Last Updated: April 12, 2023
When you visit UIA’s Website you provide us with personal information you knowingly disclose to us and Website interaction information collected by us. We request information from you (which may include name, age, address, telephone number, email address, city location, zip code, and when necessary, credit card information) when you ask a question, request to receive communications, or participate in a promotion or other Website feature.
We also collect any information which you decide to share, for example by contacting us directly; participating in surveys; or by posting such information in any forum or other sections of the Website or on any social media service such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. In addition to the information noted above, the information we collect through all means also may include demographic and other information about you such as your gender, age, marital status, political affiliation, hobbies, etc.
Like many Websites, we gather information about how visitors use our Website. For more information, see the “Cookies and Pixel Tags” section below.
We may use the information we collect to:
Operate, provide, improve and maintain the Website
Send you information electronically, through the mail or by other means about UIA which we believe you may be interested in
Customize and/or personalize your communications
Better respond to your inquiries
Communicate with you about your needs
Communicate with you about our events, and for other promotional purposes
Improve our operations, or
Administer surveys or other Website features
To opt-out and stop receiving email updates, you can follow the unsubscribe instructions provided on all UIA e-mails.
For operating purposes, we may transfer information between UIA and our preferred service providers who use that information only to conduct UIA business. For example, they may handle UIA’s data management, and/or email distribution. We may also share your information to administer a Website feature. We provide our preferred service providers with the information they need to perform their services and work with them to protect your information.
Sharing Information You Post
All information which you post or upload to any forum or other section or feature of the Website or to any social media service will be shared with and visible to the entire world. We do not allow you to later edit or remove materials you post or upload. We do not have restrictive privacy settings which allow you to restrict who can and cannot see your posts and uploads. Please do not post or upload any information or materials which you do not want the entire world to see.
Protecting Your Information
We use a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. REGARDLESS OF THESE EFFORTS, UIA CANNOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OR CONFIDENTIALITY OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US.
Cookies and Pixel Tags
UIA receives and records information from your browser when you use the Website and may use a variety of methods, such as cookies and pixel tags to collect this information. A cookie is a small removable data file that is stored by your web browser on your computer. Cookies allow you to place an order on our Website and allow us to enhance and personalize your online experience.
Recognize you when you return to our Website
Analyze visitor behavior
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent or you can choose to turn off all cookies. If you turn cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.
We may use pixel tags – tiny graphic images – to help us analyze your online behavior. Pixel tags also allow us to send you email in a format you can read and let us know when you have opened an email message from us. We may use pixel tags to collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with our Website. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every Website you visit, such as your IP address, browser type and language, username, system type, whether you have enabling software to access certain Website features, access times and referring Website addresses. Websites visited before visiting the UIA Website might place personal information within the URL of your browser during a visit to that Website. UIA may unintentionally collect that information as part of the referring Website information we collect.