Privacy Statement: The AAFD maintains a policy of nondisclosure of member lists or member information. AAFD Branded Program partners are given access to our membership list for purposes of marketing AAFD Branded programs. In rare instances, our Board of Trustees may authorize disclosure of our membership for a specific purpose which in the opinion of the Board will provide significant value. However, if you prefer to receive mailings only from the Association and have your name and address removed from the list provided to these companies and organizations, please call the AAFD Member Services at 1-800-733-9858 or write to: Membership Services P.O. Box 10158, Palm Desert, CA 92250-1058
What information is collected?
The American Association of Franchisees & Dealers only collects personal information from our online visitors on a voluntary basis and only during (1) membership registration, (2) support and discussion forum registration and (3) registration for special event participation. Personal information collected may include your name, e-mail address, phone number, home address and birthdate. We do not require this information to obtain access to every area of our website; however, you will not be able to access areas that require registration.
Visitors purchasing goods and services through our online store will need to provide a valid credit card number and expiration date, in addition to name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail address.
Safeguarding your personally identifiable information
We will only collect personally identifiable information to the extent deemed reasonably necessary to serve our legitimate business purposes, and we will maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information you have provided. In addition, we will take reasonable steps to assure that third parties to whom we transfer any data will provide sufficient protection of that personal information.
- The American Association of Franchisees & Dealers will not provide, distribute, sell, nor make publicly available member information.
- All member information is for the sole use of The American Association of Franchisees & Dealers.
- We strongly respect our members’ privacy on the Internet, and suggest that all members and visitors make sure that before you purchase goods or submit information to a site, that the site has a privacy statement.