Site Use Information
Information You Provide to Us
Aventura-X gathers and retains personal information about you, including name, email address, physical address, phone number, or other personal or background information when you voluntarily submit it to us. Before you can utilize some portions of our Website, we may require that you request access to those portions by providing us with your contact information, a username and a password. If you provide us with a telephone number or an email address, you expressly agree that we, or our authorized agents, can use that information to contact you about your access request or your account, or about Aventura-X and its associated activities.
If you submit personal information of others to Aventura-X, you represent and warrant that you have the necessary consent or authority to do so. We may keep any information that you provide to us indefinitely.
How We Use Information
(a) to carry out our obligations arising from your registration and any other agreement entered into between you and us;
(b) to identify you and communicate with you;
(c) to update and communicate with you regarding your account as required;
(d) to provide you with the information and services you request from us;
(e) to conduct our regulatory activities and to conduct research and analysis;
(f) to respond to your questions and provide related services;
(g) to improve the Website;
(h) to enhance your experience with Aventura-X’s outreach;
(i) to communicate with you about new or existing Aventura-X activities and other information (j) that Aventura-X believes is relevant and useful to its visitors, where you have not opted out of receiving such information;
(k) to send you third party information that Aventura-X believes is relevant and useful to you, where you have given your consent;
(l) to notify you about changes to our activities or related services or to ask you to provide feedback;
(m) to enable you to participate in a conference, seminar or complete a survey;
(n) to administer and protect our business and Website (including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, system maintenance, support, reporting and hosting of data); or
(o) to process and consider you for employment at Aventura-X.
We use the aggregate, anonymous site use data collected to perform statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of visitors to the Website; to measure user interests regarding specific areas of the Website; and to analyze how and where best to use our resources. Without such data, we would not know which parts of the Website are the most popular, and we would not be able to change and update the content and services appropriately.
If you submit a transaction using the Aventura-X’s payment system, you will be engaging in a financial transaction through our Website, http://www.aventura-x.com. In any such transaction, you will be asked to provide certain financial information, such as your credit or debit card information, to effectuate a sales transaction. We retain such information for our records, and may also transfer it to a third party for payment processing. We use technology designed to encrypt the transmission of data to us through the system, as well as financial information we receive, transfer or maintain. If you submit financial information through our Website, such information is submitted directly and securely to a third-party payment processor; Aventura-X does not receive or retain any financial information submitted through such financial transactions.
Types of cookies we may use on our Website include:
Session cookies: These temporary cookies expire and are automatically erased whenever you close your browser window. We may use session cookies to grant our users access to content and to enable actions such as remembering application or payment information as you are in the process of entering it.
Persistent cookies: These cookies usually have an expiration date in the distant future and remain in your browser until they expire, or you manually delete them. We may use persistent cookies to better understand usage patterns so we can improve the Website for our users. For example, we may use a persistent cookie to associate you with your account or to remember your choices on the Website.
Disclosing Information to Third Parties
We may disclose personal information to our third-party contractors and payment processors who perform services for us in connection with the Website, or to complete or confirm a transaction or series of transactions that you conduct with us. We may also disclose personal information to service providers or suppliers if the disclosure will enable that party to perform business, professional or technical support for us.
In accordance with our regulatory function, we post to our Website certain information reported to Aventura-X by individuals and entities, that may include personal information such as names of reporting entities’ personnel, business and mailing addresses, and phone numbers. The reporting individual or entity is responsible for obtaining any necessary consent or authority for disclosure of such personal information.
We use technology designed to encrypt the transmission of data to us through our Website, including through our payment systems. In addition, we take steps to protect all user data we collect against any unauthorized access. However, you should keep in mind that the Website is run on software, hardware and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security beyond our control.
While we take steps to protect your personal information and keep it secure, you also play a role in protecting your information. You must maintain the security of your online transactions by not sharing your passwords and account information with any unauthorized parties.
Links to Other Websites
If you are under the age of 18, please do not use or access the Website. It is not our intention to collect or use personal information from anyone under 18 years of age, and we will not knowingly do so. If we are made aware that we have collected any personal information from children under the age of 18, we will delete such information from our system, if asked to do so.
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