Privacy Policy

Aepios respects your privacy and is committed to protect the personal information of its users browsing the site (“Users”). We believe that you have a right to know our practices regarding the information we may collect when you visit and/or use our website [] (the “Site”). This policy explains our privacy practices for the Site and services provided by Aepios. By accessing and/or using the Site and its related sites, applications, services, goods and/or registering for an Aepios account, you consent to the terms and conditions of this privacy policy, including to our collection, use, disclosure, processing and retention of your personal information. You can also learn how to limit sharing of information in this policy.

This statement does not apply to any public area of Aepios’s website or services. Should you submit personal information to contact another member, create a personal profile, add a story, or post to the Aepios Blog, such information becomes publicly available and Aepios is not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit to these services, forums, stories or persons.

Information We Collect

Our Newsletter Program

We offer opportunities to register to receive our e-mail newsletter, both in various locations on our Web site. We only add you to our mailing list if you authorize us to. Moreover, we do not share your e-mail address or other personal information with other companies unless authorized by you.

Our Blog

Our Website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.

Adding or Editing Your Story

When a member enters a story, their story can be shared openly or anonymously. In order to remain anonymous you must sign up using an email login. Your email address will never be shared with other member on site. Other members may contact you by posting a message through the site. Aepios allows users to share contact information with one another via its emailing services. Unless required by law as detailed in this section or a user specifically takes action as discussed in this paragraph, Aepios does not share individual user search activity information and such activity information remains private to the individual user and to Aepios.

Adding or Editing you Aepios Profile

Aepios does not share it’s members contact information. Other members may communicate with each other via the Aepios emailing services. Unless required by law as detailed in this section or a user specifically takes action as discussed in this paragraph, Aepios does not share individual user contact information and such information remains private to the individual user and to Aepios.

Financial Information

Aepios collects financial information (such as billing address, credit card number, expiration date etc) for billing payment and credit card authorization purposes. Financial information is used to bill users for products and services purchased. Within Aepios, only the accounting department have access to the credit card account information. This information is not shared with anyone within or outside of Aepios.

How do we Collect Information?

You directly provide us with most of the information we collect. You do this by filling out the registration details on the Site, and by posting and sharing additional information voluntarily and anything you choose to add to your user profile. We also collect technical information indirectly and automatically through our systems. This information may include logging your Internet Protocol (IP) address, software configuration, operating system and use of Cookies; Cookies are small files sent from us to your computer and sometimes back. Cookies ultimately help us improve your navigation and ease of use of our Site. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information. You can find further information about Cookies in this policy below, under Cookies and Local Storage.

How do we use the Information collected?

We use personal information only as appropriate to provide you with quality service and security. For example, we may use the information collected from you to verify your identity. We may also use this information to establish and set up your account, verify or re-issue a password, log your activity and contact you from time to time. The information helps us improve our services to you, customize your browsing experience and inform you about additional products, services or promotions that may be of interest to you. In addition, this information helps us track any fraudulent activities and other inappropriate activities and monitor content integrity. Should you ever deactivate your account with us, we will keep your information on file, but only use it to comply with regulatory requirements and to contact you occasionally with the option to reactivate your account. We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those set out in this privacy policy. We processes personal information on our servers in different jurisdictions world-wide. We may process your personal information on a server located outside the country where you live.

Data Retention

We retain information as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations. In addition, we may retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigation, enforce our Site terms and take other actions permitted by law. Please contact us if you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services.

Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.

We may combine your personal information with information we collect from automatically or obtain from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our services, content and advertising. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can opt-out through the link attached to each communication.

We may provide your personal details to third parties, only in order to operate the Site, and prevent fraud and illegal activities, as detailed below.

To service providers for the purpose of opening, operating and servicing your account (example – payment vendors, CRM systems, mailing systems or technical consultants);
To respond to a subpoena or court order, judicial process or to regulatory authorities; and
To protect against fraud, unauthorized transactions (such as money laundering), claims or other liabilities. We do not collect credit information; but allow our payment vendors to collect information for the purpose of collecting payments from users on the site. We are not exposed to the payment information provided to our payment vendors, and this information is subject to the privacy policy applicable to the payment vendor.

Cookies & Local Storage

The Site uses cookies to collect statistical data about its use, such as information about webpages visited by Users, the length of time Users visited certain Sites, data about how Users came to visit particular sites, the scope and nature of those sites, areas viewed by Users, and additional information.

Advertising Cookies

We may use third part third party service providers.

Blocking Cookies

You may set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us. However, it’s important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

Security Measures

We take great care in maintaining the security of the Site and your information and in preventing unauthorized access to it through industry standard technologies and internal procedures. However, we do not guarantee that unauthorized access will never occur.

Third Party Sites

While using the Site you may encounter links to third party websites. Aepios is not responsible for these sites and has no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to privacy matters or any other legal matter with respect to such sites. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies and the terms and conditions or service of such websites.

Updating Your Information

We take steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate and up to date, and we provide you with the opportunity to update your information through your account profile settings. Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information. In the event that you believe our information is in anyway incorrect or inaccurate, please let us know immediately. We will make sure we investigate the matter and correct any inaccuracies as quickly as possible where necessary or give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it – unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request. If for any reason you have a problem with deleting your personal information please contact Aepios Customer Support and we will make reasonable efforts to delete any such information pursuant to any applicable privacy laws.

Social Media Features and Widgets

Our Web site includes social media features, such as the Facebook Like button and widgets etc. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Web site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Children’s Privacy

Aepios website is intended to be used by individuals over the age of 18. We do not seek or willingly collect information on children under the age of 18. If we discover that we have collected information on a child under the age of 18, then we will delete that information from our system.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason, so please re-visit this page frequently.

Changes to this privacy policy are effective as of the stated “Last Update” and your continued use of the Site on or after the Last Update date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes.Should we make any material changes we will notify you by email or by means of a notice on this Web site prior to the change becoming effective, typically 30 days in advance.

Corporate Change

In the event we go through a business transition such as a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your information may be among the assets transferred.

Have Questions?

If you have any questions or comments concerning our Privacy Policy, please email our Privacy Coordinator at

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