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Privacy Policy

American International Radio Inc. (AIR Inc.) recognizes privacy and security are concerns for most individuals and businesses accessing the Internet, including our customers. This document describes how AIR Inc. collects, uses and safeguards the information you provide when using our website(s) and our online services, in accordance with the relevant legislation for the countries in which such data is being processed. By using our website(s), you consent to the collection and use of your information by AIR Inc. as set forth in the policy currently in effect. Any changes to this statement will be posted on our website(s), so please check back periodically to ensure you have the most current statement.

This statement regarding privacy policies and practices discloses the privacy policy for AIR Inc.'s public website(s) and online services. It applies to websites operated by or on behalf of AIR Inc. and its world- wide affiliated companies and subsidiaries. Please read this statement to understand the following:

What personal information is collected?

When a customer requests information, account set-up or places an order with us, AIR may collect personal information about that person, including name, title, company, address, email address, phone numbers and, in rare instances, other categories of personal information. In addition to ordering and registration, we may ask you for and collect personal information at other times, including when you enter a sweepstakes or contest; participate in a promotion or marketing campaign sponsored by AIR or one of its business partners; when you want to find out about product and services; when you complete surveys or other questionnaires; when you participate in a user forum or blog hosted by AIR or one of its business partners; when you send an email to AIR ; when you express interest in employment with AIR ; or when you engage in other activities on the site.

In addition, our web server log collects the domain names of visitors to our web sites. This information is aggregated to measure number of visits, average time spent on an AIR website, pages viewed and website usage information. We use this information to measure the use and effectiveness of our site(s) and to improve the content of our site(s). Aggregated information is not used in such a form that would enable direct connection of any personal information to our visitors.

Who is collecting the information?

When you are on an AIR Inc. site and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with AIR Inc., its subsidiaries and related companies. Additionally, if you purchase a product or device requiring service, your personal information may be collected by a third party company working with AIR Inc. AIR may also contract with third party companies to perform services for AIR  on its website that require these companies to collect personal information (e.g. sweepstakes, promotions, surveys or selling software downloads).

In addition, AIR Inc.'s website(s) may allow third party vendors to provide products and services directly to AIR consumers. Such relationships are designated with a"Provided By" or "Powered By" company legend or logo, or other similarly worded designation. If you desire to purchase a product or service from such third party, your personal information will be collected by the third-party company, and shared with AIR Inc. You may review the privacy practices of the third party either by clicking the link on the bottom of the page, or by clicking on the "Provided by Company" logo, which will take you to their web site. Additionally, when you purchase or download software applications from AIR Inc. or a third party, your personal information is shared with the software developer/licensor in order to register you as a licensed software user, and to permit them to provide you any required support. If you are concerned about the privacy policy of a certain developer or software company, you may contact them directly or visit their individual websites.

The AIR website may also contain various links to third-party web sites. These sites may provide additional information, goods, services and/or promotions. These sites are owned and operated independently of AIR Inc., and have their own separate privacy and data collection practices. Any information you provide to these websites will be governed under the terms and conditions of their privacy policy, if any. AIR Inc. has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the independent actions or policies of these independent sites, and is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such sites.

What about Cookies?

When you enter our site, our server may attach a small text file to your hard drive - a cookie. Your unique cookie tells us that it is you whenever you re-enter our site, so we can recall where you have previously been on our site, and what, if anything, you have in your shopping cart. Cookies help us deliver a better website experience to our users.

We may also use cookies to measure traffic patterns, which areas of the AIR Inc. site you have visited, and your visiting patterns. This information collected by using a cookie is sometimes called "click stream." We use this information to understand how our users navigate our site, and to determine common traffic patterns, including what site the user came from. We use this information to make site navigation and product recommendations, and to help redesign our site in order to make your experience on our site more efficient and enjoyable. We may also use this information to better personalize the content, banner ads, and promotions that you and other users will see. This helps AIR deliver the content you want when you want it, in order for you to make better purchasing decisions.

You have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your Internet browser preferences, you have the ability to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. Please note that, if you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable to use those services or engage in activities that require the placement of cookies.

How is my personal information used?

AIR's primary goal in collecting personal information is to facilitate order processing and to enable us to contact you if a problem arises with your order. Such information is required when making a purchase. This information may also be used to provide you with a customized experience on our site, which includes interactive communications, and other services. The AIR Inc. site may also contain optional surveys and questionnaires asking for information, as well as several opportunities for visitors to ask questions. We use the information you provide to help us design and build better products, to customize your online experience, and to provide advice and purchase recommendations. Taking part in any of these segments is always optional and voluntary.

