Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to The Atlanta Chapter, The American Institute of Architects, Inc. (“AIA Atlanta,” “we,” “us,” and “our”). It is AIA Atlanta’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose and otherwise make use of personal information. We have outlined our privacy policy below.

Individuals Under the Age of 13
AIA Atlanta does not knowingly collect information from persons under thirteen years of age. No part of this website is directed to individuals under thirteen years of age, and if you are, please do not access AIA Atlanta. If we find that personally identifiable information of persons under thirteen years of age has been collected, AIA Atlanta will take the necessary actions to destroy this information.

Information We Collect
User-submitted Information Collected: (1) personal information that may be used to identify yourself, including your name and e-mail address, phone number and physical address; and (2) demographic information, such as gender, zip code, or similar information. This information may be collected at times of event participation, newsletter registration and surveys. It is solely your choice to provide us with this information, but you may not be able to participate in certain features of AIA Atlanta.

Non-submitted Information Collected: AIA Atlanta may collect information that is not personal or used to identify you. We collect this data to enhance AIA Atlanta, in order to tailor content to users’ preferences. The information collected that is non-submitted may include Internet Protocol (IP) address, time, data transferred, file, browser type/version, operating system and cookies.

Cookies are used to keep track of your application states and log in status while on AIA Atlanta. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer cannot, alone, damage your computer’s files. Cookies assigned to your computer by AIA Atlanta are useless outside of this website. At any time, you may disable your browser’s collection of cookies by adjusting the applicable settings. Note: some features throughout AIA Atlanta require the use of cookies to customize the delivery of content and information to you.

How We Use Your Information
Information, in user-submitted and non-submitted forms, is used to customize AIA Atlanta and provide you with a tailored user experience. Upon rare occasion, AIA Atlanta may contact you to customize this website (including advertisements) for your interests, and also to notify you of promotions and/or news.

AIA Atlanta uses your IP address to help solve issues with our servers, and to administer our website. Your IP address is used to identify you and to gather general demographic data, although your IP address maintains no personal information about you.

Media (including photos, video, audio, text, etc.) submitted to AIA Atlanta by e-mail, contact form or other forms across the website, may or may not be published, at our discretion. Your name, voice, likeness, etc. may also be published with the information you submit.

Except as described above, we will not monitor, edit or disclose any personal information about you or your account, without your prior consent unless we have a belief that such action is necessary to: (i) comply with legal process, requirements, or other forms of governmental authority; (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of AIA Atlanta; (iii) enforce our Terms of Service; (iv) protect the interests of users of our services other than you or any other person; or (v) operate or conduct maintenance and repair of AIA Atlanta’s services or equipment as authorized by law.

AIA Atlanta cooperates with all law enforcement inquires and with all third parties to enforce their intellectual property or other rights.

Our Disclosure of Your Information
AIA Atlanta does not sell or rent personal information about its members or website users to any third parties at this time.

AIA Atlanta also contains links to other web sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites, so use at your own discretion. This applies to advertisements as well, which may or may not direct you to a new website.

AIA Atlanta implements reasonable safety measures to ensure your safety. Our website is hosted securely and our pages are protected through encryption. However, no information transmitted over the Internet or electronic storage is guaranteed completely safe. AIA Atlanta does cannot warrant the information you submit to AIA Atlanta through our website, so submit on your own recognizance.

For any inquiries about privacy, including removing your information from our database, please contact (404) 222-0099 or members @ (without spaces).

Last revised August 10, 2018