Privacy Policy 



General Statement of Privacy
The American Gas Association, AGA, is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting any personally identifiable information that you provide to AGA. Except as indicated below, AGA will not sell, rent or share any personally identifiable information that you provide without your consent.


Collection of Non-Personally Identifiable Information
Our web servers automatically capture non-personally identifiable information including, but limited to, your domain name, the IP address of the web page from which you enter our site, the pages that you visit on our site, the click-through rates, and the amount of time that you spend here. However, the individual user will remain anonymous. We may use and analyze this data for trends and to improve our site. Any non-personally identifiable information that we give to third parties will be provided in aggregate form only.


Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
When you engage in activities such as registering for events or to order various AGA publications, you may be required to submit personal information to AGA. This information will include data such as your name, company name, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address. If you choose not to provide the information that is requested by AGA, you may continue to visit the site but you may be unable to access certain offers, services or secure pages. AGA will not provide any personally identifiable information to any third parties without your consent. However, AGA reserves the right to provide personally identifiable information to third parties if AGA reasonably believes that this release of information is necessary: 1. To comply with legal requirements or legal process; 2. to protect and defend the rights or property of AGA; or 3. to protect the other users of the site or the public.


Submissions and Postings
You understand and agree that AGA does not monitor and is not responsible for any information that you provide on listservs, bulletin board services, chat areas, forums, enterprise platforms and/or other message, information exchange or document development facilities, and recognize that others may collect and use any information that you provide.  Such submissions and posting are subject to the terms and conditions of access to and use of this web site. Click here to view the Terms and Conditions, which is incorporated by reference, as if set forth fully herein.


Privacy with Respect to Minors
AGA does not knowingly collect or use information from children under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian.


When you visit our web site, we may place a cookie on your computer that will allow us to track your visit to our site and help us to improve the site. The cookies will not provide AGA with any personally identifiable information about you.


Other Web Sites and Links
AGA web site contains links to other web sites. If you choose to use any of these links, you will be leaving AGA’s web site and going to a new web site. Protection of your privacy at these linked sites will be governed by the privacy policy at that site. You should take the time to read the privacy policies at these sites. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites or the use of any information that you provide.


If you send AGA credit card information, AGA will encrypt this information between your computer and our server. Other information that you send to this site, including e-mail messages, will not be encrypted unless we advise you otherwise.

Although our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information that is under our control, AGA cannot guarantee complete security.


International User
Irrespective of your domicile or place of doing business, by using this web site, you agree that AGA may collect, use and transfer your information as described in this Privacy Policy Statement.


Changes to Policy
This policy may change over time. Your continued use of the site after these changes are posted constitutes your agreement to the changes with regard to information collected.






Updated: December 1, 2008



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