Advanced Services, Inc.

Privacy Statement

Last Updated March 7, 2012

I. Information ASI collects and how we use it

a. Collection and use of non-personal information

We collect certain aggregate and non-personal information through a variety of technologies when you visit this website. Aggregate and non-personal information does not relate to a single identifiable visitor. It tells us such things as how many users visited our site and the pages accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how to best tailor our website to our visitors.
i. Browser and Flash Cookies
Like many companies we use cookies on our websites. We use browser and Flash cookies to tell us, for example, whether youíve visited us before, and to help us identify site features in which you may have the greatest interest. Browser and Flash cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site. Neither Browser nor Flash cookies can identify you as an individual. You can decline any Browser cookie through your browser however, without Browser cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all our web site features. You can manage and disable Flash cookies by clicking here for Manage and Disable Flash Cookies. Similar to Browser cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all website features once you have disabled Flash cookies.
ii. Web Beacons
Certain pages on our site contain web beacons (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). ASI uses web beacons and third party web beacons, such as from Google Analytics and Omniture, to help display content to visitors and to generate statistics regarding web traffic and trends.

b. Collection of personal information

You may choose to provide personal information on this web site or other ASI websites. ASIís usage of this information will be consistent with this Policy or the policy associated with the applicable ASI site.
i. Children’s Privacy
This website is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen on this site or other ASI sites. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of thirteen, we will delete the information from our records.

c. Use of Personal Information

We may use the personal information collected for about you for the following purposes:
  • Provide, administer and communicate with you about products, services, events, surveys and promotions (including by sending you marketing communications);
  • Process, evaluate and respond to your requests, inquiries and applications;
  • Create, administer and communicate with you about your account (including any purchases and payments)
  • Provide investor services;
  • Verify your identity to ensure security for the other purposes listed here;
  • Evaluate your interest in employment and contact you regarding possible employment;
  • Operate, evaluate and improve our business (including developing new products and services; managing our communications; performing market research; determining and managing the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing; analyzing our products, services and websites; administering our websites; and performing accounting, auditing, billing, reconciliation and collection activities);
  • Protect against and prevent fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims and other liabilities, and manage risk exposure and quality;
  • Comply with and enforce applicable legal requirements or investigations, industry standards and our policies and terms, such as this and other ASI sitesí terms of use;
  • Ensure the safety of ASI network services, information resources and employees.
We also may use personal information for other additional purposes, which we identify at the time of collection.

II. Sharing and Transferring of Your Personal Information

a. Sharing & Transfers

We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our web site visitors, except as described here.
  • We may share information provided by our visitors to this and other ASI sites with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf. These service providers are contractually restricted from using or disclosing the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.
  • We may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials as required to comply with a legitimate legal request, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
  • We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets.

b. Transmission

We may transmit the personal information we collect on this site or other ASI sites to other countries where we do business, but we will do so only for the purposes described herein. When we transmit your information to other countries, we will protect that information as described in ASIís Commitment to the Protection of Personal Information unless otherwise required by applicable laws.

III. How We Protect Your Information

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction of the personal information you provide on this and other ASI web sites. We use industry standard technology to help keep the personal information you provide on this site secure.

IV. Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our online information practices. When changes are made to this Policy, the "last updated" date at the top of this statement will be revised. We also encourage users to periodically check this Policy to understand how ASI protects and uses your information.

V. How to Contact Us and Update Your Personal Information

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or if you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by calling us at 800-435-2206.