The Ameridial website will not collect any personally identifiable information (PII) about you during your visit unless you choose to provide it to us. We do, however, collect information from visitors who read, browse, and/or download information from our site. We do this so we can understand how the public uses the site and how to make it more helpful.
Types Of Information We Collect
When you browse through any website, certain information about your visit can be collected. We automatically collect and temporarily store the following types of information about your visit:
- Domain from which you access the Internet
- IP address (an IP or internet protocol address is a number that is automatically given to a computer connected to the Web)
- Operating system on your computer and information about the browser you used when visiting the site
- Date and time of your visit
- Pages you visited
- Address of the website that connected you to the Ameridial website (such as google.com or bing.com)
We use this information to measure the number of visitors to our site and its various sections and to help make our site more useful to visitors.
How Ameridial Uses Information We Collect
The Ameridial website uses a variety of Web measurement software tools. We use them to collect the information listed in the “Types of information collected” section above. The tools collect information automatically and continuously. No personally identifiable information is collected by these tools.
Ameridial staff analyzes and reports on the collected data from these tools. The reports are available only to members of the Ameridial website communications and web teams, and other designated staff who need this information to perform their duties.
Ameridial website keeps the data from our measurement tools as long as needed to support the website.
When you visit any website, its server may generate a piece of text known as a “cookie” to place on your computer. The cookie allows the server to “remember” specific information about your visit while you are connected. The cookie makes it easier for you to use the dynamic features of Web pages. Cookies from the Ameridial website only collect information about your browser’s visit to the site. They do not collect personal information about you.
There are two types of cookies: single session (temporary) and multi-session (persistent). Session cookies last only as long as your Web browser is open. Once you close your browser, the cookie disappears. Persistent cookies are stored on your computer for longer periods.
- Session Cookies: We use session cookies for technical purposes such as to allow better navigation through our site. These cookies let our server know that you are continuing a visit to our site.
- Persistent Cookies: We use persistent cookies to understand the differences between new and returning website visitors. Persistent cookies remain on your computer between visits to our site until they expire. No PII is collected or stored.
How To Opt Out Or Disable Cookies
If you do not wish to have session or persistent cookies placed on your computer, you can disable them using your Web browser. If you opt out of cookies, you will still have access to all information and resources on the website. Please note that by opting out of cookies, you will disable cookies from all sources, not just the Ameridial website.
How We Protect Your Personal Information
You do not have to give us personal information to visit the Ameridial website. However, if you choose to interact with Ameridial, we may need to collect personally identifiable information in order to fulfill your request for additional information or accept your employment application.
If you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information through an email message, request for information, paper or electronic form, questionnaire, survey, etc., we will maintain the information you provide only as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication.
If in order to contact you we store your personal information in a record system designed to retrieve information about you by personal identifier (name, email address, mailing address, personal or mobile phone number, etc.), we will safeguard the information you provide in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (5 U.S.C. Section 552a.)
Data Safeguards and Privacy
All uses of Web-based technologies comply with existing privacy and data safeguarding policies and standards.
How Long We Keep Data and How We Access It
The Ameridial website keeps data collected long enough to achieve the specified objective for which they were collected.
How Websites Use Third-party Websites and Applications
Ameridial uses a variety of technologies and social media services to communicate and interact with on-line visitors. These third-party website and application (TPWA) tools include popular social networking and media sites, open source software communities, and more. Examples include Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
TPWAs are not exclusively operated or controlled by Ameridial. Users of TPWAs often share information with the general public, user community, and/or the third party operating the website. These actors may use this information in a variety of ways. TPWAs could cause PII to become available or accessible regardless of whether the information is explicitly asked for or collected by us.
Ameridial sometimes collect and uses your PII if you made it available through third-party websites. However, we do not share PII made available through third-party websites. Your activity on the third-party websites we use is governed by the security and privacy policies of those sites. You should review the third-party privacy policies before using the sites and ensure that you understand how your information may be used.
- Page last Modified: 03/26/2015