PRIVACY POLICY

Terms of Use

We encourage you to read this Policy before using the Site, and not to use the Site if you disagree with any part of this Policy. Your use of the Site signifies your agreement to all terms of this Policy.
The African Artists’ Association Web site (“Site”), including without limitation, the3as.org, africanartistsassociation.org and africanartistsassociation.com are copyrighted © 2010 by The African Artists’ Association. All rights reserved. Neither the Site nor any part thereof may be reproduced or copied in any form or by any means without the express written consent of The African Artists’ Association.

The content of this Site is not directed to children and the African Artists’ Association does not knowingly collect personal information from persons under eighteen years of age.

The African Artists’ Association encourages visitors to the Site to contact us with questions and requests. The African Artists’ Association also offers email news updates for visitors who expressly request that service. Personal information of persons using these features may be collected in order to facilitate our responses to those inquiries.

Links to Other Internet Sites
At certain places on the Site there may be live “links” to other Internet addresses that can be accessed. Such external Internet addresses contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of the African Artists’ Association (“the Organization”). The Organization does not necessarily endorse, approve, certify, or control these external internet addresses and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses. Use of any information obtained from such addresses is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Organization.

Privacy Policy
Thank you for visiting the African Artists’ Association’s (“the Organization”) Web site (“Site”). Your privacy is important to us. We provide this notice describing our online information practices to keep you informed about how our information is collected and used and to better protect your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by the Organization through the3as.org, africanartistsassociation.org and africanartistsassociation.com. This policy may differ in some respects from the Organization’s policy with regard to personal information collected from its members through other sources.

How We Collect Information and How It Is Used
In general, if you visit our Web site to access information, you do so anonymously. We do not require you to register or provide personal information (with the exception of the “membership submission form and join our mailing list” area) to view our Site nor do we share or sell any of the information we collect to any ad server companies or other parties. Our Web server will not automatically recognize any visitor’s information regarding the domain or e-mail address.

The African Artists’ Association encourages visitors to the Site to contact us with questions and requests. The African Artists’ Association also offers email news updates for visitors who expressly request that service. Personal information of persons using these features may be collected in order to facilitate our responses to those inquiries.

Information submitted via the membership application form for allows for the collection of the date and time of the online submission for our records.

The Organization may collect the e-mail or postal addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, survey information and/or Site registrations, name and address, telephone number, fax number, payment information (e.g., credit card number and billing address).

Information submitted to the Organization through the Site is kept confidential and is never shared except as required by law. It may at times be used to provide you with further information about the Organization. These communications may be sent by email, postal mail, fax or otherwise. Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from us per request.

The Organization may collect and share non-identifying and aggregate information, but not personal information with other parties. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth, or social security number, and this is not otherwise publicly available.

The African Artists’ Association does not sell personal information collected on its Site. The African Artists’ Association will provide personal information to law enforcement authorities and other entities whereas The African Artists’ Association board determines that such disclosure is required by subpoena, warrant, court order or other applicable law or process.

We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you at our Site. The African Artists’ Association takes measures designed to prevent unauthorized intrusion to the Site and the alteration, acquisition or misuse of personal information.

The African Artists’ Association cautions consumers and visitors to this Site, however, that no network is entirely secure. Accordingly, The African Artists’ Association cannot be responsible for loss, corruption or unauthorized acquisition of personal information furnished to this Site, or for any damages resulting from such loss, corruption or unauthorized acquisition.

Please note that The African Artists’ Association may revise this Policy from time to time. You should bookmark and periodically review this page to ensure that you are familiar with the most current version of this Policy.

This Policy is the sole authorized statement of The African Artists’ Association practices concerning the collection, use and protection of personal information through this Site. Any summaries of this Policy generated by third party software or otherwise (for example, in connection with the “Platform for Privacy Preferences” or “P3P”) shall have no legal effect, are in no way binding upon The African Artists’ Association, and neither supersede nor modify this Policy.

If you do not wish to receive communications from the Organization, please send us an email and request that we remove you from any such list.