Personally Related Information ("PRI") is data about you that is personally identifiable; this is generally described as your name, email address, credit card number and/or any other information that might be considered private. The PRI that Avazu collects from you is information you supply to us; such as your name, email address, credit card number and Avazu.net account login. That information is maintained by Avazu only so that you do not have to enter it each time you visit our website to login to your account.
Non-Personally Related Information ("NPRI") data is gathered by Avazu and Avazu's Partners, so it can be used by Avazu for the purpose of online Retargeting only. NPRI data collected by Avazu for advertising purposes is completely anonymous, and only includes the following information, the Prospect's IP address, date and time of visit, domain type, and their activity on our Advertiser's and Partner's websites. None of this information, under any circumstances, individually or grouped together, can be traced back to a specific individual.
To those unfamiliar, a cookie is used to store data on a computer's hard drive. In today's online world all websites utilize cookies to one extent or another. Avazu uses it's cookies to provide a Re-targeting service only. A Prospect receives a cookie from Avazu and Avazu's Partners when they visit Avazu.net, and / or when they visit one of Avazu's Advertiser's websites. Part of Avazu's business requires that Avazu has no access to, or control over Partners cookies. However requires that each Partner only collect NPRI information for the use of serving retargeted ads. Any Partner found in violation of this policy will be immediately removed.
The Prospect will then be shown an advertisement from that Advertiser. In this instance, Avazu will know that the Prospect first visited our Advertiser's website, and then our Partner's website. This information is all that is used in reporting our Prospects to advertisers and therefore in no way can be used to specifically identify an individual.
The NPRI data collected by Avazu in the above outlined process of Retargeting will be kept by Avazu's database for the period of one year only. After one year all data is routinely destroyed. This information is only used for the purpose of re-targeting and in no way is personal information. You may Opt-Out of Avazu's services with ease by following the instructions listed below.
Opting Out of Avazu's services is easy; however please note that by Opting-Out, you will not be able to take full advantage of Retargeted advertising or have your Avazu.net account login information remembered for you. By deleting your cookies, you will disable Avazu as well as its Partners ability to deliver ads. However you must ensure you clear your cookies each time you visit Avazu.net or one of our Advertiser's websites to ensure you are not receiving Retargeted advertisements.
An Internet Protocol (IP) address is automatically assigned to your computer every time you establish a connection on the Internet. Avazu will use your IP address only to assess problems with the server.
Avazu will only access your information if when you become an advertiser with Avazu, provide comments, submit a problem, or request information from Avazu and provide your name or return contact information. Contact information provided in connection with problems, comments or requests is used only to respond to those problems, comments or requests.
At Avazu , the security of your information is our utmost priority, and we take many strict measures in order to protect our data from unauthorized access, and unauthorized disclosure or destruction of data. Our data is only stored in centers that provide the highest quality security for your information. Physical access is strictly controlled both at the perimeter and at building ingress points by professional security staff utilizing video surveillance, state of the art intrusion detection systems, and other electronic means.
You may e-mail us at Avazu.net to remove your contact information from our database assuming there are no current pending transactions.
Avazu will not sell, trade, release or use your information in any way that is not strictly outlined in the above document.
Avazu 's gathered information such as traffic patterns, sales, aggregate data regarding general shopping patterns, and any other information will only be shared with reputable individuals. This data will never contain any Personal information of the users however.
Avazu discloses personal information when required by law, judicial process, warrant, subpoena or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary for the following:
To conform to the edict of the law or comply with a legal process served on Avazu or its Website. To protect and defend the property rights of Avazu, the Avazu Website, or that of Avazu Users or to act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Avazu Users, employees, or the general public.
Avazu has no direct control over, nor does it bear any of the responsibility for the privacy policies and/or content of any sites or advertisers linked to or on Avazu.net, or the cookies these sites might deposit on your hard drive.