Personal Information We Collect
Virtual Data Partners requires registered users of the Websites and its products and services (collectively, the “Services”) to provide certain information which may include company name, address, phone number, and e-mail address, and financial qualification and billing information, such as billing name and address, and the names of the users within the organization that will be using the Services. Virtual Data Partners may also request or require additional information such as title, department name, fax number, or additional company information.
When using our Services, you may also choose to submit information about third parties by uploading your address book, which may include names, email addresses, addresses, and other personal information of your contacts. If you give us your password to automatically export this data, we will not store your password after you have uploaded your contacts’ information.
Users may update or change their information by logging into the Website and editing the information, as applicable, or contacting Virtual Data Partners directly.
Non-Personal Information We Collect
Virtual Data Partners may collect additional information as a result of your use of, and interaction with, the Websites, regardless of whether you are a registered user, and the Services, as well as of your use of, and interaction with, the products, services and websites of our business partners (“Usage Information”). Virtual Data Partners may use certain standard web measurement and tracking technologies such as:
As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files includes your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider), the browser you used to visit our web Site, the time you visited our Site, and which pages you visited throughout our Site.
Cookies and Web Beacons
You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our Site as well as other sites. This could include the inability to log in to services or programs, such as forums or accounts.
Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
What We Use Your Information For
The information we collect to understand your needs and interests helps us deliver a consistent and personalized experience. For example, we may use your information to:
- create and maintain your account
- prevent and detect fraud or other malicious activity;
- communicate with you about our services and features;
- allow other members to communicate with you;
- provide service and support;
- update you on new services and features;
- analyze service usage statistics, including but not limited to external analytics tools and their built-in toolkit (including sessions, User-ID, etc).
Virtual Data Partners may also use information such as your name and e-mail address to contact you, respond to your inquiries, and send you information and to notify you of special offers and other products or services, including those of our partners, that we believe may be of interest to you or to notify you of important new changes to the Websites. Usage Information helps Virtual Data Partners measure the success of the Websites, its features or pages, and to improve your online experience, as well as to optimize the Services.
Virtual Data Partners does not sell, rent, or lease your personal information to others.
We are in compliance with the requirements of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and do not target our Site to children under 13, or knowingly permit children under the age of 13 to become registered members of our Site.
How We Protect Your Information
To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of all information, we use appropriate physical, technical and administrative procedures to safeguard the information we collect. This includes encryption of passwords stored on our servers. Additionally, we only support HTTPS (ciphered) protocols for access to our Site.
Although we try our best to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, please be aware that there are risks inherent in sharing information, and that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other members with whom you share your information. We cannot guarantee that only authorized persons will view your information. We cannot ensure that information you share on our Websites will not become publicly available. We are not responsible for third party circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures on our Websites. You can reduce these risks by using common sense security practices, such as choosing a strong password, using different passwords for different services, and using up-to-date antivirus software.
Disclosure of Your Information to Third Parties
The Websites may contain links to other websites controlled, offered or maintained by third parties. Unless specifically indicated otherwise, Virtual Data Partners is not affiliated with these sites and Virtual Data Partners makes no representation and is not responsible for these sites or the contents contained therein. Your access and use of these sites is at your own risk. Virtual Data Partners is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these other websites.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Websites, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may disclose your information pursuant to subpoenas, court orders, or other requests (including criminal and civil matters) if we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law. This may include respecting requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States, wherever we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law under the local laws in that jurisdiction, applies to users from that jurisdiction, and is consistent with generally accepted international standards. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to enforce our Site policies, or to protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
We may provide third parties with aggregate statistics about our members, traffic patterns, and related information. This data reflects usage patterns gathered during customer visits to our Websites each month, but does not contain behavioral or identifying information about any individual member, unless that member has given us permission to share such information. We may also provide log files and other databases of user information to third parties for analysis, to get a better understanding of traffic throughout our Site.
Access and Accuracy of Your Information
We strive to keep your personal information accurately recorded. We have implemented technology, management processes, and policies to help maintain data accuracy. We provide our members with reasonable access to personal information that they provided to us and the reasonable ability to review and correct it or ask for its deletion, as applicable. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to your data.
To view and change the personal information that you directly provided to us, you may email Virtual Data Partners at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at the (855) 550-DATA. If you want to stop using your account you can delete it by contacting us at the address listed below.
Please be aware that even after you remove information from your profile or delete your account, copies of some or all of that information may remain viewable elsewhere to the extent it has been shared with others.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions page establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our Websites and services. That information can be found at https://www.virtualdatapartners.com/terms-and-conditions/.