- What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site,
- How it is used and with whom it may be shared,
- What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data,
- The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information, and
- How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.
In order to register as a user, you may be required to provide certain personal information (such as name, phone number and email address). If you choose to do business with us, we may also request additional information to help us better serve your needs.
We use “cookies” on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you would not have to log in using a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do this by contacting us through one of the methods specified in the “Contact Us” section of this site:
- See what data we have about you, if any;
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about; and
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data.
We take precautions to protect your information, by maintaining administrative, physical, and technical safety measures planned to protect against the loss, misuse, or unauthorized access, acquisition, alteration or destruction of information we collect through physical and automated means. Your online account with us is protected by your log-in credentials, which we encourage you to keep secure and confidential. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job function (for example, Human Resources, Billing or Customer Service) are granted access to personally identifiable information.
We provide our privacy and security guidelines and standards to VIAS employees and enforce these requirements within the company.
We also require that our service vendors protect your personal information collected against loss, misuse or unauthorized access, acquisition, alteration or destruction.
This website may contain links to other sites, which are not maintained by us. These links are provided purely for your convenience. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content nor do we communicate privacy practices of such other sites, and we are not responsible for any losses, damages, or other liabilities incurred as the result of the use of the Other Sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
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.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.