Our approach to privacy and spam
AREIT respects your privacy. Our privacy principles embody the applicable laws and regulations dealing with privacy and handling of personal information.
Collecting your information
We collect personal information when we provide our products and/or services to you. Generally, if appropriate, we will tell you why we are collecting personal information and how we plan to use it, or these things will be obvious when we collect the information.
If you are a shareholder, a potential shareholder, or employed by a shareholder or potential shareholder, we usually collect personal information such as your business contact details, job title or position and your expertise and interests. Where relevant, we may ask you for other
information – for example your membership of professional associations or boards or, in rare cases, financial
information. We may collect other personal
information from you.
Collecting your information using this website
We generally only collect personal information from this website when it is provided voluntarily by you.
When you visit this website or download information from it, our Internet Service Provider (ISP) makes a record of your visit and records the following information, such as:
- your Internet address;
- your domain name, if applicable; and
- the date and time of your visit to the website.
Our ISP also collects information such as the pages our users access, the documents they download, links from other sites they follow to reach our site, and the type of browser they use. However, this information is anonymous and is only used for statistical and website development purposes.
A cookie is a small message given to your web browser by our web server. The browser stores the message in a text file, and the message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
When cookies are used on this site, they are used to store information relating to your visit such as a unique identifier, or a value to indicate whether you have seen a web page. We use session (not permanent) cookies. They are used to distinguish your Internet browser from the thousands of other browsers. This site will not store personal information such as email addresses or other details in a cookie.
Most Internet browsers are set up to accept cookies. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may be able to change the settings of your browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is sent to your computer, giving you the choice whether to accept it or not.
We use a variety of physical and electronic security measures, including restricting physical access to our offices, and firewalls and secure databases to keep personal information secure from misuse, loss or unauthorised use or disclosure.
The Internet is not a secure environment. If you use the Internet to send us any information, including your email address, it is sent at your own risk.