Privacy Policy

    Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to
    https://www.americankratom.org/ and American Kratom Association and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to American Kratom Association include https://www.americankratom.org/ and AKA. The AKA website is a Advocacy site. By using the AKA website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

    TRUSTe Privacy Program

    AKA is a licensee of the TRUSTe Privacy Program. TRUSTe is an independent organization whose mission is to build users' trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of fair information practices. Because we want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy, we have agreed to disclose our information practices and have our privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe.

    If you have questions or concerns regarding this policy, you should first contact us at
    support@americankratom.org. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you should contact TRUSTe at:

    http://watchdog.truste.com/pvr.php?page=complaint. TRUSTe may serve as a liaison with us to resolve your concerns. 

    Collection of your Personal Information

    AKA may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
    - Name
    - Address
    - E-mail Address
    - Phone Number

    If you purchase AKA's products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

    Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through AKA's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

    AKA encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from AKA so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. AKA is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the AKA website.

    Use of your Personal Information

    AKA collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services
    you have requested.

    AKA may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from AKA and its affiliates.

    AKA may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

    AKA does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

    AKA may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to AKA, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

    AKA will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on AKA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of AKA; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of AKA, or the public.

    Automatically Collected Information

    Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by AKA. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the AKA website.

    Use of Cookies

    The AKA website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

    One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize AKA pages, or register with AKA site or services, a cookie helps AKA to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same AKA website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the AKA features that you customized.

    You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the AKA services or websites you visit. 

    Security of your Personal Information

    AKA secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. AKA uses the following methods for this purpose:

    - Verisign
    - SSL Protocol

    Verisign is an independent, third-party company engaged in the development of digital trust. Verisign provides authentication of Internet services, digital identity, and intellectual property. By clicking on the Verisign logo, the Verisign website will serve up a web page that confirms that American Kratom Association is "Verisign Authenticated."

    When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. 

    Children Under Thirteen

    AKA does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
    Disconnecting your AKA Account from Third Party Websites.

    You will be able to connect your AKA account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR AKA ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED INTHIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time. By removing their log in information. Users may also contact us by email or telephone.

    Opt-Out & Unsubscribe

    We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from AKA by contacting us here:

    - Web page: Contact Us
    - Email: support@americankratom.org
    - Phone: 804-552-1252

    Changes to this Statement

    AKA will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. AKA encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how AKA is protecting your information.
    Contact Information

    AKA welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe
    that AKA has not adhered to this Statement, please contact AKA at:

    American Kratom Association
    5501 Merchants View Square #202
    Haymarket, Virginia 20169
    Email Address:
    support@americankratom.org
    Telephone number:
    804-552-1252

    Effective as of August 28, 2017

    DAYS THE FDA HAS IGNORED AKA’S MEETING REQUEST

    © 2018 American Kratom Association.

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