Avista Technology Solutions (ATS) understands that your privacy is important to you. ATS is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personally-identifiable information, being any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person, as you uses this website. The scope of ATS’s commitment is described in this Privacy Policy. By submitting personally-identifiable information, you consent to ATS’s use of such personally-identifiable information as described herein. Please see our terms of use for more information about our online terms and policies in general.


What personally-identifiable information is collected?

ATS collects personally-identifiable information on certain areas of the Site when user participates in user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, etc.). The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, and background information whenever required. In addition, ATS collects certain information that you do not visibly enter, such as your IP address, browsing pattern on the Site, click stream data, HTTP protocol elements, and the status of cookies placed on your computer by ATS.


How may ATS use my personally-identifiable information?

ATS uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, publish your letters to the editor or comments, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.


How are cookies used?

Cookies are small packets of information that are stored by your web browser. They are put on your web browser by the websites that you visit. These packets of information do not contain personal information about you but they do allow us to know if you visit the same website twice or if you visit related websites.


User Posts

You should be aware that whenever you publicly disclose information online, that information could be collected and used by others. ATS is not responsible for any action or policies of any third parties who collect information that users publicly disclose in any such forums on the Site.