Collection and Use of Personal Information
You may provide to VPP what is generally called “personally identifiable” information when you register, such as your name, email address, postal mailing address, and place of business.
Other Information and Cookies
To help us improve the operation and usability of the VPP Site, we may also collect other “automatically collected” information, such as Internet Protocol address (i.e., the number assigned to a visitor’s computer to identify its location on the Internet), web pages viewed, time and date of visits to the VPP Site, the first page viewed upon arrival on the VPP Site, actions taken during a visit to the VPP Site (e.g., links clicked), the web site that referred or linked you to the VPP Site, and web browser used.
Some parts of the VPP Site rely on cookies, which are small data files placed on your computer (or we may rely on other technology methods in the future). We use information collected by cookies to facilitate your use of Our Site. For example, cookies (or other methods) help make certain web-based forms work properly. You are not required to accept cookies from the VPP Site. You can disable the cookies function (or delete existing cookies) using your web browser’s options. Please note that disabling cookies may prevent you from accessing some of the functionality and site offerings available via the VPP Site.
Use of Information
VPP uses the information that we collect to provide to you all of the features found on the VPP Site. We will use your email address, without further consent, for non-marketing or administrative purposes such as notifying you of major site updates.
VPP may use all of the information that we collect from you to understand the usage trends and preferences, to improve the way the VPP Site works and looks, to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, and to create new features and functionality.
VPP may use automatically collected information and cookies information to: (1) remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the VPP Site; (2) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; and (3) monitor aggregate usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed.
VPP will not use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send promotional or marketing messages without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in (i.e. VPPnews).
Disclosure of Information
VPP may disclose both personally identifiable and automatically collected information to organizations or persons to process such information on our behalf, to provide website maintenance and security, to offer certain features on the VPP Site, to assist us in improving the way the VPP Site works and looks, and to create new features. We use reasonable efforts to: (i) limit their use of such information, and (ii) see that these parties use other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
We may share automatically collected and other aggregate non-personally-identifiable information with interested third parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns on the VPP Site.
Persons under Age 13
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from persons under age 13. If you are a parent or legal guardian and you believe that your child under age 13 may have provided personally identifiable information through the VPP Site, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links to Other Sites
Our Commitment to Data Security
We strive to keep your Personal Information secure and to safeguard it from unauthorized access.
Of course, no security measure can be guaranteed to be 100% effective, so you provide your Personal Information at your own risk.
Use of the Site
All Content, including the VPP name and logo, are protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights and laws. All rights in such materials are reserved to their respective owners, and none of the Content may be retransmitted without the express written consent from the respective owner for each and every instance. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content on any copy you make of the Content.
Links to Third-Party Web Sites, including Social Networks
THE SERVICES AND CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE VPP SITE ARE AVAILABLE “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY SERVICES OR CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE VPP SITE (OR THROUGH LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES), INCLUDING THAT THE VPP SITE, SERVICES, OR CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, INACCURACIES OR OTHER ISSUES CONCERNING THE VPP SITE, SERVICES, AND CONTENT. IF YOU RELY ON THE VPP SITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT, YOU DO SO ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE VPP SITE, SERVICES, AND CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE (EVEN IF THE PURPOSE HAS BEEN DISCLOSED TO US), AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS TO THE VPP SITE, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE VPP SITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT WILL BE FREE FROM SUCH ELEMENTS AND VPP IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO THEM.
Limitation of Liability
VPP AND ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER BASED ON ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, LIABILITY, OR INJURY ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE VPP SITE OR YOUR BREACH OF THESE TERMS, INCLUDING FROM ERRORS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR INACCURACIES IN THE VPP SITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL VPP OR ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR SIMILAR DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, OR LOSS OF DATA) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE VPP SITE, SERVICES, OR CONTENT OR THESE TERMS, REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), CONTRACT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY.
You agree to indemnify and hold VPP and its directors, officers, employees, and agents harmless against all liabilities, losses, damages, and costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) that any of the indemnified parties may incur arising out of or related to your use of the VPP Site, services or content or your violation of these Terms. VPP reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which we are entitled to indemnification. You agree to provide us with all cooperation we reasonably request.