We do not collect any personally identifiable information from individuals unless specifically provided by the individual. For example, you voluntarily provide your name, postal address, email address and phone number to us when you purchase products from AR Franchising, Inc. Sites, provide feedback on our products and Services, or apply for a job online. We may also collect and store statistics and other information about the online activities of our visitors on an aggregate basis.
For reasons such as improving your experience at our AR Franchising, Inc. Sites or personalizing our AR Franchising, Inc. Sites to you (for example, providing better product recommendations or special offers that we think will interest you), we may supplement the information that you provide with information from third parties.
Using Your Information
We may sell your personally identifiable information to third parties. We, our franchisees, our affiliates, our co-branding partners, and/or our third party vendors, may access, use or disclose your personally identifiable information to operate, maintain, service or improve our site, provide targeted offers to you, analyze our site to make it more effective, or for other general internal business purposes, or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it. We may disclose aggregated information about our site to third parties.
Occasionally we may send you email communications to provide information or offers that we think you will find useful. You can choose not to receive any future emails from AR Franchising, Inc. or other parents or affiliates by following the procedure described in the “Controlling or Changing Your Information” section below. Please note that we may occasionally contact you for administrative purposes even if you unsubscribe from our email list.
Controlling or Changing Your Information
You may review, change, or request the deletion of your contact information and preferences at any time by sending us an e-mail requesting your name and contact information be changed or removed from our databases. However, to the extent that corrected or deleted information is also stored in other databases, we cannot always ensure that such corrections or deletions will immediately reach the other databases.
In some cases we may track or collect information about your use of our site by the numeric address assigned to the computer you are using (your IP address) or by the URLs that you come from or leave to. These methods also allow us to resolve server problems or administer our site. We do not associate this information with any other personally identifiable information that you may have provided us.
We take every reasonable precaution to protect your information. When our registration/order form asks you for sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number), that information is encrypted and is protected with industry-standard encryption software – SSL.
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
Certain AR Franchising, Inc. Sites may contain links to other AR Franchising, Inc. Sites or other web sites whose information practices may be different than ours. You should consult these other web sites? privacy notices, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Limits on Our Abilities
Your privacy is very important to us. However, due to the existing legal and technical environment, we cannot ensure that your personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties in ways not described in this policy. For example, we may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Additionally, we can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to private entities, law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to address or resolve inquiries or problems.