The AOA will disclose personal information when
required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is
necessary to: conform to the edicts of the law or comply with a
legal process served on the AOA, protect and defend the rights or
property of the AOA, or visitors to the AOA web site, identify
persons who may be violating the law, the legal notice, or the
rights of third parties, cooperate with the investigations of
purported unlawful activities.
It is the policy of the AOA to allow members to
inspect the following records of the organization:
• IRS Form 990
• Original applications for tax-exempt status
• Articles of incorporation
• Audited financial statements
Access will be granted at AOA Headquarters at a
mutually agreed upon time. A responsible AOA employee will remain
in the presence of the individual(s) requesting access to this
information. Individuals will be allowed a reasonable amount of
time to review the records, but access to copying machines and the
like may be denied.
AOA legal counsel is Gaido & Fintzen, 30 North
LaSalle, Suite 3010, Chicago, IL 60602.
Credit card information will not be shared or sold
to third parties for any purpose.