Your privacy on the Internet is important to us. We have created this privacy statement to inform you of our practices concerning the collection and use of the information that you provide to us, as well as how to contact the Society for further details or to correct or change the information obtained. If we make any substantial changes to the way we use your personal information, we will notify you by placing a prominent announcement on our website.
We collect certain types of information about the users who visit www.paltc.org, including users who purchase products, register for events, and/or apply for membership. Our website, www.paltc.org collects two types of information from users: personal data and anonymous information that we use in aggregate form.
We use information you voluntarily provide for the purpose you intended, such as to complete registrations, renewals, purchases or any other transaction that you requested through one of the forms on our website. When you choose to engage in a transaction with AMDA, we collect personal information from you, such as your name, contact information (mailing address, phone and fax numbers, e-mail address), and billing information (credit card type and number, amount billed).
The Society does not disclose credit card account information that you may voluntarily provide to us during transactions by phone or through our secure website to anyone other than the credit card company that validates the charge for processing purposes.
In general, you can browse the Society website without disclosing any of your personal information. If you visit the website to read information, we collect and store only the following information that is automatically recognized: the date and time, the originating IP address, the domain name, the type of browser and operating system used, the URL of the referring page, the object requested and the completion status of the request. The web server does not link this information to any personally identifiable information, even if you have disclosed this information to us.
We only use the anonymous information we collect on an aggregate level. We use the information we collect to help us understand website traffic and usage patterns and to generate statistical reports and to provide you with better customer service.
When we collect the information described above from you, we use various technologies, including cookies. A cookie is a small data file that a website writes to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive. Cookies allow websites to measure activity on the site and to improve user experience, for example, by remembering passwords and viewing preferences for the convenience of repeat visitors. The cookies we use are temporary and exist only as long as your web browser window remains open. Exiting your web browser will delete the cookie automatically. Cookies are automatically generated and allow the web server to keep track of your session on the System by assigning you a session ID. This facilitates the login process so that your username and password will have to be entered only once per session.
We do not associate the information stored in a visitor's cookie with any other personal data about that visitor.
How to Reach Us
You may request at any time to have your name, address, phone number, or e-mail address excluded from any type of communications by contacting our office or updating your communication preferences.