SECTION 1 – WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
The Veterinary Virtual Care Association respects and protects your privacy. The purpose of this policy statement is to fully share with you a complete description of what we collect, how we use that information, and how you can access or correct your information.
When you contact us through our contact form, membership form, directory application, or any other form on our website, we collect your name, email, phone number and other business details in order to respond to your message or add you to our community. Please do not submit any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. Social Security Number; date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable for consequences of your submission.
To provide website visitors the ability to prevent their data from being used by Google Analytics, Google has provided an opt out option.
Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our services and other updates.
SECTION 2 – CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
When you provide us with personal information to request further contact we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.
If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at EMAIL or mailing us at: email@example.com
SECTION 3 – DISCLOSURE
We will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties. We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.
SECTION 4 – COOKIES
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
SECTION 5 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
Refusing other cookies:
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.
When you click on links on our site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
Our website contains programmes (plug-ins). When visiting our website or profile containing such a plug-in, your browser will establish a direct link with the servers operated by that plug-in; as a result the content of the plug-in will be transferred to your browser and embedded in the website being shown.
We use a plug-in operated by the social network Facebook. These programmes are exclusively operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA. The plug-ins are clearly visible on our website through the use of the Facebook logo or through the add-on “like” button.
If you visit our website whilst signed into your Facebook user account, information concerning your visit will be transferred to Facebook. Facebook can assign your visit to our website to your user account. Information arising from interaction with the Facebook plug-ins (such as by clicking the Facebook “like” button or by leaving a comment) will be directly transferred to and stored by Facebook. To prevent this you must log out of your Facebook account before visiting our website.
We use a plug-in operated by the social network Twitter. These programmes are exclusively operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street
Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. The plug-ins are clearly visible on our website through the use of the Twitter logo or through the add-on “tweet” button.
If you visit our website whilst signed into your Twitter user account, information concerning your visit will be transferred to Twitter. Twitter can assign your visit to our website to your user account. Information arising from interaction with the Twitter plug-ins (such as by clicking the Twitter “follow” button will be directly transferred to and stored by Twitter. To prevent this you must logout of your Twitter account before visiting our website.
SECTION 6 – SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
SECTION 7 – AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
If our firm is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to provide you with service.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact our Privacy Compliance Officer at: EMAIL or by mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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