We also use the information we collect to help target valuable marketing and advertising offers. This kind of advertising may be done with banner ads as well as promotional emails sent by AIR. AIR may also match user information with third party data to help us better understand our customers.

AIR also conducts research on our users' demographics, interests, and behavior based on the information provided to us when making a purchase, during a promotion, from surveys and from our server log files. We do this to better understand and serve our users. This research is compiled and analyzed on an aggregated basis so as to prevent identification of personal information relating to any one individual. AIR may share this aggregated data with our business partners.

Finally, we may also ask for your personal information when you express an interest in employment opportunities at AIR Inc.

With whom does AIR Inc. share my personal information?

Except as outlined in this policy or on our website(s), AIR Inc. does not provide your personal information to third parties without your consent. Please note that, in special cases, we may need to share information without acquiring consent, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our sites' Terms of Use or may be violating AIR Inc.'s or other's rights or causing injury to or interference with AIR Inc.'s or other's property.

In addition, AIR Inc. shares the information you provide with AIR Inc. subsidiaries and related companies. In case you express interest in a controlled or market restricted product, AIR Inc. may share your personal information with the manufacturer in order to determine whether such service is available in your area.

AIR may share your personal information with third-party business partners so that they may provide services to AIR Inc. that are consistent with the terms of this Privacy Policy, and this website (e.g. database management, sending targeted emails, software sales, and conducting sweepstakes and other promotions on behalf of AIR). AIR Inc. takes great pride in utilizing only reputable business partners.

Except as outlined in this policy, AIR Inc. does not shares website usage information about visitors and customers with other businesses and websites.

What choices do I have regarding collection, use and distribution of my personal information?

AIR Inc. or its business partners may, from time to time, send you email or direct mail regarding our products and services. If you do not want to receive such information, simply tell us when you give us your personal information, or follow the directions contained on the mailing to remove your name from our mailing list(s).

On certain types of AIR promotions, we will ask for your email address in order to contact you in the event you have won a prize. When you participate in these types of promotions, you may receive promotion-related email. Occasionally these promotion-related email messages may include targeted advertisements. If you do not wish to receive such advertisements, you can choose not to participate in such promotions or contests.

Please note that by refusing to provide personal information or by denying or withdrawing consent to use personal information for purposes identified, you may be unable to participate in certain programs or activities sponsored by AIR Inc.

You also have the right to access (review, correct, amend or delete) your personal information by contacting AIR Inc. Individuals are responsible for providing AIR Inc. with accurate and complete personal information, and for contacting AIR Inc. if correction of such information is required. Please note that we reserve the right to disallow unreasonable requests for access. If you have established a "user profile" on AIR’s website, you may change the information you provided by visiting that portion of the website and resubmitting your information.

Please direct any questions concerning AIR Inc.'s privacy practices to Requests to unsubscribe from ("opt out" of) communications from AIR Inc. may also be sent to  Inquiries or requests may be mailed to:

American International Radio Inc.
3601 E. Algonquin Rd., # 800 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

What about information security?

When you place an order, request a quote or provide personal information, we employ certain technical measures, such as encryption, where appropriate. Encryption scrambles the information in your purchase, including your credit card number, so this information can only be viewed by AIR Inc.

However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

As a result, while we have taken appropriate steps to protect your personal information, AIR Inc. cannot ensure or otherwise warrant the security of any information you provide to us or to our Website, and therefore you use our site at your own risk.

As a global company, AIR Inc. has international sites and users all over the world. The personal information you provide may be transmitted, used, stored and otherwise processed outside of the country where you submitted that information, including jurisdictions that may not have data privacy laws that provide equivalent protection to such laws in your home country. Whenever AIR Inc. handles personal information, regardless of where this occurs, we take appropriate steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with the relevant Terms of Use, this Privacy Statement and all applicable laws and regulations.

What about my child's privacy?

Websites operated by or on behalf of  AIR Inc. and its world-wide affiliated companies and subsidiaries are intended for use by persons age 18 and over. AIR does not seek to collect information about other persons other than our customers. No information should be submitted to or posted on AIR Inc.'s website(s) by users under 18 years of age. If a child under the age of 18 submits personal information to AIR Inc.’s website(s), we delete the information as soon as we discover it was provided by a child under 18 years of age and do not use it for any purpose. AIR Inc. encourages parents to take an active role in their children's use of the Internet, and to inform them of the potential dangers of providing information about themselves over the Internet.

This Privacy Statement is subject to change without notice.

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