AVUETECH PRIVACY POLICY


This Privacy Policy is effective as of 04/28/2010.

This Privacy Policy governs the collection and use of personally identifiable information ("personal information") by Avue Technologies ("Avue"). Avue is committed to respecting your online privacy and abiding by this Privacy Policy, as well as the requirements of applicable laws, in the operation of its business. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it explains the kinds of personal information we collect about you and how it is used and protected.

By your continued use of our web sites located at www.avuetech.com and www.avuecentral.com you consent to the collection and use of your personal information for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We will generally let you know at the time of collection how we intend to use your personal information. Usually, we collect personal information about you which we require to respond to your inquiries and for the provision of our services to you. We also process your personal information where we are required to do so by law, and for the exercise or defence of legal claims. From time to time, we may contact you to let you know that there is an action pending for which you need to log into the system. In most cases, this is controlled by the contracted client agency, however, some system notification can be controlled by you the end user.

When you register with Avue, personal information collected from you may include your name, mailing address, email address, landline or mobile telephone number, email address, job history and qualifications.

When you use our web sites we also collect information about you or your computer when you browse to allow you to use the services available. We will use your personal information to help you to log into your account and into restricted areas of our web sites, and to permit future use of the web sites. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, or to administer our web sites.

We may conduct analyses of user traffic to measure the use of our sites and to improve the content of our web sites and our services. These analyses will be performed through the use of IP addresses, session information, and other tracking technologies, which allow us to improve our web sites and your user experience.

Federal Government Requirements/Sharing

The Office of Personnel Management and other Federal agencies rate applicants for Federal jobs under the authority of sections 1104, 1302, 3301, 3304, 3320, 3361, 3393, and 3394 of title 5 of the United States Code. We need the information requested from you and in the associated vacancy announcements to evaluate your qualifications. Other laws require us to ask about citizenship, military service, etc. The agency filling these positions may give information from your records to: training facilities, organizations deciding claims for retirement, insurance, unemployment or health benefits; officials in litigation or administrative proceedings where the Government is a party; law enforcement agencies concerning violations of law or regulation; Federal agencies for statistical reports and studies; officials of labor organizations recognized by law in connection with representing employees; Federal agencies or other sources requesting information for Federal agencies in connection with hiring or retaining, security clearances, security or suitability investigations, classifying jobs, contracting, or issuing licenses, grants, or other benefits; public and private organizations including news media that grant or publicize employee recognition and awards; and the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Office of Special Counsel, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Federal Labor Relations Authority, the National Archives, the Federal Acquisition Institute, and congressional offices in connection with their official functions.

Sharing Your Personal Information With Other Users Of The Web Sites

You may choose to share your personal information with other users of our web site. Our network architecture permits you to make informed choices about whether you choose to share your information in this way. All such sharing of personal information is done at your own risk.

If you create a user profile on one of our web sites, then access and control over any the personal information that you post is readily available through the profile editing tools. Avue users may modify or delete any of their profile information at any time by logging into their account. Information will be updated immediately. Individuals who wish to deactivate their Avue account may do so on [insert details of how this may happen]. Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to members of Avue. Where you make use of the communication features of the service to share information with other individuals on Avue, however, (e.g., posting a personal message to another user or on public areas of the web site) you generally cannot remove such communications.

Links

The web sites may contain links to other web sites hosted by third parties who may use cookies to track viewing of their advertisements and for other purposes specified in their own privacy policies. We have no access to or control over these cookies. You can obtain further information about third party privacy policies or disable their cookies by visiting their web sites.

Children's Privacy

Avuetech.com is not structured to attract children. Accordingly, Avue Central does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for Avue Central or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on Avue Central. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 we will delete that information as soon as possible.

Security of Personal Information

We use administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard personal information against loss, theft and unauthorized uses, access or modifications. Certain areas of our web sites may be password protected. As a user of our web sites you can help to preserve your privacy by ensuring that you do not share your password with anyone else.

We take steps to regularly validate the personal information we hold to ensure that the information is accurate and, where necessary, up to date. Information that is no longer required for any valid business purpose, and that we are not required to keep pursuant to any applicable law, will be routinely destroyed by secure means.

Contacting Us

If you have any comments, concerns, or questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us at privacy@avuetech.com.  Please, do NOT send requests for password changes or changes to your personal profile to this address.  Our Help Desk is available for issues with your account or your password,  Those issues should go to joeavue@avuetech.com
Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to add to or amend this privacy policy at our sole discretion, without prior notice to you. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 30 days of their posting on this site. If we make changes, we will post them and will indicate at the top of this page the policy's new effective date. Please review our Privacy Policy on a regular basis to make sure you have read the latest version and you understand what we do with your personal information. Your continued use of our services or our web sites following the posting of changes to these terms means that you consent to those changes.