We have created
this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal
information provided by those visiting and interacting with this web site. We hold the privacy of your personal
information in the highest regard. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices
for this website.
We recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and our
policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you
provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site. This policy will be continuously
assessed against new technologies, group consciences and our members' desires.
- What about
We observe all
A.A.’s principles and traditions on this website. Since anonymity is
“the spiritual foundation of all our Traditions,” we practice anonymity
on this site at all times. Our website is a public medium, which has
the potential for reaching the broadest possible audience and, therefore,
requires the same safeguards that we use at the level of press, radio and
What Information Do We
When you visit this web site you may provide us with two types
of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and
Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.
1. Personal Information You Choose to
If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your
email messages together with your email address and our responses. We will in no way make public your email
address or forward it inappropriately. We may forward or info it to another member or trusted servant for
solution purposes or as you direct.
Site Use Information
Similar to other
commercial Web sites, our Web site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (see explanation below, "What
Are Cookies?") and web server log files to collect information about how our Web site is used. Information gathered
through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our
Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web site.
How Do We
Use the Information That You Provide to Us?
we use personal information for purposes of carrying the message and to customize our site's content, layout,
services and for other lawful purposes. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your
A cookie is a very
small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a Web site, that site's
computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated
for cookies. Each Web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to
protect your privacy) your browser only permits a Web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not
the cookies sent to you by other sites. Browsers are usually set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer
viewed by the users. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer
How Do We
Use Information We Collect from Cookies?
As you visit and
Web server's log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Web site and which parts
of the site are most popular. This helps us gather feedback to constantly improve our Web site and better serve our
clients. Cookies do not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we do not intentionally store any
personal information that your browser provided to us in your cookies.
IP addresses are
used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by
computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as
part of demographic and profile data known as traffic data so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be
sent to you.
and Selling Information
We do not share,
sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identify a member (such as email addresses or personal
details) with any outside entity.
You Access and Correct Your Information?
You may request
access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by
emailing us at the usual address.
Other Web Sites Linked to Our Web Site?
We are not
responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from our Web site or the information or content
contained therein. Often links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may
be useful to the users of our Web site.
Your browsing and interaction on any other web site, including web sites, which have a link on our Website, is
subject to that Web site's own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before