When accepting questions from users on the website, AW CHINA collects personal information so that it may answer those inquiries, including the user's name, address, telephone number, and email address. On occasion, users may be asked for other information, but in such instances the requested information is divided into required and optional fields. The submission of optional fields is on a strictly voluntary basis.
AW CHINA employs cookies to provide a more advanced level of service to site users. Cookies are designed to make site content available in a more convenient manner for returning users, and they neither infringe on the privacy of site users nor harm the computers on which they are stored. Users can configure their browsers to refuse all cookies or to display a message notifying them when cookies are received.
Each page requesting the submission of personal information includes a notice explaining the purpose(s) for which AW CHINA intends to use that information. Personal information provided by site users is never used for purposes other than those expressly noted.
Some services offered on the website require that personal information provided by users be disclosed to one or more third parties. Each time users take advantage of such services, they are notified that their information will be furnished to a third party and are asked to indicate their approval.
With the exception of the instances described above, AW CHINA does not disclose personal information about site users to third parties without having first obtained their consent.
However, AW CHINA may make personal information about site users available without prior approval when human life or civil rights are at stake and emergency action is required, when cooperating with a request made by an official body such as a court or police department in accordance with applicable laws, and when acting in accordance with other legal requirements.
AW CHINA maintains rigorous data management procedures to ensure that personal information submitted by users accessing the website is not lost or damaged. Information is stored in an environment where it can only be accessed by website administrators and is subject to intensive security measures designed to prevent disclosure to third parties and alteration by outside sources.
When outsourcing work related to the operation of the website or associated with the use and management of personal information about site users, AW CHINA subjects contractor handling of personal information to strict oversight and management.
AW CHINA may review and revise the privacy policies described on this page at its discretion. All policy changes are noted on this page.