Privacy Policy was updated on 2018-06-01 07:24:27

Privacy Policy

AFN respects your privacy and takes seriously the responsibility of safeguarding your personal information.

Effective: June 1, 2018

The following describes the Privacy Policy for https://www.loadafn.com.

Privacy Policy Scope

https://www.loadafn.com (“the Site”) is owned and operated by AFN, LLC. AFN, LLC is committed to protecting your personal information, being transparent about what information we collect, and giving you control over how we use it.

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “personal information” means information that identifies and can be used to contact a particular individual, and “non-personal information” means data in a form that does not permit direct association with any specific individual.

The purpose of this privacy policy is to give you a clear explanation about how AFN, LLC collects, uses and protects personal and non-personal information when you use our website and/or purchase our products or services, collectively called our “Services”. It is important for you to read this policy in full to understand what information we hold about you, how we may use it and how you can access, update and delete your personal information. However, if you don’t have time to read the whole policy now, here are the main reasons we collect different information about our users:

  • To help us monitor, analyze and improve our Services;
  • To provide you with a more personalized and valuable experience;
  • To send you details about our Services and other information we feel is of value to you, where you have signed up to receive such marketing communications;
  • To be able to do these things, it’s important we collect and analyze data including who our users are and how they use our Services.

What Information Does AFN, LLC Collect About Me?

We may collect information about you from a variety of sources, including information we collect from you directly; information we collect about you when you visit our sites, use our services, or view our online advertisements; and information we collect about you from other sources (where permitted by law).

Information you provide directly:

We collect information directly from you when you choose to participate in our offers and programs or otherwise provide information directly to us. The following are examples of information we may collect directly from you:

  • First and last name
  • Title
  • Company name
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Information we collect when you visit our sites, use our services, or view our online advertisements, content or emails:

We may use cookies, web beacons, personalized retargeting and other technologies to collect non-personal information about you when you visit our site, use our services, or view online advertisements. We use these technologies to provide you a more personalized and richer consumer experience at https://www.loadafn.com. We do not store any of your personal information in cookies, web beacons or other technologies on your computer.

Third party vendors use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to a website. This lets companies provide you with targeted advertisements which are more relevant to you and your interests. Often called “interest based advertising” it is done by grouping together shared interests based upon previous web browsing activity.

The Site may use other tracking tools, including web beacons. Web beacons are images on the Site (or in emails that the Site sends to you) that help us determine what parts of the Site you have visited, whether you have opened an email that we have sent to you, or otherwise to measure the effectiveness of the Site. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information directly to us or to a service provider authorized by us to collect information on our behalf.

Personalized retargeting is another form of internet based advertising that enables AFN to show you ads based on your online browsing and content consumption athttps://www.loadafn.com.

Although these internet based advertising technologies can track your visits around the web they do not identify who you are personally. Even if you sign in to https://www.loadafn.com, the internet based advertising data is still not linked to your personal information.

The following are examples of information we may collect with these technologies:

  • Your browser type and operating system.
  • Web pages you view.
  • Links you click.
  • IP address.
  • Site you visited before coming to our site.

How Can AFN, LLC Use My Information?

AFN, LLC may use the information we collect about you in the following ways:

We use the information we collect to enhance and personalize our advertising and marketing efforts.

How May AFN, LLC Share My Information?

We take very seriously our responsibility to maintain your privacy with respect to your information. Accordingly, we will only share that information under these circumstances:

with entities that provide services on our behalf, including website development, maintenance and support, email distribution, and promotions management, only to the extent that these entities need the information to perform their services or as required by law, unless any additional use or sharing of the information is separately permitted under another provision of this Privacy Policy;

with identified entities whose products or services you specifically use or request to receive while you use the Site;

when we believe that doing so is required by law, may be necessary to protect any person’s property, rights, or safety, or to investigate a potential violation of law;

when to do so will help to enforce any terms of use or other legal agreement, or will help resolve disputes that arise in the ordinary course of business in the event of a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale;

in aggregated or other non-personally identifiable form; or

in accordance with your consent.

How Does AFN, LLC Protect My Information?

