Every computer connected to the Internet is given a domain name and a set of numbers, which serve as that computer’s Internet protocol (IP) address. When a visitor requests a page from any website within the A&F site, the network’s web servers automatically recognize that visitor’s domain name and IP address. Domain names and IP addresses reveal nothing personal about users other than the IP address from which they have accessed the website. A&F uses this information to examine its web traffic in aggregate. A&F does not collect or evaluate information on IP addresses or domain names.
Some parts of the A&F website require registration. A&F may use the contact information provided to notify users of news and event by email or postal mail. The organization may also use visitors’ IP addresses internally but will not share them with third parties. A&F maintains a strict “no spam” policy: It does not sell, rent, or otherwise provide email addresses to third parties without user consent.
Whenever users voluntarily disclose personal information online – for example through email, on discussion lists, or elsewhere – that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if users post personal information in online venues that are accessible to the public, they may receive unsolicited messages from other parties. Ultimately, each user is solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of his or her personal information.
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