Privacy Policy


This security and privacy statement applies to this website which is operated by AAPT under the domain name "www.asphalttechnology.org".

It is understood that you, as an AAPT website visitor, are concerned about your privacy and about the confidentiality and security of information we may gain about you online. AAPT is committed to protecting your privacy. This AAPT security and privacy statement explains how your personal information will be treated as you access and interact with our website. As the AAPT website develops and as technology evolves, AAPT will continue to strive to provide you with better and more adaptable privacy settings. AAPT encourages you to review the security and privacy statement periodically because the security and privacy statement may change from time to time. It remains the sole decision of AAPT to make updates and changes to this policy. The AAPT Privacy Policy explain show AAPT protects your privacy and confidentiality. The principles set out in the AAPT Privacy Policy also apply to AAPT Apps. In addition to the provisions of this security and privacy statement, there may also be specific and additional privacy provisions which apply to certain sections of the AAPT website. Because those specific and additional provisions also relate to your privacy protection, you should review them wherever they are accessibleby you on the AAPT website. In the event of any inconsistency between the provisions of this security and privacy statement and those other specific and additional provisions, the specific and additional provisions will prevail. AAPT takes reasonable steps to preserve the security of cookie and personal information in accordance with the AAPT website terms of use and this security and privacy statement. If your browser is suitably configured, it will advise you whether the information you are sending us will be secure (encrypted) or not secure (unencrypted). AAPT regularly reviews developments in security and encryption technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Accordingly, although AAPT strives to protect such information, AAPT cannot guarantee, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmitto us or from our online products or services and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we take the necessary encryption steps to preserve the security of the information in our own systems.

The information that AAPT collects about you is dependent on how you use the facilities offered by the AAPT website. If you visit an unsecure area of the AAPT website (that is, an area where you are not required to log on) to read, browse or download information, our system will record the date and time of your visit to our site, the pages viewed and any information downloaded. However, our systems will not record any personally identifiable information. If you use any of the tools we provide we generally do not capture any personal information that you may enter when using these tools. An exception to this is when a tool such as a checkout allows you to suspend or save your address and retrieve the details at a later time. In that case the information is stored on our systems so that you may recover the information when you resume your activity.

AAPT will not ask you to disclose sensitive information (as defined by law) during you visit, but if you elect to provide sensitive information it will also be captured and stored. Sensitive information, as defined by law, is any information about a person’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinion, membership of a political association, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association, membership of a trade union, sexual preferences or practices, criminal record or health information. It is maybe necessary for AAPT to collect your IP address for your interaction with various parts of the AAPTwebsite. Your IP address is the identifier for your computer when you are using the internet. For instance, AAPT collects and stores your IP address when you log into AAPT. We store your IP address for security purposes. Your IP address will not be used by us or released to any third party except in the case of security, inappropriate behavior or fraud issues, such as unauthorized access to your or our computer systems or fraudulent transactions.Your browser and AAPT use "cookies" as a fundamental part of our interaction with your Internet browser. The purpose is to provide you with better and more customized service. Cookies are frequently used on websites and you can choose if and how a cookie will be accepted by configuring your preferences and options in your browser. AAPT uses cookies for two different purposes. We allocate a cookie to each Internet browser that visits the AAPT website. This cookie does not allow us to collect personally identifiable information about you. We use this cookie: to allocate a AAPT identification number to your Internet browser (but we cannot identify you from this number); to determine if you have previously visited the AAPT website; accordingly, if you wish to make full use of the AAPT website, it may be required that you accept cookies. AAPT also uses cookies for secure services (that is, an area where AAPT uses encryption) on the AAPT website. These cookies are used for a variety of purposes, including for security and personalization reasons. If your browser is configured to reject all cookies you will be unable to use secure services on the AAPT website that require cookies. You may still be able to use some information-only pages even if you do not accept cookies.

We will preserve the content of any e-mail that you send us or any communication internally in the AAPT messaging system, if we believe that we have a legal requirement to do so. Your e-mail message content may be monitored by our AAPT employees for security issues including where e-mail abuse is suspected; our response toyou may be monitored for quality assurance issues.

We will only use or disclose personal information or information generated by cookies in accordance with the AAPT Privacy Policy, specific and additional provisions relating to privacy which apply to certain areas of the AAPT website and as otherwise set out in this security and privacy statement.

You acknowledge and accept that your use of the AAPT website indicates your acceptance of the AAPT website terms of use and the security and privacy statement. This is the current security and privacy statement. It replaces any other security and privacy statement for the AAPT website published on the AAPT website to date. AAPT may at any time vary the security and privacy statement by publishing the varied security and privacy statement on the AAPT website. You accept that by doing this, AAPT has provided you with sufficient notice of the variation.