Information We Collect
“Personal Information” is data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a single person. If you wish to participate in some of the features and services the Sites may offer, we may ask you to provide certain Personal Information. We do not collect Personal Information unless you voluntarily provide it to us. When you visit, use or register on our Sites, request information, submit comments, videos, messages, photographs, content, surveys or feedback forms, participate in webcasts, chat rooms, forums, message boards, blogs or other interactive features of the Sites, or otherwise communicate or interact with us, we may collect certain Personal Information from you. How we collect this information will depend on how you choose to use our Sites and interact with us. We may collect Personal Information that you provide to us directly when you conduct business with us, including via telephone, fax, email, or through your use of and interaction with us on the Sites. Such Personal Information may include, but is not limited to: your name, home address, phone number, email address, date of birth, and payment and credit card information. We may also collect demographic information, such as your age, gender and ethnicity. When we collect payment information directly from you, like credit card numbers and expiration dates, we transmit this data directly from you to the credit card processing company and it is not stored by VT. As you interact with the Sites, we may also collect information automatically about your visit to our Sites. We use analytics services that provide us with certain information when you use the Sites for the purposes of giving us operational and marketing data about our online visitors’ usage. The type of information gathered in monitoring use of the Sites could include, but will not be limited to, browser and operating system information, dates and times of a particular user’s visit and/or click path taken through the Sites, lookup information, Internet Protocol (IP) address, Media Access Control (MAC) address, and information that may be publicly available (collectively, the “Usage Data”). The Usage Data may be used in aggregate form that does not identify you to us or in a form that may identify you to us. The Usage Data may let us know, anonymously or in a manner whereby your identity is know to us, which services and features you are using or accessing within our Sites (including, for example but without limitation, whether you may have accessed or downloaded audiovisual material from the Sites), as well as the device type and hardware features, country and language of download.
Information We Receive From Third Parties
Do Not Track Requests
Unless your browser settings are configured to make your online activities and publicly available information about your online activities (such as traffic data, including unique device identifier of the device used to access our Sites, device type used to access the Sites and its capabilities, operating system version, browser type and its capabilities, length of visits to the Sites and click path taken, lookup information and time spent on certain Sites) invisible to usages analytics tools, we do not presently have the technological capability to omit you from usage analytics to the extent your browser only sends us a “do not track” message and does not otherwise screen you from tracking without any action on our part.
How We Use Your Personal Information
We collect and use your Personal Information for a variety of business purposes, including: To provide the services, products and offerings that you request, and to communicate with you regarding such services, products and offerings; To do all things necessary to administer those services; To complete your purchase transactions; To research, develop, manage, protect and improve our Sites, products and services; To maintain and develop our service-oriented software and other business systems; To provide you with information on products, services, special deals, promotions and contest announcements, surveys or newsletters in connection with a product or service about which you previously inquired, or about a product or service that we think you might be interested in; To notify the winners and award prizes in connection with promotions; and To analyze data, or to have a third party do so on our behalf. We also use Non-Personal Data for various purposes, including: To help diagnose problems with our Sites and servers; To build up marketing profiles; To aid strategic development; To help administer and audit usage of the Sites; and To improve the Sites, and our products and services.
You may choose not to provide certain Personal Information requested by us, but please be aware that you may be prevented from making full use of the features, services and/or promotions we offer. For example, we may require your name and email address to add you to an email newsletter list or to allow you to comment on our blog. We may require a home address, cell phone or telephone number to enter you in a contest or sweepstakes so that we can send prize notifications, deliver rewards or prizes or notify you of special offers. You may opt-out of having your Personal Information used for commercial purposes. Users who no longer wish to receive our promotional communications may contact us by email to be removed from our lists. Be sure to include any contact information that you want removed from our promotional contacts list, including physical addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses (If you use more than one email address, send your opt-out email from each of your email addresses.) If you receive any online newsletter or similar promotional email communication from us, you will be given the option to “unsubscribe” from receiving further email communications from us at any time. In some cases, you may also visit our Sites which allow you to choose whether you wish to receive certain online newsletters and savings updates and to update your contact information. Your option not to receive promotional and marketing material will not preclude us from corresponding with you, by email or otherwise, regarding your existing or past business relationships with us (e.g., any purchase of our products or use of our services or responses to requests for information you pose to us either through use of the Sites or by other means), and will not preclude us from accessing and viewing your Personal Information in the course of maintaining and improving our Sites and our services. If you want to opt-out of receiving any communications from us or if your Personal Information changes (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address), you may correct, update or delete/deactivate your Personal Information at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. In accordance with our routine record keeping, we may delete certain records that contain Personal Information you have submitted through the Sites. We are under no obligation to store such Personal Information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such Personal Information. In addition, you should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases without some residual data because of backups and other reasons.
Protecting Your Privacy
You are solely responsible for the information and other content you post on or through our Sites. You understand that personal and other information that you post on or through public areas of our Sites are generally accessible to, and may be collected, viewed and used by, others (including other account holders), and may result in solicited or unsolicited messages or other contact from others. Users of our Sites are encouraged to exercise caution when posting Personal Information about themselves in public areas. You warrant that you have permission to use and share any third party information and you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless VT from and against any claim, liability, cost and expense arising in connection with your provision of such information.
Information We Share with Others
Transfer of Data
Your California Privacy Rights
Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, certain information with respect to the types of personal information the business shares with third parties for direct marketing purposes by such third party and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information in the immediately preceding calendar year. To access this information, write to V100K Technologies, LLC, 3209-153 Gresham Lake Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615, USA, or email email@example.com.
Our Sites may contain links to other sites on the Internet which are not under the control of VT. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for the accuracy or any other aspect of the content of sites we do not operate or control. Your accessing the links to any other sites is at your own risk and subject to the applicable privacy policies and terms and conditions of such websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Sites and to read the privacy statements of each website to which we may link that may collect Personal Information.
The Sites are not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and VT does not knowingly solicit or collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected the Personal Information of a child under 13 we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit your email address or any other Personal Information to us through the Sites.
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