Privacy Policy

Internet Privacy Pledge

Amherst®, LLC (Amherst) may permit users to access additional information about Amherst and its affiliates, through areas of this Web site (the “Site”) that may be accessed only after the user has registered with Amherst and obtained a user name and password (“Password-Protected Areas”).  See also the Terms and Conditions of Use for this Site.  The prospective users of such Password-Protected Areas must be existing or prospective customers of Amherst or an Amherst affiliate, and are subject to the review and approval of Amherst or an Amherst affiliate  prior to being permitted to access a Password-Protected Area of this Site.  If you are authorized to access a Password-Protected Area of this Site, Amherst may share information you have provided to one or more Amherst affiliates for limited business development purposes.  Any such information provided to an Amherst affiliate will be handled in accordance with the privacy policy of such Amherst affiliate.  Amherst and each of its subsidiaries do NOT otherwise currently collect personally identifying information via this Site.

IP Addresses
Amherst collects Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for the purposes of system administration and traffic monitoring.  An IP address is a number that’s automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are connected to the Internet.  Our Web server automatically identifies your computer by its IP address.

When you request pages from, our server logs your IP addresses.  We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable with the exception of Password-Protected Areas.  With the exception of the Password-Protected Areas, this means that your session will be logged, but you remain anonymous to us. Amherst does not read or write any data to the hard drive of any user of a Password-Protected Area.  Please contact your Amherst representative if you have any questions in this regard.

Cookies are pieces of information that a web site provider’s server transfers to your hard drive for record-keeping purposes.  By showing how and when you use a specific Web site, cookies enable the site provider to evaluate the relative popularity of various sections of the site.  Many improvements and updates to a Web site are based on such data as total number of visitors and pages viewed.  This information is most easily tracked with cookies.

While the use of cookies is an industry standard—you’ll find them at most major Web sites – Amherst and each of its subsidiaries do NOT currently use cookies with respect to users of our Site.

However, this Site may contain direct links or hyperlinks to Web sites that are maintained by third parties (“Third Party Sites”).  When clicking on such a link, you are leaving our Site.  Amherst has no control over these Third Party Sites, including whether these sites use cookies.  If a Third Party Site uses cookies, please be aware that Amherst does not control these cookies, and that these cookies are not subject to this Amherst Internet Privacy Policy, including our limitations on use of cookies described above.

Agreement to Terms of this Policy
By using this Site, you signify your assent to this Amherst Internet Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use this Site.  We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time.  Please check this page periodically for changes.  Your continued use of following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.