Visitors of the website may view various web pages without providing any personal information. If you desire to have the ADI provide services or goods to you or an organization of which you have representative capacity, ADI may ask you to provide certain information about yourself or your organization by filling out and submitting one or more forms. Providing personal information is optional, but ADI reserves the right to refuse service to you if you are unable or unwilling to provide certain requested personal information as determined by ADI.
The personal information that you provide in connection with the use of the website or the products and/or services provided by ADI is protected in numerous ways. Access to your personal information collected during the purchasing of a product or service may be available through a password and unique user ID or e-mail address. The password is encrypted. ADI recommends that you do not divulge your password to anyone. In addition, your personal information resides on secure servers that only selected personnel and contractors have access to via password. ADI encrypts your personal information as it is transferred to the Company and thereby strives to prevent unauthorized parties from viewing such information. ADI collects your information in order to record, support and facilitate your use of the website and to prevent fraud and unlawful use. If you purchase or register for products and/or services, the personal information may be used to register your rights, if any, to technical support or other benefits that may be made available to users. Your personal information may also be used to track your preferences in order to provide an experience customized to your tastes, or to contact you in regards to changes to the site that may affect your account or to update you as to new or updated features. ADI does not share personal information it receives from residents of California or from residents of any other place with such other organizations for marketing purposes unless we have received an opt-in from you.
In order to reduce errors in our database(s), authenticate our users, prevent fraud and prevent abuse of ADI’s web site and/or the product and services ADI provides, as well as to provide more consistent, relevant experiences to ADI’s users, ADI may on occasion supplement or correct the personal information you submit to ADI and your Internet Protocol (IP) address with information in our other databases or information from third-party sources. As permissible, ADI may also supplement the personal information you provide to ADI with demographic and other information stored in third-party databases.
ADI may keep track of how you interact with links in posts by redirecting clicks or through other means. We do this to help improve our Services, including advertising, and to be able to share aggregate click statistics such as how many times a particular link was clicked on.
Like many websites, we use “cookie” technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Services, but we do not require cookies for many parts of our Services such as searching and looking at public user profiles or lists. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your computer’s hard disk. ADI may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with our Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on our Services, and to improve our Services. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.
We may disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect ADI’s rights or property.