1. Our Commitment to Privacy
2. Collecting Your Information
In the course of your use of this Website, VIC may collect personally identifiable information from you that includes (1) your first and last name, (2) a home or business mailing address, (3) an e-mail address, (4) a telephone number, and (5) employment information.
Generally, you may browse this Website without being required to provide us any of your personally identifiable information. However, in some circumstances, we may request that you provide personally identifiable information. Although your response to such a request is completely voluntary, there are times when you may be required to provide personally identifiable information to us, such as when you contact us through the Website contact form or when you respond to job opportunities available with VIC. These functions may not be available to individuals who elect not to provide the information requested.
3. Use of Your Information
VIC may use the personally identifiable information it collects from you during the course of your use of the Website for a variety of business and marketing purposes including, without limitation, (1) responding to requests for service(s) or service information, (2) processing orders, (3) conducting transactions, (4) record-keeping and archival purposes pursuant to applicable law, (5) promoting Website development, (6) customer service purposes, (7) employment inquiries made by users of the Website, (8) promotional programs, and (9) to contact and correspond with you for legal, marketing, and other business purposes.
VIC may also collect non-personally identifiable information such as domain information, internet protocol address, browser, operating system, date and time, and specific pages you visit as a part of our analysis of the use of the Website. This data enables us to become more familiar with which customers visit our Website and web pages, how often they visit, and what parts of the Website they visit most often. VIC uses this information to improve our web-based offerings and improve the overall quality of the online experience, including product monitoring and product improvement, and does not combine it with your personally identifiable information. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part. To these ends, we may merge information about you into group data, which may then be shared on an aggregated basis with our clients and or advertisers; but Vacuum Instruments Corporation, LLC will not disclose your individual identity or personal and/or business data without your permission. When VIC. does present aggregated information to outside companies, no one will be able to identify or contact you.
4. Disclosure of Your Information
You expressly consent to VIC sharing the information that you have provided, as described herein, across borders and from your country of residence or jurisdiction to other countries around the world, with its (1) business partners, (2) affiliates, (3) subsidiaries, (4) legal representatives, (5) sales agents, (6) independent contractors, and (7) third-party vendors and suppliers for VIC’ business purposes described in section 3. If you do not want personally identifiable information disclosed you may “opt out” of future contacts at any time by unsubscribing from our database by contacting us, as described below in section 13. Notwithstanding anything stated to the contrary herein, VIC will not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for third parties’ direct marketing purposes that are unrelated to VIC products.
VIC may share personally identifiable information with companies that provide support services to VIC, and these companies are not authorized to use personally identifiable information for any purpose other than pursuant to the services provided to VIC, but VIC does not control these companies. VIC also reserves the right to share your personally identifiable information to respond to duly authorized information request of governmental authorities or where required by law.
We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a “Promotion”) through the Website that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to the terms, conditions or official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Promotion to use your name and/or state of residence in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, personally identifiable information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion's official rules, such as on a winners list.
6. Public Forums
7. Collecting Your Information Through Cookies
8. Links to Third Party Sites
This Website may contain links to other third party websites (“Third Party Sites”). You acknowledge that VIC has not reviewed these Third Party Sites, has no control over such Third Party Sites or the content thereof, and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content. Accordingly, you acknowledge and agree that access to any Third Party Site is at your own risk and VIC shall have no liability therefor. VIC is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on these Third Party Sites. Neither VIC nor its affiliates shall be liable for any damages or injury arising out of or relating to the content of any Third Party Site or your use thereof, and same are hereby waived. VIC provides these links merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by VIC of anything contained on Third Party Sites, or its products or services. VIC reserves the right to terminate any link at any time.
Moreover, a Third Party Site may provide a link to this Website (“Links”). This does not indicate an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation, joint venture or partnership by or with VIC. In most cases, VIC is not aware that a third party has linked to this Website.
VIC cannot guarantee that any of the Third Party Sites or Links will be free from any viruses, time bombs, trojan horses, worms or any other damaging computer programming routines or harmful components. Moreover, VIC does not make, and you hereby expressly waive, any and all representations and warranties with respect to the Third Party Sites and Links, and the availability, use, content, accuracy, reliability, or the results of the use of, the Third Party Sites and the Links, and same are hereby waived, and , VIC hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, arising by operation of law or otherwise in connection therewith, including, but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and warranties concerning infringement or the like, all of which are hereby waived.
9. Children Under Age 13
The Website is not directed to children and persons under the age of 13 are not permitted to use the Website. Accordingly, VIC has no actual knowledge that it collects personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that information has been collected from a child under age 13 without verification of parental or guardian consent, that information will be deleted promptly. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us as described in section 13.
10. Storing Your Information
If you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information, you consent to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers located in the United States. VIC will retain your personally identifiable information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws. In that regard, your consent to such retention of your personally identifiable information by VIC remains valid after termination of our relationship with you.
11. Securing Your Information
Other than the personally identifiable information you provide to us during the course of using the Website, any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to our Website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary (“Communications”). Except as otherwise provided by applicable law that cannot be waived, VIC will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. Accordingly, you hereby acknowledge and agree that Communications will not be entitled to any security or privacy protection by VIC and that VIC has no obligation to protect the security or privacy of Communications. VIC and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes.
13. Contacting Us
Vacuum Instruments Corporation, LLC
2101 Ninth Avenue, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Attn: Privacy & Security
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Updated: July 16, 2018