Valley Forge Flag Privacy Statement
1. Collection of Personal Information from Site Visitors
Except as specifically set forth herein, Valley Forge Flag may collect or track: (a) the home server domain names, date, time and number of visits, average time spent on the Site, pages viewed, type of computer, the originating IP address, files downloaded, search engine used, operating system, and type of Web browser of visitors to the Site; (b) the e-mail addresses of visitors that communicate with Valley Forge Flag via e-mail; (c) information knowingly provided by the visitor in online forms, purchase orders, registration or membership forms, surveys, e-mail, and other online avenues (including, without limitation, demographic and personal profile data);and (d) aggregate and user-specific information regarding which pages a user accesses.
Valley Forge Flag may place Internet “cookies” on your hard drive. Internet cookies are small amounts of data that contain a unique identifier that many websites frequently send to your web browser to be stored on your computer’s hard drive in order to save data about you, such as your name, password, user-name, screen preferences, and the pages of a website you have viewed. When you revisit the Site, Valley Forge Flag may recognize you by your Internet cookies and customize your experience accordingly. You may decline Internet cookies by using the appropriate feature of your Web browser software, if available.
Valley Forge Flag may use Google Analytics or a similar service to gather, store, and track certain information related to your visit to and activity on the Site, including anonymous traffic data.
When a visitor performs a search within the Site, Valley Forge Flag may record information identifying the visitor or linking the visitor to the search performed and recording information related to the search request.
2. Use of Personal Information Collected
Personal information collected by Valley Forge Flag may be used by Valley Forge Flag for many reasons, for example, for recordkeeping, editorial and feedback purposes, marketing and promotional purposes, statistical analysis of users’ behavior, product development, content improvement, or to customize the content and layout of the Site. Aggregate data on visitors’ home servers may be used for internal purposes, and individually identifying information, such as names, company, postal and e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information which visitors voluntarily provide to Valley Forge Flag may be added to Valley Forge Flag’s databases and used for future calls and mailings regarding Site updates, new products and services, and upcoming events.
3. Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Except as provided herein, individually identifying personal information provided through the Site will not be sold or otherwise disclosed to third parties not affiliated with Valley Forge Flag.
Identifiable and non-identifiable visitor information and data may be disclosed or distributed to another party with which Valley Forge Flag enters or reasonably may enter into a corporate transaction, such as, for example, a merger, consolidation, acquisition, or asset purchase, or to a third party pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other form of legal process, in response to a request by or on behalf of any local, state, federal, or other government agency, department, or body, whether or not pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other form of legal process, or if determined by Valley Forge Flag in its sole judgment that such disclosure or distribution is appropriate to protect the life, health, or property of Valley Forge Flag or any other person or entity. Identifiable and non-identifiable visitor information and data which visitors provide to Valley Forge Flag may also be provided to third parties that contract with Valley Forge Flag to provide products, information or other services that Valley Forge Flag believes that visitors may be interested in obtaining.
While Valley Forge Flag may undertake efforts to see that any third party to which Valley Forge Flag discloses personal information is under an obligation to use the personal information solely for the purposes for which the information was disclosed, such third parties are independent third parties over which Valley Forge Flag exercises no control. Valley Forge Flag is not responsible for, and will not be liable for, the conduct, actions, omissions, or information handling or dissemination practices of third parties.
4. Links to Other Sites
5. Security Measures
Valley Forge Flag has implemented physical, electronic and procedural security features that are designed to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. Despite Valley Forge Flag’s efforts to protect your personal information, there is always a risk that an unauthorized third party may circumvent such procedures or that transmissions of your information over the Internet may be intercepted. The confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from Valley Forge Flag via this Site or via e-mail cannot be and is not guaranteed. Accordingly, Valley Forge Flag is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. Instead of communicating with Valley Forge Flag via e-mail or the Internet, visitors can contact Valley Forge Flag by telephone at 1.800.352.4435, or by regular mail at 875 Berkshire Blvd., Suite 101, P.O. Box 5979, Wyomissing, PA 19610.
Any materials or comments posted to any of our webpages or sent to us through the Site may be made public. As such, Valley Forge Flag assumes no liability for the accuracy of such information, no duty to update or correct such information, and no liability for such communications arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise.
7. Opt-Out Right
Except as necessary for Valley Forge Flag to provide the products, services, or information, requested by a user, a user may opt out of having his or her personally identifiable information, which has been voluntarily provided to Valley Forge Flag through an account registration or information subscription, prospectively retained by Valley Forge Flag, used by Valley Forge Flag for secondary purposes, or disclosed by Valley Forge Flag to third parties by contacting Valley Forge Flag via postal mail, e-mail, or telephone at the addresses and numbers set out above. (This does not apply to collection of the type of Web browser of the visitor to the Site or to non-identifiable visitor information provided or collected.)
8. Privacy of Children
The Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. It does not knowingly collect personal information online from visitors in this age group. All users must be at least 18 years of age in order to use the Site.
9. Access to and Ability to Correct Personal Information
Upon your request via postal mail, e-mail, or telephone, Valley Forge Flag will provide you with a summary of any personal information retained by Valley Forge Flag that has been voluntarily provided by you to Valley Forge Flag through online forms, registration forms, surveys, e-mail, or another online avenue. You may modify, correct, change or update your personal information by contacting Valley Forge Flag via postal mail, e-mail, or telephone at the address or phone number below.
10. Right to Change Privacy Statement
Valley Forge Flag may change this Privacy Statement at any time. It is the obligation of users returning to the Site to learn of changes to the Privacy Statement since their last visit. Any change to this Privacy Statement shall be effective as to any visitor who has visited the Site before the change was made.
11. Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 provides you with the right to request certain information regarding disclosure of your personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes, including a description of the categories of personal information disclosed. In order to obtain such information, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or write us at the following address: 875 Berkshire Blvd., Suite 101, P.O. Box 5979, Wyomissing, PA 19610.
Updated May 12, 2011
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