AEF Companies and its divisions respects the privacy of visitors to our website. You control what personal information, if any, you share with us. You are not required to tell us who you are nor reveal any information about yourself. This statement demonstrates our firm commitment to privacy. It discloses information-gathering and dissemination practices for the website: www.aefcompanies.com and affiliated websites.
Our web server collects your domain name but not your email address. We collect the email addresses of those who communicate with us via email. AEF does not assemble such personal information for sale nor does AEF make addresses of our site users available to other organizations.
We use your IP address to measure use of our site's content, help diagnose problems with our server and administer our website. Our web server automatically recognizes only the IP address, manufacturer of the web browser in use, time of use, specific files requested and referring URL. Other aggregate information is voluntary from surveys or applications in which you voluntarily provide other personal data.
Forms you fill out to interact with our business units to request literature, place an order, track an order or otherwise correspond with AEF may request personal information. For example, our site uses order forms for customers to request information, products and services. Contact information from these forms is used to send information requested.
If you supply AEF with your email or postal address, you may receive mailings with information about new products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, notify firstname.lastname@example.org. The same opt-out procedure exists for phone contact from AEF. At any time you may opt out, change or modify any information provided AEF. By contacting email@example.com or the appropriate division, you may remove your information from our database so as not to receive future communications.
Our site gives users the option to change and modify information previously provided by relaying changes or modifications to AEF by calling the number found on the Contact Us page.
Online applications may ask for contact information such as name, email address, mailing address and phone number, personal identifiers such as Social Security or passport numbers, financial information such as credit card number and demographic information such as ZIP code, age, schooling or marital status. Required fields are indicated, and acceptance to a program depends on this information.
Our SSL encryption is supplied by a global provider of digital certificate products, services and solutions that create security, privacy and authentication in electronic commerce, attests that the server to which any such confidential information is sent is that of AEF. All information-personal and financial-are handled by the AEF secure server.
Financial information collected is used to bill the user for products and services. Credit card information is handled by the AEF secure server. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control at its Fishers, IN, headquarters where the secure server for transactions resides.
The AEF site contains links to non-AEF sites. Although we try to link only to websites that share our respect for customer information privacy, AEF is not responsible for their privacy practices or content. AEF occasionally refers users to commercial sites where related information, services or products are available. Information supplied to these sites is at user discretion.
Information contained in this site may also be routed through division-specific references. The same privacy practices are observed on any and all AEF divisional routings bringing users to this site. AEF divisions may share selected contact information.