VARTEGA INC. PRIVACY POLICY


This privacy policy is for the website http://www.vartega.com (the “Site”) and is served by the Vartega Inc. (hereafter referred to as the Site’s “Owners” or the “Club”) and governs the privacy of any and all persons or users who choose to use the Site.

The Site:

The Site and its Owners take a proactive approach to user privacy in order to ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of users throughout their visiting experience. The Site complies with all applicable United States laws and requirements for user privacy.

Collection of Personal Information:

As a visitor to this Site, you can engage in many activities without providing any personal information. In connection with other activities, such as utilizing online or hosted services, the Site may ask you to provide certain information about yourself by filling out and submitting a form. It is optional for you to engage in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, the Site may ask that you provide personal information, such as your first and last name, mailing address (including postal code), country of residence, e-mail address, employer, title, telephone and facsimile numbers, and other personal information. When participating in electronic commerce via the Site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number. Depending upon the activity, some of the information that is asked of you may be mandatory and some may be voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity. Similarly, if you wish to delete your information (by contacting Vartega at info@vartega.com) that is required for a particular activity on the Site, you will no longer be able to engage in that particular activity. When you use the Site and the products and services available through the Site, the Site may also collect certain information about your computer to facilitate and evaluate your use of the Site and the products and services. For example, the Site may log environmental variables from your computer, such as browser type, operating system, CPU speed, referring or exit webpages, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer. The Site also uses such information to measure traffic patterns on the Site and usage of our services. We do not match such information with any other information held by us unless we have your consent. Unless expressly provided to the contrary, personal information that you provide while you are visiting a third party provider’s website will be subject to the privacy policy posted on that site, and personal information that you provide while on this Site will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

How Your Personal Information is Used:

We collect your information in order to record, support and facilitate your participation on the Site from which this policy is linked. If you subscribe to or register on the Site, for example, the information is used to provide access to the Site and other benefits that may be made available to registered users. Your personal information is also used to track your website preferences and keep you informed regarding the Site, unless you have opted not to receive such communications or such communications are prohibited by applicable law. The Site may collect information about the use of the services and the Site, such as the number of downloads, types of services used, how many users we receive daily, and the IP/Internet address of your computer. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying any user individually. We may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data for improving the Site and services, providing more relevant experiences to users of the Site and for statistical analysis.

Use of Cookies:

Cookies are small digital files that are stored on your web browser, enabling us to track your log-in, web preferences, and return visits. Your browser may allow you to block these cookies; however; you must keep them enabled in order to use the Site. No personal information is stored in cookies or in related files on our server with the exception of account information necessary to provide you with your experience while visiting the Site.

Contact & Communication:

Users contacting the Site and/or its Owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Children under the age of thirteen (13) must obtain parental consent before submitting any information to http://www.vartega.com. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time when it is no longer required or has no use. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process, but users using such form to email processes should be aware that they do so at their own risk. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter:

This Site operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about company events and news. Subscriptions are taken in compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties or shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this Site. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this Site’s email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you, please email info@vartega.com. Email marketing campaigns published by this Site or its Owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include: the opening of emails; forwarding of emails; the clicking of links within the email content; and times, dates and frequency of Site activity. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply users with more relevant content based around their activity. Subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable, clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will be detailed instead.

External Links:

Although this Site only intends to include high-quality, safe and relevant external links, users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this Site. Despite their best efforts, the Owners of this Site cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked websites. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and this Site and its Owners cannot be held liable for any damages, losses, negative consequences or other implications caused by visiting any external links.

Advertisements and Sponsored Links:

This Site may contain sponsored links and advertisements. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the advertisements they serve.

Clicking on any such advertisements will send you to the advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this Site. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should therefore note that they click on sponsored external links at their own risk, and this Site and its Owners cannot be held liable for any damages, losses, negative consequences  or other implications caused by visiting any external links.

Social Media Platforms:

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this Site and its Owners participate on are bound to the terms and conditions and privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively. Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal information. Neither this Site nor its Owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms, and users wishing to discuss sensitive details or such personal information are encouraged to contact the Owners through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email. This Site may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to a particular social media platform. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion, and to note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media:

This Site and its Owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs (web addresses, such as: http://t.co/lLRfRDonXy). Users are advised to take caution and to use good judgment before clicking any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by this Site or its Owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published, many social media platforms are prone to spam, hacking, phishing, malware or other malicious websites or programs, and this Site and its Owners are not liable for any damages, losses, negative consequences or other implications caused by visiting any shortened links or URLs.

Vartega Inc. 

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Golden, CO

Resources & Further Information:*

• Data Protection Act 1998

• Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003

• Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 - The Guide

• Twitter Privacy Policy

• Facebook Privacy Policy

• Google Privacy Policy

• Linkedin Privacy Policy

• Mailchimp Privacy Policy

*Any resources or further information provided as part of this Privacy Policy are under the control of third parties and subject to change without the consent or notification of the Vartega Inc. or this Site.  Users are encouraged to verify the applicability of such resources regularly.