PRIVACY POLICY

VZ COLLECTIVE Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you decide to share, and help you make informed decisions when using www.vzcollective.com.

What our Privacy Policy Covers:

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) covers any personal information that VZ COLLECTIVE obtains from you when you use services on our site. This Policy covers all the websites and services owned, affiliated or operated by VZ Collective (collectively “VZ COLLECTIVE”, “we”, “us”, “our”). This policy does not cover the practices of companies that VZ Collective does not own or control, or the actions of people that we do not employ or manage.

By visiting this site, you acknowledge and agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use of our site. For more information about the terms of use for this site, please visit our Terms of Use.

Changes in our Privacy Policy:

VZ COLLECTIVE may change this policy from time to time, at its sole discretion. We encourage you to check back periodically to see if we have made any changes. If we make any material changes, we will post a notice on our home page. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used.

What Personal Information is Collected:
Depending on how you use VZ COLLECTIVE, we may ask you to share personal information with us. Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to personalize and improve our service.  Whether you choose to give VZ COLLECTIVE information is completely up to you, but keep in mind that if you withhold information, you may not be able to use some of our services.

When Personal Information is Collected:
VZ COLLECTIVE will ask you for information, including some personal information, if you use one of several services:

Becoming a registered user.  In order for you to use certain parts of our websites or take advantage of certain  services, you may be required to complete a registration form.  To complete the registration form you will need to share some personal information, such as your name and e-mail address. You do not have to be a registered user to visit VZ COLLECTIVE web pages. However, you will have to register if you want to place orders or make full use of our services.

Sweepstakes, Contests Raffles and Surveys. If you enter a sweepstakes, contest or raffle, or answer a survey, you will be asked to submit information such as your name and email address, as well as to verify that you are over the age of 13.

Our Ratings & Reviews or Question & Answer services. When you contact us, you will be asked for your name, city and state, email address. We may also collect information about questions and comment that you send to us. We use this information for product and site analysis only. We will NEVER publish or share your email address with any individuals or companies. If you do not consent to publishing your first name and city/state, we will anonymously use your question or comment if it is chosen to be featured.

You post information at your own risk. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you may choose to share your pages and information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that information you post on the website will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the website. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of your information may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other users have copied or stored your information.

Collection of Traffic Data.  We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. VZ COLLECTIVE may automatically receives and records certain “traffic data” on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information, the page you requested, and your communications and interaction with our other website registrants. We this traffic data to, among other things, help diagnose problems with its server, analyze trends and administer and improve our websites.

Sharing of Traffic Data.  We share this type of statistical data so that our partners and advertisers also understand how often people use their areas and our websites, so that they, too, may provide you with an optimal Web experience. We also collect and use information for internal purposes.

Links:

VZcollective.com may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by VZ COLLECTIVE.

Children Under The Age of 13:
VZ COLLECTIVE does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register.
If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on VZ COLLECTIVE.
In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at hello@vzcollective.com.
This policy is designed to protect children. Federal law requires us to take special steps to safeguard children’s privacy.

How VZ COLLECTIVE Protects Your Information:
We take precautions to attempt to protect your personal information.

We urge you to protect your own privacy. We recommend that you do not share your password with anyone or share your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail. Also, because email and instant messaging are not recognized as secure communications, we request that you not send private information to us by email or instant messaging services.

Unfortunately, despite all of our efforts, there is always a risk that third parties may unlawfully intercept transmissions. This reality is true of all Internet use. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit, and you transmit all information at your own risk.

How VZ COLLECTIVE Uses Your Personal Information:
We collect personal information primarily to make our services more rewarding for you to use. We usually use this information for internal purposes, such as studying our customers’ preferences. We may also use your information to contact you for account and promotional purposes.

In the event that another company buys the assets or stock of VZcollective.com, your personal information may then belong to another entity.

How to Avoid Receiving Newsletters and Other VZcollective.com Materials:
We use e-mail addresses to send out newsletters and other announcements with information about VZcollective.com’s new products and special features. If you receive an e-mail and want to avoid further messages, look at the end of the e-mail for instructions on how to remove yourself from the mailing list.

Who Views Your Personal Information:
VZ COLLECTIVE may share your personal information with companies that perform services for us, such as fulfilling orders, delivering packages, sending postal mail and e-mails, analyzing customer data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, investigating fraudulent activity, conducting customer surveys, and providing customer service. They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not disclose your personally identifiable information for other purposes.

Some personal information is stored on servers owned by other companies. Only VZ COLLECTIVE has the right to access this information.

We currently share aggregate information about our customers with advertisers and marketing partners. This information does not identify individual users.

Any personal information that you include in your profile or any content submitted when using the Ratings & Reviews or the Question & Answer services will be displayed on VZcollective.com, so please consider before submitting any such content.

Personal information may be disclosed if required by law.

VZ COLLECTIVE does not and will not sell or license personal information.

At this time, VZ COLLECTIVE does not share any personal information with its affiliates. It is possible that this policy will change in the future. If we do decide to share information with our affiliates, we will post a notice on our home page.

Use of Web Beacons:
We have included web beacons on some of our web pages. VZ COLLECTIVE uses web beacons to transfer data (such as purchase and site usage history). We may provide this data to companies that assist us in data research and analysis; these companies are prohibited from using this data for any other purpose. The analysis and research helps  to determine customer preferences and improve our offerings. VZ COLLECTIVE may also rely upon third parties to assist with the use and implementation of the web beacons.

Definition of web beacon: A web beacon, sometimes called a pixel, is a graphic image or small string of code that is included on web pages or in an email to enable the transfer of data. Web beacons can be used by companies for several purposes such as reporting web site traffic, customer preferences, advertising effectiveness, and general auditing.

Cookies on VZcollective.com
We collect some anonymous information about how you use the site by setting and accessing cookies on your computer. These cookies track information such as how often you visit our web site, what pages you view, and where you go after you leave the site. The cookies track your computer, not you. They are not connected to any personal information about you.

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our websites (for example, advertisers). These cookies allow the server to recognize your computer, for example, each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows advertising networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements. However, we have no access to or control over these cookies and this Privacy Policy does not cover the use of cookies by our business partners or advertisers.