Last Updated: March 22, 2013
1. Acknowledgement and Acceptance of Terms
2. Other Privacy Policies
Other websites and services that can be accessed by links posted on this website or otherwise identified on this website, whether or not sponsored, approved, known or unknown by Varigence, including, without limitation, links from author profiles and other posted materials, may have their own privacy statements which can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Online merchants and others who use Varigence.com services are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, Varigence does not screen such parties, or exercise control over their policies or practices, and assumes no responsibility for their privacy practices or the content of their websites. We recommend and encourage you to always review the privacy policies of merchants and other third parties before providing any personal information on their websites or completing any transactions with them.
3. Information We Get and How We Use It
Varigence collects certain information from and about Varigence.com web users in three ways: directly from its website server logs, with cookies, and from the user.
a. Web Server Logs
When you visit the Varigence.com website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include:
- Your Internet protocol address.
- The kind of browser or computer you use.
- Number of links you click within the site.
- State or country from which you accessed the site.
- Date and time of your visit.
- Name of your Internet service provider.
- Web page you linked to our site from.
- Pages you viewed on the site.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of delivering relevant content and eases site navigation by providing and saving your preferences and login information as well as providing personalized functionality.
Varigence reserves the right to share aggregated site statistics with other parties, and allow other companies to place cookies on this website 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. Be aware that if you reject cookies by changing your browser settings, you may be disabling some of the functionality on this website.
c. Personal Information Provided by Users
Visitors to the Varigence.com website can register to purchase certain services and/or products. When you register, we will request some personal information such as name, address, email, telephone number or facsimile number, account number and other relevant information. If you are purchasing a service and/or product, we will request financial information. Any financial information we collect is used only to bill you for the services you purchased. If you purchase by credit card, this information may be forwarded to your credit card provider. For other types of registrations, we may ask for additional information for contact purposes, to verify identities, or otherwise qualify participants. You may also be asked to disclose personal information to us so that we can provide assistance and information to you. For example, such data may be requested to provide online technical support and troubleshooting. We may retain and use the information contained in all communications we receive from you, including transmission information and other data imbedded in the transmission of the communication.
The phrase “personally identifiable information” as used in this policy means any information that includes a user’s name, physical or mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other identifier that can be used to identify an individual user.
We will not disclose personally identifiable information we collect from you to third parties without your permission except to the extent necessary including, without limitation:
- To fulfill your service requests for services and/or products.
- To protect ourselves from liability,
- To respond to legal process or comply with legal obligations, and
4. Use of Web Beacons or Linked Image Files
Varigence.com web pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons – sometimes also called single-pixel images – that allow Varigence to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. Varigence may also include Web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters regarding Varigence software and the Varigence.com website in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.
Some of these web beacons may be placed by third party service providers to help determine the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns or email communications. These web beacons may be used by these service providers to place a persistent cookie on your computer. This allows the service provider to recognize your computer each time you visit certain pages or emails and compile information in relation to those page views, which in turn enables us and our service providers to learn which advertisements and emails bring you to our website and how you use the site. Varigence prohibits web beacons placed by it or its service providers on Varigence.com web pages or Varigence.com user computers from being used to collect or access your personal information. However, Varigence has no control over the combination of collected information with personally identifiable information available to such providers from other sources.
5. Accessing Web Account Information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that personally identifiable information in your web account file is correct and current. You may review this information by sending an email to our support attendant at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Changes to This Statement
7. Contacting Us
E-mail Address: email@example.com.
Address: Varigence, Inc., PO Box 22447, Philadelphia, PA 19110
Phone Number: (800) 477-5260 (in the United States)
Varigence will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly respond and resolve any problem or question.
8. Security Measures
As with any information transmitted over the internet, and kept in servers, security risks cannot be completely eliminated, and we cannot guarantee absolute security. However, we do take measures to minimize the risk that personal identifiable information will be disclosed in violation of this policy, and to protect the security and integrity of the information we maintain.
When we work with third parties, we require them to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of the information we maintain, and commit that the information will not be used for any purpose inconsistent with this policy.
E-mails you send to us are not necessarily secure against interception. We will never send e-mails requesting passwords. If you are uncomfortable sending financial or other confidential information by e-mail, please feel free to communicate by ordinary mail or telephone.
9. Website Use by Minors
This website has been established for the exchange of business related information. It is not intended for use by minors under the age of 18. We will not knowingly accept, use or disclose the personal information of any person known by us to be under the age of 18. We reserve the right to delete any such information that comes to our attention, and encourage parents to restrict their minor children from using this website or disclosing personal information on this website. We will cooperate with parents to identify and remove the personal information of any minor that has been placed on this website.
Special exceptions for minors with legitimate educational or other reasons to access this website may be approved by Varigence management upon request by the minor’s parent or legal guardian.