General Privacy Information
This site contains links to partners, advertisers and third party internet sites and services who may collect data in connection with sweepstakes, promotions, e-commerce, etc. They each have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of this site and VAALAW has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies or actions and is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily and publicly disclose personal information on any online service or website – for example through email – that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. Further, while we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information using the security and other measures set forth herein, VAALAW cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.
Collection and Use of Information
Anyone who participates in any interactive activities offered on this site may be asked to register for a free guest ID and password or to complete subscription registration for an ID and password. We use this contact information from this registration form to send the registrant information about VAALAW, VAALAW affiliates, VAALAW events and clients, and promotional material from some of our clients, sponsors, advertisers and business partners. Users may always opt-out of receiving any such information either by responding to the relevant communication as directed or by contacting this site (see Contacting the Site and Changing Your Personal Information below). Financial information that is collected may be used to bill the user for any products and services purchased from VAALAW. The registrant’s contact information is also used to contact the user who has purchased good from this site when necessary for customer service reasons. Unique identifiers, such as ID and passwords, are collected to verify the user’s identity and for use as account numbers in our record system.
Child Online Protection Act Notification
Children Under the Age of 13
This privacy notice describes our practice of collecting, using and disclosing any personal information collected by VAALAW from all visitors to the Site, therefore including visitors who are children under the age of 13. If you have any questions about this policy, you may contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in writing at Website Operator, 1502 N. Ross Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706.
VAALAW collects personal information from those who access the site. The personal information collected by VAALAW is currently limited to each visitor’s name and email address. No user is required to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary. Any collected information is for VAALAW’s internal purposes only, and is not disclosed to third parties. Information may be used for marketing purposes, and/or to provide you with VAALAW information which we believe may be of interest to you. In order to receive such information, marketing and otherwise, it is necessary for you to establish an account with us.
It is VAALAW’s intent to adhere to the provisions of the Children’s Online Protection and Privacy Act of 1998 (U.S.C. 6501 et seq.) (“COPPA”). No child who visits the site is required to provide any information in order to access most of the site. If you are under age 13, please have a parent or guardian establish your account on the site. For account registration on the site, we require your name and email address. VAALAW will not rent or sell children’s personal identifiable information. VAALAW will not contact children under age 13 regarding special offers or for marketing purpose without parental/guardian consent. A parent/guardian may review his or her child’s personal information, ask to have it deleted and/or refuse to allow any further collection or use of his or her child’s information from the site. To do any of the foregoing, please contact the site’s operator through one of the methods listed above.
We may offer newsletters to share content information about this site with interested users. We use contact data from our newsletter subscriptions to send users the newsletter. On occasion we will email customers promotional material from some of our sponsors, advertisers or business partners. Users may cancel their free email subscriptions and other communications by following the simple instructions at the bottom of each newsletter or email, or by contacting this site (see Contacting the Site and Changing Your Personal Information below).
This site utilizes a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. All user contact information is contained behind a “firewall” and only accessible by a limited number of employees who have special access rights to production systems. Passwords and credit card numbers are encrypted in this site’s secure database, which is also located behind a firewall. All sensitive/credit information supplied by users is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted in this site’s databases as stated above.
Contacting the Site and Changing Your Personal Information
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