Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

 

COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY



This site is owned and operated by AvaScapes. Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At AvaScapes, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.



Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.



Definition of the Information AvaScapes gathers and keeps track of.



AvaScapes gathers two types of information about users:



Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our Service Visit Proposals, Service Visits, and Electronic Invoices.

Information AvaScapes gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to users' needs.

AvaScapes Gathers User Information In The Following Processes:

Optional Voluntary Information



Customer Registration Process (requesting services)


We will offer free consultations upon user request. AvaScapes gathers the email addresses, physical addresses, and telephone numbers of users who voluntarily request services. Information provided is used only for communication between AvaScapes, and user.

CHILDREN



Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.



USAGE TRACKING



AvaScapes tracks user traffic patterns throughout our sites(s). However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. AvaScapes does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).



COOKIES



We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. AvaScapes uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above). Our advertising system delivers a one-time cookie to better track ad impressions and click rates.

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you've set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site.



USE OF INFORMATION



AvaScapes uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience on our site(s), whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.
 As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order to send out electronic communication and to enable users to participate in polls, surveys, message boards, and forums. We occasionally send out special electronic communications when we think active customers might be particularly interested in something we are doing. AvaScapes never shares newsletter mailing lists with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners. 
When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. AvaScapes creates aggregate reports on user demographics and traffic patterns for AvaScapes use only.  We will not disclose any information about any individual user except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.



SHARING OF THE INFORMATION



AvaScapes uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs and help us better understand our audience's demographics. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.



SECURITY



AvaScapes operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.



OPT-OUT POLICY



We give users options wherever necessary and practical. Such choices include:  Opting not to register for services on our site(s).  Users can request removal from any company wide communication by responding to unsolicited email communications with “remove” typed in subject line.



YOUR CONSENT



By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by AvaScapes. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.