Privacy Policy


General Concerns

This Policy is effective as of July 1, 2005. We can be reached via e-mail link.

The Austria Philatelic Society recognizes and respects the privacy of your personal information. We understand you may furnish what you feel is sensitive information. It is the policy of the Austria Philatelic Society to keep all information about membership confidential. We do not and will not release any personal information gathered to any person, agency, or organization without the express consent of the person to whom the information relates, except to the society officers or other specific members requiring this information in the execution of their duties, or if required by law and to a duly authorized body.

For each visitor to our web page, our web server recognizes no information regarding the domain or e-mail address. We may however collect the e-mail addresses of those who post messages through the use of our bulletin board, comment link, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations, name and address, telephone number. No information is collected on visitors who browse our web page.

The Austria Philatelic Society recognizes and respects the privacy of your personal information. We understand you may furnish what you feel is sensitive information. It is the policy of the Austria Philatelic Society to keep all information about membership confidential. We do not and will not release any personal information gathered to any person, agency, or organization without the express consent of the person to whom the information relates, except to the society officers or other specific members requiring this information in the execution of their duties, or if required by law and to a duly authorized body.

Personal Privacy

If any information is released, strict limits are placed on the specific information that is disclosed. Only that information required to fulfill that person's responsibilities and duties will be disclosed.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our web page, not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes, disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our web site and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our web site and used in the performance of official society business such as membership, auctions and special notices.

With respect to cookies: We do not set any cookies. With respect to Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies. If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us e-mail at the above address or our web site comment link.

From time to time, we may make the e-mail addresses of those who access our site available to other reputable philatelic organizations whose interest, products or services we think you might find interesting. If you do not want us to share your e-mail address with other companies or organizations, please let us know by e-mail, calling us at the number provided above or the web site comment link.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address. Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers on-line will only receive telephone contact from us with information regarding issues they have listed on-line. If you do not wish us to share your information provided, please provide us with your name and phone number. We will be sure your name is removed from the list we share with other organizations.

From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will post the policy changes to our web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our web site periodically, we will post the policy changes to our web site to notify you of these changes and we will use for these new purposes only data collected from the time of the policy change forward. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our web site periodically. Customers may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally collected by e-mailing us at the above address or our web site comment link.

Upon request we provide site visitors with access to a description of information that we maintain about them. Consumers can access this information by sending us e-mail us at the above address or our web site comment link. Upon request we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information. Consumers can have this information corrected by sending us e-mail at the above address or our web site comment link.

Security

With respect to security: 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.