Please read the following to understand AVpod.net's views
and practices regarding privacy
and how they pertain to users of the AVpod.
benefit of the Users of its AVpod,
to demonstrate its serious commitment to protecting privacy
on the AVpod. Accordingly, the
following information summarizes AVpod's personal data
gathering and distribution practices
for AVpod as found at http://www.AVpod.net/.
As Internet technology changes, AVpod may change the content
found on the AVpod, and consequently,
time to time to be sure that you are familiar with
our current policy. Your continued use of AVpod following
will be viewed as representing your acceptance of such
changes. Please see AVpod's Terms & Conditions
for more information on the terms and conditions governing
the use of the AVpod.
Why does AVpod need my personal information?
In order to provide our Users with a more personalized,
relevant and intelligent service, AVpod
regularly makes improvements to the AVpod. The collection of
personal data greatly assists AVpod
in this improvement process by identifying the specific
interests and needs of the many Users of the AVpod.
Data collection also assists AVpod by allowing it to
advertise its products and/or services or the
products and/or services of others in a more efficient
Although AVpod's primary goal in collecting personal
information is to deliver a customized and personalized
service to Users, AVpod also uses the personal information
it collects to send Users E-mail notifications
of new features or information available through the AVpod,
and other information that AVpod feels
might be of interest to Users of the AVpod. AVpod also
collects IP addresses, or the location of your
computer on the Internet, for system administration and
AVpod also collects and transfers to its appropriate
partners the personal data volunteered by Users who request
information or quotes for various services
offered through the AVpod in order for such partners to
provide the requested information or quotes.
Lastly, AVpod uses personal information for verification
purposes for the provision of some of its
How and what information does AVpod gather or track?
Through the use of "cookies" (as described below) and
on-line data entry, survey and registration forms,
AVpod may collect and/or monitor, in aggregate and
individual form, personal identifying facts or
data on, among other things, the following information:
· home server
· domain name
· mailing address
· income level
· E-mail address
· telephone number
· site traffic
AVpod gathers most of the personal information it collects
on its Users during an initial registration
process for certain services. Although some of the personal
information is necessary for AVpod to deliver certain of its
services, most of the information collected
is optional with respect to use of the AVpod. Accordingly,
Users can determine to a large extent what
information they wish to submit on a voluntary basis to
In addition to the initial registration process, AVpod
occasionally asks Users for personal
information at other times, including when they complete
optional survey forms or fill out optional
contact forms for additional information on particular
products and services.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by
your web browser software on your computer's
hard drive or temporarily in your computer's memory. The use
of cookies is now an industry standard,
and Users will find them on most major Websites.
information. Cookies enable AVpod to
personalize the viewing experience of a User on the AVpod.
When the User revisits the AVpod,
AVpod can recognize the User by the cookie and customize the
User's experience at the AVpod
User access privileges to the AVpod,
track Site usage and traffic patterns, add advertisements
for goods or services of interest, and
estimate AVpod's audience size.
Although most web browsers are initially set up to accept
cookies, if you prefer, a User may decline
the placement of a cookie on his or her hard drive by using
the appropriate feature(s) of one's web
browser software (if available) to delete the cookie. Users
should understand, however, that certain
areas within the AVpod may not function properly if the web
browser will not accept cookies.
Third Party Cookies
In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our
third-party advertiser may place or recognize
a unique "cookie" on your browser.
Does AVpod disclose personal information to third parties?
AVpod discloses publicly available or volunteered technical
or reference information of Users in
aggregate form only, and not specific individual data, to
advertisers and certain other third parties.
For example, AVpod might tell an advertiser how many males
between 20 and 30 years in age visited
the AVpod during a particular period of time.
In addition, Users are required to disclose certain personal
information through registration in order
to participate in promotions or to request information or a
quote from certain third party providers
that offer services through the AVpod. It is necessary for
AVpod to share this information
with one or more appropriate third parties, who may or may
not further transfer the information to
appropriate vendors, in order to enable the vendors to
provide the requested information or quote to
the User. AVpod does not control these third parties, and
there can be no assurance that certain
of such parties will not solicit users in the future by
E-mail or otherwise. If you do not wish to
have your personal data shared with third parties, you may
elect not to participate in promotions or
use services that require the disclosure of personal data.
Except as stated above, AVpod does not disclose or transfer
individual personal data records to
third parties, unless it reasonably believes it is required
to do so by applicable law or valid legal
process or to protect its property interests.
AVpod deals only with third party advertisers, retailers or
service providers offering for sale
products or services that AVpod believes may be of interest
to Users of the AVpod. Nevertheless,
AVpod is not and cannot be responsible for the activities or
privacy policies of these third parties.
What about external web sites?
To the extent that Users click on hyperlinks or banner
advertisements to access third party sites
from the AVpod, Users should understand that these third
party sites may collect personally
identifiable information about them. Users should further be
aware that these third party Websites
are not controlled by AVpod and, therefore, are not subject
should check the privacy policies of these third party
Websites to see how their personal information
will be utilized by the proprietors of these sites.
What does AVpod do to keep the collected data secure?
AVpod has also implemented a number of security features
throughout the AVpod to prevent
the unauthorized release of or access to personal
information. Also, only authorized personnel
have access to any stored personal information AVpod may
collect on its Users.
Please be advised, however, that although AVpod has
endeavored to create a secure and reliable
service for its Users, the confidentiality of any
communication or material transmitted to/from
AVpod via the service or E-mail cannot be guaranteed. When
disclosing any personal information,
all Users should remain mindful of the fact that it is
potentially accessible to the public,
and consequently, can be collected and used by others
without User consent. Accordingly, Users
should consider carefully if they want to submit sensitive
information that they would not want
disclosed to the public and should recognize that their use
of the Internet and the AVpod
is solely at their own risk. AVpod has no responsibility or
liability for the security of
personal information transmitted via the Internet. AVpod,
however, urges all of its Users
to exercise caution when conveying personal information over
What about the collection of personal information from
AVpod does not intentionally collect or maintain information
through its AVpod from
individuals actually known to be under the age of 13
("children"). Moreover, at present, no
part of the AVpod is designed specifically to target or
attract any children.
AVpod welcomes questions or comments Users may have
use of your personal data. Please send any questions or
comments to AVpod by using the contact form
in our Help section.
Your experience is extremely important to us.