For each visitor browsing our website, our web server automatically recognizes and stores the visitor's IP address (the Internet address of visitor's computer) to determine which areas of our site is being visited and how long each visitor spent there. This information helps us to understand visitors' traffic patterns through our website so that we can enhance the overall usability of our website, Your computer provides this information automatically each time you log in, unless you've activated blocking technology available in some browsers. While we do not generally require that you provide us with individually identifiable information in order to visit and use our website, at times we may ask you to provide us with personal information such as your E-mail address, name, mailing address, telephone number, demographic information, or persistent identifier (such as user name and password) which is associated with individually identifiable information, to enable you register an account correspond with us, enter a sweepstakes, participate in an on-line survey, subscribe to a mailing list or newsletter, or download information. If you choose not to provide it for those activities, you may not be able to participate in them. Like many websites today, we may employ a standard technology called cookies to collect information about how you use our site in order to provide you with a better experience by measuring which areas of our website of greatest interest or to remember you when you return to visit us. We have no desire to intent to infringe on your privacy while visiting our site. Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. You can choose to set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the choice of rejecting or accepting the cookie.
The information you provide with will be kept confidential and used to support your customer relationship with AUO. Among other things, we want to use this data to tailor your experience at our website. Unless you instruct us otherwise, we will send you information about our various product upgrades, special offers and other new products and services from AUO that we feel may be of interest to you. Only AUO (or agents working on behalf of AUO and under confidentiality agreements) will send you these direct mails. If you do not want to receive such mails, simply tell us when you give us your personal information. At any time should you choose to, you could opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the opt-out section below. AUO will not share your personal information to any outside organization for its use in marketing or solicitation without your consent. Your information may be shared with agents or contractors of AUO for the purpose of performing services for AUO. For example, if we need to ship something to you, we must share your name and address with a shipping company. We only provide third party agents with the minimum amount of information needed to complete the requested service or transaction. Other sites which are linked to / from our website may have different policies. Since we do not control these websites, we encourage you to review the privacy polices posted on those sites for details.
We protect the personal information you share with us. At AUO, access to your personal information is limited to people who need it to perform their individual jobs. In addition, it is our policy to maintain the integrity of any personal information within our possession. To prevent security breaches, AUO collects and stores all personal information in a separate location from this website, with no connection to the Internet or any other network.
AUO may also collect, aggregate and maintain anonymous information about the online visitors to our website, such as visitors' hobbies, interests, purchasing habits and the like. This data can then be used to tailor AUO's website content and advertising to deliver a better experience for our visitors. In addition, AUO may also share such aggregate information about our visitors with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties; for example, to inform them about the percentage of male / female visitors or percentage of visitors within a particular age range.