(Updated: June 20, 2018.)
Collection of Your Personal Information
Velocitize may collect personal information such as your name and e-mail address. We may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Velocitize. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the site, to maintain the quality of the site, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the site.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Velocitize’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
Velocitize encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from Velocitize so that you can understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. Velocitize is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the Velocitize website.
Use of Your Personal Information
Velocitize collects and uses your personal information to operate its site and deliver its content. Velocitize may also use your personal information to inform you of products or services available from Velocitize and its affiliates. Velocitize may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered by its affiliates. Velocitize may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Velocitize in order to determine what Velocitize content is the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Velocitize to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Velocitize may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Velocitize, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Velocitize does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Velocitize will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Velocitize or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Velocitize; and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Velocitize, or the public.
Velocitize may keep your personal data for as long as reasonably required to meet the purposes described herein. Additionally, we will retain this information as required by law, as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Velocitize pages or register with the Velocitize site, a cookie helps Velocitize to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information. When you return to the Velocitize website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, and you can easily use the Velocitize features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Velocitize website.
Security of Your Personal Information
Velocitize follows generally accepted standards to protect the personal data submitted to us, both during transmission and once it is received, from any unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
Children Under Thirteen
Velocitize does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Velocitize is a publication of WPEngine, Inc. We participate in and have certified our compliance with both the E.U.-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks. We are committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Union (E.U.) member countries and Switzerland, respectively, in reliance on each Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Frameworks, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List at https://www.privacyshield.gov/list.
Under the Privacy Shield Frameworks, we are responsible for the processing of personal data that we collect from you and subsequently transfer to a third party acting as an agent on our behalf. We comply with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU and Switzerland including the onward transfer liability provisions.
With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Frameworks, we are subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including requests made to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third-party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request. Under certain conditions more fully described on the Privacy Shield website located at https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=How-to-Submit-a-Complaint, you may invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.
Even if you’ve chosen to receive communications from us, you may change your preferences at any time. We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to change your subscription preferences and opt-out of receiving announcements of certain information. Users may opt-out of receiving any or all communications from Velocitize by following the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in such communications or contacting us at [email protected].
Additionally, and upon your request, we will provide you with details regarding your personal information that has been collected by us or which is under our control. You may request that we update any personal information about you that we possess, or delete it entirely, by contacting us at [email protected].
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