Privacy Policy

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Your Privacy is of Utmost Importance to AFI 

As a general policy, AFI does not collect any personal information on its website that could identify you or any demographic information about you.

This privacy statement describes AFI's policy concerning the gathering and sharing of visitors' information through the AFI website. It applies to AFI's website, that is, all pages within the domain name.


Normal website usage

In general, you can browse the AFI site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. The only information we gather during general browsing is from standard server logs. These include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the website that referred you to us, the files you download, the pages you visit, and the dates/times of those visits.

Subscriptions and discussions

If you subscribe to a newsletter, request information, provide feedback, apply for a job, join a discussion group or join any other type of electronic mailing list, you will be asked to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address, or postal address. This information is collected only with your knowledge and permission, and is kept in AFI's secure database.

Subscribing or supplying personal information sets a 'cookie'. By setting this cookie, the AFI website will remember your general details the next time you visit, so you don't have to re-enter the information. This helps us to provide you with a better service.


The information gathered during general browsing of the AFI website is used to analyze trends and usage of the site and to improve the usefulness of the site. It is not connected with any personal information.

Personally identifiable information

AFI may use the personal information you provide to:

  • Contact you in response to a query or suggestion, or to mail newsletters, documents, publications etc., to you as per your request;
  • 'Remember' your online profile and preferences;
  • Help you quickly find information that is relevant to you based on your interests, and help us create site content most relevant to you.


You can opt out or change your subscription information. You can contact AFI directly to inform us of your preference or to update the information we have about you on file. For assistance, please contact


We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the AFI site to any third party. Any information provided to AFI by members or users of the site is held with the utmost care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this privacy policy or in ways to which you have explicitly consented. AFI employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on our systems from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

All our employees who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of official business matters, including personal data.


With questions or queries regarding this privacy policy, please contact us at