We will take reasonable and appropriate technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

However, you acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and no method of data transmission or storage can be guaranteed 100% secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you transmit to us via the internet or archive at this site.

Your Choice And Control Of Your Information

  1. You have the choice to opt out of having your information used or disclosed for certain purposes.

Opting out of collection of Personal Information: You may, of course, decline to submit any Personal Information through https://www.loadafn.com, in which case https://www.loadafn.com may not be able to provide certain services to you.

Opting out of collection of Non-Personal Information: You have the choice to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools that collect non-personal information described above in this Privacy Policy. Note that disabling cookies on your mobile device or browser prevents https://www.loadafn.com from tracking your browser’s activities in relation to the Service, and for use in targeted online advertising. However, doing so may also disable many of the features available through https://www.loadafn.com and therefore limit the full experience of engaging with our Service.

Instructions for blocking and deleting cookies are available at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.

You can opt out of the use of cookies by some third-party vendors by going to the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt -out page located at http:// www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and/or at the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Consumer Choice Page: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/

You can also change your privacy preferences regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies through your browser. You may set your browser to accept all cookies, block certain cookies, require your consent before a cookie is placed in your browser, or block all cookies. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. These options are sometimes referred to as “Do Not Track” choices.

Because Do Not Track protocol is not yet finalized, this site’s information collection and disclosure practices, and the choices that it provides to consumers, will continue to operate as described in this policy, whether or not a Do Not Track signal is received.

Using this website without opting out means that you understand and agree to data collection to provide you with interest-based advertising.

  1. You have the choice to access, update and correct your personal information.
  2. You control the communications you receive from us.

We only send you promotional mobile or email messages if you explicitly ask to receive these. (You opt in). You can stop receiving promotional mobile and email messages from https://www.loadafn.com by following the instructions provided in any such message you receive from https://www.loadafn.com or associated email addresses.

GDPR Compliance

By providing your personal information to AFN, you consent to the processing of your personal information for AFN’s business purposes.  As a freight transportation broker and logistics company, AFN’s legitimate interests and purposes include the marketing of freight transportation logistics services to freight owners and shippers and the marketing of the availability of associated business to freight carriers.  AFN’s Director of Marketing, Nicholas Fryer, with email address marketing@afnww.com, will determine the objective and means of the processing of personal data. Your personal information may be disclosed to third parties who provide services related to marketing automation, email campaigns and newsletters, and internet analytics and advertisements.  Your personal information will be stored for a period of time consistent with the original purpose of collection. In the event that AFN is able to determine that you are no longer involved in freight transportation and/or you are no longer a proper recipient of AFN’s sales and marketing materials, your personal information will be deleted.

By emailing marketing@afnww.com, you may request:

(i) access to your personal information,

(ii) corrections to any of your personal information,

(iii) erasure of any or all of your personal information,

(iv) restriction of the processing of any or all of your personal information.

You may request and receive, in a structured and machine-readable format, your personal information that has been collected by AFN, and you may transmit the information to another entity without hindrance from AFN.  You may, at any time, withdraw your consent to AFN’s use of your information. You are not obliged by contract, statute, or otherwise to provide your personal information. You may lodge complaints regarding AFN’s use of your personal information with any appropriate supervisory authority.  Once you provide AFN with your personal information, an automated system may facilitate the transmission of your information to an appropriate AFN sales department. An AFN sales representative may then contact you.

Children’s Privacy

If you are a parent or guardian who determines that your child under the age of 18 has submitted his or her personal information without your consent or knowledge, we will delete their personal information from our database , at your request. To request the deletion of information, contact the site administrator at marketing@afnww.com.

Changes in this Privacy Policy

AFN, LLC may, in its sole discretion, modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so you should review this page periodically. When we change the policy in a material manner we will update the ‘last modified’ date at the top of this page.

This Policy Is Part Of Our Terms And Conditions Of Use

Our website privacy policy is a part of, and subject to, our website’s terms conditions of use. You may view these terms and conditions on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the online Privacy Policy for this site or its implementation you may contact us at:

7230 N. Caldwell Avenue

Niles, IL 60714

United States