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The Association of Association Executives (AAE), is managed by The Networking Organisation Ltd, and is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy has been created using ICO guidance.

AAE will hold and process the personal information which you provide via the AAE website (the Site), or it's other websites, or by submitting emails and/or online forms for its own internal business purposes, including lawful purposes relating to recruitment where information is sent by you via the recruitment part of the AAE website.

Postal, E mail and Telephone Privacy Policy
If you supply us with your telephone number, you may receive telephone contact from us with information. You may also receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new products and services, online surveys, or upcoming events. If you supply us with your postal address you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new services or forthcoming events. Your e mail address may be used by us to notify you about updates to the site and/or contact you for marketing purposes.

AAE uses a third party provider, MailChimp, Informz, Pardot, and other tools to deliver its online newsletters. These tools gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter.

Events registration
AAE uses third party providers, Eventsforce, Eventbrite, and others for registration of its events.

Security and performance
AAE uses a third party service to help maintain the security and performance of its websites. To deliver this service it processes the IP addresses of visitors to the AAE websites.

Use of Cookies
In addition to the information you submit to us via the websites, AAE may collect information about visits to the websites. AAE collects information on the page browser access. This is used within AAE to improve the design and layout of its websites. AAE gathers information on the relative popularity of each page, the average number of pages accessed by visitors, the number of emails sent or files downloaded, and the average time spent on the site. None of this information is linked back to you as individual.

The websites may use the following cookies on each page:

  • Session cookies - to enhance your browsing quality by allowing AAE to know what pages you visit on this website and others.
  • Google Analytics - we use this information to compile reports on website usage, visitor sources and analyse browser versions.
  • Vimeo/You Tube cookies - may be set on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player. YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
  • Third-party security service – AAE uses a third-party service to filter out malicious requests.
  • AAE live chat software provider uses cookies: 1) zlcid to store the Zopim Live Chat ID used to identify a device across visits, and also across a single chat session, and 2) zprivacy to store the user’s preference to disable Live Chat, and cease using cookies. The zprivacy cookie is stored across visits. View Zopim cookie policy here

Data disclosure to third parties
AAE does not sell personal information. It does not pass on online personal information out of its control. Please note that by sending your personal information to AAE you are explicitly consenting to the processing and transfer of such information in this way.

External links
AAE may provide hyperlinks from the websites to websites of third parties. Please note that this privacy statement applies only to the contents of the websites and not to those websites to which AAE may provide a link.

Changes to this privacy policy
AAE keeps its privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 6 May 2016.

Contact us
On written request from you, AAE will provide details of any personal information which you have provided us with (this may be at a small charge) and/or to cease to make use of your personal information for the purposes described above. AAE may require proof of identity from you prior to disclosing such information. This is in order to safeguard the security of your information. You may forward any request in writing to or to:

The Association of Association Executives
The Networking Organisation Ltd
6 Claremont Road
Greater London
United Kingdom

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