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Privacy Policy

Architecture for Humanity (“AFH”) and the Open Architecture Network ("OAN") have created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of our users. It discloses information gathering and dissemination practices for http://openarchitecturenetwork.org, the OAN's official Internet site. In this Privacy Policy statement, “we,” “us,” “its” and “ours” refers to the OAN and/or AFH as the context requires, and “you” and “your” refers to you.

Use of IP Addresses

We use your IP address (i.e., execpc.com, aol.com or yourfirmname.com) to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer various features of our site. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information such as the name of your Internet service provider and its geographic location.

Use of “Cookies”

We may use “cookies” to track your interaction with the OAN. A “cookie” is a small text file that reports user and page activity. “Cookies” do not pose a threat to your computer, your web browser or software installed on your system. They do not contain viruses, and the information provided is not used beyond the general administration of our website. Information gathered through the use of “cookies” is not sold or provided to vendors, direct mail concerns, email list services, etc. Please note that we cannot control the use of “cookies” by sites linked to our site, and accordingly we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

Online Registration Forms, Online Surveys, Workspaces and Project Areas

Online Registration, Donation and Order Forms: Registration, donation, and order forms operate in a secure environment using digital encryption technology. This software scrambles email transmissions from users to our customer service representatives. Information supplied via online registration forms and order forms is used only by us. It is not sold or provided to vendors, direct mail concerns, email list services, etc.

Online Surveys: From time to time, we may conduct online surveys, which ask visitors for voluntary information on various topics of interest to us. Information supplied for online surveys is used only by us. It is not sold or provided to vendors, direct mail concerns, email list services, etc.

Workspaces and Project Areas: Workspaces and Project Areas within the OAN may require username and password registration. This information is determined by each individual at the time of registration. You are asked to fill out a personal profile, which asks you to specify your name or an alias to register your account. Other fields provided for your email address and other personal data are entirely optional. You are not required to complete other fields in the form to participate in any of the discussion conferences.

Unsolicited Contacts: Users of the OAN (including any Workspaces and/or Project Areas) should know that any information they disclose may be obtained by any other person(s). This may result in unsolicited mail or email being sent to you. We cannot control this occurrence and users are encouraged to consider this when posting information and/or completing their personal profile.

Delete/Deactivate

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service. Contact us if you would like to deactivate your account.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please contact us.