Privacy Policy


Privacy issues are of paramount importance, and AO Vertical is committed to the protection of privacy while carrying out its duties and functions.

Privacy statement

AO Vertical believes that the responsible handling of personal information is a key aspect of accountable governance, and is strongly committed to protecting an individual's right to privacy.

Accordingly, AO Vertical is committed to full compliance with its obligations.

This privacy statement explains some of these principles and how they may apply to you.

Note that the website privacy statement does not apply to linked web sites, however we do not link knowingly to sites that are privacy-invasive. When you follow a link to another site, we recommend you read the privacy statement of that site to familiarize yourself with its privacy policy.


Hypertext links from AO Vertical website to other web locations are provided for the convenience of users and do not constitute any endorsement or authorization by AO Vertical. When linking to other sites you should familiarize yourself with their website privacy statements.

Anonymous access to our site

You can browse AO Vertical web site anonymously, without disclosing your personal information.

Collection and use of personal data

AO Vertical site does not collect or record personal information, other than information you choose to provide.

You will only receive email correspondence from AO Vertical if you have expressly requested to do so with AO Vertical staff, or have supplied your details to us by other means.

Collection and use of site visit data

The following non-personal information is automatically recorded by this site's web server for statistical and system administration purposes only:

Your IP address;
The date and the time of your visit to the site;
The pages you accessed and downloaded;
Your operating system;
The type of browser you are using.

To the extent that this data could make you identifiable, AO Vertical will not attempt to identify individuals from the records the server automatically generates unless that is necessary to investigate a breach of law or regulation.


We will not disclose your personal information to a third party without your consent, unless we are required or authorized to do so by law or other regulation. In the event of an investigation into suspected unlawful or improper activity, a law enforcement agency or government agency may exercise its legal authority to inspect the web server's records (eg. in relation to hacking or abusive messages).

Security of your personal data

All employees of AO Vertical have the duty to deal with your personal information confidentially.

Although every effort is made with regard to security, this web site does not guarantee secure transmission of information over the Internet. You should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information across the Internet.