Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the VACP website. On some pages, you can order products, make requests, and register for conferences. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:
- Email address
- Phone number
- Credit/Debit Card Information
On some pages, you can submit information about other people. For example, if you register people other than yourself for a conference or if you order a gift online and want it sent directly to the recipient, you will need to submit the other person's information. In this circumstance, the types of personal information collected are:
- Phone Number
While the majority of the VACP web site is hosted by a third-party, the web pages that process this personal and financial data are hosted on an internal server and the data is collected via a secure connection. These secure pages are indicated by the HTTPS:// prefix.
The Way We Use Information
We use the information you provide about yourself when registering for a conference or training or when ordering merchandise only to complete that registration or order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order. We use the information you provide about someone else when registering for a conference or training or when placing an order only to complete that registration or to ship that product and confirm delivery. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that registration or order. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Computer Tracking and Cookies
- the VACP Photo Gallery, which is hosted with Smugmug;
- the VACP Duty Outerwear Store, which is provided by our vendor FORUM-DIRECT; and,
- the VACP ManageURiD Site, which is provided by our vendor ManageURiD.
Click on the vendor's name to read their policy on privacy and security.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Our Commitment To Children's Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain by contacting the VACP's Membership Manager, Ms. Audrey Altovilla. If you need to correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information, the Membership Manager can assist you. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
How To Contact Us
Effective May 13, 2016