing to us at the above address.

E-mails about Other Websites and Services

If you volunteer an e-mail address you may be contacted by us regarding other products, services, and/or upcoming events.If you do not wish to receive these types e-mails from us, please click on the “unsubscribe” button in the email in question, let us know by filling out this contact form (tell us what email address you want unsubscribed), calling us at the above telephone number or writing to us at the above address.

Unsubscribing

If you you click the “unsubscribe” link in one of our emails, you will be removed from our mailing lists immediately. If you call, write or use our online form, it may take up to 5 business days for your email address to be removed. Please note that you may receive additional communications from us after submitting your request if your e-mail address was selected from our database just prior to receiving and processing your request.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information

Upon request, we offer individuals the ability to have inaccuracies corrected within their contact information. This information can be corrected by sending us an e-mail through the e-mail link provided above or writing to us at the above address. Current subscribers and registrants can also access and change their information through our websites by selecting the appropriate link on the website where their current subscription/registration resides.

Cookies
We use cookies to store visitors’ preferences, record session information, record user-specific information such as what pages users access or visit, ensure that visitors are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, customize web page content based on a visitor’s browser type or other information that the visitor sends, and store users names and passwords.

We also use third-party advertising companies to serve ads to visitors on our websites. These companies may use information (not including visitors’ names, addresses, email addresses, or telephone numbers) about visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to visitors. For more information about how we use advertising on this, please see our disclosure.

Whether cookies are placed on your computer or mobile device is something you can control. This page describes how you can manage the cookies that are placed on your computer or mobile device by AgeInPlace.com and third parties.

Managing Third Parties’ Behaviorally Targeted Advertising Cookies.

A number of the companies that use cookies to collect information about your online activities using web-based advertising are members of the Network Advertising Initiative(“NAI”). The NAI offers a single location to opt out of receiving tailored ads from member companies. To opt out of information collection by NAI member companies, or to obtain information about the technologies they use or their own privacy policies, please visit the NAI consumer opt out page. Also, through the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”), several media and marketing associations have developed an industry self-regulatory program to give consumers a better understanding of and greater control over ads that are customized based on their online behavior across different Web Sites. To make choices about interest-based ads from participating third parties, please visit: the DAA consumer opt out page.

In the UK, the Internet Advertising Bureau (“IAB UK”) has developed Good Practice Principles for Online Behavioural Targeting. More information and an “opt out” page to manage online behavioural advertising preferences with IAB UK member companies are available at Your Online Choices UK.

In Australia, the Australian Digital Advertising Alliance (“ADAA”) has developed the Australian Best Practice Guideline for Online Behavioural Advertising. More information and an “opt out” page to manage online behavioural advertising preferences with ADAA member companies are available at Your Online Choices AU.

Please note that if you choose to opt out of having your information used to deliver advertisements tailored to your interests, you will continue to see advertisements on our Web Sites, but these advertisements may not be as relevant to you.

Adjusting Your Browser Settings.

You have the option to set your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, notify you when a cookie is set, and to delete your cookies periodically (including third-party behaviorally targeted advertising cookies). Each browser is different, so please refer to the guide below, which describes how to set the cookie options on a number of different browser types. If your browser is not listed below, please visit All About Cookies where you may find more information about your specific browser, or select the “Help” menu in your browser.

Web beacons are generally used in conjunction with cookies, so if your browser is set to reject cookies, or if cookies are deleted, web beacons will be unable to track your activity as you navigate between web sites.

It is up to you whether to allow us or third parties to send you cookies, but if you block cookies, you may not be able to view or access some or all of a AgeInPlace.com web site or other sites.

Below you’ll find directions to help you disable cookies in some of the most popular desktop browsers and mobile browsers.

Mozilla Firefox version 3.5 or later

• In the “Tools” menu, select “Options”
• Under the “Firefox will:” dropdown, select “Use custom settings for history”
• Uncheck the “Accept Cookies from Sites” box to block all cookies Or
• Click the “Exceptions” button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Internet Explorer version 6 or later

• In the “Tools” menu, select “Internet Options”
• Click the “Privacy” tab
• Move the “Settings” slider up or down to adjust your cookie acceptance settings (moving the slider all the way to the top will block all cookies) Or
• Click the “Sites” button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Google Chrome version 4 or later

• Click the wrench icon in the top right of your browser window
• Select “Options”
• Click the “Under the Hood” tab
• Click the “Content Settings” button
• Click the option to “Block sites from setting any data” to block all cookies Or
• Click the “Exceptions” button to enter specific websites that you wish to allow/disallow to set cookies

Safari version 4 or later

• Click the geared wheel icon in the top right of your browser window.
• Select “Preferences”
• Select the “Security” tab
• Under “Accept Cookies:”, click the “Never” option to block all cookies

Disabling cookies in popular mobile browsers

Mobile Safari

• From your home screen on your iPhone or iPad, click “Settings”
• Click on “Safari”
• Click on “Accept Cookies”
• Select “Never” to block all cookies

Android for Mobile

• From within the Android browser, hit the menu key.
• Select “More”
• Select “Settings”
• Uncheck the “Accept Cookies” option to block all cookies

Opera Mini on a Blackberry device

• From within the Opera Mini browser, press the menu key.
• Scroll down to access the drop down menu of options
• Select “Settings”
• Select “Privacy”
• Change the “Accept cookies” option to “Off” to block all cookies

Managing Flash Cookies

Flash cookies, also called Local Shared Objects, have a function similar to standard cookies except that they are often larger and are downloaded to a computer or mobile device by the Adobe Flash Player. In some cases, these common cookies can be managed through browser settings. Adobe also provides a means of controlling flash cookies on its Flash Player: Setting Manager page.

Other Tracking
We track IP addresses, ISP and other non personally identifiable information, which is stored in web server logs temporarily by our web hosting company and is not used for any advertising, sales or disclosed by us for gain. This information is generally not used by us for anything other than website security and analytics.

Ad Servers
To try and bring you offers that may be of interest to you, we have relationships with other carefully selected companies that we allow to place ads on our web pages. As a result of your visit to our site, ad server companies may collect information such as your domain type, your IP address, and clickstream information. The use of such information is governed by the privacy policy of these other companies.

Security
AgeInPlace.com is careful to protect your information from unauthorized use. Any personal information gathered on our site is provided by you and not stored on our servers. It is stored on trusted 3rd party servers, which we do not control security for. We do not ask for credit card information or other sensitive information.

Policy Updates
From time to time, we may use provided information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy policy. If our information practices change we will immediately post any adjustments to our policy on this website. This will serve as your notification of these changes. If you are concerned about how your information is used, bookmark this page and check back periodically.

Enforcement
If you feel that this site is not following its stated information policy, please contact us through the above postal address, e-mail link or phone number.